Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Who Can See the Toucans?

My mom did! Still reporting from Costa Rica, and mom was so excited to see Toucans flying around free in the rain forest!

This is the Chestnut-Mandibled Toucan, and it is the largest of the Toucans' species at 52-56cm. Mom saw lots of them, and they hang out in flocks of about 20 in the lower rain forest wetlands.

Mom, you should have brought one of these birdies home to me for a "souvenir" friend! They are very beautiful birdies!

Before you go, please sign my GUESTBOOK, and stop by JB's SMALL WORLD too, thanks!


Deetz said...

Wow, those are cool birds! Your mum should have stuffed one in her suitcase. Did it want to be friends with you? I am sure it did.

Angel and Kirby said...

They are beautiful. It is good to see them in the wild!

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

And now my mom is hungry fur Froot Loops!


Reese =^..^= said...

How cool!

Deefor said...

They are sooo pretty. Maybe you can go with you mom next time.


Teddy Bear said...

Wow, what beautiful colors on the Toucan!

Teddy Bear

The Kool-Kittie-Krew said...

Wow, they sure are colorful...Like rainbows with wings. Good shootin' your mom is doing!

Grrreta said...

Those are very beautiful birdies. It must have been amazing to see them in the wild.

4 Boys and a Lady said...

Great shots, JB's Mom! Wow, they really have such beautiful colors.


Liudmila said...

The photos are simply GREAT! It seemed you were in a so too ...mmm... insected place at the beginning!

Bravo!!! More! More photos!!!

Black Cat said...

Toucans fascinate me, so colourful and with such enormous beaks I wonder how the birds aren't front-heavy! Those insects are huge! I hope your Mom doesn't meet a *shudder* tarantula; I don't think that would be a good friend for you JB! :)xxx

Pippa said...

Just been checking out all your mom's assignments - you have kept her very busy JB, and she has taken some top photos. Costa Rica looks beautiful.


Anna said...

Hey JB, this bird always amazed me. I never miss it in the zoo. Thanks for sharing. Lovely photos as always. BTW hope all is well. Anna :)

Dino and Family said...

What an exotic bird! I love the vibrant colors! Love, Dino

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