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CERRO AZUL AND CERRO JEFE.

 

DAY TOUR include transportation and specialized guide.

40 additional bird species not present in the canal can be found here..activity is not nearly as depended on time of day as in low lands..no so essential to get an early start..

     East of Panama City, within the Chagres National Park is a mountain range cloud forest from 800m (2500 ft ) to 1007m ( 3000 ft ) from sea level, home to many endemics and many foothills species as well. About 40 additional species not present in the Canal Area lowlands can be found here. Be     prepared for chilled nights and mornings. Other places worth visiting on the way is Las Nubes.

 

LOCATION 

 

PARK FEE

Entrance park fee for foreigners is US $5.00 per person. Local US $2.00 each.

 

TOUR DIFFICULTY

Easy... to ■ Moderate... to Hard

 

FITNESS    

 Easy to moderate walking is required.

Easy... to ■ Moderate... to Hard

 

WHAT TO EXPECT  

With an early morning start, expect to see by noon 60 to 80 species. By the end of the day a final count of 90+ is common.

 

AREA DESCRIPTION                                                                                                      

You will be birding cooler highlands at about 1,000m (3000 ft) from sea level. Transported by car from site to site, birding is done by walking through hilly and level terrains and trails narrow in places and muddy in others.CHECK RATES

 

WEATHER 

The climate in Cerro Azul and Cerro Jefe  region is considerably cooler than that of the Central Panama/Canal Zone. Mornings and evenings are cooler while midday temperatures usually do not exceed the low 87s. Clouds and overcast skies frequently prevail in higher areas, leading to damp conditions.

 

ACCOMODATIONS  

You will find small and comfortable B&B´s (family type operation) for overnight. For reservations or for reference click here, will be glad to help you. 

 

EATING  FACILITIES

There are good restaurants in the area.                                                                                               Go Back                                                                                                                                                                                                         

CLOTHING 

Besides the light clothing usually recommended be prepared for chilled nights and mornings at least one warm sweater or jacket plus the cotton shirts or t-shirts - earth colors preferable- long (preferable) and short pants, poncho, hiking shoes, hat, insect repellent and sun block. Dress as for tropical hot humid weather and be ready for rain any time.

 

GEAR  

Binoculars, scope (optional), field guide, notebook and camera (optional ).

 

GUIDE BOOK  RECOMMENDED  

These two books are an example of hard work put into, and for the benefit, of conserving Panama’s 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. First published 2010 .This excellent field

guide is highly recommended as your primary reference book on the birds.

·         “An Illustrated Field Guide to the Birds of Panama” by Ernesto Ponce and Giselle Muschett, 2006, 1st Edition. It can be described as “a descriptive fieldwork tool” for fast information .

 

BIRDS TO LOOK FOR 

 This is a listing of birds we have seen on different tours along Cerro Azul, Cerro Jefe and surrounding areas , and some additions from friends, guess and people who have collaborated sharing with us their sightings. The list is continuously on the move. Feel free to send your findings and comments to info@birdingbyboattour.com

 

 

BIRDING ALL DAY  (5:00am till 4:00pm = 11 hrs... price is per person)  

 

4-5

 2-3

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$150

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