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RUPUNUNI RIVER

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# Species*:78
# Excl Vagrants*:78
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:0
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Riverine forest, river

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

 
Ducks: Anatidae

1Muscovy DuckCairina moschataC

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

2Little Chachalaca
(Variable Chachalaca)
Ortalis motmotC

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

3Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensisC
4Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosaFC
5White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxiC

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

6Greater AniCrotophaga majorC
7Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayanaFC

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

8Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennisC
9Band-tailed NighthawkNyctiprogne leucopygaC
10Blackish NightjarNyctipolus nigrescensFC
11Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollisC

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

12Common PotooNyctibius griseusFC

 
Swifts: Apodidae

13Short-tailed SwiftChaetura brachyuraUC
14Band-rumped SwiftChaetura spinicaudusC

 
Finfoots: Heliornithidae

15SungrebeHeliornis fulicaFC

 
Limpkin: Aramidae

16LimpkinAramus guaraunaFC

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

17Pied LapwingVanellus cayanusFC
18Southern LapwingVanellus chilensisC

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

19Wattled JacanaJacana jacanaFC

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

20/Spotted Sandpiper/Actitis maculariusC
21/Solitary Sandpiper/Tringa solitariaFC

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

22Large-billed TernPhaetusa simplexFC
23Black SkimmerRynchops nigerC

 
Sunbittern: Eurypygidae

24SunbitternEurypyga heliasFC

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

25AnhingaAnhinga anhingaC

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

26Neotropic CormorantPhalacrocorax brasilianusC

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

27Fasciated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma fasciatumR
28Cocoi HeronArdea cocoiC
29Great EgretArdea albaC
30Snowy EgretEgretta thulaC
31Little Blue HeronEgretta caeruleaC
32Striated HeronButorides striataC
33Agami HeronAgamia agamiUC
34Capped HeronPilherodius pileatusFC
35Boat-billed HeronCochlearius cochleariusFC

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

36Green IbisMesembrinibis cayennensisC

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

37Turkey VultureCathartes auraC

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

38/Osprey/Pandion haliaetusFC

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

39Black-and-white Hawk-EagleSpizaetus melanoleucusUC
40Black-collared HawkBusarellus nigricollisFC
41Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitingaFC
42Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostrisFC
43Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidusFC

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

44Green-backed TrogonTrogon viridisFC

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

45Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquataFC
46Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazonaFC
47Green KingfisherChloroceryle americanaFC
48Green-and-rufous KingfisherChloroceryle indaUC

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

49Swallow-winged PuffbirdChelidoptera tenebrosaC

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

50Black CaracaraDaptrius aterFC
51Bat FalconFalco rufigularisFC

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

52Blue-and-yellow MacawAra araraunaFC

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

53Amazonian AntshrikeThamnophilus amazonicusFC
54White-fringed AntwrenFormicivora griseaFC

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

55Striped WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus obsoletusFC
56Buff-throated WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus guttatusFC
57Straight-billed WoodcreeperDendroplex picusFC

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

58CapuchinbirdPerissocephalus tricolorUC
59Bare-necked FruitcrowGymnoderus foetidusUC

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

60Black-tailed TityraTityra cayanaUC

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

61Pale-eyed Pygmy-TyrantAtalotriccus pilarisFC
62Yellow-crowned ElaeniaMyiopagis flavivertexFC
63Amazonian Scrub-FlycatcherSublegatus obscuriorUC
64Pied Water-TyrantFluvicola picaFC
65Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculiferUC
66Lesser KiskadeePitangus lictorFC
67Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicusC

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

68Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensisFC
69Chivi VireoVireo chiriFC

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

70Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollisC
71White-winged SwallowTachycineta albiventerC

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

72Tropical GnatcatcherPolioptila plumbeaFC

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

73Pale-breasted ThrushTurdus leucomelasC

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

74Finsch's EuphoniaEuphonia finschiFC

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

75Red-rumped CaciqueCacicus haemorrhousC

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

76Red-capped CardinalParoaria gularisC
77Burnished-buff TanagerStilpnia cayanaC
78Swallow TanagerTersina viridisFC

 * 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