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Among the approximately 350 species of birds possible on this trip are the following which have been seen or heard on past trips.  As usual, some are common, some less common, and some fairly rare.

Great tinamou
Little tinamou
Slaty-breasted tinamou
Bare-throated tiger-heron
Pinnated bittern
Boat-billed heron
Roseate spoonbill
Wood stork
Lesser yellow-headed vulture
King vulture
Fulvous-whistling duck
Black-bellied whistling duck
Muscovy duck
Hook-billed kite
Snail kite
Crane hawk
White hawk
Great black hawk
Common black hawk
Roadside hawk
Short-tailed hawk
Black hawk-eagle
Ornate hawk-eagle
Laughing falcon
Bat falcon
Aplomado falcon
Plain chachalaca
Crested guan
Spotted wood-quail
Gray-necked wood-rail
Northern jacana
Double-striped thick-knee
Pale-vented pigeon
Short-billed pigeon
Red-billed pigeon
Scaled pigeon
Blue ground-dove
White-tipped dove
Gray-chested dove
Scarlet macaw
Olive-throated parakeet
Green parakeet
White-crowned parrot
White-fronted parrot
Mealy parrot
Red-lored parrot
Brown-hooded parrot
Squirrel cuckoo
Groove-billed ani
Mottled owl
Ferruginous pygmy owl
Common pauraque
White-collared swift
Lesser swallow-tailed swift
Long-billed hermit
Stripe-throated hermit
Wedge-tailed sabrewing
Violet sabrewing
Scaly-breasted hummingbird
Green-breasted mango
White-bellied emerald
White-necked jacobin
Black-crested coquette
White-eared hummingbird
Azure-crowned hummingbird
Rufous-tailed hummingbird
Buff-bellied hummingbird
Amethyst-throated hummingbird
Garnet-throated hummingbird
Purple-crowned fairy
Ruby-throated hummingbird
Slender sheartail
Black-headed trogon
Gartered (Violaceous) trogon
Slaty-tailed trogon
Collared trogon
Mountain trogon
Blue-diademed (Blue-crowned) motmot
Ringed kingfisher
Amazon kingfisher
Green kingfisher
American pygmy kingfisher
White-whiskered puffbird
Rufous-tailed jacamar
Collared aracari
Keel-billed toucan
Black-cheeked woodpecker
Golden-fronted woodpecker
Smoky-brown woodpecker
Golden-olive woodpecker
Chestnut-colored woodpecker
Lineated woodpecker
Pale-billed woodpecker
Rufous-breasted spinetail
Plain xenops
Tawny-winged woodcreeper
Ruddy woodcreeper
Olivaceous woodcreeper
Wedge-billed woodcreeper
Northern barred-woodcreeper
Ivory-billed woodcreeper
Streak-headed woodcreeper
Buff-throated foliage-gleaner
Barred antshrike
Great antshrike
Slaty antwren
Dot-winged antwren
Dusky antbird
Plain antvireo
Black-faced antthrush
Scaled antpitta
Greenish elaenia
Yellow-bellied elaenia
Ochre-bellied flycatcher
Northern bentbill
Common tody-flycatcher
Slate-headed tody-flycatcher
Eye-ringed flatbill
Yellow-olive flycatcher
Sepia-capped flycatcher
Stub-tailed spadebill
Royal flycatcher
Sulphur-rumped flycatcher
Ruddy-tailed flycatcher
Yellow-bellied tyrannulet
Yellow-bellied flycatcher
Pine flycatcher
Least flycatcher
Belted flycatcher
Tropical pewee
Bright-rumped attila
Rufous mourner
Great kiskadee
Boat-billed flycatcher
Social flycatcher
Tropical kingbird
Couch's kingbird
Fork-tailed flycatcher
Rufous piha
Thrushlike schiffornis
Masked tityra
Black-crowned tityra
Cinnamon becard
Rose-throated becard
White-collared manakin
Red-capped manakin
White-eyed vireo
Yellow-throated vireo
Blue-headed vireo
Philadelphia vireo
Lesser greenlet
Tawny-crowned greenlet
Rufous-browed peppershrike
Green shrike-vireo
Green jay
Brown jay
White-throated magpie-jay
Mangrove swallow
Black-capped swallow
Gray-breasted martin
Band-backed wren
Spot-breasted wren
Rufous-browed wren
Banded wren
Spot-breasted wren
White-breasted wood-wren
Gray-breasted wood-wren
White-bellied wren
Long-billed gnatwren
Brown-backed solitaire
Ruddy-capped nightingale-thrush
Orange-billed nightingale-thrush
Wood thrush
Clay-colored robin
White-throated robin
Rufous-collared robin
Gray silky-flycatcher
Tropical mockingbird
Blue-and-white mockingbird
Olive warbler
Blue-winged warbler
Golden-winged warbler
Northern parula
Crescent-chested warbler
Chestnut-sided warbler
American redstart
Magnolia warbler
Black-throated green warbler
Golden-cheeked warbler
Black-and-white warbler
Worm-eating warbler
Kentucky warbler
Gray-crowned yellowthroat
Hooded warbler
Red-faced warbler
Pink-headed warbler
Slate-throated warbler
Golden-crowned warbler
Golden-browed warbler
Rufous-capped warbler
Gray-headed tanager
Black-throated shrike-tanager
Crimson-collared tanager
Passeriniís tanager
Blue-gray tanager
Yellow-winged tanager
Golden-hooded tanager
Red-legged honeycreeper
Green honeycreeper
Cinnamon-bellied flowerpiercer
Blue-black grassquit
White-collared seedeater
Thick-billed seed-finch
Yellow-faced grassquit
Orange-billed sparrow
Green-backed sparrow
Rufous-collared sparrow
Chestnut-capped brush-finch
White-naped brush-finch
Grayish saltator
Buff-throated saltator
Black-headed saltator
Red-crowned ant-tanager
Red-throated ant-tanager
Flame-colored tanager
Black-faced grosbeak
Rose-breasted grosbeak
Indigo bunting
Melodious blackbird
Giant cowbird
Black-cowled oriole
Orchard oriole
Hooded oriole
Streak-backed oriole
Yellow-backed oriole
Yellow-tailed oriole
Baltimore oriole
Yellow-billed cacique
Montezuma oropendola
Chestnut-headed oropendula
Yellow-throated euphonia
Olive-backed euphonia
Scrub euphonia
Black-headed siskin
Hooded grosbeak


Last updated: January 27, 2015.