In mid-November, Ken Gunn and I joined 10 other birders including members of Halifax Audubon, on a trip to Canopy Tower and Canopy Lodge in Panama.  We spent the first three nights at the Tower on Semaphore Hill in the Soberania National Park.  Originally built as a radar station for security of the Canal Zone, this unusual building is essentially a 4 story steel silo with a huge geodesic-dome shaped antenna on the roof, which offers a panoramic view of the canal and overlooks the canopy of the rainforest. Continue Reading »