Birds of Costa Rica

    PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae (New World Warblers)  
Genus: Myioborus (2 species, 12 worldwide)

Slate-throated Whitestart
Slate-throated Whitestart (Myioborus miniatus ballux)
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Common and widespread. Note flash of white tail when bird is foraging, often in pairs. Red-bellied in Mexico, more orange in Central America, and yellow in South America.

Collared Whitestart
Collared Whitestart (Myioborus torquatus)
Poas Volcano, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

© Tom Friedel - All Rights Reserved, except for images and data otherwise noted.       Colombia       Panama       Ecuador       Costa Rica       Mexico
Experimental sites:       Peru       Venezuela       The World       Brazil       Bolivia
Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Cuba