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Altitude (m):3900-4290
# Species*:354
# Excl Vagrants*:354
# Endemics*:16
# Near Endemics*:35
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
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.*

color codes

 
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
9Speckled Teal
(Yellow-billed Teal)
Anas 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
57Collared IncaCoeligena torquata
58Violet-throated StarfrontletCoeligena violifer
59Sword-billed HummingbirdEnsifera ensifera
60Great SapphirewingPterophanes cyanopterus
61Chestnut-breasted CoronetBoissonneaua matthewsii
62Booted Racket-tailOcreatus underwoodii
63Rufous-gaped HillstarUrochroa bougueri
64Purple-bibbed WhitetipUrosticte benjamini
65Fawn-breasted BrilliantHeliodoxa rubinoides
66Giant HummingbirdPatagona gigas
67White-bellied WoodstarChaetocercus mulsant
68Little WoodstarChaetocercus bombus
69White-bellied HummingbirdAmazilia chionogaster
70Green-and-white HummingbirdAmazilia viridicauda
71Andean EmeraldAmazilia franciae
72Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatl

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

73/Sora/Porzana carolina

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

74Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

75Andean LapwingVanellus resplendens

 
Seedsnipes: Thinocoridae

76Gray-breasted SeedsnipeThinocorus orbignyianus

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

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

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

81Andean GullChroicocephalus serranus

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

82Fasciated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma fasciatum

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

83Puna IbisPlegadis ridgwayi
84Andean IbisTheristicus branickii

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

85Black VultureCoragyps atratus
86Turkey VultureCathartes aura
87Andean CondorVultur gryphus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

88Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatus
89Gray-headed KiteLeptodon cayanensis
90Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
91Black-and-chestnut EagleSpizaetus isidori
92Double-toothed KiteHarpagus bidentatus
93Plain-breasted Hawk**Accipiter ventralis
94Barred HawkMorphnarchus princeps
95Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
96White-rumped HawkParabuteo leucorrhous
97Variable HawkGeranoaetus polyosoma
98Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus
99/Broad-winged Hawk/Buteo platypterus
100Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus
101White-throated HawkButeo albigula
102Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatus

 
Owls: Strigidae

103Rufescent Screech-OwlMegascops ingens
104Andean Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium jardinii
105Yungas Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium bolivianum
106Pacific Pygmy-Owl
(Peruvian Pygmy-Owl)
Glaucidium peruanum
107Mottled OwlCiccaba virgata
108Rufous-banded OwlCiccaba albitarsis

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

109Golden-headed QuetzalPharomachrus auriceps
110Crested QuetzalPharomachrus antisianus
111Masked TrogonTrogon personatus

 
Motmots: Momotidae

112Rufous MotmotBaryphthengus martii
113Broad-billed MotmotElectron platyrhynchum

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

114White-faced NunbirdHapaloptila castanea

 
New World Barbets: Capitonidae

115Red-headed BarbetEubucco bourcierii

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

116Gray-breasted Mountain-ToucanAndigena hypoglauca
117Collared AracariPteroglossus torquatus
118Yellow-throated ToucanRamphastos ambiguus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

119Smoky-brown WoodpeckerDryobates fumigatus
120Red-rumped WoodpeckerDryobates kirkii
121Yellow-vented WoodpeckerDryobates dignus
122Bar-bellied WoodpeckerDryobates nigriceps
123Powerful WoodpeckerCampephilus pollens
124Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosus
125Crimson-mantled WoodpeckerColaptes rivolii
126Andean FlickerColaptes rupicola

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

127Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollis
128Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatus
129Mountain CaracaraPhalcoboenus megalopterus
130American KestrelFalco sparverius
131/Merlin/Falco columbarius
132Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
133Bat FalconFalco rufigularis
134Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

135<Barred Parakeet>Bolborhynchus lineola
136Andean ParakeetBolborhynchus orbygnesius
137Red-billed ParrotPionus sordidus
138Scaly-naped ParrotAmazona mercenarius
139Maroon-tailed ParakeetPyrrhura melanura
140<Golden-plumed Parakeet>Leptosittaca branickii
141Mitred ParakeetPsittacara mitratus

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

142Uniform AntshrikeThamnophilus unicolor
143Streak-headed AntbirdDrymophila striaticeps

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

144Undulated AntpittaGrallaria squamigera
145Chestnut-crowned AntpittaGrallaria ruficapilla
146Stripe-headed AntpittaGrallaria andicolus
147Red-and-white AntpittaGrallaria erythroleuca
148Rufous AntpittaGrallaria rufula
149Ochre-breasted AntpittaGrallaricula flavirostris

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

150Unicolored TapaculoScytalopus unicolor
151Trilling TapaculoScytalopus parvirostris
152Puna TapaculoScytalopus simonsi
153Diademed TapaculoScytalopus schulenbergi

 
Antthrushes: Formicariidae

154Rufous-breasted AntthrushFormicarius rufipectus

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

155Tawny-throated LeaftosserSclerurus mexicanus
156Slender-billed MinerGeositta tenuirostris
157Common MinerGeositta cunicularia
158Tyrannine WoodcreeperDendrocincla tyrannina
159Wedge-billed WoodcreeperGlyphorynchus spirurus
160Strong-billed WoodcreeperXiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus
161Brown-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus pusillus
162Montane WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes lacrymiger
163Streaked TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes boissonneautii
164Rusty-winged BarbtailPremnornis guttuliger
165Buff-breasted EarthcreeperUpucerthia validirostris
166Cream-winged CinclodesCinclodes albiventris
167Royal CinclodesCinclodes aricomae
168White-winged CinclodesCinclodes atacamensis
169Buff-fronted Foliage-gleanerPhilydor rufum
170Lineated Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla subalaris
171Striped TreehunterThripadectes holostictus
172Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescens
173Pearled TreerunnerMargarornis squamiger
174Tawny Tit-SpinetailSylviorthorhynchus yanacensis
175White-browed Tit-SpinetailLeptasthenura xenothorax
176Line-fronted CanasteroAsthenes urubambensis
177Junin CanasteroAsthenes virgata
178Streak-backed CanasteroAsthenes wyatti
179Streak-throated CanasteroAsthenes humilis
180Cordilleran CanasteroAsthenes modesta
181Puna ThistletailAsthenes helleri
182Rusty-fronted CanasteroAsthenes ottonis
183Marcapata SpinetailCranioleuca marcapatae
184Creamy-crested SpinetailCranioleuca albicapilla
185Azara's SpinetailSynallaxis azarae
186Rufous SpinetailSynallaxis unirufa

 
Manakins: Pipridae

187Golden-winged ManakinMasius chrysopterus

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

188Green-and-black FruiteaterPipreola riefferii
189Barred FruiteaterPipreola arcuata
190Scaled FruiteaterAmpelioides tschudii
191Red-crested CotingaAmpelion rubrocristatus
192Chestnut-crested CotingaAmpelion rufaxilla
193Andean Cock-of-the-rockRupicola peruvianus
194Olivaceous PihaSnowornis cryptolophus

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

195Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolor
196White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterus
197Black-and-white BecardPachyramphus albogriseus
198One-colored BecardPachyramphus homochrous

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

199Tawny-breasted FlycatcherMyiobius villosus

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

200Streak-necked FlycatcherMionectes striaticollis
201Slaty-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon superciliaris
202Inca FlycatcherLeptopogon taczanowskii
203Marble-faced Bristle-TyrantPhylloscartes ophthalmicus
204Bronze-olive Pygmy-TyrantPseudotriccus pelzelni
205Scale-crested Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus pileatus
206Black-throated Tody-TyrantHemitriccus granadensis
207Cinnamon FlycatcherPyrrhomyias cinnamomeus
208Ornate FlycatcherMyiotriccus ornatus
209White-tailed TyrannuletMecocerculus poecilocercus
210White-banded TyrannuletMecocerculus stictopterus
211White-throated TyrannuletMecocerculus leucophrys
212Ash-breasted Tit-TyrantAnairetes alpinus
213Yellow-billed Tit-TyrantAnairetes flavirostris
214Tufted Tit-TyrantAnairetes parulus
215Unstreaked Tit-TyrantUromyias agraphia
216White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albiceps
217Sierran ElaeniaElaenia pallatangae
218Ashy-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias cinereiceps
219Tawny-rumped TyrannuletPhyllomyias uropygialis
220Golden-faced TyrannuletZimmerius chrysops
221Flavescent FlycatcherMyiophobus flavicans
222Smoke-colored PeweeContopus fumigatus
223/Western Wood-Pewee/Contopus sordidulus
224Andean NegritoLessonia oreas
225White-winged Black-TyrantKnipolegus aterrimus
226Taczanowski's Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola griseus
227Puna Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola juninensis
228\Cinereous Ground-Tyrant\Muscisaxicola cinereus
229White-fronted Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola albifrons
230\Ochre-naped Ground-Tyrant\Muscisaxicola flavinucha
231Rufous-naped Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola rufivertex
232\White-browed Ground-Tyrant\Muscisaxicola albilora
233Streak-throated Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes striaticollis
234Smoky Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes fumigatus
235Rufous-bellied Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes fuscorufus
236Red-rumped Bush-TyrantCnemarchus erythropygius
237Rufous-webbed Bush-TyrantPolioxolmis rufipennis
238Slaty-backed Chat-TyrantOchthoeca cinnamomeiventris
239Rufous-breasted Chat-TyrantOchthoeca rufipectoralis
240Brown-backed Chat-TyrantOchthoeca fumicolor
241d'Orbigny's Chat-TyrantOchthoeca oenanthoides
242White-browed Chat-TyrantOchthoeca leucophrys
243Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer
244Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
245Golden-crowned FlycatcherMyiodynastes chrysocephalus
246Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

247Black-billed PeppershrikeCyclarhis nigrirostris
248Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrys
249Chivi VireoVireo chiri

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

250Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
251Pale-footed SwallowOrochelidon flavipes
252Brown-bellied SwallowOrochelidon murina
253Andean SwallowOrochelidon andecola

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

254Gray-mantled WrenOdontorchilus branickii
255House WrenTroglodytes aedon
256Mountain WrenTroglodytes solstitialis
257Inca WrenPheugopedius eisenmanni
258Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrys

 
Dippers: Cinclidae

259White-capped DipperCinclus leucocephalus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

260Andean SolitaireMyadestes ralloides
261Slaty-backed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus fuscater
262Spotted Nightingale-ThrushCatharus dryas
263/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus
264Pale-eyed ThrushTurdus leucops
265Great ThrushTurdus fuscater
266Chiguanco ThrushTurdus chiguanco
267\Andean Slaty-Thrush\Turdus nigriceps
268Glossy-black ThrushTurdus serranus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

269Paramo PipitAnthus bogotensis

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

270Orange-crowned EuphoniaEuphonia saturata
271Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostris
272Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogaster
273Yellow-bellied SiskinSpinus xanthogastrus
274Thick-billed SiskinSpinus crassirostris
275Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicus
276Black SiskinSpinus atratus

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

277Yellow-throated ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavigularis
278Gray-browed BrushfinchArremon assimilis
279Chestnut-capped BrushfinchArremon brunneinucha
280Olive FinchArremon castaneiceps
281Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis
282Tricolored BrushfinchAtlapetes tricolor
283Slaty BrushfinchAtlapetes schistaceus
284Cuzco BrushfinchAtlapetes canigenis

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

285Southern Mountain CaciqueCacicus chrysonotus

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

286Black-lored Yellowthroat**Geothlypis auricularis
287Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi
288/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fusca
289Three-striped WarblerBasileuterus tristriatus
290Citrine WarblerMyiothlypis luteoviridis
291Russet-crowned WarblerMyiothlypis coronata
292Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatus
293Spectacled RedstartMyioborus melanocephalus

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

294/Summer Tanager/Piranga rubra
295Black-backed GrosbeakPheucticus aureoventris
296Blue SeedeaterAmaurospiza concolor

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

297Slaty TanagerCreurgops dentatus
298Black-capped HemispingusKleinothraupis atropileus
299Parodi's HemispingusKleinothraupis parodii
300Oleaginous HemispingusSphenopsis frontalis
301Rust-and-yellow TanagerThlypopsis ruficeps
302Superciliaried HemispingusThlypopsis superciliaris
303Rufous-chested TanagerThlypopsis ornata
304Lemon-rumped Tanager**Ramphocelus icteronotus
305Hooded Mountain-TanagerButhraupis montana
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 TanagerPipraeidea bonariensis
313Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
314Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
315Blue-capped TanagerThraupis cyanocephala
316Golden-naped TanagerChalcothraupis ruficervix
317Black-capped TanagerStilpnia heinei
318Blue-and-black TanagerTangara vassorii
319Beryl-spangled TanagerTangara nigroviridis
320Metallic-green TanagerTangara labradorides
321Flame-faced TanagerTangara parzudakii
322Golden TanagerTangara arthus
323Swallow TanagerTersina viridis
324Giant ConebillConirostrum binghami
325White-browed ConebillConirostrum ferrugineiventre
326Blue-backed ConebillConirostrum sitticolor
327Capped ConebillConirostrum albifrons
328Cinereous ConebillConirostrum cinereum
329Moustached FlowerpiercerDiglossa mystacalis
330Black-throated FlowerpiercerDiglossa brunneiventris
331White-sided FlowerpiercerDiglossa albilatera
332Deep-blue FlowerpiercerDiglossa glauca
333Bluish FlowerpiercerDiglossa caerulescens
334Masked FlowerpiercerDiglossa cyanea
335PlushcapCatamblyrhynchus diadema
336Peruvian Sierra-FinchPhrygilus punensis
337Short-tailed FinchIdiopsar brachyurus
338White-winged Diuca-FinchIdiopsar speculifera
339Tit-like DacnisXenodacnis parina
340Plumbeous Sierra-FinchGeospizopsis unicolor
341Ash-breasted Sierra-FinchGeospizopsis plebejus
342<Slaty Finch>Spodiornis rustica
343Band-tailed Sierra-FinchPorphyrospiza alaudinus
344Drab HemispingusPseudospingus xanthophthalmus
345Three-striped HemispingusPoospiza trifasciatus
346Chestnut-breasted Mountain-FinchPoospizopsis caesar
347Bright-rumped Yellow-FinchSicalis uropygialis
348Variable SeedeaterSporophila corvina
349Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollis
350Band-tailed SeedeaterCatamenia analis
351Plain-colored SeedeaterCatamenia inornata
352Paramo SeedeaterCatamenia homochroa
353BananaquitCoereba flaveola
354Golden-billed SaltatorSaltator aurantiirostris

 * 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.