Small glossy dark green bird with dark wings and short, dark, notched tail; narrow white line over eye; white chest, belly, and rump; to 12cm (4.5in). (Golondrina Lomiblanca).
Low and some middle elevations, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; seen flying over water and wet sites - rivers, large streams, ponds, lakes, lagoons, marshes, wet pastures.
Found in the following Parks:
Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Palo Verde National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.
Tortuguero National Park.
If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books
The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.