Go Birding in Panama with ASNV

 Crowned Woodnymph, Dixie Sommers

Crowned Woodnymph, Dixie Sommers

February 15- 22, 2019

Sign up soon for ASNV’s eight-day, seven-night birding adventure in Panama, including two nights at Canopy Tower, three nights at Canopy Lodge, and two nights at Gamboa Rainforest Resort.

Details of the trip, including itinerary, pricing and other information, can be found here, where you also can download the trip brochure and sign up for this birding adventure.  

Contact Gerry Abbott  (gerry@gerryabbott.net) if you have questions.

 Broad-billed Motmot, Dixie Sommers

Broad-billed Motmot, Dixie Sommers

OVERVIEW  

 Fasciated Antshrike Female, Dixie Sommers

Fasciated Antshrike Female, Dixie Sommers

 Fasciated Antshrike Male, Dixie Sommers

Fasciated Antshrike Male, Dixie Sommers

With more bird species than any other Central America nation, and with diverse ecosystems ranging from rainforest to coastline, Panama is a perfect destination for bird and nature lovers. Accompanied by an expert local birding guide, you’ll discover Panama’s tropical ecology and biological diversity while learning about current efforts to protect the country’s important wildlife habitats. Visit many well-known birding trails, woodland habitats, tropical rainforests, and the iconic Miraflores Locks at the Panama Canal.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore Soberanía National Park, home to 525 bird species, and hike the world-famous Pipeline Road.
  • Seek out target species such as the Blue Cotinga, Snowcap, endemic Stripe-cheeked Woodpecker, raptors, tanagers, and more.
  • Ascend a 130-foot tower for an eye-to-eye look at species seldom seen below the rainforest’s canopy layer.
  • Visit the Panama Rainforest Discovery Center and watch for the 14 hummingbird species that observers have recorded at center feeders.