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Altitude (m):2740-4100
# Species*:119
# Excl Vagrants*:119
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:7
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Higher elevation scrub, paramo

SPECIALTY BIRDS LIST

List of species at this locale that are endemic (E), near endemic (NE), have restricted ranges in the country (RR), or that occur only locally (LC) in the country excluding vagrants and accidentals. Table also shows species with globally threatened or endangered status according to the IUCN.*

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1Curve-billed TinamouNothoprocta curvirostrisNE 
2Andean DuckOxyura ferrugineaLC 
3Silvery GrebePodiceps occipitalisLC 
4Ecuadorian HillstarOreotrochilus chimborazoNE 
5Mountain AvocetbillOpisthoprora eurypteraLC 
6Viridian MetaltailMetallura williamiNE 
7Buff-winged StarfrontletCoeligena lutetiaeRR 
8Sword-billed HummingbirdEnsifera ensiferaLC 
9Slate-colored CootFulica ardesiacaRR 
10Rufous-bellied SeedsnipeAttagis gayiLC 
11Andean CondorVultur gryphusLCV
12Carunculated CaracaraDaptrius carunculatusNE 
13Spillmann's TapaculoScytalopus spillmanniNE 
14Stout-billed CinclodesCinclodes excelsiorNE 
15Masked Mountain TanagerTephrophilus wetmoreiLCV
16Black-capped TanagerStilpnia heineiRR 
17Giant ConebillConirostrum binghamiLCNT
18Black-backed Bush TanagerUrothraupis stolzmanniNE 
19Paramo SeedeaterCatamenia homochroa NT

 *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.

PRESENCE CODES

CodeDescription##
//Boreal Visitor0
\\Austral Visitor0
||Transient0
##Non-breeding Dispersal0
<>Erratic/Irregular0
()Breeding Season Only0
{}Casual/Vagrant0
[]Accidental0

DISTRIBUTION CODES

CodeDescription##
EEndemic0
LCLocal8
NENear Endemic7
RRRestricted Range3

STATUS CODES

CodeDescription##
NTNear Threatened2
VVulnerable2
ENEndangered0
CRCritically Endangered0

Species counts in code tables depend on completeness of the data. For some countries or locales, data may not include all species or information on species presence may be incomplete.