23-30 September 2019.8-10 PAX 

César L. Barrio-Amorós

(Doc Frog)

Scientific director and photographer

herpetologist who dedicated his life to the understanding and conservation of nature.

Explore the Caribbean side of Costa Rica

Discover the herps you ever dreamed about!
Eyelash vipers, pit vipers, phantastic Tree Frogs, countless Glass Frogs and poison frogs, Emerald basilisks and much more… even the mighty

Costa Rica is one of the smaller countries in the world, with 51,100 km2, but is considered one of the top most biodiverse on the planet.




Some pictures taken during our Caribbean Herping Expeditions

Lachesis stenophrys
Bothriechis schlegelii
Porthidium nasutum
Oxybelis brevirostris
Lepidophyma flavimaculatum
meeting friends_ Agalychnis callidryas meets Leptodactylus savagei
Bolitoglossa striatula
Scinax boulengeri
Incilius melanochlorus
Montane Caribbean rainforest
Pristimantis altae
Lachesis stenophrys
Corallus annulatus
Sibon argus
Lachesis stenophrys
Cochranella granulosa
Bolitoglossa colonnea
Agalychnis spurrelli
Agalychnis callidryas amplexux
Agalychnis spurrelli
Lachesis stenophrys
Micrurus mosquitensis
Rhinobotryum bovalli
Hyalinobatrachium dianae
Diploglossus bilobatus
Corallus annulatus
Cruziohyla calcarifer
Craugastor megacephalus
Dendropsophus phlebodes
Agalychnis lemur
Caiman fuscus
Anotheca spinosa
Sibon longifrenis
Craugastor megacephalus
Sibon annulatus
Bothriechis schelgelii
Oxybelis aeneus


This expedition to the Caribbean versant of Costa Rica is intended to find and photograph some of the most marvelous and spectacular species of frogs and vipers in the world. 

In this expedition we can observe around 100 species in a week

and will visit four different locations along the Caribbean versant, all four in rainforest. One of the sites is the most diverse in herps in

Costa Rica

Check last year expedition

The caribbean Herping Expedition 2018 was a success, with 100 species seen in 7 days, in four locations in the Caribbean.

 Click here to see more pictures taken during this expedition and the checklist of amphibians and reptiles observed.

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