Mostrando las entradas de mayo, 2008

Mixed Bag

Advantage Tours' Euclides Campos sent in five months worth of notable bird reports: January 7, 2008: Euclides Campos and Dimas Alfonso spotted a Red-tailed hawk on the way to Chucantí [at the border between the provinces of Panamá and Darién] around 400m above sea level. We saw the bird perched on the top of a dead snag 25 m away, from where it flew off and started circling overhead. The red tail and dark mark along the leading edge of the underwing, the patagium mark were conspicuous. It is not the first time that I, Euclides, have seen a Red tailed hawk in Chucantí; I saw one last year. January 18: Yellow-breasted Flycatcher on on the road to Revesa (the turnoff of this road is located at the town of Río Iglesia, on the way to Puerto Quimba, Metetí.) I have also seen this flycatcher at the town of Kintin town (7 km from Setegantí, Darién in 2007.) [Yellow-breasted Flycatcher, a recent addition to Panama's—and A.O.U. North America's—birdlist, has only recently been repo

Gray-headed Dove

Rosabel Miró and Karl Kaufmann heard, recorded and flushed a Gray-headed Dove while birding the woods around the STRI field station at Isla Colón, Bocas del Toro. To those with access privileges, this is probably the most accessible place to see this bird.