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Altitude (m):1800-1900
# Species:370
# Excl Vagrants:370
# Endemics:13
# Near Endemics:20
Habitat: Stunted forest, cloud forest, hummingbird feeders

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
2Cinereous TinamouCrypturellus cinereus
3Brown TinamouCrypturellus obsoletus

 
Ducks: Anatidae

4Torrent DuckMerganetta armata

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

5Speckled ChachalacaOrtalis guttata
6Andean GuanPenelope montagnii
7Wattled GuanAburria aburri
8Sickle-winged GuanChamaepetes goudotii

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

9Rufous-breasted Wood-QuailOdontophorus speciosus

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

10Rock PigeonColumba livia
11Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
12Plumbeous PigeonPatagioenas plumbea
13Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinacea
14Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacoti
15White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
16White-throated Quail-DoveZentrygon frenata

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

17Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
18Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

19Rufous-bellied NighthawkLurocalis rufiventris
20Swallow-tailed NightjarUropsalis segmentata
21Lyre-tailed NightjarUropsalis lyra

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

22Common PotooNyctibius griseus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

23Chestnut-collared SwiftStreptoprocne rutila
24White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
25White-tipped SwiftAeronautes montivagus
26Fork tailed Palm-SwiftTachornis squamata

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

27Green HermitPhaethornis guy
28Tawny-bellied HermitPhaethornis syrmatophorus
29Gray-chinned HermitPhaethornis griseogularis
30Green-fronted LancebillDoryfera ludovicae
31Blue-fronted LancebillDoryfera johannae
32Geoffroy's DaggerbillSchistes geoffroyi
33Brown VioletearColibri delphinae
34Lesser VioletearColibri cyanotus
35Sparkling VioletearColibri coruscans
36Amethyst-throated SunangelHeliangelus amethysticollis
37Royal SunangelHeliangelus regalis
38Wire-crested ThorntailDiscosura popelairii
39Black-bellied ThorntailDiscosura langsdorffi
40Ecuadorian PiedtailPhlogophilus hemileucurus
41Speckled HummingbirdAdelomyia melanogenys
42Long-tailed SylphAglaiocercus kingii
43Tyrian MetaltailMetallura tyrianthina
44Greenish PufflegHaplophaedia aureliae
45Emerald-bellied PufflegEriocnemis aline
46Bronzy IncaCoeligena coeligena
47Collared IncaCoeligena torquata
48Violet-throated StarfrontletCoeligena violifer
49Sword-billed HummingbirdEnsifera ensifera
50Chestnut-breasted CoronetBoissonneaua matthewsii
51Peruvian Racket-tailOcreatus peruanus
52Green-backed HillstarUrochroa leucura
53Rufous-vented WhitetipUrosticte ruficrissa
54Fawn-breasted BrilliantHeliodoxa rubinoides
55Violet-fronted BrilliantHeliodoxa leadbeateri
56Long-billed StarthroatHeliomaster longirostris
57Amethyst WoodstarCalliphlox amethystina
58Purple-collared WoodstarMyrtis fanny
59White-bellied WoodstarChaetocercus mulsant
60Little WoodstarChaetocercus bombus
61Violet-headed HummingbirdKlais guimeti
62Fork-tailed WoodnymphThalurania furcata
63Many-spotted HummingbirdTaphrospilus hypostictus
64Andean EmeraldUranomitra franciae
65Golden-tailed SapphireChrysuronia oenone
66Sapphire-spangled EmeraldChionomesa lactea
67White-bellied HummingbirdElliotomyia chionogaster

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

68Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi
69Snowy EgretEgretta thula
70Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

71Black VultureCoragyps atratus
72Turkey VultureCathartes aura

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

73Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
74Black-and-chestnut EagleSpizaetus isidori
75Plain-breasted Hawk**Accipiter ventralis
76Solitary EagleButeogallus solitarius
77Barred HawkMorphnarchus princeps
78Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
79White-rumped HawkParabuteo leucorrhous
80Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus
81/Broad-winged Hawk/Buteo platypterus
82Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus
83White-throated HawkButeo albigula

 
Owls: Strigidae

84White-throated Screech-OwlMegascops albogularis
85Rufescent Screech-OwlMegascops ingens
86Cinnamon Screech-OwlMegascops petersoni
87Yungas Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium bolivianum
88Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianum
89Long-whiskered OwletXenoglaux loweryi
90Black-banded OwlStrix huhula
91Rufous-banded OwlStrix albitarsis
92Buff-fronted OwlAegolius harrisii

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

93Golden-headed QuetzalPharomachrus auriceps
94Crested QuetzalPharomachrus antisianus
95Collared TrogonTrogon collaris
96Masked TrogonTrogon personatus

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

97Western Striolated-PuffbirdNystalus obamai
98Black-streaked PuffbirdMalacoptila fulvogularis
99White-faced NunbirdHapaloptila castanea

 
New World Barbets: Capitonidae

100Blue-moustached Barbet**Eubucco versicolor

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

101Southern Emerald-ToucanetAulacorhynchus albivitta
102Chestnut-eared AracariPteroglossus castanotis
103Yellow-throated ToucanRamphastos ambiguus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

104Speckle-chested PiculetPicumnus steindachneri
105Smoky-brown WoodpeckerDryobates fumigatus
106Crimson-bellied WoodpeckerCampephilus haematogaster
107Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosus
108Crimson-mantled WoodpeckerColaptes rivolii

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

109Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollis
110Mountain CaracaraDaptrius megalopterus
111Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

112<Barred Parakeet>Bolborhynchus lineola
113Cobalt-winged ParakeetBrotogeris cyanoptera
114Red-billed ParrotPionus sordidus
115Speckle-faced ParrotPionus tumultuosus
116Scaly-naped ParrotAmazona mercenarius
117Mitred ParakeetPsittacara mitratus
118White-eyed ParakeetPsittacara leucophthalmus

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

119Rufous-rumped AntwrenEuchrepomis callinota
120Barred AntshrikeThamnophilus doliatus
121Lined AntshrikeThamnophilus tenuepunctatus
122Variable AntshrikeThamnophilus caerulescens
123Uniform AntshrikeThamnophilus unicolor
124Rufescent AntshrikeThamnistes rufescens
125Plain AntvireoDysithamnus mentalis
126Bicolored AntvireoDysithamnus occidentalis
127Slaty AntwrenMyrmotherula schisticolor
128Yellow-breasted AntwrenHerpsilochmus axillaris
129Streak-headed AntbirdDrymophila striaticeps
130Black AntbirdCercomacroides serva
131Blackish AntbirdCercomacroides nigrescens
132Western Fire-eyePyriglena maura

 
Gnateaters: Conopophagidae

133Chestnut-crowned GnateaterConopophaga castaneiceps

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

134Undulated AntpittaGrallaria squamigera
135Chestnut-crowned AntpittaGrallaria ruficapilla
136Rusty-tinged AntpittaGrallaria przewalskii
137Chestnut AntpittaGrallaria blakei
138Chachapoyas AntpittaGrallaria gravesi
139Ochre-breasted AntpittaGrallaricula flavirostris
140Ochre-fronted AntpittaGrallaricula ochraceifrons

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

141Rusty-belted TapaculoLiosceles thoracicus
142Trilling TapaculoScytalopus parvirostris
143White-crowned TapaculoScytalopus atratus
144Rufous-vented TapaculoScytalopus femoralis
145Utcubamba TapaculoScytalopus intermedius

 
Antthrushes: Formicariidae

146Barred AntthrushChamaeza mollissima

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

147Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillus
148Tyrannine WoodcreeperDendrocincla tyrannina
149Strong-billed WoodcreeperXiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus
150Olive-backed WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus triangularis
151Montane WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes lacrymiger
152Plain XenopsXenops minutus
153Streaked XenopsXenops rutilans
154Streaked TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes boissonneautii
155Rusty-winged BarbtailPremnornis guttuliger
156Sharp-tailed StreamcreeperLochmias nematura
157Dusky-cheeked Foliage-gleanerAnabazenops dorsalis
158Montane Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia striaticollis
159Lineated Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla subalaris
160Buff-browed Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla rufosuperciliata
161Buff-fronted Foliage-gleanerDendroma rufum
162Striped TreehunterThripadectes holostictus
163Black-billed TreehunterThripadectes melanorhynchus
164Olive-backed Foliage-gleanerAutomolus infuscatus
165Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescens
166Pearled TreerunnerMargarornis squamiger
167White-chinned ThistletailAsthenes fuliginosa
168Equatorial GraytailXenerpestes singularis
169Russet-mantled SofttailThripophaga berlepschi
170Ash-browed SpinetailCranioleuca curtata
171|Line-cheeked Spinetail|Cranioleuca antisiensis
172Azara's SpinetailSynallaxis azarae
173Rufous SpinetailSynallaxis unirufa

 
Manakins: Pipridae

174Jet ManakinChloropipo unicolor
175Golden-winged ManakinMasius chrysopterus

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

176Green-and-black FruiteaterPipreola riefferii
177Barred FruiteaterPipreola arcuata
178Chestnut-crested CotingaAmpelion rufaxilla
179Andean Cock-of-the-rockRupicola peruvianus
180Olivaceous PihaSnowornis cryptolophus
181Red-ruffed FruitcrowPyroderus scutatus

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

182Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolor
183White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterus
184Black-and-white BecardPachyramphus albogriseus

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

185Tawny-breasted FlycatcherMyiobius villosus

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

186Wing-barred PipritesPiprites chloris
187White-throated SpadebillPlatyrinchus mystaceus
188Streak-necked FlycatcherMionectes striaticollis
189Olive-striped FlycatcherMionectes galbinus
190Slaty-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon superciliaris
191Inca FlycatcherLeptopogon taczanowskii
192Mottle-cheeked TyrannuletPhylloscartes ventralis
193Marble-faced Bristle-TyrantPogonotriccus ophthalmicus
194Variegated Bristle-TyrantPogonotriccus poecilotis
195Spectacled Bristle-TyrantPogonotriccus orbitalis
196Bronze-olive Pygmy-TyrantPseudotriccus pelzelni
197Rufous-headed Pygmy-TyrantPseudotriccus ruficeps
198Scale-crested Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus pileatus
199Black-throated Tody-TyrantHemitriccus granadensis
200Cinnamon-breasted Tody-TyrantHemitriccus cinnamomeipectus
201Johnson's Tody-FlycatcherPoecilotriccus luluae
202Yellow-olive FlycatcherTolmomyias sulphurescens
203Cinnamon FlycatcherPyrrhomyias cinnamomeus
204Cliff FlycatcherHirundinea ferruginea
205Ornate FlycatcherMyiotriccus ornatus
206\Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet\Camptostoma obsoletum
207White-tailed TyrannuletMecocerculus poecilocercus
208White-banded TyrannuletMecocerculus stictopterus
209White-throated TyrannuletMecocerculus leucophrys
210Sulphur-bellied TyrannuletMecocerculus minor
211Tufted Tit-TyrantAnairetes parulus
212Unstreaked Tit-TyrantUromyias agraphia
213White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albiceps
214\Small-billed Elaenia\Elaenia parvirostris
215Mottle-backed ElaeniaElaenia gigas
216Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensis
217Highland ElaeniaElaenia obscura
218Sierran ElaeniaElaenia pallatangae
219Torrent TyrannuletSerpophaga cinerea
220Black-capped TyrannuletPhyllomyias nigrocapillus
221Ashy-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias cinereiceps
222Tawny-rumped TyrannuletPhyllomyias uropygialis
223Plumbeous-crowned TyrannuletPhyllomyias plumbeiceps
224Peruvian TyrannuletZimmerius viridiflavus
225Flavescent FlycatcherMyiophobus flavicans
226Olive-chested FlycatcherMyiophobus cryptoxanthus
227Euler's FlycatcherLathrotriccus euleri
228Olive FlycatcherMitrephanes olivaceus
229/Olive-sided Flycatcher/Contopus cooperi
230Smoke-colored PeweeContopus fumigatus
231Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
232Rufous-tailed TyrantKnipolegus poecilurus
233Jelski's Black-TyrantKnipolegus signatus
234Smoky Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes fumigatus
235Chestnut-bellied Chat-TyrantOchthoeca cinnamomeiventris
236Maroon-belted Chat-TyrantOchthoeca thoracica
237Long-tailed TyrantColonia colonus
238Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer
239Pale-edged FlycatcherMyiarchus cephalotes
240\Brown-crested Flycatcher\Myiarchus tyrannulus
241Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
242Golden-crowned FlycatcherMyiodynastes chrysocephalus
243Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

244Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis
245Olivaceous GreenletHylophilus olivaceus
246Dusky-capped GreenletPachysilvia hypoxantha
247Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrys

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

248White-collared JayCyanolyca viridicyanus
249Inca JayCyanocorax yncas

 
Donacobius: Donacobiidae

250Black-capped DonacobiusDonacobius atricapilla

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

251Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
252White-banded SwallowAtticora fasciata

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

253Scaly-breasted WrenMicrocerculus marginatus
254Gray-mantled WrenOdontorchilus branickii
255House WrenTroglodytes aedon
256Mountain WrenTroglodytes solstitialis
257Thrush-like WrenCampylorhynchus turdinus
258Coraya WrenPheugopedius coraya
259Sharpe's WrenCinnycerthia olivascens
260White-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucosticta
261Bar-winged Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucoptera
262Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrys
263Chestnut-breasted WrenCyphorhinus thoracicus

 
Dippers: Cinclidae

264White-capped DipperCinclus leucocephalus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

265Andean SolitaireMyadestes ralloides
266Slaty-backed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus fuscater
267Speckled Nightingale-ThrushCatharus maculatus
268/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus
269White-eared SolitaireEntomodestes leucotis
270Pale-eyed ThrushTurdus leucops
271Great ThrushTurdus fuscater
272Chiguanco ThrushTurdus chiguanco
273Glossy-black ThrushTurdus serranus

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

274Golden-rumped EuphoniaChlorophonia cyanocephala
275Blue-naped ChlorophoniaChlorophonia cyanea
276Chestnut-breasted ChlorophoniaChlorophonia pyrrhophrys
277Purple-throated EuphoniaEuphonia chlorotica
278Golden-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia chrysopasta
279Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogaster
280Bronze-green EuphoniaEuphonia mesochrysa
281Rufous-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia rufiventris
282Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicus
283Olivaceous SiskinSpinus olivaceus

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

284Yellow-throated ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavigularis
285Ashy-throated ChlorospingusChlorospingus canigularis
286Common ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavopectus
287Yellow-browed SparrowAmmodramus aurifrons
288White-browed BrushfinchArremon torquatus
289Chestnut-capped BrushfinchArremon brunneinucha
290Olive FinchArremon castaneiceps
291Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis
292Yellow-breasted BrushfinchAtlapetes latinucha

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

293Yellow-billed CaciqueAmblycercus holosericeus
294Russet-backed OropendolaPsarocolius angustifrons
295Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanus
296Scarlet-rumped CaciqueCacicus uropygialis
297Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus cela
298Southern Mountain CaciqueCacicus chrysonotus
299Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorus

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

300/Northern Waterthrush/Parkesia noveboracensis
301Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi
302/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fusca
303Three-striped WarblerBasileuterus tristriatus
304Citrine WarblerMyiothlypis luteoviridis
305Buff-rumped WarblerMyiothlypis fulvicauda
306Russet-crowned WarblerMyiothlypis coronata
307/Canada Warbler/Cardellina canadensis
308Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatus
309Spectacled RedstartMyioborus melanocephalus

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

310/Summer Tanager/Piranga rubra
311White-winged TanagerPiranga leucoptera
312Red-hooded TanagerPiranga rubriceps

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

313Black-faced TanagerSchistochlamys melanopis
314Magpie TanagerCissopis leverianus
315White-capped TanagerSericossypha albocristata
316Rufous-crested TanagerCreurgops verticalis
317Black-capped HemispingusKleinothraupis atropileus
318Oleaginous HemispingusSphenopsis frontalis
319Black-eared HemispingusSphenopsis melanotis
320Rufous-chested TanagerThlypopsis ornata
321Yellow-crested TanagerLoriotus rufiventer
322White-shouldered TanagerLoriotus luctuosus
323Black-bellied TanagerRamphocelus melanogaster
324Silver-beaked TanagerRamphocelus carbo
325Vermilion TanagerCalochaetes coccineus
326Hooded Mountain TanagerButhraupis montana
327Blue-capped TanagerSporathraupis cyanocephala
328Grass-green TanagerChlorornis riefferii
329Lacrimose Mountain TanagerAnisognathus lacrymosus
330Blue-winged Mountain TanagerAnisognathus somptuosus
331Yellow-throated TanagerIridosornis analis
332Yellow-scarfed TanagerIridosornis reinhardti
333Fawn-breasted TanagerPipraeidea melanonota
334Orange-eared TanagerChlorochrysa calliparaea
335Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
336Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
337Spotted TanagerIxothraupis punctata
338Golden-naped TanagerChalcothraupis ruficervix
339Silvery TanagerStilpnia viridicollis
340Green-throated TanagerStilpnia argyrofenges
341Masked TanagerStilpnia nigrocincta
342Blue-necked TanagerStilpnia cyanicollis
343Blue-and-black TanagerTangara vassorii
344Beryl-spangled TanagerTangara nigroviridis
345Metallic-green TanagerTangara labradorides
346Blue-browed TanagerTangara cyanotis
347Paradise TanagerTangara chilensis
348Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrola
349Golden-eared TanagerTangara chrysotis
350Saffron-crowned TanagerTangara xanthocephala
351Flame-faced TanagerTangara parzudakii
352Green-and-gold TanagerTangara schrankii
353Golden TanagerTangara arthus
354Swallow TanagerTersina viridis
355Blue-backed ConebillConirostrum sitticolor
356Capped ConebillConirostrum albifrons
357Cinereous ConebillConirostrum cinereum
358White-sided FlowerpiercerDiglossa albilatera
359Rusty FlowerpiercerDiglossa sittoides
360Deep-blue FlowerpiercerDiglossa glauca
361Bluish FlowerpiercerDiglossa caerulescens
362Masked FlowerpiercerDiglossa cyanea
363Ash-breasted Sierra FinchGeospizopsis plebejus
364<Slaty Finch>Spodiornis rustica
365Drab HemispingusPseudospingus xanthophthalmus
366Gray-hooded Bush TanagerCnemoscopus rubrirostris
367Black-and-white SeedeaterSporophila luctuosa
368Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollis
369Band-tailed SeedeaterCatamenia analis
370Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus

 *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 Visitor7
\\Austral Visitor3
||Transient0
##Non-breeding Dispersal0
<>Erratic/Irregular2
()Breeding Season Only0
{}Casual/Vagrant0
[]Accidental0

STATUS CODES

CodeDescription##
NTNear Threatened14
VVulnerable6
ENEndangered4
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.