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Area (ha):1,500
Altitude (ft):1480-3600
# Species:342
# Excl Vagrants:342
# Endemics:2
# Near Endemics:54
Species/100 ha:22.8
Habitat: Rainforest, cloud forest

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 souiUC

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

2Rufous-headed ChachalacaOrtalis erythropteraFC
3Crested GuanPenelope purpurascensUC
4Sickle-winged GuanChamaepetes goudotiiUC

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

5Rufous-fronted Wood-QuailOdontophorus erythropsFC

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

6Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciataUC
7Plumbeous PigeonPatagioenas plumbeaUC
8Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinaceaR
9Ecuadorian Ground DoveColumbina buckleyiUC
10Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosaR
11Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montanaVR
12White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxiFC
13Ochre-bellied DoveLeptotila ochraceiventrisR
14Pallid DoveLeptotila pallidaUC
15White-throated Quail-DoveZentrygon frenataUC
16Eared DoveZenaida auriculataR

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

17Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga aniUC
18Groove-billed AniCrotophaga sulcirostrisUC
19Striped CuckooTapera naeviaR
20Little CuckooCoccycua minutaR
21Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayanaFC
22\Dark-billed Cuckoo\Coccyzus melacoryphus?
23Black-billed CuckooCoccyzus erythropthalmusR

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

24Short-tailed NighthawkLurocalis semitorquatusVR
25Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollisFC

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

26Common PotooNyctibius griseusUC

 
Oilbird: Steatornithidae

27OilbirdSteatornis caripensisVR

 
Swifts: Apodidae

28Chestnut-collared SwiftStreptoprocne rutilaUC
29White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonarisUC
30Gray-rumped SwiftChaetura cinereiventrisFC
31Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensisUC

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

32White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivoraFC
33White-tipped SicklebillEutoxeres aquilaUC
34Band-tailed BarbthroatThrenetes ruckeriVR
35White-whiskered HermitPhaethornis yaruquiC
36Tawny-bellied HermitPhaethornis syrmatophorusR
37Baron's Hermit**Phaethornis baroniFC
38Little Hermit
(Stripe-throated Hermit)
Phaethornis striigularisUC
39Choco DaggerbillSchistes albogularisUC
40<Brown Violetear>Colibri delphinaeUC
41Sparkling VioletearColibri coruscansVR
42Purple-crowned FairyHeliothryx barrotiUC
43Gorgeted SunangelHeliangelus strophianusVR
44Green ThorntailDiscosura conversiiC
45Long-tailed SylphAglaiocercus kingiiVR
46Violet-tailed SylphAglaiocercus coelestisFC
47Brown IncaCoeligena wilsoniUC
48Chestnut-breasted CoronetBoissonneaua matthewsiiVR
49Velvet-purple CoronetBoissonneaua jardiniR
50Booted Racket-tailOcreatus underwoodiiR
51Purple-bibbed WhitetipUrosticte benjaminiR
52Fawn-breasted BrilliantHeliodoxa rubinoidesUC
53Green-crowned BrilliantHeliodoxa jaculaC
54Long-billed StarthroatHeliomaster longirostrisUC
55Little WoodstarChaetocercus bombusX
56Purple-throated WoodstarPhilodice mitchelliiVR
57White-vented PlumeleteerChalybura buffoniiUC
58Crowned WoodnymphThalurania fannyiC
59Amazilia HummingbirdAmazilia amaziliaUC
60Andean EmeraldAmazilia franciaeC
61Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatlC
62Violet-bellied HummingbirdJuliamyia julieC

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

63White-throated CrakeLaterallus albigularisFC

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

64/Spotted Sandpiper/Actitis maculariusVR

 
Sunbittern: Eurypygidae

65SunbitternEurypyga heliasVR

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

66Wood StorkMycteria americanaVR

 
Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

67Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificensX

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

68Fasciated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma fasciatumR
69Great EgretArdea albaVR
70Snowy EgretEgretta thulaVR
71Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisR

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

72Black VultureCoragyps atratusC
73Turkey VultureCathartes auraC
74King VultureSarcoramphus papaVR

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

75/Osprey/Pandion haliaetusVR

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

76Gray-headed KiteLeptodon cayanensisR
77Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatusFC
78Black Hawk-EagleSpizaetus tyrannusR
79Ornate Hawk-EagleSpizaetus ornatusVR
80Double-toothed KiteHarpagus bidentatusVR
81Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbeaUC
82Tiny HawkAccipiter superciliosusVR
83Plain-breasted Hawk**Accipiter ventralisR
84Bicolored HawkAccipiter bicolorVR
85Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalisR
86Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitingaR
87Solitary EagleButeogallus solitariusVR
88Barred HawkMorphnarchus princepsUC
89Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostrisUC
90Variable HawkGeranoaetus polyosomaR
91Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus?
92Gray-backed HawkPseudastur occidentalisFC
93Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidusUC
94/Broad-winged Hawk/Buteo platypterusUC
95Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurusUC
96(Swainson's Hawk)Buteo swainsoniVR
97Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatusVR

 
Owls: Strigidae

98Choco Screech-Owl**Megascops centalisR
99Crested OwlLophostrix cristataVR
100Spectacled OwlPulsatrix perspicillataUC
101Cloud-forest Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium nubicolaVR
102Pacific Pygmy-Owl
(Peruvian Pygmy-Owl)
Glaucidium peruanumR
103Mottled OwlCiccaba virgataUC
104Black-and-white OwlCiccaba nigrolineataUC

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

105Golden-headed QuetzalPharomachrus auricepsFC
106Ecuadorian TrogonTrogon mesurusVR
107Gartered TrogonTrogon caligatusUC
108Collared TrogonTrogon collarisFC
109Masked TrogonTrogon personatusR

 
Motmots: Momotidae

110Whooping MotmotMomotus subrufescensUC
111Rufous MotmotBaryphthengus martiiFC
112Broad-billed MotmotElectron platyrhynchumUC

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

113Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquataR
114Green KingfisherChloroceryle americanaR

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

115Barred PuffbirdNystalus radiatusR
116White-whiskered PuffbirdMalacoptila panamensisUC

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

117Crimson-rumped ToucanetAulacorhynchus haematopygusFC
118Collared AracariPteroglossus torquatusFC
119Yellow-throated ToucanRamphastos ambiguusFC
120Choco ToucanRamphastos brevisUC

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

121Olivaceous PiculetPicumnus olivaceusUC
122Black-cheeked WoodpeckerMelanerpes pucheraniFC
123Smoky-brown WoodpeckerDryobates fumigatusFC
124Red-rumped WoodpeckerDryobates kirkiiUC
125Scarlet-backed WoodpeckerDryobates callonotusVR
126Powerful WoodpeckerCampephilus pollens?
127Guayaquil WoodpeckerCampephilus gayaquilensisUC
128Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatusUC
129Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosusUC

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

130Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollisUC
131Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriwayUC
132Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnansUC
133American KestrelFalco sparveriusR
134Bat FalconFalco rufigularisR

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

135Blue-fronted ParrotletTouit dilectissimusR
136Gray-cheeked ParakeetBrotogeris pyrrhopteraUC
137Rose-faced ParrotPyrilia pulchraR
138Bronze-winged ParrotPionus chalcopterusC
139Pacific ParrotletForpus coelestisUC
140El Oro ParakeetPyrrhura orcesiUC
141Red-masked ParakeetPsittacara erythrogenysFC

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

142Rufous-rumped AntwrenEuchrepomis callinotaR
143Great AntshrikeTaraba majorUC
144Western Slaty-Antshrike
(Black-crowned Antshrike)
Thamnophilus atrinuchaUC
145Uniform AntshrikeThamnophilus unicolorUC
146Russet AntshrikeThamnistes anabatinusUC
147Plain AntvireoDysithamnus mentalisUC
148Checker-throated StipplethroatEpinecrophylla fulviventrisUC
149White-flanked AntwrenMyrmotherula axillarisR
150Slaty AntwrenMyrmotherula schisticolorUC
151White-backed Fire-eyePyriglena leuconotaUC
152Chestnut-backed AntbirdPoliocrania exsulUC
153Gray-headed AntbirdAmpelornis griseicepsVR
154Esmeraldas AntbirdSipia nigricaudaR
155Zeledon's AntbirdHafferia zeledoniFC

 
Crescentchests: Melanopareiidae

156Elegant CrescentchestMelanopareia elegansUC

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

157Scaled AntpittaGrallaria guatimalensisUC
158Plain-backed AntpittaGrallaria haplonotaUC
159Ochre-breasted AntpittaGrallaricula flavirostrisUC

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

160El Oro Tapaculo
(Ecuadorian Tapaculo)
Scytalopus robbinsiR

 
Antthrushes: Formicariidae

161Rufous-breasted AntthrushFormicarius rufipectusUC

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

162Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillusUC
163Tyrannine WoodcreeperDendrocincla tyrannina?
164Plain-brown WoodcreeperDendrocincla fuliginosaFC
165Wedge-billed WoodcreeperGlyphorynchus spirurusUC
166Spotted WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus erythropygiusC
167Brown-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus pusillusR
168Streak-headed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes souleyetiiUC
169Montane WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes lacrymigerR
170Plain XenopsXenops minutusUC
171Streaked XenopsXenops rutilansFC
172Buffy TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes lawrenciiUC
173Pacific Hornero**Furnarius cinnamomeusUC
174Slaty-winged Foliage-gleanerPhilydor fuscipenneR
175Buff-fronted Foliage-gleanerPhilydor rufumUC
176Scaly-throated Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia variegaticepsFC
177Lineated Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla subalarisUC
178Uniform TreehunterThripadectes ignobilisR
179Western Woodhaunter**Automolus virgatusUC
180Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescensUC
181Line-cheeked SpinetailCranioleuca antisiensisFC
182Azara's SpinetailSynallaxis azaraeFC
183Slaty SpinetailSynallaxis brachyuraFC

 
Manakins: Pipridae

184Golden-winged ManakinMasius chrysopterusUC
185White-bearded ManakinManacus manacusUC
186Club-winged ManakinMachaeropterus deliciosusFC
187Red-capped ManakinCeratopipra mentalisVR

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

188Scaled FruiteaterAmpelioides tschudiiUC
189Long-wattled UmbrellabirdCephalopterus penduligerUC

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

190Masked TityraTityra semifasciataR
191Northern SchiffornisSchiffornis veraepacisR
192Cinnamon BecardPachyramphus cinnamomeusVR
193Black-and-white BecardPachyramphus albogriseusUC
194#One-colored Becard#Pachyramphus homochrousUC

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

195Pacific Royal-Flycatcher**Onychorhynchus occidentalisR
196Sulphur-rumped FlycatcherMyiobius sulphureipygiusFC
197Black-tailed FlycatcherMyiobius atricaudusUC

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

198White-throated SpadebillPlatyrinchus mystaceusUC
199Olive-striped FlycatcherMionectes olivaceusC
200Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineusR
201Slaty-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon superciliarisC
202Bronze-olive Pygmy-TyrantPseudotriccus pelzelniUC
203Scale-crested Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus pileatusC
204Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereumFC
205Black-headed Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum nigricepsR
206Brownish TwistwingCnipodectes subbrunneusR
207Ornate FlycatcherMyiotriccus ornatusFC
208Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletumUC
209Brown-capped TyrannuletOrnithion brunneicapillusR
210Rufous-winged TyrannuletMecocerculus calopterusUC
211Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveolaFC
212Pacific ElaeniaMyiopagis subplacensR
213Greenish ElaeniaMyiopagis viridicataFC
214Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogasterUC
215Sierran ElaeniaElaenia pallatangaeVR
216Torrent TyrannuletSerpophaga cinereaUC
217Sooty-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias griseicepsUC
218Ashy-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias cinereicepsR
219Loja Tyrannulet**Zimmerius flavidifronsFC
220Tawny-crowned Pygmy-TyrantEuscarthmus meloryphusUC
221Orange-crested FlycatcherMyiophobus phoenicomitraVR
222Bran-colored FlycatcherMyiophobus fasciatusFC
223Gray-breasted FlycatcherLathrotriccus griseipectusR
224/Olive-sided Flycatcher/Contopus cooperiUC
225Smoke-colored PeweeContopus fumigatusFC
226/Western Wood-Pewee/Contopus sordidulusVR
227Tumbes Pewee**Contopus punensisR
228/Acadian Flycatcher/Empidonax virescensUC
229Black PhoebeSayornis nigricansR
230Ochraceous AttilaAttila torridusUC
231Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculiferFC
232Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitanguaUC
233Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensisR
234Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similisUC
235Golden-crowned FlycatcherMyiodynastes chrysocephalusUC
236Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatusUC
237Piratic FlycatcherLegatus leucophaiusUC
238(Snowy-throated Kingbird)Tyrannus niveigularisVR
239Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicusFC

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

240Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensisUC
241Lesser GreenletPachysilvia decurtataUC
242Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrysFC
243Chivi VireoVireo chiriUC

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

244White-tailed JayCyanocorax mystacalisVR

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

245Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleucaFC
246Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollisFC
247Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybeaUC
248/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rusticaVR
249/Cliff Swallow/Petrochelidon pyrrhonota?

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

250Tawny-faced GnatwrenMicrobates cinereiventrisUC
251Tropical GnatcatcherPolioptila plumbeaUC

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

252House WrenTroglodytes aedonUC
253Mountain WrenTroglodytes solstitialisUC
254Fasciated WrenCampylorhynchus fasciatusUC
255Whiskered WrenPheugopedius mystacalisUC
256Speckle-breasted WrenPheugopedius sclateriUC
257Bay WrenCantorchilus nigricapillusC
258Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrysC
259Song WrenCyphorhinus phaeocephalusUC

 
Dippers: Cinclidae

260White-capped DipperCinclus leucocephalusR

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

261Andean SolitaireMyadestes ralloidesFC
262Slaty-backed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus fuscaterVR
263Spotted Nightingale-ThrushCatharus dryasFC
264/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatusUC
265Pale-vented ThrushTurdus obsoletusUC
266Ecuadorian ThrushTurdus maculirostrisFC
267Plumbeous-backed ThrushTurdus reeveiVR

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

268Orange-crowned EuphoniaEuphonia saturataVR
269Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostrisFC
270Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogasterC
271Lesser GoldfinchSpinus psaltriaR
272<Yellow-bellied Siskin>Spinus xanthogastrusR
273Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicusR
274Saffron SiskinSpinus siemiradzkiiVR

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

275Yellow-throated ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavigularisFC
276Ashy-throated ChlorospingusChlorospingus canigularisFC
277Common ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavopectusFC
278Black-striped SparrowArremonops conirostrisFC
279Gray-browed BrushfinchArremon assimilisUC
280Orange-billed SparrowArremon aurantiirostrisFC
281Chestnut-capped BrushfinchArremon brunneinuchaVR
282Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensisFC
283Tricolored BrushfinchAtlapetes tricolorUC

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

284Yellow-billed CaciqueAmblycercus holosericeusUC
285Chestnut-headed OropendolaPsarocolius wagleriR
286Scarlet-rumped CaciqueCacicus uropygialis?
287Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus celaR
288Yellow-tailed OrioleIcterus mesomelasUC
289Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensisUC
290Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorusR
291Scrub BlackbirdDives warczewicziUC

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

292/Black-and-white Warbler/Mniotilta variaVR
293Olive-crowned YellowthroatGeothlypis semiflavaFC
294Black-lored Yellowthroat**Geothlypis auricularisUC
295Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumiC
296/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fuscaUC
297#Three-banded Warbler#Basileuterus trifasciatusUC
298Buff-rumped WarblerMyiothlypis fulvicaudaUC
299#Gray-and-gold Warbler#Myiothlypis fraseriC
300Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatusC

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

301Highland Hepatic Tanager**Piranga luteaUC
302/Summer Tanager/Piranga rubraVR
303White-winged TanagerPiranga leucopteraUC
304Ochre-breasted TanagerChlorothraupis stolzmanniUC
305Golden GrosbeakPheucticus chrysogasterR
306Blue-black GrosbeakCyanoloxia cyanoidesUC

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

307(Black-and-white Tanager)Conothraupis speculigeraUC
308White-shouldered TanagerTachyphonus luctuosusUC
309Lemon-rumped Tanager**Ramphocelus icteronotusC
310Black-chinned Mountain-TanagerAnisognathus notabilisR
311Fawn-breasted TanagerPipraeidea melanonotaUC
312Glistening-green TanagerChlorochrysa phoenicotisR
313Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopusC
314Palm TanagerThraupis palmarumFC
315Rufous-throated TanagerIxothraupis rufigulaUC
316Golden-naped TanagerChalcothraupis ruficervixUC
317Blue-necked TanagerStilpnia cyanicollisUC
318Beryl-spangled TanagerTangara nigroviridisFC
319Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrolaC
320Flame-faced TanagerTangara parzudakiiR
321Golden TanagerTangara arthusFC
322Silver-throated TanagerTangara icterocephalaFC
323Swallow TanagerTersina viridisR
324Yellow-tufted Dacnis**Dacnis egregiaUC
325Blue DacnisDacnis cayanaVR
326Purple HoneycreeperCyanerpes caeruleusR
327Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spizaFC
328Guira TanagerHemithraupis guiraUC
329Indigo FlowerpiercerDiglossa indigoticaVR
330Saffron FinchSicalis flaveolaUC
331Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarinaFC
332Chestnut-bellied Seed-FinchSporophila angolensisFC
333Variable SeedeaterSporophila corvinaFC
334Black-and-white SeedeaterSporophila luctuosaUC
335Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollisC
336(Crimson-breasted Finch)Rhodospingus cruentusR
337BananaquitCoereba flaveolaFC
338Dull-colored GrassquitAsemospiza obscurusUC
339Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximusC
340Black-winged SaltatorSaltator atripennisFC
341Streaked SaltatorSaltator striatipectusUC
342Slate-colored GrosbeakSaltator grossusUC

 * 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.

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