We see a great diversity of Panama’s birds and animals on our nature tours.

Browse these species accounts to learn more about Panama’s incredible rainforest wildlife!

Banded Peacock

Bay Wren

Black Ctenosaur

Black-and-White Owl

Black-crowned Antshrike

Blue Cotinga

Blue Dacnis

Blue-winged Helicopter Damselfly

Canopy Lizard

Capped Heron

Central American Woolly Opossum

Common Tent-making Bat

Dot-winged Antwren

Flame-rumped Tanager

Fleischmann’s Glass Frog

Giant Ceiba Borer

Glossy Daggerwing

Great Eurybia

Green Shrike-Vireo

Harlequin Beetle

Harpy Eagle | Panama’s National Bird

Helmeted Basilisk

Hot Lips



Lady of the Night Orchid

Long-billed Hermit



Mottled Owl

Mule’s Ear Miconia

Northern Barred-Woodcreeper

Northern Tamandua

Ocellated Antbird

Orion Cecropian

Palo Santo

Panama Hat Plant

Panamanian Night Monkey

Pheasant Cuckoo

Prestonia portobellensis

Red-eyed Tree Frog

Red-lored Parrot

Regal Hairstreak

Robinson’s Mouse Opossum

Rosenberg’s Gladiator Tree Frog

Rothschild’s Giant Silkmoth

Rough Ginger

Royal Flycatcher

Ruddy-tailed Flycatcher

Rufous Tree Rat

Rush-like Flatsedge

Rusted Clearwing-Satyr


Scaly Tree Ferns

Sensitive Plant

Shingle Plant

Shining Honeycreeper

Silky Anteater

Slaty-tailed Trogon

Smoky Jungle Frog

Sobralia citrea

Spanish Flag Orchid

Spectacled Parrotlet


Tropical Milkweed

Tufted Flycatcher

Turnip-tailed Gecko

Vanilla Orchid

Variegated Squirrel

Veined Tree Frog

Wallis’ Orchid

White-shouldered Tanager

White-throated Crake

White-top Sedge

White-whiskered Puffbird

Wild Cashew

Yellow-eared Toucanet

Yellow-headed Gecko

Yellow-rumped Cacique

Yellow-tailed Oriole