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# Species:253
# Excl Vagrants:253
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:0

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?
2Pale-browed TinamouCrypturellus transfasciatus?

 
Ducks: Anatidae

3Blue-winged TealSpatula discors?

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

4Rufous-headed ChachalacaOrtalis erythroptera?

 
Flamingos: Phoenicopteridae

5Chilean FlamingoPhoenicopterus chilensis?

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

6Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps?

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

7Rock PigeonColumba livia?
8Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensis?
9Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosa?
10Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinacea?
11Ecuadorian Ground DoveColumbina buckleyi?
12Croaking Ground DoveColumbina cruziana?
13Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosa?
14White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi?
15Ochre-bellied DoveLeptotila ochraceiventris?
16Pallid DoveLeptotila pallida?
17West Peruvian DoveZenaida meloda?
18Eared DoveZenaida auriculata?

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

19Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani?
20Groove-billed AniCrotophaga sulcirostris?
21Striped CuckooTapera naevia?
22Little CuckooCoccycua minuta?
23Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana?
24Gray-capped CuckooCoccyzus lansbergi?

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

25Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennis?
26Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis?

 
Swifts: Apodidae

27Gray-rumped SwiftChaetura cinereiventris?
28Short-tailed SwiftChaetura brachyura?
29Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensis?

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

30White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivora?
31Band-tailed BarbthroatThrenetes ruckeri?
32Long-billed HermitPhaethornis longirostris?
33Little Hermit
(Stripe-throated Hermit)
Phaethornis striigularis?
34Purple-crowned FairyHeliothryx barroti?
35Green-breasted MangoAnthracothorax prevostii?
36Green ThorntailDiscosura conversii?
37Green-crowned BrilliantHeliodoxa jacula?
38Long-billed StarthroatHeliomaster longirostris?
39Short-tailed WoodstarMyrmia micrura?
40Little WoodstarChaetocercus bombus?
41Esmeraldas WoodstarChaetocercus berlepschi?
42Crowned WoodnymphThalurania colombica?
43Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatl?
44Amazilia HummingbirdAmazilis amazilia?
45Blue-chested HummingbirdPolyerata amabilis?
46Violet-bellied HummingbirdChlorestes julie?

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

47Spotted RailPardirallus maculatus?
48Rufous-necked Wood-RailAramides axillaris?
49Common GallinuleGallinula galeata?

 
Limpkin: Aramidae

50LimpkinAramus guarauna?

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

51Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus?

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

52Collared PloverCharadrius collaris?

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

53/Whimbrel/Numenius phaeopus?
54/Spotted Sandpiper/Actitis macularius?
55/Solitary Sandpiper/Tringa solitaria?

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

56/Franklin's Gull/Leucophaeus pipixcan?
57/Royal Tern/Thalasseus maximus?
58|Elegant Tern|Thalasseus elegans?

 
Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

59Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens?

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

60Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianus?

 
Pelicans: Pelecanidae

61Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis?
62Peruvian PelicanPelecanus thagus?

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

63Rufescent Tiger-HeronTigrisoma lineatum?
64Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi?
65Great EgretArdea alba?
66Snowy EgretEgretta thula?
67Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea?
68Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor?
69Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis?
70Striated HeronButorides striata?
71Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax?
72Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea?

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

73White IbisEudocimus albus?
74Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajaja?

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

75Black VultureCoragyps atratus?
76Turkey VultureCathartes aura?
77King VultureSarcoramphus papa?

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

78Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatus?
79Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus?
80Snail KiteRostrhamus sociabilis?
81Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbea?
82Bicolored HawkAccipiter bicolor?
83Crane HawkGeranospiza caerulescens?
84Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitinga?
85Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris?
86Harris's HawkParabuteo unicinctus?
87Gray-backed HawkPseudastur occidentalis?
88Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidus?
89Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus?
90Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatus?

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

91Barn OwlTyto alba?

 
Owls: Strigidae

92Spectacled OwlPulsatrix perspicillata?
93Pacific Pygmy-Owl
(Peruvian Pygmy-Owl)
Glaucidium peruanum?

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

94Ecuadorian TrogonTrogon mesurus?
95Gartered TrogonTrogon caligatus?

 
Motmots: Momotidae

96Whooping MotmotMomotus subrufescens?

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

97Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata?
98Green KingfisherChloroceryle americana?

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

99White-whiskered PuffbirdMalacoptila panamensis?

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

100Collared AracariPteroglossus torquatus?
101Yellow-throated ToucanRamphastos ambiguus?
102Choco ToucanRamphastos brevis?

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

103Ecuadorian PiculetPicumnus sclateri?
104Olivaceous PiculetPicumnus olivaceus?
105Black-cheeked WoodpeckerMelanerpes pucherani?
106Red-rumped WoodpeckerDryobates kirkii?
107Scarlet-backed WoodpeckerDryobates callonotus?
108Guayaquil WoodpeckerCampephilus gayaquilensis?
109Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatus?
110Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosus?

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

111Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnans?
112Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatus?
113Bat FalconFalco rufigularis?
114/Peregrine Falcon/Falco peregrinus?

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

115Blue-headed ParrotPionus menstruus?
116Bronze-winged ParrotPionus chalcopterus?
117Pacific ParrotletForpus coelestis?
118Red-masked ParakeetPsittacara erythrogenys?

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

119Great AntshrikeTaraba major?
120Collared AntshrikeThamnophilus bernardi?
121Western Slaty-Antshrike
(Black-crowned Antshrike)
Thamnophilus atrinucha?
122Plain AntvireoDysithamnus mentalis?
123Slaty AntwrenMyrmotherula schisticolor?
124Western Fire-eyePyriglena maura?

 
Crescentchests: Melanopareiidae

125Elegant CrescentchestMelanopareia elegans?

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

126Watkins's AntpittaGrallaria watkinsi?

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

127Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillus?
128Plain-brown WoodcreeperDendrocincla fuliginosa?
129Red-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus trochilirostris?
130Streak-headed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes souleyetii?
131Plain XenopsXenops minutus?
132Streaked XenopsXenops rutilans?
133Pale-legged HorneroFurnarius leucopus?
134Henna-hooded Foliage-gleanerClibanornis erythrocephalus?
135Buff-throated Foliage-gleanerAutomolus ochrolaemus?
136Slaty SpinetailSynallaxis brachyura?
137Necklaced SpinetailSynallaxis stictothorax?

 
Manakins: Pipridae

138White-bearded ManakinManacus manacus?

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

139Masked TityraTityra semifasciata?
140Northern SchiffornisSchiffornis veraepacis?
141Slaty BecardPachyramphus spodiurus?
142Cinnamon BecardPachyramphus cinnamomeus?
143Black-and-white BecardPachyramphus albogriseus?
144One-colored BecardPachyramphus homochrous?

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

145Amazonian Royal-Flycatcher**Onychorhynchus coronatus?
146Sulphur-rumped FlycatcherMyiobius sulphureipygius?
147Black-tailed FlycatcherMyiobius atricaudus?

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

148Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineus?
149Slaty-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon superciliaris?
150Scale-crested Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus pileatus?
151Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum?
152Yellow-olive FlycatcherTolmomyias sulphurescens?
153Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletum?
154Northern Mouse-colored TyrannuletNesotriccus incomta?
155Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveola?
156Yellow-crowned TyrannuletTyrannulus elatus?
157Pacific ElaeniaMyiopagis subplacens?
158Greenish ElaeniaMyiopagis viridicata?
159Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster?
160Sooty-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias griseiceps?
161Choco TyrannuletZimmerius albigularis?
162Fulvous-faced Scrub-TyrantEuscarthmus fulviceps?
163Bran-colored FlycatcherMyiophobus fasciatus?
164Gray-breasted FlycatcherLathrotriccus griseipectus?
165/Western Wood-Pewee/Contopus sordidulus?
166Northern Tropical PeweeContopus bogotensis?
167/Acadian Flycatcher/Empidonax virescens?
168Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus?
169Masked Water-TyrantFluvicola nengeta?
170Ochraceous AttilaAttila torridus?
171Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer?
172Sooty-crowned FlycatcherMyiarchus phaeocephalus?
173Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua?
174Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensis?
175Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis?
176Baird's FlycatcherMyiodynastes bairdii?
177Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatus?
178Piratic FlycatcherLegatus leucophaius?
179Snowy-throated KingbirdTyrannus niveigularis?
180Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus?

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

181Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis?
182Lesser GreenletPachysilvia decurtata?
183Chivi VireoVireo chiri?

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

184Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca?
185Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollis?
186Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybea?
187Brown-chested MartinProgne tapera?

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

188Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurus?
189White-browed GnatcatcherPolioptila bilineata?

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

190Scaly-breasted WrenMicrocerculus marginatus?
191House WrenTroglodytes aedon?
192Fasciated WrenCampylorhynchus fasciatus?
193Whiskered WrenPheugopedius mystacalis?
194Speckle-breasted WrenPheugopedius sclateri?
195Superciliated WrenCantorchilus superciliaris?
196Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrys?

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

197Long-tailed MockingbirdMimus longicaudatus?

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

198/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus?
199Ecuadorian ThrushTurdus maculirostris?
200Plumbeous-backed ThrushTurdus reevei?

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

201Orange-crowned EuphoniaEuphonia saturata?
202Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostris?
203Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogaster?
204Saffron SiskinSpinus siemiradzkii?

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

205Black-striped SparrowArremonops conirostris?
206Orange-billed SparrowArremon aurantiirostris?
207Black-capped SparrowArremon abeillei?

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

208Yellow-billed CaciqueAmblycercus holosericeus?
209Scarlet-rumped CaciqueCacicus uropygialis?
210Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus cela?
211White-edged OrioleIcterus graceannae?
212Yellow-tailed OrioleIcterus mesomelas?
213Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis?
214Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorus?
215Scrub BlackbirdDives warczewiczi?

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

216Black-lored YellowthroatGeothlypis auricularis?
217Olive-crowned YellowthroatGeothlypis semiflava?
218Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi?
219/Yellow Warbler/Setophaga petechia?
220Buff-rumped WarblerMyiothlypis fulvicauda?
221Gray-and-gold WarblerMyiothlypis fraseri?
222/Canada Warbler/Cardellina canadensis?
223Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatus?

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

224Hepatic TanagerPiranga flava?
225/Summer Tanager/Piranga rubra?
226White-winged TanagerPiranga leucoptera?
227Golden GrosbeakPheucticus chrysogaster?
228Blue-black GrosbeakCyanoloxia cyanoides?

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

229White-shouldered TanagerLoriotus luctuosus?
230White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufus?
231Flame-rumped TanagerRamphocelus flammigerus?
232Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus?
233Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum?
234Blue-necked TanagerStilpnia cyanicollis?
235Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrola?
236Black-faced DacnisDacnis lineata?
237Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spiza?
238Guira TanagerHemithraupis guira?
239Collared Warbling FinchPoospiza hispaniolensis?
240Saffron FinchSicalis flaveola?
241Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina?
242Parrot-billed SeedeaterSporophila peruviana?
243Chestnut-throated SeedeaterSporophila telasco?
244Thick-billed Seed-FinchSporophila funerea?
245Variable SeedeaterSporophila corvina?
246Black-and-white SeedeaterSporophila luctuosa?
247Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollis?
248Crimson-breasted FinchRhodospingus cruentus?
249BananaquitCoereba flaveola?
250Dull-colored GrassquitAsemospiza obscurus?
251Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus?
252Streaked SaltatorSaltator striatipectus?
253Slate-colored GrosbeakSaltator grossus?

 * 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
||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