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Canary Islands Endemics Trip report is out!

We uploaded the Canary Islands Endemics Trip Report to our website. You can find a description of our itinerary and pictures of some of the highlights, like this Great Spotted Woodpecker of the subspecies canariensis, endemic to the island of … Continue reading

Whitehawk’s Junior Naturalist Program continues to thrive!

Despite its relatively small size, Panama is one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world. But, like many other countries, it struggles to find the balance between progress and preservation. We believe that one of the best ways … Continue reading

Humpback Whales come to Panama to give birth to their calves – Whalewatching with @Whitehawkbird

Though Panama is well known for its tropical forests, colorful butterflies, abundant avifauna and impressive land mammals, one of its best-kept secrets is the opportunity it provides for excellent whale and dolphin watching. Starting in mid June the first Humpback … Continue reading

Seeing mammals in #CentralAmerica trips is not unusual, like this Hoffman’s Two-toed Sloth in Panama City!

Considering how thick the tropical forest can be, it is quite surprising how many mammals one gets to see while hiking in the jungle. Coatis, howler monkeys, sloths, tamanduas, armadillos… all can be seen relatively easily on a trip to … Continue reading