Panama is well-known for its famous Panama Canal, the modern Panama City, and its idyllic islands. Now, thanks to a newly created wildlife refuge, Panama is one of the best destinations for bird lovers in the AmericasReently on World Wetlands Day – February 2 – Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela officially created the Panama Bay Wetland Wildlife Refuge. The huge five-million-acre expanse of estuariesmangroves, swamp forests, freshwater pools and intertidal mudflats of the Panama Bay is a stopover site for two million migrating shorebirds in the Americas every year...  keep reading

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  • Very timely, I'll be adding this to my own to-do list of places to visit on my next Panama trip.

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