Red-throated Caracara

At the end of the road and into the jungle


13 – 22 July 2014 The Pan-American Highway starts to deteriorate in the town of Aguafría as you cross from Eastern Panamá Province into Darién Province. From the provincial border east you dodge pot holes, speed bumps and sleeping dogs for another hour or two. These are not just any ordinary pot holes though; some of them consume half the [...]

Metetí and Canopy Camp Darién


15 June 2012  – Metetí and Canopy Camp Darién Returning from Patiño we had Ancon drop us at Hotel Felicidad in Metetí, where we stayed for the next couple of nights. Not deluxe but it was clean and we slept well and it set us back all of $14 / night. Killing a few minutes behind the hotel we found Olivaceous Piculet and Streak-headed [...]