- Soberanía National Park
Soberanía National Park ("Parque Nacional Soberanía") is a
national parkin Panamanear the banks of the Panama Canalin the provinces of Panamá and Colón, some 25 km from Panama City. The Chagres Riverruns through the park.
Established as a national park in 1980, the park covers 55,000 acres. [ [http://www.panamatours.com/Rainforest/soberania_eng.htm Soberania National Park ] ] The park is popular with birdwatchers due to the abundance of
birdspecies in the park, including motmots, toucans, trogons, flycatchers, antbirds, woodpeckers, tanagers and hawks. Among the rarer bird species in the park are yellow-eared toucanets, crimson-bellied woodpeckers, sirystesand rarely seen harpy eagles. Mammals in the park include white-faced capuchin monkeys, mantled howler monkeys, Geoffroy's tamarins, two-toed sloths, three-toed sloths, anteaters, coatis and agoutis. Green iguanas are also found in the park. [Friar, William "Moon Handbook Panama", First Edition, p. 114]
* [http://www.anam.gob.pa/areas%20protegidas/parque%20soberania.htm Parque Nacional Soberanía] (Autoridad Nacional del Ambiente)
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