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Take a Boat Ride to Bird Island

Bocas del Toro Province, Panama

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Added by Crystal Sibson

Bird Island also known as Isla Pajaros is a small island off the Caribbean coast of Panama that is home to thousands of birds.

Bird Island is a very small rocky island covered in lush vegetation.  It's famous for being a tropical bird sanctuary.  Many native and migratory bird species nest here.  This is the only place in Panama where you can see the red-billed chough, famous for its long tail feathers. It is also one of only 3 places in the Panamanian Caribbean where the brown booby and red-billed tropic bird can be observed.

The island is located just off the north shore of the Bocas del Toro Providence.  From Bocas Town there are many different tour operator's that can arrange a boat tour to the island.  Visiting Bird Island can also be combined with several other tour opportunities in the area, such as visiting Starfish Beach or Playa Boca del Drago.

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Take a Boat Ride to Bird Island Reviews

The boat ride to bird Island was quite rough. The open ocean is just past this small island making the waters much rougher than the bay by Bocas Town. Even though the water was rough, it was a beautiful small island and worth the visit

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