Saturday, June 16, 2007
Mangroves within the Reserva Natural Isla Juan Venado. Travel through the Reserve is by boat only. You can see black, red (shown here, note termite mound - the large black lump), and white mangroves. Great birding in the Reserve - Boat-billed, Bare-throated, Great, Little Blue, Tricolor and Green Herons, Cattle, Great and Snowy Egrets, Wood Stork, Solitary Sandpiper, Mangrove Swallow, Grackle, Yellow Warbler, White Ibis, White-winged Dove, Mangrove Hawk, Streak-headed Woodcreeper, Kisskadee, Whistling Duck, Stilt, Cormorant, Whimbrel, Yellow-crowned Euphonia, Royal Terns, Laughing Gulls and Frigatebird. Also saw a small crocodile.