# Species*:75
# Excl Vagrants*:75
# Endemics*:13
# Near Endemics*:0
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Tidal areas, marshes, mangroves, marine


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

Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

1Scaled ChachalacaOrtalis squamata

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

2Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
3Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana

Swifts: Apodidae

4White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris

Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

5Black JacobinFlorisuga fusca
6Saw-billed HermitRamphodon naevius
7Black-throated MangoAnthracothorax nigricollis
8Festive CoquetteLophornis chalybeus
9Sombre HummingbirdEupetomena cirrochloris
10Versicolored EmeraldChrysuronia versicolor
11Glittering-throated EmeraldChionomesa fimbriata

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

12Slaty-breasted Wood-RailAramides saracura

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

13Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus

Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae

14American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

15Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
16Collared PloverAnarhynchus collaris

Jacanas: Jacanidae

17Wattled JacanaJacana jacana

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

18Brown-hooded GullChroicocephalus maculipennis
19Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
20Black SkimmerRynchops niger
21Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis
22Royal TernThalasseus maximus

Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

23Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens

Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae

24Brown BoobySula leucogaster

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

25Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianus

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

26Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
27Western Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis

New World Vultures: Cathartidae

28Black VultureCoragyps atratus
29Turkey VultureCathartes aura

Trogons: Trogonidae

30Green-backed TrogonTrogon viridis

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

31Yellow-headed CaracaraDaptrius chimachima

Parrots: Psittacidae

32Plain ParakeetBrotogeris tirica
33Red-tailed ParrotAmazona brasiliensis

Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

34Marsh AntwrenFormicivora acutirostris
35White-shouldered Fire-eyePyriglena leucoptera
36Squamate AntbirdMyrmodenus squamosa

Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

37White-breasted TapaculoEleoscytalopus indigoticus

Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

38Rufous HorneroFurnarius rufus

Manakins: Pipridae

39White-bearded ManakinManacus manacus

Cotingas: Cotingidae

40Bare-throated BellbirdProcnias nudicollis

Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

41Whiskered Flycatcher**Myiobius mastacalis

Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

42Kaempfer's Tody-TyrantHemitriccus kaempferi
43White-headed Marsh TyrantArundinicola leucocephala
44Cattle TyrantMachetornis rixosa
45Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
46Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua
47Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
48Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatus
49Piratic FlycatcherLegatus leucophaius
50Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
51Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana

Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

52Chivi VireoVireo chiri

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

53Azure JayCyanocorax caeruleus

Swallows: Hirundinidae

54Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybea
55Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca

Wrens: Troglodytidae

56House WrenTroglodytes aedon

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

57Pale-breasted ThrushTurdus leucomelas
58Yellow-legged ThrushTurdus flavipes
59Rufous-bellied ThrushTurdus rufiventris

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

60House SparrowPasser domesticus

New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

61Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

62Screaming CowbirdMolothrus rufoaxillaris
63Chopi BlackbirdGnorimopsar chopi

Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

64Brazilian TanagerRamphocelus bresilius
65Sayaca TanagerThraupis sayaca
66Azure-shouldered TanagerThraupis cyanoptera
67Green-headed TanagerTangara seledon
68Red-necked TanagerTangara cyanocephala
69Swallow TanagerTersina viridis
70Blue DacnisDacnis cayana
71Saffron FinchSicalis flaveola
72Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
73Lined SeedeaterSporophila lineola
74Double-collared SeedeaterSporophila caerulescens
75BananaquitCoereba flaveola


 *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.