Photo Galleries: Panama's Canopy Tower 2008 Kevin Zimmer

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Panama's Canopy Tower


The Canal Zone was cooler and drier than I could remember it being on any previous trip, and the lack of rain was reflected in the vegetation. Many semi-deciduous trees had dropped their leaves, and a substantial dry leaf litter was in evidence everywhere we went. The dry conditions were also reflected in a general lack of bird vocalization, and dawn choruses from the Canopy Tower were a pale shadow of what I was used to. In spite of this, we managed to record 315 species in just six days of ... Read More