Sunbittern Alarm

Having a chance in life to find the ‘Sunbittern’ is something special, at least this told me some of the ‘birding-guys’ in Sarapiqui. Therefore I was quite surprised finding this species in the Rio Perlas Resort near Cartago .

If you have a chance to see his wings… you will recognize those two sun’s. After the morning hours the Sunbittern was no more showing up. I couldn’t even find him in his nest:

And the day after, I’ve tried again. I never had such a wet situation before and my camera was suffering quite a bit, when I was trying to get a pic with open wings (darkness, rain, flash…).

Hopefully I will have another chance in life to see this Sunbittern, maybe with better weather conditions and more light 🙂

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