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This app is the first comprehensive field guide of animals of Costa Rica containing over 6000 pictures of more than 4000 common or spectacular species from mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians as well as freshwater and marine fish to insects and spiders and many more.

Navigate through taxonomic ranks or use the search bar to find species of interest. Mark species you have seen during your trip and find out about their morphology, similar species, biology, ecology, behavior and distribution.

This field guide is addressed to nature lovers, students, nature guides, tourists and anyone else who wants to know more about the fascinating fauna of the country.

What’s New

Version 1.1.13

- Added co-authors and many additional collaborators to the About page.
- Minor fixes
- New database content is released at the same time (R32)

Ratings and Reviews

3.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Mary Ann the Good ,

A great resource - super-helpful tech support

I had trouble (mostly my fault, not being a tech-weenie) getting everything loaded, and the app creator (in Austria!) was super-helpful, spending more than 2 hours on chat with me! The app will be a great resource on my upcoming (fifth) visit to Costa Rica. It could use more detail and is missing a few species I know should be included, but it also has a huge species list, very useful for those biota for which I don't carry a field guide, since I'm mainly a birder.

Trout#2 ,

Very little information

It has pictures but very little information. Any field guide that depends on Wi-Fi especially in Costa Rica is worthless! If you want information you have to connect to Wikipedia.

Linda 1046 ,

Can’t get it to open. Can’t choose 0 stars.

Although it indicates it woks on my iPhone 6+, once it loads it freezes and then closes. No idea what it’s like as I can’t get past the front page.


Stefan Kunz
188.5 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Kunz GesbR
In-App Purchases
  1. All Species $14.99
  2. Birds $5.99
  3. Most spectacular species $9.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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