Mes: mayo 2016

Best beaches from Puerto Viejo to Manzanillo – Limon – Costa Rica

 

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Salsa Brava – Puerto Viejo

 

1-Salsa Brava Beach / Puerto Viejo

Known as a good spot for surf and for great mojitos in Salsa Brava Bar. Nice sunset.

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2- Cocles Beachbreak

Surf spot, board rentals, surf lessons. Easy access, just next to the road.

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3-Punta Cocles

IMG_3492IMG_4260Coral reef and sandy beach. Natural pools suitable for families with toddlers. Access through Hotel Villas del Caribe.

4-Playa Chiquita

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Playa Chiquita, considered best beach in the world by experienced travellers, is a sandy beach with coral reef and a nice jungle that hosts a lot of wildlife. It is a good option for families with children for its nice natural pools. It is difficult to find the path through the jungle to get to such a nice place. Ask around.

5-Punta Uva

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Long and sandy beach with good access from the road. Punta Uva beach is good spot for kayaking and snorkeling, and for enjoying a day at the beach with a bbq style restaurant right there.

6-Arrecife Beach

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Such a great place, palms right in front of the water, coral reef, a restaurant with cold beer and accessible by car/bicycle from the road.

7-Manzanillo

Little village of Manzanillo, at the very end of the road, with a nice jungle and beach with coral reef. Place for local families to enjoy Sundays and bank holidays in such a long beach. Local restaurants offer traditional Afro-caribbean cuisine.

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Discover all these beaches from La Kukula Lodge located in Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. Book directly in our official webpage www.lakukulalodge.com for best rates and special offers.

 

 

List of birds La Kukula Lodge Puerto Viejo Playa Chiquita

 

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This is a list of birds seen at La Kukula Lodge in Playa Chiquita Puerto Viejo Costa Rica in April 2016. A short list due to lack of experience of the birdwatcher; an experienced birdwatcher will easily triple this list. April and May is always very easy to spot nests: at least 6 different nests have been seen in La Kukula Lodge garden belonging to Manakins, Wood Rail, tanagers and hummingbirds.

List of birds seen in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Playa Chiquita La Kukula Lodge:

1-White-collared Manakin

Manacus candei

2-Fasciated Antshrike

Cymbilaimus lineatus

Batará lineado

3- Chesnut-backed Antbird

Myrmeciza exsul

Hormiguero dorsicastaño

4-Tawny-crested Tanager

Tachyphonus delattrii

Tangara Coronidorada

5-Red-throated Ant-tanager

Habia fuscicauda

Tangara hormiguera gorgirroja

6-Violet-crowned Woodnymph

Thalurania colombica

Ninfa coronivioleta

7-Little Hermit

Phaethornis longuemareus

Ermitaño enano

8-Long-tailed Hermit

Phaethornis superciliosus

Ermitaño de cola larga

9-Slaty-tailed Trogon

Trogon massena

Trogón coliplomizo

10- Violaceous Trogon

Trogon violaceus

Trogón Violáceo

11- Crested Guan

Penelope purpurascens

Pava crestada

12-Gray-headed Chachalaca

Ortalis cinereiceps

Chacalaca cabecigris

13-Great Green Macaw

Ara ambigua

Lapa verde

14-Keel-billed Toucan

Ramphastos sulfuratus

Tucán pico iris

15-Chesnut-mandibled Toucan

Ramphastos swainsonii

Tucán de Swainson

16-Collared aracarí

Pteroglossus torquatus

Tucancillo collarejo

17-Gray-necked Wood-Rail

Aramides cajanea

Chirincocó

18-Rufus-and-white Wren

Thryothorus thoracicus

Soterrey pechirrayado

19-Montezuma Oropendola

Psarocolius montezuma

Oropéndola de Montezuma

Lista de aves vistas en La Kukula Lodge / Abril 2016

 

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Nido de Saltarín cuelliblanco / Manacus candei / White-collared Manakin

Esta es una lista de aves vistas en La Kukula Lodge de Playa Chiquita / Puerto Viejo / Costa Rica durante el mes de abril de 2016. La lista es corta debido a la inexperiencia de este novel avistador; hay muchas mas aves que un experimentado “birdwatcher” podrá ver en su visita a nuestro lodge. El mes de abril y mayo es época de anidamiento y hemos podido observar diversos nidos de manakins, de colibrís, uno de chirincocó y otro de tangara.

Lista de aves de Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Playa Chiquita La Kukula Lodge  :

1-White-collared Manakin

Manacus candei

Saltarín cuelliblanco

2-Fasciated Antshrike

Cymbilaimus lineatus

Batará lineado

3- Chesnut-backed Antbird

Myrmeciza exsul

Hormiguero dorsicastaño

4-Tawny-crested Tanager

Tachyphonus delattrii

Tangara Coronidorada

5-Red-throated Ant-tanager

Habia fuscicauda

Tangara hormiguera gorgirroja

6-Violet-crowned Woodnymph

Thalurania colombica

Ninfa coronivioleta

7-Little Hermit

Phaethornis longuemareus

Ermitaño enano

8-Long-tailed Hermit

Phaethornis superciliosus

Ermitaño de cola larga

9-Slaty-tailed Trogon

Trogon massena

Trogón coliplomizo

10- Violaceous Trogon

Trogon violaceus

Trogón Violáceo

11- Crested Guan

Penelope purpurascens

Pava crestada

12-Gray-headed Chachalaca

Ortalis cinereiceps

Chacalaca cabecigris

13-Great Green Macaw

Ara ambigua

Lapa verde

14-Keel-billed Toucan

Ramphastos sulfuratus

Tucán pico iris

15-Chesnut-mandibled Toucan

Ramphastos swainsonii

Tucán de Swainson

16-Collared aracarí

Pteroglossus torquatus

Tucancillo collarejo

17-Gray-necked Wood-Rail

Aramides cajanea

Chirincocó

18-Rufus-and-white Wren

Thryothorus thoracicus

Soterrey pechirrayado

19-Montezuma Oropendola

Psarocolius montezuma

Oropéndola de Montezuma

 

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