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COSTA RICA
BIRDING TOUR
ANY TIME*

Duration:9 days, 8 nights
Group Size:2-8
Anytime Price:$3475
Group Price:$3175
Single Suppl:$375
Est #Species:275-325
Pace:Moderate
Difficulty:Moderate
* This tour is available for any dates of your choosing provided guide services and accommodations are available.

List of species found in some or all areas included on the tour. List may be incomplete. The table indicates 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. See sidebar for meaning of location codes and symbols associated with common names.*

color codes

 
Tinamous: Tinamidae

1Highland TinamouNothocercus bonaparteiARL,MVC
2Great TinamouTinamus majorARL,CA,CMLFC
3Little TinamouCrypturellus souiARL,CAUC
4Thicket TinamouCrypturellus cinnamomeus ?

 
Ducks: Anatidae

5Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalisCAFC
6Muscovy DuckCairina moschataARL?
7Blue-winged TealSpatula discorsARL?
8Masked DuckNomonyx dominicusARL?

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

9Plain ChachalacaOrtalis vetulaMV?
10Gray-headed ChachalacaOrtalis cinereicepsARL,CML,MV?
11Crested GuanPenelope purpurascensARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
FC
12Black GuanChamaepetes unicolorARL,MV?
13Great CurassowCrax rubraARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

14Crested BobwhiteColinus cristatusMV?
15Black-eared Wood-QuailOdontophorus melanotisCML?
16Black-breasted Wood-QuailOdontophorus leucolaemusARL,MV?

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

17Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicusARL,CAUC
18Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podicepsCAVR

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

19Rock PigeonColumba liviaCML?
20Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensisARL,CML?
21Red-billed PigeonPatagioenas flavirostrisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
22Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciataARL,CML,MV?
23Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinaceaARL,CML,MV?
24Short-billed PigeonPatagioenas nigrirostrisARL,CA,CML,HLFC
25Inca DoveColumbina incaCML,HL,MV?
26Common Ground DoveColumbina passerinaARL,CML?
27Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacotiCA,CML,HL,MV?
28Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosaARL,CAFC
29Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montanaARL,CA,MV?
30Violaceous Quail-DoveGeotrygon violaceaMV?
31Olive-backed Quail-DoveLeptotrygon veraguensisCML?
32White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxiCA,CML,HL,MV?
33Gray-chested DoveLeptotila cassiniiARL,CA,CML,HLFC
34Buff-fronted Quail-DoveZentrygon costaricensisMV?
35Purplish-backed Quail-DoveZentrygon lawrenciiARL,CML?
36Chiriqui Quail-DoveZentrygon chiriquensisCML,MV?
37White-winged DoveZenaida asiaticaCML,HL,MV?

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

38Groove-billed AniCrotophaga sulcirostrisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
39Striped CuckooTapera naeviaARL,CAUC
40Lesser Ground-CuckooMorococcyx erythropygusCA,MV?
41Rufous-vented Ground-CuckooNeomorphus geoffroyiHL?
42Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayanaARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
43Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanusARL,CA,MV?

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

44Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennisCAC
45Common NighthawkChordeiles minorARL,CAVR
46Short-tailed NighthawkLurocalis semitorquatusARL,CA,CMLR
47Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
48White-tailed NightjarHydropsalis cayennensis ?
49Chuck-will's-widowAntrostomus carolinensisCML?
50Dusky NightjarAntrostomus saturatusMV?

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

51Great PotooNyctibius grandisARL,CML?
52Northern PotooNyctibius jamaicensisMV?

 
Swifts: Apodidae

53Black SwiftCypseloides nigerARL,MV?
54Chestnut-collared SwiftStreptoprocne rutilaARL,CA,CML,MV?
55White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonarisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
56Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagicaARL?
57Vaux's SwiftChaetura vauxiARL,CML,HL,MV?
58Gray-rumped SwiftChaetura cinereiventrisARL,CML?
59Costa Rican SwiftChaetura fumosaCAC
60Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensisCA,CML,MV?

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

61White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivoraARL,CA,CML,HLUC
62White-tipped SicklebillEutoxeres aquilaARL,CML,MV?
63Bronzy HermitGlaucis aeneusARL,CA,CMLUC
64Band-tailed BarbthroatThrenetes ruckeriARL,CA,CMLUC
65Green HermitPhaethornis guyARL,CML,HL,MV?
66Long-billed HermitPhaethornis longirostrisARL,CA,CML,MV?
67Little Hermit
(Stripe-throated Hermit)
Phaethornis striigularisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
68Green-fronted LancebillDoryfera ludovicaeARL,MV?
69Brown VioletearColibri delphinaeARL,CML,MV?
70Lesser VioletearColibri cyanotusMV?
71Purple-crowned FairyHeliothryx barrotiARL,CA,CML,MV?
72Green ThorntailDiscosura conversiiARL,CML,MV?
73Black-crested CoquetteLophornis helenaeARL,CML,HL?
74White-crested CoquetteLophornis adorabilisCAX
75Green-crowned BrilliantHeliodoxa jaculaARL,CML,MV?
76Magnificent HummingbirdEugenes fulgensMV?
77Long-billed StarthroatHeliomaster longirostrisCA,HLUC
78Plain-capped StarthroatHeliomaster constantiiCA,CML,MV?
79Fiery-throated HummingbirdPanterpe insignisMV?
80White-bellied Mountain-gemLampornis hemileucusMV?
81Purple-throated Mountain-gemLampornis calolaemusARL,CML,HL,MV?
82Magenta-throated WoodstarPhilodice bryantaeMV?
83Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubrisARL,CA,CML,MV?
84Scintillant HummingbirdSelasphorus scintillaMV?
85Canivet's EmeraldCynantus canivetiiCML?
86Violet-headed HummingbirdKlais guimetiARL,CML?
87Violet SabrewingCampylopterus hemileucurusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
88Bronze-tailed PlumeleteerChalybura urochrysiaARL,CML?
89Crowned WoodnymphThalurania colombicaARL,CA,CML,MV?
90SnowcapMicrochera albocoronataARL,CML?
91Coppery-headed EmeraldMicrochera cupreicepsARL,CML,MV?
92Stripe-tailed HummingbirdEupherusa eximiaCML,MV?
93Scaly-breasted HummingbirdPhaeochroa cuvieriiCA,CML,MV?
94Blue-vented HummingbirdSaucerottia hoffmanniARL,CA,MV?
95Cinnamon HummingbirdAmazilia rutilaMV?
96Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatlARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
97Mangrove HummingbirdAmazilia boucardi ?
98Blue-chested HummingbirdPolyerata amabilisARL,CML?
99Charming HummingbirdPolyerata decoraCAUC
100Blue-throated GoldentailChlorestes eliciaeARL,CML,MV?

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

101Uniform CrakeAmaurolimnas concolorARL?
102Gray-cowled Wood-RailAramides cajaneusCAUC
103Common GallinuleGallinula galeataCAX
104Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinicaARL?
105White-throated CrakeLaterallus albigularisARL,CML,MV?

 
Limpkin: Aramidae

106LimpkinAramus guarauna ?

 
Thick-knees: Burhinidae

107Double-striped Thick-kneeBurhinus bistriatus ?

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

108Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanusARL?

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

109Collared PloverCharadrius collarisARL?
110KilldeerCharadrius vociferusARL?

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

111Northern JacanaJacana spinosaARL?

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

112WhimbrelNumenius phaeopusMV?
113Western SandpiperCalidris mauriARL?
114Spotted SandpiperActitis maculariusARL,CA,MV?
115Solitary SandpiperTringa solitariaMV?
116Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleucaARL?
117WilletTringa semipalmataMV?
118Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipesARL?

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

119Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricillaARL?

 
Sunbittern: Eurypygidae

120SunbitternEurypyga heliasARL,CML,MV?

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

121Wood StorkMycteria americanaARL,CML,MV?

 
Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

122Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificensARL,MV?

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

123AnhingaAnhinga anhingaARL?

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

124Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianusARL?

 
Pelicans: Pelecanidae

125Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalisMV?

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

126Fasciated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma fasciatumARL,CAUC
127Bare-throated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma mexicanumARL,CML?
128Great Blue HeronArdea herodiasARL,CML?
129Great EgretArdea albaARL,CML?
130Snowy EgretEgretta thulaARL,CML?
131Little Blue HeronEgretta caeruleaARL,CML,MV?
132Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
133Green HeronButorides virescensARL,CA?
134Boat-billed HeronCochlearius cochleariusARL,CA?

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

135Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajaja ?

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

136Black VultureCoragyps atratusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
137Turkey VultureCathartes auraARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
138King VultureSarcoramphus papaARL,CA,CML,MV?

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

139OspreyPandion haliaetusARL,CML,MV?

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

140White-tailed KiteElanus leucurusARL,CML?
141Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatusCA,MV?
142Gray-headed KiteLeptodon cayanensisARL,CAUC
143Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatusARL,CML,HL,MV?
144Black Hawk-EagleSpizaetus tyrannusARL,CML,MV?
145Ornate Hawk-EagleSpizaetus ornatusARL,CML,HL,MV?
146Black-and-white Hawk-EagleSpizaetus melanoleucusHL?
147Snail KiteRostrhamus sociabilis ?
148Double-toothed KiteHarpagus bidentatusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
149Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensisARL?
150Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbeaMV?
151Tiny HawkAccipiter superciliosusARL,MV?
152Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatusARL,MV?
153Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperiiMV?
154Bicolored HawkAccipiter bicolorARL,MV?
155Common Black HawkButeogallus anthracinusMV?
156Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitingaARL,CML,MV?
157Solitary EagleButeogallus solitariusMV?
158Barred HawkMorphnarchus princepsARL,CML,MV?
159Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostrisARL,CML,HL,MV?
160White HawkPseudastur albicollisARL,CML,MV?
161Semiplumbeous HawkLeucopternis semiplumbeusARL?
162Gray HawkButeo plagiatusARL,CML,HL,MV?
163Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidusCAFC
164Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterusARL,CA,CML,MV?
165Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurusARL,CA,CML,MV?
166Swainson's HawkButeo swainsoniARL,CA,CML,MV?
167Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatusARL,CA,CML,MV?
168Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensisMV?

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

169Barn OwlTyto albaARL,CML,MV?

 
Owls: Strigidae

170Bare-shanked Screech-OwlMegascops clarkiiMV?
171Pacific Screech-OwlMegascops cooperiMVVR
172Crested OwlLophostrix cristataARL,CA,CML,HLR
173Spectacled OwlPulsatrix perspicillataARL,CA,CML,MV?
174Central American Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium griseicepsARL,CML?
175Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianumMV?
176Mottled OwlCiccaba virgataARL,CML,HL,MV?
177Black-and-white OwlCiccaba nigrolineataARL,CA,MV?
178Striped OwlAsio clamatorARL?

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

179Resplendent QuetzalPharomachrus mocinnoARL,MV?
180Lattice-tailed TrogonTrogon clathratusARL,CML?
181Slaty-tailed TrogonTrogon massenaARL,CA,CML,HLFC
182Black-headed TrogonTrogon melanocephalusCA,CML?
183Baird's TrogonTrogon bairdiiCAFC
184Gartered TrogonTrogon caligatusARL,CA,CML,HLC
185Black-throated TrogonTrogon rufusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
186Collared TrogonTrogon collarisARL,CML,HL,MV?

 
Motmots: Momotidae

187Tody MotmotHylomanes momotulaCML,HL?
188Lesson's MotmotMomotus lessoniiCML,HL,MV?
189Rufous MotmotBaryphthengus martiiARL,CML?
190Keel-billed MotmotElectron carinatumARL,CML?
191Broad-billed MotmotElectron platyrhynchumARL,CML,HL,MV?
192Turquoise-browed MotmotEumomota superciliosaCA,CML,MV?

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

193Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquataARL?
194Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyonARL?
195Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazonaARL?
196American Pygmy KingfisherChloroceryle aenea ?
197Green KingfisherChloroceryle americanaARL,MV?

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

198White-necked PuffbirdNotharchus hyperrhynchusARL?
199White-whiskered PuffbirdMalacoptila panamensisCAFC
200Lanceolated MonkletMicromonacha lanceolataARL?
201White-fronted NunbirdMonasa morphoeusARL,CML,HL?

 
Jacamars: Galbulidae

202Rufous-tailed JacamarGalbula ruficaudaARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?

 
New World Barbets: Capitonidae

203Red-headed BarbetEubucco bourcieriiARL,MV?

 
Toucan-Barbets: Semnornithidae

204Prong-billed BarbetSemnornis frantziiARL,HL,MV?

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

205Northern Emerald-ToucanetAulacorhynchus prasinusARL,MV?
206Collared AracariPteroglossus torquatusARL,CML,HL?
207Fiery-billed AracariPteroglossus frantziiCA,HL,MV?
208Yellow-eared ToucanetSelenidera spectabilisARL,CML,HL?
209Yellow-throated ToucanRamphastos ambiguusARL,CA,CML,HLFC
210Keel-billed ToucanRamphastos sulfuratusARL,CML,HL,MV?

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

211Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus variusCA,MV?
212Golden-naped WoodpeckerMelanerpes chrysauchenCAFC
213Black-cheeked WoodpeckerMelanerpes pucheraniARL,CML,HL?
214Hoffmann's WoodpeckerMelanerpes hoffmanniiARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
215Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosusMV?
216Smoky-brown WoodpeckerDryobates fumigatusARL,CML,MV?
217Pale-billed WoodpeckerCampephilus guatemalensisARL,CA,CML,MV?
218Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatusARL,CA,CML,MV?
219Cinnamon WoodpeckerCeleus loricatusCML?
220Chestnut-colored WoodpeckerCeleus castaneusCML?
221Rufous-winged WoodpeckerPiculus simplexARL,CA,CML,HLUC
222Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosusARL,CML,MV?

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

223Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollisARL,CA,CML,MV?
224Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatusCA,MV?
225Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriwayARL,CA,CML,HLC
226Yellow-headed CaracaraMilvago chimachimaCML,MV?
227Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnansARL,CA,CML,MV?
228American KestrelFalco sparveriusARL,CML,MV?
229MerlinFalco columbariusCAR
230Bat FalconFalco rufigularisARL,CA,CML,MV?
231Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusARL,CA,MV?

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

232Red-fronted ParrotletTouit costaricensisMV?
233Barred ParakeetBolborhynchus lineolaMV?
234Orange-chinned ParakeetBrotogeris jugularisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
235Brown-hooded ParrotPyrilia haematotisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
236White-crowned ParrotPionus senilisARL,CA,CMLFC
237Red-lored ParrotAmazona autumnalisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
238Yellow-naped ParrotAmazona auropalliata ?
239White-fronted ParrotAmazona albifronsCML,MV?
240Mealy ParrotAmazona farinosaARL,CA,CML,HLFC
241Sulphur-winged ParakeetPyrrhura hoffmanniMV?
242Olive-throated ParakeetEupsittula nanaARL,CML?
243Orange-fronted ParakeetEupsittula canicularisCML,MV?
244Great Green MacawAra ambiguusMV?
245Scarlet MacawAra macaoCA,MV?
246Crimson-fronted ParakeetPsittacara finschiARL,CML,MV?

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

247Fasciated AntshrikeCymbilaimus lineatusARL,CML?
248Great AntshrikeTaraba majorARL,CA,CMLR
249Barred AntshrikeThamnophilus doliatusARL,CA,CML,MV?
250Western Slaty-Antshrike
(Black-crowned Antshrike)
Thamnophilus atrinuchaCML?
251Black-hooded AntshrikeThamnophilus bridgesiCA,HLA
252Russet AntshrikeThamnistes anabatinusARL,CA,CML,MV?
253Plain AntvireoDysithamnus mentalisARL,CML,MV?
254Streak-crowned AntvireoDysithamnus striaticepsARL,CML,HL?
255Checker-throated StipplethroatEpinecrophylla fulviventrisHL?
256Slaty AntwrenMyrmotherula schisticolorARL,CA,CML,MV?
257Dot-winged AntwrenMicrorhopias quixensisARL,CAC
258Dusky AntbirdCercomacroides tyranninaARL,CA,CMLC
259Bare-crowned AntbirdGymnocichla nudicepsARL?
260Chestnut-backed AntbirdPoliocrania exsulARL,CA,CML,HLC
261Dull-mantled AntbirdSipia laemostictaARL,CML?
262Zeledon's AntbirdHafferia zeledoniARL,CML,MV?
263Bicolored AntbirdGymnopithys bicolorARL,CA,CML,HLUC
264Spotted AntbirdHylophylax naevioidesARL,CML,HL?
265Ocellated AntbirdPhaenostictus mcleannaniARL,CML,HL?

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

266Scaled AntpittaGrallaria guatimalensisMV?
267Streak-chested AntpittaHylopezus perspicillatusCA,MV?
268Thicket AntpittaMyrmothera divesARL,CML?

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

269Silvery-fronted TapaculoScytalopus argentifronsARL,MV?

 
Antthrushes: Formicariidae

270Black-faced AntthrushFormicarius analisCA,CML,MV?
271Black-headed AntthrushFormicarius nigricapillusARL,CML?
272Rufous-breasted AntthrushFormicarius rufipectusMV?

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

273Middle American LeaftosserSclerurus mexicanusCML,MV?
274Scaly-throated LeaftosserSclerurus guatemalensisCAVR
275Gray-throated LeaftosserSclerurus albigularisHL,MV?
276Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillusARL,CA,CML,MV?
277Ruddy WoodcreeperDendrocincla homochroaMV?
278Tawny-winged WoodcreeperDendrocincla anabatinaCAUC
279Plain-brown WoodcreeperDendrocincla fuliginosaMV?
280Wedge-billed WoodcreeperGlyphorynchus spirurusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
281Northern Barred-WoodcreeperDendrocolaptes sanctithomaeARL,CA,CML,MV?
282Strong-billed WoodcreeperXiphocolaptes promeropirhynchusMV?
283Cocoa WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus susurransCA,CMLC
284Black-striped WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus lachrymosusCA,CMLUC
285Spotted WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus erythropygiusARL,CML,HL,MV?
286Brown-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus pusillusARL,MV?
287Streak-headed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes souleyetiiARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
288Plain XenopsXenops minutusARL,CA,CMLC
289Buffy TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes lawrenciiMV?
290Scaly-throated Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia variegaticepsMV?
291Lineated Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla subalarisARL,MV?
292Buff-fronted Foliage-gleanerDendroma rufumCML?
293Streak-breasted TreehunterThripadectes rufobrunneusMV?
294Buff-throated Foliage-gleanerAutomolus ochrolaemusARL,CA,CML,HLFC
295Western Woodhaunter**Automolus virgatusARL?
296Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescensARL,MV?
297Ruddy TreerunnerMargarornis rubiginosusMV?
298Red-faced SpinetailCranioleuca erythropsARL,MV?
299Slaty SpinetailSynallaxis brachyuraARL,CML?

 
Manakins: Pipridae

300Long-tailed ManakinChiroxiphia linearisCA,CML,HL,MV?
301White-ruffed ManakinCorapipo alteraARL,CML,HL,MV?
302Blue-crowned ManakinLepidothrix coronataCAFC
303White-collared ManakinManacus candeiARL,CML?
304Orange-collared ManakinManacus aurantiacusCAC
305Red-capped ManakinCeratopipra mentalisARL,CAFC

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

306Purple-throated FruitcrowQuerula purpurataCML?
307Bare-necked UmbrellabirdCephalopterus glabricollisARL,CML,MV?
308Lovely CotingaCotinga amabilisCML,HL?
309Turquoise CotingaCotinga ridgwayiCAR
310Rufous PihaLipaugus unirufusCAUC
311Three-wattled BellbirdProcnias tricarunculatusARL,CA,CML,MV?
312Yellow-billed CotingaCarpodectes antoniaeCAR

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

313Black-crowned TityraTityra inquisitorARL,CA,CMLFC
314Masked TityraTityra semifasciataARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
315Northern SchiffornisSchiffornis veraepacisARL,CA,CMLUC
316Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolorMV?
317Cinnamon BecardPachyramphus cinnamomeusARL,CA,CML,MV?
318White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterusARL,CA,HLFC
319Black-and-white BecardPachyramphus albogriseusCA,MV?
320Rose-throated BecardPachyramphus aglaiaeCA,CML,MV?

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

321SharpbillOxyruncus cristatusHL,MV?
322Northern Royal-FlycatcherOnychorhynchus mexicanusCAFC
323Ruddy-tailed FlycatcherTerenotriccus erythrurusCAUC
324Sulphur-rumped FlycatcherMyiobius sulphureipygiusARL,CA,CMLFC
325Black-tailed FlycatcherMyiobius atricaudusCAR

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

326Stub-tailed SpadebillPlatyrinchus cancrominusCAUC
327White-throated SpadebillPlatyrinchus mystaceusARL,CML,MV?
328Golden-crowned SpadebillPlatyrinchus coronatusCAFC
329Olive-striped FlycatcherMionectes olivaceusARL,CML,MV?
330Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
331Slaty-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon superciliarisARL,CML,MV?
332Rufous-browed TyrannuletPhylloscartes superciliarisARL,MV?
333Scale-crested Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus pileatusARL,CML,HL,MV?
334Northern BentbillOncostoma cinereigulareARL,CA,CMLFC
335Slate-headed Tody-Tyrant
(Slate-headed Tody-Flycatcher)
Poecilotriccus sylviaCA,MV?
336Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereumARL,CA,CML,MV?
337Black-headed Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum nigricepsARL,CML?
338Eye-ringed FlatbillRhynchocyclus brevirostrisARL,CA,CML,MV?
339Yellow-olive FlycatcherTolmomyias sulphurescensARL,CA,CML,MV?
340Yellow-margined FlycatcherTolmomyias assimilisARL?
341Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletumCA,MV?
342Yellow-bellied TyrannuletOrnithion semiflavumCAR
343Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveolaARL,CA,CMLFC
344Yellow-crowned TyrannuletTyrannulus elatusCAVR
345Greenish ElaeniaMyiopagis viridicataCA,CML,MV?
346Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogasterARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
347Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensisCML?
348Mountain ElaeniaElaenia frantziiARL,CML,MV?
349Torrent TyrannuletSerpophaga cinereaARL,MV?
350Paltry TyrannuletZimmerius vilissimusARL,CML,HL,MV?
351Tufted FlycatcherMitrephanes phaeocercusMV?
352Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperiARL,CA,CML,MV?
353Dark PeweeContopus lugubrisMV?
354Western Wood-PeweeContopus sordidulusARL,CML,MV?
355Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virensCA,CML,MV?
356Tropical PeweeContopus cinereusARL,CML,MV?
357Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventrisCA,CML,MV?
358Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescensCA,MV?
359Alder FlycatcherEmpidonax alnorumCA,MV?
360Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax trailliiCA,MV?
361Least FlycatcherEmpidonax minimusCA,CML,MV?
362Yellowish FlycatcherEmpidonax flavescensARL,MV?
363Black PhoebeSayornis nigricansARL,CML,MV?
364Northern Scrub-FlycatcherSublegatus arenarum ?
365Long-tailed TyrantColonia colonusARL,CML?
366Bright-rumped AttilaAttila spadiceusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
367Rufous MournerRhytipterna holerythraARL,CA,CML,HLFC
368Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculiferARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
369Panama FlycatcherMyiarchus panamensis ?
370Nutting's FlycatcherMyiarchus nuttingiMV?
371Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitusARL,CA,CML,MV?
372Brown-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus tyrannulusCA,MV?
373Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
374Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitanguaARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
375Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
376Gray-capped FlycatcherMyiozetetes granadensisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
377White-ringed FlycatcherConopias albovittatusCML,HL?
378Golden-bellied FlycatcherMyiodynastes hemichrysusARL,CML,MV?
379Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatusCA,MV?
380Sulphur-bellied FlycatcherMyiodynastes luteiventrisARL,CML,MV?
381Piratic FlycatcherLegatus leucophaiusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
382Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
383Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannusARL,CA,MV?
384Scissor-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus forficatusCML,MV?

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

385Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensisMV?
386Green Shrike-VireoVireolanius pulchellusCA,CML,MV?
387Tawny-crowned GreenletTunchironis ochraceicepsARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
388Lesser GreenletPachysilvia decurtataARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
389Mangrove VireoVireo pallens ?
390Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifronsARL,CA,CML,MV?
391Blue-headed VireoVireo solitariusMV?
392Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrysMV?
393Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicusARL,CA,CML,MV?
394Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceusARL,CA,CML,MV?
395Yellow-green VireoVireo flavoviridisARL,CA,CML,MV?

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

396Azure-hooded JayCyanolyca cucullataARL,MV?
397White-throated Magpie-JayCalocitta formosaARL,CML,MV?
398Brown JayPsilorhinus morioARL,CML,MV?

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

399Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleucaARL,CML,HL,MV?
400Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
401Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
402Purple MartinProgne subisARL,CA,MV?
403Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybeaCA,CML,HL,MV?
404Brown-chested MartinProgne taperaARLVR
405Mangrove SwallowTachycineta albilineaARL?
406Violet-green SwallowTachycineta thalassinaMV?
407Bank SwallowRiparia ripariaARL,CML?
408Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaARL,CA,CML,MV?
409Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonotaCA,CML,MV?

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

410Tawny-faced GnatwrenMicrobates cinereiventrisARL,CML?
411Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurusARL,CA,CMLFC
412White-browed GnatcatcherPolioptila bilineataARL,CA,CML,MV?
413White-lored GnatcatcherPolioptila albiloris ?

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

414Nightingale WrenMicrocerculus philomelaARL,CML,HL,MV?
415Scaly-breasted WrenMicrocerculus marginatusCAUC
416House WrenTroglodytes aedonARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
417Ochraceous WrenTroglodytes ochraceusARL,MV?
418Band-backed WrenCampylorhynchus zonatusARL,CML,MV?
419Rufous-naped WrenCampylorhynchus rufinuchaCA,CML,MV?
420Black-bellied WrenPheugopedius fasciatoventrisCAFC
421Rufous-breasted WrenPheugopedius rutilusCA,MV?
422Black-throated WrenPheugopedius atrogularisARL,CML?
423Banded WrenThryophilus pleurostictusCML?
424Rufous-and-white WrenThryophilus rufalbusCA,MV?
425Stripe-breasted WrenCantorchilus thoracicusARL,CML,HL?
426Cabanis's WrenCantorchilus modestusCA,CML,MV?
427Canebrake WrenCantorchilus zeledoniARL?
428Riverside WrenCantorchilus semibadiusCAC
429Bay WrenCantorchilus nigricapillusARL,CML?
430White-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucostictaARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
431Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrysARL,CML,HL,MV?
432Song WrenCyphorhinus phaeocephalusARL,CML,HL?

 
Dippers: Cinclidae

433American DipperCinclus mexicanusARL,MV?

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

434Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensisMV?

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

435Black-faced SolitaireMyadestes melanopsARL,MV?
436Black-billed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus gracilirostrisMV?
437Orange-billed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus aurantiirostrisHL,MV?
438Slaty-backed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus fuscaterARL,MV?
439Ruddy-capped Nightingale-ThrushCatharus frantziiMV?
440Black-headed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus mexicanusARL,CML,HL,MV?
441Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimusCA,MV?
442Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
443Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelinaARL,CA,CML,MV?
444Mountain ThrushTurdus plebejusCML,MV?
445Pale-vented ThrushTurdus obsoletusARL,CML,MV?
446White-throated ThrushTurdus assimilisARL,CML,MV?
447Clay-colored ThrushTurdus grayiARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
448Sooty ThrushTurdus nigrescensMV?

 
Waxwings: Bombycillidae

449Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorumARL,MV?

 
Silky-flycatchers: Ptiliogonatidae

450Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcherPhainoptila melanoxanthaMV?

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

451House SparrowPasser domesticusCML?

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

452Elegant EuphoniaChlorophonia elegantissimaMV?
453Golden-browed ChlorophoniaChlorophonia callophrysARL,MV?
454Scrub EuphoniaEuphonia affinisCA,MV?
455Yellow-crowned EuphoniaEuphonia luteicapillaARL,CA,CML,MV?
456White-vented EuphoniaEuphonia minutaARL,CML?
457Yellow-throated EuphoniaEuphonia hirundinaceaARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
458Spot-crowned EuphoniaEuphonia imitansCAFC
459Olive-backed EuphoniaEuphonia gouldiARL,CML,HL?
460Tawny-capped EuphoniaEuphonia anneaeARL,CML,MV?

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

461Sooty-capped ChlorospingusChlorospingus pileatusMV?
462Common ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavopectusARL,CML,HL,MV?
463Stripe-headed SparrowPeucaea ruficaudaCML?
464Olive SparrowArremonops rufivirgatus ?
465Black-striped SparrowArremonops conirostrisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
466Orange-billed SparrowArremon aurantiirostrisARL,CA,CML,MV?
467Chestnut-capped BrushfinchArremon brunneinuchaARL,MV?
468Sooty-faced FinchArremon crassirostrisMV?
469Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensisARL,CML,MV?
470Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolniiMV?
471White-eared Ground-SparrowMelozone leucotisMV?
472White-naped BrushfinchAtlapetes albinuchaMV?
473Yellow-thighed BrushfinchAtlapetes tibialisMV?

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

474Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magnaARL,CML,HL,MV?
475Yellow-billed CaciqueAmblycercus holosericeusARL,MV?
476Chestnut-headed OropendolaPsarocolius wagleriARL,CML,MV?
477Montezuma OropendolaPsarocolius montezumaARL,CML,MV?
478Scarlet-rumped CaciqueCacicus uropygialisARL,CML?
479Black-cowled OrioleIcterus prosthemelasARL,CML,HL?
480Orchard OrioleIcterus spuriusARL,CA,MV?
481Streak-backed OrioleIcterus pustulatus ?
482Spot-breasted OrioleIcterus pectoralis ?
483Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbulaARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
484Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceusCML?
485Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensisCML?
486Bronzed CowbirdMolothrus aeneusARL,CML,MV?
487Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorusARL,CML?
488Melodious BlackbirdDives divesCML,HL,MV?
489Great-tailed GrackleQuiscalus mexicanusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

490OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillaARL,CA,CML,MV?
491Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorumCA,MV?
492Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacillaARL,CA,MV?
493Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensisARL,CA,CML,MV?
494Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysopteraARL,CA,CML,MV?
495Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta variaARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
496Tennessee WarblerLeiothlypis peregrinaARL,CA,CML,MV?
497Gray-crowned YellowthroatGeothlypis poliocephalaARL,CML,MV?
498MacGillivray's WarblerGeothlypis tolmieiMV?
499Mourning WarblerGeothlypis philadelphiaARL,CA,CML,MV?
500Kentucky WarblerGeothlypis formosaARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
501Olive-crowned YellowthroatGeothlypis semiflavaARL,CML,HL,MV?
502Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichasMV?
503Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrinaARL,CAUC
504American RedstartSetophaga ruticillaARL,CA,CML,MV?
505Cerulean WarblerSetophaga ceruleaARL,MV?
506Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumiARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
507Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnoliaCAVR
508Bay-breasted WarblerSetophaga castaneaARL?
509Blackburnian WarblerSetophaga fuscaARL,CML,HL,MV?
510Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechiaARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
511Chestnut-sided WarblerSetophaga pensylvanicaARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
512Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronataARL,MV?
513Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominicaARL?
514Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolorMV?
515Townsend's WarblerSetophaga townsendiMV?
516Hermit WarblerSetophaga occidentalisARL,MV?
517Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virensARL,CML,MV?
518Chestnut-capped WarblerBasileuterus delattriiMV?
519Golden-crowned WarblerBasileuterus culicivorusARL,CML,HL,MV?
520Costa Rican WarblerBasileuterus melanotisMV?
521Buff-rumped WarblerMyiothlypis fulvicaudaARL,CA,CML,MV?
522Canada WarblerCardellina canadensisARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
523Wilson's WarblerCardellina pusillaARL,CML,MV?
524Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatusARL,HL,MV?
525Collared RedstartMyioborus torquatusMV?
526WrenthrushZeledonia coronataMV?

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

527Hepatic TanagerPiranga flavaARL,CML,HL,MV?
528Summer TanagerPiranga rubraARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
529Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivaceaARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
530Western TanagerPiranga ludovicianaARL?
531White-winged TanagerPiranga leucopteraMV?
532Red-crowned Ant-TanagerHabia rubicaHL,MV?
533Red-throated Ant-TanagerHabia fuscicaudaARL,CML?
534Carmiol's TanagerChlorothraupis carmioliARL,CML,HL?
535Black-faced GrosbeakCaryothraustes poliogasterARL,CML,MV?
536Black-thighed GrosbeakPheucticus tibialisARL,HL,MV?
537Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianusARL,CML,MV?
538Blue SeedeaterAmaurospiza concolorMV?
539Blue-black GrosbeakCyanoloxia cyanoidesARL,CA,CML,HLC
540Blue GrosbeakPasserina caeruleaMV?
541Indigo BuntingPasserina cyaneaARL,CA,MV?
542Painted BuntingPasserina cirisCAFC
543DickcisselSpiza americanaMV?

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

544Gray-headed TanagerEucometis penicillataCA,MV?
545White-shouldered TanagerLoriotus luctuosusCA,CMLC
546White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufusARL,CAUC
547White-throated Shrike-TanagerLanio leucothoraxCML?
548Crimson-collared TanagerRamphocelus sanguinolentusARL,CML,MV?
549Scarlet-rumped TanagerRamphocelus passeriniiARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
550Blue-and-gold TanagerBangsia arcaeiARL,CML,MV?
551Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
552Palm TanagerThraupis palmarumARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
553Golden-hooded TanagerStilpnia larvataARL,CA,CML,HLC
554Spangle-cheeked TanagerTangara dowiiMV?
555Plain-colored TanagerTangara inornataARL?
556Rufous-winged TanagerTangara laviniaARL,CML?
557Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrolaARL,CA,CML,MV?
558Emerald TanagerTangara floridaARL,CML?
559Silver-throated TanagerTangara icterocephalaARL,CML,MV?
560Scarlet-thighed DacnisDacnis venustaARL,CML,HL,MV?
561Blue DacnisDacnis cayanaCA,CMLUC
562Shining HoneycreeperCyanerpes lucidusARL,CML?
563Red-legged HoneycreeperCyanerpes cyaneusARL,CA,CML,HL
MV
?
564Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spizaARL,CA,CML,HLFC
565Black-and-yellow TanagerChrysothlypis chrysomelasARL,CML?
566Slaty FlowerpiercerDiglossa plumbeaARL,MV?
567Slaty FinchSpodiornis rusticaMV?
568Peg-billed FinchAcanthidops bairdiMV?
569Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarinaARL,CA,CML,MV?
570Thick-billed Seed-FinchSporophila funereaARL,CML?
571Variable SeedeaterSporophila corvinaCA,CML,HL,MV?
572Morelet's SeedeaterSporophila morelletiARL,CML,HL?
573BananaquitCoereba flaveolaARL,CML,MV?
574Yellow-faced GrassquitTiaris olivaceusARL,CML,HL,MV?
575Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximusARL,CA,CML,MV?
576Black-headed SaltatorSaltator atricepsARL?
577Cinnamon-bellied SaltatorSaltator grandisARL,CML,HL,MV?
578Slate-colored GrosbeakSaltator grossusARL,MV?

 * 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.

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PRESENCE CODES

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\\Austral Visitor
||Transient
##Non-breeding Dispersal
<>Erratic/Irregular
()Breeding Season Only
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OCCURRENCE CODES

AAbundant/Very Common
CCommon
FCFairly/Locally Common
UCUncommon/Scarce
RRare/Very Scarce
VRVery Rare
XAccidental/Vagrant
?Uncertain