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7 great places to photograph birds in Costa Rica

Of all the great places around the world to find and photograph birds, Costa Rica is unmatched in many ways — and for good reason. While the Central American nation is smaller in size than West Virginia, it is off-the-charts dense in its birdlife. More than 920 species have been recorded in Costa Rica — a total that is about the same as the number found annually in all of the 49 mainland United States and Canada combined. Costa Rica’s small size and amazing bird diversity means that it has the greatest density of bird species of any continental American country.

For all these reasons and more, Costa Rica is a favorite destination for professional photographer Rob Knight. He has been leading photography tours to the country for many years. In this free downloadable PDF, Knight gives us his advice for a successful photography trip to the country and shares his top seven bird-photography locations in Costa Rica.

Many thanks to our friends at Olympus for sponsoring this special free download. Fill in the information below for your free copy of “Costa Rica in Focus.”  

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