Pic of the Day: Protecting and celebrating Costa Rica’s birds
This weekend, the Osa Conservation Area, Osa Birds and the Neotrópica Foundation are hosting the annual International Bird Festival in Puerto Jiménez, Golfito.
The festival will focus on reducing Costa Rica’s reliance on single-use plastics in order to protect birds and other wildlife.
The festival features several free family-friendly activities. There is a drawing station for children, a photography workshop hosted by Osa Photography, a migratory bird photography contest and the fan-favorite bird “marathon.”
The festival concludes today in Puerto Jiménez.
This story was made possible thanks to The Tico Times 5 % Club. If only 5 percent our readers donated at least $2 a month, we’d have our operating costs covered and could focus on bringing you more original reporting from around Costa Rica. We work hard to keep our reporting independent and groundbreaking, but we can only do it with your help. Join The Tico Times 5% Club and help make stories like this one possible.
You may be interested
PHOTOS: The 2019 Festival de la Luz in San JoséNate Doughty - December 15, 2019
The holiday season was in full swing Saturday night during the Festival de la Luz in San José, where thousands…
Slothy Sunday: Oatmeal, a story of hopeAlly Chamberlin / Toucan Rescue Ranch - December 15, 2019
Meet Oatmeal. Oatmeal is a four-month-old, two-fingered sloth that was brought to Toucan Rescue Ranch as a young orphan. We…
Pic of the Day: Stunning views on the road to MonteverdeThe Tico Times - December 14, 2019
The drive to Monteverde isn't an easy one, so it's best to have some patience and let yourself enjoy the…