The Dock at Tranquilo Bay awaiting our arrival.
Savage Foam Frog
Rain from the veranda, Tranquilo Bay
Blue & Gray Tanager
Rainfall on the Mangrove forest.
Water-catchment system on the Tranquilo Bay dock.
From the dock into the mangroves (and the Lodge).
Yep, more rain detail.
Nick's tiny Covid Cabana from the tower.
Birding from the Tranquilo Bay Tower.
There was a narrow trap door to access the viewing platform.
Osprey with a meal.
Birding the trail at Cayo Zapatilla, Bastimentos National Marine Park
Strong shore break on Cayo Zapatilla
Along the trail at Cayo Zapatillo.
Our lunch spot on Cayo Zapatilla, Bastimentos National Marine Park
Capt. Alvaro, Miguel & Nick after birding Cayo Zapatilla.
Basic (and delicious) food at Tranquilo Bay
Early-morning scan from the Tranquilo tower before heading off on another excursion.
Carol, Sooney, & Miguel birding the forest.
Common behavior for nearly 3 weeks of birding.
Nick and Miguel on the forest trail.
Rainforest trail. Care to guess why species appeared as silhouettes?
Waiting patiently for the hummers to visit "The Pool."
Birding the Chiquita channel with Miguel.
Capt. Alvaro was an excellent birder as well as skipper.
Birding the Chiquita channel with Capt. Alvaro.
Lunch along the Changuinola River.
2-3" choppy conditions at "Bird Island." See the Booby up there?
Red-billed Tropicbird on "Bird Island."
Hibiscus on the Tranquilo Bay property.
Nick's Covid bungalor for the week.
Kayak birding for the Mangrove Cuckoo. Found it, too!
Golden Silk Orb-weaver spider. The tiny male will soon be consumed by the larger female.
Thick-billed Seed Finch
Nick (and a colony of Capuchin Monkeys) took his meals in isolation on the veranda.
A very young 3-toed Sloth
Sunrise from the dock as Carol & Sooney prepare to bird the "mainland."
The other side of the shuttle between the islands.
Pano from atop the Tranquilo Bay tower.
Broad-winged Hawk in the Garden.
3-toed sloth infant munching on vegitation on the Garden.
Taking the shuttle to Bocas Del Toro en-route to Panama City.