Altitude (Savanna, forest):Savanna, forest
# Species*:162
# Excl Vagrants*:162
# Endemics*:2
# Near Endemics*:0
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Savanna, forest


The table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. It does indicate whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the IUCN and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country. The list is based on available data and may be incomplete.*

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Rheas: Rheidae

1Greater RheaRhea americana

Tinamous: Tinamidae

2Undulated TinamouCrypturellus undulatus
3Small-billed TinamouCrypturellus parvirostris
4Red-winged TinamouRhynchotus rufescens

Screamers: Anhimidae

5Southern ScreamerChauna torquata

Ducks: Anatidae

6Orinoco GooseOressochen jubata

Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

7Speckled ChachalacaOrtalis guttata

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

8Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensis
9Picazuro PigeonPatagioenas picazuro
10Plain-breasted Ground DoveColumbina minuta
11Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacoti
12Picui Ground DoveColumbina picui
13White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
14Gray-fronted DoveLeptotila rufaxilla
15Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

16Guira CuckooGuira guira
17Greater AniCrotophaga major
18Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
19Striped CuckooTapera naevia
20Little CuckooCoccycua minuta
21Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana
22/Yellow-billed Cuckoo/Coccyzus americanus

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

23Nacunda NighthawkChordeiles nacunda
24Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis
25Spot-tailed NightjarHydropsalis maculicaudus
26Scissor-tailed NightjarHydropsalis torquata

Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

27Rufous-throated SapphireHylocharis sapphirina

Hoatzin: Opisthocomidae

28HoatzinOpisthocomus hoazin

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

29Gray-cowled Wood-RailAramides cajaneus
30Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinica

Limpkin: Aramidae

31LimpkinAramus guarauna

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

32Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis

Jacanas: Jacanidae

33Wattled JacanaJacana jacana

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

34Pantanal SnipeGallinago paraguaiae
35/Spotted Sandpiper/Actitis macularius
36/Solitary Sandpiper/Tringa solitaria

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

37Large-billed TernPhaetusa simplex

Storks: Ciconiidae

38Maguari StorkCiconia maguari
39JabiruJabiru mycteria
40Wood StorkMycteria americana

Anhingas: Anhingidae

41AnhingaAnhinga anhinga

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

42Rufescent Tiger-HeronTigrisoma lineatum
43Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
44Capped HeronPilherodius pileatus
45Whistling HeronSyrigma sibilatrix
46Striated HeronButorides striata
47Western Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
48Great EgretArdea alba
49Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

50Green IbisMesembrinibis cayennensis
51Bare-faced IbisPhimosus infuscatus
52Plumbeous IbisTheristicus caerulescens
53Buff-necked IbisTheristicus caudatus
54Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajaja

New World Vultures: Cathartidae

55Black VultureCoragyps atratus
56Turkey VultureCathartes aura
57Lesser Yellow-headed VultureCathartes burrovianus

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

58Black-collared HawkBusarellus nigricollis
59Snail KiteRostrhamus sociabilis
60Crane HawkGeranospiza caerulescens
61Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalis
62Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitinga
63Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
64#Zone-tailed Hawk#Buteo albonotatus

Owls: Strigidae

65Tropical Screech-OwlMegascops choliba
66Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
67Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianum

Trogons: Trogonidae

68Blue-crowned TrogonTrogon curucui

Motmots: Momotidae

69Amazonian MotmotMomotus momota

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

70Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata
71Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazona
72Green KingfisherChloroceryle americana

Jacamars: Galbulidae

73Rufous-tailed JacamarGalbula ruficauda

Woodpeckers: Picidae

74Ocellated PiculetPicumnus dorbignyanus
75White-wedged PiculetPicumnus albosquamatus
76Yellow-tufted WoodpeckerMelanerpes cruentatus
77Little WoodpeckerDryobates passerinus
78Crimson-crested WoodpeckerCampephilus melanoleucos
79Pale-crested WoodpeckerCeleus lugubris
80Green-barred WoodpeckerColaptes melanochloros
81Campo FlickerColaptes campestris

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

82Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
83Yellow-headed CaracaraDaptrius chimachima
84Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis

Parrots: Psittacidae

85Yellow-chevroned ParakeetBrotogeris chiriri
86Yellow-crowned ParrotAmazona ochrocephala
87Turquoise-fronted ParrotAmazona aestiva
88Cobalt-rumped ParrotletForpus xanthopterygius
89Peach-fronted ParakeetEupsittula aurea
90Dusky-headed ParakeetAratinga weddellii
91Blue-and-yellow MacawAra ararauna
92Blue-throated MacawAra glaucogularis
93Red-and-green MacawAra chloropterus
94Chestnut-fronted MacawAra severus

Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

95Great AntshrikeTaraba major
96Barred AntshrikeThamnophilus doliatus
97Rusty-backed AntwrenFormicivora rufa

Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

98Great Rufous WoodcreeperXiphocolaptes major
99Buff-throated WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus guttatus
100Red-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus trochilirostris
101Narrow-billed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes angustirostris
102Rufous HorneroFurnarius rufus
103Greater ThornbirdPhacellodomus ruber
104Rufous CacholotePseudoseisura unirufa
105Chotoy SpinetailSchoeniophylax phryganophilus
106Pale-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albescens
107Plain-crowned SpinetailSynallaxis gujanensis

Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

108Black-tailed TityraTityra cayana
109(White-winged Becard)Pachyramphus polychopterus

Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

110Pearly-vented Tody-TyrantHemitriccus margaritaceiventer
111Rusty-fronted Tody-FlycatcherPoecilotriccus latirostris
112Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum
113Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletum
114Crested DoraditoPseudocolopteryx sclateri
115Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster
116Plain TyrannuletInezia inornata
117\Bran-colored Flycatcher\Myiophobus fasciatus
118\Vermilion Flycatcher\Pyrocephalus rubinus
119\Spectacled Tyrant\Hymenops perspicillatus
120White-rumped MonjitaXolmis velatus
121\White Monjita\Xolmis irupero
122Gray MonjitaNengetus cinereus
123(Black-backed Water-Tyrant)Fluvicola albiventer
124Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer
125Short-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus ferox
126Cattle TyrantMachetornis rixosa
127Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
128Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensis
129(Crowned Slaty Flycatcher)Empidonomus aurantioatrocristatus
130Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus

Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

131Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

132Purplish JayCyanocorax cyanomelas

Donacobius: Donacobiidae

133Black-capped DonacobiusDonacobius atricapilla

Swallows: Hirundinidae

134Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybea

Wrens: Troglodytidae

135Thrush-like WrenCampylorhynchus turdinus

Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

136Chalk-browed MockingbirdMimus saturninus

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

137Creamy-bellied ThrushTurdus amaurochalinus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

138Yellowish PipitAnthus chii

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

139Purple-throated EuphoniaEuphonia chlorotica

New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

140Grassland SparrowAmmodramus humeralis

Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

141White-browed MeadowlarkLeistes superciliaris
142Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanus
143Solitary Black CaciqueCacicus solitarius
144Variable OrioleIcterus pyrrhopterus
145Orange-backed TroupialIcterus croconotus
146Screaming CowbirdMolothrus rufoaxillaris
147Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
148Beni Grackle**Lampropsar boliviensis
149Chopi BlackbirdGnorimopsar chopi
150Grayish BaywingAgelaioides badius
151Unicolored BlackbirdAgelasticus cyanopus

New World Warblers: Parulidae

152Southern YellowthroatGeothlypis velata

Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

153Red-crested CardinalParoaria coronata
154Red-capped CardinalParoaria gularis
155Sayaca TanagerThraupis sayaca
156Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
157Saffron FinchSicalis flaveola
158Wedge-tailed Grass-FinchEmberizoides herbicola
159Great Pampa-FinchEmbernagra platensis
160White-bellied SeedeaterSporophila leucoptera
161Double-collared SeedeaterSporophila caerulescens
162Bluish-gray SaltatorSaltator coerulescens


 *Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through 2021 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
**Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.



//Boreal Visitor3
\\Austral Visitor4
##Non-breeding Dispersal1
()Breeding Season Only3


NTNear Threatened3
CRCritically Endangered1

Species counts in code tables depend on completeness of the data. For some countries or locales, data may not include all species or information on species presence may be incomplete.