# Species*:101
# Excl Vagrants*:101
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:18
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Dry scrub, dry forest, coastal


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

1Pale-browed TinamouCrypturellus transfasciatus

Ducks: Anatidae

2Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalis
3Fulvous Whistling-DuckDendrocygna bicolor
4Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
5White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis
6Masked DuckNomonyx dominicus

Flamingos: Phoenicopteridae

7Chilean FlamingoPhoenicopterus chilensis

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

8Rock PigeonColumba livia
9Croaking Ground DoveColumbina cruziana
10West Peruvian DoveZenaida meloda
11Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

12Scrub NightjarNyctidromus anthonyi

Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

13Black-throated MangoAnthracothorax nigricollis
14Short-tailed WoodstarMyrmia micrura
15Amazilia HummingbirdAmazilis amazilia

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

16Common GallinuleGallinula galeata

Thick-knees: Burhinidae

17Peruvian Thick-kneeHesperoburhinus superciliaris

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

18Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus

Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae

19American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

20/Black-bellied Plover/Pluvialis squatarola
21|American Golden-Plover|Pluvialis dominica
22KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
23/Semipalmated Plover/Charadrius semipalmatus
24/Wilson's Plover/Anarhynchus wilsonia
25Collared PloverAnarhynchus collaris
26Snowy PloverAnarhynchus nivosus

Jacanas: Jacanidae

27Wattled JacanaJacana jacana

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

28/Whimbrel/Numenius phaeopus
29/Wilson's Phalarope/Phalaropus tricolor
30/Red Phalarope/Phalaropus fulicarius
31/Red-necked Phalarope/Phalaropus lobatus
32/Spotted Sandpiper/Actitis macularius
33/Solitary Sandpiper/Tringa solitaria
34/Wandering Tattler/Tringa incana
35/Lesser Yellowlegs/Tringa flavipes
36/Willet/Tringa semipalmata
37/Greater Yellowlegs/Tringa melanoleuca
38/Ruddy Turnstone/Arenaria interpres
39/Stilt Sandpiper/Calidris himantopus
40/Sanderling/Calidris alba
41/Least Sandpiper/Calidris minutilla
42/Pectoral Sandpiper/Calidris melanotos
43/Western Sandpiper/Calidris mauri
44/Semipalmated Sandpiper/Calidris pusilla

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

45Gray-hooded GullChroicocephalus cirrocephalus
46\Gray Gull\Leucophaeus modestus
47/Laughing Gull/Leucophaeus atricilla
48/Franklin's Gull/Leucophaeus pipixcan
49Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
50Black SkimmerRynchops niger
51\Peruvian Tern\Sternula lorata
52Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
53Inca TernLarosterna inca
54/Black Tern/Chlidonias niger
55/Common Tern/Sterna hirundo
56|Elegant Tern|Thalasseus elegans
57/Sandwich Tern/Thalasseus sandvicensis
58/Royal Tern/Thalasseus maximus

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

63Yellow-crowned Night HeronNyctanassa violacea
64Snowy EgretEgretta thula
65Great EgretArdea alba
66Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi

New World Vultures: Cathartidae

67Black VultureCoragyps atratus
68Turkey VultureCathartes aura
69King VultureSarcoramphus papa

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

70Crane HawkGeranospiza caerulescens
71Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalis
72Harris's HawkParabuteo unicinctus
73Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidus
74Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatus

Owls: Strigidae

75Peruvian Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium peruanum
76Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

77Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
78/Peregrine Falcon/Falco peregrinus

Parrots: Psittacidae

79Pacific ParrotletForpus coelestis

Crescentchests: Melanopareiidae

80Elegant CrescentchestMelanopareia elegans

Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

81Blackish-headed SpinetailSynallaxis tithys
82Necklaced SpinetailSynallaxis stictothorax

Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

83Tropical Royal-FlycatcherOnychorhynchus coronatus

Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

84Greenish ElaeniaMyiopagis viridicata
85Fulvous-faced Scrub-TyrantEuscarthmus fulviceps
86Gray-and-white TyrannuletPseudelaenia leucospodia
87Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
88Short-tailed Field TyrantMuscigralla brevicauda
89Snowy-throated KingbirdTyrannus niveigularis

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

90White-tailed JayCyanocorax mystacalis

Wrens: Troglodytidae

91Superciliated WrenCantorchilus superciliaris

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

92Saffron SiskinSpinus siemiradzkii

Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

93Peruvian MeadowlarkLeistes bellicosa
94White-edged OrioleIcterus graceannae

Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

95Collared Warbling FinchPoospiza hispaniolensis
96Sulphur-throated FinchSicalis taczanowskii
97Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
98Parrot-billed SeedeaterSporophila peruviana
99Chestnut-throated SeedeaterSporophila telasco
100(Crimson-breasted Finch)Rhodospingus cruentus
101BananaquitCoereba flaveola


 *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.