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# Species*:331
# Excl Vagrants*:331
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:14
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
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.*

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Tinamous: Tinamidae

1Little TinamouCrypturellus soui

 
Ducks: Anatidae

2White-faced Whistling-DuckDendrocygna viduata
3Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalis
4Fulvous Whistling-DuckDendrocygna bicolor
5/Blue-winged Teal/Spatula discors
6/American Wigeon/Mareca americana
7White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis
8/Northern Pintail/Anas acuta
9/Lesser Scaup/Aythya affinis
10Masked DuckNomonyx dominicus
11Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

12Rufous-vented ChachalacaOrtalis ruficauda

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

13Crested BobwhiteColinus cristatus

 
Flamingos: Phoenicopteridae

14American FlamingoPhoenicopterus ruber

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

15Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicus
16Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

17Rock PigeonColumba livia
18Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensis
19Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosa
20Bare-eyed PigeonPatagioenas corensis
21Common Ground DoveColumbina passerina
22Plain-breasted Ground DoveColumbina minuta
23Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacoti
24Scaled DoveColumbina squammata
25Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosa
26White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
27Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

28Greater AniCrotophaga major
29Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
30Groove-billed AniCrotophaga sulcirostris
31Striped CuckooTapera naevia
32Dwarf CuckooCoccycua pumila
33Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana
34Dark-billed CuckooCoccyzus melacoryphus
35Gray-capped CuckooCoccyzus lansbergi
36/Yellow-billed Cuckoo/Coccyzus americanus

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

37Nacunda NighthawkChordeiles nacunda
38Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennis
39Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis
40White-tailed NightjarHydropsalis cayennensis

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

41Common PotooNyctibius griseus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

42White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
43Short-tailed SwiftChaetura brachyura
44Band-rumped SwiftChaetura spinicaudus
45Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensis

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

46Rufous-breasted HermitGlaucis hirsutus
47Ruby-topaz HummingbirdChrysolampis mosquitus
48Black-throated MangoAnthracothorax nigricollis
49Red-billed EmeraldChlorostilbon gibsoni
50White-vented PlumeleteerChalybura buffonii
51Buffy HummingbirdLeucippus fallax
52Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatl
53Shining-green HummingbirdChrysuronia goudoti
54Sapphire-throated HummingbirdChrysuronia coeruleogularis
55White-chinned SapphireChlorestes cyanus

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

56Gray-cowled Wood-RailAramides cajaneus
57SoraPorzana carolina
58Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
59American CootFulica americana
60Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinica

 
Limpkin: Aramidae

61LimpkinAramus guarauna

 
Thick-knees: Burhinidae

62Double-striped Thick-kneeBurhinus bistriatus

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

63Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus

 
Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae

64American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

65/Black-bellied Plover/Pluvialis squatarola
66|American Golden-Plover|Pluvialis dominica
67Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
68Collared PloverCharadrius collaris
69Snowy PloverCharadrius nivosus
70Wilson's PloverCharadrius wilsonia
71/Semipalmated Plover/Charadrius semipalmatus
72/Killdeer/Charadrius vociferus

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

73Wattled JacanaJacana jacana

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

74/Whimbrel/Numenius phaeopus
75Long-billed CurlewNumenius americanus
76Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
77Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoa
78/Ruddy Turnstone/Arenaria interpres
79Red KnotCalidris canutus
80/Stilt Sandpiper/Calidris himantopus
81SanderlingCalidris alba
82Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
83|White-rumped Sandpiper|Calidris fuscicollis
84|Pectoral Sandpiper|Calidris melanotos
85/Semipalmated Sandpiper/Calidris pusilla
86/Western Sandpiper/Calidris mauri
87/Short-billed Dowitcher/Limnodromus griseus
88/Wilson's Snipe/Gallinago delicata
89|Wilson's Phalarope|Phalaropus tricolor
90Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
91/Solitary Sandpiper/Tringa solitaria
92/Greater Yellowlegs/Tringa melanoleuca
93/Willet/Tringa semipalmata
94/Lesser Yellowlegs/Tringa flavipes

 
Skuas and Jaegers: Stercorariidae

95Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

96/Laughing Gull/Leucophaeus atricilla
97/Franklin's Gull/Leucophaeus pipixcan
98Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
99Herring GullLarus argentatus
100Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
101Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
102/Least Tern/Sternula antillarum
103Yellow-billed TernSternula superciliaris
104Large-billed TernPhaetusa simplex
105|Gull-billed Tern|Gelochelidon nilotica
106/Caspian Tern/Hydroprogne caspia
107/Black Tern/Chlidonias niger
108/Common Tern/Sterna hirundo
109Royal TernThalasseus maximus
110/Sandwich Tern/Thalasseus sandvicensis
111Elegant TernThalasseus elegans
112Black SkimmerRynchops niger

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

113Wood StorkMycteria americana

 
Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

114Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens

 
Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae

115Masked BoobySula dactylatra
116Brown BoobySula leucogaster

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

117AnhingaAnhinga anhinga

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

118Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianus

 
Pelicans: Pelecanidae

119Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

120Rufescent Tiger-HeronTigrisoma lineatum
121/Great Blue Heron/Ardea herodias
122Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi
123Great EgretArdea alba
124Snowy EgretEgretta thula
125Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
126Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor
127Reddish EgretEgretta rufescens
128Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
129Green HeronButorides virescens
130Striated HeronButorides striata
131Agami HeronAgamia agami
132Capped HeronPilherodius pileatus
133Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
134Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

135White IbisEudocimus albus
136#Scarlet Ibis#Eudocimus ruber
137Green IbisMesembrinibis cayennensis
138Bare-faced IbisPhimosus infuscatus
139Buff-necked IbisTheristicus caudatus
140Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajaja

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

141Black VultureCoragyps atratus
142Turkey VultureCathartes aura
143Lesser Yellow-headed VultureCathartes burrovianus
144King VultureSarcoramphus papa

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

145/Osprey/Pandion haliaetus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

146Pearl KiteGampsonyx swainsonii
147White-tailed KiteElanus leucurus
148Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatus
149Gray-headed KiteLeptodon cayanensis
150Black-collared HawkBusarellus nigricollis
151Snail KiteRostrhamus sociabilis
152|Mississippi Kite|Ictinia mississippiensis
153Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbea
154Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
155Bicolored HawkAccipiter bicolor
156Crane HawkGeranospiza caerulescens
157Common Black HawkButeogallus anthracinus
158Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalis
159Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
160Harris's HawkParabuteo unicinctus
161White-tailed HawkGeranoaetus albicaudatus
162Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidus
163Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus
164Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatus

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

165Barn OwlTyto alba

 
Owls: Strigidae

166Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianum
167Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia

 
Motmots: Momotidae

168Whooping MotmotMomotus subrufescens

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

169Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata
170/Belted Kingfisher/Megaceryle alcyon
171Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazona
172American Pygmy KingfisherChloroceryle aenea
173Green KingfisherChloroceryle americana

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

174White-necked PuffbirdNotharchus hyperrhynchus
175Russet-throated PuffbirdHypnelus ruficollis

 
Jacamars: Galbulidae

176Rufous-tailed JacamarGalbula ruficauda

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

177Chestnut PiculetPicumnus cinnamomeus
178Red-crowned WoodpeckerMelanerpes rubricapillus
179Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatus
180Spot-breasted WoodpeckerColaptes punctigula

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

181Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatus
182Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
183Yellow-headed CaracaraMilvago chimachima
184Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnans
185American KestrelFalco sparverius
186MerlinFalco columbarius
187Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
188Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

189Lilac-tailed ParrotletTouit batavicus
190Orange-chinned ParakeetBrotogeris jugularis
191Blue-headed ParrotPionus menstruus
192Yellow-crowned ParrotAmazona ochrocephala
193Green-rumped ParrotletForpus passerinus
194Brown-throated ParakeetEupsittula pertinax
195Blue-crowned ParakeetThectocercus acuticaudatus
196Scarlet-fronted ParakeetPsittacara wagleri

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

197Black-crested AntshrikeSakesphorus canadensis
198Barred AntshrikeThamnophilus doliatus
199Black-backed AntshrikeThamnophilus melanonotus
200White-fringed AntwrenFormicivora grisea
201White-bellied AntbirdMyrmeciza longipes

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

202Straight-billed WoodcreeperDendroplex picus
203Red-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus trochilirostris
204Streak-headed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes souleyetii
205Plain XenopsXenops minutus
206Pale-legged HorneroFurnarius leucopus
207Yellow-chinned SpinetailCerthiaxis cinnamomeus
208Pale-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albescens
209White-whiskered SpinetailSynallaxis candei

 
Manakins: Pipridae

210Lance-tailed ManakinChiroxiphia lanceolata

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

211Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineus
212Pale-eyed Pygmy-TyrantAtalotriccus pilaris
213Southern BentbillOncostoma olivaceum
214Pearly-vented Tody-TyrantHemitriccus margaritaceiventer
215Slate-headed Tody-Tyrant
(Slate-headed Tody-Flycatcher)
Poecilotriccus sylvia
216Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum
217Yellow-olive FlycatcherTolmomyias sulphurescens
218Yellow-breasted FlycatcherTolmomyias flaviventris
219Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletum
220Brown-capped TyrannuletOrnithion brunneicapillus
221Mouse-colored TyrannuletPhaeomyias murina
222Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveola
223Forest ElaeniaMyiopagis gaimardii
224Greenish ElaeniaMyiopagis viridicata
225Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster
226Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensis
227Sooty-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias griseiceps
228Rufous-crowned Pygmy-TyrantEuscarthmus meloryphus
229Slender-billed TyrannuletInezia tenuirostris
230Pale-tipped Inezia
(Pale-tipped Tyrannulet)
Inezia caudata
231Bran-colored FlycatcherMyiophobus fasciatus
232Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
233Fuscous FlycatcherCnemotriccus fuscatus
234/Acadian Flycatcher/Empidonax virescens
235/Willow Flycatcher/Empidonax traillii
236Northern Scrub-FlycatcherSublegatus arenarum
237Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
238Pied Water-TyrantFluvicola pica
239Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer
240Venezuelan FlycatcherMyiarchus venezuelensis
241Panama FlycatcherMyiarchus panamensis
242/Great Crested Flycatcher/Myiarchus crinitus
243Brown-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus tyrannulus
244Cattle TyrantMachetornis rixosa
245Lesser KiskadeePitangus lictor
246Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
247Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua
248Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensis
249Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
250Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatus
251Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
252|Eastern Kingbird|Tyrannus tyrannus
253Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensis
254Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

255Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis
256Scrub GreenletHylophilus flavipes
257Golden-fronted GreenletPachysilvia aurantiifrons
258Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
259Chivi VireoVireo chiri
260Yellow-green VireoVireo flavoviridis
261|Black-whiskered Vireo|Vireo altiloquus

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

262Black-chested JayCyanocorax affinis

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

263Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
264Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollis
265/Purple Martin/Progne subis
266Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybea
267Brown-chested MartinProgne tapera
268White-winged SwallowTachycineta albiventer
269|Bank Swallow|Riparia riparia
270/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

271Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurus
272Tropical GnatcatcherPolioptila plumbea

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

273House WrenTroglodytes aedon
274Bicolored WrenCampylorhynchus griseus
275Rufous-and-white WrenThryophilus rufalbus
276Buff-breasted WrenCantorchilus leucotis

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

277Tropical MockingbirdMimus gilvus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

278/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus
279Pale-breasted ThrushTurdus leucomelas

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

280House SparrowPasser domesticus

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

281Trinidad EuphoniaEuphonia trinitatis
282Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostris

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

283Tocuyo SparrowArremonops tocuyensis

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

284Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
285Red-breasted MeadowlarkLeistes militaris
286Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus cela
287Orange-crowned OrioleIcterus auricapillus
288Venezuelan TroupialIcterus icterus
289Yellow OrioleIcterus nigrogularis
290/Baltimore Oriole/Icterus galbula
291Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
292Bronzed CowbirdMolothrus aeneus
293Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorus
294Great-tailed GrackleQuiscalus mexicanus
295Carib GrackleQuiscalus lugubris
296Yellow-hooded BlackbirdChrysomus icterocephalus

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

297Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
298/Prothonotary Warbler/Protonotaria citrea
299/Tennessee Warbler/Leiothlypis peregrina
300Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
301/American Redstart/Setophaga ruticilla
302Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi
303Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
304/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fusca
305Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
306Chestnut-sided WarblerSetophaga pensylvanica
307/Blackpoll Warbler/Setophaga striata

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

308/Summer Tanager/Piranga rubra
309Vermilion CardinalCardinalis phoeniceus
310/Rose-breasted Grosbeak/Pheucticus ludovicianus
311/Dickcissel/Spiza americana

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

312Crimson-backed TanagerRamphocelus dimidiatus
313Blue-capped TanagerSporathraupis cyanocephala
314Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
315Glaucous TanagerThraupis glaucocolpa
316Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
317Bicolored ConebillConirostrum bicolor
318Saffron FinchSicalis flaveola
319Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
320Lesson's SeedeaterSporophila bouvronides
321Ruddy-breasted SeedeaterSporophila minuta
322Chestnut-bellied Seed-FinchSporophila angolensis
323Gray SeedeaterSporophila intermedia
324Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollis
325Pileated FinchCoryphospingus pileatus
326BananaquitCoereba flaveola
327Black-faced GrassquitMelanospiza bicolor
328Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus
329Orinocan SaltatorSaltator orenocensis
330Olivaceous SaltatorSaltator olivascens
331Streaked 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.

OTHER LOCALES

PRESENCE CODES

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