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!

Achiote Plant

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

Crested Eagle

Dot-winged Antwren

Flame-rumped Tanager

Fleischmann’s Glass Frog

Geoffroy’s Tamarin

Giant Ceiba Borer

Glossy Daggerwing

Great Eurybia

Green Shrike-Vireo

Guayacan Trumpet Tree

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 Emerald-Toucanet

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

Rufous-crested Coquette

Rufous-vented Ground-Cuckoo

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

Tungara Frog

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 Dancing Lady Orchid

Yellow-eared Toucanet

Yellow-headed Gecko

Yellow-rumped Cacique

Yellow-tailed Oriole