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Some Amazing Hummingbirds from Costa Rica and Panama

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Costa Rica and Panama might be small countries but both harbor an incredible degree of biodiversity. Birds are especially diverse, and both Costa Rica and Panama have lists of more than 900 species each. Yes, that many, and hummingbirds make up several of the species on those lists. Literally dozens of hummingbird species zip around …

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Twelve Fantastic Birds Only Found in Costa Rica and Panama

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Costa Rica and Panama- both have lists of over 900 species of birds. What? That many? Yep, small countries, big bird lists, and incredible biodiversity. Several factors account for all of that life, huge amounts of rain and stable warm weather being two of the most important. However, mountains also play a big role and …

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Beautiful Birds in Panama

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We tend to associate tropical locales with certain “exotic” aspects that we hope to encounter. Usually, number one on that list of tropical requirements is a beautiful beach replete with clean sand flanked by coconut palms on one side and inviting turquoise water on the other. Beyond the beach, brochures of tropical vacation hotspots like …

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New Birds from Version 2.0 of our Panama Birding App

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There are more than a hundred new images and species on version 2.0 of the Panama Birds Field Guide app. With so many high quality additions, it’s hard to pick out our favorites. These five are a taste of the new images and species on this latest version: Lance-tailed Manakin – a common, beautiful species …