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Altitude (m):2200-3700
# Species*:151
# Excl Vagrants*:151
# Endemics*:7
# Near Endemics*:30
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Cloud 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

1Hooded TinamouNothocercus nigrocapillus

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

2Andean GuanPenelope montagnii

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

3Rufous-breasted Wood-QuailOdontophorus speciosus
4Stripe-faced Wood-QuailOdontophorus balliviani

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

5Rock PigeonColumba livia
6Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
7White-throated Quail-DoveZentrygon frenata

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

8Rufous-bellied NighthawkLurocalis rufiventris
9Band-winged NightjarSystellura longirostris
10Swallow-tailed NightjarUropsalis segmentata
11Lyre-tailed NightjarUropsalis lyra

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

12Andean PotooNyctibius maculosus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

13White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

14Lesser VioletearColibri cyanotus
15Sparkling VioletearColibri coruscans
16Amethyst-throated SunangelHeliangelus amethysticollis
17Peruvian PiedtailPhlogophilus harterti
18Speckled HummingbirdAdelomyia melanogenys
19Long-tailed SylphAglaiocercus kingii
20Andean HillstarOreotrochilus estella
21Rufous-capped ThornbillChalcostigma ruficeps
22Tyrian MetaltailMetallura tyrianthina
23Scaled MetaltailMetallura aeneocauda
24Coppery-naped Puffleg**Eriocnemis sapphirophygia
25Gould's IncaCoeligena inca
26Violet-throated StarfrontletCoeligena violifer
27Sword-billed HummingbirdEnsifera ensifera
28Great SapphirewingPterophanes cyanopterus
29Chestnut-breasted CoronetBoissonneaua matthewsii
30Rufous-booted Racket-tailOcreatus addae

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

31Black VultureCoragyps atratus
32Turkey VultureCathartes aura

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

33Black-and-chestnut EagleSpizaetus isidori
34Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris

 
Owls: Strigidae

35White-throated Screech-OwlMegascops albogularis
36Yungas Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium bolivianum

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

37Golden-headed QuetzalPharomachrus auriceps
38Masked TrogonTrogon personatus

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

39Black-streaked PuffbirdMalacoptila fulvogularis

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

40Blue-banded ToucanetAulacorhynchus coeruleicinctis
41Gray-breasted Mountain-ToucanAndigena hypoglauca

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

42Crimson-mantled WoodpeckerColaptes rivolii

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

43Andean ParakeetBolborhynchus orbygnesius
44Scaly-naped ParrotAmazona mercenarius
45<Golden-plumed Parakeet>Leptosittaca branickii

 
Antpittas: Grallariidae

46Undulated AntpittaGrallaria squamigera
47White-throated AntpittaGrallaria albigula
48Red-and-white AntpittaGrallaria erythroleuca
49Urubamba AntpittaGrallaria occabambae

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

50Puna TapaculoScytalopus simonsi
51Trilling TapaculoScytalopus parvirostris
52White-crowned TapaculoScytalopus atratus

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

53Greater ScythebillDrymotoxeres pucheranii
54Streaked TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes boissonneautii
55Montane Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia striaticollis
56Buff-throated Treehunter
(Rufous-backed Treehunter)
Thripadectes scrutator
57Striped TreehunterThripadectes holostictus
58Pearled TreerunnerMargarornis squamiger
59Line-fronted CanasteroAsthenes urubambensis
60Scribble-tailed CanasteroAsthenes maculicauda
61Puna ThistletailAsthenes helleri
62Marcapata SpinetailCranioleuca marcapatae
63Creamy-crested SpinetailCranioleuca albicapilla
64Azara's SpinetailSynallaxis azarae

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

65Band-tailed FruiteaterPipreola intermedia
66Barred FruiteaterPipreola arcuata
67Masked FruiteaterPipreola pulchra
68Red-crested CotingaAmpelion rubrocristatus
69Chestnut-crested CotingaAmpelion rufaxilla
70Andean Cock-of-the-rockRupicola peruvianus

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

71Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolor

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

72Streak-necked FlycatcherMionectes striaticollis
73Inca FlycatcherLeptopogon taczanowskii
74Scale-crested Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus pileatus
75Black-throated Tody-TyrantHemitriccus granadensis
76Cinnamon FlycatcherPyrrhomyias cinnamomeus
77Handsome FlycatcherNephelomyias pulcher
78White-tailed TyrannuletMecocerculus poecilocercus
79White-banded TyrannuletMecocerculus stictopterus
80White-throated TyrannuletMecocerculus leucophrys
81Highland ElaeniaElaenia obscura
82Sierran ElaeniaElaenia pallatangae
83Smoke-colored PeweeContopus fumigatus
84White-winged Black-TyrantKnipolegus aterrimus
85Rufous-bellied Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes fuscorufus
86Maroon-belted Chat-TyrantOchthoeca thoracica
87d'Orbigny's Chat-TyrantOchthoeca oenanthoides
88Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer
89Golden-crowned FlycatcherMyiodynastes chrysocephalus

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

90White-collared JayCyanolyca viridicyanus

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

91Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
92Pale-footed SwallowOrochelidon flavipes

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

93House WrenTroglodytes aedon
94Mountain WrenTroglodytes solstitialis
95Grass WrenCistothorus platensis
96Fulvous WrenCinnycerthia fulva
97Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrys

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

98Andean SolitaireMyadestes ralloides
99White-eared SolitaireEntomodestes leucotis
100Great ThrushTurdus fuscater
101Chiguanco ThrushTurdus chiguanco
102Glossy-black ThrushTurdus serranus

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

103Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogaster
104Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicus

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

105Yellow-throated ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavigularis
106Short-billed Bush-Tanager
(Short-billed Chlorospingus)
Chlorospingus parvirostris
107Common ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavopectus
108Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis
109Black-faced BrushfinchAtlapetes melanolaemus

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

110Dusky-green OropendolaPsarocolius atrovirens
111Southern Mountain CaciqueCacicus chrysonotus

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

112/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fusca
113Three-striped WarblerBasileuterus tristriatus
114Citrine WarblerMyiothlypis luteoviridis
115Pale-legged WarblerMyiothlypis signata
116Russet-crowned WarblerMyiothlypis coronata
117Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatus
118Spectacled RedstartMyioborus melanocephalus

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

119White-winged TanagerPiranga leucoptera
120Golden GrosbeakPheucticus chrysogaster
121Black-backed GrosbeakPheucticus aureoventris

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

122Black-capped HemispingusKleinothraupis atropileus
123Rust-and-yellow TanagerThlypopsis ruficeps
124Superciliaried HemispingusThlypopsis superciliaris
125Hooded Mountain TanagerButhraupis montana
126Blue-capped TanagerSporathraupis cyanocephala
127Grass-green TanagerChlorornis riefferii
128Lacrimose Mountain TanagerAnisognathus lacrymosus
129Scarlet-bellied Mountain TanagerAnisognathus igniventris
130Buff-breasted Mountain TanagerDubusia taeniata
131Chestnut-bellied Mountain TanagerDubusia castaneoventris
132Golden-collared TanagerIridosornis jelskii
133Fawn-breasted TanagerPipraeidea melanonota
134Blue-and-yellow TanagerRauenia bonariensis
135Golden-naped TanagerChalcothraupis ruficervix
136Blue-necked TanagerStilpnia cyanicollis
137Blue-and-black TanagerTangara vassorii
138Beryl-spangled TanagerTangara nigroviridis
139Paradise TanagerTangara chilensis
140Saffron-crowned TanagerTangara xanthocephala
141Giant ConebillConirostrum binghami
142White-browed ConebillConirostrum ferrugineiventre
143Blue-backed ConebillConirostrum sitticolor
144Capped ConebillConirostrum albifrons
145Moustached FlowerpiercerDiglossa mystacalis
146Black-throated FlowerpiercerDiglossa brunneiventris
147Deep-blue FlowerpiercerDiglossa glauca
148Masked FlowerpiercerDiglossa cyanea
149PlushcapCatamblyrhynchus diadema
150Three-striped HemispingusPoospiza trifasciatus
151Golden-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.

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PRESENCE CODES

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##Non-breeding Dispersal
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()Breeding Season Only
{}Casual/Vagrant
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