My best Costa Rica Bird photos

So I took a lot of bird photos in Costa Rica, and most of them were really bad…but some of them were ok! Here are the most ok ones to share (including the toucan and the snowy egret because obviously)…I’ll share some terrible ones soon…PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ID ANY OF THEM!!

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Cherrie’s Tanager (Ramphocelus costaricensis), these guys were really common, but they were hard not to photograph because they were so friendly
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With females in the background
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I love this extremely frumpy bird but I don’t know what it is
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Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus)
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Kiskadee nesting behavior
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Black crowned Tityra (Tityra inquisitor)
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I could have seen you in Pennsylvania yellow warbler (Setophaga petechia)!!
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Spotted Sandpiper (I love this bird because it’s main diagnostic character is that it wiggles its butt) (Actitis macularius)
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Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)
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Vader’s after my pelican
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Egret flying
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Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)
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Rufous-naped wren (Campylorhynchus rufinucha)
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Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis)
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Volcano Hummingbird (with bad posture) (Selasphorus flammula)
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Pissed off volcano hummingbird
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Montezuma Oropendola (Psarocolius montezuma)
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Orange-bellied trogon (Trogon aurantiiventris)
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Olive backed Euphonia (Euphonia gouldi)
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Black-cheeked woodpecker (Melanerpes pucherani)
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White tipped dove (I think) (Leptotila verreauxi)
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Black-headed trogon (Trogon melanocephalus)
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Pale-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus guatemalensis)
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Chestnut-backed antbird (Myrmeciza exsul)
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Black vulture (Coragyps atratus)
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Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao)
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Female or juvenile red-capped manakin (Ceratopipra mentalis)
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Broad winged hawk (Buteo platypterus)
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I had a lot of trouble identifying the hummingbirds, but I think this is a Magnificent Hummingbird? (Eugenes fulgens)
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Female
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Stripe tailed hummingbird? (Eupherusa eximia)
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Maybe also stripe tailed
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White winged dove (Zenaida asiatica)
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Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)
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Chestnut mandibled Toucan(Ramphastos ambiguus swainsonii)
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And finally…the national bird of Costa Rica (tragically), the Clay-Coloured Robin (Turdus grayi)
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