Danilo, born near the rural town of Penonomá in 1969, has been a highly valued member of our team for many years. His journey with us began in 1991 at the Canopy Adventure, and his dedication and expertise led him to become a full-time bird guide in 1998.
With an extraordinary knowledge of birds, including their vocalizations and behavior, Danilo is a true expert in his field. He also possesses a deep understanding of El Valle’s trees, flowers, and natural history. In 2006, Danilo had the opportunity to further enhance his skills by attending a program for aspiring guides sponsored by the Massachusetts Audubon Society in Boston, MA. This experience expanded both his knowledge and his passion for guiding. Danilo’s love for bird guiding is evident as he shares his extensive forest knowledge, much of which he gained during his youth, with everyone