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Panama  2018

Harpy Eagle Tour, Darien  


 Panama Harpy Eagle Darien Lowland 

 Harpy Eagle @Nando  

5 days 4 nights open-date-tour

Bird watching in search of the Harpy Eagle at the eastern-

most unexplored birding region of Panama on low budget

with local Bird Guides!

Together we can plan and adjust the itinerary and accommodate to the dates you choose and plan accordingly Send dates and how many perons!

Since this is a open-date-tour we cannot guarantee other participants.


Day 1Overnight in Torti.                               

In the Darien Lowland - Eastern Panama - are many good sites to bird.  Birding sites are Jacamarspread out a bit, and some extensive drive time is unavoidable, but you will get a great a taste of South American species, locals and endemics.                                       Go Back

Day 2 San Francisco Reserve and Peñas Blancas.  Overnight in Torti.

Day 3  Inland Darien and Filo Harpy Eaglede Tallo Reserve.  Overnight in Meteti.

Day 4    El Salto and the Private Foundation Reserve. Overnight in Meteti.   

Day 5   Drive back to Panama. On the road, time permiting we  stop at several places like Great-black Hawk (Buteogallus urubitinga). Photo © Alfred Raab above Rancho Frio, Darien.Lago Bayano   and trails, Mono bridge and more looking for the birds that have eluded us.  Time permitting a short visit to Cerro Azul is probable, and drop-off at your next destination in Panama City. 


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                                  Agami Heron @ Nando QuirozTOUR PRICE  

Our price is for two participants in double occupancy 5 days 4 nights all included. We can not guarantee other participants during your tour.Send for Quote. 

Included in tour price: English/Spanish bird guide with field scope and the latest Panama field guide, pickup and drop off to your next destination Tocumen Airport/ or Panama City hotel, road transportation, comfortable lodging (From DAY 1 to DAY 4), and National Park fees and meals.                                  

Not Included in tour price: Gray-cheeked-Nunletgovernment tax 7%, items of personal nature, airport departure tax, or international airfare, gratuities, alcoholic beverages. A deposit is required upon booking a trip.  Balance due 30 days prior Day1.

We reserves the right to cancel, change or postpone the itinerary. Read the           TERMS

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Easy and moderate long walks daily required.

CLOTHINGOropendola Black, El Real, Darien, photo © Björn Anderson
Dress for tropical hot humid weather and be ready for rain. Rubber boots can be of help during rainy season trips but not necessary.

Binoculars, scope (optional), field guide, notebook, camera (optional ), insect repellent and sun block.

 snowy-bellied humming

These books are an example of hard work put into, and for the benefit, of conserving Panamas birds: 
“The Birds of Panama, a field guide by George R Angehr and Robert Dean Can be described as the “bible” for Panama and some Costa Rica birds. The latest edition (1989).This excellent field guide is highly recommended as your primary reference book on the birds.                         
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Yellow-hooded Blackbird El Real, Darien photo © Alfred RaabNunlet Gray-cheeked, El Real, photo © Björn AndersonBlack-collared Hawk, Tuira River -Darien, Panama- photo © Alfred RaabYellow-breasted Flycatcher El Real photo © Alfred RaabLarge-billed Seed-Finch  El Real photo © Alfred Raab

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ABOUT DARIEN            

You will visit the eastern-most unexplored less frequent birding hotspots of Panama! During the bird watching tour you will visit swampy meadows along the Pan-American Highway, great Yellow-hooded Blackbird El Real, Darien photo © Alfred Raabwater reservoir, mature secondary forests, lagoons, scrubby and open fields, roadsides, riversides and others.  Private Foundations and Indian Village Reserves. Accompany by professional local bird guides.  At the end of each day the guide will go over the day-bird list with participants and explain next day event.

Note: Don't expect luxury.  The Darien lowland lodging will be rustic, but clean and safe. No hot water but air condition in rooms available.  The traditional meals of rice, fruits, plantains, chicken or fish will be at the only restaurant-fonda in town.... find more birds with us on low budget bird watching tour packages!

- a  birding adventure of your life!

- Central Panama 4 days 3 nights all inclusive (Pipeline Road, Metropolitan Park, Plantation Road, Achiote Road and more) minimum 2persons       
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Birders birding Panama city environ.For your groups. You select  the dates to  4, 8 and 12 day al inclusive tour  and we do the rest starting with pickup at the airport until departure to your next destination. Check birding tour options itineraries here www.birdingpal.org/tours/Panamaitinerary.html

When possible we try to keep groups to a max of 6 participants. 

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