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  • Thanks to economic support from Fundacion Natura de Panama, and collaboration of Panama Verde and Amiparque, we have re-taken the sampling of aquatic insects in Santa Fe National Park. We hope to accomplish the corresponding samples in coming weeks and start analysing data to work on the final report. Thanks to those that have follow […]

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  • We really thank our new partners at Tribu Guarumo who kinldy let us use two camera traps in our Jaguar monitoring program in the Santa Fe National Park. We welcome this suppport which really improve our capacity in the field to monitor the elusive Jaguar and its prey in the area. Panama Wildlife Conservation will continue […]

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  • A list of species (mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians) is now available. This is first list of species observed during our dry field season 2014 in our Isleta camp in the Santa Fe National Park. We hope this list will grow as long as our rainy field season progresses. You can download our species list here: Species […]

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  • Good things come to an end…On the 29 of April all the traps in our Santa Fe National Park plots were dismantled to put an end to our dry season sampling study as part of our project with the Natural History Museum in London. The same happened in our Cerro Hoya National Park plots on […]

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  • Now our Isleta field site in the Santa Fe National Park is part of the “Frog acoustic universe” study. This is a collaboration with Dr. Rachel Page at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution in which our project manager Dr. Eric Flores is working with as a postdoc. This study now includes sites around Gamboa Research Station […]

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  • We are pleased to announce that two of our field assistants Vayron De Gracia and Bernardo Peña, both panamanian biologists from the University of Panama in Veraguas, started on the 15 of April 2014 the first sampling of aquatic insects in Bulaba and Escobal rivers inside the Santa Fe National Park. This study will provide […]

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  • Vicente´s Poison frog vocalisation recorded in Santa Fe High in the tree tops of our Isleta field site in Santa Fe, we heard the amazing vocalization of Oophaga vicentei and for the first time there record it on the 12 of April 2014. This species first described in 1996, is endemic to Panama and under […]

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  • On the 3 of April at 9:43 AM a male Great Curassow (Crax rubra) was captured in video with one Cudde back digital camera trap, near our Isleta camp. This beautiful and ellusive bird is threatened by deforestation and habitat change along Panama but, we witness that it is still present in the amazing jungles […]

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  • We happy to announce that on the 3 of April of 2014, we capture the first image of a male Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) near one of our Biodiversity initiative sampling plots in Santa Fe. The picture was taken at 4:12 AM with a Cudde back digital camera trap. The Ocelot is a wild cat distributed along America and represents […]

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  • Finally, thanks to the help of our great friend Gary, we manage to complete the edition  of PWC/NHM Santa Fe expedition. We spent 10 days in  Isleta, a remote community inside Santa Fe National Park. We stayed with Chefin and Francisca, whom kindly received us in their home. We didn’t realize how difficult it was […]

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