FUNDACION AVIFAUNA EUGENE EISENMANN
Protecting Panama’s Avifauna
PANAMA: AN INTERNATIONAL TREASURE
Panama has almost 1,000 species of birds. This incredible abundance and bird variety in such a small country (smaller than South Carolina), together with a rather small population (around 3 million people), a variety of natural habitats, and a good national park system, make Panama a land bridge for the bird migration that ravels annually from North America to South America
CRITICAL IMPORTANCE OF PANAMA'S TROPICAL FOREST
There is no other place in the world
where a well preserved Tropical Forest can be visited so easily. Panama has intelligently preserved the biggest possible extension in the Panama Canal watershed to assure permanent water supply for the Canal operations.
The practical benefits of this decision led us to another potential benefit, maybe as important as the former mentioned: to offer a very well preserved Tropical Forest to those who wish to learn from it.