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Altitude (m):3100
# Species*:126
# Excl Vagrants*:126
# Endemics*:5
# Near Endemics*:4
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Highland lakes, shrubland

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

1Andean TinamouNothoprocta pentlandii

 
Ducks: Anatidae

2Andean GooseOressochen melanoptera
3Crested DuckLophonetta specularioides
4Puna TealSpatula puna
5/Blue-winged Teal/Spatula discors
6Cinnamon TealSpatula cyanoptera
7\Red Shoveler\Spatula platalea
8Yellow-billed PintailAnas georgica
9Speckled Teal
(Yellow-billed Teal)
Anas flavirostris
10Andean DuckOxyura ferruginea

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

11White-tufted GrebeRollandia rolland
12Silvery GrebePodiceps occipitalis

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

13Rock PigeonColumba livia
14Spot-winged PigeonPatagioenas maculosa
15Bare-faced Ground DoveMetriopelia ceciliae
16Black-winged Ground DoveMetriopelia melanoptera
17White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
18Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

19Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

20Band-winged NightjarSystellura longirostris

 
Swifts: Apodidae

21White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
22Andean SwiftAeronautes andecolus

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

23Lesser VioletearColibri cyanotus
24Sparkling VioletearColibri coruscans
25Peruvian PiedtailPhlogophilus harterti
26Andean HillstarOreotrochilus estella
27Black-tailed TrainbearerLesbia victoriae
28Green-tailed TrainbearerLesbia nuna
29Bearded MountaineerOreonympha nobilis
30Shining SunbeamAglaeactis cupripennis
31Great SapphirewingPterophanes cyanopterus
32Giant HummingbirdPatagona gigas
33White-bellied HummingbirdAmazilia chionogaster

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

34Plumbeous RailPardirallus sanguinolentus
35Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
36Andean Coot
(Slate-colored Coot)
Fulica ardesiaca
37Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinica

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

38Andean LapwingVanellus resplendens

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

39|Upland Sandpiper|Bartramia longicauda
40/Baird's Sandpiper/Calidris bairdii
41/Pectoral Sandpiper/Calidris melanotos
42Puna SnipeGallinago andina
43/Wilson's Phalarope/Phalaropus tricolor
44/Spotted Sandpiper/Actitis macularius
45/Solitary Sandpiper/Tringa solitaria
46/Greater Yellowlegs/Tringa melanoleuca
47/Lesser Yellowlegs/Tringa flavipes

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

48Andean GullChroicocephalus serranus

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

49Neotropic CormorantPhalacrocorax brasilianus

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

50Great EgretArdea alba
51Snowy EgretEgretta thula
52Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
53Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
54Striated HeronButorides striata
55Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

56Puna IbisPlegadis ridgwayi

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

57Turkey VultureCathartes aura

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

58Cinereous HarrierCircus cinereus
59Variable HawkGeranoaetus polyosoma
60Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus

 
Owls: Strigidae

61Pacific Pygmy-Owl
(Peruvian Pygmy-Owl)
Glaucidium peruanum
62Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

63Andean FlickerColaptes rupicola

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

64Mountain CaracaraPhalcoboenus megalopterus
65American KestrelFalco sparverius
66Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

67Andean ParakeetBolborhynchus orbygnesius

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

68Slender-billed MinerGeositta tenuirostris
69Wren-like RushbirdPhleocryptes melanops
70Cream-winged CinclodesCinclodes albiventris
71Streak-fronted ThornbirdPhacellodomus striaticeps
72Rusty-fronted CanasteroAsthenes ottonis
73Creamy-crested SpinetailCranioleuca albicapilla

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

74Many-colored Rush TyrantTachuris rubrigastra
75Yellow-billed Tit-TyrantAnairetes flavirostris
76Tufted Tit-TyrantAnairetes parulus
77Subtropical DoraditoPseudocolopteryx acutipennis
78White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albiceps
79\Small-billed Elaenia\Elaenia parvirostris
80Sierran ElaeniaElaenia pallatangae
81Black PhoebeSayornis nigricans
82Andean NegritoLessonia oreas
83White-winged Black-TyrantKnipolegus aterrimus
84Spot-billed Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola maculirostris
85Taczanowski's Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola griseus
86Rufous-naped Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola rufivertex
87\White-browed Ground-Tyrant\Muscisaxicola albilora
88Black-billed Shrike-TyrantAgriornis montanus
89White-browed Chat-TyrantOchthoeca leucophrys

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

90Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
91Brown-bellied SwallowOrochelidon murina
92Andean SwallowOrochelidon andecola
93/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

94House WrenTroglodytes aedon
95Mountain WrenTroglodytes solstitialis

 
Dippers: Cinclidae

96White-capped DipperCinclus leucocephalus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

97/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus
98Pale-eyed ThrushTurdus leucops
99Great ThrushTurdus fuscater
100Chiguanco ThrushTurdus chiguanco

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

101Thick-billed SiskinSpinus crassirostris
102Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicus
103Olivaceous SiskinSpinus olivaceus

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

104Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

105Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
106Yellow-winged BlackbirdAgelasticus thilius

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

107Pale-legged WarblerMyiothlypis signata

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

108Rust-and-yellow TanagerThlypopsis ruficeps
109Blue-and-yellow TanagerPipraeidea bonariensis
110Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
111Cinereous ConebillConirostrum cinereum
112Black-throated FlowerpiercerDiglossa brunneiventris
113Peruvian Sierra-FinchPhrygilus punensis
114White-winged Diuca-FinchIdiopsar speculifera
115Plumbeous Sierra-FinchGeospizopsis unicolor
116Ash-breasted Sierra-FinchGeospizopsis plebejus
117<Slaty Finch>Spodiornis rustica
118Band-tailed Sierra-FinchPorphyrospiza alaudinus
119Mourning Sierra-FinchRhopospina fruticeti
120Chestnut-breasted Mountain-FinchPoospizopsis caesar
121Greenish Yellow-FinchSicalis olivascens
122Grassland Yellow-FinchSicalis luteola
123Band-tailed SeedeaterCatamenia analis
124Plain-colored SeedeaterCatamenia inornata
125Paramo SeedeaterCatamenia homochroa
126Golden-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.