The noted biologist Dr Thomas Lovejoy remarks in the foreword to the book Tropical Nature that rainforests aren’t, on first appearances, the reservoirs of diverse and colourful life that they are sometimes made

Semiplumbeous Hawk Leucopternis semiplumbeus Photo by Cedric Ng The Semiplumbeous Hawk is a medium-sized raptor about 15 to 16 inches tall.  Its back is uniformly dark grey or “plumbeous,” meaning lead-colored.  The throat, chest

Sapayoa Sapayoa, photo by Carlos Bethancourt The Sapayoa (Sapayoa aenigma) is an elusive bird of the pristine forest streams of the foothills of eastern Panama.  It is a small (14 cm, 5.5 in.)