Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Gatún Dam

Venicio Wilson sent in these photos taken during an Inside Panama tour led by Michael Carmody. The Buff-breasted Sandpipers, a group of seven, were at Gatún Dam, foraging in a patch of recently-mowed grass near the crest of the dam, about 500 yards past the spillway. Also seen was a kettle of about 1000 Mississippi Kites, and this Black Hawk-Eagle seen perched in a Cecropia.