A new nesting record for the jabiru in Costa Rica

I document the first nesting record of the jabiru (Jabiru mycteria) in "Los Guatuzos" forest floodplain, Alajuela province, Costa Rica. The active nest was located in March 1995 at 10°49'23.70"N and 84°47'23.2"W. The nest was 16m high in a 23 m high silk-cotton tree (Ce...

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Main Author: Orias Villarreal, Johnny
Format: Artículo
Language: Inglés
Published: Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica 2022
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Online Access: http://hdl.handle.net/11056/22743
Summary: I document the first nesting record of the jabiru (Jabiru mycteria) in "Los Guatuzos" forest floodplain, Alajuela province, Costa Rica. The active nest was located in March 1995 at 10°49'23.70"N and 84°47'23.2"W. The nest was 16m high in a 23 m high silk-cotton tree (Ceiba pentandra) and contained three chicks. The zone is not protected and active lumbering is underway. Received 19 November 1996, accepted 5 June 1998. Resumen.- Documente el primer registro de anidación de anidación (Jabiru mycteria) para la Llanura de Los Guatuzos, provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica. La presencia del nido la obtuve en marzo de 1995 mediante informantes claves. E1 nido activo estaba localizado a 10°49'23,70'N y 84°47'23,20'O, colocado a 16 m de alto sobre una ceiba (Ceiba pentandra) de 23 m de altura. E1 nido estaba ocupado por 3 pichones. La zona donde se encuentra el nido no está protegida y tienes grandes presiones de extracción de madera.