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Birding Pipeline Panama

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Gamboa, Panama
+507 6997-1935
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Great Guiding Skills- Nando

We were going to Panama to participate in a non-birding program so we arrived a day early to bird... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
345happytraveler
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Lexington, Kentucky
Excellent Birding Guide

I spent three days birding in the canal zone with Nando and his son, and had an excellent... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
ned c
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Birding tours to Panama's most-famous and best birding destination: Pipeline Road, Gamboa. "Best" destination is due to amazing bird diversity, fast access (45 minutes) from Panama City, easy walking, close bird viewing, few birders, and inexpensive park fees. Typical birds include trogons, toucans, motmots, puffbirds, parrots, tityras, antbirds, antpittas, antshrikes, manakins, and caciques; mammals include sloths, anteaters, and howler monkeys. Guide is Nando Quiroz. Guiding service was founded by Kent Livezey, and website is managed him.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were going to Panama to participate in a non-birding program so we arrived a day early to bird, and contacted Birding Pipeline Panama after reading the great reviews about Nando. We were not disappointed! He punctually picked us up at our hotel at the...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2018

I spent three days birding in the canal zone with Nando and his son, and had an excellent experience. My birding plans were fairly loose and Nando was extremely flexible. One of the sites I requested to go (Achiote area) was not included on the...More

Thank ned c
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

Nando from Birding Pipeline Panama was my guide for a day on Pipeline Road in Gamboa in late April, 2018. This was my second time with Nando, and I wouldn't hire anyone else as a birding guide in Panama! He is fantastic! He has an...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

We spent two wonderful days with Nando and his son Ismael birding Pipeline, Cerro Azul, Ammo Dump. From the list we provided him, he focused on findings our target birds, with success. Nando is very professionnal and a good guide, he adapts the tour to...More

1  Thank Bertrand D
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

I researched, mostly on Trip Advisor, for some way to effectively bird in Gamboa and Chose Birding Pipeline Panama. Nando was my guide. He brought his son, Ismael, as his assistant. Great trip! Both Nando and Ismael are fantastic spotters - it’s so hard to...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

My wife and I did a 6 hours birding tour on the pipeline, in Gamboa, with an American friend we just met. It was truely a great experience. Nando is an expert in the field, he knows all the birds and where to find them....More

2  Thank Roger P
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

We birded the Pipeline Road area with Nando and two friends for two days, then my husband and I spent a week with Nando in the Darien. We all agree that Nando is the best guide we’ve ever experienced. He is also a terrific human,...More

1  Thank Mauri L
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Spent two days with Nando birding Pipeline, Cerro Azul, Ammo Dump ponds and more and had a wonderful time. He helped us hit dozens of target species and found several others. In just one day Pipeline we spotted 108 species and that does not count...More

1  Thank HolaGatitos
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

In April 2017, Nando was leading my Birding party in a forest to see a highlight species. We had been on a two hour car ride, a one hour motorized canoe ride, an hour car ride on an island, and were halfway down a two...More

Thank 108elsa
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

After 7 days of birding and 293 species, it was hard for us to leave our guide and new friend, Nando. His expertise was more than what we were expecting. The travel accommodations and transportation exceeded our expectations. All of our target species were located...More

2  Thank Richard S
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stanvia
April 15, 2018|
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Response from VHBecker | Reviewed this property |
You can also contact him by contacting Birding Pipeline Panama by email or phone.
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dharmabum61
October 28, 2015|
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Response from Kent L | Property representative |
Hi folks. Thanks for contacting me. Please send your email to my account at my Birding Pipeline Panama address (check my website; this Trip Advisor site won't allow me to include an email address). It would be easier for me... More
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