The Wildlife of Costa Rica #2

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Costa Rica – a country-reserve, where a riot of wild flora and fauna surrounded by mountains and oceans. It is home to a lot of different animals.Continuing the story about the fauna of Costa Rica. Today we have a lot of birds, crabs and lizards. Also see Part 1

Rhode anoles is a family of Iguanas (Iguanidae) and includes about 200 species with 300 subspecies. Most of them leads arboreal lifestyle. Closer))

The Wildlife of Costa Rica #2

Malachite iguana. This small lizard that lives in the cloud forests of Latin America, named for its incredibly beautiful coloring:

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Brown Basilisk. Find it among the branches brown extremely difficult:

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Surprisingly, unlike many lizards, this was not scared when I started to approach it:

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The Four ameyva – very small and very nimble lizard, often found in the woods on the banks of the oceans. At the slightest danger of quick-quick-quick escapes:

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This guy could not be determined. Who is it?

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With this also somehow hard. Like both on ameyvu like, and like and anoles …

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Too obscure lizard … divorced here!

Lizards belong to the class of reptiles. There are about 5,000 species of lizards!

The Wildlife of Costa Rica #2

Anchorwhip botrops Schlegel – snake tropical forests, the representative species of vipers. He lives in the trees. Like most arboreal snakes, a prehensile tail, and binocular vision. The characteristic feature of this type of – “forever” near the eye, formed a raised scales.

Viper is active at night. Prey on lizards, frogs and small rodents as well – near flowering trees – hummingbirds who had flown to eat. The coloring of these snakes colored: from rich orange-yellow to grayish-green. YELLOW botropsa in Costa Rica called Oropel. Poisonous:

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Crab! This hermit crab, crab is not quite true, because it has a shell. So he finds some abandoned shell and lives in it:

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Crab upside down – cool:

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But he quickly turns and tries to hit the road:

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Yet some crab …

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Mexican crab. He lives in burrows in the sand, has a varied bright color:

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We turn to the birds. This is an American darter. These birds take off either by a running water or jumping from a height of trees or shrubs. Sit on the water, usually slipping or sliding along the surface from the shore:

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It doe. The male’s head is dark, like the trunk:

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Colibri magenta sablekryl precisely reaches a length of about 14 to 15 cm

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Gigantic gray nightjar. This nocturnal bird that pretends to be a log in the afternoon. He tries to climb higher. I saw it at once, even after I showed it to the conductor in the park. Pokes a finger into a tree and said – it’s a bird)) Enlistment cries of “Puu-yy” – deep, clear, sad-sounding noises, decreasing in height, and on the volume …

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Magpie jay. A lot of shouting))

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Who is here?

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Citrine night heron. Have not heard that croak … )) This graceful heron reaches a length of about 60 cm and weighs about 620 grams:

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Bolshehvosty grackles. He often held in the afternoon on the ground and looking for food. They feed on seeds, fruits, insects, small reptiles and amphibians, and small fish, eggs and chicks. In the fields they follow the tractors and combine harvesters, picking up terrified of insects and seeds. Farmers believe birds disaster when they appear on the fields in large flocks:

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Ognennogolovy color trupial:

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Turkey vulture. American bird of the family vultures native to North and South America. It is considered one of the most common birds of prey in the New World:

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Great Blue Heron:

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Local Costa Rican swallow. That is all.

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