Bird life in Panamá is fantastic, I did a lot of bird watching during my trip. The highlight was the Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno, german: Quetzal, french: Quetzal resplendissant) and the hummingbirds. I watched birds in the Soberania National Park, around the Mount Totumas Lodge, and around Boqutte.

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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Birds in Panamá

Long-billed Hermit (Phaethornis longirostris)
Feeding hummingbirds. The one in flight is a Long-billed Hermit (Phaethornis longirostris, german: Westl. Langschwanz-Schattenkolibri, french: Ermite à longue queue). (671k)
Long-billed Hermit (Phaethornis longirostris)
Long-billed Hermit (Phaethornis longirostris, german: Westl. Langschwanz-Schattenkolibri, french: Ermite à longue queue) in flight. (563k)
White-necked Jacobin (Florisuga mellivora)
Female White-necked Jacobin (Florisuga mellivora, german: Weißnacken­kolibri, french: Colibri jacobin). (527k)
Three Male White-necked Jacobins
Three male White-necked Jacobins on the feeder. (586k)
White-necked Jacobin (Florisuga mellivora)
Male White-necked Jacobin (Florisuga mellivora, german: Weißnacken­kolibri, french: Colibri jacobin). (427k)
White-necked Jacobin (Florisuga mellivora)
Male White-necked Jacobin (Florisuga mellivora, german: Weißnacken­kolibri, french: Colibri jacobin) in flight. (547k)
Scintillant Hummingbird (Selasphorus scintilla)
Female Scintillant Hummingbird (Selasphorus scintilla, german: Orangekehlelfe, french: Colibri scintillant), endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panamá. (481k)
Scintillant Hummingbird (Selasphorus scintilla)
Female Scintillant Hummingbird (Selasphorus scintilla, german: Orangekehlelfe, french: Colibri scintillant) in flight. (625k)
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl)
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl, german: Braunschwanz­amazilie, french: Ariane à ventre gris). (712k)
Talamanca Hummingbird (Eugenes spectabilis)
Juvenile Talamanca Hummingbird (Eugenes spectabilis, french: Colibri de la Talamanca). (506k)
Talamanca Hummingbird (Eugenes spectabilis)
Female Talamanca Hummingbird (Eugenes spectabilis, french: Colibri de la Talamanca). (607k)
Talamanca Hummingbird (Eugenes spectabilis)
Male Talamanca Hummingbird (Eugenes spectabilis, french: Colibri de la Talamanca). (518k)
Talamanca Hummingbird (Eugenes spectabilis)
Male Talamanca Hummingbird (Eugenes spectabilis, french: Colibri de la Talamanca). (625k)
Talamanca Hummingbird (Eugenes spectabilis)
Talamanca Hummingbird (Eugenes spectabilis, french: Colibri de la Talamanca) in flight. (607k)
Green-crowned Brilliant (Heliodoxa jacula)
Male Green-crowned Brilliant (Heliodoxa jacula, german: Grünstirn-Brillantkolibri, french: Brillant fer-de-lance). (674k)
Long-billed Starthroat (Heliomaster longirostris)
Female Long-billed Starthroat (Heliomaster longirostris, german: Rosenkehlkolibri, french: Colibri corinne). (636k)
Fiery-throated Hummingbird (Panterpe insignis)
Fiery-throated Hummingbird (Panterpe insignis, german: Feuerkehlkolibri, french: Colibri insigne). (739k)
Stripe-tailed Hummingbird (Eupherusa eximia)
Male Stripe-tailed Hummingbird (Eupherusa eximia, german: Streifenschwanz­kolibri, french: Colibri à épaulettes). (674k)
Stripe-tailed Hummingbird (Eupherusa eximia)
Male Stripe-tailed Hummingbird (Eupherusa eximia, german: Streifenschwanz­kolibri, french: Colibri à épaulettes) in flight. (974k)
White-throated Mountaingem (Lampornis castaneoventris)
Female White-throated Mountaingem (Lampornis castaneoventris, german: Weißkehlnymphe, french: Colibri à ventre châtain), endemic to Panamá. (696k)
Lesser Violetear (Colibri cyanotus)
Lesser Violetear (Colibri cyanotus, german: Zwergveilchenohr­kolibri). (506k)
Lesser Violetear (Colibri cyanotus)
Lesser Violetear (Colibri cyanotus, german: Zwergveilchenohr­kolibri). (685k)
Violet Sabrewing (Campylopterus hemileucurus)
Female Violet Sabrewing (Campylopterus hemileucurus, german: Violettdegen­flügel, french: Campyloptère violet). (589k)
Violet Sabrewing (Campylopterus hemileucurus)
Male Violet Sabrewing (Campylopterus hemileucurus, german: Violettdegen­flügel, french: Campyloptère violet). (732k)
Violet Sabrewing (Campylopterus hemileucurus)
Male Violet Sabrewing (Campylopterus hemileucurus, german: Violettdegen­flügel, french: Campyloptère violet). (746k)
Violet Sabrewing (Campylopterus hemileucurus)
Hovering male Violet Sabrewing (Campylopterus hemileucurus, german: Violettdegen­flügel, french: Campyloptère violet). (976k)
Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis)
Juvenile Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis, german: Morgenammer, french: Bruant chingolo). (696k)
Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis)
Adult Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis, german: Morgenammer, french: Bruant chingolo). (763k)
Yellowish Flycatcher (Empidonax flavescens)
Yellowish Flycatcher (Empidonax flavescens, german: Gilbufertyrann, french: Moucherolle jaunâtre). (662k)
Collared Whitestart (Myioborus torquatus)
Collared Whitestart (Myioborus torquatus, german: Halsband-Waldsänger, french: Paruline ceinturée), endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panamá. (714k)
Slate-throated Whitestart (Myioborus miniatus)
Slate-throated Whitestart (Myioborus miniatus, german: Larven-Waldsänger, french: Paruline ardoisée). (677k)
White-throated Spadebill (Platyrinchus mystaceus)
White-throated Spadebill (Platyrinchus mystaceus, french: Platyrhynque à moustaches). (732k)
Golden-crowned Warbler (Basileuterus culicivorus)
Golden-crowned Warbler (Basileuterus culicivorus, german: Goldhähnchen-Waldsänger, french: Paruline à couronne dorée). (835k)
Long-tailed Silky-flycatcher (Ptiliogonys caudatus)
Male Long-tailed Silky-flycatcher (Ptiliogonys caudatus, french: Ptilogon à longue queue). (770k)
Wilson's Warbler (Cardellina pusilla)
Wilson's Warbler (Cardellina pusilla, german: Mönchswaldsänger, french: Paruline à calotte noire). (803k)
Black-cheeked Warbler (Basileuterus melanogenys)
Black-cheeked Warbler (Basileuterus melanogenys, german: Schwarzwangen-Waldsänger, french: Paruline sombre), endemic to the Talamancan montane forests of Costa Rica and western Panamá. (863k)
Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca)
Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca, german: Fichtenwald­sänger, french: Paruline à gorge orangée). (775k)
Flame-throated Warbler (Oreothlypis gutturalis)
Flame-throated Warbler (Oreothlypis gutturalis, german: Feuerwaldsänger, french: Paruline embrasée). (886k)
Blue-and-white Swallow (Pygochelidon cyanoleuca)
Blue-and-white Swallows (Pygochelidon cyanoleuca, german: Schwarzsteiß­schwalbe, french: Hirondelle bleu et blanc). (531k)
Blue Dacnis (Dacnis cayana)
Female Blue Dacnis (Dacnis cayana, german: Blaukopfpitpit, french: Dacnis bleu). (843k)
Blue Dacnis (Dacnis cayana)
Male Blue Dacnis (Dacnis cayana, german: Blaukopfpitpit, french: Dacnis bleu). (703k)
Mountain Elaenia (Elaenia frantzii)
Mountain Elaenia (Elaenia frantzii, french: Élénie montagnarde). (706k)
Mountain Elaenia (Elaenia frantzii)
Mountain Elaenia (Elaenia frantzii, french: Élénie montagnarde). (898k)
Slaty Flowerpiercer (Diglossa plumbea)
Male Slaty Flowerpiercer (Diglossa plumbea, german: Einfarb-Hakenschnabel, french: Percefleur ardoisé), endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panamá. (763k)
Sooty-capped Bush Tanager (Chlorospingus pileatus)
Sooty-capped Bush Tanager (Chlorospingus pileatus, french: Chlorospin à sourcils brisés), endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panamá. (669k)
Flame-colored Tanager (Piranga bidentata)
Female Flame-colored Tanager (Piranga bidentata, german: Bluttangare, french: Piranga à dos rayé). (663k)
Flame-colored Tanager (Piranga bidentata)
Male Flame-colored Tanager (Piranga bidentata, german: Bluttangare, french: Piranga à dos rayé). (571k)
Flame-colored Tanager (Piranga bidentata)
Male Flame-colored Tanager (Piranga bidentata, german: Bluttangare, french: Piranga à dos rayé). (574k)
Blue-gray Tanager (Thraupis episcopus)
Blue-gray Tanager (Thraupis episcopus, german: Blautangare, french: Tangara évêque). (638k)
Scarlet-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus passerinii)
Female Scarlet-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus passerinii, french: Tangara à croupion rouge). (747k)
Scarlet-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus passerinii)
Male Scarlet-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus passerinii, french: Tangara à croupion rouge). (858k)
Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus)
Female Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus, german: Türkisnaschvogel, french: Guit-guit saï). (862k)
Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus)
Male Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus, german: Türkisnaschvogel, french: Guit-guit saï). (780k)
Black-crowned Antshrike (Thamnophilus atrinucha)
Male Black-crowned Antshrike (Thamnophilus atrinucha, german: Westlicher Tropfenameisen­würger, french: Batara à nuque noire). (605k)
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon, german: Hauszaunkönig, french: Troglodyte familier). (561k)
White-naped Brush Finch (Atlapetes albinucha)
White-naped Brush Finch (Atlapetes albinucha, french: Tohi à calotte blanche). (927k)
White-naped Brush Finch (Atlapetes albinucha)
Close-up of a White-naped Brush Finch (Atlapetes albinucha, french: Tohi à calotte blanche). (670k)
Yellow-thighed Brushfinch (Atlapetes tibialis)
Yellow-thighed Brushfinch (Atlapetes tibialis, french: Pselliophorus), endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panamá. (554k)
Large-footed Finch (Pezopetes capitalis)
Large-footed Finch (Pezopetes capitalis, french: Tohi à grands pieds), endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panamá. (901k)
Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)
Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus, german: Trauertyrann, french: Tyran mélancolique). (686k)
Ruddy Ground Dove (Columbina talpacoti)
Male Ruddy Ground Dove (Columbina talpacoti, german: Rosttäubchen, french: Colombe rousse). (954k)
Buffy Tuftedcheek (Pseudocolaptes lawrencii)
Buffy Tuftedcheek (Pseudocolaptes lawrencii, german: Panamaschopfohr). (814k)
Plain-brown Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla fuliginosa)
Plain-brown Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla fuliginosa, french: Grimpar enfumé). (642k)
Spot-crowned Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes affinis)
Spot-crowned Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes affinis). (854k)
Ruddy Treerunner (Margarornis rubiginosus)
Ruddy Treerunner (Margarornis rubiginosus), endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panamá. (614k)
Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana)
Female Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana, german: Grünfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur vert). (729k)
Purple-throated Fruitcrow (Querula purpurata)
Purple-throated Fruitcrow (Querula purpurata, german: Purpurbrust­kotinga, french: Coracine noire). (977k)
Bronzed Cowbird (Molothrus aeneus)
Bronzed Cowbird (Molothrus aeneus, german: Rotaugenkuh­stärling, french: Vacher bronzé). (606k)
Black-billed Nightingale Thrush (Catharus gracilirostris)
Black-billed Nightingale Thrush (Catharus gracilirostris, french: Grive à bec noir), endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panamá. (1118k)
Clay-colored Thrush (Turdus grayi)
Clay-colored Thrush (Turdus grayi, german: Gilbdrossel, french: Merle fauve). (1027k)
White-throated Thrush (Turdus assimilis)
White-throated Thrush (Turdus assimilis, french: Merle à gorge blanche). (758k)
Prong-billed Barbet (Semnornis frantzii)
Prong-billed Barbet (Semnornis frantzii, german: Azteken-Bartvogel, french: Cabézon de Frantzius). (708k)
Scaled Pigeon (Patagioenas speciosa)
Scaled Pigeons (Patagioenas speciosa, german: Schuppenbauch­taube, french: Pigeon ramiret). (848k)
Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus)
Female Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus, german: Dohlengrackel, french: Quiscale à longue queue). (1008k)
Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus)
Male Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus, german: Dohlengrackel, french: Quiscale à longue queue). (1378k)
Black-breasted Puffbird (Notharchus pectoralis)
Black-breasted Puffbird (Notharchus pectoralis, french: Tamatia à plastron). (691k)
Slaty-tailed Trogon (Trogon massena)
Female Slaty-tailed Trogon (Trogon massena, french: Trogon de Masséna). (668k)
Costa Rican Hairy Woodpecker (Leuconotopicus villosus extimus)
Female Costa Rican Hairy Woodpecker (Leuconotopicus villosus extimus, german: Haarspecht, french: Pic chevelu). (960k)
Crimson-crested Woodpecker (Campephilus melanoleucos)
Female Crimson-crested Woodpecker (Campephilus melanoleucos, german: Schwarzkehl­specht, french: Pic de Malherbe). (939k)
Three-wattled Bellbird (Procnias tricarunculatus)
Male Three-wattled Bellbird (Procnias tricarunculatus, french: Araponga tricaronculé). (880k)
Collared Trogon ssp. aurantiiventris (Trogon collaris aurantiiventris)
Female Collared Trogon ssp. aurantiiventris (Trogon collaris aurantiiventris, french: Trogon rosalba). (787k)
Collared Trogon ssp. aurantiiventris (Trogon collaris aurantiiventris)
Male Collared Trogon ssp. aurantiiventris (Trogon collaris aurantiiventris, french: Trogon rosalba). (741k)
Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno)
Female Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno, german: Quetzal, french: Quetzal resplendissant). (740k)
Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno)
Female Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno, german: Quetzal, french: Quetzal resplendissant). (769k)
Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno)
Male Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno, german: Quetzal, french: Quetzal resplendissant). (790k)
Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis)
Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis, german: Bronzekiebitz, french: Vanneau téro). (1328k)
Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana)
Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana, french: Jacana noir). (977k)
Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata)
Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata, french: Gallinule d'Amérique). (937k)
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla)
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla, german: Aztekenmöwe, french: Mouette atricille). (641k)
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla)
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla, german: Aztekenmöwe, french: Mouette atricille) in flight. (1407k)
Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis)
Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis, german: Riesentag­schläfer, french: Grand Ibijau). (968k)
Blue-throated Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus caeruleogularis)
Blue-throated Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus caeruleogularis, german: Grünarassaris, french: Toucanet à gorge bleue). (808k)
Collared Araçari (Pteroglossus torquatus)
Collared Araçari (Pteroglossus torquatus, german: Halsbandarassari, french: Araçari à collier). (912k)
Chestnut-mandibled Toucan (Ramphastos ambiguus swainsonii)
Chestnut-mandibled Toucan (Ramphastos ambiguus swainsonii, german: Swainson-Tukan, french: Toucan de Swainson). (600k)
Keel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus)
Keel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus, german: Fischertukan, french: Toucan à carène). (516k)
Southern Black-bellied Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis autumnalis)
Southern Black-bellied Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis autumnalis, german: Herbstpfeifgans, french: Dendrocygne à ventre noir). (979k)
Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)
Juvenile Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea, german: Blaureiher, french: Aigrette bleue). (834k)
Striated Heron (Butorides striata)
Striated Heron (Butorides striata, german: Mangrovereiher, french: Héron strié). (1063k)
Rufescent Tiger Heron (Tigrisoma lineatum)
Rufescent Tiger Heron (Tigrisoma lineatum, german: Marmorreiher, french: Onoré rayé), eating a snake. (884k)
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus, german: Brauner Sichler, french: Ibis falcinelle). (1083k)
American Great Egret (Ardea alba egretta)
American Great Egret (Ardea alba egretta, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (639k)
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus, german: Rabengeier, french: Urubu noir). (665k)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura, german: Truthahngeier, french: Urubu à tête rouge) in flight. (451k)
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis, german: Braunpelikan, french: Pélican brun) in flight. (327k)
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis, german: Braunpelikan, french: Pélican brun). (437k)
Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens)
Juvenile Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens, german: Prachtfregatt­vogel, french: Frégate superbe). (424k)

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