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Birdlist of Birdwatchers House

list birds mindoVinicio Pérez November 2012

The order of species follows The Birds of Ecuador (Ridgely & Greenfield 2001). Species and scientific names follow Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, 6th Edition, version 6.7; changes from Ridgely & Greenfield are noted.

EGRETS ( 1 ) Ampelioides tschudii
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
VULTURES ( 2 ) 
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
HAWKS ( 17 )  
GrayLheaded Kite Leptodon cayanensis 
HookLbilled Kite Chondrohierax uncinatus
SwallowLtailed Kite Elanoides forficatus
DoubleLtoothed Kite Harpagus bidentatus
SharpLshinned Hawk1 Accipiter striatus ventralis
Tiny Hawk Accipiter superciliosus
Bicolored Hawk Accipiter bicolor
Plumbeous Hawk Leucopternis plumbeus
Barred Hawk Leucopternis princeps
Roadside Hawk Buteo magnirostris
White-rumped Hawk Buteo leucorrhous
Crested Eagle Morphnus guianensis
Black-and-chestnut Eagle Spizaetus isidori
Barred Forest-Falcon Micrastur ruficollis
Collared Forest-Falcon Micrastur semitorquatus
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Bat Falcon Falco rufigularis
GUANS ( 2 ) 
Wattled Guan Aburria aburri
Sickle–winged Guan Chamaepetes goudotii
QUAIL ( 1 ) 
Dark-backed Wood-Quail Odontophorus melanonotus
GULLS ( 1 ) 
Andean Gull Chroicocephalus serranus

 

PIGEONS ( 7 ) 
Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata
Ruddy Pigeon Patagioenas subvinacea
Plumbeous Pigeon Patagioenas cayennensis
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata
Maroon-chested Ground-Dove Claravis mondetoura
White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi
White-throated Quail–Dove Geotrygon frenata
PARROTS & PARAKEETS ( 6 ) 
Barred Parakeet Bolborhynchus lineola
Maroon-tailed Parakeet Pyrrhura melanura
Blue-fronted Parrotlet Touit dilectissimus
Red-billed Parrot Pionus sordidus
Speckle-faced Parrot2 Pionus tumultuosus seniloides
Scaly-naped Amazon Amazona mercenaria
CUCKOOS ( 3 ) 
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Squirrel Cuckoo Piaya cayana
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani
BARN OWL & OWLS ( 6 ) 
Barn Owl Tyto alba
Rufescent Screech Owl Megascops ingens
Andean Pygmy Owl Glaucidium jardinii
Black-and-white Owl Ciccaba nigrolineata3
Mottled Owl Ciccaba virgata
Rufous-banded Owl Ciccaba albitarsis
OILBIRDS ( 1 ) 
Oilbird Steatornis caripensis
POTOOS ( 1 ) 
Common Potoo Nyctibius griseus
NIGHTJARS ( 5 ) 
Rufous-bellied Nighthawk Lurocalis semitorquatus
Common Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis
Band-winged Nightjar Caprimulgus longirostris
Swallow-tailed Nightjar Uropsalis segmentata
Lyre-tailed Nightjar Uropsalis lyra
SWIFTS ( 6 ) 
White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris
Chestnut-collared Swift Streptoprocne rutila
White-chinned Swift Cypseloides cryptus
Spot-fronted Swift Cypseloides cherriei
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
Gray-rumped Swift Chaetura cinereiventris

 

HUMMINGBIRDS ( 22 ) 
Tawny-bellied Hermit Phaethornis syrmatophorus
Green-fronted Lancebill Doryfera ludovicae
Green Violetear Colibri thalassinus
Sparkling Violetear Colibri coruscans
Andean Emerald Amazilia franciae
Speckled Hummingbird Adelomyia melanogenys
Purple-bibbed Whitetip Urosticte benjamini
Empress Brillant Heliodoxa imperatrix
Fawn-breasted Brillant Heliodoxa rubinoides
White-tailed Hillstar Urochroa bougueri
Brown Inca Coeligena wilsoni
Collared Inca Coeligena torquata
Buff-tailed Coronet Boissonneaua flavescens
Velvet-purple Coronet Boissonneaua jardini
Gorgeted Sunangel Heliangelus strophianus
Hoary Puffleg Haplophaedia lugens
Booted Racket-tail Ocreatus underwoodii
Violet-tailed Sylph Aglaiocercus coelestis
Wedge-billed Hummingbird Schistes geoffroyi
Purple-throated Woodstar Calliphlox mitchellii
White-bellied Woodstar Chaetocercus mulsant
Gorgeted Woodstar Chaetocercus heliodor

 

QUETZALS & TROGONS ( 3 )
Crested Quetzal Pharomachrus antisianus
Golden-headed Quetzal Pharomachrus auriceps
Masked Trogon Trogon personatus
PUFFBIRDS ( 1 )
White-faced Nunbird Hapaloptila castanea
BARBETS ( 1 ) 
Toucan Barbet Semnornis ramphastinus

 

TOUCANS ( 3 ) 
Crimson-rumped Toucanet Aulacorhynchus haematopygus
Plate-billed Mountain-Toucan Andigena laminirostris 
Chocó Toucan Ramphastos brevis
WOODPECKERS ( 5 ) 
Crimson-mantled Woodpecker Colaptes rivolii
Golden-olive Woodpecker Colaptes rubiginosus
Smoky-brown Woodpecker Picoides fumigatus
Yellow-vented Woodpecker Veniliornis dignus
Powerful Woodpecker Campephilus pollens
OVENBIRDS ( 13 ) 
Azara’s Spinetail Synallaxis azarae
Rufous Spinetail Synallaxis unirufa
Red-faced Spinetail Cranioleuca erythrops
Streaked Tuftedcheek Pseudocolaptes boissoneautii
Pearled Treerunner Margarornis squamiger
Spotted Barbtail Premnoplex brunnescens
Rusty-winged Barbtail Premnornis guttuligera
Lineated Foliage-gleaner Syndactyla subalaris
Flammulated Treehunter Thripadectes flammulatus
Striped Treehunter Thripadectes holostictus
Streak-capped Treehunter Thripadectes virgaticeps
Uniform Treehunter Thripadectes ignobilis
Tawny-throated Leaftosser Sclerurus mexicanus
WOODCREEPERS ( 6 ) 
Tyrannine Woodcreeper Dendrocincla tyrannina
Plain-brown Woodcreeper Dendrocincla fuliginosa
Wedge-billed Woodcreeper Glyphorynchus spirurus
Strong-billed Woodcreeper Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus
Montane Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger
Greater Scythebill Drymotoxeres pucheranii
ANTBIRDS ( 4 ) 
Uniform Antshrike Thamnophilus unicolor
Slaty Antwren Myrotherula schisticolor
Long-tailed Antbird Drymophila caudata
Immaculate Antbird Myrmeciza immaculata
ANTPITTAS ( 5 ) 
Giant Antpitta Grallaria gigantea
Moustached Antpitta Grallaria alleni
Chestnut-crowned Antpitta Grallaria ruficapilla
Yellow-breasted Antpitta Grallaria flavotincta
Ochre-breasted Antpitta Grallaricula flavirostris
TAPACULOS ( 2 ) 
Spillmann’s Tapaculo Scytalopus spillmanni
Ocellated Tapaculo Acropternis orthonyx
FLYCATCHERS ( 24 ) 
Ashy-headed Tyrannulet Phyllomyais cinereiceps
Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet Camptostoma obsoletum
Lesser Elaenia Elaenia chiriquensis
Sierran Elaenia Elaenia pallatangae
White-tailed Tyrannulet Mecocerculus poecilocercus
Olive-striped Flycatcher Mionectes olivaceus
Bronze-olive Pygmy-Tyrant Pseudotriccus pelzelni
Rufous-headed Pygmy-Tyrant Pseudotriccus ruficeps
White-throated Spadebill Platyrinchus mystaceus
Flavescent Flycatcher Myiophobus flavicans
Cinnamon Flycatcher Pyrrhomyias cinnamomeus
Smoke-colored Pewee Contopus fumigatus
Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens
Rufous-breasted Chat-Tyrant Ochthoeca rufipectoralis
Slaty-backed Chat-Tyrant Octhoeca cinnamomeiventris
Yellow-bellied Chat-Tyrant Ochthoeca diadema
Dusky-capped Flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer
Social Flycatcher Myiozetetes similis
Rusty-margined Flycatcher Myiozetetes cayanensis
Piratic Flycatcher Legatus leucophaius
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus
Barred Becard Pachyramphus versicolor
White-winged Becard Pachyramphus polychopterus
Black-and-white Becard Pachyramphus albogriseus
COTINGAS ( 4 ) 
Green-and-black Fruiteater Pipreola riefferii
Scaled Fruiteater Ampelioides tschudii
Olivaceous Piha Snowornis cryptolophus4
Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus
MANAKINS ( 3 ) 
Golden-winged Manakin Masius chrysopterus
Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus
Green Manakin Xenopipo holochlora5 
JAYS ( 2 )
Turquoise Jay Cyanolyca turcosa
Beautiful Jay Cyanolyca pulchra
VIREOS ( 2 )
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
Brown-capped Vireo Vireo leucophrys
THRUSHES (7 ) 
Andean Solitaire Myadestes ralloides
Black Solitaire Entomodestes coracinus
Slaty-backed Nightingale-Thrush Catharus fuscater
Swainson’s Thrush Catharus ustulatus
Pale-eyed Thrush Turdus leucops6
Great Thrush Turdus fuscater
GlossyLblack Thrush Turdus serranus
SWALLOWS ( 1 ) 
Blue-and-white Swallow Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
WRENS ( 6 ) 
Rufous Wren Cinnycerthia unirufa
Sharpe’s Wren7 Cinnycerthia olivascens
PlainLtailed Wren Pheugopedius euophrys
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Mountain Wren Troglodytes solstitialis
Gray-breasted Wood-Wren Henicorhina leucophrys
WARBLERS ( 9 ) 
Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia8
Cerulean Warbler Setophaga cerulea9
Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca10
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
Canada Warbler Cardellina canadensis11
Slate-throated Redstart12 Myioborus miniatus
Black-crested Warbler Myiothlypis nigrocristatus13
Three-striped Warbler Basileuterus tristriatus
Russet-crowned Warbler Myiothlypis coronatus14
TANAGERS ( 22 ) 
Capped Conebill Conirostrum albifrons
Masked Flowerpiercer Diglossa cyanea
White-sided Flowerpiercer Diglossa albilatera
Rusty Flowerpiercer Diglossa sittoides
Fawn-breasted Tanager Pipraeidea melanonota
Golden-rumped Euphonia Euphonia cyanocephala
Orange-bellied Euphonia Euphonia xanthogaster
Glistening-green Tanager Chlorochrysa phoenicotis
Rufous-throated Tanager Tangara rufigula
Golden Tanager Tangara arthus
Flame-faced Tanager Tangara parzudakii
Beryl-spangled Tanager Tangara nigroviridis
Blue-and-black Tanager Tangara vassorii
Blue-winged Mountain-Tanager Anisognathus somptuosus
Black-chinned Mountain-Tanager Anisognathus notabilis
Hooded Mountain-Tanager Buthraupis montana
Grass-green Tanager Chlorornis riefferii
Blue-capped Tanager Thraupis cyanocephala
Dusky Bush-Tanager Chlorospingus semifuscus
Yellow-throated Bush-Tanager Chlorospingus flavigularis
Western Hemispingus Hemispingus ochraceus
Plushcap Catamblyrhynchus diadema
SALTATORS & GROSBEAKS ( 2 ) 
Golden-bellied Grosbeak15 Pheucticus chrysogaster
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
EMBERIZINE FINCHES ( 8 ) 
Blue Seedeater Amaurospiza concolor
Slaty Finch Haplospiza rustica
Tricolored Brush-Finch Atlapetes tricolor
White-winged Brush-Finch Atlapetes leucopterus
Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch Arremon brunneinucha16
Olive Finch Arremon castaneiceps17
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonatrichia capensis
ORIOLES & BLACKBIRDS ( 1 ) 
Giant Cowbird Molothrus oryzivorus
CARDUELINE FINCHES ( 1 ) 
Yellow-bellied Siskin Spinus xanthogastrus18
EMBERIZINE FINCHES ( 1 ) 
Yellow-bellied Seedeater Yellow-bellied Seedeater

NOTES

  • 1 WhiteLbreasted Hawk considered a subspecies of SharpLshinned Hawk by Clements
  • 2 WhiteLcapped Parrot considered a subspecies of SpeckleLfaced Parrot by Clements
  • 3 Genus changed from Strix
  • 4 Genus changed from Lathria
  • 5 Genus changed from Chloropipo
  • 6 Genus changed from Platycichla
  • 7 Name changed from SepiaLbrown Wren
  • 8-11, 13-14 A major reorganization of the New World Warblers has resulted in the assignment of many species to new genera
  • 12 Name changed from SlateLthroated Whitestart
  • 15 Name changed from Southern YellowLGrosbeak
  • 16 Genus changed from Buarremon
  • 17 Genus changed from Lysurus
  • 18 Genus changed from Carduelis

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