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# Species*:82
# Excl Vagrants*:82
# Endemics*:3
# Near Endemics*:8
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Lagoons, gardens, coffee plantations

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

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

1Crested BobwhiteColinus cristatus

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

2Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicus

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

3Striped CuckooTapera naevia
4Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana

 
Swifts: Apodidae

5Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensis

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

6White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivora
7Green HermitPhaethornis guy
8Little Hermit
(Stripe-throated Hermit)
Phaethornis striigularis
9<Brown Violetear>Colibri delphinae
10Lesser VioletearColibri cyanotus
11Sparkling VioletearColibri coruscans
12Black-throated MangoAnthracothorax nigricollis
13White-bellied WoodstarChaetocercus mulsant
14Gorgeted WoodstarChaetocercus heliodor
15Red-billed EmeraldChlorostilbon gibsoni
16Blue-tailed EmeraldChlorostilbon mellisugus
17Short-tailed EmeraldChlorostilbon poortmani
18White-vented PlumeleteerChalybura buffonii
19Crowned WoodnymphThalurania fannyi
20Andean EmeraldAmazilia franciae
21Indigo-capped HummingbirdAmazilia cyanifrons
22Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatl

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

23White-throated CrakeLaterallus albigularis

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

24Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

25Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

26Olivaceous PiculetPicumnus olivaceus
27Red-crowned WoodpeckerMelanerpes rubricapillus
28Red-rumped WoodpeckerDryobates kirkii

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

29Yellow-headed CaracaraMilvago chimachima
30MerlinFalco columbarius

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

31Orange-chinned ParakeetBrotogeris jugularis
32Spectacled ParrotletForpus conspicillatus

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

33Bar-crested AntshrikeThamnophilus multistriatus
34Plain AntvireoDysithamnus mentalis
35Dusky AntbirdCercomacroides tyrannina
36White-bellied AntbirdMyrmeciza longipes
37Blue-lored AntbirdHafferia immaculata

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

38Rusty-breasted AntpittaGrallaricula ferrugineipectus
39Slate-crowned AntpittaGrallaricula nana

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

40Red-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus trochilirostris
41Streak-headed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes souleyetii
42Ash-browed SpinetailCranioleuca curtata
43Stripe-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis cinnamomea

 
Manakins: Pipridae

44White-bearded ManakinManacus manacus

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

45Cinereous BecardPachyramphus rufus

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

46Slate-headed Tody-Tyrant
(Slate-headed Tody-Flycatcher)
Poecilotriccus sylvia
47Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum
48Mouse-colored TyrannuletPhaeomyias murina
49Sooty-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias griseiceps
50Apical FlycatcherMyiarchus apicalis
51Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensis
52Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatus
53Piratic FlycatcherLegatus leucophaius

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

54Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis
55Scrub GreenletHylophilus flavipes
56Rufous-naped GreenletPachysilvia semibrunnea
57Golden-fronted GreenletPachysilvia aurantiifrons

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

58Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurus

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

59Band-backed WrenCampylorhynchus zonatus
60Whiskered WrenPheugopedius mystacalis
61Rufous-breasted WrenPheugopedius rutilus

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

62Tropical MockingbirdMimus gilvus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

63/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

64Velvet-fronted EuphoniaEuphonia concinna
65Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostris

 
Thrush-Tanager: Rhodinocichlidae

66Rosy Thrush-TanagerRhodinocichla rosea

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

67Black-striped SparrowArremonops conirostris
68Black-headed BrushfinchArremon atricapillus
69Gray-browed BrushfinchArremon assimilis

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

70/American Redstart/Setophaga ruticilla
71Rufous-capped WarblerBasileuterus rufifrons
72Buff-rumped WarblerMyiothlypis fulvicauda
73Gray-throated WarblerMyiothlypis cinereicollis

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

74Crimson-backed TanagerRamphocelus dimidiatus
75Scrub TanagerStilpnia vitriolina
76Blue-necked TanagerStilpnia cyanicollis
77Plain-colored TanagerTangara inornata
78Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrola
79Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spiza
80<Slate-colored Seedeater>Sporophila schistacea
81Yellow-faced GrassquitTiaris olivaceus
82Streaked 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