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COSTA RICA

Species list 2005

Great Tinamou

Little Tinamou – heard only

Thicket Tinamou – heard only

Slaty-breasted Tinamou – heard only

Pied-billed Grebe

Least Grebe

Brown Pelican

Neotropic Cormorant

Anhinga

Magnificent Frigatebird

Bare-throated Tiger-Heron

Fasciated Tiger-Heron

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Boat-billed Heron

Cattle Egret

Green Heron

Little Blue Heron

Tricolored Heron

Snowy Egret

Great Egret

Great Blue Heron

Wood Stork

Jabiru

Green Ibis

White Ibis

Glossy Ibis

Roseate Spoonbill

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Blue-winged Teal

Northern Shoveler

Turkey Vulture

American Black Vulture

King Vulture

Osprey

Gray-headed Kite

American Swallow-tailed Kite

White-tailed Kite

Double-toothed Kite

Plumbeous Kite

Crane Hawk

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Tiny Hawk

Barred Hawk

White Hawk

Mangrove Black-Hawk

Gray Hawk

Roadside Hawk

Broad-winged Hawk

Short-tailed Hawk

Zone-tailed Hawk

Ornate Hawk-Eagle

Northern Caracara

Yellow-headed Caracara

Laughing Falcon

Barred Forest-Falcon – heard only

American Kestrel

Bat Falcon

Peregrine Falcon

Gray-headed Chachalaca

Crested Guan

Black Guan

Great Curassow

Spotted Wood-Quail – heard only

Black-breasted Wood-Quail

Limpkin

Gray-necked Wood-Rail

White-throated Crake

Common Moorhen

American Purple Gallinule

American Coot

Northern Jacana

Black-necked Stilt

Double-striped Thick-knee

Semipalmated Plover

Wilson’s Plover

Killdeer

Collared Plover

Whimbrel

Greater Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs

Solitary Sandpiper

Willet

Spotted Sandpiper

Ruddy Turnstone

Short-billed Dowitcher

Sanderling

Western Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

Laughing Gull

Royal Tern

Sandwich Tern

Black Skimmer

Feral Pigeon

Band-tailed Pigeon

Pale-vented Pigeon

Red-billed Pigeon

Ruddy Pigeon

Short-billed Pigeon

White-winged Dove

Common Ground-Dove

Ruddy Ground-Dove

Inca Dove

Blue Ground-Dove

White-tipped Dove

Gray-chested Dove

Chiriqui Quail-Dove

Scarlet Macaw

Crimson-fronted Parakeet

Olive-throated Parakeet

Orange-fronted Parakeet

Sulphur-winged Parakeet

Orange-chinned Parakeet

Brown-hooded Parrot

White-crowned Parrot

White-fronted Parrot

Red-lored Parrot

Yellow-naped Parrot

Mealy Parrot

Mangrove Cuckoo

Squirrel Cuckoo

Groove-billed Ani

Striped Cuckoo – heard only

Lesser Ground-Cuckoo

Pacific Screech-Owl

Spectacled Owl

Costa Rican Pygmy-Owl

Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl

Mottled Owl

Black-and-white Owl

Striped Owl

Gray Potoo

Lesser Nighthawk

Common Pauraque

Dusky Nightjar

Chestnut-collared Swift

White-collared Swift

Vaux’s Swift

Costa Rican Swift

Gray-rumped Swift

Bronzy Hermit

Band-tailed Barbthroat

Western Long-tailed Hermit

Green Hermit

Stripe-throated Hermit

Green-fronted Lancebill

Scaly-breasted Hummingbird

Violet Sabrewing

White-necked Jacobin

Brown Violet-ear

Green Violet-ear

Green-breasted Mango

Violet-headed Hummingbird

Green Thorntail

Canivet’s Emerald

Garden Emerald

Violet-crowned Woodnymph

Fiery-throated Hummingbird

Blue-chested Hummingbird

Steely-vented Hummingbird

Cinnamon Hummingbird

Rufous-tailed Hummingbird

Striped-tailed Hummingbird

Coppery-headed Emerald

Snowcap

Purple-throated Mountain-Gem

Gray-tailed Mountain-Gem

Green-crowned Brilliant

Magnificent Hummingbird

Purple-crowned Fairy

Plain-capped Starthroat

Long-billed Starthroat

Magenta-throated Woodstar

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Scintillant Hummingbird

Volcano Hummingbird

Resplendent Quetzal

Slaty-tailed Trogon

Lattice-tailed Trogon

Baird’s Trogon

Black-headed Trogon

Collared Trogon

Orange-bellied Trogon

Black-throated Trogon

Violaceous Trogon

Ringed Kingfisher

Amazon Kingfisher

Green Kingfisher

Broad-billed Motmot

Turquoise-browed Motmot

Rufous Motmot

Blue-crowned Motmot

Rufous-tailed Jacamar

Pied Puffbird – heard only

White-whiskered Puffbird

Lanceolated Monklet

Red-headed Barbet

Prong-billed Barbet

Blue-throated Toucanet

Collared Aracari

Keel-billed Toucan

Chestnut-mandibled Toucan

Acorn Woodpecker

Black-cheeked Woodpecker

Hoffmann’s Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Smoky-brown Woodpecker

Golden-olive Woodpecker

Rufous-winged Woodpecker

Chestnut-colored Woodpecker

Cinnamon Woodpecker

Lineated Woodpecker

Pale-billed Woodpecker

Plain-brown Woodcreeper

Olivaceous Woodcreeper

Wedge-billed Woodcreeper

Northern Barred Woodcreeper

Strong-billed Woodcreeper

Cocoa Woodcreeper

Spotted Woodcreeper

Streak-headed Woodcreeper

Spot-crowned Woodcreeper

Brown-billed Scythebill

Slaty Spinetail

Red-faced Spinetail

Spotted Barbtail

Ruddy Treerunner

Buffy Tuftedcheek – heard only

Lineated Foliage-Gleaner

Streak-breasted Treehunter

Buff-throated Foliage-Gleaner

Gray-throated Leaf-tosser

Plain Xenops

Fasciated Antshrike

Great Antshrike

Barred Antshrike

Black-hooded Antshrike

Russet Antshrike

Plain Antvireo

Checker-throated Antwren

Slaty Antwren

Dot-winged Antwren

Dusky Antbird

Chestnut-backed Antbird

Dull-mantled Antbird

Immaculate Antbird

Bicolored Antbird

Spotted Antbird

Ocellated Antbird

Black-faced Antthrush – heard only

Streak-chested Antpitta

Thicket Antpitta – heard only

Silvery-fronted Tapaculo – heard only

Cinnamon Becard

White-winged Becard

Rose-throated Becard

Masked Tityra

Black-crowned Tityra

Rufous Piha

Three-wattled Bellbird – heard only

Sharpbill – heard only

Red-capped Manakin

Blue-crowned Manakin

White-crowned Manakin

Long-tailed Manakin

White-ruffed Manakin

Orange-collared Manakin

White-collared Manakin

Black Phoebe

Long-tailed Tyrant

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Tropical Kingbird

Western Kingbird

Piratic Flycatcher

White-ringed Flycatcher

Boat-billed Flycatcher

Bright-rumped Attila

Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher

Streaked Flycatcher

Golden-bellied Flycatcher

Gray-capped Flycatcher

Social Flycatcher

Great Kiskadee

Rufous Mourner

Panama Flycatcher

Brown-crested Flycatcher

Great Crested Flycatcher

Dusky-capped Flycatcher

Ochraceous Pewee

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Tropical Pewee

Dark Pewee

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

White-throated Flycatcher

Yellowish Flycatcher

Black-capped Flycatcher

Tufted Flycatcher

Ruddy-tailed Flycatcher

Tawny-chested Flycatcher

Sulphur-rumped Flycatcher

Norther Royal Flycatcher

White-throated Spadebill – heard only

Golden-crowned Spadebill – heard only

Yellow-olive Flycatcher

Yellow-margined Flycatcher

Black-headed Tody-Flycatcher

Common Tody-Flycatcher

Slate-headed Tody-Tyrant

Northern Bentbill

Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant

Black-capped Pygmy-Tyrant – heard only

Yellow Tyrannulet

Torrent Tyrannulet

Yellow-bellied Elaenia

Mountain Elaenia

Greenish Elaenia

Northern Scrub-Flycatcher

Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet – heard only

Paltry Tyrannulet

Yellow-bellied Tyrannulet – heard only

Slaty-capped Flycatcher – heard only

Olive-striped Flycatcher

Ochre-bellied Flycatcher

Gray-breasted Martin

Cliff Swallow

Barn Swallow

Southern Rough-winged Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Blue-and-white Swallow

Bank Swallow

Mangrove Swallow

White-throated Magpie-Jay

Brown Jay

Azure-hooded Jay

Silvery-throated Jay

American Dipper

Band-backed Wren

Rufous-naped Wren

Plain Wren

Rufous-and-white Wren

Stripe-breasted Wren

Bay Wren

Riverside Wren

Banded Wren

Black-throated Wren

Black-bellied Wren

Rufous-breasted Wren

House Wren

Ochraceous Wren

Timberline Wren

White-breasted Wood-Wren

Gray-breasted Wood-Wren

Nightingale Wren

Whistling Wren

Song Wren

Gray Catbird

White-throated Thrush

Clay-colored Thrush

Pale-vented Thrush

Mountain Thrush

Sooty Thrush

Black-faced Solitaire

Wood Thrush

Swainson’s Thrush

Black-headed Nightingale-Thrush

Slaty-backed Nightingale-Thrush

Ruddy-capped Nightingale-Thrush

Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush – heard only

Black-billed Nightingale-Thrush

White-lored Gnatcatcher

Tropical Gnatcatcher

Long-billed Gnatwren

Tawny-faced Gnatwren

Long-tailed Silky-Flycatcher

Rufous-browed Peppershrike

Green Shrike-Vireo

Mangrove Vireo

Yellow-winged Vireo

Yellow-throated Vireo

Yellow-green Vireo

Philadelphia Vireo

Brown-capped Vireo

Scrub Greenlet

Tawny-crowned Greenlet

Lesser Greenlet

Bananaquit

Black-and-white Warbler

Prothonotary Warbler

Worm-eating Warbler

Blue-winged Warbler

Golden-winged Warbler

Tennessee Warbler

Flame-throated Warbler

Tropical Parula

Yellow Warbler

Mangrove Warbler

Townsend’s Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Northern Waterthrush

Louisiana Waterthrush

Kentucky Warbler

Mourning Warbler

Olive-crowned Yellowthroat

Gray-crowned Yellowthroat

Common Yellowthroat

Wilson’s Warbler

Slate-throated Whitestart

Collared Whitestart

Three-striped Warbler

Golden-crowned Warbler

Black-cheeked Warbler

Rufous-capped Warbler

Buff-rumped Warbler

Chestnut-headed Oropendola

Montezuma Oropendola

Scarlet-rumped Cacique

Yellow-billed Cacique

Giant Cowbird

Bronzed Cowbird

Melodious Blackbird

Great-tailed Grackle

Orchard Oriole

Black-cowled Oriole

Yellow-tailed Oriole

Spot-breasted Oriole

Streak-backed Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

Red-winged Blackbird

Eastern Meadowlark

Golden-browed Chlorophonia

Tawny-capped Euphonia

Scrub Euphonia

Yellow-crowned Euphonia

Yellow-throated Euphonia

Olive-backed Euphonia

Emerald Tanager

Silver-throated Tanager

Golden-hooded Tanager

Plain-colored Tanager

Bay-headed Tanager

Spangled-cheeked Tanager

Green Honeycreeper

Red-legged Honeycreeper

Shining Honeycreeper

Blue Dacnis

Scarlet-thighed Dacnis

Blue-and-gold Tanager

Blue-gray Tanager

Palm Tanager

Passerini’s Tanager

Cherrie’s Tanager

Crimson-collared Tanager

Hepatic Tanager

Summer Tanager

Western Tanager

Flame-colored Tanager

Olive Tanager

Red-throated Ant-Tanager

White-throated Shrike-Tanager

White-lined Tanager

White-shouldered Tanager

Tawny-crested Tanager

Gray-headed Tanager

Dusky-faced Tanager

Black-and-yellow Tanager

Common Bush-Tanager

Sooty-capped Bush-Tanager

Black-headed Saltator

Buff-throated Saltator

Grayish Saltator

Black-faced Grosbeak

Slate-colored Grosbeak

Black-thighed Grosbeak

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Blue Grosbeak

Blue-black Grosbeak

Indigo Bunting

Painted Bunting

Yellow-faced Grassquit

White-collared Seedeater

Variable Seedeater

Nicaraguan Seed-Finch

Lesser Seed-Finch

Blue-black Grassquit

Slaty Flowerpiercer

Large-footed Finch

Yellow-thighed Finch

Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch

Sooty-faced Finch

Orange-billed Sparrow

Olive Sparrow

Black-striped Sparrow

White-eared Ground-Sparrow

Stripe-headed Sparrow

Volcano Junco

Rufous-collared Sparrow

House Sparrow

 

Birds seen by leader only or by 1 client

Muscovy Duck

Collared Forest-Falcon

Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift

Striped Woodhaunter

Scaly-breasted Wren

American Redstart

White-naped Brush-Finch

479 species seen
20 species heard only
7 species by leader only or by 1 client

Collared Aracari

Collared Aracari