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# Species*:299
# Excl Vagrants*:299
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:2
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Savanna

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 major
2Cinereous TinamouCrypturellus cinereus
3Little TinamouCrypturellus soui
4Red-legged TinamouCrypturellus erythropus
5Variegated TinamouCrypturellus variegatus

 
Ducks: Anatidae

6White-faced Whistling-DuckDendrocygna viduata
7Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalis
8Muscovy DuckCairina moschata
9Brazilian TealAmazonetta brasiliensis

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

10Little Chachalaca
(Variable Chachalaca)
Ortalis motmot

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

11Crested BobwhiteColinus cristatus

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

12Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensis
13Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosa
14Common Ground DoveColumbina passerina
15Plain-breasted Ground DoveColumbina minuta
16Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacoti
17Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosa
18White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
19Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

20Greater AniCrotophaga major
21Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
22Striped CuckooTapera naevia
23Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

24Nacunda NighthawkChordeiles nacunda
25Least NighthawkChordeiles pusillus
26Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennis
27Short-tailed NighthawkLurocalis semitorquatus
28Blackish NightjarNyctipolus nigrescens
29Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis
30White-tailed NightjarHydropsalis cayennensis

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

31Common PotooNyctibius griseus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

32White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
33Chapman's SwiftChaetura chapmani
34Short-tailed SwiftChaetura brachyura
35Band-rumped SwiftChaetura spinicaudus
36Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensis
37Fork-tailed Palm-SwiftTachornis squamata

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

38Straight-billed HermitPhaethornis bourcieri
39Long-tailed HermitPhaethornis superciliosus
40White-tailed GoldenthroatPolytmus guainumbi
41Black-throated MangoAnthracothorax nigricollis
42Blue-tailed EmeraldChlorostilbon mellisugus
43Blue-chinned SapphireChlorestes notata
44Fork-tailed WoodnymphThalurania furcata
45White-chested EmeraldAmazilia brevirostris
46Glittering-throated EmeraldAmazilia fimbriata

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

47Ash-throated CrakeMustelirallus albicollis
48Gray-cowled Wood-RailAramides cajaneus
49Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
50Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinica

 
Finfoots: Heliornithidae

51SungrebeHeliornis fulica

 
Limpkin: Aramidae

52LimpkinAramus guarauna

 
Thick-knees: Burhinidae

53Double-striped Thick-kneeBurhinus bistriatus

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

54Pied LapwingVanellus cayanus
55Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
56Collared PloverCharadrius collaris

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

57Wattled JacanaJacana jacana

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

58/Spotted Sandpiper/Actitis macularius
59/Solitary Sandpiper/Tringa solitaria

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

60Yellow-billed TernSternula superciliaris
61Large-billed TernPhaetusa simplex
62Black SkimmerRynchops niger

 
Sunbittern: Eurypygidae

63SunbitternEurypyga helias

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

64JabiruJabiru mycteria

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

65AnhingaAnhinga anhinga

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

66Neotropic CormorantPhalacrocorax brasilianus

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

67Pinnated BitternBotaurus pinnatus
68Rufescent Tiger-HeronTigrisoma lineatum
69Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi
70Great EgretArdea alba
71Snowy EgretEgretta thula
72Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
73Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
74Striated HeronButorides striata
75Capped HeronPilherodius pileatus
76Boat-billed HeronCochlearius cochlearius

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

77Green IbisMesembrinibis cayennensis
78Bare-faced IbisPhimosus infuscatus
79Buff-necked IbisTheristicus caudatus

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

80Black VultureCoragyps atratus
81Turkey VultureCathartes aura
82Lesser Yellow-headed VultureCathartes burrovianus
83Greater Yellow-headed VultureCathartes melambrotus
84King VultureSarcoramphus papa

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

85/Osprey/Pandion haliaetus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

86Pearl KiteGampsonyx swainsonii
87Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
88Ornate Hawk-EagleSpizaetus ornatus
89Black-collared HawkBusarellus nigricollis
90Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbea
91Long-winged HarrierCircus buffoni
92Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalis
93Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitinga
94Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
95White-tailed HawkGeranoaetus albicaudatus
96White HawkPseudastur albicollis
97Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidus
98Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus
99Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatus

 
Owls: Strigidae

100Tropical Screech-OwlMegascops choliba
101Spectacled OwlPulsatrix perspicillata
102Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
103Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianum
104Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia
105Striped OwlAsio clamator

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

106Black-tailed TrogonTrogon melanurus
107Green-backed TrogonTrogon viridis
108Guianan TrogonTrogon violaceus
109Black-throated TrogonTrogon rufus
110Collared TrogonTrogon collaris

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

111Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata
112Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazona
113Green KingfisherChloroceryle americana

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

114Pied PuffbirdNotharchus tectus
115Spotted PuffbirdBucco tamatia
116Black NunbirdMonasa atra
117Swallow-winged PuffbirdChelidoptera tenebrosa

 
Jacamars: Galbulidae

118Green-tailed JacamarGalbula galbula

 
New World Barbets: Capitonidae

119Black-spotted BarbetCapito niger

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

120Green AracariPteroglossus viridis
121Black-necked AracariPteroglossus aracari
122Toco ToucanRamphastos toco
123White-throated ToucanRamphastos tucanus
124Channel-billed ToucanRamphastos vitellinus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

125Golden-spangled PiculetPicumnus exilis
126Yellow-tufted WoodpeckerMelanerpes cruentatus
127Crimson-crested WoodpeckerCampephilus melanoleucos
128Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatus
129Ringed WoodpeckerCeleus torquatus
130Waved WoodpeckerCeleus undatus
131Cream-colored WoodpeckerCeleus flavus
132Chestnut WoodpeckerCeleus elegans
133Yellow-throated WoodpeckerPiculus flavigula

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

134Black CaracaraDaptrius ater
135Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
136Yellow-headed CaracaraMilvago chimachima
137Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnans
138American KestrelFalco sparverius
139Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
140Bat FalconFalco rufigularis

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

141Scarlet-shouldered ParrotletTouit huetii
142Golden-winged ParakeetBrotogeris chrysoptera
143Caica ParrotPyrilia caica
144Dusky ParrotPionus fuscus
145Blue-headed ParrotPionus menstruus
146Blue-cheeked ParrotAmazona dufresniana
147Yellow-crowned ParrotAmazona ochrocephala
148Mealy ParrotAmazona farinosa
149Orange-winged ParrotAmazona amazonica
150Black-headed ParrotPionites melanocephalus
151Red-fan ParrotDeroptyus accipitrinus
152Painted ParakeetPyrrhura picta
153Brown-throated ParakeetEupsittula pertinax
154Blue-and-yellow MacawAra ararauna
155Scarlet MacawAra macao
156Red-and-green MacawAra chloropterus

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

157Fasciated AntshrikeCymbilaimus lineatus
158Black-crested AntshrikeSakesphorus canadensis
159Guianan Slaty-Antshrike
(Northern Slaty-Antshrike)
Thamnophilus punctatus
160Amazonian AntshrikeThamnophilus amazonicus
161Dusky-throated AntshrikeThamnomanes ardesiacus
162Cinereous AntshrikeThamnomanes caesius
163Guianan Streaked-AntwrenMyrmotherula surinamensis
164White-flanked AntwrenMyrmotherula axillaris
165White-fringed AntwrenFormicivora grisea
166Guianan Warbling-AntbirdHypocnemis cantator
167Dusky AntbirdCercomacroides tyrannina
168White-browed AntbirdMyrmoborus leucophrys
169White-bellied AntbirdMyrmeciza longipes
170Black-throated AntbirdMyrmophylax atrothorax
171White-plumed AntbirdPithys albifrons
172Rufous-throated AntbirdGymnopithys rufigula

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

173Striped WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus obsoletus
174Straight-billed WoodcreeperDendroplex picus
175Streak-headed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes souleyetii
176Plain XenopsXenops minutus
177Yellow-chinned SpinetailCerthiaxis cinnamomeus

 
Manakins: Pipridae

178Tiny Tyrant-ManakinTyranneutes virescens
179Blue-backed ManakinChiroxiphia pareola
180White-throated ManakinCorapipo gutturalis
181Black ManakinXenopipo atronitens
182White-crowned ManakinDixiphia pipra
183Golden-headed ManakinCeratopipra erythrocephala

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

184Purple-throated FruitcrowQuerula purpurata
185CapuchinbirdPerissocephalus tricolor
186Purple-breasted CotingaCotinga cotinga
187Spangled CotingaCotinga cayana
188Screaming PihaLipaugus vociferans

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

189Black-tailed TityraTityra cayana
190Black-crowned TityraTityra inquisitor
191Olivaceous SchiffornisSchiffornis olivacea
192White-naped XenopsarisXenopsaris albinucha

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

193Short-tailed Pygmy-TyrantMyiornis ecaudatus
194Helmeted Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus galeatus
195Pale-eyed Pygmy-TyrantAtalotriccus pilaris
196Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum
197Yellow-margined FlycatcherTolmomyias assimilis
198Gray-crowned FlycatcherTolmomyias poliocephalus
199Yellow-breasted FlycatcherTolmomyias flaviventris
200Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletum
201Mouse-colored TyrannuletPhaeomyias murina
202Yellow-crowned TyrannuletTyrannulus elatus
203Forest ElaeniaMyiopagis gaimardii
204Yellow-crowned ElaeniaMyiopagis flavivertex
205Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster
206\Small-billed Elaenia\Elaenia parvirostris
207Plain-crested ElaeniaElaenia cristata
208Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensis
209Tepui ElaeniaElaenia olivina
210Tropical PeweeContopus cinereus
211Amazonian Scrub-FlycatcherSublegatus obscurior
212Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
213Drab Water TyrantOchthornis littoralis
214Pied Water-TyrantFluvicola pica
215White-headed Marsh TyrantArundinicola leucocephala
216Cinnamon AttilaAttila cinnamomeus
217Short-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus ferox
218Lesser KiskadeePitangus lictor
219Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
220Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensis
221Yellow-throated FlycatcherConopias parvus
222Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatus
223\Piratic Flycatcher\Legatus leucophaius
224Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
225\Fork-tailed Flycatcher\Tyrannus savana

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

226Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis
227Lemon-chested GreenletHylophilus thoracicus
228Ashy-headed GreenletHylophilus pectoralis
229Buff-cheeked GreenletPachysilvia muscicapina
230Chivi VireoVireo chiri
231/Black-whiskered Vireo/Vireo altiloquus

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

232Cayenne JayCyanocorax cayanus

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

233\Blue-and-white Swallow\Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
234White-banded SwallowAtticora fasciata
235Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollis
236Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybea
237\Brown-chested Martin\Progne tapera
238White-winged SwallowTachycineta albiventer
239/Bank Swallow/Riparia riparia
240/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

241Tropical GnatcatcherPolioptila plumbea

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

242House WrenTroglodytes aedon
243Bicolored WrenCampylorhynchus griseus
244Coraya WrenPheugopedius coraya
245Buff-breasted WrenCantorchilus leucotis

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

246Tropical MockingbirdMimus gilvus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

247Pale-breasted ThrushTurdus leucomelas
248White-necked ThrushTurdus albicollis

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

249Yellowish PipitAnthus lutescens

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

250Plumbeous EuphoniaEuphonia plumbea
251Finsch's EuphoniaEuphonia finschi
252Violaceous EuphoniaEuphonia violacea
253White-lored Euphonia
(Golden-bellied Euphonia)
Euphonia chrysopasta
254White-vented EuphoniaEuphonia minuta
255Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogaster

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

256Grassland SparrowAmmodramus humeralis
257Pectoral SparrowArremon taciturnus

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

258Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
259Red-breasted MeadowlarkLeistes militaris
260Green OropendolaPsarocolius viridis
261Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanus
262Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus cela
263Moriche Oriole**Icterus chrysocephalus
264Orange-backed TroupialIcterus croconotus
265Yellow OrioleIcterus nigrogularis
266Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorus

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

267Golden-crowned WarblerBasileuterus culicivorus
268Riverbank WarblerMyiothlypis rivularis

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

269Rose-breasted ChatGranatellus pelzelni
270Amazonian GrosbeakCyanoloxia rothschildii

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

271Red-capped CardinalParoaria gularis
272Fulvous-crested TanagerTachyphonus surinamus
273White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufus
274Red-shouldered TanagerTachyphonus phoenicius
275Silver-beaked TanagerRamphocelus carbo
276Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
277Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
278Spotted TanagerIxothraupis punctata
279Burnished-buff TanagerStilpnia cayana
280Opal-rumped TanagerTangara velia
281Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrola
282Swallow TanagerTersina viridis
283Short-billed HoneycreeperCyanerpes nitidus
284Purple HoneycreeperCyanerpes caeruleus
285Red-legged HoneycreeperCyanerpes cyaneus
286Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spiza
287Guira TanagerHemithraupis guira
288Yellow-backed TanagerHemithraupis flavicollis
289Grassland Yellow-FinchSicalis luteola
290Wedge-tailed Grass-FinchEmberizoides herbicola
291Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
292\Lined Seedeater\Sporophila lineola
293Ruddy-breasted SeedeaterSporophila minuta
294Chestnut-bellied Seed-FinchSporophila angolensis
295Gray SeedeaterSporophila intermedia
296Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollis
297Plumbeous SeedeaterSporophila plumbea
298BananaquitCoereba flaveola
299Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus

 * 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

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\\Austral Visitor
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##Non-breeding Dispersal
<>Erratic/Irregular
()Breeding Season Only
{}Casual/Vagrant
[]Accidental