Photo Galleries: Panama: Fall at El Valle's Canopy Lodge 2013 Barry Zimmer

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Panama: Fall at El Valle's Canopy Lodge


The initial introduction to the Canopy Lodge is always a memorable one, and this year was no different. The well-stocked feeders here attract an amazing array of birds and it seems as though every color in the rainbow is represented. Powder-blue Blue-gray Tanagers arrived first and in numbers. Then, suddenly, a flash of deep velvety-red revealed the presence of a male Crimson-backed Tanager. This species is known locally as "sangre de toro," or blood of the bull, and there is no mystery as to... Read More