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Species List for Panama's Canopy Tower Trip According to Location

(those marked with a * are species which occurred in a variety of places but were placed according to “best look/listen”)

Achiote Road

Ammo Ponds Canopy Tower

      King Vulture

      Plumbeous Hawk

      Gray Hawk

      Zone-tailed Hawk

      Gray-chested Dove

      Blue-headed Parrot

      Smooth-billed Ani

      Pied Puffbird

      Golden-collared Manakin

      Long-tailed Tyrant

      *Northern Waterthrush

      *Fulvous-vented Euphonia

      *Chestnut-headed Oropendola

      White-throated Crake

      Gray-necked Wood Rail

      *Wattled Jacana

      *Pale-vented Pigeon

      *White-tipped Dove

      *Red-crowned Woodpecker

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

      *House Wren

      *Golden-hooded Tanager

      Yellow-bellied Seedeater

      *Black Vulture

      *Turkey Vulture

      Barred Forest Falcon

      Slaty-backed Forest Falcon

      Collared Forest Falcon

      Scaled Pigeon

      Red-lored Parrot

      Mealy Parrot

      *Squirrel Cuckoo

      Mottled Owl

      Great Potoo

      Long-tailed Hermit

      *White-necked Jacobin

      Violet-bellied Hummingbird

      Blue-chested Hummingbird

      Snowy-bellied Hummingbird

      White-vented Plumeleteer

      Black-breasted Puffbird

      Collared Aracari

      *Keel-billed Toucan

      Chestnut-mandibled Toucan

      *Black-cheeked Woodpecker

      Barred Woodcreeper

      Blue Cotinga

      *Ruddy-tailed Flycatcher

      Bright-rumped Attila

      *Masked Tityra

      *Bay-breasted Warbler

      *Green Honeycreeper

      Slate-colored Grosbeak

Cerro Azul Fort San Lorenzo Gamboa/Suburbia

      White Hawk

      *Short-tailed Hawk

      Blue-fronted Parrotlet

      Green Hermit

      Violet-headed Hummingbird

      Violet-capped Hummingbird

      Bronze-tailed Plumeletter

      Spotted Antbird

      Scale-crested Pygmy Tyrant

      White-breasted Wood Wren

      *Philadelphia Vireo


      Olive Tanager

      *Red-throated Ant Tanager

      *Summer Tanager

      Bay-headed Tanager

      Rufous-winged Tanager

      Yellow-faced Grassquit

      Black Phoebe

      Short-billed Pigeon

      White-tailed Trogon

      Barred Antshrike

      Yellow-bellied Elaenia

      *Olivaceous Flatbill

      Yellow-margined Flycatcher

      Streaked Flycatcher

*Southern Rough-winged Swallow

      *Bay Wren

      *Yellow Warbler

      *Plain-colored Tanager

      *Blue Dacnis

      *Variable Seedeater

      Thick-billed Seedfinch

      *Yellow-headed Caracara

      Gray-headed Chachalaca

      Purple Gallinule

      Common Moorhen

      Southern Lapwing

      Spotted Sandpiper

      Rock Dove

      *Ruddy Ground Dove

      *Orange-chinned Parakeet

      *Rufous-tailed Hummingbird

      Belted Kingfisher

      *Common Tody Flycatcher

      *Lesser Kiskadee

      *Great Kiskadee

      *Social Flycatcher

      *Tropical Kingbird

      Mangrove Swallow

      Tropical Mockingbird

      Clay-colored Robin

      Crimson-backed Tanager

      Flame-rumped Tanager

      *Blue-gray Tanager

      *Palm Tanager

      *Red-legged Honeycreeper

      *Buff-throated Saltator

      Great-tailed Grackle

      Baltimore Oriole

Lock Area Metro Park Panama Viejo

     *Brown Pelican

      *Neotropic Cormorant

      *Magnificent Frigatebird


      Savannah Hawk

      *Cattle Egret

      *Laughing Gull

      Greater Ani

      Fork-tailed Flycatcher

      *Gray-breasted Martin

      Red-breasted Blackbird

      Eastern Meadowlark

      Black Hawk Eagle

      Bat Falcon

      Brown-hooded Parrot

      *Band-rumped Swift

      *Short-tailed Swift

      Purple-crowned Fairy

      *Blue-crowned Motmot

      *White-necked Puffbird

      White-bellied Antbird

      Lance-tailed Manakin

      Southern Beardless Tyrannulet

      Yellow-crowned Tyrannulet

      *Dusky-capped Flycatcher

      *Black-bellied Wren

      *Rufous and White Wren

      *Plain Wren

      Long-billed Gnatwren

      Yellow-throated Vireo

      Golden-fronted Greenlet

      *Lesser Greenlet

      *Green Shrikevireo

      *Chestnut-sided Warbler

      Prothonotary Warbler

      Yellow-crowned Euphonia

      *Thick-billed Euphonia

      Black-striped Sparrow

      Scarlet-rumped Cacique

     Great Blue Heron

      Great Egret

      *Tricolored Heron

      *Little Blue Heron

      Snowy Egret

      Black-bellied Plover


      Greater Yellowlegs


      Western Sandpiper

      Ring-billed Gull

      Royal Tern

      Saffron Finch


Pipeline Road Plantation Road Semiphore Road

      *Double-toothed Kite

      *Broad-winged Hawk

      Vaux’s Swift

      *Violaceous Trogon

      *Cinnamon Woodpecker

      White-flanked Antwren

      *Forest Elaenia

      Brownish Flycatcher

      White-winged Becard

      *Tropical Gnatcatcher

      Scarlet-thighed Dacnis

      Yellow-rumped Cacique

      *White-whiskered Puffbird

      Crimson-crested Woodpecker

      *Fasciated Antshrike

      *Dusky Antbird

      *Ocellated Antbird

      *Purple-throated Fruitcrow

      Blue-crowned Manakin

      *Southern Bentbill

      Yellow-olive Flycatcher

      Golden-crowned Spadebill

      *Great Crested Flycatcher

      Black-chested Jay

      *Blue-black Grosbeak

      *Yellow-backed Oriole

     Great Tinamou

      Pheasant Cuckoo

      *Black-throated Trogon

      *Slaty-tailed Trogon

      Rufous Motmot

      *Broad-billed Motmot

      *Plain Xenops

      Plain-brown Woodcreeper

      *Cocoa Woodcreeper

      *Slaty Antshrike

      *Checker-throated Antwren

      *Dot-winged Antwren

      Chestnut-backed Antbird

      Bicolored Antbird

      Red-capped Manakin

      *Brown-capped Tyrannulet

      Greenish Elaenia

      *Paltry Tyrannulet

      Gray-headed Tanager

      *White-shouldered Tanager

Summit Ponds Tocumen Marsh

      Little Tinamou

      *Green Heron

      *Spectacled Owl

      Common Potoo


      Green Kingfisher

      *Black-faced Antthrush

      *Rosy Thrush Tanager

      *Boat-billed Heron

      Wood Stork

      Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture

      Pearl Kite

      White-tailed Kite

      *Snail Kite

      Roadside Hawk


      Crested Caracara

      Black-throated Mango

      Sapphire-throated Hummingbird

      Ringed Kingfisher

      Amazon Kingfisher

      *Rusty-margined Flycatcher

      Gray Kingbird

      Barn Swallow

      Buff-breasted Wren

      Blue-black Grassquit

      Ruddy-breasted Seedeater

      Orchard Oriole

      Yellow-billed Cacique