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Area (ha):1,300
Altitude (m):1850-2040
# Species:303
# Excl Vagrants:303
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:12
Species/100 ha:23.3
Habitat: Middle-elevation 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.*

color codes

 
Tinamous: Tinamidae

1Tawny-breasted TinamouNothocercus juliusR
2Highland TinamouNothocercus bonaparteiR

 
Ducks: Anatidae

3Torrent DuckMerganetta armataFC

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

4Andean GuanPenelope montagniiUC
5Wattled GuanAburria aburriUC
6Sickle-winged GuanChamaepetes goudotiiFC

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

7Rufous-breasted Wood-QuailOdontophorus speciosusVR

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

8Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciataC
9Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinaceaVR
10<Maroon-chested Ground Dove>Paraclaravis mondetouraVR
11White-throated Quail-DoveZentrygon frenataFC

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

12Greater AniCrotophaga majorX
13Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga aniFC
14Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayanaFC
15|Yellow-billed Cuckoo|Coccyzus americanusVR

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

16Rufous-bellied NighthawkLurocalis rufiventrisC
17Band-winged NightjarSystellura longirostrisUC
18Swallow-tailed NightjarUropsalis segmentataUC
19Lyre-tailed NightjarUropsalis lyraUC

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

20Andean PotooNyctibius maculosusUC

 
Oilbird: Steatornithidae

21OilbirdSteatornis caripensisR

 
Swifts: Apodidae

22White-chested SwiftCypseloides lemosiUC
23Spot-fronted SwiftCypseloides cherrieiR
24Chestnut-collared SwiftStreptoprocne rutilaFC
25White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonarisC
26Short-tailed SwiftChaetura brachyuraR
27Gray-rumped SwiftChaetura cinereiventrisR
28White-tipped SwiftAeronautes montivagusUC

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

29White-tipped SicklebillEutoxeres aquilaUC
30Tawny-bellied HermitPhaethornis syrmatophorusFC
31Green-fronted LancebillDoryfera ludovicaeUC
32Geoffroy's DaggerbillSchistes geoffroyiUC
33<Brown Violetear>Colibri delphinaeR
34Lesser VioletearColibri cyanotusR
35#Sparkling Violetear#Colibri coruscansC
36Tourmaline SunangelHeliangelus exortisR
37Speckled HummingbirdAdelomyia melanogenysA
38Long-tailed SylphAglaiocercus kingiiA
39Tyrian MetaltailMetallura tyrianthinaR
40Greenish PufflegHaplophaedia aureliaeUC
41Golden-breasted PufflegEriocnemis mosqueraVR
42Emerald-bellied PufflegEriocnemis alineR
43Bronzy IncaCoeligena coeligenaA
44Collared IncaCoeligena torquataA
45Buff-winged StarfrontletCoeligena lutetiaeVR
46Mountain VelvetbreastLafresnaya lafresnayiUC
47Buff-tailed CoronetBoissonneaua flavescensR
48Chestnut-breasted CoronetBoissonneaua matthewsiiA
49Booted Racket-tailOcreatus underwoodiiR
50#Green-backed Hillstar#Urochroa leucuraUC
51Rufous-vented WhitetipUrosticte ruficrissaR
52Fawn-breasted BrilliantHeliodoxa rubinoidesA
53Violet-fronted BrilliantHeliodoxa leadbeateriR
54White-bellied WoodstarChaetocercus mulsantR
55Gorgeted WoodstarChaetocercus heliodorUC
56Lazuline SabrewingCampylopterus falcatusVR

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

57Southern LapwingVanellus chilensisC

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

58|Upland Sandpiper|Bartramia longicaudaR
59/Spotted Sandpiper/Actitis maculariusFC

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

60Andean GullChroicocephalus serranusVR

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

61AnhingaAnhinga anhingaX

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

62Fasciated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma fasciatumR
63Great EgretArdea albaR
64Snowy EgretEgretta thulaVR
65Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisUC

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

66Black VultureCoragyps atratusR
67Turkey VultureCathartes auraR

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

68/Osprey/Pandion haliaetusUC

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

69White-tailed KiteElanus leucurusVR
70Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatusVR
71Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatusR
72Black-and-white Hawk-EagleSpizaetus melanoleucusVR
73Black-and-chestnut EagleSpizaetus isidoriFC
74Semicollared HawkAccipiter collarisR
75Plain-breasted Hawk**Accipiter ventralisUC
76Bicolored HawkAccipiter bicolorVR
77Crane HawkGeranospiza caerulescensVR
78Solitary EagleButeogallus solitariusR
79Barred HawkMorphnarchus princepsFC
80Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostrisC
81White-rumped HawkParabuteo leucorrhousFC
82/Broad-winged Hawk/Buteo platypterusFC
83White-throated HawkButeo albigulaR
84|Swainson's Hawk|Buteo swainsoniVR

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

85Barn OwlTyto albaUC

 
Owls: Strigidae

86White-throated Screech-OwlMegascops albogularisUC
87Andean Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium jardiniiVR
88Mottled OwlCiccaba virgataUC
89"San Isidro" Owl**Ciccaba ??UC
90Rufous-banded OwlCiccaba albitarsisFC
91Short-eared OwlAsio flammeusVR

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

92Golden-headed QuetzalPharomachrus auricepsC
93Crested QuetzalPharomachrus antisianusFC
94Masked TrogonTrogon personatusC

 
Motmots: Momotidae

95Andean MotmotMomotus aequatorialisFC

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

96White-faced NunbirdHapaloptila castaneaFC

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

97Southern Emerald-ToucanetAulacorhynchus albivittaFC
98Black-billed Mountain-ToucanAndigena nigrirostrisUC
99Yellow-throated ToucanRamphastos ambiguusVR

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

100Smoky-brown WoodpeckerDryobates fumigatusUC
101Yellow-vented WoodpeckerDryobates dignusUC
102Bar-bellied WoodpeckerDryobates nigricepsR
103Powerful WoodpeckerCampephilus pollensUC
104Crimson-bellied WoodpeckerCampephilus haematogasterR
105Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatusR
106Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosusUC
107Crimson-mantled WoodpeckerColaptes rivoliiFC

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

108Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatusFC
109|American Kestrel|Falco sparveriusR
110|Merlin|Falco columbariusVR
111Bat FalconFalco rufigularisR
112Orange-breasted FalconFalco deiroleucusR
113|Peregrine Falcon|Falco peregrinusVR

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

114Barred ParakeetBolborhynchus lineolaC
115Red-billed ParrotPionus sordidusFC
116Speckle-faced ParrotPionus tumultuosusC
117Scaly-naped ParrotAmazona mercenariusFC

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

118Bicolored AntvireoDysithamnus occidentalisUC
119Streak-headed AntbirdDrymophila striaticepsC

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

120Undulated AntpittaGrallaria squamigeraR
121Giant AntpittaGrallaria giganteaR
122Moustached AntpittaGrallaria alleniR
123Chestnut-crowned AntpittaGrallaria ruficapillaC
124Chestnut-naped AntpittaGrallaria nuchalisUC
125White-bellied AntpittaGrallaria hypoleucaC
126Rufous AntpittaGrallaria rufulaR
127Peruvian AntpittaGrallaricula peruvianaR
128Slate-crowned AntpittaGrallaricula nanaFC

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

129Ocellated TapaculoAcropternis orthonyxUC
130Ash-colored TapaculoMyornis senilisFC
131Blackish TapaculoScytalopus latransC
132Long-tailed TapaculoScytalopus micropterusC
133Spillmann's TapaculoScytalopus spillmanniFC

 
Antthrushes: Formicariidae

134Barred AntthrushChamaeza mollissimaUC

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

135Tyrannine WoodcreeperDendrocincla tyranninaUC
136Strong-billed WoodcreeperXiphocolaptes promeropirhynchusUC
137Olive-backed WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus triangularisFC
138Greater ScythebillDrymotoxeres pucheraniiR
139Montane WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes lacrymigerC
140Streaked TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes boissonneautiiUC
141Rusty-winged BarbtailPremnornis guttuligerUC
142Sharp-tailed StreamcreeperLochmias nematuraR
143Montane Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia striaticollisUC
144Lineated Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla subalarisFC
145Flammulated TreehunterThripadectes flammulatusR
146Striped TreehunterThripadectes holostictusUC
147Streak-capped TreehunterThripadectes virgaticepsFC
148Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescensFC
149Pearled TreerunnerMargarornis squamigerC
150Ash-browed SpinetailCranioleuca curtataR
151Azara's SpinetailSynallaxis azaraeA
152Rufous SpinetailSynallaxis unirufaUC

 
Manakins: Pipridae

153Golden-winged ManakinMasius chrysopterusUC

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

154Green-and-black FruiteaterPipreola riefferiiC
155Barred FruiteaterPipreola arcuataUC
156Black-chested FruiteaterPipreola lubomirskiiFC
157Red-crested CotingaAmpelion rubrocristatusUC
158Andean Cock-of-the-rockRupicola peruvianusFC
159Olivaceous PihaSnowornis cryptolophusR
160Dusky PihaLipaugus fuscocinereusUC

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

161Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolorFC
162Black-and-white BecardPachyramphus albogriseusR

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

163Tawny-breasted FlycatcherMyiobius villosusVR

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

164Streak-necked FlycatcherMionectes striaticollisFC
165Rufous-breasted FlycatcherLeptopogon rufipectusFC
166Variegated Bristle-TyrantPhylloscartes poecilotisFC
167Marble-faced Bristle-TyrantPhylloscartes ophthalmicusC
168Bronze-olive Pygmy-TyrantPseudotriccus pelzelniFC
169Rufous-headed Pygmy-TyrantPseudotriccus ruficepsFC
170Rufous-crowned Tody-Tyrant
(Rufous-crowned Tody-Flycatcher)
Poecilotriccus ruficepsC
171Fulvous-breasted FlatbillRhynchocyclus fulvipectusUC
172Cinnamon FlycatcherPyrrhomyias cinnamomeusA
173Handsome FlycatcherNephelomyias pulcherC
174White-tailed TyrannuletMecocerculus poecilocercusC
175Sulphur-bellied TyrannuletMecocerculus minorC
176White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albicepsFC
177Torrent TyrannuletSerpophaga cinereaFC
178Black-capped TyrannuletPhyllomyias nigrocapillusR
179Ashy-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias cinereicepsFC
180Flavescent FlycatcherMyiophobus flavicansC
181Olive-chested FlycatcherMyiophobus cryptoxanthusR
182/Olive-sided Flycatcher/Contopus cooperiFC
183Smoke-colored PeweeContopus fumigatusA
184|Western Wood-Pewee|Contopus sordidulusVR
185|Eastern Wood-Pewee|Contopus virensVR
186Black PhoebeSayornis nigricansC
187Smoky Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes fumigatusFC
188Yellow-bellied Chat-TyrantOchthoeca diademaUC
189Slaty-backed Chat-TyrantOchthoeca cinnamomeiventrisFC
190Rufous-breasted Chat-TyrantOchthoeca rufipectoralisR
191Pale-edged FlycatcherMyiarchus cephalotesC
192Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similisR
193Lemon-browed FlycatcherConopias cinchonetiR
194Golden-crowned FlycatcherMyiodynastes chrysocephalusC
195Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicusA
196|Eastern Kingbird|Tyrannus tyrannusR
197|Fork-tailed Flycatcher|Tyrannus savanaR

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

198Black-billed PeppershrikeCyclarhis nigrirostrisFC
199Rufous-naped GreenletPachysilvia semibrunneaX
200Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrysA
201Chivi VireoVireo chiriVR

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

202Turquoise JayCyanolyca turcosaFC
203Inca JayCyanocorax yncasC

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

204Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleucaA
205Pale-footed SwallowOrochelidon flavipesUC
206Brown-bellied SwallowOrochelidon murinaUC
207|Purple Martin|Progne subisVR
208|Bank Swallow|Riparia ripariaR
209|Barn Swallow|Hirundo rusticaR

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

210House WrenTroglodytes aedonUC
211Mountain WrenTroglodytes solstitialisC
212Plain-tailed WrenPheugopedius euophrysC
213Rufous WrenCinnycerthia unirufaFC
214Sharpe's WrenCinnycerthia olivascensFC
215Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrysA

 
Dippers: Cinclidae

216White-capped DipperCinclus leucocephalusFC

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

217Tropical MockingbirdMimus gilvusX

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

218Andean SolitaireMyadestes ralloidesC
219Slaty-backed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus fuscaterUC
220/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatusUC
221Pale-eyed ThrushTurdus leucopsUC
222Black-billed ThrushTurdus ignobilisUC
223Chestnut-bellied ThrushTurdus fulviventrisUC
224Great ThrushTurdus fuscaterA
225Glossy-black ThrushTurdus serranusC

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

226<Blue-naped Chlorophonia>Chlorophonia cyaneaC
227Chestnut-breasted ChlorophoniaChlorophonia pyrrhophrysUC
228Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostrisVR
229Golden-rumped EuphoniaEuphonia cyanocephalaFC
230Bronze-green EuphoniaEuphonia mesochrysaR
231Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogasterC
232Olivaceous SiskinSpinus olivaceusFC

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

233Short-billed Bush-Tanager
(Short-billed Chlorospingus)
Chlorospingus parvirostrisUC
234Common ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavopectusA
235Yellow-browed SparrowAmmodramus aurifronsUC
236Gray-browed BrushfinchArremon assimilisUC
237Chestnut-capped BrushfinchArremon brunneinuchaFC
238Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensisA
239White-rimmed BrushfinchAtlapetes leucopisUC
240Slaty BrushfinchAtlapetes schistaceusR

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

241Yellow-billed CaciqueAmblycercus holosericeusUC
242Russet-backed OropendolaPsarocolius angustifronsA
243Scarlet-rumped CaciqueCacicus uropygialisC
244Northern Mountain Cacique**Cacicus leucoramphusC
245Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorusX

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

246|Northern Waterthrush|Parkesia noveboracensisR
247|Black-and-white Warbler|Mniotilta variaVR
248|Tennessee Warbler|Leiothlypis peregrinaVR
249|American Redstart|Setophaga ruticillaR
250|Cerulean Warbler|Setophaga ceruleaR
251Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumiFC
252/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fuscaA
253|Blackpoll Warbler|Setophaga striataR
254(Black-throated Blue Warbler)Setophaga caerulescensVR
255Three-striped WarblerBasileuterus tristriatusC
256Citrine WarblerMyiothlypis luteoviridisFC
257Black-crested WarblerMyiothlypis nigrocristataA
258Russet-crowned WarblerMyiothlypis coronataC
259/Canada Warbler/Cardellina canadensisFC
260Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatusA
261Spectacled RedstartMyioborus melanocephalusC

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

262/Summer Tanager/Piranga rubraUC
263Red-hooded TanagerPiranga rubricepsUC
264|Rose-breasted Grosbeak|Pheucticus ludovicianusR

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

265<White-capped Tanager>Sericossypha albocristataUC
266Rufous-crested TanagerCreurgops verticalisUC
267Black-capped HemispingusKleinothraupis atropileusUC
268Oleaginous HemispingusSphenopsis frontalisFC
269Black-eared HemispingusSphenopsis melanotisC
270Superciliaried HemispingusThlypopsis superciliarisVR
271White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufusVR
272Hooded Mountain-TanagerButhraupis montanaFC
273Grass-green TanagerChlorornis riefferiiFC
274Lacrimose Mountain-TanagerAnisognathus lacrymosusFC
275Scarlet-bellied Mountain-TanagerAnisognathus igniventrisUC
276Blue-winged Mountain-TanagerAnisognathus somptuosusUC
277Buff-breasted Mountain-TanagerDubusia taeniataUC
278Golden-crowned TanagerIridosornis rufivertexR
279Fawn-breasted TanagerPipraeidea melanonotaFC
280Orange-eared TanagerChlorochrysa calliparaeaUC
281Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopusC
282Palm TanagerThraupis palmarumVR
283Golden-naped TanagerChalcothraupis ruficervixFC
284Black-capped TanagerStilpnia heineiC
285Blue-necked TanagerStilpnia cyanicollisFC
286Blue-and-black TanagerTangara vassoriiFC
287Beryl-spangled TanagerTangara nigroviridisC
288Saffron-crowned TanagerTangara xanthocephalaC
289Flame-faced TanagerTangara parzudakiiC
290Purple HoneycreeperCyanerpes caeruleusR
291Golden-collared HoneycreeperIridophanes pulcherrimusUC
292Capped ConebillConirostrum albifronsC
293Glossy FlowerpiercerDiglossa lafresnayiiR
294Deep-blue FlowerpiercerDiglossa glaucaR
295Bluish FlowerpiercerDiglossa caerulescensA
296Masked FlowerpiercerDiglossa cyaneaC
297PlushcapCatamblyrhynchus diademaUC
298<Slaty Finch>Spodiornis rusticaUC
299Gray-hooded Bush TanagerCnemoscopus rubrirostrisR
300Chestnut-bellied SeedeaterSporophila castaneiventrisR
301#Black-and-white Seedeater#Sporophila luctuosaR
302BananaquitCoereba flaveolaR
303Masked SaltatorSaltator cinctusVR

 * 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