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During trips in the last several years, we have seen a cumulative total of over 650 species in Mato Grosso, with most trips averaging about 350-400 seen species.  This list includes species seen on those trips.  As usual, some are common, some less common, and some quite rare.  I have not included some species that are widespread and fairly common throughout the neotropics.

Greater Rhea
Red-winged Tinamou
Undulated Tinamou
Cinereous Tinamou
Variegated Tinamou
Tataupa Tinamou
Brazilian Teal 
Masked Duck

Chaco Chachalaca 
Spix's Guan 
Chestnut-bellied Guan 
Blue-throated Piping-Guan 
Red-throated Piping-Guan 
Razor-billed Curassow 
Bare-faced Curassow   
Least Bittern

Rufescent Tiger-Heron 
Agami Heron 
Zigzag Heron 
Striated Heron  
Cocoi Heron 
Whistling Heron 
Capped Heron  
Bare-faced Ibis 
Plumbeous Ibis 
Buff-necked Ibis 
Maguari Stork 
Jabiru 
Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture 
Greater Yellow-headed Vulture  
King Vulture 
Hook-billed Kite 
Swallow-tailed Kite 
Pearl Kite 
Plumbeous Kite 
Gray-bellied hawk

Tiny Hawk
White-browed Hawk 
White Hawk 
Great Black Hawk 
Savanna Hawk 
Black-collared Hawk 
Crested Eagle
Harpy Eagle 
Black Hawk-Eagle 
Ornate Hawk-Eagle
Black and White Hawk Eagle 

Black Caracara 
Red-throated Caracara 
Southern Caracara 
Yellow-headed Caracara 
Cryptic Forest-Falcon
Slaty-backed Forest Falcom 

Dark-winged Trumpeter 
Russet-crowned Crake
Paint-billed Crake 
Sungrebe 
Sunbittern
Red-legged Seriema 
Pied Lapwing 
Southern Lapwing
South American Snipe
Scaled Dove 
Picui Ground-Dove 
Blue Ground-Dove 
Long-tailed Ground-Dove 
Scaled Pigeon 
Picazuro Pigeon 
Plumbeous Pigeon 
Ruddy Pigeon 
Eared Dove  
Hyacinth Macaw 
Blue-and-yellow Macaw 
Scarlet Macaw 
Red-and-green Macaw 
Chestnut-fronted Macaw 
Red-bellied Macaw 
Yellow-collared macaw
Red-shouldered Macaw

Blue-winged Macaw 
Blue-crowned Parakeet 
White-eyed Parakeet 
Peach-fronted Parakeet 
Nanday Parakeet
Santarem Parakeet

Crimson-bellied Parakeet  
Dusky-billed Parrotlet 
Scarlet-shouldered Parrotlet

Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 
Golden-winged Parakeet 
White-bellied Parrot 
Scaly-headed Parrot 
Blue-fronted Parrot 
Yellow-crowned Parrot 
Kawall's Parrot 
Red-fan Parrot 
Hoatzin 
Black-bellied Cuckoo 
Little Cuckoo 
Greater Ani 
Guira Cuckoo 
Striped Cuckoo 
Pavonine Cuckoo
Pheasant Cuckoo
Tawny-bellied Screech-Owl
Tropical Screech-Owl
Amazonian Pygmy-Owl 
Great Potoo 
Long-Tailed Potoo

Common Potoo 
Short-tailed Nighthawk 
Band-tailed Nighthawk 
Nacunda Nighthawk 
Blackish Nightjar 
Ladder-tailed Nightjar 
Scissor-tailed Nightjar  
Little Nightjar
Ocellated Poorwill

Amazonian Swift 
Biscutate Swift 
Gray-rumped Swift 
Pale-rumped Swift 
Short-tailed Swift 
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift 
Rufous-breasted Hermit 
Reddish Hermit 
Buff-bellied Hermit
Planalto Hernit
Pale-tailed Barbthroat

Gray-breasted Sabrewing 
Swallow-tailed Hummingbird  
Blue-tufted Starthroat
Horned Sungem
Ruby Topaz
Black-bellied Thorntail
Dot-eared Coquette
Rufous-throated Sapphire 
White-chinned Sapphire

Gilded Hummingbird 
Versicolored emerald 
Glittering-bellied Emerald

White-tailed Goldenthroat 
Glittering-throated Emerald 
Black-eared Fairy 
Green-backed (White-tailed) Trogon 
Blue-crowned Trogon 
Black-tailed Trogon
Black-throated Trogon
Pavonine Quetzal 

Amazon Kingfisher 
Green-and-rufous Kingfisher 
American Pygmy Kingfisher 
Rufous Motmot 
Broad-billed Motmot 
Brown Jacamar 
Blue-cheeked Jacamar     

Paradise Jacamar   
Great Jacamar 

Brown-banded Puffbird 
Pied Puffbird 
Spotted Puffbird
Spot-backed Puffbird

Striolated Puffbird 
White-eared Puffbird 
Collared Puffbird
Rufous-necked Puffbird
Rufous-capped Nunlet

Black-fronted Nunbird 
White-fronted Nunbird 
Swallow-winged Puffbird 
Black-girdled Barbet 
Toco Toucan 
White-throated Toucan
Channel-billed Toucan
Gould's Toucanet 
Lettered Aracari 
Red-necked Aracari 
Chestnut-eared Aracari 
Curl-crested Aracari 
Black-necked Aracari

Bar-breasted Piculet 
White-wedged Piculet 
Yellow-tufted Woodpecker 
White Woodpecker
White-fronted Woodpecker

Little Woodpecker 
Red-stained Woodpecker 
Checkered Woodpecker
Yellow-throated Woodpecker 

Golden-green Woodpecker 
Green-barred Woodpecker 
Campo Flicker 
Scale-breasted Woodpecker 
Chestnut Woodpecker 
Pale-crested Woodpecker 
Cream-colored Woodpecker 
Ringed Woodpecker 
Red-necked Woodpecker 
Crimson-crested Woodpecker 
Pale-legged Hornero 
Rufous Hornero      
Chotoy Spinetail     
 
Plain-crowned Spinetail 
White-lored Spinetail 
Pale-breasted Spinetail

Rusty-backed Spinetail
Yellow-Chinned Spinetail 

Speckled Spinetail 
Rufous-fronted Thornbird 
Greater Thornbird 
Rufous Cacholote  
Point-tailed Palmcreeper 
Chestnut-winged Hookbill 
Rufous-tailed Foliage-gleaner 
Cinnamon-rumped Foliage-gleaner 
Dusky-cheeked Foliage-gleaner
Para Foliage-gleaner 
Chestnut-crowned Foliage-gleaner 

Short-billed Leaftosser 
Plain Xenops 
Streaked Xenops
Plain-brown Woodcreeper 
White-chinned Woodcreeper 
Planalto Woodcreeper 
Long-billed Woodcreeper 
Cinnamon-throated Woodcreeper 
Great Rufous Woodcreeper 
Straight-billed Woodcreeper 
Striped Woodcreeper 
Spix's Woodcreeper 
Buff-throated Woodcreeper
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper
Balck-banded Woodcreeper 

Red-billed Scythebill          
Curve-billed Scythebill 
Fasciated Antshrike 
Glossy Antshrike 
Plain-winged Antshrike 
Natterer's Slaty-Antshrike 
Planalto Slaty-Antshrike 
Amazonian Antshrike 
Rufous-winged Antshrike 
Saturnine Antshrike 
Cinereous Antshrike 
Spot-winged Antshrike 
White-shouldered Antshrike

White-eyed Antwren 
Ornate Antwren 
Plain-throated Antwren 
White-flanked Antwren 
Long-winged Antwren 
Gray Antwren  
Large-billed Antwren 
Rufous-winged Antwren 
White-fringed Antwren 
Rusty-backed Antwren 
Black-bellied Antwren
Striated Antbird 
Mato Grosso Antbird 
Manu Antbird 
Blacksih Antbird
Banded Antbird
Spot-winged Antbird
White-backed Fire-eye 
White-browed Antbird 
Black-faced Antbird 
Yellow-browed Antbird
   
Band-tailed Antbird 
Silvered Antbird 
Black-throated Antbird 
Chestnut-tailed Antbird

Bare-eyed Antbird 
Scale-backed Antbird 
Black-spotted Bare-eye 
Rufous-capped Antthrush 
Striated Antthrush

Thrush-like Antpitta 
Chestnut-belted Gnateater 
Collared Crescent-chest 
Forest Elaenia 
Large Elaenia 
Plain-crested Elaenia 
White-lored Tyrannulet 
Slender-footed Tyrannulet

Chapada Flycatcher  
Ringed Antpipit 
Southern Antpipit

Amazonian Tyrannulet 
Tawny-crowned Pygmy-Tyrant

Short-tailed Pygmy-Tyrant 
Helmeted Pygmy-Tyrant 
White-bellied Tody-Tyrant 
Pearly-vented Tody-Tyrant 
Zimmer`s Tody-Tyrant

Spotted Tody-Flycatcher 
Yellow-browed Tody-Flycatcher 
Golden-crowned Spadebill 
White-crested Spadebill
Cinnamon-crested Spadebill
Cliff Flycatcher 
Euler's Flycatcher 
Crested Black-Tyrant 
Drab Water-Tyrant 
Gray Monjita 
White-rumped Monjita 
Black-backed Water-Tyrant 
White-headed Marsh-Tyrant 
Long-tailed Tyrant 
Cattle Tyrant 
Rusty-margined Flycatcher 
Dusky-chested Flycatcher 
Lesser Kiskadee 
Streaked Flycatcher 
Sulphury Flycatcher 
Crowned Slaty-Flycatcher 
White-throated Kingbird
Sibilant Sirystes 
Rufous Casiornis 
Short-crested Flycatcher 
Large-headed Flatbill 
Dusky-tailed Flatbill

Rufous-tailed Flatbill  
Cinnamon Attila 
Dull-capped (White-eyed) Attila 
Spangled Cotinga 
Screaming Piha 
Purple-throated Cotinga 
Pompadour Cotinga 
Bare-necked Fruitcrow 
Amazonian Umbrellabird 
Dwarf Tyrant-Manakin 
Helmeted Manakin 
Blue-backed Manakin 
Flame-crowned Manakin 
Red-headed Manakin 
White-bearded Manakin

Black-crowned Tityra 
Black-tailed Tityra 
Varzea Schiffornis 
Cinereous Mourner 
White-browed Purpletuft 
Green-backed Becard 
Black-capped Becard 
Pink-throated Becard 
Crested Becard

Wing-barred Piprites 
Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo 
Gray-chested Greenlet 
Ashy-headed Greenlet 
Dusky-capped Greenlet 
Purplish Jay 
Curl-crested Jay 
White-winged Swallow 
White-rumped Swallow 
Brown-chested Martin 
White-banded Swallow 
Scaly-breasted (Nightingale) Wren 
Tooth-billed Wren 
Thrush-like Wren 
Moustached Wren 
Buff-breasted Wren 
Musician Wren

Masked Gnatcatcher 
Black-capped Donacobius 
Rufous-bellied Thrush 
Creamy-bellied Thrush 
Lawrence's Thrush 
Cocoa Thrush 
Chalk-browed Mockingbird 
Yellowish Pipit 
Magpie Tanager 
White-banded Tanager 
Red-billed Pied Tanager 
Guira tanager 
Yellow-backed tanager 
Hooded Tanager 
White-rumped Tanager 
Flame-crested Tanager 
White-shouldered Tanager 
White-winged Shrike-Tanager 
Sayaca Tanager 
Turquoise Tanager 
Paradise Tanager 
Burnished-buff Tanager 
Masked Tanager 
Opal-rumped Tanager 
Swallow Tanager 
Black-faced Dacnis 
Yellow-bellied Dacnis 
Blue Dacnis 
Purple Honeycreeper 
Chestnut-vented Conebill 
Grassland Sparrow 
Blue Finch 
Stripe-tailed Yellow-Finch 
Saffron Finch 
Plumbeous Seedeater 
Rusty-collared Seedeater 
Lined Seedeater 
Double-collared Seedeater 
White-bellied Seedeater 
Marsh Seedeater

Chestnut-bellied Seed-Finch
Pectoral Sparrow 
Saffron-billed Sparrow 
Coal-crested Finch 
Red-crested Finch 
Red-crested Cardinal 
Red-capped Cardinal 
Yellow-billed Cardinal 
Yellow-shouldered Grosbeak 
Slate-colored Grosbeak 
Black-backed Grosbeak

Black-throated saltator
Green-winged Saltator
Flavescent Warbler 
White-bellied Warbler
Masked Yellowthroat

Rose-breasted Chat 
Crested Oropendola 
Olive Oropendola 
Solitary Black Cacique 
Yellow-rumped Cacique 
Red-rumped Cacique 
Orange-backed Troupial 
Epaulet Oriole 
Chopi Blackbird 
Scarlet-headed Blackbird 
Unicolored Blackbird
White-browed Blackbird 
Bay-winged Cowbird 
Purple-throated Euphonia 
Golden-bellied Euphonia
Rufous-bellied Euphonia 
White-vented Euphonia 

 


Last updated: July 31, 2014.