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Panama City
About Birding Panama
Birding Panama is a company run by birders; specialists in birding and natural history. We organize all inclusive programs and day tours. We arrange private birding trips and bird photography tours to the best sites of Panama.
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Day of birding with your specialist guide at the famous Pipeline
Road. Enjoy crystal clear views through the spotting scope at exotic birds such as the Broad-billed Motmot, Golden-collared Manakin, Keel-billed Toucans, Slaty Tailed Trogon and more.
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Reviewed July 10, 2019

On a recent birding trip to Colombia we broke our journey with a short stay in Panama. Lucky us to find Birding Panama and specifically Kilo Campos to take us out for a morning trip along the Pipeline Road and the Summit Ponds. Kilo is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank ISayLetsGoNow
Reviewed March 22, 2019

This review is mostly a shining reflection on our guide: Euclides "Kilo" Campos--our guide for the 14-day Isthmus of Panama tour. That man knows his birds! He can find and identify them backwards and forwards and with his eyes closed (and then get his scope...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Jeff L
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Kilo is a FANTASTIC guide! Birding Panama handled transportation details for our group of 10 so professionally. Just when we needed a motorized canoe or a couple of 4x4 vehicles, they appeared! Nice pace for both photographers and non-photographers. A great trip for beginners as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank KW5959
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Birding Panama did a fine job with all the travel arrangements. Everything worked well: airport transfers, hotel reservations, meals, locations were all as described. Our birder Kilo was AMAZING! He is incredibly knowledgeable about birds, very calm and helpful to all group members, flexible, humorous...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JfromMI
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Kilo was my guide and he was brilliant in every respect. He worked tirelessly to find the birds and to make sure that I saw them all as well as possible. His ability to hear, identify, and locate the birds was quite exceptional. Quite possibly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

It seems only fair to take a little bit of time to pass along thoughts and ideas about my experience with Birding Panama. I certainly read the reviews that can be found through Trip Advisor and they were very helpful and put my mind at...More

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank Dan S
Birding-Panama, Manager at Birding Panama, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thanks for your comments we are glad you enjoyed the tour. Certainly with "Kilo" the guide you will feel welcome and that you are birding with a long time friend. As previously mentioned, yes our tours are mostly birding tours, during the afternoon the plans...More

Reviewed May 2, 2017

I took the "Central Panama and Chiriqui Highlands" tour, and the Darien extension in April of 2017 with guide Jose Carlos Garcia, and it was wonderful! We covered most of the interior of the country: from the western highlands near Costa Rica to the central...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank AngieDfromCA
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Everything about this trip was well organized from the airport pickup to the dropoff at the airport. They recommended that we stay at the Raddisson Summit hotel which was incredibly inexpensive and yet a gorgeous facility in a rainforest. Kilo was our guide and as...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank J M
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Jose knows his birds, but lacks people skills or enthusiasm. He showed little interest in getting to know the birders or their particular interests and needs. Nor was he mindful of their health and safety issues. He did not adequately prepare me, age 74, for...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Lawrence M
Birding-Panama, Manager at Birding Panama, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

We are sorry to read this comments. Everyone on this adventure was always willing to help and attend each other. We always encourage this as part of the Birding Ethics we understand. This trip was characterized with an incredible amount of birds founded by the...More

Reviewed March 10, 2017

The first day of our birding tour, Kilo was out guide, who was terrific! Jose was ill, but returned the next day, still clearly in poor health. As the 9 days wore one, his health seemed better, but he showed very little enthusiasm for what...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Birding-Panama, Manager at Birding Panama, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

Thanks for your contribution on trip advisor. We consider this an isolated event for a guide who became seriously sick just a day before the trip started with none who could replaced it. This affected the special attention of the guide to each individual, specially...More

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February 15, 2017|
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Response from Birding-Panama | Property representative |
Hello Sheryl, Thanks for asking, try to send us an email through our website, In February we are out of the city guiding most of the time.