List of Birds

 

Check list of birds observed at the Cabinas Capulin (www.cabinascapulin.com, tel:  (506) 2645-6719, email: info@cabinascapulin.com) and the nearby Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, based on observations by Jose Manuel Torres Leiton, Guia Naturalista, tel: (506) 8812-0905, (506) 2645-7601). Nomenclature follows Garrigues and Dean (2007).

 

 

Please note: this checklist is continually being updated by Jose Manuel. If you spot a bird species that has not been listed at Cabinas Capulin, please let him know (email: torresljm@yahoo.com). Thanks!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family

Common name

Scientific name

Cabinas Capulin

Monteverde Cloud Forest

Seen?

Accipitridae

Swallow-tailed Kite

Elanoides forficatus

x

x

 

 

Gray Hawk

Buteo nitidus

x

 

 

 

Broad-winged Hawk

Buteo platypterus

 

x

 

 

Ornate Hawk-Eagle

Spizaetus ornatus

x

x

 

 

Hook-billed Kite

Chondrohierax uncinatus

 

x

 

 

White Hawk

Leucopternis albicollis

 

x

 

 

Bicolored Hawk

Acipiter bicolor

 

x

 

Apodidae

White-collared Swift

Streptoprocne zonaris

x

x

 

Ardeidae

Cattle Egret

Bubulcus ibis

x

 

 

Caprimulgidae

Common Pauraque

Nyctidromus albicollis

x

x

 

Cardinalidae

Grayish Saltator

Saltator coerulescens

x

 

 

 

Buff-throated Saltator

Saltator maximus

x

 

 

 

Black-thighed Grosbeak

Pheucticus tibialis

 

x

 

 

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Pheucticus ludovicianus

x

 

 

Cathartidae

Black Vulture

Coragyps atratus

x

x

 

 

Turkey Vulture

Cathartes aura

x

x

 

Columbidae

Red-billed Pigeon

Patagioenas flavirostris

x

x

 

 

Band-tailed Pigeon

Patagioenas fasciata

x

 

 

 

Ruddy Pigeon

Patagioenas subvinacea

x

x

 

 

White-tipped Dove

Leptotila verreauxi

x

 

 

 

Chiriqui Quail-Dove

Geotrygon chiriquensis

 

x

 

 

Buff-fronted Quail-Dove

Geotrygon costaricensis

 

x

 

Corvidae

Brown Jay

Cyanocorax morio

x

x

 

 

Azure-hooded Jay

Cyanolyca cucullata

 

x

 

Cotingidae

Three-wattled Bellbird

Procnias tricarunculatus

x

x

 

 

Bare-necked Umbrellabird

Cephalopterus glabricollis

 

x

 

Cracidae

Gray-headed Chachalaca

Ortalis cinereiceps

x

 

 

 

Black Guan

Chamaepetes unicolor

x

x

 

 

Crested Guan

Penelope purpurascens

x

 

 

Cuculidae

Squirrel Cuckoo

Piaya cayana

x

x

 

 

Groove-billed Ani

Crotophaga sulcirostris

 

 

 

Emberizidae

Yellow-faced Grassquit

Tiaris olivaceus

x

 

 

 

White-napped Brush Finch

Atlapetes albinucha

x

x

 

 

Sooty-faced Finch

Lysurus crassirostris

 

x

 

 

Yellow-thighed Finch

Pselliophorus tibialis

 

x

 

 

Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch

Buarremon brunneinucha

 

x

 

 

White-eared Ground-Sparrow

Melozone leucotis

x

 

 

 

Rufous-collared Sparrow

Zonotrichia capensis

x

 

 

Eurypygidae

Sunbittern

Eurypyga helias

 

x

 

Falconidae

Barred Forest-Falcon

Micrastur rufincollis

 

x

 

 

Collared Forest-Falcon

Micrastur semitorquatus

 

x

 

Fringillidae

Golden-browed Chlorophonia

Chlorophonia callophrys

x

x

 

 

Tawny-capped Euphonia

Euphonia anneae

 

x

 

 

Elegant Euphonia

Euphonia elegantissima

 

x

 

 

Yellow-throated Euphonia

Euphonia hirundinacea

x

 

 

Furnaridae

Red-faced Spinetail

Cranioleuca erythrops

 

x

 

 

Spotted Barbtail

Premnoplex brunnescens

 

x

 

 

Ruddy Treerunner

Margarornis rubiginosus

 

x

 

 

Buffy Tuftedcheek

Pseudocolaptes lawrencii

 

x

 

 

Lineated Foliage-gleaner

Syndactyla subalaris

 

x

 

 

Streak-breasted Treehunter

Thripadectes rufobrunneus

 

x

 

 

Gray-throated Leaftosser

Sclerurus albigularis

 

x

 

 

Tawny-throated Leaftosser

Sclerurus mexicanus

 

x

 

 

Northern Barred-Woodcreeper

Dendrocolaptes sanctithomae

x

 

 

 

Ruddy Woodcreeper

Dendrocincla homochroa

 

x

 

 

Olivaceous Woodcreeper

Sittasomus griseicapillus

x

x

 

 

Streak-headed Woodcreeper

Lepidocalaptes souleyetii

x

 

 

 

Spotted Woodcreeper

Xiphorhynchus erythropygius

 

x

 

 

Brown-billed Scythebill

Campylorhamphus pusillus

 

x

 

Hirundinidae

Blue-and-white Swallow

Pygochelidon cyanoleuca

x

 

 

Icteridae

Melodius Blackbird

Dives dives

x

 

 

 

Great-tailed Grackle

Quiscalus mexicanus

x

 

 

 

Bronzed Cowbird

Melothrus aeneus

x

 

 

 

Baltimore Oriole

Icterus galbula

x

 

 

 

Chestnut-headed Oropendula

Psarocolius wagleri

x

x

 

 

Montezuma Oropendula

Psarocolius montezuma

x

 

 

Momotidae

Blue-crowned Motmot

Momotus momota

x

x

 

Parulidae

Tennessee Warbler

Vermivora peregrine

x

x

 

 

Golden-winged Warbler

Vermivora chrysoptera

 

x

 

 

Tropical Parula

Parula pitiayuni

 

x

 

 

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Dendroica pensylvanica

x

x

 

 

Blackburnian Warbler

Dendroica fusca

 

x

 

 

Black-throated Green Warbler

Dendroica virens

x

x

 

 

Townsend’s Warbler

Dendroica townsendi

 

x

 

 

Black-and-white Warbler

Mniotilta varia

x

x

 

 

American Redstart

Setophaga ruticilla

x

x

 

 

Louisiana Waterthrush

Seiurus motacilla

x

x

 

 

Wilson’s Warbler

Wilsonia pusilla

x

x

 

 

Canada Warbler

Wilsonia canadensis

x

x

 

 

Collared Redstart

Myioborus torquatus

x

x

 

 

Slate-throated Redstart

Myioborus miniatus

x

x

 

 

Rufous-capped Warbler

Basileuterus rufifrons

x

 

 

 

Three-striped Warbler

Basileuterus tristriatus

 

x

 

 

Golden-crowned Warbler

Basileuterus culicivorus

x

x

 

Pipridae

Long-tailed Manakin

Chiroxiphia linearis

x

 

 

Psittacidae

Red-fronted Parrotlet

Touit costaricensis

 

x

 

 

Brown-hooded Parrot

Pionopsitta haematotis

x

x

 

 

White-fronted Parrot

Amazona albifrons

x

 

 

 

Crimson-fronted Parakeet

Aratinga finschi

x

x

 

Ptilogonatidae

Black-and-yellow Silky-Flycatcher

Phainoptila melanoxantha

 

x

 

Odontophoridae

Black-breasted Wood-Quail

Odontophorus leucolaemus

x

x

 

Picidae

Hoffman’s Woodpecker

Melanerpes hoffmannii

x

 

 

 

Golden-olive Woodpecker

Piculus rubiginosus

x

x

 

 

Hairy Woodpecker

Picoides villosus

 

x

 

 

Smoky-brown Woodpecker

Veniliornus fumigatus

 

x

 

 

Pale-billed Woodpecker

Campephilus guatemalensis

x

 

 

Rallidae

Gray-necked Wood-Rail

Aramides cajanea

x

 

 

 

Rufous-necked Wood-Rail

Aramides axillaris

 

x

 

Ramphastidae

Prong-billed Barbet

Semnoris frantzii

 

x

 

 

Red-headed Barbet

Eubucco bouricierii

 

x

 

 

Emerald Toucanet

Aulacorhynchus prasinus

x

x

 

 

Keel-billed Toucan

Ramphastos sulfuratus

x

x

 

Rhinocryptidae

Silvery-fronted Tapaculo

Scytalopus argentifrons

 

x

 

Seatornithidae

Oilbird

Steatornis caripensis

 

x

 

Strigidae

Mottled Owl

Ciccaba virgata

x

x

 

 

Bare-shanked Screech-Owl

Megascops clarkii

 

x

 

 

Black-and-white Owl

Ciccaba nigrolineata

 

x

 

 

Spectacled Owl

Pulsatrix perspicillata

 

x

 

Thamnophilidae

Immaculate Antbird

Myrmeciza immaculata

 

x

 

 

Plain Antvireo

Dysithamnus mentalis

x

x

 

 

Slaty Antwren

Myrmotherula schisticolor

 

x

 

Thraupidae

Common Bush-Tanager

Chlorospingus ophthalmicus

x

x

 

 

Summer Tanager

Piranga rubra

x

x

 

 

Hepatic Tanager

Piranga flava

 

x

 

 

Scarlet Tanager

Piranga olivacea

x

 

 

 

Passerini’s Tanager

Ramphocelus passerinii

x

 

 

 

Spangle-cheeked Tanager

Tangara dowii

 

x

 

 

Silver-throated Tanager

Tangara icterocephala

 

x

 

 

Blue-gray Tanager

Thraupis episcopus

x

 

 

 

Palm Tanager

Thraupis palmarum

x

 

 

 

Scarlet-thighed Dacnis

Dacnis venusta

x

x

 

Tinamidae

Highland Tinamou

Nothocercus bonapartei

x

x

 

Trochilidae

Brown Violet-ear

Colibri delphinae

x

x

 

 

Striped-tailed Hummingbird

Eupherusa eximia

x

x

 

 

Magenta-throated woodstar

 

Calliphlox bryantae

x

x

 

 

Coppery-headed Emerald

Elvira cupreiceps

x

x

 

 

Rufous-tailed Hummingbird

Amazilia tzacatl

x

 

 

 

Steely-vented Hummingbird

 

Amazilia saucerrottei

x

x

 

 

Canivet’s Emerald

Chlorostilbon canivetii

x

 

 

 

Green Violet-ear

 

Colibri thalassinus

x

x

 

 

Scintillant Hummingbird

 

Selaphorus scintilla

x

x

 

 

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Archilochus colubris

x

 

 

 

Green Hermit

Phaethornis guy

 

x

 

 

Violet Sabrewing

Campylopterus hemileucurus

 

x

 

 

Green-crowned Brilliant

Heliodoxa jacula

 

x

 

 

Fiery-throated Hummingbird

Panterpe insignis

 

x

 

 

Purple-throated Mountain-gem

Lampornis calolaemus

 

x

 

Troglodytidae

Rufous-naped Wren

Campylorhynchus rufinucha

x

 

 

 

Rufous-and-white Wren

Thyrothorus rufalbus

x

 

 

 

Plain Wren

Thyrothorus modestus

x

 

 

 

Ochraceous Wren

Troglodytes ochraceus

 

x

 

 

House Wren

Troglodytes aedon

x

x

 

 

Gray-breasted Wood-Wren

Henicorhina leucophyrs

 

x

 

Trogonidae

Orange-bellied Trogon

Trogon aurantiiventris

x

x

 

 

Resplendent Quetzal

Pharomachrus mocinno

x

x

 

Turdidae

Slaty-backed Nightingale-Thrush

Catharus fuscater

 

x

 

 

Black-headed Nightingale-Thursh

Catharus mexicanus

 

x

 

 

Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush

Catharus aurantiirostris

x

 

 

 

Ruddy-capped Nightingale-Thrush

Catharus frantzii

 

x

 

 

Swainson’s Thrush

Catharus ustulatus

x

x

 

 

Black-faced Solitaire

Myadestes melanops

 

x

 

 

White-throated Robin

Turdus assimilis

x

x

 

 

Clay-colored Robin

Turdus grayi

x

x

 

 

Mountain Robin

Turdus plebejus

x

x

 

Tyrannidae

White-throated Spadebill

Paltyrinchus mystaceus

 

x

 

 

Paltry Tyrannulet

Zimmerius vilissimus

 

x

 

 

Mountain Elaenia

Elaenia frantzii

x

x

 

 

Piratic flycatcher

Legatus leucophaius

x

 

 

 

Olive-striped Flycatcher

Minoectes olivaceus

 

x

 

 

Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant

Lophotriccus pileatus

 

x

 

 

Ochre-bellied Flycatcher

Mionectes oleaginous

x

 

 

 

Bright-rumped Attila

Attila spadiceus

x

x

 

 

Rufous Mourner

Rhytipterna holerythra

 

x

 

 

Eye-ringed Flatbill

Rhynchocyclus brevirostris

 

x

 

 

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Contopus cooperi

 

x

 

 

Tropical Pewee

Contopus cinereus

x

x

 

 

Western Wood-Pewee

Contopus sordidulus

x

x

 

 

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Contopus virens

x

x

 

 

Least Flycatcher

Empidonax minimus

x

 

 

 

Yellowish Flycatcher

Empidonax flavescens

 

x

 

 

Tufted Flycatcher

Mitrephanes phaeocercus

 

x

 

 

Dusky-capped Flycatcher

Myiarchus tuberculifer

x

 

 

 

Boat-billed Flycatcher

Megarhynchus pitangua

x

 

 

 

Great Kiskadee

Pitangus sulphuratus

x

 

 

 

Golden-bellied Flycatcher

Myiodynastes hemichrysus

 

x

 

 

Social Flycatcher

Myiozetetes similis

x

 

 

 

Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher

Myiodynastes luteiventris

x

x

 

 

Tropical Kingbird

Tyrannus melancholicus

x

 

 

Vireonidae

Brown-capped Vireo

Vireo leucophyrs

 

x

 

 

Red-eyed Vireo

Viero olivaceus

x

x

 

 

Lesser Greenlet

Hylophilus decurtatus

 

x

 

 

Rufous-browed Peppershrike

Cyclarhis gujanensis

x

 

 

Incertae Sedis

Barred Becard

Pachyramphus versicolor

 

x

 

 

Masked Tityra

Tityra semifasciata

x

 

 

 

Bananaquit

Coereba flaveola

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional observations?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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