Honeycreepers are small colourful birds of the tanager family. I hadn’t heard of honeycreepers before my trip to Costa Rica. They feed on nectar, which is how they get their name but as you can see from some of these pictures, they eat fruit as well.

Green Honeycreeper (male)

Green Honeycreeper (female)

Red-legged Honeycreeper (male)

Red-legged Honeycreeper (female)

Shining Honeycreeper (male)

Shining Honeycreeper (female)

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