The famous Roseate Spoonbill, Pato Cuchara or Pato Rosado as is known in Costa Rica, it is always spotted first among other water birds because of its distinctive spatulate bill and unique pink coloration! This is a beautiful bird found normally in various freshwater or saltwater habitats across the lowlands in both coasts. Our naturalist guide Alex Arias took this amazing picture near Carara National Park.
We are very proud of our friend and colleague Leo Chaves, Customer Service and Operations Director at Costa Rica Sun Tours. For the past 18 months Leo has been spending many of his Saturday mornings at La Carpio, a marginal neighborhood in San Jose, sharing his passion and knowledge of photography with community residents. These photography workshops are part of a very successful program of La Escuela de Musica Sifais (The Sifais Music School) which promotes personal growth and social integration through the development of artistic talent.