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# Species:345
# Excl Vagrants:345
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:2
Habitat: Savanna, scrub, riverine 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 souiFC
2Undulated TinamouCrypturellus undulatusFC
3Red-legged TinamouCrypturellus erythropusUC

 
Ducks: Anatidae

4White-faced Whistling-DuckDendrocygna viduataC
5Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalisC
6Muscovy DuckCairina moschataC
7Brazilian TealAmazonetta brasiliensisC
8/Blue-winged Teal/Spatula discorsR
9Masked DuckNomonyx dominicusUC

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

10Little Chachalaca
(Variable Chachalaca)
Ortalis motmotC
11Spix's GuanPenelope jacquacuFC
12Crestless CurassowMitu tomentosumUC
13Black CurassowCrax alectorFC

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

14Crested BobwhiteColinus cristatusFC

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

15Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicusFC
16Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podicepsR

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

17Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensisC
18Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosaFC
19Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinaceaFC
20Common Ground DoveColumbina passerinaC
21Plain-breasted Ground DoveColumbina minutaUC
22Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacotiC
23Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosaFC
24Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montanaUC
25White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxiC
26Eared DoveZenaida auriculataC

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

27Greater AniCrotophaga majorC
28Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga aniC
29Striped CuckooTapera naeviaFC
30Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayanaFC
31Black-bellied CuckooPiaya melanogasterUC
32Dark-billed CuckooCoccyzus melacoryphusUC

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

33Nacunda NighthawkChordeiles nacundaC
34Least NighthawkChordeiles pusillusC
35Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennisC
36Band-tailed NighthawkNyctiprogne leucopygaC
37Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollisC
38White-tailed NightjarHydropsalis cayennensisFC
39Rufous NightjarAntrostomus rufusFC

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

40Great PotooNyctibius grandisUC
41Common PotooNyctibius griseusFC

 
Swifts: Apodidae

42White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonarisC
43Short-tailed SwiftChaetura brachyuraC
44Gray-rumped SwiftChaetura cinereiventrisC
45White-tipped SwiftAeronautes montivagusR
46Fork-tailed Palm-SwiftTachornis squamataC

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

47White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivoraFC
48Pale-tailed BarbthroatThrenetes leucurusUC
49Straight-billed HermitPhaethornis bourcieriFC
50Long-tailed HermitPhaethornis superciliosusFC
51Black-eared FairyHeliothryx auritusUC
52White-tailed GoldenthroatPolytmus guainumbiFC
53Green-tailed GoldenthroatPolytmus theresiaeFC
54Ruby-topaz HummingbirdChrysolampis mosquitusFC
55Black-throated MangoAnthracothorax nigricollisFC
56Long-billed StarthroatHeliomaster longirostrisFC
57Blue-tailed EmeraldChlorostilbon mellisugusFC
58Blue-chinned SapphireChlorestes notataFC
59Gray-breasted SabrewingCampylopterus largipennisFC
60Fork-tailed WoodnymphThalurania furcataFC
61White-chested EmeraldAmazilia brevirostrisFC
62Glittering-throated EmeraldAmazilia fimbriataC
63Rufous-throated SapphireHylocharis sapphirinaUC

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

64Gray-cowled Wood-RailAramides cajaneusFC
65Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinicaFC
66Azure GallinulePorphyrio flavirostrisUC

 
Finfoots: Heliornithidae

67SungrebeHeliornis fulicaFC

 
Limpkin: Aramidae

68LimpkinAramus guaraunaFC

 
Thick-knees: Burhinidae

69Double-striped Thick-kneeBurhinus bistriatusFC

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

70Pied LapwingVanellus cayanusFC
71Southern LapwingVanellus chilensisC
72Collared PloverCharadrius collarisFC

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

73Wattled JacanaJacana jacanaC

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

74/Upland Sandpiper/Bartramia longicaudaR
75South American SnipeGallinago paraguaiaeFC
76/Spotted Sandpiper/Actitis maculariusC
77/Solitary Sandpiper/Tringa solitariaFC
78/Greater Yellowlegs/Tringa melanoleucaC
79/Lesser Yellowlegs/Tringa flavipesC

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

80Yellow-billed TernSternula superciliarisC
81Large-billed TernPhaetusa simplexFC
82Black SkimmerRynchops nigerC

 
Sunbittern: Eurypygidae

83SunbitternEurypyga heliasFC

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

84Maguari StorkCiconia maguariFC
85JabiruJabiru mycteriaFC
86Wood StorkMycteria americanaC

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

87AnhingaAnhinga anhingaC

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

88Neotropic CormorantPhalacrocorax brasilianusC

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

89Pinnated BitternBotaurus pinnatusFC
90Least BitternIxobrychus exilisFC
91Stripe-backed BitternIxobrychus involucris?
92Rufescent Tiger-HeronTigrisoma lineatumFC
93Cocoi HeronArdea cocoiC
94Great EgretArdea albaC
95Snowy EgretEgretta thulaC
96Little Blue HeronEgretta caeruleaC
97Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisC
98Striated HeronButorides striataC
99Agami HeronAgamia agamiUC
100Capped HeronPilherodius pileatusFC
101Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticoraxC
102Boat-billed HeronCochlearius cochleariusFC

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

103#Sharp-tailed Ibis#Cercibis oxycercaFC
104Green IbisMesembrinibis cayennensisC
105Buff-necked IbisTheristicus caudatusFC
106Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajajaFC

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

107Black VultureCoragyps atratusC
108Turkey VultureCathartes auraC
109Lesser Yellow-headed VultureCathartes burrovianusC
110Greater Yellow-headed VultureCathartes melambrotusC
111King VultureSarcoramphus papaFC

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

112/Osprey/Pandion haliaetusFC

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

113Pearl KiteGampsonyx swainsoniiUC
114White-tailed KiteElanus leucurusFC
115Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatusUC
116Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatusFC
117Crested EagleMorphnus guianensisR
118Black Hawk-EagleSpizaetus tyrannusUC
119Ornate Hawk-EagleSpizaetus ornatusUC
120Black-and-white Hawk-EagleSpizaetus melanoleucusUC
121Black-collared HawkBusarellus nigricollisFC
122Snail KiteRostrhamus sociabilisC
123Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbeaFC
124Long-winged HarrierCircus buffoniR
125Tiny HawkAccipiter superciliosusR
126Crane HawkGeranospiza caerulescensFC
127Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalisC
128Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitingaFC
129Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostrisFC
130White-tailed HawkGeranoaetus albicaudatusFC
131White HawkPseudastur albicollisFC
132Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidusFC
133Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurusUC
134Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatusUC

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

135Barn OwlTyto albaUC

 
Owls: Strigidae

136Tropical Screech-OwlMegascops cholibaFC
137Spectacled OwlPulsatrix perspicillataUC
138Great Horned OwlBubo virginianusUC
139Amazonian Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium hardyiUC
140Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianumFC
141Burrowing OwlAthene cuniculariaFC

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

142Green-backed TrogonTrogon viridisFC
143Guianan TrogonTrogon violaceusFC

 
Motmots: Momotidae

144Amazonian MotmotMomotus momotaFC

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

145Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquataFC
146Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazonaFC
147American Pygmy KingfisherChloroceryle aeneaUC
148Green KingfisherChloroceryle americanaFC
149Green-and-rufous KingfisherChloroceryle indaUC

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

150Guianan PuffbirdNotharchus macrorhynchosUC
151Spotted PuffbirdBucco tamatiaFC
152Black NunbirdMonasa atraC
153Swallow-winged PuffbirdChelidoptera tenebrosaC

 
Jacamars: Galbulidae

154Brown JacamarBrachygalba lugubrisC
155Green-tailed JacamarGalbula galbulaFC
156Paradise JacamarGalbula deaFC

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

157Green AracariPteroglossus viridisFC
158Black-necked AracariPteroglossus aracariFC
159Toco ToucanRamphastos tocoUC
160White-throated ToucanRamphastos tucanusC
161Channel-billed ToucanRamphastos vitellinusC

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

162Golden-spangled PiculetPicumnus exilisFC
163Golden-collared WoodpeckerDryobates cassiniFC
164Crimson-crested WoodpeckerCampephilus melanoleucosFC
165Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatusFC
166Ringed WoodpeckerCeleus torquatusUC
167Cream-colored WoodpeckerCeleus flavusFC
168Chestnut WoodpeckerCeleus elegansFC
169Yellow-throated WoodpeckerPiculus flavigulaFC
170Golden-green WoodpeckerPiculus chrysochlorosUC
171Spot-breasted WoodpeckerColaptes punctigulaFC

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

172Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatusUC
173Black CaracaraDaptrius aterFC
174Red-throated CaracaraIbycter americanusFC
175Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriwayC
176Yellow-headed CaracaraMilvago chimachimaFC
177Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnansUC
178American KestrelFalco sparveriusFC
179Aplomado FalconFalco femoralisUC
180Bat FalconFalco rufigularisFC
181Orange-breasted FalconFalco deiroleucusR
182/Peregrine Falcon/Falco peregrinusUC

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

183Golden-winged ParakeetBrotogeris chrysopteraC
184Dusky ParrotPionus fuscusC
185Yellow-crowned ParrotAmazona ochrocephalaC
186Mealy ParrotAmazona farinosaC
187Orange-winged ParrotAmazona amazonicaC
188Brown-throated ParakeetEupsittula pertinaxC
189Red-bellied MacawOrthopsittaca manilatusC
190Blue-and-yellow MacawAra araraunaFC
191Red-and-green MacawAra chloropterusFC
192Red-shouldered MacawDiopsittaca nobilisC

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

193Great AntshrikeTaraba majorFC
194Black-crested AntshrikeSakesphorus canadensisFC
195Barred AntshrikeThamnophilus doliatusFC
196Guianan Slaty-Antshrike
(Northern Slaty-Antshrike)
Thamnophilus punctatusFC
197Pygmy AntwrenMyrmotherula brachyuraFC
198Guianan Streaked-AntwrenMyrmotherula surinamensisUC
199White-flanked AntwrenMyrmotherula axillarisFC
200Gray AntwrenMyrmotherula menetriesiiFC
201White-fringed AntwrenFormicivora griseaFC
202Dusky AntbirdCercomacroides tyranninaFC
203White-browed AntbirdMyrmoborus leucophrysFC
204Black-chinned AntbirdHypocnemoides melanopogonFC
205White-bellied AntbirdMyrmeciza longipesFC
206Ferruginous-backed AntbirdMyrmodenus ferrugineaFC
207Scale-backed AntbirdWillisornis poecilinotusFC

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

208Plain-brown WoodcreeperDendrocincla fuliginosaFC
209Wedge-billed WoodcreeperGlyphorynchus spirurusFC
210Black-banded WoodcreeperDendrocolaptes picumnusUC
211Striped WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus obsoletusFC
212Buff-throated WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus guttatusFC
213Straight-billed WoodcreeperDendroplex picusFC
214Streak-headed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes souleyetiiUC
215Pale-legged HorneroFurnarius leucopusFC
216Yellow-chinned SpinetailCerthiaxis cinnamomeusC
217Pale-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albescensFC

 
Manakins: Pipridae

218Pale-bellied Tyrant-ManakinNeopelma pallescensUC
219Blue-backed ManakinChiroxiphia pareolaC
220White-crowned ManakinDixiphia pipraFC

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

221Guianan Cock-of-the-rockRupicola rupicolaUC
222CapuchinbirdPerissocephalus tricolorFC
223Screaming PihaLipaugus vociferansC
224Bare-necked FruitcrowGymnoderus foetidusUC

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

225Black-tailed TityraTityra cayanaUC
226Black-crowned TityraTityra inquisitorUC
227Cinereous MournerLaniocera hypopyrraUC
228White-naped XenopsarisXenopsaris albinuchaVR
229Cinereous BecardPachyramphus rufusFC
230White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterusFC
231Black-capped BecardPachyramphus marginatusFC

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

232Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineusFC
233McConnell's FlycatcherMionectes macconnelliFC
234Short-tailed Pygmy-TyrantMyiornis ecaudatusFC
235Helmeted Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus galeatusFC
236Pale-eyed Pygmy-TyrantAtalotriccus pilarisFC
237Slate-headed Tody-Tyrant
(Slate-headed Tody-Flycatcher)
Poecilotriccus sylviaFC
238Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereumFC
239Olivaceous FlatbillRhynchocyclus olivaceusUC
240Yellow-margined FlycatcherTolmomyias assimilisFC
241Yellow-breasted FlycatcherTolmomyias flaviventrisFC
242Cliff FlycatcherHirundinea ferrugineaUC
243Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletumFC
244White-lored TyrannuletOrnithion inermeFC
245Mouse-colored TyrannuletPhaeomyias murinaFC
246Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveolaR
247Bearded TachuriPolystictus pectoralisUC
248Yellow-crowned TyrannuletTyrannulus elatusFC
249Forest ElaeniaMyiopagis gaimardiiFC
250Greenish ElaeniaMyiopagis viridicataFC
251Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogasterC
252\Small-billed Elaenia\Elaenia parvirostrisUC
253Plain-crested ElaeniaElaenia cristataFC
254Guianan TyrannuletZimmerius acerFC
255Pale-tipped Inezia
(Pale-tipped Tyrannulet)
Inezia caudataFC
256Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinusFC
257Drab Water TyrantOchthornis littoralisC
258Pied Water-TyrantFluvicola picaFC
259White-headed Marsh TyrantArundinicola leucocephalaFC
260Bright-rumped AttilaAttila spadiceusUC
261Grayish MournerRhytipterna simplexFC
262Short-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus feroxFC
263Lesser KiskadeePitangus lictorFC
264Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratusC
265Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitanguaFC
266Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensisC
267Yellow-throated FlycatcherConopias parvusFC
268Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatusUC
269Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicusC
270\Fork-tailed Flycatcher\Tyrannus savanaC

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

271Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensisFC
272Lemon-chested GreenletHylophilus thoracicusFC
273Ashy-headed GreenletHylophilus pectoralisC
274Chivi VireoVireo chiriFC

 
Donacobius: Donacobiidae

275Black-capped DonacobiusDonacobius atricapillaFC

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

276\Blue-and-white Swallow\Pygochelidon cyanoleucaUC
277Black-collared SwallowPygochelidon melanoleucaFC
278Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollisC
279Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybeaC
280\Brown-chested Martin\Progne taperaFC
281White-winged SwallowTachycineta albiventerC
282/Bank Swallow/Riparia ripariaFC
283/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rusticaC

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

284Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurusFC
285Tropical GnatcatcherPolioptila plumbeaFC

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

286House WrenTroglodytes aedonC
287Bicolored WrenCampylorhynchus griseusFC
288Buff-breasted WrenCantorchilus leucotisFC
289White-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucostictaFC

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

290Tropical MockingbirdMimus gilvusC

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

291Pale-breasted ThrushTurdus leucomelasC
292Bare-eyed Thrush
(Spectacled Thrush)
Turdus nudigenisFC

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

293Yellowish PipitAnthus lutescensFC

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

294Plumbeous EuphoniaEuphonia plumbeaUC
295Purple-throated EuphoniaEuphonia chloroticaUC
296Finsch's EuphoniaEuphonia finschiFC
297Violaceous EuphoniaEuphonia violaceaFC

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

298Grassland SparrowAmmodramus humeralisC

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

299Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magnaC
300Red-breasted MeadowlarkLeistes militarisC
301Green OropendolaPsarocolius viridisC
302Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanusC
303Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus celaC
304Moriche Oriole**Icterus chrysocephalusUC
305Orange-backed TroupialIcterus croconotusR
306Yellow OrioleIcterus nigrogularisFC
307Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensisC
308Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorusC
309Yellow-hooded BlackbirdChrysomus icterocephalusC

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

310Masked YellowthroatGeothlypis aequinoctialisFC
311/Yellow Warbler/Setophaga petechiaFC
312/Blackpoll Warbler/Setophaga striataUC
313Flavescent WarblerMyiothlypis flaveolaFC

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

314Hepatic TanagerPiranga flavaUC
315Rose-breasted ChatGranatellus pelzelniUC

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

316Red-capped CardinalParoaria gularisC
317Black-faced TanagerSchistochlamys melanopisUC
318Hooded TanagerNemosia pileataFC
319Red-shouldered TanagerTachyphonus phoeniciusFC
320Silver-beaked TanagerRamphocelus carboC
321Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopusC
322Palm TanagerThraupis palmarumC
323Burnished-buff TanagerStilpnia cayanaC
324Black-faced DacnisDacnis lineataUC
325Blue DacnisDacnis cayanaUC
326Short-billed HoneycreeperCyanerpes nitidusR
327Purple HoneycreeperCyanerpes caeruleusFC
328Red-legged HoneycreeperCyanerpes cyaneusFC
329Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spizaC
330Chestnut-vented ConebillConirostrum speciosumFC
331Grassland Yellow-FinchSicalis luteolaFC
332Wedge-tailed Grass-FinchEmberizoides herbicolaFC
333Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarinaC
334\Lined Seedeater\Sporophila lineolaUC
335Chestnut-bellied SeedeaterSporophila castaneiventrisFC
336Ruddy-breasted SeedeaterSporophila minutaC
337Chestnut-bellied Seed-FinchSporophila angolensisFC
338Large-billed Seed-FinchSporophila crassirostrisUC
339Gray SeedeaterSporophila intermediaFC
340Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollisC
341<Slate-colored Seedeater>Sporophila schistaceaC
342Plumbeous SeedeaterSporophila plumbeaFC
343BananaquitCoereba flaveolaC
344Grayish SaltatorSaltator coerulescensFC
345Slate-colored GrosbeakSaltator grossusFC

 * 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