Science and Research

Nature Sightings

As some of you may know from following our Facebook and Twitter posts, Manuel Sanchez Mendoza, our Research Assistant and Sea Turtle Conservation Program Field Coordinator, has one heck of a talented eye for photographing wildlife. As an Osa native, born and raised in the peninsula, Manuel has always been fascinated with wildlife, and although he has no formal training in photography, we like to think he has a natural-born knack for it. The past few weeks in particular have been very successful for Manuel and his camera, and we at Osa Conservation are excited to share his sightings with you! All of these photos were taken at or around our Piro Biological Center.

White-faced capuchin monkey (Cebus capucinus)

Great Curassow (Crax rubra)

A Hummingbird

Three-toed sloth

Terciopelo

Wrinkle-faced bat (Centurio senex)

A wild collared peccary

Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra)

A closeup of a Boa

A Puma