Scarlet Macaws, one of the highlights of our trip to the Carrara N. P. area.
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 Gallery: Denny Granstrand's Digiscoped Photos  Album: Birds, and other animals, of Costa Rica  Album: The birds found at Hotel Villa Lapas, Carrara National Park, on the Jungle Crocodile Tour on the Tarcoles River and in the surrounding area.   
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We were on the skywalk at Villa Lapas, a series of suspension bridges, when we spotted four Scarlet Macaws quite close to the trail.
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Seeing these beautiful birds at such close range was a thrill.
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Two of them seemed to be a pair and groomed each other for quite some time.
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Something from down below caught their attention.
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There are about 250 Scarlet Macaws in the vicinity of Carrara National Park.
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It was great to have such wonderful birds stay so close for so long.
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Scarlet Macaws flying over the Tarcoles River on their way to the mangroves at the river mouth to roost for the night.
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 Gallery: Denny Granstrand's Digiscoped Photos  Album: Birds, and other animals, of Costa Rica  Album: The birds found at Hotel Villa Lapas, Carrara National Park, on the Jungle Crocodile Tour on the Tarcoles River and in the surrounding area.   
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