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Birding in Panama

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Amazing Birding Experience

Jacobo arrived on time at the appointed meeting place to pick us up & was ready to bird. What... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Lexington, Kentucky
The Absolute Best

Spending a half day with birding guide Jacobo Ortega was a highlight of our 18 day trip to Panama... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Staten Island, New York
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Jacobo arrived on time at the appointed meeting place to pick us up & was ready to bird. What really made the day amazing was that the weather was so lousy, rainy and dull and yet we saw lots of great birds and got some...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Spending a half day with birding guide Jacobo Ortega was a highlight of our 18 day trip to Panama. We left from the Gamboa Forest Hotel with Jacobo. He is a charming, friendly and incredibly knowledgeable guide. We saw more bird species in that one...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

My husband and I recently went back to Panama and, being avid birders, we decided to go back to Pipeline Road and the Gamboa area just outside of Panama City. We contacted and hired well-known birding expert, Jacobo Ortega. This is the third year in...More

Thank Raquel251
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Jacobo is a nice guy to bird with, he is incredible to see and to mimic birds. We birded a full day at Cerro Azul and had many nice birds in spite of the weather and a very rewarding half day along the Pipeline Road....More

Thank Christer L
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Jacobo, who also goes by the name Jacob for English speakers, is truly an amazing birding guide. He is bilingual and at no time was language a problem. His spotting capabilities are truly extraordinary. I say this as one who has done a lot of...More

Thank chrisO8723IB
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I just returned from a fabulous week of birding with Jacobo Ortega of Birding in Panama. Jacobo is a fantastic guide with a near magical ability to locate and call in birds. Not only does he recognize birds by their song, he is able to...More

1  Thank DebbieM-NYC
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The Gamboa Rainforest Resort arranged a day for us with a professional birding guide, Jacobo 'Jacob' Ortega of Birding in Panama. We cannot say enough positive things about our bird tour experience. I feel I am a life long average birder in the US. My...More

Thank PatBarbK
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Scott our travel consultant booked a bird watching tour for my husband and myself with Jacobo. We are not avid bird watchers but did want to see some of the birds in Panama. Jacobo was on time and right away found a spot with lots...More

1  Thank MagnificoTravlers
Reviewed 14 December 2017

After reading the other reviews of Jacobo, I must say I agree with everyone who rates him excellent. He tailors the birding to your requests and has an uncanny ability to find birds. He is patient and easy going and comes across as natural and...More

Thank Beatrice S
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Last month my husband I had the opportunity to spend several days birding in western Panama. We are experienced and have birded in Panama several times but never before in The Highlands. We flew from Panama City into David where we were met by our...More

1  Thank Raquel251
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