The morning bird-watching nature walk starts at 7:30am. The park lets in 45 people and that's it for the morning. Unlike other parks, you never feel over-crowded therefore wildlife can walk/fly around freely.
In the middle of a clearing in the park, there's a majestic avocado tree where the coveted quetzals eat and slowly digest (it takes 30 minutes) these fruits. Hence, he will pose there for you to take pictures if you are lucky of course. We were lucky enough to see a female who is modestly dressed and a male in his colorful panache and a long tail to be envious of in all of the animal kingdom! We talked to a Tico who has been living in Monteverde since birth and only saw the quetzal twice in his whole life!
And also, we saw an array of different animals such as the tucanet, hummingbirds, sloth, coati, etc & the diversity of the cloud forest's fauna.
However, the BEST thing about our tour was our guide MELVIN. He is incredibly knowledgeable (my husband & I annoyingly asked him questions about everything to which he could answer every one of them) and incredibly passionate about nature which is so infectious!
I very strongly recommend him!
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