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LOS FLAMENCOS NATIONAL PARK & CAMARONES

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# Species:367
# Excl Vagrants:367
# Endemics:1
# Near Endemics:16
Habitat: Dry scrub, wetlands, lagoons

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

1Little TinamouCrypturellus soui
2Red-legged TinamouCrypturellus erythropus

 
Ducks: Anatidae

3White-faced Whistling-DuckDendrocygna viduata
4Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalis
5Fulvous Whistling-DuckDendrocygna bicolor
6Muscovy DuckCairina moschata
7/Blue-winged Teal/Spatula discors
8/Northern Shoveler/Spatula clypeata
9/American Wigeon/Mareca americana
10White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis
11/Northern Pintail/Anas acuta
12/Lesser Scaup/Aythya affinis
13Masked DuckNomonyx dominicus
14Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

15Rufous-vented ChachalacaOrtalis ruficauda

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

16Crested BobwhiteColinus cristatus

 
Flamingos: Phoenicopteridae

17American FlamingoPhoenicopterus ruber

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

18Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicus
19Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

20Rock PigeonColumba livia
21Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensis
22Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosa
23Bare-eyed PigeonPatagioenas corensis
24Common Ground DoveColumbina passerina
25Plain-breasted Ground DoveColumbina minuta
26Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacoti
27Scaled DoveColumbina squammata
28Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosa
29White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
30Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

31Greater AniCrotophaga major
32Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
33Groove-billed AniCrotophaga sulcirostris
34Striped CuckooTapera naevia
35Dwarf CuckooCoccycua pumila
36Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana
37Dark-billed CuckooCoccyzus melacoryphus
38Gray-capped CuckooCoccyzus lansbergi
39/Yellow-billed Cuckoo/Coccyzus americanus

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

40Nacunda NighthawkChordeiles nacunda
41Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennis
42|Common Nighthawk|Chordeiles minor
43Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis
44White-tailed NightjarHydropsalis cayennensis

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

45Common PotooNyctibius griseus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

46White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
47Band-rumped SwiftChaetura spinicaudus
48Short-tailed SwiftChaetura brachyura
49Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensis

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

50White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivora
51Rufous-breasted HermitGlaucis hirsutus
52Ruby-topaz HummingbirdChrysolampis mosquitus
53Black-throated MangoAnthracothorax nigricollis
54Long-billed StarthroatHeliomaster longirostris
55Red-billed EmeraldChlorostilbon gibsoni
56White-vented PlumeleteerChalybura buffonii
57Buffy HummingbirdLeucippus fallax
58Steely-vented HummingbirdSaucerottia saucerottei
59Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatl
60Shining-green HummingbirdChrysuronia goudoti
61Sapphire-throated HummingbirdChrysuronia coeruleogularis
62White-chinned SapphireChlorestes cyanus

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

63Rufous-necked Wood-RailAramides axillaris
64Gray-cowled Wood-RailAramides cajaneus
65SoraPorzana carolina
66Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
67American CootFulica americana
68Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinica

 
Limpkin: Aramidae

69LimpkinAramus guarauna

 
Thick-knees: Burhinidae

70Double-striped Thick-kneeBurhinus bistriatus

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

71Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus

 
Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae

72American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

73/Black-bellied Plover/Pluvialis squatarola
74|American Golden-Plover|Pluvialis dominica
75Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
76Collared PloverCharadrius collaris
77Snowy PloverCharadrius nivosus
78Wilson's PloverCharadrius wilsonia
79/Semipalmated Plover/Charadrius semipalmatus
80/Killdeer/Charadrius vociferus

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

81Wattled JacanaJacana jacana

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

82/Whimbrel/Numenius phaeopus
83Long-billed CurlewNumenius americanus
84Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
85Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoa
86/Ruddy Turnstone/Arenaria interpres
87Red KnotCalidris canutus
88/Stilt Sandpiper/Calidris himantopus
89SanderlingCalidris alba
90DunlinCalidris alpina
91Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
92|White-rumped Sandpiper|Calidris fuscicollis
93|Pectoral Sandpiper|Calidris melanotos
94/Semipalmated Sandpiper/Calidris pusilla
95/Western Sandpiper/Calidris mauri
96/Short-billed Dowitcher/Limnodromus griseus
97/Wilson's Snipe/Gallinago delicata
98|Wilson's Phalarope|Phalaropus tricolor
99Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
100/Solitary Sandpiper/Tringa solitaria
101/Greater Yellowlegs/Tringa melanoleuca
102/Willet/Tringa semipalmata
103/Lesser Yellowlegs/Tringa flavipes

 
Skuas and Jaegers: Stercorariidae

104Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

105/Laughing Gull/Leucophaeus atricilla
106/Franklin's Gull/Leucophaeus pipixcan
107Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
108Herring GullLarus argentatus
109Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
110Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
111/Least Tern/Sternula antillarum
112Yellow-billed TernSternula superciliaris
113Large-billed TernPhaetusa simplex
114|Gull-billed Tern|Gelochelidon nilotica
115/Caspian Tern/Hydroprogne caspia
116/Black Tern/Chlidonias niger
117/Common Tern/Sterna hirundo
118Royal TernThalasseus maximus
119/Sandwich Tern/Thalasseus sandvicensis
120Elegant TernThalasseus elegans
121Black SkimmerRynchops niger

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

122Wood StorkMycteria americana

 
Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

123Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens

 
Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae

124Masked BoobySula dactylatra
125Brown BoobySula leucogaster

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

126AnhingaAnhinga anhinga

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

127Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianus

 
Pelicans: Pelecanidae

128Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

129Rufescent Tiger-HeronTigrisoma lineatum
130/Great Blue Heron/Ardea herodias
131Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi
132Great EgretArdea alba
133Snowy EgretEgretta thula
134Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
135Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor
136Reddish EgretEgretta rufescens
137Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
138Green HeronButorides virescens
139Striated HeronButorides striata
140Agami HeronAgamia agami
141Whistling HeronSyrigma sibilatrix
142Capped HeronPilherodius pileatus
143Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
144Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

145White IbisEudocimus albus
146#Scarlet Ibis#Eudocimus ruber
147Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
148Green IbisMesembrinibis cayennensis
149Bare-faced IbisPhimosus infuscatus
150Buff-necked IbisTheristicus caudatus
151Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajaja

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

152Black VultureCoragyps atratus
153Turkey VultureCathartes aura
154Lesser Yellow-headed VultureCathartes burrovianus
155King VultureSarcoramphus papa

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

156/Osprey/Pandion haliaetus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

157Pearl KiteGampsonyx swainsonii
158White-tailed KiteElanus leucurus
159Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatus
160Gray-headed KiteLeptodon cayanensis
161Black-collared HawkBusarellus nigricollis
162Snail KiteRostrhamus sociabilis
163|Mississippi Kite|Ictinia mississippiensis
164Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbea
165Plain-breasted Hawk**Accipiter ventralis
166Bicolored HawkAccipiter bicolor
167Crane HawkGeranospiza caerulescens
168Common Black HawkButeogallus anthracinus
169Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalis
170Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitinga
171Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
172Harris's HawkParabuteo unicinctus
173White-rumped HawkParabuteo leucorrhous
174White-tailed HawkGeranoaetus albicaudatus
175Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidus
176/Broad-winged Hawk/Buteo platypterus
177Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus
178Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatus

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

179Barn OwlTyto alba

 
Owls: Strigidae

180Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianum
181Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia
182Mottled OwlStrix virgata

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

183Gartered TrogonTrogon caligatus

 
Motmots: Momotidae

184Whooping MotmotMomotus subrufescens

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

185Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata
186/Belted Kingfisher/Megaceryle alcyon
187Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazona
188American Pygmy KingfisherChloroceryle aenea
189Green KingfisherChloroceryle americana

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

190White-necked PuffbirdNotharchus hyperrhynchus
191Russet-throated PuffbirdHypnelus ruficollis

 
Jacamars: Galbulidae

192Rufous-tailed JacamarGalbula ruficauda

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

193Keel-billed ToucanRamphastos sulfuratus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

194Chestnut PiculetPicumnus cinnamomeus
195Red-crowned WoodpeckerMelanerpes rubricapillus
196Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatus
197Spot-breasted WoodpeckerColaptes punctigula

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

198Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnans
199Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatus
200Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollis
201Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
202Yellow-headed CaracaraDaptrius chimachima
203American KestrelFalco sparverius
204MerlinFalco columbarius
205Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
206Bat FalconFalco rufigularis
207Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

208Lilac-tailed ParrotletTouit batavicus
209Orange-chinned ParakeetBrotogeris jugularis
210Blue-headed ParrotPionus menstruus
211Yellow-crowned ParrotAmazona ochrocephala
212Green-rumped ParrotletForpus passerinus
213Brown-throated ParakeetEupsittula pertinax
214Military MacawAra militaris
215Blue-crowned ParakeetThectocercus acuticaudatus
216Scarlet-fronted ParakeetPsittacara wagleri

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

217Black-crested AntshrikeSakesphorus canadensis
218Barred AntshrikeThamnophilus doliatus
219Black-backed AntshrikeThamnophilus melanonotus
220White-fringed AntwrenFormicivora grisea
221White-bellied AntbirdMyrmeciza longipes

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

222Straight-billed WoodcreeperDendroplex picus
223Red-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus trochilirostris
224Streak-headed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes souleyetii
225Plain XenopsXenops minutus
226Pale-legged HorneroFurnarius leucopus
227Yellow-chinned SpinetailCerthiaxis cinnamomeus
228Pale-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albescens
229White-whiskered SpinetailSynallaxis candei

 
Manakins: Pipridae

230Lance-tailed ManakinChiroxiphia lanceolata

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

231Cinereous BecardPachyramphus rufus
232White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterus

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

233Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineus
234Pale-eyed Pygmy-TyrantAtalotriccus pilaris
235Southern BentbillOncostoma olivaceum
236Pearly-vented Tody-TyrantHemitriccus margaritaceiventer
237Slate-headed Tody-FlycatcherPoecilotriccus sylvia
238Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum
239Yellow-olive FlycatcherTolmomyias sulphurescens
240Ochre-lored FlycatcherTolmomyias flaviventris
241Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletum
242Brown-capped TyrannuletOrnithion brunneicapillus
243Northern Mouse-colored TyrannuletNesotriccus incomta
244Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveola
245Yellow-crowned TyrannuletTyrannulus elatus
246Forest ElaeniaMyiopagis gaimardii
247Greenish ElaeniaMyiopagis viridicata
248Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster
249Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensis
250Sooty-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias griseiceps
251Fulvous-crowned Scrub-TyrantEuscarthmus meloryphus
252Slender-billed TyrannuletInezia tenuirostris
253Pale-tipped TyrannuletInezia caudata
254Bran-colored FlycatcherMyiophobus fasciatus
255/Olive-sided Flycatcher/Contopus cooperi
256Northern Tropical PeweeContopus bogotensis
257Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
258Fuscous FlycatcherCnemotriccus fuscatus
259/Acadian Flycatcher/Empidonax virescens
260/Willow Flycatcher/Empidonax traillii
261Northern Scrub-FlycatcherSublegatus arenarum
262Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
263Pied Water-TyrantFluvicola pica
264Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer
265Venezuelan FlycatcherMyiarchus venezuelensis
266Panama FlycatcherMyiarchus panamensis
267/Great Crested Flycatcher/Myiarchus crinitus
268Brown-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus tyrannulus
269Cattle TyrantMachetornis rixosa
270Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
271Lesser KiskadeePhilohydor lictor
272Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua
273Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensis
274Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
275Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatus
276Piratic FlycatcherLegatus leucophaius
277Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
278|Eastern Kingbird|Tyrannus tyrannus
279Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensis
280Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

281Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis
282Scrub GreenletHylophilus flavipes
283Golden-fronted GreenletPachysilvia aurantiifrons
284/Yellow-throated Vireo/Vireo flavifrons
285Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
286Chivi VireoVireo chiri
287Yellow-green VireoVireo flavoviridis
288|Black-whiskered Vireo|Vireo altiloquus

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

289Black-chested JayCyanocorax affinis

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

290Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
291Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollis
292/Purple Martin/Progne subis
293Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybea
294Brown-chested MartinProgne tapera
295White-winged SwallowTachycineta albiventer
296|Bank Swallow|Riparia riparia
297/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
298|Cliff Swallow|Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

299Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurus
300Tropical GnatcatcherPolioptila plumbea

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

301House WrenTroglodytes aedon
302Stripe-backed WrenCampylorhynchus nuchalis
303Bicolored WrenCampylorhynchus griseus
304Rufous-breasted WrenPheugopedius rutilus
305Rufous-and-white WrenThryophilus rufalbus
306Buff-breasted WrenCantorchilus leucotis

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

307Tropical MockingbirdMimus gilvus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

308|Veery|Catharus fuscescens
309/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus
310Pale-breasted ThrushTurdus leucomelas

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

311House SparrowPasser domesticus

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

312Trinidad EuphoniaEuphonia trinitatis
313Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostris

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

314Tocuyo SparrowArremonops tocuyensis

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

315Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
316Red-breasted MeadowlarkLeistes militaris
317Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanus
318Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus cela
319Orange-crowned OrioleIcterus auricapillus
320Venezuelan TroupialIcterus icterus
321Yellow OrioleIcterus nigrogularis
322/Baltimore Oriole/Icterus galbula
323Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
324Bronze-brown Cowbird**Molothrus armenti
325Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorus
326Great-tailed GrackleQuiscalus mexicanus
327Carib GrackleQuiscalus lugubris
328Yellow-hooded BlackbirdChrysomus icterocephalus

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

329Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
330/Black-and-white Warbler/Mniotilta varia
331/Prothonotary Warbler/Protonotaria citrea
332/Tennessee Warbler/Leiothlypis peregrina
333Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
334/American Redstart/Setophaga ruticilla
335Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi
336Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
337/Bay-breasted Warbler/Setophaga castanea
338/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fusca
339Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
340Chestnut-sided WarblerSetophaga pensylvanica
341/Blackpoll Warbler/Setophaga striata

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

342/Summer Tanager/Piranga rubra
343Vermilion CardinalCardinalis phoeniceus
344/Rose-breasted Grosbeak/Pheucticus ludovicianus
345/Dickcissel/Spiza americana

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

346Hooded TanagerNemosia pileata
347Crimson-backed TanagerRamphocelus dimidiatus
348Blue-capped TanagerSporathraupis cyanocephala
349Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
350Glaucous TanagerThraupis glaucocolpa
351Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
352Swallow TanagerTersina viridis
353Bicolored ConebillConirostrum bicolor
354Saffron FinchSicalis flaveola
355Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
356Lesson's SeedeaterSporophila bouvronides
357Ruddy-breasted SeedeaterSporophila minuta
358Chestnut-bellied Seed-FinchSporophila angolensis
359Gray SeedeaterSporophila intermedia
360Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollis
361Pileated FinchCoryphospingus pileatus
362BananaquitCoereba flaveola
363Black-faced GrassquitMelanospiza bicolor
364Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus
365Orinocan SaltatorSaltator orenocensis
366Olive-gray SaltatorSaltator olivascens
367Streaked SaltatorSaltator striatipectus

 *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.