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Altitude (m):900
# Species*:156
# Excl Vagrants*:156
# Endemics*:3
# Near Endemics*:2
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Roadside forest patches, fruiting trees

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

1Little TinamouCrypturellus soui

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

2Spix's GuanPenelope jacquacu
3Wattled GuanAburria aburri

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

4Plumbeous PigeonPatagioenas plumbea
5Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinacea
6Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosa

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

7Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
8Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana

 
Swifts: Apodidae

9White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
10White-tipped SwiftAeronautes montivagus
11Fork-tailed Palm-SwiftTachornis squamata

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

12White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivora
13Koepcke's HermitPhaethornis koepckeae
14Blue-fronted LancebillDoryfera johannae
15Black-eared FairyHeliothryx auritus
16Black-throated MangoAnthracothorax nigricollis
17Gould's JewelfrontHeliodoxa aurescens
18Violet-headed HummingbirdKlais guimeti
19Gray-breasted SabrewingCampylopterus largipennis
20Fork-tailed WoodnymphThalurania furcata
21Many-spotted HummingbirdTaphrospilus hypostictus
22Golden-tailed SapphireChrysuronia oenone

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

23Snowy EgretEgretta thula
24Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

25Black VultureCoragyps atratus
26Turkey VultureCathartes aura

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

27Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatus
28Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
29Black-and-white Hawk-EagleSpizaetus melanoleucus
30Black-and-chestnut EagleSpizaetus isidori
31Double-toothed KiteHarpagus bidentatus
32Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
33White HawkPseudastur albicollis
34/Broad-winged Hawk/Buteo platypterus

 
Owls: Strigidae

35Band-bellied OwlPulsatrix melanota

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

36Green-backed TrogonTrogon viridis
37Collared TrogonTrogon collaris

 
Motmots: Momotidae

38Rufous MotmotBaryphthengus martii

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

39Western Striolated-PuffbirdNystalus obamai
40White-fronted NunbirdMonasa morphoeus

 
Jacamars: Galbulidae

41Bluish-fronted JacamarGalbula cyanescens

 
New World Barbets: Capitonidae

42Gilded BarbetCapito auratus

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

43Chestnut-tipped ToucanetAulacorhynchus derbianus
44Many-banded AracariPteroglossus pluricinctus
45Ivory-billed AracariPteroglossus azara
46Curl-crested AracariPteroglossus beauharnaesii
47Golden-collared ToucanetSelenidera reinwardtii
48White-throated ToucanRamphastos tucanus
49Channel-billed ToucanRamphastos vitellinus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

50Yellow-tufted WoodpeckerMelanerpes cruentatus
51Red-stained WoodpeckerDryobates affinis
52White-throated WoodpeckerPiculus leucolaemus

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

53Orange-breasted FalconFalco deiroleucus

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

54Blue-headed ParrotPionus menstruus
55Rose-fronted ParakeetPyrrhura roseifrons
56Maroon-tailed ParakeetPyrrhura melanura

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

57Mouse-colored AntshrikeThamnophilus murinus
58White-flanked AntwrenMyrmotherula axillaris
59Black AntbirdCercomacroides serva
60Black-faced AntbirdMyrmoborus myotherinus

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

61Ocellated WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus ocellatus
62Buff-throated WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus guttatus
63Olive-backed WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus triangularis
64Straight-billed WoodcreeperDendroplex picus
65Montane WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes lacrymiger
66Buff-fronted Foliage-gleanerPhilydor rufum
67Buff-throated Foliage-gleanerAutomolus ochrolaemus

 
Manakins: Pipridae

68Blue-crowned ManakinLepidothrix coronata
69Fiery-capped ManakinMachaeropterus pyrocephalus
70Golden-headed ManakinCeratopipra erythrocephala

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

71Fiery-throated FruiteaterPipreola chlorolepidota
72Andean Cock-of-the-rockRupicola peruvianus

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

73Cinereous MournerLaniocera hypopyrra
74Green-backed BecardPachyramphus viridis
75White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterus

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

76Olive-striped FlycatcherMionectes olivaceus
77Slaty-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon superciliaris
78Scale-crested Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus pileatus
79Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum
80Yellow-margined FlycatcherTolmomyias assimilis
81Yellow-breasted FlycatcherTolmomyias flaviventris
82Cliff FlycatcherHirundinea ferruginea
83White-lored TyrannuletOrnithion inerme
84Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveola
85Mishana TyrannuletZimmerius villarejoi
86Golden-faced TyrannuletZimmerius chrysops
87Peruvian TyrannuletZimmerius viridiflavus
88Euler's FlycatcherLathrotriccus euleri
89/Olive-sided Flycatcher/Contopus cooperi
90Smoke-colored PeweeContopus fumigatus
91Blackish PeweeContopus nigrescens
92Black PhoebeSayornis nigricans
93Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
94Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua
95Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
96Gray-capped FlycatcherMyiozetetes granadensis
97Dusky-chested FlycatcherMyiozetetes luteiventris
98\Streaked Flycatcher\Myiodynastes maculatus
99Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

100Slaty-capped Shrike-VireoVireolanius leucotis
101Chivi VireoVireo chiri

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

102Inca JayCyanocorax yncas
103Violaceous JayCyanocorax violaceus

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

104Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
105Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollis
106/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

107Scaly-breasted WrenMicrocerculus marginatus
108House WrenTroglodytes aedon
109White-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucosticta

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

110/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

111Blue-naped ChlorophoniaChlorophonia cyanea
112Plumbeous EuphoniaEuphonia plumbea
113Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostris
114Bronze-green EuphoniaEuphonia mesochrysa
115Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogaster
116Rufous-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia rufiventris

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

117Yellow-throated ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavigularis
118Yellow-browed SparrowAmmodramus aurifrons
119Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

120Russet-backed OropendolaPsarocolius angustifrons
121Dusky-green OropendolaPsarocolius atrovirens
122Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus cela
123Oriole BlackbirdGymnomystax mexicanus

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

124Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi
125/Canada Warbler/Cardellina canadensis
126Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatus

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

127Highland Hepatic Tanager**Piranga lutea
128/Summer Tanager/Piranga rubra
129/Scarlet Tanager/Piranga olivacea
130Carmiol's TanagerChlorothraupis carmioli

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

131Magpie TanagerCissopis leverianus
132Yellow-crested TanagerTachyphonus rufiventer
133Fulvous-crested TanagerTachyphonus surinamus
134Silver-beaked TanagerRamphocelus carbo
135Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
136Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
137Dotted TanagerIxothraupis varia
138Yellow-bellied TanagerIxothraupis xanthogastra
139Masked TanagerStilpnia nigrocincta
140Turquoise TanagerTangara mexicana
141Paradise TanagerTangara chilensis
142Opal-crowned TanagerTangara callophrys
143Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrola
144Green-and-gold TanagerTangara schrankii
145Swallow TanagerTersina viridis
146Black-faced DacnisDacnis lineata
147Blue DacnisDacnis cayana
148Short-billed HoneycreeperCyanerpes nitidus
149Purple HoneycreeperCyanerpes caeruleus
150Red-legged HoneycreeperCyanerpes cyaneus
151Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spiza
152Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
153Chestnut-bellied SeedeaterSporophila castaneiventris
154Chestnut-bellied Seed-FinchSporophila angolensis
155Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus
156Slate-colored GrosbeakSaltator grossus

 * 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.