Red-lored Parrot Amazona autumnalis Photo by David Tipling One of our most charismatic birds, we think all would agree, is the Red-lored Parrot. Common throughout Panama, and at over a foot in length,

Dusky-backed Jacamar Brachygalba salmoni Photo by Uwe Speck The charming Dusky-backed Jacamar is one of our Darién specialties, found only in a tiny range on the border between Panama and Colombia. It is

White-eared ConebillConirostrum leucogenys Photo by Rafael Lau Panama’s only conebill, the White-eared Conebill is a pint-sized member of the tanager family. Conebills are named for their thin, straight, conical bill characteristic of the

Great Potoo Nyctibius grandis Photo by Carlos Bethancourt One of the more unusual birds of the Neotropics, the Great Potoo is a desired species on anyone’s list! The largest of the potoos, the

White-throated Crake Laterallus albigularis Photo by David Tipling A small, elusive rail of the swamps, marshes and wetlands of Panama, the White-throated Crake, like many rails, is much more often heard than seen.

Pheasant Cuckoo Dromococcyx phasianellus Photo by Rafael Lau The Pheasant Cuckoo is one of Tropical America’s most intriguing birds, with its long, full, tapering tail, small head, distinct call and odd behaviors. Widespread

Flame-rumped Tanager Ramphocelus flammigerus Photo by Arthur Morris A velvety-black tanager with a bright lemon-yellow rump, the male Flame-rumped Tanager stands out in a crowd! The female is less conspicuous, grayish-brown above with

Green Shrike-Vireo Vireolanius pulchellus Photo by Rafael Lau A denizen of the tropical forest canopies of Central America, the Green Shrike-Vireo is one of the most sought-out species from the observation deck at

Blue Cotinga Cotinga nattererii Photo by Jenn Sinasac The Blue Cotinga is one of the most desired birds to be seen in Panama! Cotingas are a family of highly varied fruit-eating birds restricted

Spectacled Parrotlet Forpus conspicillatus Photo by Cindy Beckman A pint-sized parrot! The tiny Spectacled Parrotlet, about the size of a sparrow at only 12 cm long, is Panama’s smallest psittacine. In addition to