Panama Holidays. Holidays in Panama with Geodyssey


Cana field station

Day 1 LD From Panama City by chartered light plane to Santa Cruz de Cana, in Darién World Biosphere Reserve below Pirre Mountain, for 2 nights at the Cana Field Centre (1600ft), double rooms in wood cabins, shared bathrooms, hot water.

Specialities include Blue and Gold, Red-and-green, Great-green and Chestnut-fronted Macaws, Black tipped Cotinga, Swallow Tanager, Red-throated Caracara, Streaked Antwren, Dusky-backed Jacamar, and Ornate Hawk-Eagle.

Mine Trail

Day 2 BLD Today explore the Mine Trail from Cana FC.

Specialities here include Great Curassow, Crested Guan, Dusky-faced Tanager, Olivaceous Piculet.

Bird the Seteganti Trail’s open scrub areas and mature forests–good for various woodpeckers (such as Crimson-bellied and Red-rumped), Red-billed Scythebill and Brown Violetear.

Pirre cloud forest

Day 3 BLD A slow fairly strenuous 5hr hike to Pirre Cloud Forest at 4200ft, good for specialities such as Beautiful Treerunner, Tooth-billed Hummingbird, Slaty Antwren, Tody Motmot, Yellow-eared Toucanet, Rufous-breasted Antthrush, Immaculate Antbird, Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoo, Pirre Warbler, Pirre Hummingbird, Pirre Bush Tanager, Greenish Puffleg, and Orange-bellied Euphonia.

On to the top of Pirre Mountain for Golden-headed Quetzal, Gray and Gold and other tanagers, Sharpbill, Chlorophonia and other highland species.

Night in screened tents under a tin roof in a forest clearing.

Day 4 BLD Morning descent, birding along the way. The afternoon is spent birding around the main camp.

Possibilities include Grey-cheeked Nunlet, Spotted Barbtail, Barred Puffbird, Yellow-green Tyrannulet, Jet Antbird, Black-crowned, Fulvous-bellied, Ochre-breasted and Scaled Antpittas, White-fronted Nunbird, Cinereous Becard and Golden-headed Manakin.

Overnight Cana field station.

Panama City

Day 5 B This morning, after some last minute birding from the Cana airstrip back to Albrook airport in Panama City where the tour ends.

Guide price* from £call

5 days / 4 nights.

Starts Panama City. Ends Panama City.

Runs on a fixed dates between December and April on a small group basis with a minimum of 4 participants

Places visited on this Panama birdwatching holiday:

›  Darien National Park

Combines well with:

›  The Birds of Panama

Similar tailor-made birdwatching holidays:

›  The Birds of Costa Rica

›  The Birds of Cuba

›  The Birds of Cuba and Cuba's Cultural Heritage

›  The Birds of Trinidad & Tobago

›  The Birds of Venezuela

›  The Birds of Ecuador

›  Bird watching on the Galapagos

›  The Birds of Guyana

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