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COSTA RICA
LOCALE

# Species:365
# Excl Vagrants:365
# Endemics:1
# Near Endemics:37
Habitat: Cloud forest

TARGET BIRD LIST

List of target species we particularly want to see at this site because we have limited or no chance of seeing them elsewhere on tour, because they are range-restricted or endemic, or because they're rarely seen anywhere but are possible at the site.*

color codes

1Black GuanChamaepetes unicolorSS
2Lesser Ground-CuckooMorococcyx erythropygusRS
3Brown VioletearColibri delphinaeSS
4Magenta-throated WoodstarPhilodice bryantaeSS
5Stripe-tailed HummingbirdEupherusa eximiaOS
6Coppery-headed EmeraldElvira cupreicepsSS
7Resplendent QuetzalPharomachrus mocinnoSS
8Prong-billed BarbetSemnornis frantziiUS
9Silvery-fronted TapaculoScytalopus argentifronsOS
10Buffy TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes lawrenciiSS
11Streak-breasted TreehunterThripadectes rufobrunneusSS
12Ruddy TreerunnerMargarornis rubiginosusSS
13Three-wattled BellbirdProcnias tricarunculatusOS
14Mountain ElaeniaElaenia frantziiSS
15Dark PeweeContopus lugubrisSS
16Yellowish FlycatcherEmpidonax flavescensAS
17Azure-hooded JayCyanolyca cucullataOS
18Ochraceous WrenTroglodytes ochraceusSS
19Black-faced SolitaireMyadestes melanopsUS
20Black-headed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus mexicanusSS
21Mountain ThrushTurdus plebejusSS
22Sooty ThrushTurdus nigrescensSS
23Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcherPhainoptila melanoxanthaOS
24Sooty-faced FinchArremon crassirostrisOS
25White-eared Ground-SparrowMelozone leucotisSS
26Collared RedstartMyioborus torquatusOS
27Blue-and-gold TanagerBangsia arcaeiSS
28Spangle-cheeked TanagerTangara dowiiUS
29<Peg-billed Finch>Acanthidops bairdiRS

 * Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through September 2014 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
** Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.

PRESENCE CODES

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

LIKELIHOOD CODES

ASAlways Seen
USUsually Seen
SSSometimes Seen
OSOccasionally Seen
RSRarely Seen