Altitude (m):3500
# Species:165
# Excl Vagrants:165
# Endemics:4
# Near Endemics:2
Habitat: Highland lakes, shrubland


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

1Ornate TinamouNothoprocta ornata
2Andean TinamouNothoprocta pentlandii
3Darwin's NothuraNothura darwinii

Ducks: Anatidae

4Andean GooseOressochen melanoptera
5Crested DuckLophonetta specularioides
6Torrent DuckMerganetta armata
7Puna TealSpatula puna
8/Blue-winged Teal/Spatula discors
9Cinnamon TealSpatula cyanoptera
10White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis
11Yellow-billed PintailAnas georgica
12Yellow-billed TealAnas flavirostris
13Andean DuckOxyura ferruginea

Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

14Andean GuanPenelope montagnii

Flamingos: Phoenicopteridae

15/Chilean Flamingo/Phoenicopterus chilensis

Grebes: Podicipedidae

16White-tufted GrebeRollandia rolland
17Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
18Silvery GrebePodiceps occipitalis

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

19Rock PigeonColumba livia
20Spot-winged PigeonPatagioenas maculosa
21Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
22Bare-faced Ground DoveMetriopelia ceciliae
23Black-winged Ground DoveMetriopelia melanoptera
24White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
25Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

26Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani

Swifts: Apodidae

27White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
28Andean SwiftAeronautes andecolus

Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

29Sparkling VioletearColibri coruscans
30Black-tailed TrainbearerLesbia victoriae
31Green-tailed TrainbearerLesbia nuna
32Bearded MountaineerOreonympha nobilis
33Tyrian MetaltailMetallura tyrianthina
34Shining SunbeamAglaeactis cupripennis
35White-tufted SunbeamAglaeactis castelnaudii
36Fawn-breasted BrilliantHeliodoxa rubinoides
37Giant HummingbirdPatagona gigas
38White-bellied HummingbirdElliotomyia chionogaster
39Green-and-white HummingbirdElliotomyia viridicauda

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

40Plumbeous RailPardirallus sanguinolentus
41Uniform CrakeAmaurolimnas concolor
42/Sora/Porzana carolina
43Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
44Giant CootFulica gigantea
45Slate-colored CootFulica ardesiaca
46Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinica

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

47Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

48/American Golden-Plover/Pluvialis dominica
49/Semipalmated Plover/Charadrius semipalmatus
50Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
51Andean LapwingVanellus resplendens
52Collared PloverAnarhynchus collaris
53Puna PloverAnarhynchus alticola

Seedsnipes: Thinocoridae

54Gray-breasted SeedsnipeThinocorus orbignyianus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

55/Hudsonian Godwit/Limosa haemastica
56Jameson's SnipeGallinago jamesoni
57Puna SnipeGallinago andina
58/Wilson's Phalarope/Phalaropus tricolor
59/Spotted Sandpiper/Actitis macularius
60/Solitary Sandpiper/Tringa solitaria
61/Lesser Yellowlegs/Tringa flavipes
62/Greater Yellowlegs/Tringa melanoleuca
63/Stilt Sandpiper/Calidris himantopus
64/Sanderling/Calidris alba
65/Baird's Sandpiper/Calidris bairdii
66|White-rumped Sandpiper|Calidris fuscicollis
67/Pectoral Sandpiper/Calidris melanotos

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

68Andean GullChroicocephalus serranus
69/Laughing Gull/Leucophaeus atricilla
70/Black Tern/Chlidonias niger

Storks: Ciconiidae

71Wood StorkMycteria americana

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

72Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianus

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

73Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
74Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
75Snowy EgretEgretta thula
76Striated HeronButorides striata
77Western Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
78Great EgretArdea alba
79Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

80Puna IbisPlegadis ridgwayi
81Andean IbisTheristicus branickii

New World Vultures: Cathartidae

82Turkey VultureCathartes aura

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

83Cinereous HarrierCircus cinereus
84White-rumped HawkParabuteo leucorrhous
85Variable HawkGeranoaetus polyosoma
86Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus
87White HawkPseudastur albicollis
88White-throated HawkButeo albigula

Owls: Strigidae

89Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia
90Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus

Woodpeckers: Picidae

91Andean FlickerColaptes rupicola

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

92Mountain CaracaraDaptrius megalopterus
93American KestrelFalco sparverius
94Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
95Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

Parrots: Psittacidae

96Mitred ParakeetPsittacara mitratus

Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

97Slender-billed MinerGeositta tenuirostris
98Wren-like RushbirdPhleocryptes melanops
99Cream-winged CinclodesCinclodes albiventris
100White-winged CinclodesCinclodes atacamensis
101Streak-fronted ThornbirdPhacellodomus striaticeps
102Puna ThistletailAsthenes helleri
103Rusty-fronted CanasteroAsthenes ottonis

Cotingas: Cotingidae

104Red-crested CotingaAmpelion rubrocristatus

Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

105Many-colored Rush TyrantTachuris rubrigastra
106White-throated TyrannuletMecocerculus leucophrys
107Yellow-billed Tit-TyrantAnairetes flavirostris
108Tufted Tit-TyrantAnairetes parulus
109Subtropical DoraditoPseudocolopteryx acutipennis
110White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albiceps
111Black PhoebeSayornis nigricans
112Andean NegritoLessonia oreas
113White-winged Black-TyrantKnipolegus aterrimus
114Little Ground-TyrantSyrtidicola fluviatilis
115Spot-billed Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola maculirostris
116Rufous-naped Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola rufivertex
117\White-browed Ground-Tyrant\Muscisaxicola albilora
118Rufous-webbed Bush-TyrantCnemarchus rufipennis
119Black-billed Shrike-TyrantAgriornis montanus
120Gray-bellied Shrike-TyrantAgriornis micropterus
121Rufous-breasted Chat-TyrantOchthoeca rufipectoralis
122White-browed Chat-TyrantOchthoeca leucophrys

Swallows: Hirundinidae

123/Bank Swallow/Riparia riparia
124/Purple Martin/Progne subis
125Brown-chested MartinProgne tapera
126Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
127Pale-footed SwallowOrochelidon flavipes
128Brown-bellied SwallowOrochelidon murina
129Andean SwallowOrochelidon andecola
130/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
131/Cliff Swallow/Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Wrens: Troglodytidae

132House WrenTroglodytes aedon

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

133/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus
134Great ThrushTurdus fuscater
135Chiguanco ThrushTurdus chiguanco

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

136Puna PipitAnthus brevirostris
137Paramo PipitAnthus bogotensis

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

138Thick-billed SiskinSpinus crassirostris
139Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicus
140Olivaceous SiskinSpinus olivaceus

New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

141Gray-browed BrushfinchArremon assimilis
142Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

143Yellow-winged BlackbirdAgelasticus thilius

Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

144Black-backed GrosbeakPheucticus aureoventris

Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

145Rust-and-yellow TanagerThlypopsis ruficeps
146Scarlet-bellied Mountain TanagerAnisognathus igniventris
147Fawn-breasted TanagerPipraeidea melanonota
148Blue-and-yellow TanagerRauenia bonariensis
149Cinereous ConebillConirostrum cinereum
150Black-throated FlowerpiercerDiglossa brunneiventris
151Rusty FlowerpiercerDiglossa sittoides
152Peruvian Sierra FinchPhrygilus punensis
153Plumbeous Sierra FinchGeospizopsis unicolor
154Ash-breasted Sierra FinchGeospizopsis plebejus
155<Slaty Finch>Haplospiza rustica
156Band-tailed Sierra FinchPorphyrospiza alaudinus
157Mourning Sierra FinchRhopospina fruticeti
158Bright-rumped Yellow-FinchSicalis uropygialis
159Greenish Yellow-FinchSicalis olivascens
160Grassland Yellow-FinchSicalis luteola
161Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
162Black-and-white SeedeaterSporophila luctuosa
163Band-tailed SeedeaterCatamenia analis
164Plain-colored SeedeaterCatamenia inornata
165Golden-billed SaltatorSaltator aurantiirostris


 *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 Visitor22
\\Austral Visitor1
##Non-breeding Dispersal0
()Breeding Season Only0


NTNear Threatened3
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.