Anne Marie McCaffrey's photos with the San Gerardo de Dota

Sooty Robin

Sooty Robin
aka Sooty Thrush (Turdus nigrescens ).


Photographed in San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica | April 2011.

Got away to San Gerardo de Dota for the weekend. I had hoped to maybe, just maybe, photograph a Quetzal, but we barely caught a glimpse of one! That w…
Added on April  5, 2011

White-throated Mountain Gem

White-throated Mountain Gem
Lampornis castaneoventris, male.

Photographed in San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica | April 2011.
Added on April  7, 2011

Flame-colored Tanager

Flame-colored Tanager
Piranga bidentata , male.


Photographed in San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica | April 2011.


Another view in comments.


See the female here
Added on April 12, 2011

Mrs. Flame-colored Tanager

Mrs. Flame-colored Tanager
Female Piranga bidentata .


Another view in comments


See male here.


Photographed in San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica | April 2011.
Added on April 13, 2011

And who might this be? Summer Tanager

And who might this be?  Summer Tanager
This fellow is a motley mix of red/orange and yellow. He was hanging out with the
Flame-colored Tanagers, but he has no wing bars and his bill is a pale color. Is this a Summer Tanager is the midst of a plumage change? I'd like to hear the opinion of o…
Added on April 14, 2011

Weevil Wednesday

Weevil Wednesday
Beetle of the Curculionidae family (weevils).



Photographed in San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica | April 2010.
Added on September 21, 2011