shorebirds in costa rica

Valentine's Bird Count 2014 Results


Valentine’s Day Count Data – Feb. 15th 2014
ENGLISH SPANISH SCIENTIFIC NAME # of Indiv.
Little Tinamou Tinamú chico, Gongolona Crypturellus soui 4
Thicket Tinamou  Tinamú canelo Crypturellus cinnamomeus
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Pijije común, Piche Dendrocygna autumnalis 61
Muscovy Duck Pato real Cairina moschata 10
Blue-winged Teal Cerceta aliazul Anas discors 13
Least Grebe Zambullidor enano Tachybaptus dominicus 7
Great Curassow Pavón Crax rubra
Plain Chachalaca Chachalaca Ortalis vetula
Crested Guan Pava crestada Penelope purpurascens 2
Crested Bobwhite Codorniz Colinus cristatus
Brown Booby Piquero moreno Sula leucogaster
Brown Pelican Pelicano pardo Pelecanus occidentalis 10
Neotropic Cormorant Cormorán, Pato chancho Phalacrocorax brasilianus 1
Anhinga Pato aguja, Aninga Anhinga anhinga 4
Magnificent Frigatebird Fragata, Rabihorcado magno Fregata magnificens 1
Wood Stork Cigueña Mycteria americana 2
Bare-Throated Tiger Heron Garza tigre cuellinuda Tigrisoma mexicanum 5
Little Blue Heron Garceta azul Egretta caerulea 2
Great Egret Garzón Casmerodius albus 1
Great Blue Heron Garzón azulado Ardea herodias
Cattle Egret Garcilla bueyera Bubulcus ibis 2
Snowy Egret Garceta nivosa Egretta thula 2
Reddish Egret Garceta rojiza Egretta rufescens
Green-backed (Green) Heron Garcilla verde Butorides striatus virescens 2
Tricolored Heron Garceta tricolor Egretta tricolor 3
Black-crowned Night-Heron Martinete coroninegro Nycticorax nycticorax
Boat-billed Heron Pico cuchara, Chocuaco Cochlearius cochlearius 1
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Martinete cabecipinto Nyctanassa violacea 3
Roseate Spoonbill Espátula rosada Ajaia ajaja
White Ibis Ibis blanco Eudocinus albus 1
Black Vulture Zopilote negro Coragyps atratus 20
Turkey Vulture Zopilote cabecirojo Cathartes aura 35
King Vulture Zopilote rey Sarcoramphus papa 1
Osprey Aguila pescadora Pandion haliaetus 2
White-tailed kite Gavilan coliblanco Elanus leucurus
Double-thoothed Kite Gavilán gorgirrayado harpagus bidentatus
Plumbeous Kite Ictinia plumbea 2
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanio tijereta Elanoides forficatus
White Hawk Gavilán blanco Leucopternis albicollis 2
Gray Hawk Gavilán gris Buteo nitidus 3
Roadside Hawk Gavilán chapulinero Buteo magnirostris 1
Broad-winged Hawk Gavilán aludo Buteo platypterus 1
Short-tailed Hawk Gavilán colicorto Buteo brachyurus 1
Zone-tailed Hawk Gavilán colifajeado Buteo albonotatus 2
Crane Hawk Geranospiza caerulescens 1
Great black-hawk Gavilan pollero Buteogallus urubitinga
Mangrove/Common Black-Hawk Gavilán cangrejero Buteogallus subtilis 2
American Kestrel Cernícalo americano Falco sparverius
Merlin Esmerejón Falco columbarius
Bat Falcon Halcón cuelliblanco Falco rufigularis
Crested Caracara Cargahuesos, Caracara Caracara cheriway 20
Yellow-headed Caracara Caracara cabecigualdo Milvago chimachima 8
Laughing Falcon Guaco Herpetotheres cachinnans 1
Collared Forest Falcon Halcón de monte collarejo Micrastur semitorquatus 1
Gray-necked Wood-Rail Rascón cuelligrís Aramides cajaena 1
Purple Gallinule Gallereta morada Porphryrio martinica 7
Northern Jacana Jacana Jacana spinosa 8
Double-Sttriped Thick-Knee Alcaraván Burhinus bistriatus 3
Snowy Plover Chorlitejo patinegro Caradrius alexandrinus
Semipalmated Plover Chorlitejo semipalmeado Charadrius semipalmatus 1
Kildeer Dos collares, Chorlitejo tildío Charadrius vociferus
Wilson Plover Chorlitejo picudo Charadrius wilsonia
Black-bellied Plover Chorlito gris Pluvialis squatarola
American Oystercatcher Ostrero americano Haematopus palliatus
Black-necked Stilt Cigueñuela cuellinegro Himantopus mexicanus
Whimbrel Zarapito trinador Numenius phaeopus 6
Willet Piguilo Tringa semipalmata 6
Solitary Sandpiper Andarríos solitario Tringa solitaria 2
Lesser Yellowlegs Patiamarillo menor Tringa flavipes
Spotted Sandpiper Andarríos, Culiolito Actitis macularius 6
Upland Sandpiper Pradero, Ganza Bartramia longicauda
Surfbird Chorlito de rompientes Aphriza virgata
Ruddy Turnstone Vuelvepiedras rojizo Arenaria interpres 2
Sandeling Playero arenero Calidris alba 9
Semipalmated Sandpiper Correlemos semipalmado Calidris pusilla
Western Sandpiper Correlimos Calidris mauri
Wilson’s Phalarope Falaropo tricolor/de Wilson Phalaropus tricolor
Least Sandpiper Coremolinos menudo Calidris minutilla
Laughing Gull Gaviota reidora Larus atricilla 3
Caspian Tern Pagaza mayor, Piquirrojo Hydropogne caspia
Royal Tern Pagaza real Thalasseus maximus 7
Elegant Tern Pagaza elegante Thalasseus elegans 1
Sandwich Tern Pagaza puntiamarilla Thalasseus sandvicensis
Common Tern Charrán común Sterna hirundo 1
Least Tern Charrán chico/menudo Sterna antillarum
Black Tern Fumarel, Charrancito negro Chlidonias niger
Black Skimmer Rayador negro Rynchops niger
Red-billed Pigeon Paloma piquiroja Columba flavirostris 13
Short-billed Pigeon Dos tontos son Columba nigrirostris
White-winged Dove Paloma aliblanca Zenaida asiatica 8
Inca Dove Tortolita colilarga Columbina inca 5
Common Ground-Dove Tortolita común Columbina passerina 2
Ruddy ground-Dove Tortolita rojiza Columbina talpacoti 6
Gray-headed Dove Paloma coronigris Leptotila plumbeiceps
White-tipped Dove Paloma coliblanca Leptotila verreauxi 18
Ruddy Quail-dove Paloma-Perdiz rojiza Geotrygon montana
Orange-fronted Parakeet Perico Frentinaranja Aratinga canicularis 4
Orange-chinned Parakeet Periquito barbinaranja Brotogeris jugularis 22
Scarlet Macaw Lapa roja Ara macao 18
White-fronted Parrot Loro frentiblanco Amazona albifrons 20
Mealy Parrot Amazona farinosa 6
Red-lored Parrot Loro frentirojo Amazona autumnalis 2
Yellow-naped Parrot Lora nuca amarilla Amazona auropalliata 1
Mangrove Cuckoo Cuclillo de antifaz, Orejinegro Coccyzus minor
Striped Cuckoo Cuclillo listado Tapera naevia 3
Squirrel Cuckoo Cuco aridlla Piaya cayana 7
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo Cuclillo sabanero, Horera Morococcyx erythropugus
Groove-billed Ani Tijo, Garrapatero Crotophaga sulcirostris 5
Mottled Owl Lechuza café Ciccaba virgata 5
Pacific Screech-Owl Sorococa, Estucurú Megascops cooperi
Black and White Owl Buho Negro y Blanco Strix nigrolineata
Spectacled Owl Oropopo, Buho de anteojos Pulsatrix perspicillata
Crested Owl Buho penachudo Lophostrix cristata
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl Mochuelo común Glaucidium brasilianum
Common Parauque Cuyeo, Tapacaminos común Nyctidromus albicollis 15
Common Nighthawk Añapero zumbón Chordeiles minor
Lesser Nighthawk Añapero menor Chordeiles acutipennis
Northern Potoo Nictibio norteño Nyctibius jamaicensis
White-collared Swift Vencejón collarejo Streptoprocne zonaris
Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift Vencejo tijereta menor Panyptila cayennensis 1
Stripe-throated Hermit Ermitaño enano Phaethornis striigularis 1
Scaly-breasted Hummingbird Colibrí pechiescamado Phaeochroa cuvierii 3
Canivet’s Emerald Esmeralda rabihorcada Chlorostilbon canivetii 1
Steely-vented Humminbird Amazilia culiazul Amazilia saucerrottei 3
Blue-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia coliazul Amazilia cyanura
Blue-Throated Goldentail Colibrí colidorado Hylocharis eliciae 5
Cinnamon Hummingbird Amazilia canela Amazilia rutila 4
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia rabirufa Amazilia tzacatl 8
Green-breasted Mango Manguito pechiverde Anthracothorax prevostii 7
Mangrove Hummingbird Amazilia manglera Amazilia boucardi
Long-billed Starthroat Heliomaster longirostris 1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Colibrí garganta rubí Archilochus colubris 6
Plain-capped Starthroat* Colibrí pochotero Heliomaster constantii
Vaux’s Swift Chaetura vauxi 3
Black-headed Trogon Trogón cabecinegro Trogon melanocephalus 3
Gartered Trogon Trogón Violáceo Trogon violaceus 3
Elegan Trogon Trogón elegante Trogon elegans 4
Blue-crowned Motmot Momoto Momotus momota 2
Turquoise-browed Motmot Guardabarranco Eumomota superciliosa 10
Ringed Kingfisher Martín pescador collarejo Ceryle torquatus 2
Green Kingfisher Martín pescador verde Chloroceryle americana 4
Belted Kingfisher Martín pescador norteño Ceryle alcyon 1
American Pygmy Kingfisher Martín pescador enano Chloroceryle aenea
Amazon Kingfisher Martín pescador amazónico Chloroceryle amazona
White-necked Puffbird Buco collarejo Notharchus macrorhynchos 1
Keel-billed Toucan Tucán pico iris Ramphastos sulfuratus
Collared Aracari Tucancillo collarejo Pteroglossus torquatus
Hoffmann’s Woodpecker Carpintero de Hoffmann Melanerpes hoffmannii 20
Pale-billed Woodpecker Carpintero pico plata Campephilus guatemalensis 1
Lineated Woodpecker carpintero lineado Dryocopus lineatus 3
Plain Xenops Xenops común Xenops minutus 1
Northern Barred-Woodcreeper Trepador barreteado Dendrocolaptes sanctithomae 3
Ruddy Woodcreeper Trepador rojizo Dendrocincla homochroa
Olivaceous Woodcreeper Trepadorcito aceitunado Sittasomus griseicapillus 2
Streak-headed Woodcreeper Trepador cabecirayado Lepidocolaptes souleyetii 8
Ivory-billed Woodcreeper Trepador piquiclaro Xiphorhynchus flavigaster 1
Chestnut-backed Antbird Hormiguero Dorsicastano Myrmeciza exsul
Barred Antshrike Batará barreteado Thamnophilus doliatus 20
Dusky-capped Flycatcher Copetón crestioscuro Myiarchus tuberculifer 6
Stub-tailed Spadebill Piquichato norteño Platyrinchus cancrominus
Paltry Tyrannulet Mosquero cejigris Zimmerius vilissimus
Northern-beardless Tyrannulet Mosquerito chillón Camptostoma imberbe 5
Yellow-bellied Elaenia Elainia copetona Elaenia flavogaster 1
Northern Scrub-Flycatcher Mosquero gorgigris Sublegatus arenarum
Piratic Flycatcher Mosquero pirata Legatus leucophaius 1
Yellow-olive Flycatcher Piquiplano azufrado Tolmomyias sulphurescens 8
Common Tody-Flycatcher Espatulilla común Todirostrum cinereum 3
Slate-headed Toddy-Flycatcher Espatulilla cabecigris Poecilotriccus sylvia 7
Northern Bentbill Piquitorcido norteño Oncostoma cinereigulare
Ochre-bellied Flycatcher Mosquerito aceitunado Mionectes oleagineus 3
Bright-rumped Attila Atila lomiamarilla Atila spadiceus 3
Olive-sided Flycatcher Pibí boreal Contopus cooperi
Rufous Mourner Planidera rojiza Rhytipterna holerythra
Eastern Wood-Pewee Pibí oriental Contopus virens
Alder Flycatcher Mosquerito de charral Empidonax alnorum
Willow Flycatcher Mosquerito de traill Empidonax traillii
Tropical Pewee Pibi tropical Contopus cinerus
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Mosquerito vientriamarillo Empidonax flaviventris 4
Least Flycatcher Mosquerito chebec Empidonax minimus
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tijereta rosada Tyrannus forficatus 28
Great-crested Flycatcher Copetón viajero Myiarchus crinitus 4
Brown-creasted Flycatcher Copetón crestipardo Myiarchus tyrannulus
Nutting’s Flycatcher Copetón de Nutting Myiarchus nuttingi
Panama Flycatcher Copetón colipardo Myiarchus panamensis 1
Boat-billed Flycatcher Mosquerón picudo Megarhynchus pitangua 8
Great Kiskadee Bienteveo grande, Pecho amarillo Pitangus sulphuratus 16
Social Flycatcher Mosquero cejiblanco Myiozetetes similis 8
Streaked Flycatcher Mosquero listado Myiodynastes luteiventris 1
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher Mosquero vientriazufrado Myiodynastes luteiventris
Tropical Kingbird Tirano tropical Tyrannus melancholicus 8
Cinnamon Becard Cabezón canelo pachyramphus cinnamomeus
Eastern Kingbird Tirano norteno Tyrannus tyrannus 1
Gray-headed Piprites Saltarin cabecigris Piprites grieiceps
Rose-throated Beccard  Cabezón gorgirosado Pachyramphus aglaiae 8
White-winged Becard Cabezón alibanco Pachyramphus polychopterus 2
Masked Tityra Pájaro chancho, Calandria,  Tityra semifasciata 4
Black-crowned Tityra Tityra coroninegra Tityra inquisitor
Three-wattled Bellbird Pájaro campana Procnias tricarunculata
Long-tailed Manakin Toledo Chiroxiphia linearis 42
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo pechiamarillo Vireo flavifrons 4
Mangrove Vireo Vireo de manglar Vireo pallens 5
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo amarillento Vireo philadelphicus 5
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo ojirojo Vireo olivaceus
Yellow-green Vireo Vireo cabecigris Vireo flavoviridis 2
Lesser Greenlet Verdillo menudo Hylophilus decurtatus 8
Rufous-browed Peppershrike Vireón cejirrufo Cyclarhis gujanensis
White-throated Magpie-Jay Urraca Calocitta formosa 11
Brown Jay Piapia, Urraca parda Cyanocorax morio
Mangrove Swallow Golondrina rabiblanca Tachycineta albilinea 4
Purple Martin Martín purpúrea Progne subis
Gray-breasted Martin Martín pechigrís Progne chalybea 20
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Golondrina alirasposa norteña Stelgidopteryx serripennis 1
Cliff Swallow Golodrina risquera Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Barn Swallow Golondrina tijereta/común Hirundo rustica 35
Long-billed Gnatwren  Soterillo picudo Ramphocaenus melanurus 1
Tropical Gnatcather Perlita tropical Polioptila plumbea
White-lored Gnatcatcher Perlita cabecinegra Polioptila albiloris 7
Rufous-naped Wren Chicopiojo, Saltapiñuela Campylorhynchus rufinucha 25
Rufous-and-white Wren Soterrey rufo y blanco Thryothorus rufalbus 4
Plain Wren Soterrey chinchiriguí Thryothorus modestus 10
Banded Wren Soterrey/Charralero fajeado Thryothorus pheurostictus 5
House Wren Soterrey cucarachero Troglodytes aedon
Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush Zorzal piquinaranja Catharus aurantiirostris 1
Swainson’s Thrush Zorzal de Swainson Catharus ustulatus 1
Wood Thrush Zorzal grande Hylocichla mustelina
Clay-colored Robin Yiguirro Turdus grayi 5
Tennessee Warbler Reinita verduzca Oreothlypis peregrina 40
Golden-winged Warbler Reinita alidorada Vermivora chrysoptera
Mourning warbler Reinita enlutada Geothlypis philadelphia 1
Yellow Warbler Reinita amarilla Dendroica petechia 10
Chestnut-sided Warbler Reinita costillas castañas Dendroica penylvanica 6
Blackburnian Warbler Reinita gorginaranja Dendroica fusca
Black-and-White Warbler Reinita trepadora Mniotilta varia 5
American Redstart Candelita norteña Setophaga ruticilla 2
Prothonotary warbler Reinita cabecidorada Protonotaria citrea 1
Ovenbird Reinita hornera Seiurus aurocapilla
Worm-eating Warbler Reinita gusanera Helmitheros vermivorum 1
Lousiana Waterthrush Reinita acuática de Louisiana Parkesia motacilla
Northern Waterthrush Reinita acuática norteña Parkesia  noveboracensis 5
Canada Warbler Reinita pechirrayada Wilsonia canadensis
Kentucky Warbler Reinita cachetinegra Oporornis formosus
Gray-crowned Yellowthroat Antifacito coronigrís Geothlypis poliocephala
Rufous-capped Warbler Reinita cabecicastaña Basileuterus rufifrons 6
Red-crowned Ant-Tanager Tangara hormiguera coroniroja Habia rubica 5
Olive Tanager Tangara aceitunada Chlorothraupis carmioli
Gray-headed Tanager Tangara cabecigris Eucometis penicillata 1
Western Tanager Tangara cabeciroja Piranga ludoviciana 30
Summer Tanager Tangara veranera Piranga rubra 12
Blue-gray Tanager Viudita, Tangara azuleja Traupis episcopus 6
Palm Tanager Tangara palmera Thraupis palmarum
Red-legged Honeycreeper Mielero Patirojo Cyanerpes cyaneus 36
Variable Seedeater Espiguero Sporophila americana 2
White-collared Seedeater Espiguero collarejo Spororphila torqueola 150
Blue-black Grassquit Semillerito, Setillero Volatinia jacarina 5
Yellow-faced Grassquit Semillerito cariamarillo Tiaris olivacea
Olive Sparrow Pinzón aceitunado Arremonops rufivirgatus 3
Stripe-headed Sparrow Sabanero cabecilistado Peucaea ruficauda 1
House Sparrow Gorrión Passer domesticus 2
Dickcissel Sabanero arrocero Spiza americana
Grayish Saltator Saltator grisaceo Saltator coerulescens 2
Buff-throated Saltator Saltator gorgianteado Saltator maximus
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Piquigrueso pechirosado Pheucticus ludovianus
Blue-black Grossbeak Pico grueso negro azulado Cyanocompsa cyanoides 1
Blue Grosbeak Picogrueso azul Guiraca caerulea
Indigo Bunting Azulillo norteño Passerina cyanea
Painted Bunting Siete colores, Azulillo multicolor Passerina ciris 6
Eastern Meadolowlark Zacatero común Sturnella magna
Melodious Blackbird Cacique piquinegro Dives dives 5
Great-tailed Grackle Zanate grande, Clarinero Quiscalus mexicanus 25
Bronzed Cowbird Vaquero ojirrojo Molothrus aeneus 35
Orchard Oriole Bolsero castaño Icterus spurius 3
Streaked-backed Oriole Bolsero dorsilistado Icterus pustulatus
Baltimore Oriole Bolsero norteño Icterus galbula 4
Bullock’s Oriole Bolsero de Bullock Icterus bullockii
Yellow-billed Cacique Cacique picoplata Amblycercus holosericeus 5
Yellow-throated Euphonia Eufonia gorgiamarilla Euphonia hirundinacea 3
Scrub Euphonia Eufonia gorginegra Euphonia alffinis 4
TOTAL 176 1344