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List of Birds

 

Species

Common name

Nombre común

 

TINAMIFORMES

 

 

TINAMIDAE

 

 

Crypturellus cinnamomeus

Thicket Tinamou

Tinamú Canelo

 

PODICIPEDIFORMES

 

 

PODICIPEDIDAE

 

 

Tachybaptus dominicus

Least Grebe

Zambullidor Enano

Podilymbus podiceps

Pied-billed Grebe

Zambullidor Piquipinto

 

PELECANIFORMES

 

 

PHALACROCORACIDAE

 

 

Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Neotropic Cormorant

Cormorán Neotropical

ANHINGIDAE

 

 

Anhinga anhinga

Anhinga

Pato Aguja

FREGATIDAE

 

 

Fregata magnificens

Magnificent Frigatebird

Rabihorcado Magno

 

CICONIIFORMES

 

 

ARDEIDAE

 

 

Botaurus pinnatus

Pinnated Bittern

Avetoro Neotropical

Ixobrychus exilis

Least Bittern

Avetorillo Pantanero

Tigrisoma mexicanum

Bare-throated Tiger-Heron

Garza-Tigre Cuellinuda

Ardea herodias

Great Blue Heron

Garzón Azulado

Ardea alba

Great Egret

Garceta Grande

Egretta thula

Snowy Egret

Garceta Nivosa

Egretta caerulea

Little Blue Heron

Garceta Azul

Egretta tricolor

Tricolored Heron

Garceta Tricolor

Bubulcus ibis

Cattle Egret

Garcilla Bueyera

Butorides virescens

Green Heron

Garcilla Verde

Nycticorax nycticorax

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Martinete Coroninegro

Nyctanassa violacea

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Martinete Cabecipinto

Cochlearius cochlearius

Boat-billed Heron

Pico-Cuchara

THRESKIORNITHIDAE

 

 

Threskiornithinae

 

 

Eudocimus albus

White Ibis

Ibis Blanco

Plegadis falcinellus

Glossy Ibis

Ibis Morito

Plataleinae

 

 

Platalea ajaja

Roseate Spoonbill

Espátula Rosada

CICONIIDAE

 

 

Jabiru mycteria

Jabiru

Jabirú

Mycteria americana

Wood Stork

Cigueñon

CATHARTIDAE

 

 

Coragyps atratus

Black Vulture

Zopilote Negro

Cathartes aura

Turkey Vulture

Zopilote Cabecirrojo

Cathartes burrovianus

Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture

Zopilote Cabecigualdo

Sarcoramphus papa

King Vulture

Zopilote Rey

 

ANSERIFORMES

 

 

ANATIDAE

 

 

Dendrocygninae

 

 

Dendrocygna autumnalis

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Pijije Común

Dendrocygna bicolor

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Pijije Canelo

Anatinae

 

 

Cairina moschata

Muscovy Duck

Pato Real

Anas americana

American Wigeon

Pato Calvo

Anas discors

Blue-Winged Teal

Cerceta Aliazul

Anas clypeata

Northern Shoveler

Pato Cuchara

Anas acuta

Northern Pintail

Pato Rabudo

Anas crecca

Green-winged Teal

Cerceta Aliverde

Aythya collaris

Ring-Necked Duck

Porrón Collarejo

 

FALCONIFORMES

 

 

ACCIPITRIDAE

 

 

Pandioninae

 

 

Pandion haliaetus

Osprey

Aguila Pescadora

Accipitrinae

 

 

Leptodon cayanensis

Gray-headed Kite

Gavilán Cabecigris

Elanus leucurus

White-tailed Kite

Elanio Coliblanco

Rostrhamus sociabilis

Snail Kite

Elanio Caracolero

Harpagus bidentatus

Double-toothed Kite

Gavilán Gorgirrayado

Circus cyaneus

Northern Harrier

Aguilucho Norteño

Accipiter cooperii

Cooper's Hawk

Gavilán de Cooper

Geranospiza caerulescens

Crane Hawk

Gavilán Ranero

Asturina nitida

Gray Hawk

Gavilán Gris

Buteogallus anthracinus

Common Black-Hawk

Gavilán Cangrejero

Buteogallus subtilis

Mangrove Black-Hawk

Gavilán Negro de Manglar

Buteogallus urubitinga

Great Black-Hawk

Gavilán Negro Mayor

Parabuteo unicinctus

Harris's Hawk

Gavilán Alicastaño

Buteo magnirostris

Roadside Hawk

Gavilán Chapulinero

Buteo platypterus

Broad-winged Hawk

Gavilán Aludo

Buteo brachyurus

Short-tailed Hawk

Gavilán Colicorto

Buteo swainsoni

Swainson's hawk

Gavilán de Swainson

Buteo albicaudatus

White-tailed Hawk

Gavilán Coliblanco

Buteo albonotatus

Zone-tailed Hawk

Gavilán Colifajeado

FALCONIDAE

 

 

Micrasturinae

 

 

Micrastur semitorquatus

Collared Forest-Falcon

Halcón de Monte Collarejo

Caracarinae

 

 

Caracara plancus

Crested Caracara

Caracara Cargahuesos

Falconinae

 

 

Herpetotheres cachinnans

Laughing Falcon

Guaco

Falco spaverius

American Kestrel

Cernícalo Americano

Falco columbarius

Merlin

Esmerejón

Falco rufigularis

Bat falcon

Halcón Cuelliblanco

Falco peregrinus

Peregrine Falcon

Halcón Peregrino

 

GALLIFORMES

 

 

CRACIDAE

 

 

Ortalis vetula

Plain Chachalaca

Chachalaca Olivácea

Penelope purpurascens

Crested Guan

Pava Crestada

Crax rubra

Great Curassow

Pavón Grande

ODONTOPHORIDAE

 

 

Colinus cristatus

Crested Bobwhite

Codorniz Crestada

 

GRUIFORMES

 

 

RALLIDAE

 

 

Aramides cajanea

Gray-necked Wood-Rail

Rascón Cuelligris

Porzana carolina

Sora

Polluela Sora

Porphyrula martinica

Purple Gallinule

Gallareta Morada

Gallinula chloropus

Common Moorhen

Gallareta Frentirroja

Fulica americana

American Coot

Focha Americana

ARAMIDAE

 

 

Aramus guarauna

Limpkin

Carao

CHARADRIIFORMES

 

 

BURHINIDAE

 

 

Burhinus bistriatus

Double-striped Thick-knee

Alcaraván Americano

CHARADRIIDAE

 

 

Charadriinae

 

 

Pluvialis squatorola

Black-bellied Plover

Chorlito Gris

Charadrius wilsonia

Wilson's Plover

Chorlitejo Picudo

Charadrius semipalmatus

Semipalmated Plover

Chorlitejo Semipalmado

Charadrius vociferus

Killdeer

Chorlitejo Tildío

RECURVIROSTRIDAE

 

 

Himantopus mexicanus

Black-necked Stilt

Cigueñuela Cuellinegro

JACANIDAE

 

 

Jacana spinosa

Northern Jacana

Jacana

SCOLOPACIDAE

 

 

Scolopacinae

 

 

Tringa melanoleuca

Greater Yellowlegs

Patiamarillo Mayor

Tringa flavipes

Lesser Yellowlegs

Patiamarillo Menor

Tringa solitaria

Solitary Sandpiper

Andarríos Solitario

Actitis macularia

Spotted Sandpiper

Andarríos Maculado

Numenius phaeopus

Whimbrel

Zarapito Trinador

Calidris pusilla

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Correlimos Semipalmado

Calidris mauri

Western Sandpiper

Correlimos Occidental

Calidris minutilla

Least Sandpiper

Correlimos Menudo

Calidris melanotos

Pectoral Sandpiper

Correlimos Pechirrayado

Calidris himantopus

Stilt Sandpiper

Correlimos Patilargo

LARIDAE

 

 

Sterninae

 

 

Sterna maxima

Royal Tern

Pagaza Real

Sterna hirundo

Common Tern

Charrán Común

Rynchopinae

 

 

Rynchops niger

Black Skimmer

Rayador Negro

 

COLUMBIFORMES

 

 

COLUMBIDAE

 

 

Columba flavirostris

Red-billed Pigeon

Paloma Piquirroja

Zenaida asiatica

White-winged Dove

Paloma Aliblanca

Zenaida macroura

Mourning Dove

Paloma Rabuda

Columbina inca

Inca Dove

Tortolita Colilarga

Columbina passerina

Common Ground-Dove

Tortolita Común

Columbina minuta

Plain-breasted Ground-Dove

Tortolita Menuda

Columbina talpacoti

Ruddy Ground-Dove

Tortolita Rojiza

Claravis pretiosa

Blue Ground-Dove

Tortolita Azulada

Leptotila verreauxi

White-tipped Dove

Paloma Coliblanca

Leptotila rufaxilla

Gray-fronted Dove

Paloma Coronigrís

 

PSITTACIFORMES

 

 

PSITTACIDAE

 

 

Arinae

 

 

Aratinga canicularis

Orange-fronted Parakeet

Perico Frentinaranja

Ara macao

Scarlet Macaw

Guacamayo Rojo

Brotogeris jugularis

Orange-chinned Parakeet

Periquito Barbinaranja

Amazona albifrons

White-fronted Parrot

Loro Frentiblanco

Amazona auropalliata

Yellow-naped Parrot

Lora de Nuca Amarilla

 

CUCULIFORMES

 

 

CUCULIDAE

 

 

Coccyzinae

 

 

Coccyzus erythropalmus

Black-billed Cuckoo

Cuclillo Piquinegro

Coccyzus americanus

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Cuclillo Piquigualdo

Coccyzus minor

Mangrove Cuckoo

Cuclillo de Antifaz

Piaya cayana

Squirrel Cuckoo

Cuco Ardilla

Neomorphinae

 

 

Morococcyx erythropygius

Lesser Ground-Cuckoo

Cuclillo Sabanero

Crotophaginae

 

 

Crotophaga sulcirostris

Groove-billed Ani

Garrapatero Piquiestriado

 

STRIGIFORMES

 

 

TYTONIDAE

 

 

Tyto alba

Barn-Owl

Lechuza Ratonera

STRIGIDAE

 

 

Otus cooperi

Pacific Screech-Owl

Lechucita sabanera

Pulsatrix perspicillata

Spectacled Owl

Búho de Anteojos

Glaucidium brasilianum

Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl

Mochuelo Común

Ciccaba virgata

Mottled Owl

Lechuza Café

Ciccaba nigrolineata

Black-and-white Owl

Lechuza Blanco y Negro

Pseudoscops clamator

Striped Owl

Buho Listado

 

CAPRIMULGIFORMES

 

 

CAPRIMULGIDAE

 

 

Chordeilinae

 

 

Chordeiles acutipennis

Lesser Nighthawk

Añapero Menor

Chordeiles minor

Common Nighthawk

Añapero Zumbón

Caprimulginae

 

 

Nyctidromus albicolis

Common Pauraque

Tapacaminos Común

Caprimulgus carolinensis

Chuck-will's-widow

Chotacabras de Paso

 

APODIFORMES

 

 

APODIDAE

 

 

Cypseloidinae

 

 

Streptoprocne zonaris

White-collared Swift

Vencejón Collarejo

TROCHILIDAE

 

 

Phaethornithinae

 

 

Phaethornis longuemareus

Little Hermit

Ermitaño Enano

Trochilinae

 

 

Anthracothoraz prevostii

Green-breasted Mango

Manguito Pechiverde

Chlorostilbon canivetii

Canivet's Emerald

Esmeralda Rabihorcada

Amazilia saucerrottei

Steely-vented Hummingbird

Amazilia Culiazul

Amazilia tzacatl

Rufous-tailed Hummingbird

Amazilia Rabirrufa

Amazilia rutila

Cinnamon Hummingbird

Amazilia Canela

Heliomaster constantii

Plain-capped Starthroat

Colibrí Pochotero

Archilochus colubris

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Colibrí Garganta de Rubí

 

TROGONIFORMES

 

 

TROGONIDAE

 

 

Trogoninae

 

 

Trogon melanocephalus

Black-headed Trogon

Trogón Cabecinegro

Trogon violaceus

Violaceous Trogon

Trogón Violáceo

Trogon elegans

Elegant Trogon

Trogón Elegante

 

CORACIIFORMES

 

 

MOMOTIDAE

 

 

Momotus momota

Blue-crowned Motmot

Momoto Común

Eumomota superciliosa

Turquoise-browed Motmot

Momoto Cejiceleste

ALCEDINIDAE

 

 

Cerylinae

 

 

Ceryle torquata

Ringed Kingfisher

Martín Pescador Collarejo

Ceryle alcyon

Belted Kingfisher

Martín Pescador Norteño

Chloroceryle americana

Green Kingfisher

Martín Pescador Verde

Chloroceryle aenea

American Pygmy Kingfisher

Martín Pescador Enano

 

PICIFORMES

 

 

BUCCONIDAE

 

 

Notharcus macrorhynchos

White-necked Puffbird

Buco Collarejo

RAMPHASTIDAE

 

 

Ramphastinae

 

 

Aulacorhynchus prasinus

Emerald Toucanet

Tucancillo Verde

Pteroglossus torquatus

Collared Aracari

Tucancillo Collarejo

PICIDAE

 

 

Picinae

 

 

Melanerpes hoffmannii

Hoffmann´s Woodpecker

Carpintero de Hoffmann

Dryocopus lineatus

Lineated Woodpecker

Carpintero Lineado

Campephilus guatemalensis

Pale-billed Woodpecker

Carpintero Picoplata

 

PASSERIFORMES

 

 

DENDROCOLAPTIDAE

 

 

Sittasomus griseicapillus

Olivaceous Woodcreeper

Trepadorcito Aceitunado

Dendrocolaptes sanctithomae

Northern Barred-Woodcreeper

Trepador Barreteado

Lepidocolaptes souleyetti

Streaked-headed Woodcreeper

Trepador Cabecirrayado

THAMNOPHILIDAE

 

 

Thamnophilus doliatus

Barred Antshrike

Batará Barreteado

Thamnophilus bridgesi

Black-hooded Antshrike

Batará Negruzco

TYRANNIDAE

 

 

Elaeniinae

 

 

Campostoma imberbe

Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet

Mosquerito Chillón

Myiopagis viridicata

Greenish Elaenia

Elainia Verdosa

Elaenia flavogaster

Yellow-bellied Elaenia

Elainia Copetona

Platyrinchinae

 

 

Oncostoma cinereigulare

Northern Bentbill

Piquitorcido Norteño

Poecilotriccus sylvia

Slate-headed Tody-Flycatcher

Espatulilla Cabecigris

Tolmomyias sulphurescens

Yellow-olive Flycatcher

Piquiplano Azufrado

Fluvicolinae

 

 

Contopus virens

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Pibí Oriental

Empidonax flaviventris

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Mosquerito Vientriamarillo

Empidonax alnorum

Alder Flycatcher

Mosquerito de Charral

Empidonax traillii

Willow Flycatcher

Mosquerito de Traill

Tyranninae

 

 

Attila spadiceus

Bright-rumped Attila

Atila Lomiamarilla

Myiarchus tuberculifer

Dusky-capped Flycatcher

Copetón Crestioscuro

Myiarchus cinerascens

Ash--throated Flycatcher

Copetón Garganticeniza

Myiarchus nuttingi

Nutting's Flycatcher

Copetón de Nutting

Myiarchus crinitus

Great Crested Flycatcher

Copetón Viajero

Myiarchus tyrannulus

Brown-crested Flycatcher

Copetón Crestipardo

Pitangus sulphuratus

Great Kiskadee

Bienteveo Grande

Megarhynchus pitangua

Boat-billed Flycatcher

Mosquerón Picudo

Myiozetetes similis

Social Flycatcher

Mosquero Cejiblanco

Myiodynastes maculatus

Streaked Flycatcher

Mosquero Listado

Myiodynastes luteiventris

Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher

Mosquero Vientriazufrado

Tyrannus melancholicus

Tropical Kingbird

Tirano Tropical

Tyrannus forficatus

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Tijereta Rosada

INCERTAE SEDIS

 

 

Pachyramphus aglaiae

Rose-throated Becard

Cabezón Plomizo

Tityra semifasciata

Masked Tityra

Titira Carirroja

PIPRIDAE

 

 

Chiroxiphia linearis

Long-tailed Manakin

Saltarín Toledo

VIREONIDAE

 

 

Vireo flavifrons

Yellow-throated Vireo

Vireo Pechiamarillo

Vireo philadelphicus

Philadelphia Vireo

Vireo Amarillento

Vireo olivaceus

Red-eyed Vireo

Vireo Ojirrojo

Vireo flavoviridis

Yellow-green Vireo

Vireo Cabecigrís

Hylophilus decurtatus

Lesser Greenlet

Verdillo Menudo

CORVIDAE

 

 

Calocitta formosa

White-throated Magpie-Jay

Urraca Copetona

HIRUNDINIDAE

 

 

Hirundininae

 

 

Progne chalybea

Gray-breasted Martin

Martín Pechigrís

Tachycineta albilinea

Mangrove Swallow

Golondrina Lomiblanca

Stelgidopteryx serripennis

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Golondrina Alirrasposa Norteña

Stelgidopteryx ruficollis

Southern Rough-winged Swallow

Golondrina Alirrasposa Sureña

Riparia riparia

Bank Swallow

Golondrina Ribereña

Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Cliff Swallow

Golondrina Risquera

Hirundo rustica

Barn Swallow

Golondrina Tijereta

TROGLODYTIDAE

 

 

Campylorhynchus rufinucha

Rufous-naped Wren

Soterrey Nuquirrufo

Thryothorus pleurostictus

Banded Wren

Soterrey de Costillas Barreteadas

Thryothorus modestus

Plain Wren

Soterrey Chinchirigüi

SYLVIIDAE

 

 

Polioptilinae

 

 

Ramphocaenus melanurus

Long-billed Gnatwren

Soterillo Picudo

Polioptila albiloris

White-lored Gnatcatcher

Perlita Cabecinegra

Polioptila plumbea

Tropical Gnatcatcher

Perlita Tropical

TURDIDAE

 

 

Turdus grayi

Clay-colored Robin

Mirlo Pardo

PARULIDAE

 

 

Vermivora peregrina

Tennessee Warbler

Reinita Verdilla

Dendroica petechia

Yellow Warbler

Reinita Amarilla

Dendroica castanea

Bay-breasted Warbler

Reinita Castaña

Protonotaria citrea

Prothonotary Warbler

Reinita Cabecidorada

Seiurus aurocapillus

Ovenbird

Reinita Hornera

Seiurus noveboracensis

Northern Waterthrush

Reinita Acuática Piquigrande

Geothlypis poliocephala

Gray-crowned Yellowthroat

Antifacito Coronigris

Wilsonia canadensis

Canada Warbler

Reinita Pechirrayada

Basileuterus rufifrons

Rufous-capped Warbler

Reinita Cabecicastaña

THRAUPIDAE

 

 

Piranga ludoviciana

Western Tanager

Tangara Carirroja

Euphonia affinis

Scrub Euphonia

Eufonia Gargantinegra

Euphonia luteicapilla

Yellow-crowned Euphonia

Eufonia Coroniamarilla

Cyanerpes cyaneus

Red-legged Honeycreeper

Mielero Patirrojo

EMBERIZIDAE

 

 

Volantina jacarina

Blue-black Grassquit

Semillerito Negro Azulado

Sporophila aurita

Variable Seedeater

Espiguero Variable

Sporophila torqueola

White-collared Seedeater

Espiguero Collarejo

Arremonops rufivirgatus

Olive Sparrow

Pinzón Aceitunado

Aimophila ruficauda

Striped-headed Sparrow

Sabanero Cabecilistado

CARDINALIDAE

 

 

Saltator maximus

Buff-throated Saltator

Saltator Gorgianteado

Pheucticus ludovicianus

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Picogrueso Pechirrosado

Guiraca caerulea

Blue Grosbeak

Picogrueso Azul

Passerina cyanea

Indigo Bunting

Azulillo Norteño

Spiza americana

Dickcissel

Sabanero Arrocero

ICTERIDAE

 

 

Agelaius phoeniceus

Red-winged Blackbird

Tordo Sargento

Sturnella magna

Eastern Meadowlark

Zacatero Común

Quiscalus mexicanus

Great-tailed Grackle

Zanate Grande

Molothrus aeneus

Bronzed Cowbird

Vaquero Ojirrojo

Icterus spurius

Orchard Oriole

Bolsero Castaño

Icterus pustulatus

Streaked-backed Oriole

Bolsero Dorsilistado

Icterus pectoralis

Spot-breasted Oriole

Bolsero Pechimanchado

Icterus g. galbula

Baltimore Oriole

Bolsero Norteño

 

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