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THE METROPOLITAN NATURE PARK

Panama birding tour by local guides!

 

LOCATION 
A guided birding tour five minutes from Panama City an excellent place to find local and migrant birds.
Excellent for birds of dry and second growth forest as well as the more widespread forest species of Central Panama (Panama Canal/ former Canal Zone).
PARK FEE
Entrance park fee for foreigners is us $5.00 per person. Local us$2.00

 

tour starts from your hotel in Panama City or Gamboa Town

price per person

4-5

2-3

1

Metropolitan Nature Park

$ 90

$ 95

$135

Guiding Birders in Panama hotspots  

 

 

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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 50 to 70 species.
AREA DESCRIPTION 
Birding is done primarily on trails and open areas . Cover of dry and second growth forest as well as the more widespread forest species of Central Panama (Panama Canal/ former Canal Zone).
WEATHER
The climate in Central Panama /Canal Zone is usually warm, with mornings in the 70s and afternoons in the 80s. Conditions at midday can be humid and very warm, with temperatures reaching into the lower 90s. Rainstorms may occur at any time of year, but are more likely during the rainy season, which runs from the summer months into early December. Generally, the weather in Central Panama is mild and pleasant, with our activities corresponding to the cooler parts of the day and heightened bird activity.

ACCOMODATIONS
5 minutes from the park, it is easy to find all the stars Hotels and Inns of preference an a good array of Lodges, B&B and Hostels to choose from. 
EATING FACILITIES
In Panama City, you will find very good restaurants (and fast food) on every street corner and we can assure that every country of the world cuisine is well represented. The real true problem is to decide what and where..!.

CLOTHING 
Dress for tropical hot humid weather and be ready for rain. Light clothing is recommended: cotton shirts or t-shirts - earth colors preferable – long (preferable) and short pants, poncho, hiking shoes, hat, insect repellent and sun block. 
GEAR
Binoculars, scope (optional), field guide, notebook and camera (optional ). 

GUIDE BOOK RECOMMENDED
“The Birds of Panama, a field guide by George R Angehr and Robert Dean  described as the “bible” for Panama and some Costa Rica birds.

 


 

BIRDS TO LOOK FOR
This is a listing of Metropolitan Nature Park and surrounding areas


Yellow-green Tyrannulet (endemic)
Pheasant Cuckoo
Sepia -capped Flycatcher,
Lance-tailed Manakin
Rosy Thrush-Tanager
Red-crowned Ant-Tanager...

Also look for:

Spot-crowned Barbet
Keel-billed Toucan
Collared Aracari
Red-crowned Woodpecker
Lineated Woodpecker
Bare-crowned Antbird
Stripe-breasted Wren
Gray Hawk
Pale-vented Pigeon
Short-billed Pigeon
Squirrel Cuckoo
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
Slaty-tailed Trogon
Barred Antshrike
Chestnut-backed Antbird
White-necked Puffbird
Black-breasted Puffbird
Panama Flycatcher
Yellow-bellied Elaenia
Black-headed Tody-Flycatcher
Southern Bentbill
Masked Tityra
Purple-throated Fruitcrow
Golden-collared Manakin
Lance-tailed Manakin
Bay Wren
Black-bellied Wren
Northern Waterthrush
Thick-billed Euphonia
Flame-rumped Tanager
Golden-hooded Tanager
Streaked Saltator
Buff-throated Saltator
Variable Seedeater
Yellow-faced Grassquit
Yellow-tailed Oriole
Scarlet-rumped Cacique

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