What’s happening at the SCLC?
International students seek out Selva Verde for research opportunities
Selva Verde Lodge and Private Reserve – Nature Sightings in Late April
Selva Verde Lodge & Private Reserve is widely known for its biodiversity. Home to a large number of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and insects, it is also one of the strategic spots for bird watching in Costa Rica. The reserve boasts a bird count of around 400 species including the migratory birds.
Recent Event - The 2020 Christmas Bird Count
The 2020 Christmas Bird Count in Sarapiqui took place on December 19, 2020. This local Christmas bird count began in 1985. It has an area of 452 square km. In this first count, 290 species and 5,792 individuals were reported. The central point of the circle, whose radius is 12 km., Is from Magsasay Post, 2.7 km to the South on the Peje River.
Welcoming New Staff at Selva Verde Lodge
Gallery: Mixed Flock Brings Uncommon Avian Visitors
Recently, our staff observed a mixed-species flock of birds near the bungalows, which included some avian visitors that are normally difficult to see at such close range.
Global Big Day – May 8, 2021 – An Opportunity to Support Many Great Causes at Once
We are very happy to once again team up with the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) and the naturalist guides of Sarapiquí to do an incredible GBD that supports conservation by supporting the La Selva Biological Station / OTS, the Sarapiquí Conservation Learning Center, and the naturalist guides as well.