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Archive for the ‘Bird watching' Category

Two must-see half-day hikes in Boquete

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Walking in the mountains surrounding Boquete should be on the wish list of every traveller, not just to Panama, but to Central America as a whole. There are numerous routes to choose from and the vast majority can be enjoyed without requiring a guide. The Quetzal Trail remains Boquete’s most famous hike, but we’ve listed…

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Birding in Boquete: There’s more to Boquete Birding than the Quetzal

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The Blue-Gray Tanager eating coffee in Boquete, Panama

The Resplendent Quetzal is the superstar of the bird world in Boquete: but what about the many other species spotted at bird feeders, in town or on the trails? Far from runners-up of the Boquete Bird Beauty Pageants, these birds can be spotted all over and have qualities that make them just as special as…

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Quetzal 101: How to Spot Panama’s Most Popular Bird

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Quetzal Inspired Street Art in Boquete, Panama

What’s with Boquete and its Quetzals? Yep. They’re quite important. And yes, you can read more about them here… #Streetart in #Boquete, #Panama #urbanart #graffiti #graffittiart #visitpanama #igerspanama #travel #learnspanish #hablaya #pty #pty507 #photooftheday #wanderlust #mountains #explore A photo posted by Habla Ya Spanish Schools (@hablaya) on Mar 29, 2016 at 1:45pm PDT Birdwatchers are…

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What’s with Boquete and its Quetzals? When and Where to Spot a Quetzal…

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When you get to Boquete Panama, you’ll hear a lot of talk about the Resplendent Quetzal, a stunning blue-green-red trogon. Yes: a bird. People here tend to go a little Quetzal mad. They’ll insist you see one. At the onset of mating season (February to May in Panama), lady Quetzals bat their eyelashes, boy Quetzals…

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