Costa Rica Photo Gallery

Birds at Savegre Mountain Lodge, San Gerardo de Dota.

January 2009 -- Digiscoped images by Joseph Morlan

Spangle-cheeked Tanager (Tangara dowii)
29 January 2009, Savegre Mountain Hotel, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica Here the orange nape patch is visible. This distinguishes this species from the similar Green-naped Tanager (Tangara fucosa) of eastern Panama. Same details as previous. Panasonic DMC-LZ5 / Nikon FieldScope 3 / 30X WA hand-held (no adapter)
Joseph Morlan