A Respendent Quetzal Leaves The Nest Which Can Be Photographed During The Natureslens Quetzals & Other Iconic Wildlife Of Costa Rica Photography Holiday

Our awesome new Quetzals & Other Iconic Wildlife of Costa Rica Photography Holiday

Article written by David Miles illustrated with images contributed by .

Join us on an unforgettable photography holiday in with NaturesLens! Discover the beauty of 's iconic wildlife with our Quetzals & Other Iconic Wildlife of Costa Rica Photography Holiday, designed to provide you with the ultimate wildlife photography experience including the opportunity to photograph quetzals going to & from their nests in flight.

What is a Resplendent Quetzal?

The is a striking bird species found in the cloud forests of . We'll take you to the best spots to capture this magnificent bird in flight or at the nest. With its vibrant emerald green & crimson red plumage, the quetzal has been revered by ancient Mesoamerican cultures like the Maya & Aztecs as a symbol of freedom & divinity. These birds are known for their long, iridescent tail feathers growing up to three feet long, making them a sight to behold in flight.

A Splendid Respendent Quetzal Leaves The Nest Which Can Be Photographed During The Natureslens Quetzals &Amp; Other Iconic Wildlife Of Costa Rica Photography Holiday

What are the other species of Iconic Wildlife of Costa Rica that we will photograph?

Costa Rica is renowned for its diverse range of iconic wildlife species, & we'll take you to the best locations to capture them in their natural habitat. From the moving at a slow pace through the trees of the rainforest to the playful & social white-headed capuchin monkey, & the striking colours of the , we'll help you capture stunning images of Costa Rica's rich tapestry of wildlife.

A Respendent Quetzal In Flight At A Nesting Site Which Can Be Photographed During The Natureslens Quetzals &Amp; Other Iconic Wildlife Of Costa Rica Photography Holiday

With a small group size limited to only seven participants, you'll enjoy an intimate experience in small lodges away from the crowds. Benefit from a fantastic guide-to-client ratio of 1:7, with leading the tour alongside knowledgeable local guides.

What is planned for this photography holiday?

Our itinerary is designed to ensure you have the best chances to capture incredible images of Costa Rica's iconic wildlife. We'll spend five mornings dedicated to Resplendent Quetzal photography, five afternoons focused on hummingbird or other endemic species photography, & then move on to explore one of the most bio-diverse places on Earth, teeming with a wide range of native species.

Here's a summary of the planned itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at Juan Santamaría International Airport, transfer to a local hotel in San Jose for an overnight stay.

Day 2: Transfer to San Gerardo de Dota for the first night there.

Days 3-6: Each day includes two morning sessions of Resplendent Quetzal Photography, followed by an afternoon session focusing on either Hummingbirds or endemic species. All nights are spent in San Gerardo de Dota.

Day 7: Two morning sessions of Resplendent Quetzal Photography before transferring to Sarapiqui for an overnight stay there.

Day 8: A full-day dedicated to Frog & Snake Photography in Sarapiqui.

Day 9: Half-day of Frog & Snake Photography followed by an afternoon session at a local photography deck in Sarapiqui.

Day 10: The morning consists of a session at a local photography deck, followed by an afternoon session at a local lodge in Sarapiqui.

Day 11: Another morning session at a local photography deck before transferring back to San Jose for an overnight stay.

Day 12: Transfer from San Jose to Juan Santamaría International Airport for departure.

Overall, the itinerary offers a unique photography experience focusing on capturing the beauty of the Resplendent Quetzals, Hummingbirds, endemic species, frogs, & snakes in various locations across Costa Rica, providing a diverse & enriching photography adventure.

An In Flight Respendent Quetzal Which Can Be Photographed During The Natureslens Quetzals &Amp; Other Iconic Wildlife Of Costa Rica Photography Holiday

The Quetzals & Other Iconic Wildlife of Costa Rica Photography Holiday is a photography-focused trip starting & ending at Juan Santamaría International Airport in San Jose. Throughout the duration of our journey take you to San Gerardo de Dota, Sarapiqui, & other locations to capture stunning images of Costa Rica's iconic wildlife.

A Perched Keel Billed Toucan, One Of The Icons Of Costa Rica Which Can Be Photographed During The Natureslens Quetzals &Amp; Other Iconic Wildlife Of Costa Rica Photography Holiday

So, pack your bags & join us for an unforgettable photography adventure in Costa Rica!

Hummingbirds Are Amongst The Other Species That We Will Be Able To Capture Images Of Which Can Be Photographed During The Natureslens Quetzals &Amp; Other Iconic Wildlife Of Costa Rica Photography Holiday

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