You can always find our picture galleries with birds from Panama here on our website. The Index of all galleries with birds from Panama is located here, there we have slide shows with: Birds of Prey, Hummingbirds, Trogons & Motmots, Toucan, Parrots & Macaws, Birdwatching along the Pipeline Road, Woodpeckers, the Harpy Eagle @ Soberania National Park, Tanagers, Flycatchers, Puffbirds, Herons & Egrets and much more! You can find many more great nature photos at my other website YourNaturePhotos.com where you also can upload your own pictures.
This Black Eared Wood Quail (Odontophorus melanotis) was seen and photographed in Altos del Maria, Panama.
This Rufous Capped Warbler image was taken in Altos del Maria, Panama.
From Wikipedia: The Rufous-capped Warbler (Basileuterus rufifrons) is a New World warbler native from Mexico south to much of Central America, rarely occurring as far north as southeastern Arizona and south Texas. Rufous-capped Warblers primarily feed on insects and spiders, foraging through dense brush and scanning close to the ground for movement.
The attached White Ruffed Manakin images where taken in Altos del Maria, Panama.
From Wikipedia: The White Ruffed Manakin (Corapipo altera) is a tiny passerine bird in the manakin family. It is a resident breeder in the tropical New World from eastern Honduras to northwestern Venezuela. Like other manakins, this species has a fascinating breeding display at a communal lek. 3-4 males one at a time descend in a slow fluttering flight on to a mossy fallen log with tail raised and ruff spread, and then give a little jump. See example manakin video here.
From Wikipedia: Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia, formerly Dendroica petechia) is a New World warbler species. Sensu lato, they make up the most widespread species in the diverse Setophaga genus, breeding in almost the whole of North America and down to northern South America. The photos show a male and a female Yellow Warbler, images taken here in Panama.
From Wikipedia: The Blue-throated Toucanet, Aulacorhynchus caeruleogularis, is a near-passerine bird living in the mountain forests of Costa Rica and western Panama. The Blue-throated Toucanets live in humid mountain forests in Costa Rica and Western Panama. Its natural altitudinal range is from 2,500 ft (762m) to 7,600 ft (2316m) above sea level. It is generally common within its range, but not rated by IUCN, where considered a subspecies of the Emerald Toucanet. This toucan nests in old woodpecker holes. The nests can be up to 70 ft (21m) above the ground. Each nest contains 2-4 eggs, white in colour. The eggs have about a 15 day incubation period. The bird mostly consumes fruits and insects, but can also eat other birds’ eggs. The call of the Blue-throated Toucanet is a loud and high-pitched (occasionally low-pitched) rrrip, rrrip, rrrip, rrrip,.
This Tawny-crested Tanager image was taken in Altos del Maria. From Wikipedia: The Tawny-crested Tanager (Tachyphonus delatrii) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.
From Wikipedia: “The Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana) is a resident breeding bird which occurs from southern Texas in the USA south through Central and South America to central Argentina. This small kingfisher breeds by streams in forests or mangroves. The nest is in a horizontal tunnel up to a metre long made in a river bank. The female lays three, sometimes four, eggs. The Green Kingfisher is 19 centimetres (7.5 in) long and weighs 27 grams (0.95 oz). It has the typical kingfisher shape, with a short tail and long bill. It is oily green above, with white markings on the wings and tail, and a white collar around the neck.”
Green Kingfisher photos taken in Panama.
The isthmus of Panama, where North and South America meet, hosts more bird species than all of North America. More accessible than ever to birdwatchers and other ecotourists, the country has become a premier neotropical birding and nature tourism destination in recent years. The Birds of Panama will be an essential tool for the new generation of birders traveling in search of Panama’s spectacular avifauna.
This user-friendly, portable, and affordable identification guide features:
•large color illustrations of more than 900 species;
•the first range maps published to show the distribution of Panama’s birds;
•concise text that describes field marks for identification, as well as habitat, behavior, and vocalizations;
From Wikipedia: The Eastern Wood Pewee (Contopus virens) is a small tyrant flycatcher. Their breeding habitat is deciduous, mixed woods, or pine plantations in eastern North America. These birds migrate to Central America and in the Andes region of northern South America. They feed on insects and other arthropods. Wood pewees wait on a perch at a middle height in a tree and fly out to catch prey in flight, sometimes hovering to pick it from vegetation.
Female of the Black-crowned Tityra (Tityra inquisitor). According to Wikipedia: It is found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.