Costa Rica - Pura Vida - Dani Walther
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Resplendent Quetzal

Finally, a male. Most famous for its four very long tail feathers (up to 75 cm), which are molted after breeding. Normally, in November, it is common to see males without these feathers. So lucky us, to have spotted these birds everyone wants to see, though very early in the morning and (again) in rainy weather.

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