During part of Jan and Feb 2017 , Ave Nativa was required to lead 2 birding groups from Goteborgs Ornithological Asoc, Sweden. Sponsored by Birding CR. Great groups !! We scored over 388 sps on first group and 444 sps on second trip. Inclunding: Spotted Wood-Quail, Sunbittern, Great green Macaws, Barred Hawk, Black Hawk-Eagle, Vermiculated Screech Owl, Great Potoo, White tipped Sicklebill, Mangrove Hummingbird, Black crested Coquette, Buff fronted Quail-Dove, Resplendent Quetzal, Keel billed Motmot, Pied Puffbird, American Pygmy Kingfisher, Thicket Antpitta, Snowy Cotinga, Blue and Gold tanager, Cabannis’ Ground- Sparrow, Nicaraguan Seed Finch.
One of the best animals we saw, was Margay !! Plus Sloths, monkeys, snakes, frogs, lizards,etc were part of these trips..
My deepest appreciation for the assistace of our tour leaders: Berndt Lindberg and Rudy Jelinek.
The winning bird:
Scaled Antpitta!!! Excellent views a few meters away from us, seen in 2 different days.