new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Great Kiskadee | by Brandon C. Watson
Back to photostream

Great Kiskadee

The Great Kiskadee (Myiozetetes similis) is one of the most common birds in Costa Rica. It is one of the 79 flycatcher species found in the area. This pretty, large song bird catches insects on the wing or picks up small animals from the ground. It can even plunge into shallow waters to capture aquatic species. These beautiful birds are easily seen on the Nicoya Peninsula and are also know as "pecho amarillo" or yellow chest.


Thanks to AMAPAINT and to for information provided.


Please view large - Press "L"

To add as favorite press "F" -- Thank you!


Follow me on Twitter

4 faves
Taken on January 8, 2012