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Costa Rica's Biodiversity

Rufous-Capped Warbler

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Rufous-Capped Warbler

This Rufous-Capped Warbler is a voracious insectivore that's been found to suppress up to 50 percent of the damage on coffee farms by the coffee borer beetle, an introduced pest with no effective pesticide to control its infestations.