Black-throated Mango Anthracothorax nigricollis Photo by Uwe Speck The Black-throated Mango is an attractive, distinctive hummingbird primarily found in South America but also ranging into western Panama. Both sexes have a slightly decurved

Rufous Motmot Baryphthengus martii Photo by David Tipling Our largest motmot! The Rufous Motmot is a common bird found in the understory of the lowland and foothills forests of Panama. With a length

White Hawk Pseudastur albicollis Photo by Rafael Lau This large, forest-dwelling hawk is a beautiful sight, whether perched or soaring—its striking white plumage is like no other raptor throughout the Neotropics. It is

Golden-headed Manakin Ceratopipra erythrocephala Photo by Rafael Lau Male Golden-headed Manakins are immediately recognizable by their glossy black body and brilliant yellow head and white eye.  Their yellow head may show a reddish

Rufescent Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma lineatum Photo by David Tipling The Rufescent Tiger-Heron is one of several beautiful and iconic herons of the Neotropics.  At 68 cm tall, this fairly large heron has a bittern-like

Shining Honeycreeper Cyanerpes lucidus Photo by Rafael Lau The Shining Honeycreeper is a vibrant member of the tanager family. It is a small (10 cm), plump honeycreeper with a long, thin decurved bill

Barred Puffbird Nystalus radiatus Photo by Uwe Speck Puffbirds are well-named for their puffy appearance. As relatives of kingfishers, they have big heads, short necks, large bodies, large bills for catching insects and

Dot-winged Antwren Microrhopias quixensis Photo by David Tipling This warbler-like, charismatic antwren is one of the most energetic birds in the rainforest! The Dot-winged Antwren is one of the most widespread and well-known

Yellow-rumped Cacique Cacicus cela Photo by David Tipling The Yellow-rumped Cacique is a very attractive and gregarious bird—at nearly a foot in length, it is a large member of the blackbird family. Like

Royal Flycatcher Onychorhynchus coronatus Photo by Rafael Lau This well-named, medium-sized forest flycatcher is a most-wanted bird on many of our guests’ lists! It is known for its spectacular long, fanned, red and