We offer information on birding in Costa Rica ,  and the complete bird list for Costa Rica, with 812 species with voucher.

The list of the birds of Costa Rica is presented with English common names, scientific names, and recommended Spanish common names:

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Ardeidae

Agami Heron Agamia agami Garza Pechicastaña
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
Bare-throated Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma mexicanum Garza-Tigre Cuellinuda
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Martinete Coroninegro
Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius Pico-Cuchara, Chocuaco
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Garcilla Bueyera
Fasciated Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma fasciatum Garza-Tigre de Río
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Garzón Azulado
Great Egret Ardea alba Garceta Grande
Green heron Butorides virescens
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis Avetorillo Pantanero
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Garceta Azul
Pinnated Bittern Botaurus pinnatus Avetoro Neotropical
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens Garceta Rojiza
Rufescent Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma lineatum Garza-Tigre de Selva
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Garceta Nivosa
Striated heron Butorides striata
Tiger-heron Tigrisoma fasciatum
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Garceta Tricolor
Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Matinete Cabecipinto

Bombycillidae

Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Ampelis Americano

Bucconidae

Lanceolated Monklet Micromonacha lanceolata Monjito Rayado
Pied Puffbird Notharchus tectus Buco Pinto
White-fronted Nunbird Monasa morphoeus Monja Fretiblanca
White-necked Puffbird Notharchus macrorhynchos Buco Collarejo
White-whiskered puffbird Malacoptila panamensis Buco Barbón