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Area (ha):371,000
# Species:248
# Excl Vagrants:248
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:9
Species/100 ha:0.1
Habitat: Rainforest

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

1Great TinamouTinamus majorIW
2Variegated TinamouCrypturellus variegatusIW

 
Ducks: Anatidae

3Muscovy DuckCairina moschataIW

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

4Little Chachalaca
(Variable Chachalaca)
Ortalis motmotIW
5Marail GuanPenelope marailIW
6Spix's GuanPenelope jacquacuIW
7Blue-throated Piping-GuanPipile cumanensisIW
8Black CurassowCrax alectorIW

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

9Marbled Wood-QuailOdontophorus gujanensisIW

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

10Plumbeous PigeonPatagioenas plumbeaIW
11Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinaceaIW
12Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montanaIW
13Gray-fronted DoveLeptotila rufaxillaIW

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

14Greater AniCrotophaga majorIW
15Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayanaIW
16Black-bellied CuckooPiaya melanogasterIW

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

17Short-tailed NighthawkLurocalis semitorquatusIW
18Blackish NightjarNyctipolus nigrescensIW
19Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollisIW
20Ladder-tailed NightjarHydropsalis climacocercaIW

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

21Common PotooNyctibius griseusIW

 
Swifts: Apodidae

22White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonarisIW
23Gray-rumped SwiftChaetura cinereiventrisIW

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

24Crimson TopazTopaza pellaIW
25Rufous-breasted HermitGlaucis hirsutusIW
26Pale-tailed BarbthroatThrenetes leucurusIW
27Long-tailed HermitPhaethornis superciliosusIW
28Reddish HermitPhaethornis ruberIW
29Black-eared FairyHeliothryx auritusIW
30Tufted CoquetteLophornis ornatusIW
31Gray-breasted SabrewingCampylopterus largipennisIW
32Fork-tailed WoodnymphThalurania furcataIW

 
Trumpeters: Psophiidae

33Gray-winged TrumpeterPsophia crepitansIW

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

34Pied LapwingVanellus cayanusIW

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

35Spotted SandpiperActitis maculariusIW

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

36Yellow-billed TernSternula superciliarisIW
37Large-billed TernPhaetusa simplexIW
38Black SkimmerRynchops nigerIW

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

39JabiruJabiru mycteriaIW

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

40AnhingaAnhinga anhingaIW

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

41Neotropic CormorantPhalacrocorax brasilianusIW

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

42Cocoi HeronArdea cocoiIW
43Great EgretArdea albaIW
44Little Blue HeronEgretta caeruleaIW
45Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisIW
46Capped HeronPilherodius pileatusIW

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

47Green IbisMesembrinibis cayennensisIW

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

48Black VultureCoragyps atratusIW
49Turkey VultureCathartes auraIW
50Greater Yellow-headed VultureCathartes melambrotusIW
51King VultureSarcoramphus papaIW

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

52Gray-headed KiteLeptodon cayanensisIW
53Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatusIW
54Harpy EagleHarpia harpyjaIW
55Black Hawk-EagleSpizaetus tyrannusIW
56Ornate Hawk-EagleSpizaetus ornatusIW
57Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbeaIW
58Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitingaIW
59Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostrisIW
60Black-faced HawkLeucopternis melanopsIW
61Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidusIW

 
Owls: Strigidae

62Amazonian Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium hardyiIW
63Black-banded OwlCiccaba huhulaIW

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

64Black-tailed TrogonTrogon melanurusIW
65Green-backed TrogonTrogon viridisIW
66Guianan TrogonTrogon violaceusIW
67Collared TrogonTrogon collarisIW

 
Motmots: Momotidae

68Amazonian MotmotMomotus momotaIW

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

69Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquataIW
70American Pygmy KingfisherChloroceryle aeneaIW
71Green KingfisherChloroceryle americanaIW
72Green-and-rufous KingfisherChloroceryle indaIW

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

73Guianan PuffbirdNotharchus macrorhynchosIW
74Collared PuffbirdBucco capensisIW
75Black NunbirdMonasa atraIW
76Swallow-winged PuffbirdChelidoptera tenebrosaIW

 
Jacamars: Galbulidae

77Bronzy JacamarGalbula leucogastraIW
78Paradise JacamarGalbula deaIW
79Great JacamarJacamerops aureusIW

 
New World Barbets: Capitonidae

80Black-spotted BarbetCapito nigerIW

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

81Tepui ToucanetAulacorhynchus whitelianusIW
82Green AracariPteroglossus viridisIW
83Black-necked AracariPteroglossus aracariIW
84Guianan ToucanetSelenidera piperivoraIW
85White-throated ToucanRamphastos tucanusIW
86Channel-billed ToucanRamphastos vitellinusIW

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

87Yellow-tufted WoodpeckerMelanerpes cruentatusIW
88Red-necked WoodpeckerCampephilus rubricollisIW
89Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatusIW
90Ringed WoodpeckerCeleus torquatusIW
91Waved WoodpeckerCeleus undatusIW
92Chestnut WoodpeckerCeleus elegansIW
93Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosusIW

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

94Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollisIW
95Black CaracaraDaptrius aterIW
96Red-throated CaracaraIbycter americanusIW
97Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnansIW
98Bat FalconFalco rufigularisIW

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

99Lilac-tailed ParrotletTouit batavicusIW
100Sapphire-rumped ParrotletTouit purpuratusIW
101Golden-winged ParakeetBrotogeris chrysopteraIW
102Caica ParrotPyrilia caicaIW
103Dusky ParrotPionus fuscusIW
104Blue-headed ParrotPionus menstruusIW
105Blue-cheeked ParrotAmazona dufresnianaIW
106Mealy ParrotAmazona farinosaIW
107Orange-winged ParrotAmazona amazonicaIW
108Dusky-billed ParrotletForpus modestusIW
109Black-headed ParrotPionites melanocephalusIW
110Red-fan ParrotDeroptyus accipitrinusIW
111Painted ParakeetPyrrhura pictaIW
112Scarlet MacawAra macaoIW
113Red-and-green MacawAra chloropterusIW
114Chestnut-fronted MacawAra severusIW
115Red-shouldered MacawDiopsittaca nobilisIW

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

116Ash-winged AntwrenEuchrepomis spodioptilaIW
117Fasciated AntshrikeCymbilaimus lineatusIW
118Black-throated AntshrikeFrederickena viridisIW
119Mouse-colored AntshrikeThamnophilus murinusIW
120Amazonian AntshrikeThamnophilus amazonicusIW
121Dusky-throated AntshrikeThamnomanes ardesiacusIW
122Cinereous AntshrikeThamnomanes caesiusIW
123Rufous-bellied AntwrenIsleria guttataIW
124Brown-bellied StipplethroatEpinecrophylla gutturalisIW
125Pygmy AntwrenMyrmotherula brachyuraIW
126White-flanked AntwrenMyrmotherula axillarisIW
127Long-winged AntwrenMyrmotherula longipennisIW
128Gray AntwrenMyrmotherula menetriesiiIW
129Spot-tailed AntwrenHerpsilochmus sticturusIW
130Todd's AntwrenHerpsilochmus stictocephalusIW
131Roraiman AntwrenHerpsilochmus roraimaeIW
132Guianan Warbling-AntbirdHypocnemis cantatorIW
133Gray AntbirdCercomacra cinerascensIW
134Black-chinned AntbirdHypocnemoides melanopogonIW
135Silvered AntbirdSclateria naeviaIW
136Spot-winged AntbirdMyrmelastes leucostigmaIW
137Ferruginous-backed AntbirdMyrmodenus ferrugineaIW
138Wing-banded AntbirdMyrmornis torquataIW
139White-plumed AntbirdPithys albifronsIW
140Rufous-throated AntbirdGymnopithys rufigulaIW
141Spot-backed AntbirdHylophylax naeviusIW

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

142Spotted AntpittaHylopezus maculariusIW
143Thrush-like AntpittaMyrmothera campanisonaIW

 
Antthrushes: Formicariidae

144Rufous-capped AntthrushFormicarius colmaIW
145Black-faced AntthrushFormicarius analisIW
146Short-tailed AntthrushChamaeza campanisonaIW

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

147Tawny-throated LeaftosserSclerurus mexicanusIW
148Short-billed LeaftosserSclerurus rufigularisIW
149Black-tailed LeaftosserSclerurus caudacutusIW
150Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillusIW
151Long-tailed WoodcreeperDeconychura longicaudaIW
152Plain-brown WoodcreeperDendrocincla fuliginosaIW
153Wedge-billed WoodcreeperGlyphorynchus spirurusIW
154Amazonian Barred-WoodcreeperDendrocolaptes certhiaIW
155Black-banded WoodcreeperDendrocolaptes picumnusIW
156Strong-billed WoodcreeperXiphocolaptes promeropirhynchusIW
157Chestnut-rumped WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus pardalotusIW
158Buff-throated WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus guttatusIW
159Curve-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus procurvoidesIW
160Rufous-rumped Foliage-gleanerPhilydor erythrocercumIW
161Cinnamon-rumped Foliage-gleanerPhilydor pyrrhodesIW
162Olive-backed Foliage-gleanerAutomolus infuscatusIW

 
Manakins: Pipridae

163Tiny Tyrant-ManakinTyranneutes virescensIW
164Saffron-crested Tyrant-ManakinNeopelma chrysocephalumIW
165White-throated ManakinCorapipo gutturalisIW
166White-crowned ManakinDixiphia pipraIW

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

167Guianan Red-CotingaPhoenicircus carnifexIW
168Guianan Cock-of-the-rockRupicola rupicolaIW
169Crimson FruitcrowHaematoderus militarisIW
170Purple-throated FruitcrowQuerula purpurataIW
171CapuchinbirdPerissocephalus tricolorIW
172Purple-breasted CotingaCotinga cotingaIW
173Spangled CotingaCotinga cayanaIW
174Screaming PihaLipaugus vociferansIW
175White BellbirdProcnias albusIW

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

176Black-tailed TityraTityra cayanaIW
177Olivaceous SchiffornisSchiffornis olivaceaIW
178Cinereous MournerLaniocera hypopyrraIW
179Dusky PurpletuftIodopleura fuscaIW

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

180SharpbillOxyruncus cristatusIW
181Ruddy-tailed FlycatcherTerenotriccus erythrurusIW

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

182Wing-barred PipritesPiprites chlorisIW
183Cinnamon-crested SpadebillPlatyrinchus saturatusIW
184Golden-crowned SpadebillPlatyrinchus coronatusIW
185White-crested SpadebillPlatyrinchus platyrhynchosIW
186Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineusIW
187McConnell's FlycatcherMionectes macconnelliIW
188Sepia-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon amaurocephalusIW
189Olive-green TyrannuletPhylloscartes virescensIW
190Helmeted Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus galeatusIW
191Boat-billed Tody-TyrantHemitriccus josephinaeIW
192Painted Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum pictumIW
193Yellow-olive FlycatcherTolmomyias sulphurescensIW
194Yellow-margined FlycatcherTolmomyias assimilisIW
195White-lored TyrannuletOrnithion inermeIW
196Yellow-crowned TyrannuletTyrannulus elatusIW
197Forest ElaeniaMyiopagis gaimardiiIW
198Gray ElaeniaMyiopagis canicepsIW
199Rufous-crowned ElaeniaElaenia ruficepsIW
200Guianan TyrannuletZimmerius acerIW
201Fuscous FlycatcherCnemotriccus fuscatusIW
202Long-tailed TyrantColonia colonusIW
203Rufous-tailed FlatbillRamphotrigon ruficaudaIW
204Grayish MournerRhytipterna simplexIW
205Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratusIW
206Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensisIW
207Yellow-throated FlycatcherConopias parvusIW
208Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicusIW

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

209Slaty-capped Shrike-VireoVireolanius leucotisIW
210Tawny-crowned GreenletTunchironis ochraceicepsIW
211Buff-cheeked GreenletPachysilvia muscicapinaIW

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

212Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybeaIW
213White-winged SwallowTachycineta albiventerIW

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

214Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurusIW

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

215Wing-banded WrenMicrocerculus bamblaIW
216White-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucostictaIW

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

217Tropical MockingbirdMimus gilvusIW

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

218White-necked ThrushTurdus albicollisIW

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

219Purple-throated EuphoniaEuphonia chloroticaIW

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

220Pectoral SparrowArremon taciturnusIW

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

221Green OropendolaPsarocolius viridisIW
222Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanusIW
223Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus celaIW
224Red-rumped CaciqueCacicus haemorrhousIW
225Epaulet OrioleIcterus cayanensisIW
226Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorusIW

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

227Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumiIW

 
Mitrospingid Tanagers: Mitrospingidae

228Red-billed Pied TanagerLamprospiza melanoleucaIW

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

229Yellow-green GrosbeakCaryothraustes canadensisIW
230Red-and-black GrosbeakPeriporphyrus erythromelasIW
231Amazonian GrosbeakCyanoloxia rothschildiiIW

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

232Red-capped CardinalParoaria gularisIW
233Flame-crested TanagerTachyphonus cristatusIW
234Fulvous-crested TanagerTachyphonus surinamusIW
235White-shouldered TanagerTachyphonus luctuosusIW
236White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufusIW
237Fulvous Shrike-TanagerLanio fulvusIW
238Silver-beaked TanagerRamphocelus carboIW
239Blue-backed TanagerCyanicterus cyanicterusIW
240Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopusIW
241Palm TanagerThraupis palmarumIW
242Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrolaIW
243Blue DacnisDacnis cayanaIW
244Short-billed HoneycreeperCyanerpes nitidusIW
245Purple HoneycreeperCyanerpes caeruleusIW
246Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spizaIW
247Yellow-backed TanagerHemithraupis flavicollisIW
248BananaquitCoereba flaveolaIW

 * 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

LOCATION CODES