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Parque Nacional Volcan Arenal, Costa Rica (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Parque Nacional Volcan Arenal, Costa Rica

Map of Parque Nacional Volcan Arenal, Costa Rica

Arenal National Park Arenal Volcano
Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus) Broad-nosed Weevil (Claeoteges virosa) Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) Harlequin Treefrog (Dendropsophus ebraccatus) Masked Tree Frog (Smilisca phaeota)
Melodious Blackbird (Dives dives) Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) Non-biting Midge (Chironomidae sp) Dicot Skipper (Chioides sp) Montezuma Oropendola (Psarocolius montezuma) Emperor Moth (Oxytenis naemia)
Violet-headed Hummingbird (Klais guimeti) - Female Thick-billed Seed Finch (Sporophila funerea) - Female Jewel Caterpillar Moth (Dalceridae sp) Long-necked Seed Bug (Myodocha intermedia) Leaf Katydid (Viadana sp) Brown Jay (Psilorhinus morio)
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) Slug Caterpillar Moth (Parasa wellesca) Mahogany Tree Frog (Tlalocohyla loquax) Emperor Moth (Copaxa sp) Tiger Moth (Erebidae sp) Emperor Moth (Arsenura sp)
Rufous Motmot (Baryphthengus martii) Dusky Herpetogramma Moth (Herpetogramma phaeopteralis) Mourning Gecko (Lepidodactylus lugubris) Russet Antshrike (Thamnistes anabatinus) Bicolored Hawk (Accipiter bicolor) Tiger Moth (Dysschema magdala)
Pearl Moth (Spilomelinae sp) May Beetle (Phyllophaga sp) Net-spinning Caddisfly (Smicridea sp) Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (Empidonax flaviventris) Flea Beetle (Parchicola sp) Keel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus)
Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer (Chalybura urochrysia) Central American Montane Tiger Beetle (Pseudoxycheila tarsalis) Broad-nosed Weevil (Exophthalmus jekelianus) Black-crested Coquette (Lophornis helenae) - Female Snowcap (Microchera albocoronata) - Male Orange-chinned Parakeet (Brotogeris jugularis)
Scaly-breasted Hummingbird (Phaeochroa cuvierii) Red-billed Pigeon (Patagioenas flavirostris) Ochre-bellied Flycatcher (Mionectes oleagineus) Soldier Beetle (Chauliognathus sp)



Costa Rica

10/3/2023: Next stop was the Arenal Volcano which turned out to be really close to where we were just staying.

10/4/2023: We got a guide for the morning, and we walked around near the main building as well as a farm that was on the property.


Previous Visit (La Fortuna: 10/3/2023)
Next Visit (Arenal Misticopark: 10/5/2023)

Species Recorded (139)

Birds ( 112 )

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites ( Accipitridae )
Bicolored Hawk - Accipiter bicolor

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Gray Hawk - Buteo plagiatus

Chachalacas, Guans, and Curassows ( Cracidae )
Great Curassow - Crax rubra
Crested Guan - Penelope purpurascens

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Gray-chested Dove - Leptotila cassinii
Red-billed Pigeon - Patagioenas flavirostris
Short-billed Pigeon - Patagioenas nigrirostris

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Red-lored Parrot - Amazona autumnalis
Orange-chinned Parakeet - Brotogeris jugularis

Swifts ( Apodidae )
White-collared Swift - Streptoprocne zonaris

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird - Amazilia tzacatl
Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer - Chalybura urochrysia
Green Thorntail - Discosura conversii
Green-fronted Lancebill - Doryfera ludovicae
Purple-crowned Fairy - Heliothryx barroti
Violet-headed Hummingbird - Klais guimeti
Black-crested Coquette - Lophornis helenae
Snowcap - Microchera albocoronata
Scaly-breasted Hummingbird - Phaeochroa cuvierii
Green Hermit - Phaethornis guy
Long-billed Hermit - Phaethornis longirostris
Stripe-throated Hermit - Phaethornis striigularis
Crowned Woodnymph - Thalurania colombica

Trogons ( Trogonidae )
Gartered Trogon - Trogon caligatus

Motmots ( Momotidae )
Rufous Motmot - Baryphthengus martii
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum

Jacamars ( Galbulidae )
Rufous-tailed Jacamar - Galbula ruficauda

Toucans ( Ramphastidae )
Collared Aracari - Pteroglossus torquatus
Yellow-throated Toucan - Ramphastos ambiguus
Keel-billed Toucan - Ramphastos sulfuratus

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Pale-billed Woodpecker - Campephilus guatemalensis
Smoky-brown Woodpecker - Dryobates fumigatus
Black-cheeked Woodpecker - Melanerpes pucherani

Ovenbirds ( Furnariidae )
Fawn-throated Foliage-gleaner - Automolus cervinigularis
Wedge-billed Woodcreeper - Glyphorynchus spirurus
Streak-headed Woodcreeper - Lepidocolaptes souleyetii
Olivaceous Woodcreeper - Sittasomus griseicapillus
Plain Xenops - Xenops minutus
Spotted Woodcreeper - Xiphorhynchus erythropygius

Antthrushes and Antpittas ( Formicaridae )
Thicket Antpitta - Myrmothera dives

Antbirds ( Thamnophilidae )
Dusky Antbird - Cercomacroides tyrannina
Dull-mantled Antbird - Sipia laemosticta
Russet Antshrike - Thamnistes anabatinus

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Bright-rumped Attila - Attila spadiceus
Northern Tropical Pewee - Contopus bogotensis
Eastern Wood-Pewee - Contopus virens
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - Empidonax flaviventris
Piratic Flycatcher - Legatus leucophaius
Slaty-capped Flycatcher - Leptopogon superciliaris
Ochre-bellied Flycatcher - Mionectes oleagineus
Dusky-capped Flycatcher - Myiarchus tuberculifer
Gray-capped Flycatcher - Myiozetetes granadensis
Social Flycatcher - Myiozetetes similis
Great Kiskadee - Pitangus sulphuratus
Rufous Mourner - Rhytipterna holerythra
Black Phoebe - Sayornis nigricans
Common Tody-Flycatcher - Todirostrum cinereum
Yellow-winged Flatbill - Tolmomyias flavotectus
Yellow-olive Flatbill - Tolmomyias sulphurescens
Tropical Kingbird - Tyrannus melancholicus

Manakins ( Pipridae )
White-ruffed Manakin - Corapipo altera

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Southern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx ruficollis

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Brown Jay - Psilorhinus morio

Treecreepers ( Certhiidae )
Long-billed Gnatwren - Ramphocaenus melanurus

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Stripe-breasted Wren - Cantorchilus thoracicus
Gray-breasted Wood-Wren - Henicorhina leucophrys
White-breasted Wood-Wren - Henicorhina leucosticta
Northern Nightingale-Wren - Microcerculus philomela
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon

Gnatwrens ( Polioptilidae )
Tawny-faced Gnatwren - Microbates cinereiventris

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Black-headed Nightingale-Thrush - Catharus mexicanus
Swainson's Thrush - Catharus ustulatus
Wood Thrush - Hylocichla mustelina
Clay-colored Thrush - Turdus grayi

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
Lesser Greenlet - Pachysylvia decurtata
Tawny-crowned Greenlet - Tunchiornis ochraceiceps
Red-eyed Vireo - Vireo olivaceus

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Golden-crowned Warbler - Basileuterus culicivorus
Canada Warbler - Cardellina canadensis
Wilson's Warbler - Cardellina pusilla
Tennessee Warbler - Leiothlypis peregrina
Black-and-white Warbler - Mniotilta varia
Buff-rumped Warbler - Myiothlypis fulvicauda
Northern Waterthrush - Parkesia noveboracensis
Blackburnian Warbler - Setophaga fusca
Chestnut-sided Warbler - Setophaga pensylvanica
Yellow Warbler - Setophaga petechia
Tropical Parula - Setophaga pitiayumi

Bananaquit ( Coerebinae )
Bananaquit - Coereba flaveola

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Green Honeycreeper - Chlorophanes spiza
Red-legged Honeycreeper - Cyanerpes cyaneus
Tawny-capped Euphonia - Euphonia anneae
Olive-backed Euphonia - Euphonia gouldi
Yellow-throated Euphonia - Euphonia hirundinacea
White-throated Shrike-Tanager - Lanio leucothorax
Scarlet-rumped Tanager - Ramphocelus passerinii
Variable Seedeater - Sporophila corvina
Thick-billed Seed Finch - Sporophila funerea
Golden-hooded Tanager - Stilpnia larvata
Emerald Tanager - Tangara florida
Bay-headed Tanager - Tangara gyrola
Silver-throated Tanager - Tangara icterocephala
Blue-gray Tanager - Thraupis episcopus
Palm Tanager - Thraupis palmarum

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Orange-billed Sparrow - Arremon aurantiirostris
Black-striped Sparrow - Arremonops conirostris
Yellow-faced Grassquit - Tiaris olivaceus

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Melodious Blackbird - Dives dives
Baltimore Oriole - Icterus galbula
Montezuma Oropendola - Psarocolius montezuma

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Scarlet-thighed Dacnis - Dacnis venusta


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