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SOUTHERN COSTA RICA BIRDING TOUR

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COSTA RICA
BIRDING TOUR
ANY TIME*

Duration:9 days, 8 nights
Group Size:2-8
Anytime Price:$3495
Group Price:$3195
Single Suppl:$350
Est #Species:275-325
Pace:Easy
Difficulty:Easy
* 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 bonaparteiSG,THUC
2Great TinamouTinamus majorBRT,CA,OS?
3Little TinamouCrypturellus souiBRT,CA,OS?

 
Ducks: Anatidae

4Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalisBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
5Muscovy DuckCairina moschataBRT,OS,TAUC
6Blue-winged TealSpatula discorsTAX
7American WigeonMareca americanaTAX
8Northern PintailAnas acutaTAX
9Lesser ScaupAythya affinisBRT,OS,TAX
10Masked DuckNomonyx dominicusTAX

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

11Gray-headed ChachalacaOrtalis cinereicepsBRT,OS?
12Crested GuanPenelope purpurascensBRT,CA,OS?
13Black GuanChamaepetes unicolorSG,THUC
14Great CurassowCrax rubraBRT,CA,OS?

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

15Buffy-crowned Wood-PartridgeDendrortyx leucophrysSGR
16Crested BobwhiteColinus cristatusOS,TAFC
17Marbled Wood-QuailOdontophorus gujanensisBRT,OS?
18Black-breasted Wood-QuailOdontophorus leucolaemusSGUC
19Spotted Wood-QuailOdontophorus guttatusSG,THUC

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

20Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicusBRT,CA,OS?
21Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podicepsCAVR

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

22Rock PigeonColumba liviaTAFC
23Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensisBRT,OS,TAR
24Red-billed PigeonPatagioenas flavirostrisBRT,CA,OS,TAC
25Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciataSG,THA
26Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinaceaSG,THA
27Short-billed PigeonPatagioenas nigrirostrisBRT,CA,OS?
28Inca DoveColumbina incaTAA
29Common Ground DoveColumbina passerinaTAFC
30Plain-breasted Ground DoveColumbina minutaTAUC
31Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacotiBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
32Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosaBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
33Maroon-chested Ground DoveParaclaravis mondetouraTHX
34Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montanaBRT,CA,OS?
35White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxiBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
A
36Gray-chested DoveLeptotila cassiniiBRT,CA,OS?
37Buff-fronted Quail-DoveZentrygon costaricensisSG,THUC
38Chiriqui Quail-DoveZentrygon chiriquensisSG,THR
39White-winged DoveZenaida asiaticaTAA
40Mourning DoveZenaida macrouraTAR

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

41Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga aniBRT,OS?
42Groove-billed AniCrotophaga sulcirostrisCA,TAA
43Striped CuckooTapera naeviaBRT,CA,OS,TAUC
44Lesser Ground-CuckooMorococcyx erythropygusCA,TA?
45Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayanaBRT,CA,OS,TAC
46Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanusCA,TAR
47Mangrove CuckooCoccyzus minorOS,TAR
48Black-billed CuckooCoccyzus erythropthalmusTAVR

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

49Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennisBRT,CA,OS,TAC
50Common NighthawkChordeiles minorTAUC
51Short-tailed NighthawkLurocalis semitorquatusCA,OS?
52Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollisBRT,CA,OS,TAC
53White-tailed NightjarHydropsalis cayennensisOS?
54Chuck-will's-widowAntrostomus carolinensisTAR
55Dusky NightjarAntrostomus saturatusSG,THFC

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

56Common PotooNyctibius griseusBRT,OS?
57Northern PotooNyctibius jamaicensisTAX

 
Swifts: Apodidae

58Black SwiftCypseloides nigerBRT,OS,SG,THVR
59White-chinned SwiftCypseloides cryptusSG?
60Spot-fronted SwiftCypseloides cherrieiSG,TH?
61Chestnut-collared SwiftStreptoprocne rutilaCA,SG,TA,THFC
62White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonarisBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA,TH
C
63Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagicaTAFC
64Vaux's SwiftChaetura vauxiSG,THC
65Costa Rican SwiftChaetura fumosaBRT,CA,OS,TAC
66Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensisBRT,CA,OS,TAFC

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

67White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivoraBRT,CA,OS?
68White-tipped SicklebillEutoxeres aquilaBRT,OS?
69Bronzy HermitGlaucis aeneusBRT,CA,OS?
70Band-tailed BarbthroatThrenetes ruckeriBRT,CA,OS?
71Long-billed HermitPhaethornis longirostrisBRT,CA,OS?
72Little Hermit
(Stripe-throated Hermit)
Phaethornis striigularisBRT,CA,OS?
73Green-fronted LancebillDoryfera ludovicaeSG,THUC
74Lesser VioletearColibri cyanotusSG,THA
75Purple-crowned FairyHeliothryx barrotiBRT,CA,OS?
76Green-breasted MangoAnthracothorax prevostiiBRT,OS,TAFC
77White-crested CoquetteLophornis adorabilisBRT,CA,OS?
78Green-crowned BrilliantHeliodoxa jaculaSG,THR
79Magnificent HummingbirdEugenes fulgensSG,THA
80Long-billed StarthroatHeliomaster longirostrisBRT,CA,OS?
81Plain-capped StarthroatHeliomaster constantiiCA,TAR
82Fiery-throated HummingbirdPanterpe insignisTHFC
83Gray-tailed Mountain-gem**Lampornis cinereicaudaSGA
84Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubrisCA,TAFC
85Volcano HummingbirdSelasphorus flammulaSG,THA
86Scintillant HummingbirdSelasphorus scintillaSGA
87Garden EmeraldChlorostilbon assimilisBRT,OS?
88Violet-headed HummingbirdKlais guimetiBRT,OS?
89Violet SabrewingCampylopterus hemileucurusBRT,CA,OS,SG
TH
UC
90Crowned WoodnymphThalurania colombicaBRT,CA,OS?
91White-tailed EmeraldMicrochera chionuraTH?
92Stripe-tailed HummingbirdEupherusa eximiaSG,THR
93Scaly-breasted HummingbirdPhaeochroa cuvieriiBRT,CA,OS,TAC
94Blue-vented HummingbirdSaucerottia hoffmanniCA,SG,TAFC
95Cinnamon HummingbirdAmazilia rutilaTAUC
96Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatlBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
C
97Mangrove HummingbirdAmazilia boucardiBRT,OS,TAUC
98Charming HummingbirdPolyerata decoraBRT,CA,OS?
99Blue-throated GoldentailChlorestes eliciaeBRT,OS?

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

100Paint-billed CrakeMustelirallus erythropsOS?
101Uniform CrakeAmaurolimnas concolorOS?
102Rufous-necked Wood-RailAramides axillarisTAUC
103Gray-cowled Wood-RailAramides cajaneusBRT,CA,OS?
104SoraPorzana carolinaTAR
105Common GallinuleGallinula galeataCAX
106Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinicaBRT,OS,TAFC
107Yellow-breasted CrakeHapalocrex flaviventerTAVR
108White-throated CrakeLaterallus albigularisBRT,OS,TAR

 
Finfoots: Heliornithidae

109SungrebeHeliornis fulicaOS?

 
Limpkin: Aramidae

110LimpkinAramus guaraunaTAVR

 
Thick-knees: Burhinidae

111Double-striped Thick-kneeBurhinus bistriatusBRT,TAUC

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

112Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanusBRT,OS,TAC

 
Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae

113American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatusOS,TAR

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

114Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarolaBRT,OS,TAA
115American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominicaOS,TAR
116Southern LapwingVanellus chilensisTAR
117Collared PloverCharadrius collarisBRT,OS,TAUC
118Snowy PloverCharadrius nivosusTAVR
119Wilson's PloverCharadrius wilsoniaOS,TAC
120Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatusBRT,OS,TAA
121KilldeerCharadrius vociferusTAX

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

122Northern JacanaJacana spinosaBRT,OS,TAC
123Wattled JacanaJacana jacanaBRTX

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

124Upland SandpiperBartramia longicaudaTAC
125WhimbrelNumenius phaeopusBRT,OS,TAC
126Long-billed CurlewNumenius americanusOS?
127Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoaTAVR
128Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpresBRT,OS,TAC
129Red KnotCalidris canutusTAVR
130SurfbirdCalidris virgataTAR
131Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopusBRT,TAR
132SanderlingCalidris albaBRT,OS,TAC
133Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdiiTAR
134Least SandpiperCalidris minutillaOS,TAC
135White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollisTAR
136Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollisTAVR
137Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotosTAUC
138Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusillaOS,TAFC
139Western SandpiperCalidris mauriBRT,OS,TAC
140Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseusBRT,OS,TAFC
141Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicataBRT?
142Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolorTAVR
143Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatusOS?
144Spotted SandpiperActitis maculariusBRT,CA,OS,TAA
145Solitary SandpiperTringa solitariaBRT,OS,SG,TAUC
146Wandering TattlerTringa incanaOS?
147Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleucaBRT,OS,TAFC
148WilletTringa semipalmataBRT,OS,TAC
149Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipesOS,TAFC

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

150Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricillaOS,TAC
151Franklin's GullLeucophaeus pipixcanTAUC
152Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensisTAVR
153Herring GullLarus argentatusTAVR
154Brown NoddyAnous stolidusOS?
155Least TernSternula antillarumTAVR
156Gull-billed TernGelochelidon niloticaTAR
157Caspian TernHydroprogne caspiaTAR
158Black TernChlidonias nigerTAVR
159Common TernSterna hirundoTAUC
160Forster's TernSterna forsteriTAVR
161Royal TernThalasseus maximusBRT,OS,TAC
162Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensisTAFC
163Elegant TernThalasseus elegansTAUC
164Black SkimmerRynchops nigerOS,TAFC

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

165JabiruJabiru mycteriaBRT?
166Wood StorkMycteria americanaBRT,OS,TAC

 
Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

167Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificensBRT,OS,TAA

 
Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae

168Masked BoobySula dactylatraOS?
169Brown BoobySula leucogasterBRT,OS,TAR
170Red-footed BoobySula sulaOS?

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

171AnhingaAnhinga anhingaBRT,OS,TAC

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

172Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianusBRT,OS,TAA

 
Pelicans: Pelecanidae

173Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalisBRT,OS,TAA

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

174Least BitternIxobrychus exilisTAR
175Fasciated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma fasciatumTAC
176Bare-throated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma mexicanumBRT,OS?
177Great Blue HeronArdea herodiasBRT,OS,TAA
178Great EgretArdea albaBRT,OS,TAA
179Snowy EgretEgretta thulaBRT,OS,TAA
180Little Blue HeronEgretta caeruleaBRT,OS,TAA
181Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolorBRT,OS,TAA
182Reddish EgretEgretta rufescensTAUC
183Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
A
184Green HeronButorides virescensBRT,CA,OS,TAA
185Agami HeronAgamia agamiOS?
186Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticoraxTAR
187Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violaceaBRT,OS,TAA
188Boat-billed HeronCochlearius cochleariusBRT,CA,OS,TAFC

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

189White IbisEudocimus albusBRT,OS,TAA
190Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajajaBRT,OS,TAC

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

191Black VultureCoragyps atratusBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA,TH
A
192Turkey VultureCathartes auraBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA,TH
A
193Lesser Yellow-headed VultureCathartes burrovianusOS?
194King VultureSarcoramphus papaBRT,CA,OS?

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

195OspreyPandion haliaetusBRT,OS,TAA

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

196Pearl KiteGampsonyx swainsoniiBRT,OS?
197White-tailed KiteElanus leucurusBRT,OS,TAFC
198Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatusBRT,CA,OS?
199Gray-headed KiteLeptodon cayanensisBRT,CA,OS,TAUC
200Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatusBRT,OS,SG,THFC
201Crested EagleMorphnus guianensisBRT,OS?
202Harpy EagleHarpia harpyjaOS?
203Black Hawk-EagleSpizaetus tyrannusBRT,OS?
204Ornate Hawk-EagleSpizaetus ornatusBRT,OS,SG,THR
205Black-and-white Hawk-EagleSpizaetus melanoleucusOS?
206Black-collared HawkBusarellus nigricollisOS,TAX
207Snail KiteRostrhamus sociabilisOS,TAR
208Double-toothed KiteHarpagus bidentatusBRT,CA,OS?
209Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensisBRT,TAVR
210Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbeaTAFC
211Tiny HawkAccipiter superciliosusBRT,OS?
212Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatusSG,TA,THUC
213Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperiiSG,THR
214Bicolored HawkAccipiter bicolorBRT,OS,SG,THR
215Crane HawkGeranospiza caerulescensBRT,OS,TAUC
216Common Black HawkButeogallus anthracinusBRT,OS,TAC
217Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalisOS?
218Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitingaBRT,OS?
219Solitary EagleButeogallus solitariusBRT,OS?
220Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostrisBRT,OS,TAUC
221Harris's HawkParabuteo unicinctusTAUC
222White-tailed HawkGeranoaetus albicaudatusBRT,OS?
223White HawkPseudastur albicollisBRT,OS?
224Gray HawkButeo plagiatusOS,TAFC
225Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidusCAFC
226Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterusBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA,TH
C
227Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurusBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
228Swainson's HawkButeo swainsoniBRT,OS,SG,THFC
229Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatusBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
230Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensisBRT,OS,SG,THC

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

231Barn OwlTyto albaBRT,OS,TAR

 
Owls: Strigidae

232Bare-shanked Screech-OwlMegascops clarkiiSG,THR
233Tropical Screech-OwlMegascops cholibaTA?
234Pacific Screech-OwlMegascops cooperiTAFC
235Crested OwlLophostrix cristataBRT,CA,OS,TA?
236Spectacled OwlPulsatrix perspicillataBRT,CA,OS,TAUC
237Costa Rican Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium costaricanumSG,THUC
238Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianumTAC
239Mottled OwlCiccaba virgataOS,SG,THUC
240Black-and-white OwlCiccaba nigrolineataBRT,CA,OS,TAUC
241Striped OwlAsio clamatorOS,TA,THR
242Unspotted Saw-whet OwlAegolius ridgwayiSG,THR

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

243Resplendent QuetzalPharomachrus mocinnoSG,THC
244Slaty-tailed TrogonTrogon massenaBRT,CA,OS?
245Black-headed TrogonTrogon melanocephalusBRT,CA,OS,TAC
246Baird's TrogonTrogon bairdiiBRT,CA,OS?
247Gartered TrogonTrogon caligatusBRT,CA,OS,TAC
248Black-throated TrogonTrogon rufusBRT,CA,OS?
249Collared TrogonTrogon collarisBRT,SG,THFC

 
Motmots: Momotidae

250Lesson's MotmotMomotus lessoniiBRT,OS?
251Turquoise-browed MotmotEumomota superciliosaCA,TAFC

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

252Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquataBRT,OS,TAC
253Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyonBRT,OS,TAFC
254Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazonaBRT,OS,TAFC
255American Pygmy KingfisherChloroceryle aeneaBRT,OS,TAFC
256Green KingfisherChloroceryle americanaBRT,OS,TAC

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

257White-necked PuffbirdNotharchus hyperrhynchusBRT,OS,TAUC
258White-whiskered PuffbirdMalacoptila panamensisBRT,CA,OS?

 
Jacamars: Galbulidae

259Rufous-tailed JacamarGalbula ruficaudaBRT,CA,OS?

 
New World Barbets: Capitonidae

260Red-headed BarbetEubucco bourcieriiSGR

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

261Northern Emerald-ToucanetAulacorhynchus prasinusSG,THFC
262Fiery-billed AracariPteroglossus frantziiBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
263Yellow-throated ToucanRamphastos ambiguusBRT,CA,OS?
264Keel-billed ToucanRamphastos sulfuratusBRT,OS?

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

265Olivaceous PiculetPicumnus olivaceusBRT,OS,TAUC
266Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus variusCA,SG,TA,THVR
267Acorn WoodpeckerMelanerpes formicivorusSG,THA
268Golden-naped WoodpeckerMelanerpes chrysauchenBRT,CA,OS?
269Red-crowned WoodpeckerMelanerpes rubricapillusBRT,OS?
270Hoffmann's WoodpeckerMelanerpes hoffmanniiCA,TAA
271Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosusSG,THFC
272Smoky-brown WoodpeckerDryobates fumigatusBRT,OS?
273Red-rumped WoodpeckerDryobates kirkiiBRT?
274Pale-billed WoodpeckerCampephilus guatemalensisBRT,CA,OS?
275Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatusBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
276Rufous-winged WoodpeckerPiculus simplexBRT,CA,OS?
277Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosusSG,THUC

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

278Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollisBRT,OS,SG,THUC
279Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatusBRT,CA,OS?
280Red-throated CaracaraIbycter americanusBRT,OS?
281Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriwayBRT,CA,OS,TAC
282Yellow-headed CaracaraMilvago chimachimaBRT,OS?
283Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnansBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
284American KestrelFalco sparveriusSGUC
285MerlinFalco columbariusCA,SG,TA,THUC
286Bat FalconFalco rufigularisBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA,TH
UC
287Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA,TH
UC

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

288Red-fronted ParrotletTouit costaricensisOS,THR
289Barred ParakeetBolborhynchus lineolaSG,THUC
290Orange-chinned ParakeetBrotogeris jugularisBRT,CA,OS,TAC
291Brown-hooded ParrotPyrilia haematotisBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
292Blue-headed ParrotPionus menstruusOS?
293White-crowned ParrotPionus senilisBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
C
294Red-lored ParrotAmazona autumnalisBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
295Yellow-naped ParrotAmazona auropalliataTAFC
296White-fronted ParrotAmazona albifronsTAC
297Mealy ParrotAmazona farinosaBRT,CA,OS?
298Sulphur-winged ParakeetPyrrhura hoffmanniSG,THFC
299Orange-fronted ParakeetEupsittula canicularisTAFC
300Scarlet MacawAra macaoBRT,CA,OS,TAA
301Crimson-fronted ParakeetPsittacara finschiBRT,OS,TAUC

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

302Great AntshrikeTaraba majorBRT,CA,OS,TAR
303Barred AntshrikeThamnophilus doliatusCA,TAC
304Black-hooded AntshrikeThamnophilus bridgesiBRT,CA,OS?
305Russet AntshrikeThamnistes anabatinusBRT,CA,OS?
306Plain AntvireoDysithamnus mentalisBRT,OS?
307Slaty AntwrenMyrmotherula schisticolorBRT,CA,OS?
308Dot-winged AntwrenMicrorhopias quixensisBRT,CA,OS?
309Dusky AntbirdCercomacroides tyranninaBRT,CA,OS?
310Bare-crowned AntbirdGymnocichla nudicepsOS?
311Chestnut-backed AntbirdPoliocrania exsulBRT,CA,OS?
312Bicolored AntbirdGymnopithys bicolorBRT,CA,OS?

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

313Streak-chested AntpittaHylopezus perspicillatusBRT,CA,OS?

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

314Silvery-fronted TapaculoScytalopus argentifronsSG,THFC

 
Antthrushes: Formicariidae

315Black-faced AntthrushFormicarius analisBRT,CA,OS?
316Rufous-breasted AntthrushFormicarius rufipectusBRT,OS?

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

317Scaly-throated LeaftosserSclerurus guatemalensisBRT,CA,OS?
318Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillusCAUC
319Long-tailed WoodcreeperDeconychura longicaudaBRT,OS?
320Tawny-winged WoodcreeperDendrocincla anabatinaBRT,CA,OS?
321Plain-brown WoodcreeperDendrocincla fuliginosaBRT,OS?
322Wedge-billed WoodcreeperGlyphorynchus spirurusBRT,CA,OS?
323Northern Barred-WoodcreeperDendrocolaptes sanctithomaeBRT,CA,OS?
324Strong-billed WoodcreeperXiphocolaptes promeropirhynchusBRT,OS?
325Cocoa WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus susurransBRT,CA,OS,TAC
326Black-striped WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus lachrymosusBRT,CA,OS?
327Spotted WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus erythropygiusBRT,OS?
328Brown-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus pusillusOS?
329Streak-headed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes souleyetiiBRT,CA,OS,TAC
330Spot-crowned WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes affinisSG,THC
331Plain XenopsXenops minutusBRT,CA,OS?
332Streaked XenopsXenops rutilansSG,THR
333Buffy TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes lawrenciiSG,THFC
334Lineated Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla subalarisSG,THUC
335Streak-breasted TreehunterThripadectes rufobrunneusSG,THUC
336Buff-throated Foliage-gleanerAutomolus ochrolaemusCAFC
337Chiriqui Foliate-gleanerAutomolus exsertusBRT,OS?
338Western Woodhaunter**Automolus virgatusOS?
339Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescensSG,THFC
340Ruddy TreerunnerMargarornis rubiginosusSG,THC
341Pale-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albescensBRT,OS?
342Slaty SpinetailSynallaxis brachyuraBRT,OS,TAR

 
Manakins: Pipridae

343Long-tailed ManakinChiroxiphia linearisCA,TA?
344White-ruffed ManakinCorapipo alteraBRT,OS?
345Blue-crowned ManakinLepidothrix coronataBRT,CA,OS?
346Orange-collared ManakinManacus aurantiacusBRT,CA,OS?
347Red-capped ManakinCeratopipra mentalisBRT,CA,OS?

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

348Turquoise CotingaCotinga ridgwayiBRT,CA,OS?
349Rufous PihaLipaugus unirufusBRT,CA,OS?
350Three-wattled BellbirdProcnias tricarunculatusBRT,CA,OS?
351Yellow-billed CotingaCarpodectes antoniaeBRT,CA,OS,TAR

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

352Black-crowned TityraTityra inquisitorBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
353Masked TityraTityra semifasciataBRT,CA,OS,TAC
354Northern SchiffornisSchiffornis veraepacisBRT,CA,OS?
355Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolorSG,THUC
356Cinnamon BecardPachyramphus cinnamomeusBRT,CA,OS,TAC
357White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterusBRT,CA,OS?
358Black-and-white BecardPachyramphus albogriseusCAVR
359Rose-throated BecardPachyramphus aglaiaeBRT,CA,OS,TAC

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

360Northern Royal-FlycatcherOnychorhynchus mexicanusCA,OS,TAFC
361Ruddy-tailed FlycatcherTerenotriccus erythrurusBRT,CA,OS?
362Sulphur-rumped FlycatcherMyiobius sulphureipygiusBRT,CA,OS?
363Black-tailed FlycatcherMyiobius atricaudusBRT,CA,OS?

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

364Stub-tailed SpadebillPlatyrinchus cancrominusCA,TAUC
365Golden-crowned SpadebillPlatyrinchus coronatusBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
366Olive-striped FlycatcherMionectes olivaceusSG,THFC
367Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineusBRT,CA,OS?
368Scale-crested Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus pileatusBRT,OS?
369Northern BentbillOncostoma cinereigulareBRT,CA,OS?
370Slate-headed Tody-Tyrant
(Slate-headed Tody-Flycatcher)
Poecilotriccus sylviaBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
371Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereumBRT,CA,OS,TAA
372Eye-ringed FlatbillRhynchocyclus brevirostrisBRT,CA,OS,TAUC
373Yellow-olive FlycatcherTolmomyias sulphurescensBRT,CA,OS,TAC
374Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletumBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
375Yellow-bellied TyrannuletOrnithion semiflavumBRT,CA,OS?
376Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveolaBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
377Yellow-crowned TyrannuletTyrannulus elatusBRT,CAVR
378Greenish ElaeniaMyiopagis viridicataCA,TAFC
379Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogasterBRT,CA,OS,TAC
380Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensisBRT,OS?
381Mountain ElaeniaElaenia frantziiSG,THC
382Torrent TyrannuletSerpophaga cinereaSGFC
383Paltry TyrannuletZimmerius vilissimusBRT,OS,SGFC
384Bran-colored FlycatcherMyiophobus fasciatusBRT?
385Tufted FlycatcherMitrephanes phaeocercusSG,THC
386Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperiCA,OS,SG,TA
TH
UC
387Dark PeweeContopus lugubrisSG,THC
388Ochraceous PeweeContopus ochraceusSG,THUC
389Western Wood-PeweeContopus sordidulusSGUC
390Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virensCA,OS,TAFC
391Tropical PeweeContopus cinereusBRT,OS,TAC
392Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventrisBRT,CA,OS,TAC
393Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescensCAUC
394Alder FlycatcherEmpidonax alnorumCAUC
395Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax trailliiCAFC
396Least FlycatcherEmpidonax minimusCAR
397Yellowish FlycatcherEmpidonax flavescensSG,THC
398Black-capped FlycatcherEmpidonax atricepsSG,THC
399Black PhoebeSayornis nigricansSGC
400Northern Scrub-FlycatcherSublegatus arenarumTAFC
401Bright-rumped AttilaAttila spadiceusBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
402Rufous MournerRhytipterna holerythraBRT,CA,OS?
403Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculiferBRT,CA,OS,TAC
404Panama FlycatcherMyiarchus panamensisOS,TAFC
405Nutting's FlycatcherMyiarchus nuttingiTAUC
406Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitusBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
407Brown-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus tyrannulusBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
408Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratusBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
A
409Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitanguaBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
C
410Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similisBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
C
411Gray-capped FlycatcherMyiozetetes granadensisBRT,CA,OS?
412Golden-bellied FlycatcherMyiodynastes hemichrysusSG,THFC
413Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatusBRT,CA,OS,TAC
414Sulphur-bellied FlycatcherMyiodynastes luteiventrisBRT,OS?
415Piratic FlycatcherLegatus leucophaiusCA,OS,TAC
416Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicusBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
A
417Western KingbirdTyrannus verticalisBRT,OS,TAX
418Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannusBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
419Scissor-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus forficatusOS,TAFC
420Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savanaBRT,OS?

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

421Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensisSG,TA,THFC
422Scrub GreenletHylophilus flavipesBRT,OS,TAFC
423Green Shrike-VireoVireolanius pulchellusBRT,CA,OS?
424Tawny-crowned GreenletTunchironis ochraceicepsBRT,CA,OS?
425Lesser GreenletPachysilvia decurtataBRT,CA,OS,TAA
426Mangrove VireoVireo pallensTAFC
427Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifronsBRT,CA,OS,TAC
428Blue-headed VireoVireo solitariusTHVR
429Yellow-winged VireoVireo carmioliSG,THFC
430Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrysSG,THFC
431Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicusBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
FC
432Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceusBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
433Yellow-green VireoVireo flavoviridisBRT,CA,OS,TAFC

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

434Silvery-throated JayCyanolyca argentigulaSG,THUC
435White-throated Magpie-JayCalocitta formosaTAFC
436Brown JayPsilorhinus morioTH?

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

437Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleucaSG,THA
438Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennisBRT,CA,OS,TAA
439Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollisBRT,CA,OS,TAC
440Purple MartinProgne subisCA,OS,TAVR
441Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybeaBRT,CA,OS,TAC
442Mangrove SwallowTachycineta albilineaBRT,OS,TAA
443Bank SwallowRiparia ripariaTAFC
444Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaBRT,CA,OS,TAA
445Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonotaBRT,CA,OS,TAFC

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

446Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurusBRT,CA,OS?
447White-browed GnatcatcherPolioptila bilineataBRT,CA,OS,TAC
448White-lored GnatcatcherPolioptila albilorisTAUC

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

449Scaly-breasted WrenMicrocerculus marginatusBRT,CA,OS?
450House WrenTroglodytes aedonBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
C
451Ochraceous WrenTroglodytes ochraceusSG,THC
452Timberline WrenThryorchilus browniTHFC
453Rufous-naped WrenCampylorhynchus rufinuchaCA,TAA
454Black-bellied WrenPheugopedius fasciatoventrisBRT,CA,OS?
455Rufous-breasted WrenPheugopedius rutilusBRT,CA,OS?
456Banded WrenThryophilus pleurostictusTAUC
457Rufous-and-white WrenThryophilus rufalbusCAFC
458Cabanis's WrenCantorchilus modestusCA,TAFC
459Isthmian WrenCantorchilus elutusBRT,OS?
460Riverside WrenCantorchilus semibadiusBRT,CA,OS?
461White-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucostictaCAR
462Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrysSG,THC

 
Dippers: Cinclidae

463American DipperCinclus mexicanusSGFC

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

464Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensisSGR

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

465Black-faced SolitaireMyadestes melanopsSG,THFC
466Black-billed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus gracilirostrisSG,THFC
467Ruddy-capped Nightingale-ThrushCatharus frantziiSG,THFC
468Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimusCA,OS?
469Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatusBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA,TH
FC
470Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelinaCA,OS,TAFC
471Mountain ThrushTurdus plebejusSG,THC
472White-throated ThrushTurdus assimilisBRT,OS?
473Clay-colored ThrushTurdus grayiBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
A
474Sooty ThrushTurdus nigrescensTHC

 
Silky-flycatchers: Ptiliogonatidae

475Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcherPhainoptila melanoxanthaSG,THUC
476Long-tailed Silky-flycatcherPtiliogonys caudatusSG,THC

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

477House SparrowPasser domesticusBRT,OS,TAC

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

478American PipitAnthus rubescensTAX

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

479Elegant EuphoniaChlorophonia elegantissimaSG,THUC
480Golden-browed ChlorophoniaChlorophonia callophrysSG,THFC
481Scrub EuphoniaEuphonia affinisCA,TAC
482Yellow-crowned EuphoniaEuphonia luteicapillaBRT,CA,OS?
483White-vented EuphoniaEuphonia minutaBRT,OS?
484Yellow-throated EuphoniaEuphonia hirundinaceaCA,TAFC
485Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostrisBRT,OS?
486Spot-crowned EuphoniaEuphonia imitansBRT,CA,OSFC
487Yellow-bellied SiskinSpinus xanthogastrusSGFC

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

488Sooty-capped ChlorospingusChlorospingus pileatusSG,THA
489Common ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavopectusSG,THC
490Stripe-headed SparrowPeucaea ruficaudaTAFC
491Olive SparrowArremonops rufivirgatusTAUC
492Black-striped SparrowArremonops conirostrisBRT,CA,OS,TAUC
493Costa Rican BrushfinchArremon costaricensisBRT,OS?
494Orange-billed SparrowArremon aurantiirostrisBRT,CA,OS?
495Chestnut-capped BrushfinchArremon brunneinuchaSG,THFC
496Volcano JuncoJunco vulcaniTHC
497Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensisSG,THA
498Large-footed FinchPezopetes capitalisSG,THFC
499White-naped BrushfinchAtlapetes albinuchaSG?
500Yellow-thighed BrushfinchAtlapetes tibialisSG,THC

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

501Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magnaBRT,OS,TAFC
502Red-breasted MeadowlarkLeistes militarisBRT,OS?
503Yellow-billed CaciqueAmblycercus holosericeusBRT,OS,SG,TA
TH
R
504Chestnut-headed OropendolaPsarocolius wagleriOS?
505Scarlet-rumped CaciqueCacicus uropygialisBRT,OS?
506Orchard OrioleIcterus spuriusCA,TAFC
507Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbulaBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
A
508Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceusBRT,TAC
509Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensisOSR
510Bronzed CowbirdMolothrus aeneusBRT,OS,TAFC
511Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorusBRT,OS?
512Melodious BlackbirdDives divesOS,TAC
513Great-tailed GrackleQuiscalus mexicanusBRT,CA,OS,TAA

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

514OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillaCA,OS,TAUC
515Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorumCA,TAUC
516Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacillaSGFC
517Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensisBRT,CA,OS,TAA
518Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysopteraBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA,TH
R
519Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta variaBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA,TH
C
520Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citreaTAC
521Flame-throated WarblerOreothlypis gutturalisSG,THC
522Tennessee WarblerLeiothlypis peregrinaBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA,TH
A
523Gray-crowned YellowthroatGeothlypis poliocephalaBRT,OS,TAVR
524Mourning WarblerGeothlypis philadelphiaBRT,CA,OS,SGR
525Kentucky WarblerGeothlypis formosaBRT,CA,OS,SG
TH
UC
526Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichasBRT,OS?
527Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrinaBRT,CA,OS?
528American RedstartSetophaga ruticillaBRT,CA,OS,TAC
529Northern ParulaSetophaga americanaTAVR
530Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumiBRT,CA,OS?
531Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnoliaCAVR
532Blackburnian WarblerSetophaga fuscaSG,THR
533Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechiaBRT,CA,OS,TAA
534Chestnut-sided WarblerSetophaga pensylvanicaBRT,CA,OS,TA
TH
?
535Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striataBRT,OS?
536Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronataSG,TAR
537Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolorOS?
538Townsend's WarblerSetophaga townsendiSG,THR
539Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virensSG,THC
540Black-cheeked WarblerBasileuterus melanogenysSG,THFC
541Buff-rumped WarblerMyiothlypis fulvicaudaBRT,CA,OS?
542Canada WarblerCardellina canadensisCA,OS?
543Wilson's WarblerCardellina pusillaSG,THA
544Collared RedstartMyioborus torquatusSG,THA
545WrenthrushZeledonia coronataSG,THUC
546Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virensTAX

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

547Hepatic TanagerPiranga flavaBRT,OS,SG,THR
548Summer TanagerPiranga rubraBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
A
549Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivaceaBRT,CA,OS,TAUC
550Flame-colored TanagerPiranga bidentataSG,THC
551White-winged TanagerPiranga leucopteraSG,THR
552Black-cheeked Ant-TanagerHabia atrimaxillarisBRT,OS?
553Black-thighed GrosbeakPheucticus tibialisSGFC
554Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianusBRT,OS,SGFC
555Blue SeedeaterAmaurospiza concolorTHR
556Blue-black GrosbeakCyanoloxia cyanoidesBRT,CA,OS?
557Blue GrosbeakPasserina caeruleaTAFC
558Indigo BuntingPasserina cyaneaCA,TAFC
559Painted BuntingPasserina cirisCA,TAFC
560DickcisselSpiza americanaTAX

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

561Gray-headed TanagerEucometis penicillataBRT,CA,OS?
562White-shouldered TanagerLoriotus luctuosusBRT,CA,OS?
563White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufusBRT,CA,OS?
564White-throated Shrike-TanagerLanio leucothoraxBRT,OS?
565Scarlet-rumped TanagerRamphocelus passeriniiBRT,CA,OS,TAFC
566Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopusBRT,CA,OS,SG
TA
A
567Palm TanagerThraupis palmarumBRT,CA,OS?
568Golden-hooded TanagerStilpnia larvataBRT,CA,OS,TAC
569Spangle-cheeked TanagerTangara dowiiSG,THFC
570Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrolaBRT,CA,OS?
571Silver-throated TanagerTangara icterocephalaBRT,OS,SG,THFC
572Scarlet-thighed DacnisDacnis venustaBRT,OS?
573Blue DacnisDacnis cayanaBRT,CA,OS?
574Shining HoneycreeperCyanerpes lucidusBRT,OS?
575Red-legged HoneycreeperCyanerpes cyaneusBRT,CA,OS,TAC
576Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spizaBRT,CA,OS?
577Slaty FlowerpiercerDiglossa plumbeaSG,THA
578Slaty FinchSpodiornis rusticaTHVR
579Peg-billed FinchAcanthidops bairdiTHUC
580Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarinaBRT,CA,OS,TAA
581Ruddy-breasted SeedeaterSporophila minutaBRT,OS?
582Thick-billed Seed-FinchSporophila funereaBRT,OS?
583Variable SeedeaterSporophila corvinaBRT,CA,OS,TAA
584Morelet's SeedeaterSporophila morelletiBRT,OS,TAFC
585Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollisBRT,OS?
586BananaquitCoereba flaveolaBRT,OS?
587Yellow-faced GrassquitTiaris olivaceusSGA
588Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximusBRT,CA,OS,TAA
589Streaked SaltatorSaltator striatipectusBRT,OS?

 * 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

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

OCCURRENCE CODES

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