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Altitude (m):2000-3670
# Species:269
# Excl Vagrants:269
# Endemics:16
# Near Endemics:24
Habitat: Cloud forest patches, dense bamboo stands, puna grassland

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

1Hooded TinamouNothocercus nigrocapillus
2Andean TinamouNothoprocta pentlandii

 
Ducks: Anatidae

3Torrent DuckMerganetta armata
4Yellow-billed TealAnas flavirostris

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

5Andean GuanPenelope montagnii
6Wattled GuanAburria aburri

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

7Rufous-breasted Wood-QuailOdontophorus speciosus

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

8Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
9Peruvian PigeonPatagioenas oenops
10Croaking Ground DoveColumbina cruziana
11Bare-faced Ground DoveMetriopelia ceciliae
12White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
13Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

14Groove-billed AniCrotophaga sulcirostris
15Striped CuckooTapera naevia

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

16Band-winged NightjarSystellura longirostris
17Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis
18Swallow-tailed NightjarUropsalis segmentata

 
Swifts: Apodidae

19Chestnut-collared SwiftStreptoprocne rutila
20White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
21White-tipped SwiftAeronautes montivagus
22Andean SwiftAeronautes andecolus

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

23Brown VioletearColibri delphinae
24Lesser VioletearColibri cyanotus
25Sparkling VioletearColibri coruscans
26Amethyst-throated SunangelHeliangelus amethysticollis
27Purple-throated SunangelHeliangelus viola
28Speckled HummingbirdAdelomyia melanogenys
29Long-tailed SylphAglaiocercus kingii
30Black-tailed TrainbearerLesbia victoriae
31Green-tailed TrainbearerLesbia nuna
32Purple-backed ThornbillRamphomicron microrhynchum
33Rufous-capped ThornbillChalcostigma ruficeps
34Tyrian MetaltailMetallura tyrianthina
35Coppery MetaltailMetallura theresiae
36Sapphire-vented PufflegEriocnemis luciani
37Emerald-bellied PufflegEriocnemis aline
38Marvelous SpatuletailLoddigesia mirabilis
39Shining SunbeamAglaeactis cupripennis
40Collared IncaCoeligena torquata
41Violet-throated StarfrontletCoeligena violifer
42Rainbow StarfrontletCoeligena iris
43Mountain VelvetbreastLafresnaya lafresnayi
44Sword-billed HummingbirdEnsifera ensifera
45Great SapphirewingPterophanes cyanopterus
46Chestnut-breasted CoronetBoissonneaua matthewsii
47Fawn-breasted BrilliantHeliodoxa rubinoides
48Violet-fronted BrilliantHeliodoxa leadbeateri
49Giant HummingbirdPatagona gigas
50Purple-collared WoodstarMyrtis fanny
51White-bellied WoodstarChaetocercus mulsant
52Little WoodstarChaetocercus bombus
53Spot-throated HummingbirdThaumasius taczanowskii
54Andean EmeraldUranomitra franciae
55White-bellied HummingbirdElliotomyia chionogaster

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

56Andean LapwingVanellus resplendens

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

57Puna SnipeGallinago andina
58Andean SnipeGallinago jamesoni

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

59Andean GullChroicocephalus serranus

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

60Fasciated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma fasciatum
61Great EgretArdea alba
62Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

63Black VultureCoragyps atratus
64Turkey VultureCathartes aura
65Andean CondorVultur gryphus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

66Black-and-chestnut EagleSpizaetus isidori
67Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
68Harris's HawkParabuteo unicinctus
69White-rumped HawkParabuteo leucorrhous
70Variable HawkGeranoaetus polyosoma
71Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus
72White-throated HawkButeo albigula

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

73Barn OwlTyto alba

 
Owls: Strigidae

74Koepcke's Screech-OwlMegascops koepckeae
75Yungas Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium bolivianum
76Peruvian Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium peruanum
77Rufous-banded OwlStrix albitarsis

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

78Golden-headed QuetzalPharomachrus auriceps
79Crested QuetzalPharomachrus antisianus
80Masked TrogonTrogon personatus

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

81Chestnut-tipped ToucanetAulacorhynchus derbianus
82Gray-breasted Mountain-ToucanAndigena hypoglauca

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

83Speckle-chested PiculetPicumnus steindachneri
84Smoky-brown WoodpeckerDryobates fumigatus
85Bar-bellied WoodpeckerDryobates nigriceps
86Crimson-crested WoodpeckerCampephilus melanoleucos
87Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosus
88Crimson-mantled WoodpeckerColaptes rivolii
89Black-necked WoodpeckerColaptes atricollis
90Andean FlickerColaptes rupicola

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

91Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
92Mountain CaracaraDaptrius megalopterus
93American KestrelFalco sparverius
94Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
95Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

96Speckle-faced ParrotPionus tumultuosus
97Scaly-naped ParrotAmazona mercenarius
98Yellow-faced ParrotletForpus xanthops
99<Golden-plumed Parakeet>Leptosittaca branickii
100Scarlet-fronted ParakeetPsittacara wagleri
101Mitred ParakeetPsittacara mitratus

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

102Rufous-capped AntshrikeThamnophilus ruficapillus
103Variable AntshrikeThamnophilus caerulescens
104Streak-headed AntbirdDrymophila striaticeps

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

105Undulated AntpittaGrallaria squamigera
106Chestnut-crowned AntpittaGrallaria ruficapilla
107Stripe-headed AntpittaGrallaria andicolus
108Rusty-tinged AntpittaGrallaria przewalskii
109Cajamarca AntpittaGrallaria cajamarcae
110Chachapoyas AntpittaGrallaria gravesi
111Leymebamba AntpittaGrallaricula leymebambae

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

112Neblina TapaculoScytalopus altirostris
113Rufous-vented TapaculoScytalopus femoralis
114Utcubamba TapaculoScytalopus intermedius
115Large-footed TapaculoScytalopus macropus
116Tschudi's TapaculoScytalopus acutirostris
117Blackish TapaculoScytalopus latrans

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

118Strong-billed WoodcreeperXiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus
119Montane WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes lacrymiger
120Plain XenopsXenops minutus
121Streaked TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes boissonneautii
122Cream-winged CinclodesCinclodes albiventris
123Montane Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia striaticollis
124Lineated Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla subalaris
125Rufous-backed TreehunterThripadectes scrutator
126Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescens
127Pearled TreerunnerMargarornis squamiger
128Chestnut-backed ThornbirdPhacellodomus dorsalis
129White-browed SpinetailHellmayrea gularis
130Many-striped CanasteroAsthenes flammulata
131White-chinned ThistletailAsthenes fuliginosa
132Russet-mantled SofttailThripophaga berlepschi
133|Line-cheeked Spinetail|Cranioleuca antisiensis
134Azara's SpinetailSynallaxis azarae
135Dark-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albigularis
136Rufous SpinetailSynallaxis unirufa

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

137Green-and-black FruiteaterPipreola riefferii
138Barred FruiteaterPipreola arcuata
139Red-crested CotingaAmpelion rubrocristatus
140Chestnut-crested CotingaAmpelion rufaxilla

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

141Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolor

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

142Streak-necked FlycatcherMionectes striaticollis
143Olive-striped FlycatcherMionectes galbinus
144Rufous-headed Pygmy-TyrantPseudotriccus ruficeps
145Black-throated Tody-TyrantHemitriccus granadensis
146Cinnamon FlycatcherPyrrhomyias cinnamomeus
147Cliff FlycatcherHirundinea ferruginea
148\Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet\Camptostoma obsoletum
149White-tailed TyrannuletMecocerculus poecilocercus
150White-banded TyrannuletMecocerculus stictopterus
151White-throated TyrannuletMecocerculus leucophrys
152Rufous-winged TyrannuletMecocerculus calopterus
153Sulphur-bellied TyrannuletMecocerculus minor
154Tufted Tit-TyrantAnairetes parulus
155White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albiceps
156Highland ElaeniaElaenia obscura
157Sierran ElaeniaElaenia pallatangae
158Torrent TyrannuletSerpophaga cinerea
159Black-capped TyrannuletPhyllomyias nigrocapillus
160Tawny-rumped TyrannuletPhyllomyias uropygialis
161Fulvous-faced Scrub-TyrantEuscarthmus fulviceps
162Mouse-gray FlycatcherMyiophobus crypterythrus
163Smoke-colored PeweeContopus fumigatus
164Black PhoebeSayornis nigricans
165Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
166White-winged Black-TyrantKnipolegus aterrimus
167Red-rumped Bush-TyrantCnemarchus erythropygius
168Rufous-webbed Bush-TyrantCnemarchus rufipennis
169Streak-throated Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes striaticollis
170Smoky Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes fumigatus
171Crowned Chat-TyrantSilvicultrix frontalis
172Jelski's Chat-TyrantSilvicultrix jelskii
173Golden-browed Chat-TyrantSilvicultrix pulchella
174Maroon-belted Chat-TyrantOchthoeca thoracica
175Rufous-breasted Chat-TyrantOchthoeca rufipectoralis
176Brown-backed Chat-TyrantOchthoeca fumicolor
177Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer
178Dusky-chested FlycatcherMyiozetetes luteiventris
179Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

180Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis
181Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrys

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

182White-collared JayCyanolyca viridicyanus
183Inca JayCyanocorax yncas

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

184Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
185Pale-footed SwallowOrochelidon flavipes
186Brown-bellied SwallowOrochelidon murina

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

187Tropical GnatcatcherPolioptila plumbea

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

188House WrenTroglodytes aedon
189Mountain WrenTroglodytes solstitialis
190Grass WrenCistothorus platensis
191Fasciated WrenCampylorhynchus fasciatus
192Plain-tailed WrenPheugopedius euophrys
193Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrys

 
Dippers: Cinclidae

194White-capped DipperCinclus leucocephalus

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

195Long-tailed MockingbirdMimus longicaudatus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

196Andean SolitaireMyadestes ralloides
197Slaty-backed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus fuscater
198Marañon ThrushTurdus maranonicus
199Great ThrushTurdus fuscater
200Chiguanco ThrushTurdus chiguanco
201Glossy-black ThrushTurdus serranus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

202Paramo PipitAnthus bogotensis

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

203Purple-throated EuphoniaEuphonia chlorotica
204Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicus
205Olivaceous SiskinSpinus olivaceus

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

206Common ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavopectus
207Gray-browed BrushfinchArremon assimilis
208White-browed BrushfinchArremon torquatus
209Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis
210Yellow-breasted BrushfinchAtlapetes latinucha

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

211Peruvian MeadowlarkLeistes bellicosa
212Yellow-billed CaciqueAmblycercus holosericeus
213Northern Mountain Cacique**Cacicus leucoramphus
214Southern Mountain CaciqueCacicus chrysonotus
215Yellow-tailed OrioleIcterus mesomelas

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

216/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fusca
217Citrine WarblerMyiothlypis luteoviridis
218Black-crested WarblerMyiothlypis nigrocristata
219Russet-crowned WarblerMyiothlypis coronata
220Spectacled RedstartMyioborus melanocephalus

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

221Hepatic TanagerPiranga flava
222Red-hooded TanagerPiranga rubriceps
223Golden GrosbeakPheucticus chrysogaster

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

224White-capped TanagerSericossypha albocristata
225Rufous-crested TanagerCreurgops verticalis
226Black-capped HemispingusKleinothraupis atropileus
227Black-eared HemispingusSphenopsis melanotis
228Buff-bellied TanagerThlypopsis inornata
229Superciliaried HemispingusThlypopsis superciliaris
230Rufous-chested TanagerThlypopsis ornata
231White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufus
232Vermilion TanagerCalochaetes coccineus
233Hooded Mountain TanagerButhraupis montana
234Blue-capped TanagerSporathraupis cyanocephala
235Grass-green TanagerChlorornis riefferii
236Scarlet-bellied Mountain TanagerAnisognathus igniventris
237Buff-breasted Mountain TanagerDubusia taeniata
238Yellow-scarfed TanagerIridosornis reinhardti
239Fawn-breasted TanagerPipraeidea melanonota
240Blue-and-yellow TanagerRauenia bonariensis
241Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
242Golden-naped TanagerChalcothraupis ruficervix
243Silvery TanagerStilpnia viridicollis
244Blue-and-black TanagerTangara vassorii
245Beryl-spangled TanagerTangara nigroviridis
246Blue-backed ConebillConirostrum sitticolor
247Capped ConebillConirostrum albifrons
248Cinereous ConebillConirostrum cinereum
249Moustached FlowerpiercerDiglossa mystacalis
250Black-throated FlowerpiercerDiglossa brunneiventris
251White-sided FlowerpiercerDiglossa albilatera
252Rusty FlowerpiercerDiglossa sittoides
253Bluish FlowerpiercerDiglossa caerulescens
254Masked FlowerpiercerDiglossa cyanea
255PlushcapCatamblyrhynchus diadema
256Plumbeous Sierra FinchGeospizopsis unicolor
257Ash-breasted Sierra FinchGeospizopsis plebejus
258Buff-bridled Inca-FinchIncaspiza laeta
259Drab HemispingusPseudospingus xanthophthalmus
260Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
261Drab SeedeaterSporophila simplex
262Black-and-white SeedeaterSporophila luctuosa
263Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollis
264Band-tailed SeedeaterCatamenia analis
265Plain-colored SeedeaterCatamenia inornata
266Paramo SeedeaterCatamenia homochroa
267Dull-colored GrassquitAsemospiza obscurus
268Streaked SaltatorSaltator striatipectus
269Golden-billed SaltatorSaltator aurantiirostris

 *Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through 2021 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

CodeDescription##
//Boreal Visitor1
\\Austral Visitor1
||Transient0
##Non-breeding Dispersal0
<>Erratic/Irregular1
()Breeding Season Only0
{}Casual/Vagrant0
[]Accidental0

STATUS CODES

CodeDescription##
NTNear Threatened9
VVulnerable4
ENEndangered3
CRCritically Endangered0

Species counts in code tables depend on completeness of the data. For some countries or locales, data may not include all species or information on species presence may be incomplete.