Category Archives: wildlife

Back in Panama with the Wildlife

I’ve been back almost a week now from my almost two month visit to the US, and it feels good to be back. I’m glad I have’t forgotten all my Spanish! It’s easier in the US where I can talk … Continue reading

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Iguana!

There is a large iguana who has been visiting the birdbath in the afternoons. It’s the hottest part of the day so I am usually at my table on the terrace doing quiet things, and that is how I have … Continue reading

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Bugs and Spiders

You have been warned! This post contains pictures of bugs and spiders. I’ve never seen such a big variety of insects as there are here in Panama, so I’ve had a great time with my camera and especially my macro … Continue reading

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A Few Birds

I am still sorting through photos, and here are a few birds. I love where we live on the north side of David, next to a big woods and the Rio David (David river). We have so many birds! Every morning … Continue reading

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This and That

It’s been crazy windy here lately. We expect windy days in summer as the trade winds blow through, but this seems like more than usual and it has been going on every day for well over a week. I looked … Continue reading

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Iguanas in the Trees

Iguanas are large lizards, but they are also fast and agile climbers. I didn’t realize how high they can climb though, until we saw a couple waaaaay up in a tree. That red arrow in the photo, that is about … Continue reading

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A Lizard, a Snake, a Moon, and some Birds

How’s that for an unlikely combination of things! But, this is Panama where unlikely things happen. This is just a bit of a day in the life of an expat in Panama. There is a video at the bottom of … Continue reading

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A Strange Iguana Experience

Yesterday afternoon I went out to putter around in the yard. When I looked across the street, this is what I saw. My neighbor was watering an iguana! Of course I grabbed my camera and went over to see what … Continue reading

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A Couple Critters

There always seems to be something new and interesting around here. I never promised to stop with the bugs and critters, so here are a couple new ones. One night this bug showed up in our outside laundry/storage room. It … Continue reading

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Big Iguanas!

It’s the time of year when the iguanas tend to be out and about. It hasn’t been raining so they are looking for water, and they are also looking for each other because it’s time to lay eggs. The other day … Continue reading

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