Birdwatching in Panamá

Panamá is home and a place of pilgrimage to more than 1,000 bird species. The tropical isthmus hosts diverse migratory and endemic birds due to its geographic location between North and South America and the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Panamá is home to 10% of the world’s known bird species and 107 endemic species and has more of a variety of birds than the United States and Canada combined. Panamá is also one of the five migratory bird corridors in the world. 

All that makes Panamá the perfect year-round destination for bird-watching, though each season may bring different sightings. From endemic to migratory birds escaping the North and South American winters, Panamá is a sanctuary of color and song.

birding in

Panama City

birding in

Panama City

Panama City has three protected national parks within its limits that tend to the birds nesting there.

birding

Beyond City Limits

birding

Beyond City Limits

Beyond Panama City’s national parks are various must-see destinations for birding.

Explore More Things to do

Surfing

Panamá is a surfer’s haven. We welcome you to the stunning shores of our fishing...

Turtle Sanctuaries

On the Sandy shores of Panamá, sea turtles live, grow, and thrive under our warm sun and safe...

Hiking

Rich in tropical flora, diverse wildlife, and picture-worthy sights, Panamá trails offer...

Fishing

With world record fishing, more than 2,900 km (1,800 miles) of coastline and the perfect...

Afro Heritage

Afro culture in Panamá is a vibrant and essential part of the country's cultural mosaic....

Diving & Snorkeling

Discover the magical and incredible Panamanian marine world while snorkeling and diving. Diverse...

Beaches

Panamá is the isthmus connecting Central America and South America, and offers access to both...