Kinds of Birds San Luis

Birds of San Luis, Costa Rica

Ecolodge San Luis and Research Station
University of Georgia

Contributions of
Nolan Zeide, Jill Parsell, Lucas Ramires, and Fabricio Camacho

Preliminary list by
Milton Lieberman, Diana Lieberman, Erin Lindquist, Eric Bello, Oscar Fennell, Erin Vogel and Sue Wilson.

Updated by
Andres Vaughan and
John Pickering

Scientific name -- Other names
Accipitridae
   Accipiter striatus -- Sharp-shinned Hawk
   Buteo albonotatus -- Zone-tailed Hawk
   Buteo brachyurus -- Short-tailed Hawk
   Buteo jamaicensis -- Red-tailed Hawk
   Buteo magnirostris -- Roadside Hawk
   Buteo nitidus -- Gray Hawk; Asturina nitida
   Buteo platypterus -- Broad-winged Hawk
   Buteogallus urubitinga -- Great Black-Hawk
   Chondrohierax uncinatus -- Hook-billed Kite
   Elanoides forficatus -- Swallow-tailed Kite
   Elanus leucurus -- Black-shouldered Kite
   Harpyhaliaetus solitarius -- Solitary Eagle
   Leucopternis albicollis -- White Hawk
   Leucopternis princeps -- Black-chested Hawk
   Spizaetus ornatus -- Ornate Hawk-Eagle
   Spizaetus tyrannus -- Black Hawk-Eagle
Apodidae
   Chaetura vauxi -- Vauxs Swift
   Streptoprocne zonaris -- White-collared Swift
Ardeidae
   Ardea herodias -- Great Blue Heron
   Bubulcus ibis -- Cattle Egret
   Egretta caerulea -- Little Blue Heron
Bombycillidae
   Bombycilla cedrorum -- Cedar Waxwing
Caprimulgidae
   Nyctidromus albicollis -- Common Pauraque
Cathartidae
Certhiidae
   Campylorhynchus rufinucha -- Rufous-naped Wren
   Henicorhina leucophrys -- Grey-breasted Wood-Wren
   Henicorhina leucosticta -- White-breasted Wood-Wren
   Thryothorus modestus -- Plain Wren
   Thryothorus rufalbus -- Rufous-and-white Wren
   Thryothorus rutilus -- Rufous-breasted Wren
   Troglodytes aedon -- House Wren
   Cathartes aura -- Turkey Vulture
   Coragyps atratus -- Black Vulture
   Sarcoramphus papa -- King Vulture
Cinclidae
   Cinclus mexicanus -- American Dipper
Coccyzidae
   Coccyzus americanus -- Yellow-billed Cuckoo
   Piaya cayana -- Squirrel Cuckoo
Columbidae
   Columbina inca -- Inca Dove
   Geotrygon chiriquensis -- Chiriqui Quail-Dove
   Leptotila verreauxi -- White-tipped Dove
   Patagioenas fasciata -- Band-tailed Pigeon
   Patagioenas flavirostris -- Red-billed Pigeon
   Patagioenas subvinacea -- Ruddy Pigeon
Corvidae
   Caloccita formosa -- White-throated Magpie Jay
   Cyanolyca cucullata -- Azure-hooded Jay
   Psilorhinus morio -- Brown Jay; Cyanocorax morio
Cracidae
   Chamaepetes unicolor -- Black Guan
   Ortalis cinereiceps -- Gray-headed Chachalaca
   Penelope purpurascens -- Crested Guan
Crotophagidae
   Crotophaga sulcirostris -- Groove-billed Ani
   Lysurus crassirostris -- Sooty-faced Finch
Eurypygidae
   Eurypyga helias -- Sunbittern
Falconidae
   Falco peregrinus -- Peregrine Falcon
   Falco rufigularis -- Bat Falcon
   Falco sparverius -- American Kestrel
   Herpetotheres cachinnans -- Laughing Falcon
   Micrastur semitorquatus -- Collared Forest-Falcon
Formicariidae
   Grallaria guatimalensis -- Scaled Antpitta
Fregatidae
   Fregata magnificens -- Magnificent Frigatebird
Fringillidae
   Aimophila ruficauda -- Striped-headed Sparrow
   Amblycercus holosericeus -- Yellow-billed Cacique
   Atlapetes albinucha -- White-naped Brush-Finch
   Basileuterus culicivorus -- Golden-crowned Warbler
   Basileuterus rufifrons -- Rufous-capped Warbler
   Basileuterus tristriatus -- Three-striped Warbler
   Buarremon brunneinucha -- Chesnut-capped Brush-Finch
   Cardellina canadensis -- Canada Warbler; Wilsonia canadensis
   Cardellina pusilla -- Wilsons Warbler; Wilsonia pusilla
   Chlorophonia callophrys -- Golden-browed Chlorophonia
   Chlorospingus ophthalmicus -- Common Bush-Tanager
   Cyanerpes cyaneus -- Red-legged Honeycreeper
   Dacnis venusta -- Scarlet-thighed Dacnis
   Dendroica coronata -- Yellow-rumped Warbler
   Dendroica townsendi -- Townsends Warbler
   Dendroica virens -- Black-throated Green Warbler
   Dives dives -- Melodious Blackbird
   Euphonia elegantissima -- Elegant Euphonia; Blue-hooded Euphonia
   Euphonia hirundinacea -- Yellow-throated Euphonia
   Euphonia luteicapilla -- Yellow-crowned Euphonia
   Geothlypis formosa -- Kentucky Warbler; Oporornis formosus
   Geothlypis poliocephala -- Gray-crowned Yellowthroat
   Habia rubica -- Red-crowned Ant-Tanager
   Helmitheros vermivorum -- Worm-eating Warbler; Helmitheros vermivorus
   Icterus galbula -- Northern Oriole
   Melozone leucotis -- White-eared Ground-Sparrow
   Mniotilta varia -- Black-and-white Warbler
   Molothrus aeneus -- Bronzed Cowbird
   Myioborus miniatus -- Slate-throated Redstart
   Oreothlypis peregrina -- Tennessee Warbler; Vermivora peregrina
   Parkesia motacilla -- Louisiana Waterthrush; Seiurus motacilla
   Parkesia noveboracensis -- Northern waterthrush; Seiurus noveboracensis
   Pheucticus ludovicianus -- Rose-breasted Grosbeak
   Pheucticus tibialis -- Black-thighed Grosbeak
   Piranga olivacea -- Scarlet Tanager
   Piranga rubra -- Summer Tanager
   Psarocolius montezuma -- Montezuma Oropendola
   Psarocolius wagleri -- Chesnut-headed Oropendola
   Quiscalus mexicanus -- Great-tailed Grackle
   Ramphocelus passerinii -- Passerinis Tanager
   Ramphocelus sanguinolentus -- Crimson-collared Tanager
   Saltator coerulescens -- Grayish Saltator
   Saltator maximus -- Buff-throated Saltator
   Scaphidura oryzivora -- Giant Cowbird
   Seiurus aurocapilla -- Ovenbird
   Setophaga fusca -- Blackburnian Warbler
   Setophaga pensylvanica -- Chesnut-sided Warbler
   Setophaga petechia -- Yellow Warbler
   Setophaga pitiayumi -- Tropical Parula; Parula pitiayumi
   Sporophila americana -- Variable Seedeater
   Sturnella magna -- Eastern Meadowlark
   Tangara icterocephala -- Silver-throated Tanager
   Thraupis episcopus -- Blue-gray Tanager
   Thraupis palmarum -- Palm Tanager
   Tiaris olivaceus -- Yellow-faced Grassquit; Tiaris olivacea
   Vermivora chrysoptera -- Golden-winged Warbler
   Volatinia jacarina -- Blue-black Seedeater
   Zonotrichia capensis -- Rufous-collared Sparrow
Furnariidae
   Dendrocincla homochroa -- Ruddy Woodcreeper
   Glyphorynchus spirurus -- Wedge-billed Woodcreeper
   Lepidocolaptes souleyetii -- Streaked-headed Woodcreeper
   Premnoplex brunnescens -- Spotted Barbtail
   Sittasomus griseicapillus -- Olivaceous Woodcreeper
   Thripadectes rufobrunneus -- Streaked-breasted Treehunter
   Xiphorhynchus erythropygius -- Spotted Woodcreeper
   Xiphorhynchus susurrans -- Cocoa Woodcreeper
Hirundinidae
   Hirundo rustica -- Barn Swallow
   Pygochelidon cyanoleuca -- Blue-and-White Swallow
   Stelgidopteryx serripennis -- Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Momotidae
   Momotus momota -- Blue-crowned Motmot
Muscicapidae
   Catharus aurantiirostris -- Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush
   Catharus fuscater -- Slaty-backed Nightingale-Thrush
   Catharus ustulatus -- Swainsons Thrush
   Myadestes melanops -- Black-faced Solitaire
Neomorphidae
   Morococcyx erythropygus -- Lesser Ground-Cuckoo
   Tapera naevia -- Striped Cuckoo
   Odontophorus leucolaemus -- Black-breasted Wood-Quail
Odotophoridae
Picidae
   Campephilus guatemalensis -- Pale-billed Woodpecker
   Dryocopus lineatus -- Lineated Woodpecker
   Melanerpes hoffmannii -- Hoffmanns Woodpecker
   Piculus rubiginosus -- Golden-olive Woodpecker
   Sphyrapicus varius -- Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
   Veniliornis fumigatus -- Smoky-brown Woodpecker
Podicipedidae
   Tachybaptus dominicus -- Least Grebe
Psittacidae
   Amazona albifrons -- White-fronted Parrot
   Aratinga canicularis -- Orange-fronted Parkaeet
   Aratinga finschi -- Crimson-fronted Parakeet
   Brotogeris jugularis -- Orange-chinned Parakeet
   Pionopsitta haematotis -- Brown-hooded Parrot
Rallidae
   Aramides cajanea -- Grey-necked Wood-Rail
   Laterallus albigularis -- White-throated Crake
Ramphastidae
   Aulacorhynchus prasinus -- Emerald Toucanet
   Eubucco bourcierii -- Red-headed Barbet
   Pteroglossus torquatus -- Collared Aracari
   Ramphastos sulfuratus -- Keel-billed Toucan
   Scytalopus argentifrons -- Silvery-fronted Tapaculo
Rhynocryptidae
Scolopacidae
   Actitis macularius -- Spotted Sandpiper
   Ciccaba virgata -- Mottled Owl
   Glaucidium brasilianum -- Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl
   Pulsatrix perspicillata -- Spectacled Owl
Stringidae
Thamnophilidae
   Dysithamnus mentalis -- Plain Antvireo
   Myrmeciza immaculata -- Immaculate Antbird
   Myrmotherula schisticolor -- Slaty Antwren
   Thamnophilus doliatus -- Barred Antshrike
Tinamidae
   Nothocercus bonapartei -- Highland Tinamou
Trochilidae
   Amazilia saucerrottei -- Steely-vented Hummingbird
   Amazilia tzacatl -- Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
   Archilochus colubris -- Ruby-throated Hummingbird
   Calliphlox bryantae -- Magenta-throated Woodstar
   Campylopterus hemileucurus -- Violet Sabrewing
   Chlorostilbon canivetii -- Fork-tailed Emerald
   Colibri thalassinus -- Green Violet-ear
   Doryfera ludovicae -- Green-fronted Lancebill
   Elvira cupreiceps -- Coppery-headed Emerald
   Eugenes fulgens -- Magnificent Hummingbird
   Eupherusa eximia -- Striped-tailed Hummingbird
   Heliodoxa jacula -- Green-crowned Brilliant
   Heliomaster constantii -- Plain capped Starthroat
   Hylocharis eliciae -- Blue-throated Goldentail
   Lampornis calolaema -- Purple-throated Mountain-gem
   Phaethornis guy -- Green Hermit
   Phaethornis longuemareus -- Little Hermit
Trogonidae
   Pharomachrus mocinno -- Resplendent Quetzal
   Trogon aurantiiventris -- Orange-bellied Trogon
   Trogon massena -- Slaty-tailed Trogon
   Trogon melanocephalus -- Black-throated Trogon
   Hylocichla mustelina -- Wood Thrush
   Turdus assimilis -- White-throated Robin
   Turdus grayi -- Clay-colored Robin
   Turdus plebejus -- Mountain Robin
Tyrannidae
   Attila spadiceus -- Bright-rumped Attila
   Chiroxiphia linearis -- Long-tailed Manakin
   Contopus cinereus -- Tropical Pewee
   Contopus sordidulus -- Western Wood-Pewee
   Contopus virens -- Eastern Wood-Pewee
   Corapipo altera -- White-ruffed Manakin
   Elaenia flavogaster -- Yellow-bellied Elaenia
   Elaenia frantzii -- Mountain Elaenia
   Empidonax alnorum_or_traillii -- Alder Flycatcher or Willow Flycatcher
   Empidonax flavescens -- Yellowish Flycatcher
   Empidonax flaviventris -- Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
   Empidonax minimus -- Least Flycatcher
   Legatus leucophaius -- Piratic Flycatcher
   Lophotriccus pileatus -- Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant
   Megarynchus pitangua -- Boat-billed Flycatcher
   Mionectes oleagineus -- Ochre-bellied Flycatcher
   Mionectes olivaceus -- Olive-striped Flycatcher
   Mitrephanes phaeocercus -- Tufted Flycatcher
   Myiarchus tuberculifer -- Dusky-capped Flycatcher
   Myiodynastes luteiventris -- Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher
   Myiodynastes maculatus -- Streaked Flycatcher
   Myiozetetes similis -- Social Flycatcher
   Pitangus sulphuratus -- Great Kiskadee
   Platyrinchus mystaceus -- White-throated Spadebill
   Procnias tricarunculata -- Three-wattled Bellbird; Procnias tricarunculata
   Rhynchocyclus brevirostris -- Eye-ringed Flatbill
   Sayornis nigricans -- Black Phoebe
   Serpophaga cinerea -- Torrent Tyrannulet
   Tityra semifasciata -- Masked Tityra
   Todirostrum cinereum -- Common Tody-Flycatcher
   Tyrannus melancholicus -- Tropical Kingbird
   Tyrannus tyrannus -- Eastern Kingbird
   Zimmerius vilissimus -- Paltry Tyrannulet
Tytonidae
   Tyto alba -- Barn Owl
Vireonidae
   Cyclarhis gujanensis -- Rufous-browed Peppershrike
   Hylophilus decurtatus -- Lesser Greenlet
   Vireo flavifrons -- Yellow-throated Vireo
   Vireo flavoviridis -- Yellow-green Vireo
   Vireo philadelphicus -- Philadelphia Vireo

Updated: 2013-02-26 20:21:53

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