Costa Rica Photo Gallery

We visited Costa Rica in July 2004.

Scenery

Monteverde cloud forest rain forest lowland river waterfall near Arenal Volcano

Birds

swallow white-throated magpie jay

tiger heron great egret boat-billed heron

magnificent hummingbird violet sabrewing hummingbird blue-tailed hummingbird

Mammals

Black howler monkey, Alonatta caraya

mantled howler monkey mantled howler monkey

long-nosed bats crab-eating raccoon white-faced capuchin monkeys

Insects

butterfly butterfly butterfly butterfly butterfly butterflies eating a guava flea on butterfly eye

Africanized bees grasshopper

Fish:

Banded butterflyfish, Chaetodon striatus

three-banded butterfly fish

Black butterflyfish, Chaetodon aya

barberfish

Grey angelfish, Pomacanthus arcuatus

Cortez angelfish

Snappers

Mexican goatfish

Latin grunts, Haemulon steindachneri

spottail grunts

Porcupinefish, Diodon hystrix

spotted porcupinefish

Balloonfish, Diodon holocanthus

balloonfish

Spotted puffer, Guentheridia formosa

white spotted puffer

Yellow stingray, Urolophus jamaicensis

round stingray

Triggerfish, Balistes sp.

blunthead triggerfish spotted sharpnose puffer

Damselfish

damselfish

Panamic green moray Argus moray rock croaker (juvenile) grouper blenny hamlet Pacific seahorse

Nudibranchs

nudibranch nudibranch nudibranch nudibranch nudibranch nudibranch

Invertebrates

pen shell land crab sea cucumber hermit crab Panamic cushion stars worms sea star harlequin shrimps octopus

Reptiles and Amphibians

tree frog American crocodile

iguana iguana iguana iguana

lizard lizard lizard mating lizards

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Last modified 14 March 2017