Bird watching holidays in Panama
Birds, birds, birds in great variety, moderate distances and comfortable lodges make Panama west of the canal area a target for any birdwatcher.
To unveil the Dariιns astonishingly rich birdlife takes care and intrepidness, but with great rewards.
Panama offers over 970 species of birds in a broad range of habitats, many of which can be visited quite easily.
A first-class field guide, an up-to-date site guide, and some good local birdwatching guides, make for a very pleasant and productive birding holiday while staying in reasonably good accommodation in some very enjoyable locations.
Panama also offers expedition birding for the dedicated enthusiast, to find birds that few others will ever see.
Because our expertise is in travel and logistics, backed by a good understanding what birders need and of current conditions for birders on the ground, we are able to design and support tailor-made birdwatching trips to suit a wide range of interests, styles and budgets.
Ideas for bird watching in Panama
Birds of Panama
This is probably the very best two-week bird watching itinerary for Panama. It produces long lists, including many spectaculars and endemics, while staying in enjoyable locations.
Easy bird-watching in Panama
275-300 species in a week of relatively easy bird watching in two complementary locations.
Birding the Darien
Intrepid bird watching in one of the most out-of-the-way locations in the tropics, yielding some remarkable birds.
Key bird watching sites in Panama
For a summary of the sites generally considered to be the most important for a bird watching trip to Panama, see:
Planning your trip
Whether you are travelling solo, as a couple, or with a group of fellow birders we provide all you need for a well-organised, successful and enjoyable tailor-made birdwatching holiday in Panama.
We can provide experienced English-speaking local birdwatching guides to escort you throughout, or just in those areas where you feel you might need support.
We design itineraries to suit all levels from newcomers to neotropical birding to seasoned hands out to boost their life lists with hard-to-find endemics, and in all styles from dawn-to-dusk birders to those who prefer an easier time or like to combine their birding with sightseeing or general wildlife viewing.
Self-drive is possible in the canal area and western Panama.
We can also arrange birding days as part of general tours an increasingly popular choice.
Panama Birdwatching holidays
tailor-made birdwatching holidays in Panama:
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