Monthly Archives: June 2011

Visitors to our humminbird feeders

We get six different species of hummingbirds at the feeders near Hotel Helicona (www.hotelheliconiapanama.com). The Longbilled starthroat is one of them. The first picture shows why it is called ‘longbilled’ The second one why it is called ‘Starthroat’:     … Continue reading

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Watching the Azuero Parakeet (Pyrrhura eisenmanni)

Ornithologistst have recently given the Azuero parakeet the status of full species, and it has been baptized Pyrrhura eisenmanni. The Azuero parakeet is perhaps not particularly rare, but it occurs only in the Cerro Hoya mountains, on the southern tip of … Continue reading

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