Pipeline Road, Central Panama, in the presence of an antswarm certainly lifts forest birding to another level.
Panama, the most southerly country of Central America is blessed with a rich biodiversity & wonderful birding lodges, located amidst spectacular scenery. Panama has a phenomenal 929 bird species, with the easily-accessible Central Region hosting some 600+ of this total.
The film highlights birding adventures in this Central Region, initially working the Soberania National Park of the Canal Zone & secondly birding the higher elevations of the El Valle region, some two hours drive westwards
Join Malcolm & the team birding Semaphore Hill, Summit Ponds, Old Gamboa Road & Pipeline Road. Travel further afield – shorebirding along the Pacific coast, the highlands of Cerro Azul, the renowned Achiote Road, Tocumen Marsh
Then experience the completely different habitats of El Valle, searching for orange – bellied trogons, black – crowned antpittas, white-tipped sicklebills & the like.