Birdwatching with passion

Through Birding CR, Johan Fernández endeavors to share his knowledge of the incredible birds and natural beauty of Costa Rica. With his years of experience guiding birdwatchers from all over the world, Johan is ready and able to answer all questions to help make your birdwatching trip to Costa Rica both enjoyable and successful. His extensive knowledge of birds, combined with his desire to provide exceptional service, is the reason tours with Birding CR deliver the highest customer satisfaction. 

Costa Rica is a small Country with the greatest  diversity of species per area in the world. Our Country has a nice variety  of habitats for birding, and so many National Park, so it makes a birdwatcher paradise!. Look around our website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us. We hope to see you again! Check back later for new updates to our website. There’s much more to come! 

We help you with your questions about your birding trip in Costa Rica!

Nigel Marven a Brithish TV presenter, producer and film maker, Nigel  work at the BBC for well over a decade, in this time producing many primetime wildlife films including Life of Birds (with Sir David Attenborough). Nigel often visit Costa Rica and do birdwatching with Johan at the amaizing rain forest at the Central Pacific of Costa Rica. 

Johan Fernández leading Noah Strycker during his global big year. In 2015, Noah set a record for a worldwide Big Year of birding, seeing 6,042 of the world's estimated 10,400 bird species in a continuous journey spanning all seven continents from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31. During his visit at Costa Rica on 7 days we got a total 413 species, 158 of which were new for the big year project. That’s an average of 22.5 new birds per day, all week long!.  

In a photo  hide at the Caribbean side of Costa Rica, photographing the magnificent King Vulture, with the company of one the best bird photographers in the world Aaron Baggenstos