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Fall at Panama's Canopy Tower

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Within a minute or so of arriving at our roadside birding spot near the village of Achiote, we heard the raspy calls of one of our prime targets, the localized White-headed Wren. In the same genus as our Cactus Wren, this striking species is a real regional specialty. We quickly spotted a pair of the wrens atop a tall tree and enjoyed good scope views. Moments later a Black-cheeked Woodpecker perched on an open snag and was quickly followed by a stunning Yellow-backed Oriole. Two Blue-headed ... Read More