The Costa Rica Macaw is a popular attraction for visitors to Costa Rica. There are two types of macaws in Costa Rica, the scarlet macaw, and the great green or Buffon's macaw. Both species are very recognizable by anyone taking part in Costa Rica bird watching because of their unmistakable plumage. The scarlet macaw showcases a magnificent scarlet body, white face, and the tips of the tale and wings are green, blue, and yellow. The great green macaw is a wonderful green color, with a red face, and blue and green tale and wing feathers.
These parrots are found in several locations around
Costa Rica, and where they are, visitors can expect to
see several. Macaws in Costa Rica are rarely seen alone.
They can nearly always be spotted in pairs, male and female,
which are indistinguishable by color. Some areas where
the Costa Rica macaw can be seen include popular tourist
destinations such as Manuel
Antonio Beach and Tortuguero
Beach. However, to ensure a glance at this magnificent
creature, visitors are encouraged to book a reservation
with one of many Costa Rica birding tours, because though
they may travel together, they migrate daily. Having an
expert guide will make chances of seeing them much more
Costa Rica bird watching is a popular activity for visitors the country. There are many companies throughout the area that offer Costa Rica birding tours in many locations such as Arenal Volcano, Monteverde, and the Guanacaste Region found on the northern Pacific coast. These Costa Rica birding tours give visitors a guided chance to see the Costa Rica macaw as well as many other exotic bird species. These tours are a must for any visitor wanting to experience Costa Rica bird watching, especially those wanting to see the elusive macaws in Costa Rica.