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WILD LIFE at golfo dulce lodge

Birdsí List Golfo Dulce Lodge
based on A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica
& A Guide to the Birds of Panama


1. Large Seabirds

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Brown Booby
Red-footed Booby
Magnificient Frigatebird
Sula leucogaster
Sula Sula
Fregata magnificens
 

2. Small Terns and Storm-Petrels

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Gull-Billed Tern
Common Tern
Black Tern
Sterna nilotica
Sterna hirundo
Chlidonias niger
 

3. Large Terns, Gulls and Jaegers

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Caspian Tern
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern
Laughing Gull
Sterna caspia
Sterna maxima
Sterna sandvicensis
Larus atricilla
 

4. Large Waterbirds

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Brown Pelican
Anhinga
Olivaceous Cormorant
Roseate Spoonbill
White Ibis
Pelecanus occidentalis
Anhinga anhinga
Phalacrocorax olivaceus
Ajaia ajaja
Eudocimus albus
 

5. Herons and Limpkin

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Chestnut-bellied Heron
Boat-billed Heron
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Limpkin
Great Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Little Blue Heron
Snowy Egret
Cattle Egret
Great Egret
Fasciated Tiger-Heron
Bare-throated Tiger-Heron
Agamia agami
Cochlearius cochlearius
Nyctanassa violacea
Aramus guarauna
Ardea herodias
Egretta tricolor
Egretta caerulea
Egretta thula
Bubulcus ibis
Casmerodius albus
Tigrisoma fasciatum
Tigrisoma mexicanum
 

6. Marsh and Stream Birds

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Green-backed (straited) Heron
Green-backed (green) Heron
Least Bittern
Black Rail
Gray-breasted Crake
Uniform Crake
White-throated Crake
Grey-necked Wood-Rail
Rufous-necked Wood-Rail
Purple Gallinule
Northern Jacana
Butorides striatus
Butorides S.virescens
Ixobrychus exilis
Laterallus jamaicensis
Laterallus exilis
Amaurolimnas concolor
Laterallus albigularis
Aramides cajanea
Aramides axillaris
Porphyrula martinica
Jacana spinosa
 

7. Swimming and Diving Waterbirds

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
American Coot
Common Gallinulae
Least Grebe
Fulica americana
Gallinula chloropus
Tachybaptus dominicus
 

8. Ducks

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Blue-winged Teal
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Anas discors
Dendrocygna autumnalis
 

9. Shorebirds, Large Species

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Black-bellied Plover
Short-billed Dowitcher
Willet
Marbled Godwit
Black-necked Stilt
Long-billed Curlew
Whimbrel
Pluvialis squatarola
Limnodromus scolopaceus
Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
Limosa fedoa
Himantopus mexicanus
Numenius americanus
Numenius phaeopus
 

10. Shorebirds, Small Plovers, Phalaropes and Rocky Shore Species

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Semipalmated Plover
Ruddy Turnstone
Wandering Tattler
Wilson’s Phalarope
Charadrius semipalmatus
Arenaria interpres
Heteroscelus incanus
Steganopus tricolor

11. Shorebirds, Sandpipers

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Greater Yellowlegs
Short-billed Dowitcher
Stilt Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Sanderling
Western Sandpiper

Tringa melanoleuca
Limnodromus griseus
Calidris himantopus
Actitis macularia
Calidris alba
Calidris mauri

 

12. Chachalacas, Guans, Quails and Tinamous

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Grey-headed Chachalaca
Great Curassow
Crested Guan
Great Tinamou
Marbled Wood-Quail
Crested Bobwhite
Little Tinamou

Ortalis cinereiceps
Crax rubra
Penelope purpurascens
Tinamus major
Odontophorus gujanensis
Colinus cristatus
Crypturellus soui

 

13. Vultures and Large Black Raptors

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Zone-tailed Hawk
Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Black Vulture
King Vulture
Great Black-Hawk
Common Black-Hawk
Black Hawk-Eagle

Buteo albonotatus
Cathartes burrovianus
Cathartes aura
Coragyps atratus
Sarcoramphus papa
Buteogallus urubitinga
Buteogallus anthracinus
Spizaetus tyrannus

 

14. Black Raptors

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Crane Hawk
Hook-billed Kite
Collared Forest-Falcon
Crested Caracara

Geranospiza caerulescens
Chondrohierax uncinatus
Micrastur semitorquatus
Polyborus plancus

 

15. Kites and Falcons

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Black-shouldered Kite
American Swallow-tailed Kite
Peregrine Falcon
Laughing Falcon
Yellow-headed Caracara
Bat Falcon

Elanus caeruleus
Elanoides forficatus
Falco peregrinus
Herpetotheres cachinnans
Milvago chimachima
Falco rufigularis

 

16. Hawks, Kites and Forest-Falcons

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Double-toothed Kite
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Barred Forest-Falcon
Collared Forest-Falcon
Bicolored Hawk
Hook-billed Kite
Short-tailed Hawk
Roadside Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Gray Hawk

Harpagus bidentatus
Accipier striatus
Micrastur ruficollis
Micrastur semitorquatus
Accipiter bicolor
Chondrohierax uncinatus
Buteo brachyurus
Buteo magnirostris
Buteo platypterus
Buteo nitidus

 

17. Large Raptors

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Black-chested Hawk
White Hawk
Gray-headed Kite
Savanna Hawk
Ornate Hawk-Eagle
Black-collared Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Crested Eagle
Black Hawk-Eagle
Osprey

Leucopternis princeps
Leucopternis albicollis
Leptodon cayanensis
Buteogallus meridionalis
Spizaetus ornatus
Busarellus nigricollis
Buteo jamaicensis
Morphnus guianensis
Spizaetus tyrannus
Pandion haliaetus

 

18. Pigeons and Doves

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Red-billed Pigeon
Pale-vented Pigeon
Short-billed Pigeon
Blue Ground-Dove
Ruddy Ground-Dove
Common Ground-Dove
Plain-breasted Ground-Dove
White-tipped Dove
Gray-fronted Dove
Gray-chested Dove
Ruddy Quail-Dove

Columba flavirostris
Columba cayennensis
Columba nigrirostris
Claravis pretiosa
Columbina talpacoti
Columbina passerina
Columbina minuta
Leptotila verreauxi
Leptotila rufaxilla
Leptotila cassinii
Geotrygon montana

 

19. Parrots

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Scarlet Macaw (reintroduced)
Mealy Parrot
Red-lored Parrot
White-fronted Parrot
White-crowned Parrot
Blue-headed Parrot
Brown-hooded Parrot
Crimson-fronted Parakeet
Orange-chinned Parakeet
Red-fronted Parrotlet

Ara macao
Amazona farinosa
Amazona autumnalis
Amazona albifrons
Pionus senilis
Pionus menstruus
Pionopsitta haematotis
Aratinga finschi
Brotogeris jugularis
Touit costaricensis

 

20. Owls and Potoos

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Great Horned Owl
Striped Owl
Crested Owl
Common Potoo
Mottled Owl
Spectacled Owl
Bare-shanked Screech-Owl
Pacific Screech-Owl
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl

Bubo virginianus
Asio clamator
Lophostrix cristata
Nyctibius griseus
Ciccaba virgata
Pulsatrix perspicillata
Otus clarkii
Otus cooperi
Glaucidium brasilianum

 

21. Cuckoos and Nightjars

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Mangrove Cuckoo
Striped Cuckoo
Squirrel Cuckoo
Smooth-billed Ani
Lesser Nighthawk
Short-tailed Nighthawk
Common Pauraque

Coccyzus minor
Tapera naevia
Piaya cayana
Crotophaga ani
Chordeiles acutipennis
Lurocalis semitorquatus
Nyctidromus albicollis

 

22. Swifts and Swallows

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

White-collared Swift
Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift
Band-rumped Swift
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Gray-breasted Martin
Bank Swallow
North. Rough-winged Swallow
South.Rough-winged Swallow
Mangrove Swallow

Streptoprocne zonaris
Panyptila cayennensis
Chaetura spinicauda
Hirundo rustica
Hirundo pyrrhonota
Progne chalybea
Riparia riparia
Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Stelgidopteryx ruficollis
Tachycineta albilinea

 

23. Hummingbirds, Hermits and Large Species

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Little Hermit
Long-tailed Hermit
Bronzy Hermit
Band-tailed Barbthroat
Scaly-breasted Hummingbird
White-tipped Sicklebill
Purple-crowned Fairy
White-necked Jacobin
Plain-capped Starthroat

Phaethornis longuemareus
Phaethornis superciliosus
Glaucis aenea
Threnetes ruckeri
Phacochroa cuvierii
Eutoxeres aquila
Heliothryx barroti
Florisuga mellivora
Heliomaster constantii

 

24. Hummingbirds, Medium-sized Species and Dark Males

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Mangrove Hummingbird
Crowned Woodnymph
Blue-throated Goldentail
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
Beryl-crowned Hummingbird

Amazilia boucardi
Thalurania colombica
Hylocharis eliciae
Amazilia tzacatl
Amazilia decora

 

25. Hummingbirds, Small Species, Females

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

White-crested Coquette
Violet-headed Hummingbird
Crowned Woodnymph

Lophornis adorabilis
Klais guimeti
Thalurania colombica
 

26. Trogons and Jacamars

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Slaty-tailed Trogon
Lattice-tailed Trogon
Baird’s Trogon
Violaceous Trogon
Black-throated Trogon
Black-headed Trogon
Rufous-tailed Jacamar

Trogon massena
Trogon clathratus
Trogon bairdii
Trogon violaceus
Trogon rufus
Trogon melanocephalus
Galbula ruficauda


27. Motmots, Kingfishers, Toucans and Large Woodpeckers

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Ringed Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher
Amazon Kingfisher
Green Kingfisher
American Pygmy Kingfisher
Rufous Motmot
Blue-crowned Motmot
Lineated Woodpecker
Pale-billed Woodpecker
Fiery-billed Aracari
Chestnut-mandibled Toucan

Ceryle torquata
Ceryle alcyon
Chloroceryle amazona
Chloroceryle americana
Chloroceryle aenea
Baryphthengus martii
Momotus momota
Dryocopus lineatus
Campephilus guatemalensis
Pteroglossus frantzii
Ramphastos swainsonii
 

28. Barbets, Puffbirds and Woodpeckers

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
White-necked Puffbird
White-whiskered Puffbird
Rufous-winged Woodpecker
Crimson-bellied Woodpecker
Smoky-brown Woodpecker
Red-crowned Woodpecker
Golden-naped Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Bucco macrorhynchos
Malacoptila panamensis
Piculus simplex
Campephilus haematogaster splendens
Veniliornis fumigatus
Melanerpes rubricapillus
Melanerpes chrysauchen
Sphyrapicus varius
 

29. Woodcreepers, Furnariids and Piculet

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Olivaceous Piculet
Plain Xenops
Wedge-billed Woodcreeper
Streaked-headed Woodcr.
Long-tailed Woodcreeper
Tawny-winged Woodcreeper
Black-striped Woodcreeper
Buff-throated Woodcreeper
Barred Woodcreeper
Spotted Woodcreeper

Picumnus olivaceus
Xenops minutus
Glyphorhynchus spirurus
Lepidocolaptes souleyetii
Deconychura longicauda
Dendrocincla anabatina
Xiphorhynchus lachrymosus
Xiphorhynchus guttatus
Dendrocolaptes certhia
Xiphorhynchus erythropygius

 

30. Furnariids and Terrestrial Antbirds

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Striped Foliage-gleaner
Black-faced Antthrush
Hyloctistes subulatus
Formicarius analis
 

31. Antbirds

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Great Antshrike
Russet Antshrike
Black-hooded Antshrike
Ocellated Antbird
Dusky Antbird
Bicolored Antbird
Immaculate Antbird
Chestnut-backed Antbird
Bare-crowned Antbird
Jet Antbird

Taraba major
Thamnistes anabatinus
Thamnophilus bridgesi
Phaenostictus mcleannani
Cercomacra tyrannina
Gymnopithys leucaspis
Myrmeciza immaculata
Myrmeciza exsul
Gymnocichla nudiceps
Cercomacra nigricans

 

32. Antwrens, Spinetails and Other Small Understory Birds

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Dotted-winged Antwren
Slaty Antwren
Pale-breasted Spinetail
Tawny-crowned Greenlet
Plain Antvireo
Long-billed Gnatwren

Microrhopias quixensis
Myrmotherula schisticolor
Synallaxis albescens
Hylophilus ochraceiceps
Dysithamnus mentalis
Ramphocaenus melanurus

 

33. Manakins and Becards

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Orange-collared Manakin
Red-capped Manakin
Blue-crowned Manakin
White-ruffed Manakin
Cinnamon Becard
Rose-throated Becard
White-winged Becard

Manacus aurantiacus
Pipra mentalis
Pipra coronata
Corapipo leucorrhoa
Pachyramphus cinnamomeus
Pachyramphus aglaiae
Pachyramphus polychopterus

 

34. Tityras, Cotingas, Sharpbill and Mourners

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Masked Tityra
Black-crowned Tityra
Yellow-biled Cotinga
Turquoise Cotinga
Rufous Mourner
Rufous Piha
Three-wattled Bellbird

Tityra semifasciata
Tityra inquisitor
Carpodectes antoniae
Cotinga ridgwayi
Rhytipterna holerythra
Lipaugus unirufus
Procnias tricarunculata

 

35. Flycatchers, Medium and Large Species

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Tropical Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
Fork-tailed Flycatcher
Bright-rumped Attila
Piratic Flycatcher
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher
Streaked Flycatcher
Boat-billed Flycatcher
Great Kiskadee
Social Flycatcher
Gray-capped Flycatcher
White-ringed Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher
Panama Flycatcher
Dusky-capped Flycatcher
Nutting’s Flycatcher

Tyrannus melancholicus
Tyrannus tyrannus
Tyrannus savana
Attila spadiceus
Legatus leucophaius
Myiodynastes luteiventris
Myiodynastes maculatus
Megarhynchus pitangua
Pitangus sulphuratus
Myiozetetes similis
Myiozetetes granadensis
Coryphotriccus albovittatus
Myiarchus crinitus
Myiarchus panamensis
Myiarchus tuberculifer
Myiarchus nuttingi

 

36. Flycatchers, Small Species, Salliers

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Torrent Tyrannulet
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Tropical Pewee
Willow Flycatcher
Sulphur-rumped Flycatcher
Black-tailed Flycatcher
Ochre-bellied Flycatcher

Serpophaga cinerea
Contopus borealis
Contopus cinereus
Empidonax traillii
Myiobius sulphureipygius
Myiobius atricaudus
Mionectes oleagineus

 

37. Flycatchers, Elaenias, Tyranmulets, Flatbills and Others

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Golden-crowned Spadebill
Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant
Black-capped Pygmy-Tyrant
Northern Bentbill
Common Tody-Flycatcher
Mistletoe Tyrannulet
Yellow Tyrannulet
Yellow-olive Flycatcher
South. Beardless-Tyrannulet
Scrub Flycatcher
Eye-ringed Flatbill
Lesser Elaenia
Yellow-bellied Elaenia

Platyrinchus coronatus
Lophotriccus pileatus
Myiornis atricapillus
Oncostoma cinereigulare
Todirostrum cinereum
Zimmerius vilissimus
Capsiempis flaveola
Tolmomyias sulphurescens
Camptostoma obsoletum
Sublegatus modestus
Rhynchocyclus brevirostris
Elaenia chiriquensis
Elaenia flavogaster

 

38. Wrens and Nightingale-Thrushes

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Riverside Wren
Black-bellied Wren
Plain Wren
House Wren

Thryothorus semibadius
Thryothorus fasciatoventris
Thryothorus modestus
Troglodytes aedon

 

39. Thrushes, Jays, Silky-flycatchers, Catbird and Dipper

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Swainson‘s Thrush
Clay-colored Robin
White-throated Robin
Catharus ustulatus
Turdus grayi
Turdus assimilis
 

40. Vireos, Warblers and Bananaquit

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Green Shrike-Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Yellow-green Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Lesser Greenlet
Scrub Greenlet
Philadelphia Vireo
Worm-eating Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Buff-rumped Warbler
Bananaquit

Vireolanius pulchellus
Vireo olivaceus
Vireo flavoviridis
Vireo flavifrons
Hylophilus decurtatus
Hylophilus flavipes
Vireo philadelphicus
Helmitheros vermivorus
Vermivora peregrina
Phaeothlypis fulvicauda
Coereba flaveola

 

41. Gnatcatchers and Warblers

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Tropical Gnatcatcher
Golden-winged Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler

Polioptila plumbea
Vermivora chrysoptera
Mniotilta varia

 

42. Warblers with Yellow Underparts and No Wing-Bars

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Prothonotary Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Mangrove Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Gray-crowned Yellowthroat
Mourning Warbler
Kentucky Warbler
Protonotaria citrea
Dendroica petechia
Dendroica petechia erithachorides
Geothlypis trichas
Geothlypis poliocephala
Oporornis philadelphia
Oporornis formosus
 

43. Warblers, Chiefly with Wing-Bars and Streaks

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Palm Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Ovenbird
Northern Waterthrush

Dendroica palmarum
Dendroica pensylvanica
Seiurus aurocapillus
Seiurus noveboracensis

 

44. Icterids

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Yellow-tailed Oriole
Northern (Baltimore) Oriole
Chestnut-headed Oropendola
Giant Cowbird
Scarlet-rumped Cacique
Yellow-billed Cacique
Bronzed Cowbird
Great-tailed Grackle

Icterus mesomelas
Icterus g. galbula
Psarocolius wagleri
Scaphidura oryzivora
Cacicus uropygialis
Amblycercus holosericeus
Molothrus aeneus
Quiscalus mexicanus

 

45. Euphonias and Olive-Green Tanagers

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Yellow-crowned Euphonia
Spotted-crowned Euphonia
Olive-backed Euphonia
White-vented Euphonia
Thick-billed Euphonia
Gray-headed Tanager
Palm Tanager

Euphonia luteicapilla
Euphonia imitans
Euphonia gouldi
Euphonia minuta
Euphonia laniirostris
Eucometis penicillata
Thraupis palmarum

 

46. Honeycreepers and Tanagers

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Shining Honeycreeper
Red-legged Honeycreeper
Blue Dacnis
Scarlet-thighed Dacnis
Silver-throated Tanager
Green Honeycreeper
Bay-headed Tanager
Golden-hooded Tanager
Blue-gray Tanager
White-lined Tanager
White-shouldered Tanager

Cyanerpes lucidus
Cyanerpes cyaneus
Dacnis cayana
Dacnis venusta
Tangara iterocephala
Chlorophanes spiza
Tangara gyrola
Tangara larvata
Thraupis episcopus
Tachyphonus rufus
Tachyphonus luctuosus

 

47. Larger Red or Yellow Tanagers

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

White-throated Shrike-Tanager
Scarlet-rumped Tanager
Summer Tanager
Hepatic Tanager
White-winged Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Black-cheeked Ant-Tanager

Lanio leucothorax
Ramphocelus passerinii
Piranga rubra
Piranga flava
Piranga leucoptera
Piranga olivacea
Habia atrimaxillaris

 

48. Grosbeaks, Buntings and Larger Finches

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Buff-throated Saltator
Streaked Saltator
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Blue-black Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Yellow-throated Brush-Finch
Orange-billed Sparrow

Saltator maximus
Saltator albicollis
Pheucticus ludovicianus
Cyanocompsa cyanoides
Passerina cyanea
Atlapetes gutturalis
Arremon aurantiirostris

 

49. Seedeaters, Flowerpiercer and Finches

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

White-collared Seedeater
Variable Seedeater
Yellow-bellied Seedeater
Blue-black Grassquit
Thick-billed Seed-Finch

Sporophila torqueola
Sporophila aurita
Sporophila nigricollis
Volatinia jacarina
Oryzoborus funereus

 

50. Siskins, Sparrows, Meadowlark and Others

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Black-striped Sparrow
House Sparrow

Arremonops conirostris
Passer domesticus

 

51. & 52. Accidental, Hypothetical and Recently Added Species

ENGLISH NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME

Ocellated Poorwill
Painted-billed Crake
Melodious Blackbird

Nyctiphrynus ocellatus
Neocrex erythrops
Dives dives

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