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Altitude (m):1800-1900
# Species*:127
# Excl Vagrants*:127
# Endemics*:9
# Near Endemics*:8
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
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.*

color codes

 
Tinamous: Tinamidae

1Hooded TinamouNothocercus nigrocapillus

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

2Speckled ChachalacaOrtalis guttata
3Sickle-winged GuanChamaepetes goudotii

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

4Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
5White-throated Quail-DoveZentrygon frenata

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

6Swallow-tailed NightjarUropsalis segmentata

 
Swifts: Apodidae

7Chestnut-collared SwiftStreptoprocne rutila
8White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

9Tawny-bellied HermitPhaethornis syrmatophorus
10Royal SunangelHeliangelus regalis
11Speckled HummingbirdAdelomyia melanogenys
12Long-tailed SylphAglaiocercus kingii
13Greenish PufflegHaplophaedia aureliae
14Bronzy IncaCoeligena coeligena
15Collared IncaCoeligena torquata
16Chestnut-breasted CoronetBoissonneaua matthewsii
17Booted Racket-tailOcreatus underwoodii
18Rufous-vented WhitetipUrosticte ruficrissa
19Fawn-breasted BrilliantHeliodoxa rubinoides
20Violet-fronted BrilliantHeliodoxa leadbeateri
21White-bellied WoodstarChaetocercus mulsant

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

22Black VultureCoragyps atratus
23Turkey VultureCathartes aura

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

24Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
25Plain-breasted Hawk**Accipiter ventralis
26Solitary EagleButeogallus solitarius
27Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
28White-rumped HawkParabuteo leucorrhous

 
Owls: Strigidae

29Cinnamon Screech-OwlMegascops petersoni
30Long-whiskered OwletXenoglaux loweryi
31Rufous-banded OwlCiccaba albitarsis

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

32Golden-headed QuetzalPharomachrus auriceps
33Crested QuetzalPharomachrus antisianus
34Masked TrogonTrogon personatus

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

35Black-streaked PuffbirdMalacoptila fulvogularis

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

36Wagler's Toucanet**Aulacorhynchus wagleri
37Yellow-throated ToucanRamphastos ambiguus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

38Speckle-chested PiculetPicumnus steindachneri
39Smoky-brown WoodpeckerDryobates fumigatus
40Crimson-bellied WoodpeckerCampephilus haematogaster
41Crimson-mantled WoodpeckerColaptes rivolii

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

42Red-billed ParrotPionus sordidus
43Scaly-naped ParrotAmazona mercenarius

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

44Variable AntshrikeThamnophilus caerulescens
45Uniform AntshrikeThamnophilus unicolor
46Streak-headed AntbirdDrymophila striaticeps
47White-backed Fire-eyePyriglena leuconota

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

48Undulated AntpittaGrallaria squamigera
49Rusty-tinged AntpittaGrallaria przewalskii
50Ochre-fronted AntpittaGrallaricula ochraceifrons

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

51Rufous-vented TapaculoScytalopus femoralis

 
Antthrushes: Formicariidae

52Barred AntthrushChamaeza mollissima

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

53Olive-backed WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus triangularis
54Streaked XenopsXenops rutilans
55Streaked TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes boissonneautii
56Rusty-winged BarbtailPremnornis guttuliger
57Montane Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia striaticollis
58Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescens
59Pearled TreerunnerMargarornis squamiger
60Azara's SpinetailSynallaxis azarae
61Rufous SpinetailSynallaxis unirufa

 
Manakins: Pipridae

62Jet ManakinChloropipo unicolor

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

63Green-and-black FruiteaterPipreola riefferii
64Red-ruffed FruitcrowPyroderus scutatus

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

65Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolor
66Black-and-white BecardPachyramphus albogriseus

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

67Streak-necked FlycatcherMionectes striaticollis
68Inca FlycatcherLeptopogon taczanowskii
69Mottle-cheeked TyrannuletPhylloscartes ventralis
70Rufous-headed Pygmy-TyrantPseudotriccus ruficeps
71Cinnamon-breasted Tody-TyrantHemitriccus cinnamomeipectus
72Lulu's Tody-Tyrant
(Johnson's Tody-Flycatcher)
Poecilotriccus luluae
73Cinnamon FlycatcherPyrrhomyias cinnamomeus
74Ornate FlycatcherMyiotriccus ornatus
75Sulphur-bellied TyrannuletMecocerculus minor
76Peruvian TyrannuletZimmerius viridiflavus
77Olive-chested FlycatcherMyiophobus cryptoxanthus
78Smoke-colored PeweeContopus fumigatus
79Rufous-tailed TyrantKnipolegus poecilurus
80Slaty-backed Chat-TyrantOchthoeca cinnamomeiventris
81Pale-edged FlycatcherMyiarchus cephalotes
82Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

83Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

84Inca JayCyanocorax yncas

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

85Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

86House WrenTroglodytes aedon
87Sharpe's WrenCinnycerthia olivascens
88Bar-winged Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucoptera
89Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrys

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

90Andean SolitaireMyadestes ralloides
91Slaty-backed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus fuscater
92White-eared SolitaireEntomodestes leucotis
93Great ThrushTurdus fuscater
94Glossy-black ThrushTurdus serranus

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

95Bronze-green EuphoniaEuphonia mesochrysa
96Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogaster

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

97Common ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavopectus
98Yellow-browed SparrowAmmodramus aurifrons
99White-browed BrushfinchArremon torquatus
100Chestnut-capped BrushfinchArremon brunneinucha
101Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis
102Yellow-breasted BrushfinchAtlapetes latinuchus

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

103Russet-backed OropendolaPsarocolius angustifrons
104Scarlet-rumped CaciqueCacicus uropygialis

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

105/Northern Waterthrush/Parkesia noveboracensis
106/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fusca
107Three-striped WarblerBasileuterus tristriatus
108Russet-crowned WarblerMyiothlypis coronata
109Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatus

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

110Black-faced TanagerSchistochlamys melanopis
111White-capped TanagerSericossypha albocristata
112Rufous-crested TanagerCreurgops verticalis
113Oleaginous HemispingusSphenopsis frontalis
114Lacrimose Mountain-TanagerAnisognathus lacrymosus
115Blue-winged Mountain-TanagerAnisognathus somptuosus
116Yellow-throated TanagerIridosornis analis
117Yellow-scarfed TanagerIridosornis reinhardti
118Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
119Blue-capped TanagerThraupis cyanocephala
120Silver-backed Tanager
(Silvery Tanager)
Stilpnia viridicollis
121Beryl-spangled TanagerTangara nigroviridis
122Metallic-green TanagerTangara labradorides
123Saffron-crowned TanagerTangara xanthocephala
124Flame-faced TanagerTangara parzudakii
125Deep-blue FlowerpiercerDiglossa glauca
126Bluish FlowerpiercerDiglossa caerulescens
127Masked FlowerpiercerDiglossa cyanea

 * 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.