Altitude (m):2450-2650
# Species*:36
# Excl Vagrants*:36
# Endemics*:3
# Near Endemics*:7
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: High elevation dry scrub, bromeliads


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

Swifts: Apodidae

1Andean SwiftAeronautes andecolus

Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

2Sparkling VioletearColibri coruscans
3Bronze-tailed CometPolyonymus caroli
4Giant HummingbirdPatagona gigas
5Purple-collared WoodstarMyrtis fanny
6Oasis HummingbirdRhodopis vesper

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

7Andean LapwingVanellus resplendens

New World Vultures: Cathartidae

8Black VultureCoragyps atratus
9Turkey VultureCathartes aura

Owls: Strigidae

10Pacific Pygmy-Owl
(Peruvian Pygmy-Owl)
Glaucidium peruanum

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

11American KestrelFalco sparverius
12Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis

Parrots: Psittacidae

13Mountain ParakeetPsilopsiagon aurifrons

Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

14Streaked Tit-SpinetailLeptasthenura striata
15Canyon CanasteroAsthenes pudibunda
16|Line-cheeked Spinetail|Cranioleuca antisiensis

Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

17Yellow-billed Tit-TyrantAnairetes flavirostris
18White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albiceps
19Fulvous-headed Pygmy-TyrantEuscarthmus fulviceps
20White-browed Chat-TyrantOchthoeca leucophrys

Wrens: Troglodytidae

21House WrenTroglodytes aedon

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

22Great ThrushTurdus fuscater
23Chiguanco ThrushTurdus chiguanco
24Glossy-black ThrushTurdus serranus

New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

25Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

26Golden GrosbeakPheucticus chrysogaster

Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

27Blue-and-yellow TanagerRauenia bonariensis
28Cinereous ConebillConirostrum cinereum
29Rusty FlowerpiercerDiglossa sittoides
30Peruvian Sierra FinchPhrygilus punensis
31Great Inca-FinchIncaspiza pulchra
32Rufous-backed Inca-FinchIncaspiza personata
33Band-tailed Sierra FinchPorphyrospiza alaudinus
34Mourning Sierra FinchRhopospina fruticeti
35Greenish Yellow-FinchSicalis olivascens
36Band-tailed SeedeaterCatamenia analis

 * 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.



//Boreal Visitor
\\Austral Visitor
##Non-breeding Dispersal
()Breeding Season Only