Herons and egrets are abundant throughout Costa Rica. Nine species were photographed.
The photograph below shows a Snowy Egret and Great Blue Heron on the Tortuguero waterways.
Cattle Egrets are abundant and only established in the New World in the 1950s. The photograph below taken at the Manuel Antonio National Park.
Great egrets and cattle egrets at Tortuguero
A snowy egret from the bridge near the Carara biological reserve