Who We Are

Photograph by: Catalina Mora

Where We Work -The Osa Peninsula

Photograph by: Alan Dahl

Research

Photograph by: Manuel Sanchez

World Migratory Bird Festival

Photograph by: Minor Hidalgo

OSA BIRDS

Conserving Birds And Their Habitats On The Osa Peninsula Through Research And Education

Who We Are

Osa Birds is a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to conserving birds and their habitats on the Osa Peninsula and the southern Pacific coastal slope of Costa Rica through innovative science, education, conservation initiatives and key partnerships that will facilitate species protection.

Monitoring

Osa Birds monitors bird population tendencies to detect possible species declines over time.  We collaborate with public agencies,  non-governmental organizations working to achieve similar objectives, and interested parties to develop conservation management strategies for species protection over the long term.

Education and Outreach

Osa Birds works with to awareness of bird conservation and habitat protection within the local rural schools and communities in which Osa Birds operates.  Educational and outreach activities include…

Osa Birds Gallery

 

News and Updates

2018 International Migratory Bird Day Festival

At Osa Birds fifth-annual International Migratory Bird Day Festival, children danced in the streets dressed as flamboyant, richly colored birds, holding feathered wings aloft.  An integral piece that gives flight to this event is the Tropical Wings annual Birdathon,...

White-crowned Sparrow

New About Town This juvenile White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) showed up mid November in the town of Rancho Quemado on the north end of the Osa Peninsula.  It was first observed by Yolanda Rodriguez Corrales who is a member of the Biological Monitoring...

Festival News

¡El 1er Festival Internacional de Aves Migratorias estuvo este Primero de Marzo y fue un evento más exitoso que pude haber jamás imaginado! Con la participación de mas de 200 invitados, caminatas de aves entretenidas, charlas educativas, baile típico, stands...

Featured Bird: Mourning Dove

La Paloma Huilota (Zenaida macroura) es un ave migratoria neotropical y residente común que se encuentra en Los Estados Unidos todo el año y se reproduce principalmente en el central norte de los Estados Unidos y Canadá.  El rango invernal se extiende desde México...

Featured Bird: Chestnut-sided Warbler

Simplemente porque es de la famila Parulidae, la familia con más representantes de aves migratorias en la Península de Osa, les traigo la Reinita de costados castaños (Setophaga pensylvanica), la reinita y ave migratoria más común que se encuentra aquí.  De solo 10 cm...