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Area (ha):650
# Species*:358
# Excl Vagrants*:358
# Endemics*:19
# Near Endemics*:26
Species/100 ha*:55.1
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Subtropical forest, montane forest

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.*

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Tinamous: Tinamidae

1Little TinamouCrypturellus soui

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

2Band-tailed GuanPenelope argyrotis
3Crested GuanPenelope purpurascens
4Sickle-winged GuanChamaepetes goudotii

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

5Crested BobwhiteColinus cristatus
6Black-fronted Wood-QuailOdontophorus atrifrons

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

7Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensis
8Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosa
9Bare-eyed PigeonPatagioenas corensis
10Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
11Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinacea
12Plain-breasted Ground DoveColumbina minuta
13Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacoti
14Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosa
15Maroon-chested Ground DoveParaclaravis mondetoura
16Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montana
17White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
18Lined Quail-DoveZentrygon linearis

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

19Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
20Groove-billed AniCrotophaga sulcirostris
21Striped CuckooTapera naevia
22Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

23Nacunda NighthawkChordeiles nacunda
24Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennis
25|Common Nighthawk|Chordeiles minor
26Band-winged NightjarSystellura longirostris
27Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis

 
Oilbird: Steatornithidae

28OilbirdSteatornis caripensis

 
Swifts: Apodidae

29White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
30Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensis

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

31White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivora
32Bronzy HermitGlaucis aeneus
33Rufous-breasted HermitGlaucis hirsutus
34Tawny-bellied HermitPhaethornis syrmatophorus
35Long-billed HermitPhaethornis longirostris
36Pale-bellied HermitPhaethornis anthophilus
37Little Hermit
(Stripe-throated Hermit)
Phaethornis striigularis
38Gray-chinned HermitPhaethornis griseogularis
39Sooty-capped HermitPhaethornis augusti
40<Brown Violetear>Colibri delphinae
41Lesser VioletearColibri cyanotus
42Sparkling VioletearColibri coruscans
43Ruby-topaz HummingbirdChrysolampis mosquitus
44Black-throated MangoAnthracothorax nigricollis
45Speckled HummingbirdAdelomyia melanogenys
46Santa Marta BlossomcrownAnthocephala floriceps
47Black-backed ThornbillRamphomicron dorsale
48Tyrian MetaltailMetallura tyrianthina
49White-tailed StarfrontletCoeligena phalerata
50Golden-bellied StarfrontletCoeligena bonapartei
51Mountain VelvetbreastLafresnaya lafresnayi
52Long-billed StarthroatHeliomaster longirostris
53Santa Marta WoodstarChaetocercus astreans
54Red-billed EmeraldChlorostilbon gibsoni
55Coppery EmeraldChlorostilbon russatus
56Lazuline SabrewingCampylopterus falcatus
57Santa Marta SabrewingCampylopterus phainopeplus
58White-vented PlumeleteerChalybura buffonii
59Crowned WoodnymphThalurania fannyi
60Steely-vented HummingbirdAmazilia saucerottei
61Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatl
62Sapphire-throated HummingbirdLepidopyga coeruleogularis
63Shining-green HummingbirdLepidopyga goudoti
64White-chinned SapphireHylocharis cyanus

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

65Black VultureCoragyps atratus
66Turkey VultureCathartes aura
67Andean CondorVultur gryphus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

68Pearl KiteGampsonyx swainsonii
69Black-and-chestnut EagleSpizaetus isidori
70Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbea
71Semicollared HawkAccipiter collaris
72Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
73Common Black HawkButeogallus anthracinus
74Solitary EagleButeogallus solitarius
75Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
76White-rumped HawkParabuteo leucorrhous
77Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidus
78/Broad-winged Hawk/Buteo platypterus

 
Owls: Strigidae

79Santa Marta Screech-OwlMegascops gilesi
80Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
81Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianum
82Mottled OwlCiccaba virgata
83Black-and-white OwlCiccaba nigrolineata

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

84White-tipped QuetzalPharomachrus fulgidus
85Guianan TrogonTrogon violaceus
86Masked TrogonTrogon personatus

 
Motmots: Momotidae

87Whooping MotmotMomotus subrufescens

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

88Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazona

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

89Russet-throated PuffbirdHypnelus ruficollis

 
Jacamars: Galbulidae

90Rufous-tailed JacamarGalbula ruficauda

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

91Southern Emerald-ToucanetAulacorhynchus albivitta
92Groove-billed ToucanetAulacorhynchus sulcatus
93Collared AracariPteroglossus torquatus
94Keel-billed ToucanRamphastos sulfuratus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

95Scaled PiculetPicumnus squamulatus
96Chestnut PiculetPicumnus cinnamomeus
97Red-crowned WoodpeckerMelanerpes rubricapillus
98Smoky-brown WoodpeckerDryobates fumigatus
99Red-rumped WoodpeckerDryobates kirkii
100Powerful WoodpeckerCampephilus pollens
101Crimson-crested WoodpeckerCampephilus melanoleucos
102Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatus
103Golden-green WoodpeckerPiculus chrysochloros
104Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosus

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

105Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollis
106Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
107Yellow-headed CaracaraMilvago chimachima
108Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnans
109American KestrelFalco sparverius
110Bat FalconFalco rufigularis

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

111Barred ParakeetBolborhynchus lineola
112Orange-chinned ParakeetBrotogeris jugularis
113Red-billed ParrotPionus sordidus
114Blue-headed ParrotPionus menstruus
115Scaly-naped ParrotAmazona mercenarius
116Blue-winged ParrotletForpus xanthopterygius
117Spectacled ParrotletForpus conspicillatus
118Santa Marta ParakeetPyrrhura viridicata
119Brown-throated ParakeetEupsittula pertinax
120Military MacawAra militaris
121Scarlet-fronted ParakeetPsittacara wagleri

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

122Black-crested AntshrikeSakesphorus canadensis
123Barred AntshrikeThamnophilus doliatus
124Guianan Slaty-Antshrike
(Northern Slaty-Antshrike)
Thamnophilus punctatus
125Black-backed AntshrikeThamnophilus melanonotus
126White-fringed AntwrenFormicivora grisea
127Klages's AntbirdDrymophila klagesi

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

128Santa Marta AntpittaGrallaria bangsi
129Rufous AntpittaGrallaria rufula
130Rusty-breasted AntpittaGrallaricula ferrugineipectus

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

131Blackish TapaculoScytalopus latrans
132Santa Marta TapaculoScytalopus sanctaemartae
133Brown-rumped TapaculoScytalopus latebricola

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

134Gray-throated LeaftosserSclerurus albigularis
135Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillus
136Ruddy WoodcreeperDendrocincla homochroa
137Plain-brown WoodcreeperDendrocincla fuliginosa
138Wedge-billed WoodcreeperGlyphorynchus spirurus
139Northern Barred-WoodcreeperDendrocolaptes sanctithomae
140Black-banded WoodcreeperDendrocolaptes picumnus
141Strong-billed WoodcreeperXiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus
142Ocellated WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus ocellatus
143Cocoa WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus susurrans
144Straight-billed WoodcreeperDendroplex picus
145Streak-headed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes souleyetii
146Montane WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes lacrymiger
147Plain XenopsXenops minutus
148Streaked XenopsXenops rutilans
149Montane Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia striaticollis
150Ruddy Foliage-gleanerClibanornis rubiginosus
151Flammulated TreehunterThripadectes flammulatus
152Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescens
153Streak-capped SpinetailCranioleuca hellmayri
154Pale-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albescens
155Rufous SpinetailSynallaxis unirufa
156Rusty-headed SpinetailSynallaxis fuscorufa

 
Manakins: Pipridae

157Lance-tailed ManakinChiroxiphia lanceolata
158White-bearded ManakinManacus manacus
159Golden-headed ManakinCeratopipra erythrocephala

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

160Golden-breasted FruiteaterPipreola aureopectus

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

161Black-crowned TityraTityra inquisitor
162Masked TityraTityra semifasciata
163Russet-winged SchiffornisSchiffornis stenorhyncha
164Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolor
165Cinereous BecardPachyramphus rufus
166Cinnamon BecardPachyramphus cinnamomeus
167Black-and-white BecardPachyramphus albogriseus

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

168Northern Royal-FlycatcherOnychorhynchus mexicanus

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

169White-throated SpadebillPlatyrinchus mystaceus
170Streak-necked FlycatcherMionectes striaticollis
171Olive-striped FlycatcherMionectes olivaceus
172Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineus
173Sepia-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon amaurocephalus
174Slaty-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon superciliaris
175Pale-eyed Pygmy-TyrantAtalotriccus pilaris
176Black-throated Tody-TyrantHemitriccus granadensis
177Slate-headed Tody-Tyrant
(Slate-headed Tody-Flycatcher)
Poecilotriccus sylvia
178Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum
179Yellow-olive FlycatcherTolmomyias sulphurescens
180Yellow-breasted FlycatcherTolmomyias flaviventris
181Cinnamon FlycatcherPyrrhomyias cinnamomeus
182White-throated TyrannuletMecocerculus leucophrys
183Mouse-colored TyrannuletPhaeomyias murina
184Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveola
185Forest ElaeniaMyiopagis gaimardii
186Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster
187Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensis
188Mountain ElaeniaElaenia frantzii
189Sierran ElaeniaElaenia pallatangae
190Sooty-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias griseiceps
191Black-capped TyrannuletPhyllomyias nigrocapillus
192Spectacled TyrannuletZimmerius improbus
193Golden-faced TyrannuletZimmerius chrysops
194Tawny-crowned Pygmy-TyrantEuscarthmus meloryphus
195Slender-billed TyrannuletInezia tenuirostris
196Bran-colored FlycatcherMyiophobus fasciatus
197Euler's FlycatcherLathrotriccus euleri
198Black-billed FlycatcherAphanotriccus audax
199/Olive-sided Flycatcher/Contopus cooperi
200Smoke-colored PeweeContopus fumigatus
201/Western Wood-Pewee/Contopus sordidulus
202Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
203Tropical PeweeContopus cinereus
204Fuscous FlycatcherCnemotriccus fuscatus
205/Willow Flycatcher/Empidonax traillii
206Black PhoebeSayornis nigricans
207Northern Scrub-FlycatcherSublegatus arenarum
208Streak-throated Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes striaticollis
209Santa Marta Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes pernix
210Yellow-bellied Chat-TyrantOchthoeca diadema
211Bright-rumped AttilaAttila spadiceus
212Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer
213Venezuelan FlycatcherMyiarchus venezuelensis
214Pale-edged FlycatcherMyiarchus cephalotes
215/Great Crested Flycatcher/Myiarchus crinitus
216Brown-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus tyrannulus
217Cattle TyrantMachetornis rixosa
218Lesser KiskadeePitangus lictor
219Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
220Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua
221Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensis
222Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
223Golden-crowned FlycatcherMyiodynastes chrysocephalus
224Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatus
225Piratic FlycatcherLegatus leucophaius
226Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
227Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

228Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis
229Scrub GreenletHylophilus flavipes
230Golden-fronted GreenletPachysilvia aurantiifrons
231Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrys
232Chivi VireoVireo chiri
233Yellow-green VireoVireo flavoviridis

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

234Black-chested JayCyanocorax affinis

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

235Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
236Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollis
237Brown-chested MartinProgne tapera
238White-winged SwallowTachycineta albiventer
239/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

240Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurus
241Tropical GnatcatcherPolioptila plumbea

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

242Scaly-breasted WrenMicrocerculus marginatus
243House WrenTroglodytes aedon
244Mountain WrenTroglodytes solstitialis
245Bicolored WrenCampylorhynchus griseus
246Rufous-breasted WrenPheugopedius rutilus
247Rufous-and-white WrenThryophilus rufalbus
248Bay WrenCantorchilus nigricapillus
249Buff-breasted WrenCantorchilus leucotis
250Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrys
251Hermit Wood-WrenHenicorhina anachoreta

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

252Orange-billed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus aurantiirostris
253Slaty-backed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus fuscater
254|Veery|Catharus fuscescens
255|Gray-cheeked Thrush|Catharus minimus
256/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus
257Pale-breasted ThrushTurdus leucomelas
258Yellow-legged ThrushTurdus flavipes
259Pale-vented ThrushTurdus obsoletus
260White-necked ThrushTurdus albicollis
261Black-billed ThrushTurdus ignobilis
262Black-hooded ThrushTurdus olivater
263Great ThrushTurdus fuscater
264Glossy-black ThrushTurdus serranus

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

265Blue-naped ChlorophoniaChlorophonia cyanea
266Trinidad EuphoniaEuphonia trinitatis
267Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostris
268Lesser GoldfinchSpinus psaltria
269Andean SiskinSpinus spinescens
270<Yellow-bellied Siskin>Spinus xanthogastrus

 
Thrush-Tanager: Rhodinocichlidae

271Rosy Thrush-TanagerRhodinocichla rosea

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

272Black-striped SparrowArremonops conirostris
273Sierra Nevada BrushfinchArremon basilicus
274Gray-browed BrushfinchArremon assimilis
275Golden-winged SparrowArremon schlegeli
276Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis
277Santa Marta BrushfinchAtlapetes melanocephalus

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

278Yellow-billed CaciqueAmblycercus holosericeus
279Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanus
280/Orchard Oriole/Icterus spurius
281Yellow-backed OrioleIcterus chrysater
282Orange-crowned OrioleIcterus auricapillus
283Yellow OrioleIcterus nigrogularis
284/Baltimore Oriole/Icterus galbula
285Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
286Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorus
287Great-tailed GrackleQuiscalus mexicanus

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

288/Louisiana Waterthrush/Parkesia motacilla
289Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
290/Golden-winged Warbler/Vermivora chrysoptera
291/Black-and-white Warbler/Mniotilta varia
292/Prothonotary Warbler/Protonotaria citrea
293/Tennessee Warbler/Leiothlypis peregrina
294/Connecticut Warbler/Oporornis agilis
295/Mourning Warbler/Geothlypis philadelphia
296/Kentucky Warbler/Geothlypis formosa
297/American Redstart/Setophaga ruticilla
298Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi
299/Bay-breasted Warbler/Setophaga castanea
300/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fusca
301Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
302/Blackpoll Warbler/Setophaga striata
303Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
304Rufous-capped WarblerBasileuterus rufifrons
305Golden-crowned WarblerBasileuterus culicivorus
306Santa Marta WarblerMyiothlypis basilica
307Gray-throated WarblerMyiothlypis cinereicollis
308White-lored WarblerMyiothlypis conspicillata
309/Canada Warbler/Cardellina canadensis
310Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatus
311Yellow-crowned RedstartMyioborus flavivertex
312Golden-fronted RedstartMyioborus ornatus

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

313Hepatic TanagerPiranga flava
314/Summer Tanager/Piranga rubra
315/Scarlet Tanager/Piranga olivacea
316Golden GrosbeakPheucticus chrysogaster
317/Rose-breasted Grosbeak/Pheucticus ludovicianus
318Blue-black GrosbeakCyanoloxia cyanoides
319Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

320Gray-headed TanagerEucometis penicillata
321White-shouldered TanagerTachyphonus luctuosus
322White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufus
323Crimson-backed TanagerRamphocelus dimidiatus
324Black-cheeked Mountain-TanagerAnisognathus melanogenys
325Buff-breasted Mountain-TanagerDubusia taeniata
326Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
327Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
328Blue-capped TanagerThraupis cyanocephala
329Black-headed TanagerStilpnia cyanoptera
330Black-capped TanagerStilpnia heinei
331Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrola
332Swallow TanagerTersina viridis
333Blue DacnisDacnis cayana
334Red-legged HoneycreeperCyanerpes cyaneus
335Rufous-browed ConebillConirostrum rufum
336Black FlowerpiercerDiglossa humeralis
337White-sided FlowerpiercerDiglossa albilatera
338Rusty FlowerpiercerDiglossa sittoides
339Bluish FlowerpiercerDiglossa caerulescens
340PlushcapCatamblyrhynchus diadema
341Slaty FinchSpodiornis rustica
342Gray-hooded Bush TanagerCnemoscopus rubrirostris
343Stripe-tailed Yellow-FinchSicalis citrina
344Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
345Chestnut-bellied SeedeaterSporophila castaneiventris
346Ruddy-breasted SeedeaterSporophila minuta
347Chestnut-bellied Seed-FinchSporophila angolensis
348Large-billed Seed-FinchSporophila crassirostris
349Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollis
350Plain-colored SeedeaterCatamenia inornata
351Paramo SeedeaterCatamenia homochroa
352BananaquitCoereba flaveola
353Yellow-faced GrassquitTiaris olivaceus
354Black-faced GrassquitMelanospiza bicolor
355Dull-colored GrassquitAsemospiza obscurus
356Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus
357Grayish SaltatorSaltator coerulescens
358Streaked SaltatorSaltator striatipectus

 * 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