For Love of Costa Rica's Nature: A 2014 Photographic Odyssey

Photos of birds, monkeys, other animals, insects, and scenery from an amazing trip.
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November 3, 2014: Liberia International Airport to Tilaran and San Luis Upon arriving in Liberia, we were met by our friends and hosts, the Parrys. We then drove to their home at the village of San Luis (indicated by a pin on the...
November 3, 2014: Liberia International Airport to Tilaran and San Luis
Upon arriving in Liberia, we were met by our friends and hosts, the Parrys. We then drove to their home at the village of San Luis (indicated by a pin on the…
White-throated Magpie-Jay Costa Rica 14-11-03 Photographed along the road from Liberia to Tilaran, Costa Rica.
White-throated Magpie-Jay Costa Rica 14-11-03
Photographed along the road from Liberia to Tilaran, Costa Rica.
Orange-fronted Parakeet Tilaran Costa Rica 14-11-03 An Orange-fronted Parakeet in Tilaran on the afternoon of November 3. Every afternoon, they come in large numbers to roost for the night. It is a colorful and...
Orange-fronted Parakeet Tilaran Costa Rica 14-11-03
An Orange-fronted Parakeet in Tilaran on the afternoon of November 3. Every afternoon, they come in large numbers to roost for the night. It is a colorful and…
Keel-billed Toucan San Luis Costa Rica 14-11-04 Early on the morning of November 4, we were greeted by this bird calling in a tree across the street from our house in the village of San Luis on the...
Keel-billed Toucan San Luis Costa Rica 14-11-04
Early on the morning of November 4, we were greeted by this bird calling in a tree across the street from our house in the village of San Luis on the…
November 4, 2014: San Luis to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Later on the morning of November 4, we departed for the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve with a stop at at Vientos Frescos Falls which is a tourist attraction...
November 4, 2014: San Luis to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
Later on the morning of November 4, we departed for the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve with a stop at at Vientos Frescos Falls which is a tourist attraction…
Crimson Patched Longwing (Heliconius erato) Vientos Frescos Falls Costa Rica 14-11-04 This butterfly was photographed at Vientos Frescos Falls. In additon to the falls, the place was colorful with butterflies and other insects, such as this...
Crimson Patched Longwing (Heliconius erato) Vientos Frescos Falls Costa Rica 14-11-04
This butterfly was photographed at Vientos Frescos Falls. In additon to the falls, the place was colorful with butterflies and other insects, such as this…
Black Witch Moth - Hodges#8649 (Ascalapha odorata) Vientos Frescos Falls Costa Rica 14-11-04 This gigantic Black Witch Moth - Hodges#8649 ( Ascalapha odorata ) (about 6 inches across) was also photographed at Vientos Frescos Falls.
Black Witch Moth - Hodges#8649 (Ascalapha odorata) Vientos Frescos Falls Costa Rica 14-11-04
This gigantic Black Witch Moth - Hodges#8649 ( Ascalapha odorata ) (about 6 inches across) was also photographed at Vientos Frescos Falls.
Tiger Beetle (Pseudoxycheila tarsalis) Vientos Frescos Falls Costa Rica 14-11-04
Tiger Beetle (Pseudoxycheila tarsalis) Vientos Frescos Falls Costa Rica 14-11-04
Small Orbweaver Spider Vientos Frescos Falls Costa Rica 14-11-04 I don't know what kind of spider this is, but it reminds me a bit of a black widow, so I didn't take any chances with it.
Small Orbweaver Spider Vientos Frescos Falls Costa Rica 14-11-04
I don't know what kind of spider this is, but it reminds me a bit of a black widow, so I didn't take any chances with it.
Brown Longtail Skipper - Hodges#3893 (Urbanus procne) Vientos Frescos Falls 14-11-04
Brown Longtail Skipper - Hodges#3893 (Urbanus procne) Vientos Frescos Falls 14-11-04