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GUYANA

Area (SqMi):83,011
# Species:806
# Excl Vagrants:798
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:40
Species/1000 SqMi:9.6

List of species that are endemic (E), near endemic (NE), have restricted ranges in the country (RR), or occur only locally (LC) in the country. Table also shows species with globally threatened or endangered status according to the IUCN.*

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1Great TinamouTinamus major NT
2Comb DuckSarkidiornis sylvicolaRR 
3Orinoco GooseOressochen jubataLCNT
4Brazilian TealAmazonetta brasiliensisRR 
5White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensisRR 
6Masked DuckNomonyx dominicusRR 
7Marail GuanPenelope marailNE 
8Blue-throated Piping-GuanPipile cumanensisLC 
9Crestless CurassowMitu tomentosumLCNT
10Black CurassowCrax alector V
11Marbled Wood-QuailOdontophorus gujanensis NT
12Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinacea V
13Pavonine CuckooDromococcyx pavoninusRR 
14Rufous-winged Ground-CuckooNeomorphus rufipennisNE 
15Pearly-breasted CuckooCoccyzus euleriLC 
16Mangrove CuckooCoccyzus minorLC 
17Least NighthawkChordeiles pusillusRR 
18Short-tailed NighthawkLurocalis semitorquatusLC 
19Band-tailed NighthawkNyctiprogne leucopygaRR 
20Roraiman NightjarSetopagis whitelyiNE 
21Ladder-tailed NightjarHydropsalis climacocercaRR 
22Rufous NightjarAntrostomus rufusRR 
23White-winged PotooNyctibius leucopterusLC 
24Rufous PotooNyctibius bracteatusLC 
25OilbirdSteatornis caripensisLC 
26White-chinned SwiftCypseloides cryptusLC 
27Tepui SwiftStreptoprocne phelpsiNE 
28Chapman's SwiftChaetura chapmaniRR 
29Crimson TopazTopaza pellaLC 
30Streak-throated HermitPhaethornis rupurumiiRR 
31Little HermitPhaethornis longuemareusRR 
32Blue-fronted LancebillDoryfera johannaeRR 
33Brown VioletearColibri delphinaeRR 
34Green-tailed GoldenthroatPolytmus theresiaeLC 
35Fiery-tailed AwlbillAvocettula recurvirostrisRR 
36Green-throated MangoAnthracothorax viridigulaLC 
37Peacock CoquetteLophornis pavoninusNE 
38Velvet-browed BrilliantHeliodoxa xanthogonysNE 
39Rufous-breasted SabrewingCampylopterus hyperythrusNE 
40Plain-bellied EmeraldAmazilia leucogasterRR 
41Versicolored EmeraldAmazilia versicolorLC 
42Ash-throated CrakeMustelirallus albicollisRR 
43Rufous-necked Wood-RailAramides axillarisRR 
44Gray-winged TrumpeterPsophia crepitans NT
45Double-striped Thick-kneeBurhinus bistriatusRR 
46Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollis NT
47Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla NT
48Giant SnipeGallinago undulataRR 
49Pinnated BitternBotaurus pinnatusLC 
50Zigzag HeronZebrilus undulatus NT
51Stripe-backed BitternIxobrychus involucrisLC 
52Agami HeronAgamia agami V
53Scarlet IbisEudocimus ruberRR 
54Sharp-tailed IbisCercibis oxycercaRR 
55Lesser Yellow-headed VultureCathartes burrovianusRR 
56Pearl KiteGampsonyx swainsoniiLC 
57Crested EagleMorphnus guianensis NT
58Harpy EagleHarpia harpyja NT
59Ornate Hawk-EagleSpizaetus ornatus NT
60Slender-billed KiteHelicolestes hamatusRR 
61Long-winged HarrierCircus buffoniRR 
62Gray-bellied HawkAccipiter poliogaster NT
63Common Black HawkButeogallus anthracinusRR 
64Rufous Crab HawkButeogallus aequinoctialisLCNT
65Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatusRR 
66Crested OwlLophostrix cristataLC 
67Amazonian Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium hardyiLC 
68Mottled OwlCiccaba virgataRR 
69Striped OwlAsio clamatorLC 
70Stygian OwlAsio stygiusLC 
71Buff-fronted OwlAegolius harrisiiLC 
72Masked TrogonTrogon personatusRR 
73Brown JacamarBrachygalba lugubrisLC 
74Rufous-tailed JacamarGalbula ruficaudaLC 
75Tepui ToucanetAulacorhynchus whitelianusLC 
76Tawny-tufted ToucanetSelenidera nattereriRR 
77Toco ToucanRamphastos tocoLC 
78White-throated ToucanRamphastos tucanus V
79Channel-billed ToucanRamphastos vitellinus V
80White-bellied PiculetPicumnus spilogasterRRV
81Guianan Piculet
(Arrowhead Piculet)
Picumnus minutissimusNENT
82Red-crowned WoodpeckerMelanerpes rubricapillusRR 
83Red-rumped WoodpeckerDryobates kirkiiRR 
84Golden-collared WoodpeckerDryobates cassiniRR 
85Blood-colored WoodpeckerDryobates sanguineusNE 
86Ringed WoodpeckerCeleus torquatus NT
87Golden-green WoodpeckerPiculus chrysochlorosRR 
88Aplomado FalconFalco femoralisLC 
89Orange-breasted FalconFalco deiroleucusLCNT
90Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusRR 
91Scarlet-shouldered ParrotletTouit huetii V
92Tepui ParrotletNannopsittaca panychloraNE 
93Caica ParrotPyrilia caica NT
94Festive ParrotAmazona festivaLCNT
95Blue-cheeked ParrotAmazona dufresniana NT
96Mealy ParrotAmazona farinosa NT
97Fiery-shouldered ParakeetPyrrhura egregiaNE 
98Sun ParakeetAratinga solstitialisRREN
99Rufous-rumped AntwrenEuchrepomis callinotaRR 
100Band-tailed AntshrikeThamnophilus melanothoraxNE 
101Streak-backed AntshrikeThamnophilus insignisNE 
102Spot-winged AntshrikePygiptila stellarisRR 
103Brown-bellied AntwrenEpinecrophylla gutturalis NT
104Guianan Streaked-AntwrenMyrmotherula surinamensis V
105Plain-winged AntwrenMyrmotherula behniLC 
106Spot-tailed AntwrenHerpsilochmus sticturusNE 
107Todd's AntwrenHerpsilochmus stictocephalusNE 
108Roraiman AntwrenHerpsilochmus roraimaeNE 
109Rufous-winged AntwrenHerpsilochmus rufimarginatusRR 
110Guianan Warbling-AntbirdHypocnemis cantatorNENT
111Willis's AntbirdCercomacroides laetaNE 
112Blackish AntbirdCercomacroides nigrescensRR 
113Rio Branco AntbirdCercomacra carbonariaNECR
114Black-headed AntbirdPercnostola rufifronsRR 
115Roraiman AntbirdMyrmelastes saturataNE 
116Wing-banded AntbirdMyrmornis torquata NT
117Variegated AntpittaGrallaria variaRR 
118Tepui AntpittaMyrmothera simplexNE 
119Short-tailed AntthrushChamaeza campanisonaRR 
120Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillusLC 
121Long-tailed WoodcreeperDeconychura longicauda NT
122Cinnamon-throated WoodcreeperDendrexetastes rufigulaLC 
123Strong-billed WoodcreeperXiphocolaptes promeropirhynchusRR 
124Chestnut-rumped WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus pardalotusLC 
125Streak-headed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes souleyetiiRR 
126Slender-billed XenopsXenops tenuirostrisRR 
127Pale-legged HorneroFurnarius leucopusRR 
128Sharp-tailed StreamcreeperLochmias nematuraLC 
129Cinnamon-rumped Foliage-gleanerPhilydor pyrrhodesLC 
130Rufous-tailed Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia ruficaudataRR 
131White-throated Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla roraimaeNE 
132Ruddy Foliage-gleanerClibanornis rubiginosusLC 
133Chestnut-crowned Foliage-gleanerAutomolus rufipileatusLC 
134Roraiman BarbtailRoraimia adustaNE 
135Tepui SpinetailCranioleuca demissaNE 
136McConnell's SpinetailSynallaxis macconnelliLC 
137Hoary-throated SpinetailSynallaxis kollariNECR
138Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveolaLC 
139Bearded TachuriPolystictus pectoralisLCNT
140Gray ElaeniaMyiopagis canicepsLC 
141Rufous-crowned ElaeniaElaenia ruficepsRR 
142Sierran ElaeniaElaenia pallatangaeRR 
143Chapman's Bristle-TyrantPhylloscartes chapmaniNE 
144Olive-green TyrannuletPhylloscartes virescensNE 
145Black-fronted TyrannuletPhylloscartes nigrifronsNE 
146Sooty-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias griseicepsLC 
147Guianan TyrannuletZimmerius acerNE 
148Northern Scrub-FlycatcherSublegatus arenarumRR 
149Double-banded Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus vitiosusRR 
150Boat-billed Tody-TyrantHemitriccus josephinaeRR 
151White-eyed Tody-TyrantHemitriccus zosteropsRR 
152Ruddy Tody-FlycatcherPoecilotriccus russatusRR 
153Slate-headed Tody-Tyrant
(Slate-headed Tody-Flycatcher)
Poecilotriccus sylviaRR 
154Spotted Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum maculatumRR 
155White-throated SpadebillPlatyrinchus mystaceusRR 
156Cliff FlycatcherHirundinea ferrugineaLC 
157Roraiman FlycatcherMyiophobus roraimaeRR 
158Bran-colored FlycatcherMyiophobus fasciatusRR 
159Euler's FlycatcherLathrotriccus euleriLC 
160Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperi NT
161Smoke-colored PeweeContopus fumigatusRR 
162Blackish PeweeContopus nigrescensLC 
163Rufous-tailed TyrantKnipolegus poecilurusRR 
164Amazonian Black-TyrantKnipolegus poecilocercusRR 
165Drab Water TyrantOchthornis littoralisRR 
166Todd's SirystesSirystes subcanescensRR 
167Pale-bellied MournerRhytipterna immundaLC 
168Dusky-chested FlycatcherMyiozetetes luteiventrisRR 
169Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensisRR 
170Red-banded FruiteaterPipreola whitelyiRR 
171Guianan Red-CotingaPhoenicircus carnifexLC 
172Guianan Cock-of-the-rockRupicola rupicolaLC 
173Red-ruffed FruitcrowPyroderus scutatusRR 
174Amazonian UmbrellabirdCephalopterus ornatusLC 
175CapuchinbirdPerissocephalus tricolorLC 
176Rose-collared PihaLipaugus streptophorusRR 
177Bearded BellbirdProcnias averanoRR 
178Tiny Tyrant-ManakinTyranneutes virescensLC 
179Pale-bellied Tyrant-ManakinNeopelma pallescensNE 
180Olive ManakinXenopipo uniformisRR 
181Orange-bellied ManakinLepidothrix suavissimaRR 
182White-fronted ManakinLepidothrix serenaNE 
183Crimson-hooded ManakinPipra aureolaRR 
184Scarlet-horned ManakinCeratopipra cornutaRR 
185Black-crowned TityraTityra inquisitorLC 
186Olivaceous SchiffornisSchiffornis olivaceaNE 
187Dusky PurpletuftIodopleura fuscaRR 
188White-naped XenopsarisXenopsaris albinuchaRR 
189Green-backed BecardPachyramphus viridisRR 
190Tepui VireoVireo sclateriNE 
191Violaceous JayCyanocorax violaceusRR 
192Black-collared SwallowPygochelidon melanoleucaLC 
193White-thighed SwallowAtticora tibialisLC 
194Flutist WrenMicrocerculus ustulatusNE 
195Tepui WrenTroglodytes rufulusNE 
196Sedge WrenCistothorus platensisRR 
197Guianan GnatcatcherPolioptila guianensisRR 
198Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina NT
199Rufous-brown SolitaireCichlopsis leucogenysRR 
200Yellow-legged ThrushTurdus flavipesRR 
201Black-billed ThrushTurdus ignobilisLC 
202Black-hooded ThrushTurdus olivaterRR 
203Blue-naped ChlorophoniaChlorophonia cyaneaRR 
204Golden-rumped EuphoniaEuphonia cyanocephalaLC 
205Red SiskinSpinus cucullatusLCEN
206Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicusRR 
207Tepui BrushfinchAtlapetes personatusNE 
208Red-breasted MeadowlarkLeistes militarisRR 
209Epaulet OrioleIcterus cayanensisRR 
210Yellow OrioleIcterus nigrogularisRR 
211Carib GrackleQuiscalus lugubrisRR 
212Velvet-fronted GrackleLampropsar tanagrinusRR 
213Golden-tufted GrackleMacroagelaius imthurniNE 
214Yellow-hooded BlackbirdChrysomus icterocephalusRR 
215Golden-crowned WarblerBasileuterus culicivorusLC 
216Flavescent WarblerMyiothlypis flaveolaLC 
217Two-banded WarblerMyiothlypis bivittataRR 
218Tepui RedstartMyioborus castaneocapillaNE 
219Olive-backed TanagerMitrospingus oleagineusNE 
220Yellow-green GrosbeakCaryothraustes canadensisLC 
221Red-and-black GrosbeakPeriporphyrus erythromelasLCNT
222Magpie TanagerCissopis leverianusLC 
223Hooded TanagerNemosia pileataLC 
224Blue-backed TanagerCyanicterus cyanicterusNE 
225Dotted TanagerIxothraupis variaRR 
226Speckled TanagerIxothraupis guttataLC 
227Yellow-bellied TanagerIxothraupis xanthogastraRR 
228Black-headed TanagerTangara cyanopteraLC 
229Bicolored ConebillConirostrum bicolorRRNT
230Slaty FinchSpodiornis rusticaLC 
231Great-billed Seed-FinchSporophila maximilianiRRV
232Large-billed Seed-FinchSporophila crassirostrisRR 
233Wing-barred SeedeaterSporophila americanaLC 
234Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollisLC 
235Red-crested FinchCoryphospingus cucullatusLC 

 * 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.

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PRESENCE CODES

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

DISTRIBUTION CODES

EEndemic
LCLocal
NENear Endemic
RRRange Restricted

STATUS CODES

NTNear Threatened
VVulnerable
ENEndangered
CRCritically Endangered