Anne Marie McCaffrey's photos with the beach

Semipalmated Plover

Semipalmated Plover
Charadrius semipalmatus, winter plumage.


Photographed on the Guanacaste coast (Pacific ocean) of Costa Rica | January 2012.
Added on January 26, 2012

Take time to eat the flowers

Take time to eat the flowers
Orange-fronted Parakeet (Aratinga canicularis) munching on some flowers. I don't know what this tree is but birds just love it - parrots, parakeets and orioles flock to it for these flowers. The local name for it is "madera negra" (black wood) - I'd lov…
Added on November 25, 2010

Blue suede shoes - eight of them

Blue suede shoes - eight of them
A jumping spider with blue feet! He's having tree hopper for lunch.


Photographed in Guanacaste, Costa Rica | January 2010.

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Added on February  9, 2011

Ctenosaur

Ctenosaur
Also known as Black Spiny-tailed Iguana (Ctenosaura similis). The lack of spines along the back indicates this is a juvenile. Adding to my set of the wildlife/nature of the Guanacaste coast... For more from Costa Rica's Guanacaste coast, see my set Gu…
Added on February  7, 2011

Sea creature

Sea creature
Sea slug in tide pool, about 2.5 cm in length



Photographed in Guanacaste, Costa Rica (Pacific coast) | January 2010.
Added on March 16, 2011

sea shell by the sea shore

sea shell by the sea shore
Added on October 22, 2009

treasures

treasures
Added on November  7, 2009