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Chronological Trips 
Raptor Migration 1/09  Cozumel, Mex. Birds 11/08  Cozumel, Mex. Underwater  France 10-08  Nevada 10/08
Costa Rica Birds 6/08  Costa Rica Hummingbirds 6/08  Costa Rica Wildlife 6/08  Costa Rica Underwater 6/08
Peregrine Falcons 5/08  Magee Marsh 5/08  Colorado 4/08 March Migration 3/08  Killdeer - Ohio 2/08
 Sweden Birds 2/08  Bonaire Birds 2/08  Bonaire Underwater 2/08  Fiji-Birds 11/07  Fiji Underwater 11/07
 Australia Sydney 11/07  Australia-Hawkesbury 11/07 Point Reyes, Ca. 8/07  North Dakota 7/07  Los Cabos, Mex. 6/07
Dominica 2/07  Homosassa Springs, FL 11/06  Whitsunday, Australia 6/06  Australia 5/06 Land Between the Lakes, KY 4/06
 Grand Teton, Wyoming 2/06  Grand Turk 11/05  Grand Turk 2/05  Africa 1/88  Galapagos 11/83
 Each image is legally protected by U.S. & International copyright laws and may NOT be used for reproduction in any manner without the explicit authorization of John McKean

Costa Rica Birds  6/08
Birding Guide for Savegre: Melvin Fernandez

Resplendent Quetzal 


Resplendent Quetzal 


Resplendent Quetzal 


GPS Tracks


Long-tailed Silky-Flycatcher 

Shining Honeycreeper 


Emerald Toucanet

Great Kiskadee

Golden-browed Chlorophonia 


Golden-browed Chlorophonia 


Golden-hooded Tanager


Indigo Bunting


Yellow-throated Euphonia 


Prong-billed Barbet


Red-legged Honeycreeper-breeding


Red-legged Honeycreeper 


Cherrie's Tanager 


Crimson-collared Tanager

Blue-crowned Motmot

Amazon Kingfisher


Ringed Kingfisher


Green Kingfisher


Common Tody-flycatcher

Palm Tanager


Red-lored Parrot


Rose-Breasted Grosbeak 


Green Honeycreeper 


Scarlet-thighed Dacnis 


Bay-headed Tanager


Yellow-faced Grassquit


Tufted Flycatcher


White-tailed Kite


Swallow-tailed Kite


Roadside Hawk


Laughing Falcon


Yellow-headed Caracara


Crested Caracara


Gray-bellied Hawk (juv)


Collared Forest-falcon juv.



Acorn Woodpecker


Collared Trogon


Collared Trogon


Collared Redstart


Yellowish Flycatcher


Cocoa Woodcreeper


Silver Throated Tanager


Turquoise-browed Motmot


Keel-billed Toucan


Black-Throated Trogon


White-collared Seedeater 


Black-cheeked Woodpecker 


Northern Bobwhites


Black-bellied Whistling duck


Blue-gray Tanager


Flame-throated Warbler


Streak-headed Woodcreeper



Violaceous Trogon 

Violaceous Trogon 


White-winged Dove


Orange chinned Parakeet


Variable seedeater Pacific race


Red-footed Booby - dark morph


Brown Booby


Bare-throated Tiger-Heron


Bare-throated Tiger-Heron - juv.


Resplendent Quetzal 


Resplendent Quetzal juv.

Resplendent Quetzal  juv.


Resplendent Quetzal 


Dark Pewee


Golden-naped Woodpecker 


Golden-naped Woodpecker 


Black-hooded Antshike 


Black-hooded Antshike 


Chestnut-backed Antbird


Scarlet Macaw


Mangrove Swallow


Smooth-billed Ani


Common Bush-Tanager


Great Egret


Green Heron


Rufous-naped Wrens


Groove-billed Ani


Black Vulture



Brown Jay



Great-tailed Grackle 

Black-necked Stilt


Blue-and-Gold Macaw


Scarlet Macaw


Collared Araari


Chestnut-mandibled Toucan


Brown Pelican juv.


Royal Tern


Baltimore Oriole


Sulfur-bellied Flycatcher


Cinnamon Becard


Ruddy Treerunner


Northern Jacana


Chestnut-colored Woodpecker


Hoffman's Woodpecker


Clay-colored Robin


Gray-headed Tanager


Orange-billed Sparrow


Blue-black Grosbeak 


Riverside Wren


Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  juv.


Black-bellied Whistling Ducks


Scarlet Macaw (pair)

American Dipper


Yellow-winged Vireo


White Ibis


Great-tailed Grackle


Brown Pelicans


Cherrie's Tanager 


Social Flycatcher


Tropical Screech Owl


Black Guan


Empidonax Flycatcher


White-breasted Wood-Wren


Yellow-winged Vireo


White-crowned Parrot


Scarlet Tanager 


Olive-backed Euphonia


Blue-black Grassquit




Black-cowled Oriole 


ID Only Pics

Orchard Oriole 


Spangle-cheeked Tanager


Magnificent Frigatebird 


Purple Gallinule


Band-backed Wren


Gray-headed Chachalaca


Flame-colored Tanager