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, …

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 …

What Cool Kinds of Birds Can You See in Costa Rica and Panama?

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Tropical countries like Costa Rica and Panama have beautiful beaches, summer-time weather for every month of the year, great fishing opportunities, and the chance to experience tropical rainforests. No matter what your reason may be for visiting Costa Rica and Panama, don’t forget to experience the natural biodiverse treasures that these countries have to offer. …

Some Common Beautiful Bird Species from Panama

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Panama might be best known for the canal but it also happens to be one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. For the visitor, this translates to excellent opportunities for watching exotic animals like monkeys, sloths, toucans, parrots, and other beautiful birds. There are beautiful birds to see just about everywhere you go …