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Migratory birds leave the Osa/La Ida de las Aves Migratorias

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Media Bar | 0 comments

Migratory birds leave the Osa/La Ida de las Aves Migratorias

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Festival News

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Blog, Media Bar | 0 comments

Festival News

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Featured Bird: Mourning Dove

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Blog, Media Bar | 0 comments

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 hasta Panamá central.  Observaciones oficiales han sido reportadas en el nordeste de Costa Rica hasta Quepos y también la especie ha sido reportada en Panamá por El Volcán Barú.  Los guías de aves de la Península de osa han observado la Zenaida en Puerto Jiménez en años anteriores, pero es poco frecuente.  Hoy vi mi primer Zenaida...

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Featured Bird: Golden-winged Warbler

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Blog, Media Bar | 0 comments

Featured Bird: Golden-winged Warbler

The Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) is a North American Neotropical migratory bird in the family Parulidae that breeds primarily in the United States and overwinters on the Osa Peninsula from approximately October through March.  It is the first in our series of migratory birds that we will be presenting in the weeks leading up to the first annual International Migratory Bird Day Festival being held in Puerto Jimenez on March 1, 2014.  It is the first in a series primarily because it is a species that has undergone one of the steepest declines of any songbird in the last half...

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Presenting Osa Birds!

Posted by on Oct 20, 2013 in Blog, Media Bar | 0 comments

Presenting Osa Birds!

PRESENTING OSA BIRDS! This is the official launch of the Osa Birds: Research and Conservation website!  We are a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to birds on the Osa and southern Pacific region.  Our presence here on the Osa Peninsula and surrounding areas is centered on the conservation of resident and neotropical migratory bird species. Our primary focus is to understand that factors that limit some bird populations and look for innovative ways in which to reduce the pressures placed on birds through science, strategic management planning, community outreach and education. We...

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Featured Bird: Black-cheeked Ant-Tanager

Posted by on Oct 20, 2013 in Media Bar | 0 comments

Featured Bird: Black-cheeked Ant-Tanager

This months highlighted bird is very special in two ways because not only is it the bird that launches Osa Birds organizational website, but because it is also the only bird species endemic to the Osa Peninsula.  No other bird carries with it this auspicious title.  Partly because of its highly restricted range and also due to the anthropogenic pressures to its habitat, it is considered to be an endangered species according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and BirdLife International.  This makes this bird a high priority for conservation and habitat protection. They...

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