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Nicaragua / Costa Rica Border Zone, Nicaragua (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Nicaragua / Costa Rica Border Zone, Nicaragua

Map of Nicaragua / Costa Rica Border Zone, Nicaragua

White-throated Magpie-Jay (Calocitta formosa) Rufous-naped Wren (Campylorhynchus rufinucha) Orange-fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula canicularis)

This is the built-up area along the border and Inter-American Highway. The habitat in the area is pasture land and dry forest.


Mexico to Panama

2/17/2009: After a fairly smooth border crossing on the Nicaragua side, we spent five hours waiting to get through the Costa Rica side of the border. The level of incompetence was astounding. I tried to bribe one of the border guards with a twenty, but that only nearly got me arrested.

Previous Visit (Mombacho: 2/16/2009)
Next Visit (Parque National Palo Verde: 2/18/2009)

Species Recorded (4)

Birds ( 4 )

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Orange-fronted Parakeet - Eupsittula canicularis

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
White-throated Magpie-Jay - Calocitta formosa

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Rufous-naped Wren - Campylorhynchus rufinucha


North America


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