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ITATIAIA NATIONAL PARK

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Area (ha):12,000
Altitude (m):700-2787
# Species:268
# Excl Vagrants:268
# Endemics:45
# Near Endemics:6
Species/100 ha:2.2
Habitat: SE Atlantic forest, highland scrub

BIRD CHECKLIST

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.*

color codes

 
Tinamous: Tinamidae

1Brown TinamouCrypturellus obsoletusFC

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

2Dusky-legged GuanPenelope obscuraFC

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

3Spot-winged Wood-QuailOdontophorus capueiraUC

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

4Picazuro PigeonPatagioenas picazuroFC
5Plumbeous PigeonPatagioenas plumbeaFC
6Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montana?
7White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxiUC
8Gray-fronted DoveLeptotila rufaxilla?

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

9Guira CuckooGuira guiraUC
10Striped CuckooTapera naevia?
11Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana?

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

12Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennisR
13Short-tailed NighthawkLurocalis semitorquatusUC
14Band-winged NightjarSystellura longirostrisUC
15Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollisUC

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

16Common PotooNyctibius griseus?

 
Swifts: Apodidae

17Sooty SwiftCypseloides fumigatusUC
18White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonarisUC
19Biscutate SwiftStreptoprocne biscutata?
20Sick's SwiftChaetura meridionalisC
21Gray-rumped SwiftChaetura cinereiventris?

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

22Black JacobinFlorisuga fuscaFC
23Dusky-throated HermitPhaethornis squalidusUC
24Reddish HermitPhaethornis ruberUC
25Scale-throated HermitPhaethornis eurynomeFC
26Black-eared FairyHeliothryx auritusUC
27Frilled CoquetteLophornis magnificusUC
28Brazilian RubyClytolaema rubricaudaC
29Amethyst WoodstarCalliphlox amethystina?
30Green-crowned PlovercrestStephanoxis lalandiUC
31Swallow-tailed HummingbirdEupetomena macrouraUC
32Violet-capped WoodnymphThalurania glaucopisC
33White-throated HummingbirdLeucochloris albicollisFC
34Versicolored EmeraldAmazilia versicolorUC
35Glittering-throated EmeraldAmazilia fimbriataUC

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

36Blackish RailPardirallus nigricansUC
37Slaty-breasted Wood-RailAramides saracuraFC

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

38Southern LapwingVanellus chilensisUC

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

39Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisFC

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

40Black VultureCoragyps atratusC
41Turkey VultureCathartes auraUC
42King VultureSarcoramphus papaR

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

43Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus?
44Black Hawk-EagleSpizaetus tyrannusR
45Black-and-white Hawk-EagleSpizaetus melanoleucus?
46Rufous-thighed KiteHarpagus diodon?
47Rufous-thighed Hawk**Accipiter erythronemiusR
48Bicolored HawkAccipiter bicolor?
49Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalis?
50White-necked HawkButeogallus lacernulatus?
51Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostrisUC
52White-rumped HawkParabuteo leucorrhous?
53White-tailed HawkGeranoaetus albicaudatus?
54Mantled HawkPseudastur polionotus?
55Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus?

 
Owls: Strigidae

56Tropical Screech-OwlMegascops cholibaUC
57Tawny-browed OwlPulsatrix koeniswaldianaFC
58Least Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium minutissimumUC
59Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianum?
60Rusty-barred OwlStrix hylophilaUC

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

61Green-backed TrogonTrogon viridisUC
62Surucua TrogonTrogon surrucuraFC
63Black-throated TrogonTrogon rufusUC

 
Motmots: Momotidae

64Rufous-capped MotmotBaryphthengus ruficapillusUC

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

65Crescent-chested PuffbirdMalacoptila striataUC

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

66Saffron ToucanetPteroglossus bailloni?
67Spot-billed ToucanetSelenidera maculirostrisR
68Red-breasted ToucanRamphastos dicolorus?

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

69White-barred PiculetPicumnus cirratusUC
70Yellow-fronted WoodpeckerMelanerpes flavifronsUC
71White-spotted WoodpeckerDryobates spilogasterUC
72Yellow-eared WoodpeckerDryobates maculifronsUC
73Robust WoodpeckerCampephilus robustusUC
74Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatusR
75White-browed WoodpeckerPiculus aurulentusUC
76Green-barred WoodpeckerColaptes melanochlorosUC
77Campo FlickerColaptes campestrisUC

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

78Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollisUC
79Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatus?
80Southern CaracaraCaracara plancusUC
81Yellow-headed CaracaraMilvago chimachimaUC
82Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnans?
83American KestrelFalco sparveriusR

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

84Brown-backed ParrotletTouit melanonotus?
85Plain ParakeetBrotogeris tiricaUC
86Pileated ParrotPionopsitta pileataUC
87Scaly-headed ParrotPionus maximilianiFC
88Blue-winged ParrotletForpus xanthopterygiusUC
89Maroon-bellied ParakeetPyrrhura frontalisFC
90Blue-winged MacawPrimolius maracanaR
91White-eyed ParakeetPsittacara leucophthalmusUC

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

92Spot-backed AntshrikeHypoedaleus guttatus?
93Giant AntshrikeBatara cinereaUC
94Large-tailed AntshrikeMackenziaena leachiiUC
95Tufted AntshrikeMackenziaena severaUC
96White-bearded AntshrikeBiatas nigropectusR
97Variable AntshrikeThamnophilus caerulescensUC
98Star-throated AntwrenRhopias gularisUC
99Spot-breasted AntvireoDysithamnus stictothoraxFC
100Plain AntvireoDysithamnus mentalisFC
101Rufous-backed AntvireoDysithamnus xanthopterusFC
102Rufous-winged AntwrenHerpsilochmus rufimarginatusUC
103Ferruginous AntbirdDrymophila ferrugineaFC
104Bertoni's AntbirdDrymophila rubricollisUC
105Rufous-tailed AntbirdDrymophila geneiFC
106Ochre-rumped AntbirdDrymophila ochropygaFC
107Streak-capped AntwrenTerenura maculataUC
108White-shouldered Fire-eyePyriglena leucopteraFC
109White-bibbed AntbirdMyrmodenus loricataUC

 
Gnateaters: Conopophagidae

110Rufous GnateaterConopophaga lineataFC

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

111Variegated AntpittaGrallaria variaUC
112Speckle-breasted AntpittaHylopezus nattereriFC

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

113Slaty BristlefrontMerulaxis aterUC
114Mouse-colored TapaculoScytalopus speluncaeUC

 
Antthrushes: Formicariidae

115Such's AntthrushChamaeza meruloidesUC
116Brazilian Antthrush
(Rufous-tailed Antthrush)
Chamaeza ruficaudaUC

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

117Rufous-breasted LeaftosserSclerurus scansorUC
118Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillusFC
119Plain-winged WoodcreeperDendrocincla turdinaFC
120Planalto WoodcreeperDendrocolaptes platyrostrisFC
121White-throated WoodcreeperXiphocolaptes albicollisUC
122Lesser WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus fuscusFC
123Black-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus falculariusUC
124Scaled WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes squamatusUC
125Plain XenopsXenops minutus?
126Streaked XenopsXenops rutilansUC
127Rufous HorneroFurnarius rufus?
128Sharp-tailed StreamcreeperLochmias nematuraFC
129White-collared Foliage-gleanerAnabazenops fuscusUC
130Pale-browed TreehunterCichlocolaptes leucophrusUC
131Sharp-billed TreehunterHeliobletus contaminatusUC
132Black-capped Foliage-gleanerPhilydor atricapillusR
133Buff-fronted Foliage-gleanerPhilydor rufumUC
134White-browed Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia amaurotisUC
135Ochre-breasted Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia lichtensteiniR
136Buff-browed Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla rufosuperciliataUC
137White-eyed Foliage-gleanerAutomolus leucophthalmusUC
138Araucaria Tit-SpinetailLeptasthenura setariaR
139Itatiaia Thistletail
(Itatiaia Spinetail)
Asthenes moreiraeFC
140Pallid SpinetailCranioleuca pallidaFC
141Rufous-capped SpinetailSynallaxis ruficapillaFC
142Gray-bellied SpinetailSynallaxis cinerascensR
143Chicli Spinetail
(Spix's Spinetail)
Synallaxis spixiFC

 
Manakins: Pipridae

144Serra do Mar Tyrant-ManakinNeopelma chrysolophumUC
145Swallow-tailed ManakinChiroxiphia caudataFC
146Pin-tailed ManakinIlicura militarisUC

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

147#Swallow-tailed Cotinga#Phibalura flavirostrisVR
148Red-ruffed FruitcrowPyroderus scutatusUC
149Black-and-gold CotingaTijuca atraUC

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

150Black-tailed TityraTityra cayanaR
151Greenish SchiffornisSchiffornis virescensFC
152Chestnut-crowned BecardPachyramphus castaneusFC
153White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterus?
154Crested BecardPachyramphus validus?

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

155SharpbillOxyruncus cristatusR
156Black-tailed FlycatcherMyiobius atricaudusUC

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

157Black-capped PipritesPiprites pileataC
158White-throated SpadebillPlatyrinchus mystaceusFC
159Gray-hooded FlycatcherMionectes rufiventrisR
160Sepia-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon amaurocephalusFC
161Mottle-cheeked TyrannuletPhylloscartes ventralisFC
162Serra do Mar TyrannuletPhylloscartes difficilisUC
163Southern AntpipitCorythopis delalandiR
164Eared Pygmy-TyrantMyiornis auricularisFC
165Drab-breasted Bamboo-Tyrant
(Drab-breasted Pygmy-Tyrant)
Hemitriccus diopsUC
166Brown-breasted Bamboo-Tyrant
(Brown-breasted Pygmy-Tyrant)
Hemitriccus obsoletusUC
167Eye-ringed Tody-TyrantHemitriccus orbitatusR
168Fork-tailed Pygmy-TyrantHemitriccus furcatusUC
169Ochre-faced Tody-FlycatcherPoecilotriccus plumbeicepsUC
170Gray-headed Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum poliocephalumFC
171Yellow-olive FlycatcherTolmomyias sulphurescensFC
172Cliff FlycatcherHirundinea ferrugineaUC
173Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletumUC
174Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveolaFC
175Gray ElaeniaMyiopagis canicepsUC
176Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogasterUC
177Olivaceous ElaeniaElaenia mesoleuca?
178Small-headed ElaeniaElaenia sordida?
179White-crested TyrannuletSerpophaga subcristataUC
180Rough-legged TyrannuletPhyllomyias burmeisteriUC
181Greenish TyrannuletPhyllomyias virescensR
182Planalto TyrannuletPhyllomyias fasciatusFC
183Gray-capped TyrannuletPhyllomyias griseocapillaFC
184Bran-colored FlycatcherMyiophobus fasciatusUC
185Euler's FlycatcherLathrotriccus euleriFC
186Tropical PeweeContopus cinereusUC
187Crested Black-TyrantKnipolegus lophotesUC
188Velvety Black-TyrantKnipolegus nigerrimusUC
189Blue-billed Black-TyrantKnipolegus cyanirostrisUC
190(Yellow-browed Tyrant)Satrapa icterophrysUC
191Gray MonjitaXolmis cinereus?
192Shear-tailed Gray TyrantMuscipipra vetulaUC
193Masked Water-TyrantFluvicola nengetaUC
194Long-tailed TyrantColonia colonusUC
195Large-headed FlatbillRamphotrigon megacephalum?
196(Rufous-tailed Attila)Attila phoenicurusUC
197Gray-hooded AttilaAttila rufusUC
198Sibilant SirystesSirystes sibilatorUC
199(Swainson's Flycatcher)Myiarchus swainsoniFC
200Short-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus feroxFC
201Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratusFC
202Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua?
203Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similisFC
204(Streaked Flycatcher)Myiodynastes maculatusUC
205(Piratic Flycatcher)Legatus leucophaiusUC
206(White-throated Kingbird)Tyrannus albogularisFC
207Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana?

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

208Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensisUC
209Rufous-crowned GreenletHylophilus poicilotisFC

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

210Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleucaC
211White-thighed SwallowAtticora tibialisR
212(Southern Rough-winged Swallow)Stelgidopteryx ruficollisFC
213(Gray-breasted Martin)Progne chalybeaFC

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

214House WrenTroglodytes aedonFC

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

215Chalk-browed MockingbirdMimus saturninusFC

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

216Pale-breasted ThrushTurdus leucomelasFC
217Yellow-legged ThrushTurdus flavipesFC
218White-necked ThrushTurdus albicollisFC
219Rufous-bellied ThrushTurdus rufiventrisC

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

220Blue-naped ChlorophoniaChlorophonia cyanea?
221Purple-throated EuphoniaEuphonia chloroticaUC
222Golden-rumped EuphoniaEuphonia cyanocephala?
223Chestnut-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia pectoralis?

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

224Half-collared SparrowArremon semitorquatusR
225Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensisA

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

226Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanusUC
227Golden-winged CaciqueCacicus chrysopterusUC
228Red-rumped CaciqueCacicus haemorrhousFC
229Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensisUC

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

230Masked YellowthroatGeothlypis aequinoctialisUC
231Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumiFC
232Golden-crowned WarblerBasileuterus culicivorusC
233White-rimmed Warbler
(White-browed Warbler)
Myiothlypis leucoblepharaUC

 
Mitrospingid Tanagers: Mitrospingidae

234Olive-green TanagerOrthogonys chloricterusFC

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

235Red-crowned Ant-TanagerHabia rubicaUC
236Blackish-blue SeedeaterAmaurospiza moestaR

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

237Brown TanagerOrchesticus abeilleiUC
238Magpie TanagerCissopis leverianusFC
239Chestnut-headed TanagerThlypopsis pyrrhocomaR
240Black-goggled TanagerTrichothraupis melanopsFC
241Ruby-crowned TanagerTachyphonus coronatusFC
242Brazilian TanagerRamphocelus bresiliusUC
243Diademed TanagerStephanophorus diadematusUC
244Fawn-breasted TanagerPipraeidea melanonotaFC
245Sayaca TanagerThraupis sayaca?
246Golden-chevroned TanagerThraupis ornataFC
247Palm TanagerThraupis palmarumUC
248Burnished-buff TanagerStilpnia cayanaFC
249Green-headed TanagerTangara seledonC
250Brassy-breasted TanagerTangara desmarestiFC
251Gilt-edged TanagerTangara cyanoventrisR
252<Swallow Tanager>Tersina viridisFC
253Blue DacnisDacnis cayanaFC
254Rufous-headed TanagerHemithraupis ruficapillaFC
255Uniform FinchHaplospiza unicolorUC
256Bay-chested Warbling-FinchCastanozoster thoracicaFC
257Red-rumped Warbling-Finch
(Buff-throated Warbling-Finch)
Poospiza lateralisUC
258Saffron FinchSicalis flaveolaUC
259Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarinaUC
260White-bellied SeedeaterSporophila leucopteraR
261Chestnut-bellied Seed-FinchSporophila angolensisUC
262Double-collared SeedeaterSporophila caerulescensUC
263Temminck's SeedeaterSporophila falcirostrisR
264Buffy-fronted SeedeaterSporophila frontalisR
265BananaquitCoereba flaveolaUC
266Green-winged SaltatorSaltator similisFC
267Thick-billed SaltatorSaltator maxillosusUC
268Black-throated GrosbeakSaltator fuliginosusUC

 * Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through September 2014 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.

OTHER LOCALES

PRESENCE CODES

//Boreal Visitor
\\Austral Visitor
||Transient
##Non-breeding Dispersal
<>Erratic/Irregular
()Breeding Season Only
{}Casual/Vagrant
[]Accidental

OCCURRENCE CODES

AAbundant/Very Common
CCommon
FCFairly/Locally Common
UCUncommon/Scarce
RRare/Very Scarce
VRVery Rare
XAccidental/Vagrant
?Uncertain