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Louisiana Waterthrush

Posted on May 12, 2015

Louisiana Waterthrush

This is a Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla) photographed on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica, where it was recaptured after being banded in a previous year. Costa Rica has both species of waterthrush residing throughout the wintering season in a wide variety of habitats, but much like in the states it is usually found along an area with a water source nearby. The Louisiana Waterthrush is usually more commonly found on this Caribbean slope of Costa Rica, but I’ve caught it on the Pacific side as well. Seemingly its distribution isn’t fully understood yet due to its...

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