Elegant Euphonia is probably one of the most beautiful perching bird of Costa Rica. “An unmistakable bird with a lovely powder-blue cap” is the description Richard Garrigues gives in the Birds of Costa Rica book.
A must to see for any Birder, check out any of our Birding Trips, these small birds are mistletoe specialists in the neotropics whole succulent berries they swallow whole! Later digesting and dispersing their seeds. Alex Arias took this rare and beautiful photo in the region of Cartago in one of our Photo Adventures.