The annual Christmas Bird Count along the Achiote Road on the Caribbean side (Atlantic slope) of the Canal consistently is home to more than 300 bird species.
|PICK UP||We recommend the pick up at your hotel in Panama City to be at 4:30 a.m.|
|WHAT TO WEAR||
Comfortable athletic shoes and light leisure clothing, jacket, mosquito repellent and sunscreen. A hat and sunglasses are recommended.
This birding excursion to the Caribbean side of Panama features one of the most scenic drives in central Panama. On the road, you will cross the third Bridge Across the Panama Canal, which was inaugurated in 2019, drive by the Gatun Locks and massive Gatun Damn, which was built to create the Gatun Lake.
The woodland along the road is known for spotting Trogons, Motmots and numerous other forest and woodland birds. Upon arrival at the Achiote Road, we will hike the trail for species like the White- headed and Stripe-breasted Wrens and Montezuma Oropendolas, among others.
This tour can be tailor-made for your needs and interests.