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Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro , based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources that I collated over many years. I am pleased to offer these checklists as a service to birdwatchers. If you find any error, please do not hesitate to .

The taxonomic order and nomenclature follows Clements, version 2018. If you prefer to view the list based on a different authority, click on one of the list available below. Globally threatened species (status in red) were identified by Birdlife International in Birdlife Data Zone (species).

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Country or region: Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro [map]

Number of species: 327
Number of globally threatened species: 17
Number of introduced species: 3
Last modified: 2018-06-09
See also: http://taxeus.com.br/lista/108
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TINAMIFORMES: Tinamidae

Solitary TinamouTinamus solitariusNear-threatened
Little TinamouCrypturellus soui
Yellow-legged TinamouCrypturellus noctivagusEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Tataupa TinamouCrypturellus tataupa

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

White-faced Whistling-DuckDendrocygna viduata

 
GALLIFORMES: Cracidae

Rusty-margined GuanPenelope superciliaris

 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae

Spot-winged Wood-QuailOdontophorus capueira

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicus

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock PigeonColumba liviaIntroduced species
Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosa
Picazuro PigeonPatagioenas picazuro
Ruddy Ground-DoveColumbina talpacoti
Purple-winged Ground-DoveClaravis geoffroyiCritically endangered
Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montana
White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
Gray-fronted DoveLeptotila rufaxilla

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Guira CuckooGuira guira
Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
Striped CuckooTapera naevia
Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana
Dark-billed CuckooCoccyzus melacoryphus
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Pearly-breasted CuckooCoccyzus euleri

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
Short-tailed NighthawkLurocalis semitorquatus
Band-winged NightjarSystellura longirostris
Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis
Little NightjarSetopagis parvula
Scissor-tailed NightjarHydropsalis torquata

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Sooty SwiftCypseloides fumigatus
White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
Biscutate SwiftStreptoprocne biscutata
Sick's SwiftChaetura meridionalis
Gray-rumped SwiftChaetura cinereiventris
Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensis

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Trochilidae

Black JacobinFlorisuga fusca
Saw-billed HermitRamphodon naeviusEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Rufous-breasted HermitGlaucis hirsutus
Dusky-throated HermitPhaethornis squalidusEndemic (country/region)
Reddish HermitPhaethornis ruber
Planalto HermitPhaethornis pretrei
Scale-throated HermitPhaethornis eurynome
White-vented VioletearColibri serrirostris
Black-eared FairyHeliothryx auritus
Ruby-topaz HummingbirdChrysolampis mosquitus
Black-bellied ThorntailDiscosura langsdorffi
Frilled CoquetteLophornis magnificusEndemic (country/region)
Brazilian RubyClytolaema rubricaudaEndemic (country/region)
Stripe-breasted StarthroatHeliomaster squamosusEndemic (country/region)
Amethyst WoodstarCalliphlox amethystina
Glittering-bellied EmeraldChlorostilbon lucidus
Green-crowned PlovercrestStephanoxis lalandi
Swallow-tailed HummingbirdEupetomena macroura
Violet-capped WoodnymphThalurania glaucopis
Sombre HummingbirdAphantochroa cirrochlorisEndemic (country/region)
White-throated HummingbirdLeucochloris albicollis
Versicolored EmeraldAmazilia versicolor
Glittering-throated EmeraldAmazilia fimbriata
Rufous-throated SapphireHylocharis sapphirina
White-chinned SapphireHylocharis cyanus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Blackish RailPardirallus nigricans
Gray-cowled Wood-RailAramides cajaneus
Slaty-breasted Wood-RailAramides saracura
Russet-crowned CrakeAnurolimnas viridis
Rufous-sided CrakeLaterallus melanophaius

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae

Wattled JacanaJacana jacana

 
SULIFORMES: Fregatidae

Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Neotropic CormorantPhalacrocorax brasilianus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi
Great EgretArdea alba
Snowy EgretEgretta thula
Striated HeronButorides striata
Whistling HeronSyrigma sibilatrix
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax

 
CATHARTIFORMES: Cathartidae

Black VultureCoragyps atratus
Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Lesser Yellow-headed VultureCathartes burrovianus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatus
Gray-headed KiteLeptodon cayanensis
Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
Black Hawk-EagleSpizaetus tyrannus
Ornate Hawk-EagleSpizaetus ornatusNear-threatened
Rufous-thighed KiteHarpagus diodon
Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
Crane HawkGeranospiza caerulescens
Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalis
White-necked HawkButeogallus lacernulatusEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitinga
Chaco EagleButeogallus coronatusEndangered
Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
White-tailed HawkGeranoaetus albicaudatus
Mantled HawkPseudastur polionotusNear-threatened
Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Barn OwlTyto alba

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Tropical Screech-OwlMegascops choliba
Tawny-browed OwlPulsatrix koeniswaldiana
Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianum
Black-banded OwlCiccaba huhula
Striped OwlAsio clamator

 
CORACIIFORMES: Momotidae

Rufous-capped MotmotBaryphthengus ruficapillus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata
American Pygmy KingfisherChloroceryle aenea
Green KingfisherChloroceryle americana

 
GALBULIFORMES: Bucconidae

Buff-bellied PuffbirdNotharchus swainsoni
White-eared PuffbirdNystalus chacuru
Crescent-chested PuffbirdMalacoptila striataEndemic (country/region)

 
PICIFORMES: Ramphastidae

Saffron ToucanetPteroglossus bailloniEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Black-necked AracariPteroglossus aracari
Spot-billed ToucanetSelenidera maculirostris
Channel-billed ToucanRamphastos vitellinus

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

White-barred PiculetPicumnus cirratus
White WoodpeckerMelanerpes candidus
Yellow-fronted WoodpeckerMelanerpes flavifrons
Yellow-eared WoodpeckerDryobates maculifronsEndemic (country/region)
Blond-crested WoodpeckerCeleus flavescens
Yellow-throated WoodpeckerPiculus flavigula
Campo FlickerColaptes campestris

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollis
Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatus
Southern CaracaraCaracara plancus
Yellow-headed CaracaraMilvago chimachima
Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnans
American KestrelFalco sparverius
Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
Bat FalconFalco rufigularis
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

Brown-backed ParrotletTouit melanonotusEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Plain ParakeetBrotogeris tiricaEndemic (country/region)
Yellow-chevroned ParakeetBrotogeris chiriri
Pileated ParrotPionopsitta pileata
Blue-bellied ParrotTriclaria malachitaceaEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Scaly-headed ParrotPionus maximiliani
Orange-winged ParrotAmazona amazonica
Blue-winged ParrotletForpus xanthopterygius
Ochre-marked ParakeetPyrrhura cruentataEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Maroon-bellied ParakeetPyrrhura frontalis
Pfrimer's ParakeetPyrrhura pfrimeriEndangered
Gray-breasted ParakeetPyrrhura griseipectusEndangered
Maroon-faced ParakeetPyrrhura leucotisEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Jandaya ParakeetAratinga jandaya
Golden-capped ParakeetAratinga auricapillusEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Red-shouldered MacawDiopsittaca nobilis
White-eyed ParakeetPsittacara leucophthalmus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae

Spot-backed AntshrikeHypoedaleus guttatus
Chestnut-backed AntshrikeThamnophilus palliatus
Sooretama Slaty-AntshrikeThamnophilus ambiguusEndemic (country/region)
Variable AntshrikeThamnophilus caerulescens
Star-throated AntwrenRhopias gularisEndemic (country/region)
Spot-breasted AntvireoDysithamnus stictothoraxEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Plain AntvireoDysithamnus mentalis
Cinereous AntshrikeThamnomanes caesius
White-flanked AntwrenMyrmotherula axillaris
Band-tailed AntwrenMyrmotherula urostictaEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Unicolored AntwrenMyrmotherula unicolorEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Rufous-winged AntwrenHerpsilochmus rufimarginatus
Ochre-rumped AntbirdDrymophila ochropygaEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Scaled AntbirdDrymophila squamataEndemic (country/region)
Streak-capped AntwrenTerenura maculata
Rio de Janeiro AntbirdCercomacra brasilianaEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
White-shouldered Fire-eyePyriglena leucoptera
White-bibbed AntbirdMyrmoderus loricatusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Conopophagidae

Black-cheeked GnateaterConopophaga melanopsEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Formicariidae

Short-tailed AntthrushChamaeza campanisona

 
PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae

Rufous-breasted LeaftosserSclerurus scansor
Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillus
Plain-winged WoodcreeperDendrocincla turdina
Planalto WoodcreeperDendrocolaptes platyrostris
Lesser WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus fuscus
Buff-throated WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus guttatus
Black-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus falcularius
Narrow-billed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes angustirostris
Plain XenopsXenops minutus
Streaked XenopsXenops rutilans
Wing-banded HorneroFurnarius figulusEndemic (country/region)
Rufous HorneroFurnarius rufus
Sharp-tailed StreamcreeperLochmias nematura
Pale-browed TreehunterCichlocolaptes leucophrusEndemic (country/region)
Black-capped Foliage-gleanerPhilydor atricapillus
Buff-fronted Foliage-gleanerPhilydor rufum
Ochre-breasted Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia lichtensteini
White-eyed Foliage-gleanerAutomolus leucophthalmus
Spix's SpinetailSynallaxis spixi

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletum
Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveola
Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster
White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albiceps
Olivaceous ElaeniaElaenia mesoleuca
Highland ElaeniaElaenia obscura
White-crested TyrannuletSerpophaga subcristata
Gray-hooded FlycatcherMionectes rufiventris
Sepia-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon amaurocephalus
Oustalet's TyrannuletPhylloscartes oustaletiEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Rough-legged TyrannuletPhyllomyias burmeisteri
Greenish TyrannuletPhyllomyias virescens
Planalto TyrannuletPhyllomyias fasciatus
Southern AntpipitCorythopis delalandi
Tawny-crowned Pygmy-TyrantEuscarthmus meloryphus
Eared Pygmy-TyrantMyiornis auricularis
Eye-ringed Tody-TyrantHemitriccus orbitatusEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Gray-headed Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum poliocephalumEndemic (country/region)
Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum
Yellow-olive FlycatcherTolmomyias sulphurescens
Gray-crowned FlycatcherTolmomyias poliocephalus
Yellow-breasted FlycatcherTolmomyias flaviventris
Kinglet CalypturaCalyptura cristataEndemic (country/region) Critically endangered
White-throated SpadebillPlatyrinchus mystaceus
Russet-winged SpadebillPlatyrinchus leucoryphusVulnerable
Cliff FlycatcherHirundinea ferruginea
Whiskered FlycatcherMyiobius barbatus
Bran-colored FlycatcherMyiophobus fasciatus
Euler's FlycatcherLathrotriccus euleri
Tropical PeweeContopus cinereus
Fuscous FlycatcherCnemotriccus fuscatus
Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
Velvety Black-TyrantKnipolegus nigerrimusEndemic (country/region)
Blue-billed Black-TyrantKnipolegus cyanirostris
Gray MonjitaXolmis cinereus
Shear-tailed Gray TyrantMuscipipra vetula
Masked Water-TyrantFluvicola nengeta
Long-tailed TyrantColonia colonus
Cattle TyrantMachetornis rixosa
Large-headed FlatbillRamphotrigon megacephalum
Gray-hooded AttilaAttila rufusEndemic (country/region)
Grayish MournerRhytipterna simplex
Short-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus ferox
Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua
Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatus
Variegated FlycatcherEmpidonomus varius
Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana

 
PASSERIFORMES: Oxyruncidae

SharpbillOxyruncus cristatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cotingidae

Black-headed BerryeaterCarpornis melanocephalaEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Swallow-tailed CotingaPhibalura flavirostris
Red-ruffed FruitcrowPyroderus scutatus
Bare-throated BellbirdProcnias nudicollisVulnerable

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pipridae

Swallow-tailed ManakinChiroxiphia caudata
Pin-tailed ManakinIlicura militarisEndemic (country/region)
White-bearded ManakinManacus manacus
Kinglet ManakinMachaeropterus regulusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tityridae

Greenish SchiffornisSchiffornis virescens
Buff-throated PurpletuftIodopleura pipraEndemic (country/region) Endangered
Shrike-like CotingaLaniisoma elegans
Green-backed BecardPachyramphus viridis
Chestnut-crowned BecardPachyramphus castaneus
White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterus
Crested BecardPachyramphus validus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis
Lemon-chested GreenletHylophilus thoracicus
Chivi VireoVireo chivi

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Curl-crested JayCyanocorax cristatellus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollis
Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybea
Brown-chested MartinProgne tapera
Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

House WrenTroglodytes aedon
Long-billed WrenCantorchilus longirostrisEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Polioptilidae

Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Pale-breasted ThrushTurdus leucomelas
Yellow-legged ThrushTurdus flavipes
White-necked ThrushTurdus albicollis
Rufous-bellied ThrushTurdus rufiventris
Creamy-bellied ThrushTurdus amaurochalinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Blue-naped ChlorophoniaChlorophonia cyanea
Purple-throated EuphoniaEuphonia chlorotica
Violaceous EuphoniaEuphonia violacea
Green-throated EuphoniaEuphonia chalybeaNear-threatened
Golden-rumped EuphoniaEuphonia cyanocephala
Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogaster
Chestnut-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia pectoralis
Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passerellidae

Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
Red-rumped CaciqueCacicus haemorrhous
Screaming CowbirdMolothrus rufoaxillaris
Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

Masked YellowthroatGeothlypis aequinoctialis
Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi
Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striata
Golden-crowned WarblerBasileuterus culicivorus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mitrospingidae

Olive-green TanagerOrthogonys chloricterusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae

Hepatic TanagerPiranga flava
Red-crowned Ant-TanagerHabia rubica
Yellow-green GrosbeakCaryothraustes canadensis
Ultramarine GrosbeakCyanoloxia brissonii

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae

Cinnamon TanagerSchistochlamys ruficapillus
Hooded TanagerNemosia pileata
Orange-headed TanagerThlypopsis sordida
Black-goggled TanagerTrichothraupis melanops
Flame-crested TanagerTachyphonus cristatus
Ruby-crowned TanagerTachyphonus coronatus
Brazilian TanagerRamphocelus bresiliusEndemic (country/region)
Diademed TanagerStephanophorus diadematus
Fawn-breasted TanagerPipraeidea melanonota
Golden-chevroned TanagerThraupis ornataEndemic (country/region)
Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
Black-backed TanagerTangara peruvianaEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Burnished-buff TanagerTangara cayana
Opal-rumped TanagerTangara velia
Green-headed TanagerTangara seledon
Red-necked TanagerTangara cyanocephala
Brassy-breasted TanagerTangara desmarestiEndemic (country/region)
Swallow TanagerTersina viridis
Black-legged DacnisDacnis nigripesEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Blue DacnisDacnis cayana
Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spiza
Rufous-headed TanagerHemithraupis ruficapillaEndemic (country/region)
Yellow-backed TanagerHemithraupis flavicollis
Chestnut-vented ConebillConirostrum speciosum
Uniform FinchHaplospiza unicolor
Stripe-tailed Yellow-FinchSicalis citrinaRare/Accidental
Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
Chestnut-bellied Seed-FinchSporophila angolensis
Double-collared SeedeaterSporophila caerulescens
Temminck's SeedeaterSporophila falcirostrisEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Buffy-fronted SeedeaterSporophila frontalisVulnerable
Pileated FinchCoryphospingus pileatus
BananaquitCoereba flaveola
Sooty GrassquitTiaris fuliginosus
Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus
Green-winged SaltatorSaltator similis
Black-throated GrosbeakSaltator fuliginosus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Common WaxbillEstrilda astrildIntroduced species

 

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