Altitude (ft):12,500
# Species:184
# Excl Vagrants:184
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:7
Habitat: Lake, scrub


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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Tinamous: Tinamidae

1Great TinamouTinamus major
2Ornate TinamouNothoprocta ornata
3Darwin's NothuraNothura darwinii

Ducks: Anatidae

4Orinoco GooseOressochen jubata
5Andean GooseOressochen melanoptera
6Crested DuckLophonetta specularioides
7Muscovy DuckCairina moschata
8Puna TealSpatula puna
9/Cinnamon Teal/Spatula cyanoptera
10\Red Shoveler\Spatula platalea
11White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis
12Yellow-billed PintailAnas georgica
13Yellow-billed TealAnas flavirostris
14\Rosy-billed Pochard\Netta peposaca
15Andean DuckOxyura ferruginea

Flamingos: Phoenicopteridae

16Chilean FlamingoPhoenicopterus chilensis
17Andean FlamingoPhoenicoparrus andinus
18James's FlamingoPhoenicoparrus jamesi

Grebes: Podicipedidae

19White-tufted GrebeRollandia rolland
20Titicaca GrebeRollandia microptera
21Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicus
22Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
23Silvery GrebePodiceps occipitalis

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

24Rock PigeonColumba livia
25Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensis
26Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosa
27Spot-winged PigeonPatagioenas maculosa
28Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinacea
29Picui Ground DoveColumbina picui
30Bare-faced Ground DoveMetriopelia ceciliae
31Black-winged Ground DoveMetriopelia melanoptera
32Golden-spotted Ground DoveMetriopelia aymara
33Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

34Greater AniCrotophaga major

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

35Band-winged NightjarSystellura longirostris
36Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis

Swifts: Apodidae

37White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
38Andean SwiftAeronautes andecolus

Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

39White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivora
40Sparkling VioletearColibri coruscans
41Red-tailed CometSappho sparganurus
42Andean HillstarOreotrochilus estella
43Tyrian MetaltailMetallura tyrianthina
44Great SapphirewingPterophanes cyanopterus
45Giant HummingbirdPatagona gigas
46White-bellied HummingbirdElliotomyia chionogaster

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

47Plumbeous RailPardirallus sanguinolentus
48Gray-cowled Wood-RailAramides cajaneus
49Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
50Giant CootFulica gigantea
51Slate-colored CootFulica ardesiaca
52Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinica

Limpkin: Aramidae

53LimpkinAramus guarauna

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

54Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus
55Andean AvocetRecurvirostra andina

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

56Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
57Andean LapwingVanellus resplendens
58Puna PloverAnarhynchus alticola

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

59Puna SnipeGallinago andina
60#Wilson's Phalarope#Phalaropus tricolor
61/Lesser Yellowlegs/Tringa flavipes
62/Greater Yellowlegs/Tringa melanoleuca
63/Baird's Sandpiper/Calidris bairdii
64/Pectoral Sandpiper/Calidris melanotos

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

65Andean GullChroicocephalus serranus
66Franklin's GullLeucophaeus pipixcan
67Black SkimmerRynchops niger
68Large-billed TernPhaetusa simplex

Storks: Ciconiidae

69Wood StorkMycteria americana

Anhingas: Anhingidae

70AnhingaAnhinga anhinga

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

71Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianus

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

72Rufescent Tiger-HeronTigrisoma lineatum
73Boat-billed HeronCochlearius cochlearius
74Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
75Whistling HeronSyrigma sibilatrix
76Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
77Snowy EgretEgretta thula
78Western Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
79Great EgretArdea alba
80Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

81Puna IbisPlegadis ridgwayi
82Green IbisMesembrinibis cayennensis
83Andean IbisTheristicus branickii
84Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajaja

New World Vultures: Cathartidae

85Black VultureCoragyps atratus
86Turkey VultureCathartes aura

Osprey: Pandionidae

87/Osprey/Pandion haliaetus

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

88Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
89Long-winged HarrierCircus buffoni
90Cinereous HarrierCircus cinereus
91Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
92Variable HawkGeranoaetus polyosoma
93Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus
94\White-throated Hawk\Buteo albigula

Owls: Strigidae

95Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia
96Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus

Motmots: Momotidae

97Amazonian MotmotMomotus momota

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

98Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata

Woodpeckers: Picidae

99Red-necked WoodpeckerCampephilus rubricollis
100Andean FlickerColaptes rupicola

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

101Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnans
102Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
103Mountain CaracaraDaptrius megalopterus
104American KestrelFalco sparverius
105Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
106Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

Parrots: Psittacidae

107Gray-hooded ParakeetPsilopsiagon aymara
108Mountain ParakeetPsilopsiagon aurifrons
109Barred ParakeetBolborhynchus lineola
110Amazonian ParrotletNannopsittaca dachilleae

Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

111Slender-billed MinerGeositta tenuirostris
112Common MinerGeositta cunicularia
113Puna MinerGeositta punensis
114Rufous-banded MinerGeositta rufipennis
115Wren-like RushbirdPhleocryptes melanops
116Buff-breasted EarthcreeperUpucerthia validirostris
117Cream-winged CinclodesCinclodes albiventris
118White-winged CinclodesCinclodes atacamensis
119Plain-mantled Tit-SpinetailLeptasthenura aegithaloides
120Line-fronted CanasteroAsthenes urubambensis
121Cordilleran CanasteroAsthenes modesta
122Light-crowned SpinetailCranioleuca albiceps

Cotingas: Cotingidae

123White-tipped PlantcutterPhytotoma rutila

Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

124Many-colored Rush TyrantTachuris rubrigastra
125Tufted Tit-TyrantAnairetes parulus
126Southern Tropical PeweeContopus cinereus
127Andean NegritoLessonia oreas
128White-winged Black-TyrantKnipolegus aterrimus
129Spot-billed Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola maculirostris
130Taczanowski's Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola griseus
131Puna Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola juninensis
132Cinereous Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola cinereus
133Rufous-naped Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola rufivertex
134Black-billed Shrike-TyrantAgriornis montanus
135\Gray-bellied Shrike-Tyrant\Agriornis micropterus
136d'Orbigny's Chat-TyrantOchthoeca oenanthoides
137Swainson's FlycatcherMyiarchus swainsoni
138Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
139Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
140Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus

Swallows: Hirundinidae

141/Bank Swallow/Riparia riparia
142Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
143Pale-footed SwallowOrochelidon flavipes
144Andean SwallowOrochelidon andecola
145/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica

Wrens: Troglodytidae

146House WrenTroglodytes aedon
147Mountain WrenTroglodytes solstitialis

Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

148Brown-backed MockingbirdMimus dorsalis

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

149Great ThrushTurdus fuscater
150Chiguanco ThrushTurdus chiguanco
151Andean Slaty-ThrushTurdus nigriceps

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

152House SparrowPasser domesticus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

153Puna PipitAnthus brevirostris

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

154Yellow-bellied SiskinSpinus xanthogastrus
155Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicus
156Black SiskinSpinus atratus

New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

157Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

158/Bobolink/Dolichonyx oryzivorus
159White-browed MeadowlarkLeistes superciliaris
160Yellow-winged BlackbirdAgelasticus thilius

Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

161Black-backed GrosbeakPheucticus aureoventris

Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

162Hooded Mountain TanagerButhraupis montana
163Cinereous ConebillConirostrum cinereum
164Black-throated FlowerpiercerDiglossa brunneiventris
165Rusty FlowerpiercerDiglossa sittoides
166Black-hooded Sierra FinchPhrygilus atriceps
167Peruvian Sierra FinchPhrygilus punensis
168Glacier FinchIdiopsar speculifera
169Plumbeous Sierra FinchGeospizopsis unicolor
170Ash-breasted Sierra FinchGeospizopsis plebejus
171Band-tailed Sierra FinchPorphyrospiza alaudinus
172Mourning Sierra FinchRhopospina fruticeti
173Black-and-chestnut Warbling FinchPoospiza whitii
174Three-striped HemispingusPoospiza trifasciatus
175Puna Yellow-FinchSicalis lutea
176Bright-rumped Yellow-FinchSicalis uropygialis
177Greenish Yellow-FinchSicalis olivascens
178Saffron FinchSicalis flaveola
179\Grassland Yellow-Finch\Sicalis luteola
180White-bellied SeedeaterSporophila leucoptera
181Band-tailed SeedeaterCatamenia analis
182Plain-colored SeedeaterCatamenia inornata
183BananaquitCoereba flaveola
184Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus


 *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 Visitor9
\\Austral Visitor5
##Non-breeding Dispersal1
()Breeding Season Only0


NTNear Threatened5
CRCritically Endangered0

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.