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ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.


  1. Red-tailed Squirrel

    Red-tailed Squirrel

    Red-tailed Squirrel (Sciurus granatensis: Sciuridae) Raiding the bananas that were put out for the birds.
  2. Clay-colored Thrush

    Clay-colored Thrush

    Clay-colored Thrush (Turdus grayi casius)
  3. Cocoa Woodcreeper

    Cocoa Woodcreeper

    Cocoa Woodcreeper (Xiphorhynchus susurrans costaricensis)
  4. Emeraid Geometrid Moth

    Emeraid Geometrid Moth

    Emerald Geometrid Moth (Synchlora indecora: Geometridae). Wingspan 1.4-2.6 cm (0.55-1.0 in).
  5. Variable Seedeater Female

    Variable Seedeater Female

    Variable Seedeater (Sporophila corvina corvina) female.
  6. Variable Seedeater

    Variable Seedeater

    Variable Seedeater Male (Sporophila corvina corvina) male.
  7. Red Powder Puff

    Red Powder Puff

    Red Powder Puff (Calliandra haematocephala: Fabaceae). Shrub 1-7 m (3.3-23.0 ft) tall, Inflorescence ca. 5 cm (2.0 in) in diameter.
  8. Dusky-faced Tanager

    Dusky-faced Tanager

    Dusky-faced Tanager (Mitrospingus cassinii cassinii)
  9. Social Flycatchers

    Social Flycatchers

    Social Flycatchers (Myiozetetes similis columbianus)
  10. Sara Longwing

    Sara Longwing

    Sara Longwing (Heliconius sara: Nymphalidae) A striking difference from the open wing view. Wingspan: 5.5-6.0 cm (2.2-2.4 in).
  11. Crimson-backed Tanager, Male

    Crimson-backed Tanager, Male

    Crimson-backed Tanager (Ramphocelus dimidiates isthmicus) male. Photographed in the rain.
  12. Paul Collins

    Panama Canopy Tower for rainforest wildlife & photography (April/May 2024)

    Hi all, After a fabulous previous visit to Panama, I'm planning a visit to the excellent Canopy Tower (near Panama City; pictured) and possibly Canopy Lodge. This will likely be for a week or so in mid/late April, at the start of the green season, to coincide with bird migrations (Panama is a...
  13. Zebra-striped Hairstreak

    Zebra-striped Hairstreak

    Zebra-striped Hairstreak (Panthiades bathildis: Lycaenidae) Wingspan ca. 3.4 cm (1.3 in).
  14. Brownish Cracker

    Brownish Cracker

    Brownish Cracker (Hamadryas iphthime: Nymphalidae) also known as a blue cracker. Wingspan ca. 7.5 cm (3.0 in).
  15. Walker's Moth

    Walker's Moth

    Walker’s Moth (Sosxetra grata: Noctuidae) Canopy Camp, Darién Province, Panamá. Tropical humid lowland broadleaf forest at 86 m (283 ft) elevation. Grounds planted to attract birds and butterflies (Lantana, Porterweed, Firebush, etc.). December 2021
  16. Schaus' Calephelis

    Schaus' Calephelis

    Schaus’ Calephalis (Calephelis schausi: Riodinidae) Wingspan ca. 2.1 cm (0.8 in).
  17. Alana White-Skipper

    Alana White-Skipper

    Alana White-Skipper (Heliopetes alana: Hesperiidae) Wingspan ca. 4 cm (1.6 in).
  18. Pale Yellow

    Pale Yellow

    Pale Yellow (Pyrisitia venusta venusta: Pieridae) Wingspan 3.6-4.0 cm (1.4-1.6 in).
  19. Brown-throated Parakeet

    Brown-throated Parakeet

    Subspecies ''E. p. ocularis''
  20. Black-hooded Antshrike

    Black-hooded Antshrike

    A very confiding bird, but in low light situation, This is the second upload of this image, I lightened it a bit more.
  21. Smooth-billed Ani

    Smooth-billed Ani

    The funny thing is that we registered both species at essentially the same location.
  22. American Kestrel

    American Kestrel

    In the photos, it was changing the angle all the time. I think I remember it was windy, so I think that was the explanation.
  23. Savanna Hawk immature

    Savanna Hawk immature

    Sitting on the fence along a public road.
  24. Northern Royal Flycatcher

    Northern Royal Flycatcher

    My first time catching up with this species. Subspecies mexicanus
  25. Unknown butterfly-moth

    Unknown butterfly-moth

    I am not even sure whether this is a butterfly or a moth. I am interested in help with id. It felt even more well camouflaged at the time I saw it than in this image.