Nicaragua Day Ten-Selva Negra and Back to Managua

Sadly, this was my last day of birding in Nicaragua. We began by walking down toward the coffee plantation to see if we could find a Streak-backed Oriole and found not just that oriole but the Spot-breasted Oriole as well!

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Yellow-backed Oriole
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Yellow-backed Oriole
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Yellow-backed Oriole
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Yellow-backed Oriole
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Yellow-backed Oriole
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Spot-breasted Oriole
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Spot-breasted Oriole
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Spot-breasted Oriole


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Emerald Toucanet
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Emerald Toucanet
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Emerald Toucanet
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Boat-tailed Grackle with a nice backdrop of epiphytic plants
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Wood Thrush
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Northern-barred Woodcreeper
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Pale-billed Woodpecker
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Tennessee Warbler
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Tennessee Warbler
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Lesser Scaup
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Groove-billed Ani
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Groove-billed Ani
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Golden-winged Warbler
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Red-crested Ant-Tanager

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Female Slaty Antwren
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Social Flycatcher
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A blurry picture of a Yellow-winged Tanager
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This picture of a Red-billed Pigeon was taken from at least 100 yards away
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A wasp nest
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An unidentified butterfly

The next few pictures are of plants in the courtyard cross from the main lodge and restaurant at Selva Negra.

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Flower near the coffee plantation
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Another beautiful flower
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Plant covered fountain

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A Papaya tree. Notice the bottom left fruit has been eaten by Orioles

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The view of the main lodge from around the other side of the small lake at Selva Negra
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The forest across the lake from the main lodge at Selva Negra
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Looking down on Matagalpa from near Selva Negra
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A man carrying wood along the highway
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A very large cross on a hilltop
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Tipitapa River
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4 thoughts on “Nicaragua Day Ten-Selva Negra and Back to Managua

  1. Jeff, I have so appreciated your photos from your Nicaragua journey. They are excellent and introduced me to many new friends. Thank you for sharing your passion with us. aunt Mary


  2. Great pics Jeff! The bird you labelled as a Streak-backed Oriole is a Yellow-backed Oriole. Again, thanks for sharing pics.


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