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Altitude (m):800-950
# Species:346
# Excl Vagrants:346
# Endemics:5
# Near Endemics:7
Habitat: Subtropical forest, orchid gardens, feeders, savanna, dry forest

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

1Gray TinamouTinamus tao
2Great TinamouTinamus major
3Cinereous TinamouCrypturellus cinereus
4Little TinamouCrypturellus soui
5Tataupa TinamouCrypturellus tataupa

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

6Speckled ChachalacaOrtalis guttata
7Spix's GuanPenelope jacquacu
8Wattled GuanAburria aburri

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

9Marbled Wood-QuailOdontophorus gujanensis
10Rufous-breasted Wood-QuailOdontophorus speciosus

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

11Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosa
12Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
13Plumbeous PigeonPatagioenas plumbea
14Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacoti
15Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosa
16Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montana
17White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
18Gray-fronted DoveLeptotila rufaxilla

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

19Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
20Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana
21/Yellow-billed Cuckoo/Coccyzus americanus

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

22Blackish NightjarNyctipolus nigrescens
23Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis
24\Little Nightjar\Setopagis parvula
25Spot-tailed NightjarHydropsalis maculicaudus
26\Scissor-tailed Nightjar\Hydropsalis torquata
27Ocellated PoorwillNyctiphrynus ocellatus
28Rufous NightjarAntrostomus rufus

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

29Common PotooNyctibius griseus
30Rufous PotooNyctibius bracteatus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

31Chestnut-collared SwiftStreptoprocne rutila
32White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
33Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensis
34Fork-tailed Palm-SwiftTachornis squamata

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

35White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivora
36Buff-tailed SicklebillEutoxeres condamini
37Rufous-breasted HermitGlaucis hirsutus
38Green HermitPhaethornis guy
39Long-tailed HermitPhaethornis superciliosus
40Great-billed HermitPhaethornis malaris
41Black-throated HermitPhaethornis atrimentalis
42Reddish HermitPhaethornis ruber
43Blue-fronted LancebillDoryfera johannae
44Brown VioletearColibri delphinae
45Sparkling VioletearColibri coruscans
46Black-eared FairyHeliothryx auritus
47Wire-crested ThorntailDiscosura popelairii
48Rufous-crested CoquetteLophornis delattrei
49Festive CoquetteLophornis chalybeus
50Long-billed StarthroatHeliomaster longirostris
51Amethyst WoodstarCalliphlox amethystina
52White-bellied WoodstarChaetocercus mulsant
53Little WoodstarChaetocercus bombus
54Blue-tailed EmeraldChlorostilbon mellisugus
55Violet-headed HummingbirdKlais guimeti
56Gray-breasted SabrewingCampylopterus largipennis
57Fork-tailed WoodnymphThalurania furcata
58Many-spotted HummingbirdTaphrospilus hypostictus
59Sapphire-spangled EmeraldAmazilia lactea
60Golden-tailed SapphireChrysuronia oenone
61White-chinned SapphireHylocharis cyanus

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

62Russet-crowned CrakeAnurolimnas viridis

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

63Rufescent Tiger-HeronTigrisoma lineatum
64Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
65Striated HeronButorides striata

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

66Black VultureCoragyps atratus
67Turkey VultureCathartes aura

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

68Gray-headed KiteLeptodon cayanensis
69Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
70Double-toothed KiteHarpagus bidentatus
71Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbea
72Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
73White HawkPseudastur albicollis
74/Broad-winged Hawk/Buteo platypterus
75Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus

 
Owls: Strigidae

76White-throated Screech-OwlMegascops albogularis
77Tropical Screech-OwlMegascops choliba
78Rufescent Screech-OwlMegascops ingens
79Band-bellied OwlPulsatrix melanota
80Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianum
81Black-banded OwlCiccaba huhula

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

82Crested QuetzalPharomachrus antisianus
83Green-backed TrogonTrogon viridis
84Guianan TrogonTrogon violaceus
85Blue-crowned TrogonTrogon curucui
86Collared TrogonTrogon collaris
87Masked TrogonTrogon personatus

 
Motmots: Momotidae

88Rufous MotmotBaryphthengus martii
89Broad-billed MotmotElectron platyrhynchum

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

90Green KingfisherChloroceryle americana

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

91Western Striolated-PuffbirdNystalus obamai
92Lanceolated MonkletMicromonacha lanceolata
93Rufous-capped NunletNonnula ruficapilla
94White-fronted NunbirdMonasa morphoeus
95Swallow-winged PuffbirdChelidoptera tenebrosa

 
Jacamars: Galbulidae

96Yellow-billed JacamarGalbula albirostris
97Bluish-fronted JacamarGalbula cyanescens
98Great JacamarJacamerops aureus

 
New World Barbets: Capitonidae

99Gilded BarbetCapito auratus
100Versicolored BarbetEubucco versicolor

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

101Chestnut-tipped ToucanetAulacorhynchus derbianus
102Lettered AracariPteroglossus inscriptus
103Chestnut-eared AracariPteroglossus castanotis
104Ivory-billed AracariPteroglossus azara
105Golden-collared ToucanetSelenidera reinwardtii
106Channel-billed ToucanRamphastos vitellinus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

107Lafresnaye's PiculetPicumnus lafresnayi
108Speckle-chested PiculetPicumnus steindachneri
109Yellow-tufted WoodpeckerMelanerpes cruentatus
110Smoky-brown WoodpeckerDryobates fumigatus
111Little WoodpeckerDryobates passerinus
112Red-stained WoodpeckerDryobates affinis
113Red-necked WoodpeckerCampephilus rubricollis
114Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatus
115White-throated WoodpeckerPiculus leucolaemus
116Golden-green WoodpeckerPiculus chrysochloros
117Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosus
118Spot-breasted WoodpeckerColaptes punctigula

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

119Black CaracaraDaptrius ater
120Orange-breasted FalconFalco deiroleucus

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

121Spot-winged ParrotletTouit stictopterus
122Cobalt-winged ParakeetBrotogeris cyanoptera
123Blue-headed ParrotPionus menstruus
124Scaly-naped ParrotAmazona mercenarius
125Blue-winged ParrotletForpus xanthopterygius
126White-eyed ParakeetPsittacara leucophthalmus

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

127Fasciated AntshrikeCymbilaimus lineatus
128Great AntshrikeTaraba major
129Barred AntshrikeThamnophilus doliatus
130Lined AntshrikeThamnophilus tenuepunctatus
131Plain-winged AntshrikeThamnophilus schistaceus
132Plain AntvireoDysithamnus mentalis
133Foothill StipplethroatEpinecrophylla spodionota
134Ornate StipplethroatEpinecrophylla ornata
135Stripe-chested AntwrenMyrmotherula longicauda
136White-flanked AntwrenMyrmotherula axillaris
137Ash-throated AntwrenHerpsilochmus parkeri
138Yellow-breasted AntwrenHerpsilochmus axillaris
139Rusty-backed AntwrenFormicivora rufa
140Peruvian Warbling-AntbirdHypocnemis peruviana
141Gray AntbirdCercomacra cinerascens
142Blackish AntbirdCercomacroides nigrescens
143White-browed AntbirdMyrmoborus leucophrys
144Spot-winged AntbirdMyrmelastes leucostigma
145Zimmer's AntbirdSciaphylax castanea
146White-plumed AntbirdPithys albifrons
147Hairy-crested AntbirdRhegmatorhina melanosticta
148Spot-backed AntbirdHylophylax naevius
149Scale-backed AntbirdWillisornis poecilinotus

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

150Scaled AntpittaGrallaria guatimalensis

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

151White-crowned TapaculoScytalopus atratus

 
Antthrushes: Formicariidae

152Black-faced AntthrushFormicarius analis
153Rufous-breasted AntthrushFormicarius rufipectus
154Short-tailed AntthrushChamaeza campanisona

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

155Tawny-throated LeaftosserSclerurus mexicanus
156Gray-throated LeaftosserSclerurus albigularis
157Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillus
158Plain-brown WoodcreeperDendrocincla fuliginosa
159Wedge-billed WoodcreeperGlyphorynchus spirurus
160Cinnamon-throated WoodcreeperDendrexetastes rufigula
161Ocellated WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus ocellatus
162Elegant WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus elegans
163Red-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus trochilirostris
164Montane WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes lacrymiger
165Inambari WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes fatimalimae
166Plain XenopsXenops minutus
167Streaked XenopsXenops rutilans
168Pale-legged HorneroFurnarius leucopus
169Dusky-cheeked Foliage-gleanerAnabazenops dorsalis
170Rufous-rumped Foliage-gleanerPhilydor erythrocercum
171Buff-throated Foliage-gleanerAutomolus ochrolaemus
172Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescens
173Rufous-fronted ThornbirdPhacellodomus rufifrons
174Ash-browed SpinetailCranioleuca curtata
175Dark-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albigularis
176Cinereous-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis hypospodia
177Chestnut-throated SpinetailSynallaxis cherriei
178Dusky SpinetailSynallaxis moesta

 
Manakins: Pipridae

179Green ManakinCryptopipo holochlora
180Blue-rumped ManakinLepidothrix isidorei
181Striolated ManakinMachaeropterus striolatus
182Fiery-capped ManakinMachaeropterus pyrocephalus
183White-crowned ManakinDixiphia pipra
184Golden-headed ManakinCeratopipra erythrocephala

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

185Scarlet-breasted FruiteaterPipreola frontalis
186Fiery-throated FruiteaterPipreola chlorolepidota
187Scaled FruiteaterAmpelioides tschudii
188Andean Cock-of-the-rockRupicola peruvianus
189Gray-tailed PihaSnowornis subalaris
190Olivaceous PihaSnowornis cryptolophus

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

191Brown-winged SchiffornisSchiffornis turdina
192Shrike-like CotingaLaniisoma elegans
193Green-backed BecardPachyramphus viridis
194Chestnut-crowned BecardPachyramphus castaneus
195White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterus
196Black-and-white BecardPachyramphus albogriseus

 
Sharpbill: Oxyruncidae

197Tawny-breasted FlycatcherMyiobius villosus

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

198Wing-barred PipritesPiprites chloris
199White-throated SpadebillPlatyrinchus mystaceus
200Streak-necked FlycatcherMionectes striaticollis
201Olive-striped FlycatcherMionectes olivaceus
202Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineus
203Slaty-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon superciliaris
204Marble-faced Bristle-TyrantPhylloscartes ophthalmicus
205Ecuadorian TyrannuletPhylloscartes gualaquizae
206White-bellied Pygmy-TyrantMyiornis albiventris
207Short-tailed Pygmy-TyrantMyiornis ecaudatus
208Scale-crested Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus pileatus
209White-eyed Tody-TyrantHemitriccus zosterops
210Stripe-necked Tody-TyrantHemitriccus striaticollis
211Pearly-vented Tody-TyrantHemitriccus margaritaceiventer
212Buff-throated Tody-TyrantHemitriccus rufigularis
213Black-and-white Tody-Tyrant
(Black-and-white Tody-Flycatcher)
Poecilotriccus capitalis
214Rusty-fronted Tody-FlycatcherPoecilotriccus latirostris
215Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum
216Yellow-browed Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum chrysocrotaphum
217Olivaceous FlatbillRhynchocyclus olivaceus
218Yellow-margined FlycatcherTolmomyias assimilis
219Yellow-breasted FlycatcherTolmomyias flaviventris
220White-lored TyrannuletOrnithion inerme
221Mouse-colored TyrannuletPhaeomyias murina
222Yellow-crowned TyrannuletTyrannulus elatus
223Forest ElaeniaMyiopagis gaimardii
224Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster
225\Small-billed Elaenia\Elaenia parvirostris
226Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensis
227Sooty-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias griseiceps
228Red-billed TyrannuletZimmerius cinereicapilla
229Mishana TyrannuletZimmerius villarejoi
230Peruvian TyrannuletZimmerius viridiflavus
231Roraiman FlycatcherMyiophobus roraimae
232Olive-chested FlycatcherMyiophobus cryptoxanthus
233Euler's FlycatcherLathrotriccus euleri
234/Olive-sided Flycatcher/Contopus cooperi
235/Western Wood-Pewee/Contopus sordidulus
236/Alder Flycatcher/Empidonax alnorum
237Rufous-tailed TyrantKnipolegus poecilurus
238Little Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola fluviatilis
239Long-tailed TyrantColonia colonus
240Grayish MournerRhytipterna simplex
241Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
242Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua
243Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
244Gray-capped FlycatcherMyiozetetes granadensis
245Lemon-browed FlycatcherConopias cinchoneti
246Golden-crowned FlycatcherMyiodynastes chrysocephalus
247Piratic FlycatcherLegatus leucophaius
248\Crowned Slaty Flycatcher\Empidonomus aurantioatrocristatus
249Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

250Lemon-chested GreenletHylophilus thoracicus
251Olivaceous GreenletHylophilus olivaceus
252Slaty-capped Shrike-VireoVireolanius leucotis
253Tawny-crowned GreenletTunchironis ochraceiceps
254Chivi VireoVireo chiri

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

255Inca JayCyanocorax yncas

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

256Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
257Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollis
258Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybea

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

259Scaly-breasted WrenMicrocerculus marginatus
260Gray-mantled WrenOdontorchilus branickii
261House WrenTroglodytes aedon
262Thrush-like WrenCampylorhynchus turdinus
263Coraya WrenPheugopedius coraya
264Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrys

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

265/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus
266White-necked ThrushTurdus albicollis
267Varzea ThrushTurdus sanchezorum
268Black-billed ThrushTurdus ignobilis

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

269Blue-naped ChlorophoniaChlorophonia cyanea
270Purple-throated EuphoniaEuphonia chlorotica
271Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostris
272Golden-rumped EuphoniaEuphonia cyanocephala
273White-lored Euphonia
(Golden-bellied Euphonia)
Euphonia chrysopasta
274Bronze-green EuphoniaEuphonia mesochrysa
275White-vented EuphoniaEuphonia minuta
276Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogaster
277Rufous-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia rufiventris

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

278Yellow-throated ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavigularis
279Yellow-browed SparrowAmmodramus aurifrons
280Orange-billed SparrowArremon aurantiirostris
281Chestnut-capped BrushfinchArremon brunneinucha
282Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

283Russet-backed OropendolaPsarocolius angustifrons
284Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanus
285Solitary Cacique
(Solitary Black Cacique)
Cacicus solitarius
286Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus cela
287Red-rumped CaciqueCacicus haemorrhous
288Orange-backed TroupialIcterus croconotus
289Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorus

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

290/American Redstart/Setophaga ruticilla
291/Cerulean Warbler/Setophaga cerulea
292Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi
293/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fusca
294/Blackpoll Warbler/Setophaga striata
295Three-striped WarblerBasileuterus tristriatus
296Buff-rumped WarblerMyiothlypis fulvicauda
297Russet-crowned WarblerMyiothlypis coronata
298/Canada Warbler/Cardellina canadensis
299Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatus

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

300Highland Hepatic Tanager**Piranga lutea
301/Summer Tanager/Piranga rubra
302/Scarlet Tanager/Piranga olivacea
303White-winged TanagerPiranga leucoptera
304Red-crowned Ant-TanagerHabia rubica

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

305Black-faced TanagerSchistochlamys melanopis
306Magpie TanagerCissopis leverianus
307Black-goggled TanagerTrichothraupis melanops
308Yellow-crested TanagerTachyphonus rufiventer
309White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufus
310Red-shouldered TanagerTachyphonus phoenicius
311Fulvous Shrike-TanagerLanio fulvus
312Huallaga Tanager
(Black-bellied Tanager)
Ramphocelus melanogaster
313Blue-winged Mountain-TanagerAnisognathus somptuosus
314Orange-eared TanagerChlorochrysa calliparaea
315Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
316Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
317Yellow-bellied TanagerIxothraupis xanthogastra
318Spotted TanagerIxothraupis punctata
319Golden-naped TanagerChalcothraupis ruficervix
320Burnished-buff TanagerStilpnia cayana
321Masked TanagerStilpnia nigrocincta
322Blue-necked TanagerStilpnia cyanicollis
323Turquoise TanagerTangara mexicana
324Paradise TanagerTangara chilensis
325Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrola
326Golden-eared TanagerTangara chrysotis
327Green-and-gold TanagerTangara schrankii
328Golden TanagerTangara arthus
329Swallow TanagerTersina viridis
330Black-faced DacnisDacnis lineata
331Blue DacnisDacnis cayana
332Purple HoneycreeperCyanerpes caeruleus
333Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spiza
334Golden-collared HoneycreeperIridophanes pulcherrimus
335Guira TanagerHemithraupis guira
336Yellow-backed TanagerHemithraupis flavicollis
337Wedge-tailed Grass-FinchEmberizoides herbicola
338Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
339Chestnut-throated SeedeaterSporophila telasco
340Chestnut-bellied SeedeaterSporophila castaneiventris
341Chestnut-bellied Seed-FinchSporophila angolensis
342Black-and-white SeedeaterSporophila luctuosa
343BananaquitCoereba flaveola
344Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus
345Grayish SaltatorSaltator coerulescens
346Slate-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.