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Altitude (m):3900-4290
# Species:353
# Excl Vagrants:353
# Endemics:17
# Near Endemics:32
Habitat: Polylepis woodland, montane scrub, puna grassland, bogs

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
2Brown TinamouCrypturellus obsoletus
3Taczanowski's TinamouNothoprocta taczanowskii
4Andean TinamouNothoprocta pentlandii

 
Ducks: Anatidae

5Andean GooseOressochen melanoptera
6Crested DuckLophonetta specularioides
7Puna TealSpatula puna
8Cinnamon TealSpatula cyanoptera
9Yellow-billed TealAnas flavirostris

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

10Andean GuanPenelope montagnii
11Crested GuanPenelope purpurascens
12Wattled GuanAburria aburri
13Sickle-winged GuanChamaepetes goudotii

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

14Stripe-faced Wood-QuailOdontophorus balliviani

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

15Rock PigeonColumba livia
16Spot-winged PigeonPatagioenas maculosa
17Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
18Plumbeous PigeonPatagioenas plumbea
19Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinacea
20Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosa
21Bare-faced Ground DoveMetriopelia ceciliae
22White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
23White-throated Quail-DoveZentrygon frenata
24Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

25Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
26Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

27Rufous-bellied NighthawkLurocalis rufiventris
28Band-winged NightjarSystellura longirostris
29Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis
30Lyre-tailed NightjarUropsalis lyra

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

31Common PotooNyctibius griseus

 
Oilbird: Steatornithidae

32OilbirdSteatornis caripensis

 
Swifts: Apodidae

33Chestnut-collared SwiftStreptoprocne rutila
34White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
35Andean SwiftAeronautes andecolus

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

36White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivora
37Tawny-bellied HermitPhaethornis syrmatophorus
38Green-fronted LancebillDoryfera ludovicae
39Geoffroy's DaggerbillSchistes geoffroyi
40Brown VioletearColibri delphinae
41Lesser VioletearColibri cyanotus
42Sparkling VioletearColibri coruscans
43Amethyst-throated SunangelHeliangelus amethysticollis
44Speckled HummingbirdAdelomyia melanogenys
45Long-tailed SylphAglaiocercus kingii
46Andean HillstarOreotrochilus estella
47Purple-backed ThornbillRamphomicron microrhynchum
48Olivaceous ThornbillChalcostigma olivaceum
49Blue-mantled ThornbillChalcostigma stanleyi
50Bearded MountaineerOreonympha nobilis
51Tyrian MetaltailMetallura tyrianthina
52Scaled MetaltailMetallura aeneocauda
53Coppery-naped Puffleg**Eriocnemis sapphirophygia
54Shining SunbeamAglaeactis cupripennis
55White-tufted SunbeamAglaeactis castelnaudii
56Bronzy IncaCoeligena coeligena
57Gould's IncaCoeligena inca
58Violet-throated StarfrontletCoeligena violifer
59Sword-billed HummingbirdEnsifera ensifera
60Great SapphirewingPterophanes cyanopterus
61Chestnut-breasted CoronetBoissonneaua matthewsii
62Rufous-booted Racket-tailOcreatus addae
63Purple-bibbed WhitetipUrosticte benjamini
64Fawn-breasted BrilliantHeliodoxa rubinoides
65Giant HummingbirdPatagona gigas
66White-bellied WoodstarChaetocercus mulsant
67Little WoodstarChaetocercus bombus
68Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatl
69Andean EmeraldUranomitra franciae
70White-bellied HummingbirdElliotomyia chionogaster
71Green-and-white HummingbirdElliotomyia viridicauda

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

72/Sora/Porzana carolina

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

73Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

74Andean LapwingVanellus resplendens

 
Seedsnipes: Thinocoridae

75Gray-breasted SeedsnipeThinocorus orbignyianus

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

76Andean SnipeGallinago jamesoni
77Imperial SnipeGallinago imperialis
78/Wilson's Phalarope/Phalaropus tricolor
79/Greater Yellowlegs/Tringa melanoleuca

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

80Andean GullChroicocephalus serranus

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

81Fasciated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma fasciatum

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

82Puna IbisPlegadis ridgwayi
83Andean IbisTheristicus branickii

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

84Black VultureCoragyps atratus
85Turkey VultureCathartes aura
86Andean CondorVultur gryphus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

87Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatus
88Gray-headed KiteLeptodon cayanensis
89Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
90Black-and-chestnut EagleSpizaetus isidori
91Double-toothed KiteHarpagus bidentatus
92Plain-breasted Hawk**Accipiter ventralis
93Barred HawkMorphnarchus princeps
94Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
95White-rumped HawkParabuteo leucorrhous
96Variable HawkGeranoaetus polyosoma
97Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus
98/Broad-winged Hawk/Buteo platypterus
99Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus
100White-throated HawkButeo albigula
101Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatus

 
Owls: Strigidae

102Rufescent Screech-OwlMegascops ingens
103Andean Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium jardinii
104Yungas Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium bolivianum
105Peruvian Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium peruanum
106Mottled OwlStrix virgata
107Rufous-banded OwlStrix albitarsis

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

108Golden-headed QuetzalPharomachrus auriceps
109Crested QuetzalPharomachrus antisianus
110Masked TrogonTrogon personatus

 
Motmots: Momotidae

111Rufous MotmotBaryphthengus martii
112Broad-billed MotmotElectron platyrhynchum

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

113White-faced NunbirdHapaloptila castanea

 
New World Barbets: Capitonidae

114Red-headed BarbetEubucco bourcierii

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

115Gray-breasted Mountain-ToucanAndigena hypoglauca
116Collared AracariPteroglossus torquatus
117Yellow-throated ToucanRamphastos ambiguus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

118Smoky-brown WoodpeckerDryobates fumigatus
119Red-rumped WoodpeckerDryobates kirkii
120Yellow-vented WoodpeckerDryobates dignus
121Bar-bellied WoodpeckerDryobates nigriceps
122Powerful WoodpeckerCampephilus pollens
123Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosus
124Crimson-mantled WoodpeckerColaptes rivolii
125Andean FlickerColaptes rupicola

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

126Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatus
127Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollis
128Mountain CaracaraDaptrius megalopterus
129American KestrelFalco sparverius
130/Merlin/Falco columbarius
131Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
132Bat FalconFalco rufigularis
133Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

134<Barred Parakeet>Bolborhynchus lineola
135Andean ParakeetBolborhynchus orbygnesius
136Red-billed ParrotPionus sordidus
137Scaly-naped ParrotAmazona mercenarius
138Maroon-tailed ParakeetPyrrhura melanura
139<Golden-plumed Parakeet>Leptosittaca branickii
140Mitred ParakeetPsittacara mitratus

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

141Uniform AntshrikeThamnophilus unicolor
142Streak-headed AntbirdDrymophila striaticeps

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

143Undulated AntpittaGrallaria squamigera
144Chestnut-crowned AntpittaGrallaria ruficapilla
145Stripe-headed AntpittaGrallaria andicolus
146Red-and-white AntpittaGrallaria erythroleuca
147Urubamba AntpittaGrallaria occabambae
148Ochre-breasted AntpittaGrallaricula flavirostris

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

149Puna TapaculoScytalopus simonsi
150Diademed TapaculoScytalopus schulenbergi
151Trilling TapaculoScytalopus parvirostris
152Unicolored TapaculoScytalopus unicolor

 
Antthrushes: Formicariidae

153Rufous-breasted AntthrushFormicarius rufipectus

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

154South American LeaftosserSclerurus obscurior
155Slender-billed MinerGeositta tenuirostris
156Common MinerGeositta cunicularia
157Tyrannine WoodcreeperDendrocincla tyrannina
158Wedge-billed WoodcreeperGlyphorynchus spirurus
159Strong-billed WoodcreeperXiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus
160Brown-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus pusillus
161Montane WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes lacrymiger
162Streaked TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes boissonneautii
163Rusty-winged BarbtailPremnornis guttuliger
164Buff-breasted EarthcreeperUpucerthia validirostris
165Cream-winged CinclodesCinclodes albiventris
166Royal CinclodesCinclodes aricomae
167White-winged CinclodesCinclodes atacamensis
168Lineated Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla subalaris
169Buff-fronted Foliage-gleanerDendroma rufum
170Striped TreehunterThripadectes holostictus
171Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescens
172Pearled TreerunnerMargarornis squamiger
173Tawny Tit-SpinetailSylviorthorhynchus yanacensis
174White-browed Tit-SpinetailLeptasthenura xenothorax
175Line-fronted CanasteroAsthenes urubambensis
176Junin CanasteroAsthenes virgata
177Streak-backed CanasteroAsthenes wyatti
178Streak-throated CanasteroAsthenes humilis
179Cordilleran CanasteroAsthenes modesta
180Puna ThistletailAsthenes helleri
181Rusty-fronted CanasteroAsthenes ottonis
182Marcapata SpinetailCranioleuca marcapatae
183Creamy-crested SpinetailCranioleuca albicapilla
184Azara's SpinetailSynallaxis azarae
185Rufous SpinetailSynallaxis unirufa

 
Manakins: Pipridae

186Golden-winged ManakinMasius chrysopterus

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

187Green-and-black FruiteaterPipreola riefferii
188Barred FruiteaterPipreola arcuata
189Scaled FruiteaterAmpelioides tschudii
190Red-crested CotingaAmpelion rubrocristatus
191Chestnut-crested CotingaAmpelion rufaxilla
192Andean Cock-of-the-rockRupicola peruvianus
193Olivaceous PihaSnowornis cryptolophus

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

194Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolor
195White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterus
196Black-and-white BecardPachyramphus albogriseus
197One-colored BecardPachyramphus homochrous

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

198Tawny-breasted FlycatcherMyiobius villosus

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

199Streak-necked FlycatcherMionectes striaticollis
200Slaty-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon superciliaris
201Inca FlycatcherLeptopogon taczanowskii
202Marble-faced Bristle-TyrantPogonotriccus ophthalmicus
203Bronze-olive Pygmy-TyrantPseudotriccus pelzelni
204Scale-crested Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus pileatus
205Black-throated Tody-TyrantHemitriccus granadensis
206Cinnamon FlycatcherPyrrhomyias cinnamomeus
207Ornate FlycatcherMyiotriccus ornatus
208White-tailed TyrannuletMecocerculus poecilocercus
209White-banded TyrannuletMecocerculus stictopterus
210White-throated TyrannuletMecocerculus leucophrys
211Ash-breasted Tit-TyrantAnairetes alpinus
212Yellow-billed Tit-TyrantAnairetes flavirostris
213Tufted Tit-TyrantAnairetes parulus
214Unstreaked Tit-TyrantUromyias agraphia
215White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albiceps
216Sierran ElaeniaElaenia pallatangae
217Ashy-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias cinereiceps
218Tawny-rumped TyrannuletPhyllomyias uropygialis
219Golden-faced TyrannuletZimmerius chrysops
220Flavescent FlycatcherMyiophobus flavicans
221Smoke-colored PeweeContopus fumigatus
222/Western Wood-Pewee/Contopus sordidulus
223Andean NegritoLessonia oreas
224White-winged Black-TyrantKnipolegus aterrimus
225Taczanowski's Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola griseus
226Puna Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola juninensis
227\Cinereous Ground-Tyrant\Muscisaxicola cinereus
228White-fronted Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola albifrons
229\Ochre-naped Ground-Tyrant\Muscisaxicola flavinucha
230Rufous-naped Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola rufivertex
231\White-browed Ground-Tyrant\Muscisaxicola albilora
232Red-rumped Bush-TyrantCnemarchus erythropygius
233Rufous-webbed Bush-TyrantCnemarchus rufipennis
234Streak-throated Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes striaticollis
235Smoky Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes fumigatus
236Rufous-bellied Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes fuscorufus
237Maroon-belted Chat-TyrantOchthoeca thoracica
238Rufous-breasted Chat-TyrantOchthoeca rufipectoralis
239Brown-backed Chat-TyrantOchthoeca fumicolor
240d'Orbigny's Chat-TyrantOchthoeca oenanthoides
241White-browed Chat-TyrantOchthoeca leucophrys
242Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer
243Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
244Golden-bellied FlycatcherMyiodynastes hemichrysus
245Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

246Black-billed PeppershrikeCyclarhis nigrirostris
247Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrys
248Chivi VireoVireo chiri

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

249Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
250Pale-footed SwallowOrochelidon flavipes
251Brown-bellied SwallowOrochelidon murina
252Andean SwallowOrochelidon andecola

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

253Gray-mantled WrenOdontorchilus branickii
254House WrenTroglodytes aedon
255Mountain WrenTroglodytes solstitialis
256Inca WrenPheugopedius eisenmanni
257Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrys

 
Dippers: Cinclidae

258White-capped DipperCinclus leucocephalus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

259Andean SolitaireMyadestes ralloides
260Slaty-backed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus fuscater
261Speckled Nightingale-ThrushCatharus maculatus
262/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus
263Pale-eyed ThrushTurdus leucops
264Great ThrushTurdus fuscater
265Chiguanco ThrushTurdus chiguanco
266\Andean Slaty-Thrush\Turdus nigriceps
267Glossy-black ThrushTurdus serranus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

268Paramo PipitAnthus bogotensis

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

269Orange-crowned EuphoniaEuphonia saturata
270Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostris
271Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogaster
272<Yellow-bellied Siskin>Spinus xanthogastrus
273Thick-billed SiskinSpinus crassirostris
274Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicus
275Black SiskinSpinus atratus

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

276Yellow-throated ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavigularis
277Gray-browed BrushfinchArremon assimilis
278Chestnut-capped BrushfinchArremon brunneinucha
279Olive FinchArremon castaneiceps
280Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis
281Tricolored BrushfinchAtlapetes tricolor
282Slaty BrushfinchAtlapetes schistaceus
283Cuzco BrushfinchAtlapetes canigenis

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

284Southern Mountain CaciqueCacicus chrysonotus

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

285Black-lored YellowthroatGeothlypis auricularis
286Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi
287/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fusca
288Three-striped WarblerBasileuterus tristriatus
289Citrine WarblerMyiothlypis luteoviridis
290Russet-crowned WarblerMyiothlypis coronata
291Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatus
292Spectacled RedstartMyioborus melanocephalus

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

293/Summer Tanager/Piranga rubra
294Black-backed GrosbeakPheucticus aureoventris
295Blue SeedeaterAmaurospiza concolor

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

296Slaty TanagerCreurgops dentatus
297Black-capped HemispingusKleinothraupis atropileus
298Parodi's HemispingusKleinothraupis parodii
299Oleaginous HemispingusSphenopsis frontalis
300Rust-and-yellow TanagerThlypopsis ruficeps
301Superciliaried HemispingusThlypopsis superciliaris
302Rufous-chested TanagerThlypopsis ornata
303Lemon-rumped Tanager**Ramphocelus icteronotus
304Hooded Mountain TanagerButhraupis montana
305Blue-capped TanagerSporathraupis cyanocephala
306Scarlet-bellied Mountain TanagerAnisognathus igniventris
307Blue-winged Mountain TanagerAnisognathus somptuosus
308Buff-breasted Mountain TanagerDubusia taeniata
309Chestnut-bellied Mountain TanagerDubusia castaneoventris
310Golden-collared TanagerIridosornis jelskii
311Fawn-breasted TanagerPipraeidea melanonota
312Blue-and-yellow TanagerRauenia bonariensis
313Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
314Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
315Golden-naped TanagerChalcothraupis ruficervix
316Black-capped TanagerStilpnia heinei
317Blue-and-black TanagerTangara vassorii
318Beryl-spangled TanagerTangara nigroviridis
319Metallic-green TanagerTangara labradorides
320Flame-faced TanagerTangara parzudakii
321Golden TanagerTangara arthus
322Swallow TanagerTersina viridis
323Giant ConebillConirostrum binghami
324White-browed ConebillConirostrum ferrugineiventre
325Blue-backed ConebillConirostrum sitticolor
326Capped ConebillConirostrum albifrons
327Cinereous ConebillConirostrum cinereum
328Moustached FlowerpiercerDiglossa mystacalis
329Black-throated FlowerpiercerDiglossa brunneiventris
330White-sided FlowerpiercerDiglossa albilatera
331Deep-blue FlowerpiercerDiglossa glauca
332Bluish FlowerpiercerDiglossa caerulescens
333Masked FlowerpiercerDiglossa cyanea
334PlushcapCatamblyrhynchus diadema
335Peruvian Sierra FinchPhrygilus punensis
336Glacier FinchIdiopsar speculifera
337Short-tailed FinchIdiopsar brachyurus
338Tit-like DacnisXenodacnis parina
339Plumbeous Sierra FinchGeospizopsis unicolor
340Ash-breasted Sierra FinchGeospizopsis plebejus
341<Slaty Finch>Spodiornis rustica
342Band-tailed Sierra FinchPorphyrospiza alaudinus
343Drab HemispingusPseudospingus xanthophthalmus
344Three-striped HemispingusPoospiza trifasciatus
345Chestnut-breasted Mountain-FinchPoospizopsis caesar
346Bright-rumped Yellow-FinchSicalis uropygialis
347Variable SeedeaterSporophila corvina
348Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollis
349Band-tailed SeedeaterCatamenia analis
350Plain-colored SeedeaterCatamenia inornata
351Paramo SeedeaterCatamenia homochroa
352BananaquitCoereba flaveola
353Golden-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 Visitor9
\\Austral Visitor4
||Transient0
##Non-breeding Dispersal0
<>Erratic/Irregular4
()Breeding Season Only0
{}Casual/Vagrant0
[]Accidental1

STATUS CODES

CodeDescription##
NTNear Threatened16
VVulnerable2
ENEndangered3
CRCritically Endangered1

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.