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SURAMA VILLAGE

GUYANA
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# Species*:350
# Excl Vagrants*:350
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:7
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Open forest, lowland 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

1Great TinamouTinamus majorC
2Cinereous TinamouCrypturellus cinereusFC
3Little TinamouCrypturellus souiFC
4Red-legged TinamouCrypturellus erythropusUC
5Variegated TinamouCrypturellus variegatusFC

 
Ducks: Anatidae

6Muscovy DuckCairina moschataUC

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

7Little Chachalaca
(Variable Chachalaca)
Ortalis motmotFC
8Marail GuanPenelope marailUC
9Spix's GuanPenelope jacquacuFC
10Black CurassowCrax alectorFC

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

11Marbled Wood-QuailOdontophorus gujanensisFC

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

12Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensisC
13Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosaFC
14Plumbeous PigeonPatagioenas plumbeaC
15Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinaceaC
16Common Ground DoveColumbina passerinaC
17Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacotiC
18Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montanaUC
19White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxiC
20Gray-fronted DoveLeptotila rufaxillaFC

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

21Greater AniCrotophaga majorC
22Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga aniC
23Rufous-winged Ground-CuckooNeomorphus rufipennisUC
24Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayanaFC
25Black-bellied CuckooPiaya melanogasterFC

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

26Nacunda NighthawkChordeiles nacundaVR
27Least NighthawkChordeiles pusillusR
28Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennisR
29Short-tailed NighthawkLurocalis semitorquatusFC
30Blackish NightjarNyctipolus nigrescensFC
31Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollisUC
32White-tailed NightjarHydropsalis cayennensis 

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

33Great PotooNyctibius grandisUC
34Common PotooNyctibius griseusFC

 
Swifts: Apodidae

35White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonarisC
36Chapman's SwiftChaetura chapmaniA
37Short-tailed SwiftChaetura brachyuraUC
38Band-rumped SwiftChaetura spinicaudusA
39Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensisVR
40Fork-tailed Palm-SwiftTachornis squamataFC

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

41Rufous-breasted HermitGlaucis hirsutusVR
42Pale-tailed BarbthroatThrenetes leucurusUC
43Straight-billed HermitPhaethornis bourcieriFC
44Long-tailed HermitPhaethornis superciliosusFC
45Reddish HermitPhaethornis ruberC
46Green-tailed GoldenthroatPolytmus theresiaeFC
47Racket-tailed ThorntailDiscosura longicaudusUC
48Tufted CoquetteLophornis ornatusUC
49Blue-tailed EmeraldChlorostilbon mellisugusFC
50Blue-chinned SapphireChlorestes notataFC
51Gray-breasted SabrewingCampylopterus largipennisUC
52Fork-tailed WoodnymphThalurania furcataFC
53Glittering-throated EmeraldAmazilia fimbriataC
54Rufous-throated SapphireHylocharis sapphirinaFC

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

55Gray-cowled Wood-RailAramides cajaneusFC
56Russet-crowned CrakeAnurolimnas viridisUC

 
Finfoots: Heliornithidae

57SungrebeHeliornis fulicaUC

 
Trumpeters: Psophiidae

58Gray-winged TrumpeterPsophia crepitansC

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

59Pied LapwingVanellus cayanusFC
60Southern LapwingVanellus chilensisC

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

61/Spotted Sandpiper/Actitis maculariusFC
62/Solitary Sandpiper/Tringa solitariaUC

 
Sunbittern: Eurypygidae

63SunbitternEurypyga heliasUC

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

64JabiruJabiru mycteriaFC

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

65Zigzag HeronZebrilus undulatusUC
66Rufescent Tiger-HeronTigrisoma lineatumUC
67Cocoi HeronArdea cocoiUC
68Great EgretArdea albaUC
69Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisC
70Striated HeronButorides striataFC
71Agami HeronAgamia agamiUC
72Capped HeronPilherodius pileatusUC
73Boat-billed HeronCochlearius cochleariusFC

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

74Green IbisMesembrinibis cayennensisFC

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

75Black VultureCoragyps atratusUC
76Turkey VultureCathartes auraFC
77Greater Yellow-headed VultureCathartes melambrotusC
78King VultureSarcoramphus papaUC

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

79Pearl KiteGampsonyx swainsoniiUC
80Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatusUC
81Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatusFC
82Crested EagleMorphnus guianensisR
83Harpy EagleHarpia harpyjaR
84Ornate Hawk-EagleSpizaetus ornatusUC
85Black-and-white Hawk-EagleSpizaetus melanoleucusUC
86Black-collared HawkBusarellus nigricollisUC
87Double-toothed KiteHarpagus bidentatusFC
88Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbeaFC
89Tiny HawkAccipiter superciliosusR
90Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalisC
91Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitingaFC
92Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostrisFC
93White HawkPseudastur albicollisUC
94Black-faced HawkLeucopternis melanopsUC
95Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidusFC
96Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurusUC
97Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatus?

 
Owls: Strigidae

98Tropical Screech-OwlMegascops cholibaFC
99Foothill Screech-Owl**Megascops roraimaeFC
100Spectacled OwlPulsatrix perspicillataFC
101Amazonian Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium hardyiUC
102Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianumFC
103Burrowing OwlAthene cuniculariaFC
104Mottled OwlCiccaba virgataR
105Striped OwlAsio clamatorR

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

106Black-tailed TrogonTrogon melanurusFC
107Green-backed TrogonTrogon viridisFC
108Guianan TrogonTrogon violaceusUC
109Black-throated TrogonTrogon rufusFC
110Collared TrogonTrogon collarisUC

 
Motmots: Momotidae

111Amazonian MotmotMomotus momotaFC

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

112Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquataFC
113Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazonaFC
114American Pygmy KingfisherChloroceryle aeneaFC
115Green KingfisherChloroceryle americanaFC
116Green-and-rufous KingfisherChloroceryle indaFC

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

117Guianan PuffbirdNotharchus macrorhynchosUC
118Pied PuffbirdNotharchus tectusUC
119Collared PuffbirdBucco capensis 
120Black NunbirdMonasa atraFC
121Swallow-winged PuffbirdChelidoptera tenebrosaFC

 
Jacamars: Galbulidae

122Yellow-billed JacamarGalbula albirostrisUC
123Green-tailed JacamarGalbula galbulaFC
124Bronzy JacamarGalbula leucogastraUC
125Paradise JacamarGalbula deaUC
126Great JacamarJacamerops aureusUC

 
New World Barbets: Capitonidae

127Black-spotted BarbetCapito nigerUC

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

128Green AracariPteroglossus viridisFC
129Black-necked AracariPteroglossus aracariFC
130Guianan ToucanetSelenidera piperivoraUC
131White-throated ToucanRamphastos tucanusFC
132Channel-billed ToucanRamphastos vitellinusFC

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

133Golden-spangled PiculetPicumnus exilisFC
134Yellow-tufted WoodpeckerMelanerpes cruentatusUC
135Golden-collared WoodpeckerDryobates cassiniFC
136Red-necked WoodpeckerCampephilus rubricollisFC
137Crimson-crested WoodpeckerCampephilus melanoleucosFC
138Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatusUC
139Ringed WoodpeckerCeleus torquatusFC
140Waved WoodpeckerCeleus undatusFC
141Cream-colored WoodpeckerCeleus flavusUC
142Chestnut WoodpeckerCeleus elegansFC
143Yellow-throated WoodpeckerPiculus flavigulaFC

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

144Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollisUC
145Lined Forest-FalconMicrastur gilvicollisUC
146Slaty-backed Forest-FalconMicrastur mirandolleiR
147Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatusUC
148Black CaracaraDaptrius aterFC
149Red-throated CaracaraIbycter americanusFC
150Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriwayC
151Yellow-headed CaracaraMilvago chimachimaFC
152Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnansUC
153Bat FalconFalco rufigularisFC

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

154Scarlet-shouldered ParrotletTouit huetiiUC
155Golden-winged ParakeetBrotogeris chrysopteraC
156Caica ParrotPyrilia caicaFC
157Dusky ParrotPionus fuscusFC
158Blue-headed ParrotPionus menstruusFC
159Blue-cheeked ParrotAmazona dufresnianaUC
160Mealy ParrotAmazona farinosaFC
161Orange-winged ParrotAmazona amazonicaFC
162Black-headed ParrotPionites melanocephalusFC
163Red-fan ParrotDeroptyus accipitrinusFC
164Painted ParakeetPyrrhura pictaC
165Brown-throated ParakeetEupsittula pertinaxC
166Red-bellied MacawOrthopsittaca manilatusUC
167Scarlet MacawAra macaoFC
168Red-and-green MacawAra chloropterusFC
169Red-shouldered MacawDiopsittaca nobilisC

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

170Ash-winged AntwrenEuchrepomis spodioptilaFC
171Fasciated AntshrikeCymbilaimus lineatusFC
172Black-throated AntshrikeFrederickena viridisUC
173Great AntshrikeTaraba majorFC
174Black-crested AntshrikeSakesphorus canadensisFC
175Mouse-colored AntshrikeThamnophilus murinusFC
176Guianan Slaty-Antshrike
(Northern Slaty-Antshrike)
Thamnophilus punctatusFC
177Amazonian AntshrikeThamnophilus amazonicusFC
178Dusky-throated AntshrikeThamnomanes ardesiacusFC
179Cinereous AntshrikeThamnomanes caesiusFC
180Rufous-bellied AntwrenIsleria guttataFC
181Brown-bellied StipplethroatEpinecrophylla gutturalisFC
182Pygmy AntwrenMyrmotherula brachyuraFC
183Guianan Streaked-AntwrenMyrmotherula surinamensisFC
184White-flanked AntwrenMyrmotherula axillarisFC
185Long-winged AntwrenMyrmotherula longipennisFC
186Gray AntwrenMyrmotherula menetriesiiFC
187Spot-tailed AntwrenHerpsilochmus sticturusFC
188White-fringed AntwrenFormicivora griseaFC
189Guianan Warbling-AntbirdHypocnemis cantatorFC
190Gray AntbirdCercomacra cinerascensFC
191Dusky AntbirdCercomacroides tyranninaFC
192White-browed AntbirdMyrmoborus leucophrysFC
193Black-chinned AntbirdHypocnemoides melanopogonFC
194Spot-winged AntbirdMyrmelastes leucostigmaUC
195White-bellied AntbirdMyrmeciza longipesFC
196Ferruginous-backed AntbirdMyrmodenus ferrugineaFC
197Black-throated AntbirdMyrmophylax atrothoraxFC
198White-plumed AntbirdPithys albifronsFC
199Rufous-throated AntbirdGymnopithys rufigulaFC
200Scale-backed AntbirdWillisornis poecilinotusFC

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

201Spotted AntpittaHylopezus maculariusUC
202Thrush-like AntpittaMyrmothera campanisonaFC

 
Antthrushes: Formicariidae

203Rufous-capped AntthrushFormicarius colmaUC
204Black-faced AntthrushFormicarius analisUC

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

205Tawny-throated LeaftosserSclerurus mexicanusUC
206Short-billed LeaftosserSclerurus rufigularisUC
207Black-tailed LeaftosserSclerurus caudacutusUC
208White-chinned WoodcreeperDendrocincla merulaUC
209Plain-brown WoodcreeperDendrocincla fuliginosaFC
210Wedge-billed WoodcreeperGlyphorynchus spirurusFC
211Amazonian Barred-WoodcreeperDendrocolaptes certhiaFC
212Black-banded WoodcreeperDendrocolaptes picumnusUC
213Striped WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus obsoletusFC
214Chestnut-rumped WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus pardalotusFC
215Buff-throated WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus guttatusC
216Straight-billed WoodcreeperDendroplex picusFC
217Guianan WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes albolineatusFC
218Point-tailed PalmcreeperBerlepschia rikeriUC
219Rufous-rumped Foliage-gleanerPhilydor erythrocercumFC
220Cinnamon-rumped Foliage-gleanerPhilydor pyrrhodesUC
221Buff-throated Foliage-gleanerAutomolus ochrolaemusUC
222Olive-backed Foliage-gleanerAutomolus infuscatusFC

 
Manakins: Pipridae

223Tiny Tyrant-ManakinTyranneutes virescensFC
224Blue-backed ManakinChiroxiphia pareolaC
225White-throated ManakinCorapipo gutturalisFC
226White-crowned ManakinDixiphia pipraFC
227Golden-headed ManakinCeratopipra erythrocephalaFC

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

228Purple-throated FruitcrowQuerula purpurataFC
229CapuchinbirdPerissocephalus tricolorFC
230Purple-breasted CotingaCotinga cotingaUC
231Spangled CotingaCotinga cayanaUC
232Screaming PihaLipaugus vociferansC
233Pompadour CotingaXipholena puniceaUC

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

234Black-tailed TityraTityra cayanaUC
235Black-crowned TityraTityra inquisitorUC
236Olivaceous SchiffornisSchiffornis olivaceaFC
237Cinereous MournerLaniocera hypopyrraUC
238Dusky PurpletuftIodopleura fuscaUC
239White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterusUC
240Black-capped BecardPachyramphus marginatusUC
241Pink-throated BecardPachyramphus minorUC

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

242Amazonian Royal-Flycatcher**Onychorhynchus coronatusUC
243Ruddy-tailed FlycatcherTerenotriccus erythrurusFC
244Bearded FlycatcherMyiobius barbatusFC

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

245Cinnamon Manakin-TyrantNeopipo cinnamomeaUC
246Golden-crowned SpadebillPlatyrinchus coronatusUC
247White-crested SpadebillPlatyrinchus platyrhynchosUC
248Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineusFC
249McConnell's FlycatcherMionectes macconnelliFC
250Olive-green TyrannuletPhylloscartes virescensFC
251Ringed AntpipitCorythopis torquatusUC
252Short-tailed Pygmy-TyrantMyiornis ecaudatusFC
253Helmeted Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus galeatusFC
254Pale-eyed Pygmy-TyrantAtalotriccus pilaris?
255Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereumFC
256Painted Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum pictumFC
257Olivaceous FlatbillRhynchocyclus olivaceusFC
258Yellow-margined FlycatcherTolmomyias assimilisFC
259Gray-crowned FlycatcherTolmomyias poliocephalusFC
260Yellow-breasted FlycatcherTolmomyias flaviventrisFC
261Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletumUC
262White-lored TyrannuletOrnithion inermeFC
263Mouse-colored TyrannuletPhaeomyias murinaFC
264Yellow-crowned TyrannuletTyrannulus elatusFC
265Forest ElaeniaMyiopagis gaimardiiFC
266Gray ElaeniaMyiopagis canicepsR
267Yellow-crowned ElaeniaMyiopagis flavivertexFC
268Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogasterC
269\Small-billed Elaenia\Elaenia parvirostrisUC
270Plain-crested ElaeniaElaenia cristataFC
271Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensisFC
272Tropical PeweeContopus cinereusR
273Amazonian Scrub-FlycatcherSublegatus obscuriorUC
274Drab Water TyrantOchthornis littoralis?
275Rufous-tailed FlatbillRamphotrigon ruficaudaUC
276Cinnamon AttilaAttila cinnamomeusFC
277Bright-rumped AttilaAttila spadiceusUC
278Grayish MournerRhytipterna simplexFC
279Short-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus feroxUC
280Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratusFC
281Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitanguaFC
282Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensisC
283Yellow-throated FlycatcherConopias parvusFC
284Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatusUC
285\Piratic Flycatcher\Legatus leucophaiusFC
286Variegated FlycatcherEmpidonomus variusFC
287Sulphury FlycatcherTyrannopsis sulphureaFC
288Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicusC
289\Fork-tailed Flycatcher\Tyrannus savanaC

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

290Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensisFC
291Lemon-chested GreenletHylophilus thoracicusFC
292Slaty-capped Shrike-VireoVireolanius leucotisFC
293Tawny-crowned GreenletTunchironis ochraceicepsFC
294Buff-cheeked GreenletPachysilvia muscicapinaFC
295Chivi VireoVireo chiriC

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

296Cayenne JayCyanocorax cayanusFC

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

297\Blue-and-white Swallow\Pygochelidon cyanoleucaUC
298White-banded SwallowAtticora fasciata?
299Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollisUC
300Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybeaC
301/Bank Swallow/Riparia ripariaUC
302/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rusticaUC

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

303Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurusUC

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

304House WrenTroglodytes aedonFC
305Coraya WrenPheugopedius corayaFC
306Buff-breasted WrenCantorchilus leucotisFC
307Musician WrenCyphorhinus aradaFC

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

308Tropical MockingbirdMimus gilvusC

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

309Pale-breasted ThrushTurdus leucomelasC
310White-necked ThrushTurdus albicollisFC

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

311Plumbeous EuphoniaEuphonia plumbeaUC
312Finsch's EuphoniaEuphonia finschiFC
313Violaceous EuphoniaEuphonia violaceaFC
314Golden-sided EuphoniaEuphonia cayennensisFC

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

315Grassland SparrowAmmodramus humeralisC
316Pectoral SparrowArremon taciturnusFC

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

317Green OropendolaPsarocolius viridisC
318Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanusC
319Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus celaC
320Red-rumped CaciqueCacicus haemorrhousC
321Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorusC

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

322Riverbank WarblerMyiothlypis rivularisUC

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

323Yellow-green GrosbeakCaryothraustes canadensisFC
324Rose-breasted ChatGranatellus pelzelniUC
325Amazonian GrosbeakCyanoloxia rothschildiiFC

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

326Fulvous-crested TanagerTachyphonus surinamusFC
327White-shouldered TanagerTachyphonus luctuosusFC
328Fulvous Shrike-TanagerLanio fulvusUC
329Silver-beaked TanagerRamphocelus carboFC
330Blue-backed TanagerCyanicterus cyanicterusUC
331Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopusUC
332Palm TanagerThraupis palmarumUC
333Spotted TanagerIxothraupis punctataFC
334Burnished-buff TanagerStilpnia cayanaC
335Turquoise TanagerTangara mexicanaFC
336Opal-rumped TanagerTangara veliaUC
337Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrolaFC
338Blue DacnisDacnis cayanaUC
339Short-billed HoneycreeperCyanerpes nitidusR
340Purple HoneycreeperCyanerpes caeruleusFC
341Red-legged HoneycreeperCyanerpes cyaneusUC
342Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spizaC
343Guira TanagerHemithraupis guiraFC
344Yellow-backed TanagerHemithraupis flavicollisFC
345Wedge-tailed Grass-FinchEmberizoides herbicolaFC
346Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarinaC
347\Lined Seedeater\Sporophila lineolaUC
348Chestnut-bellied Seed-FinchSporophila angolensisFC
349BananaquitCoereba flaveolaUC
350Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximusFC

 * 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