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    Shark Sighting on Coronado Beach in Panama!

    Shark Sighting on Coronado Beach in Panama!

      A dying shark washed up on the shore in front of the Beach Club today. Yesterday a couple of surfers saw it swimming around in the waves. Click the more link below to see pictures.   ...

    CREAMY CORN AND CHORIZO SOUP

    CREAMY CORN AND CHORIZO SOUP

    Ingredients:    4 large corn cobs     1 tablespoon olive oil     2 small (400g) leeks, sliced     4 cloves garlic, crushed     1 tablespoon ground cumin     1 litre (4 cups) chicken stock     1 cup (250ml) milk ...

    Bird Watch: Blue Black Grassquit

    Bird Watch: Blue Black Grassquit

    A member of the finch family, the blue black Grassquit is common to most of Panama. The male looks black, but has a mixture of black and dark blue which is difficult to discern ...

    Bird Watch: Red Crowned Woodpecker

    Bird Watch: Red Crowned Woodpecker

    This smaller woodpecker  is a resident of Coronado and can be heard tapping on dead trees where it makes its nest. It has a black and white flecked back and wings with a ...

    Bird Watch: Lesser Goldfinch

    Bird Watch: Lesser Goldfinch

    A typical finch, small (10 cm - 4 in), rotund and a short sharp conical beak, the male Lesser Goldfinch has a black head, wings and back. They frequently have random white ...

    Bird Watch: Common Tody Flycatcher

    Bird Watch: Common Tody Flycatcher

    This small flycatcher (10cm - 4 in) although omni-present in Coronado is difficult to see as its natural habitat is within trees. It is very nervous and wags its tail ...

    Bird Watch: Great Kiskadee

    Bird Watch: Great Kiskadee

    This flycatchwe is a resident of most of Panama and is recognized by its bright yellow breast. Although one of the larger flycatchers (23 cm - 10 in) it is frequently confused with ...

    SPICY CITRUS CHICKEN

    SPICY CITRUS CHICKEN

    Ingredients:    1 medium orange     1 large lemon     16 chicken drummettes     2 cloves garlic, crushed     1/2 cup (125ml) marmalade (you can use any     Kind of your favorites, but no citrus jam)     1 ...

    Night Golf Tournament

    Night Golf Tournament

    Glow in the dark golf balls, glow stick necklaces for participants and loose game rules created an atmosphere of fun for yesterday's Night Golf Tournament held on Coronado’s Executive Golf Course. Players were allowed a maximum of 5 clubs for a 9 hole game in the ...

    Review: Restaurante Lourdes (El Valle)

    Review: Restaurante Lourdes (El Valle)

      Some of the very best restaurants in Panama are in places that you would never come across in a million years unless someone told you about them or took you there. This is one of those restaurants. When you are in El Valle, it’s worth the time and effort to find and get to this ...

    Panama Star – English Newspaper in Circulation

    Panama Star – English Newspaper in Circulation

      Panama’s oldest newspaper, The Panama Star has returned to circulation. Yesterday the newspaper’s public relations department dropped by Expat West Dinner, with advance copies of the newest edition to be published September 4, ...

    5th Annual Coronado X-Terra Sprint Triathlon

    5th Annual Coronado X-Terra Sprint Triathlon

    The Xterra sprint distance triathlon was held this Sunday at the Coronado Beach Resort for the 5th consecutive year in a row. Unlike a typical triathlon where participants use lightweight road bikes and swim in a closed area like a pool, the Xterra series challenges athletes with a course more ...

    SUNTRACS Protestors Block Coronado, Panama

    SUNTRACS Protestors Block Coronado, Panama

      Today, there were about 30 SUNTRACS protestors blocking the highway at the intersection of Coronado. Police were out in full riot gear. These photos were taken from a cell phone by a playacommunity ...

    MAHJONG MORNING, NOON AND NIGHT!

    MAHJONG MORNING, NOON AND NIGHT!

    To accommodate new players and those players that wish to play more than once a week, we will be adding Friday noons at the Beach Club, beginning August 24 to our weekly schedule.   Monday Evenings at Marv and Deborah Turl’s home, 7:00 P.M. Coordinator:  Deborah Turl, ...

    Grey Necked Wood Rail

    Grey Necked Wood Rail

    Rails, Coots and Moorhens are all related marsh birds, that tend to have short wings and tails with long legs and large feet. Their habitat is mainly marshland and the Rail ...

    Bird Watch: Grey Capped Flycatcher

    Bird Watch: Grey Capped Flycatcher

    A permanent resident in Coronado that can be seen on power lines, gate posts and trees watching for insects which it takes in flight. An aeronautical gymnast the ...