Prepare for Birding in Panama and Costa Rica with Birding Apps

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A birding trip to lands far from home always involves a certain degree of preparation. If you are headed to a nature reserve a few hours from home or in another state, preparations might not involve anything more than studying some of the birds you hope to see, figuring out where to stay, and walking …

Birding Field Guides Releases New Versions of Birdwatching Apps for Costa Rica and Panama

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For Immediate Release: June 25, 2014 The first birding apps for Costa Rica and Panama are digital field guides that include photos, sounds, text, and range maps for more than 550 bird species. San Jose,Costa Rica– Updated versions of Birding Field Guide apps forCosta RicaandPanamabecame available in the iTunes Store in June, 2014. These are …

Some Birds Just like to Relax in Costa Rica and Panama

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One of the main reasons for traveling to Costa Rica and Panama is to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Sure, visitors to these tropical paradise countries also partake in zip-lining, hiking, birding, and other fun outdoor activities but let’s face it; a vacation is a vacation and there should always be time to sit back, …

Prepare for Trips to Costa Rica and Panama with Birding Apps

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Finally! After spending hours online reading hotel reviews and information about Costa Rica, you have booked accommodation, reserved a rental car, and found a good deal on plane tickets. The trip to Costa Rica is ready but then it dawns upon you. Yes, you are really headed to Costa Rica (or Panama), so now what? …

Some Screen Shots from our Birding App for Costa Rica

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Our birding field guide apps for Costa Rica and Panama were designed to make them easy and quick to use. To give an idea of how these apps can be easily used in the field or studying birds back at home or in the hotel, I took some screen shots of the Costa Rica Birds …

Some Tips to Help Birds Whether you Live in Panama or Iowa

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Birds are the most popular type of animal to watch. Their popularity stems from their colorful plumages, pleasant songs, and the fact that they can fly and are easier to see than other animals. However, unfortunately, a lot of bird species are in trouble. Habitat destruction, high pesticide loads in the environment, and other factors …

Five Good Reasons for Bringing Binoculars to Bocas del Toro, Panama

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Bocas del Toro is one of the must see destinations for anyone taking a trip to Panama. The tropical beauty of this Caribbean Sea archipelago appeals to everyone from young backpackers to retired doctors. It also attracts a fair number of ecotourists because even if you just happen to be visiting the islands to indulge …

Where to go Birding- Costa Rica or Panama?

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Costa Rica and Panama are two of the most popular Central American countries for birding. You can also find wonderful birding in other parts of Central America but the level of infrastructure, stability, and ease of access to good sites have put Panama and Costa Rica on the birding destination bucket list. Since both nations …

A Few Images for the Panama Birds Field Guide App from our Contributors

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There are literally hundreds of bird species in Panama and we consider ourselves very fortunate to have several very nice images provided to us by some of our friends. Linda Scott documents many of the birds on her land near Boquete, Panama with impressive photography. Her photos demonstrate what can show up in the yard …