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Chirripo National Park

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Chirripo National Park , 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 Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2). 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: Chirripo National Park [map]

Other names: Parque Nacional Chirripo

Number of species: 247
Number of introduced species: 1
Last modified: 2021-03-12
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TINAMIFORMES: Tinamidae

Highland TinamouNothocercus bonapartei

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Lesser ScaupAythya affinis

 
GALLIFORMES: Cracidae

Black GuanChamaepetes unicolor

 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae

Buffy-crowned Wood PartridgeDendrortyx leucophrys
Spotted Wood QuailOdontophorus guttatus

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
Red-billed PigeonPatagioenas flavirostris
Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinacea
White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
Chiriqui Quail DoveGeotrygon chiriquensis
Buff-fronted Quail DoveGeotrygon costaricensis
Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacoti
Maroon-chested Ground DoveClaravis mondetoura

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis
Dusky NightjarAntrostomus saturatus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Black SwiftCypseloides niger
Chestnut-collared SwiftStreptoprocne rutila
White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
Vaux's SwiftChaetura vauxi

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Trochilidae

White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivora
Stripe-throated HermitPhaethornis striigularis
Green HermitPhaethornis guy
Green-fronted LancebillDoryfera ludovicae
Brown VioletearColibri delphinae
Green VioletearColibri thalassinus
Purple-crowned FairyHeliothryx barroti
Green-crowned BrilliantHeliodoxa jacula
Violet SabrewingCampylopterus hemileucurus
Stripe-tailed HummingbirdEupherusa eximia
White-tailed EmeraldElvira chionura
Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatl
Snowy-breasted HummingbirdAmazilia edward
Magnificent HummingbirdEugenes fulgens
Fiery-throated HummingbirdPanterpe insignis
Purple-throated Mountain-gemLampornis calolaemus
White-throated Mountain-gemLampornis castaneoventris
Magenta-throated WoodstarCalliphlox bryantae
Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
Volcano HummingbirdSelasphorus flammula
Scintillant HummingbirdSelasphorus scintilla

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Gray-necked Wood RailAramides cajaneus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

KilldeerCharadrius vociferus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Cathartidae

Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Black VultureCoragyps atratus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
Ornate Hawk EagleSpizaetus ornatus
Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
Barred HawkMorphnarchus princeps
Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus
Swainson's HawkButeo swainsoni
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Costa Rican Pygmy OwlGlaucidium costaricanum
Unspotted Saw-whet OwlAegolius ridgwayi
Bare-shanked Screech OwlMegascops clarkii
Mottled OwlCiccaba virgata

 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae

Resplendent QuetzalPharomachrus mocinno

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatus
Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosus
Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
Acorn WoodpeckerMelanerpes formicivorus
Red-crowned WoodpeckerMelanerpes rubricapillus
Hairy WoodpeckerPicoides villosus

 
PICIFORMES: Ramphastidae

Prong-billed BarbetSemnornis frantzii
Red-headed BarbetEubucco bourcierii
Emerald ToucanetAulacorhynchus prasinus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Momotidae

Blue-diademed MotmotMomotus coeruliceps

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnans
Barred Forest FalconMicrastur ruficollis
Collared Forest FalconMicrastur semitorquatus
MerlinFalco columbarius
Bat FalconFalco rufigularis

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

Red-fronted ParrotletTouit costaricensis
Barred ParakeetBolborhynchus lineola
White-crowned ParrotPionus senilis
Sulphur-winged ParakeetPyrrhura hoffmanni
Crimson-fronted ParakeetPsittacara finschi

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cotingidae

Three-wattled BellbirdProcnias tricarunculatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tityridae

Masked TityraTityra semifasciata
Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolor
Black-and-white BecardPachyramphus albogriseus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Platyrinchidae

White-throated SpadebillPlatyrinchus mystaceus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pipromorphidae

Olive-striped FlycatcherMionectes olivaceus
Slaty-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon superciliaris
Eye-ringed FlatbillRhynchocyclus brevirostris
Scale-crested Pygmy TyrantLophotriccus pileatus
Common Tody FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Paltry TyrannuletZimmerius vilissimus
Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster
Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensis
Mountain ElaeniaElaenia frantzii
Rough-legged TyrannuletPhyllomyias burmeisteri
Torrent TyrannuletSerpophaga cinerea
Bright-rumped AttilaAttila spadiceus
Piratic FlycatcherLegatus leucophaius
Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua
Golden-bellied FlycatcherMyiodynastes hemichrysus
Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer
Tufted FlycatcherMitrephanes phaeocercus
Black PhoebeSayornis nigricans
Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventris
Yellowish FlycatcherEmpidonax flavescens
Black-capped FlycatcherEmpidonax atriceps
Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperi
Dark PeweeContopus lugubrisEndemic (country/region)
Ochraceous PeweeContopus ochraceus
Western Wood PeweeContopus sordidulus
Eastern Wood PeweeContopus virens
Tropical PeweeContopus cinereus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae

Slaty AntwrenMyrmotherula schisticolor
Zeledon's AntbirdHafferia zeledoni

 
PASSERIFORMES: Rhinocryptidae

Silvery-fronted TapaculoScytalopus argentifrons

 
PASSERIFORMES: Dendrocolaptidae

Spotted WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus erythropygius
Brown-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus pusillus
Spot-crowned WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes affinis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae

Streaked XenopsXenops rutilus
Buffy TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes lawrencii
Buff-fronted Foliage-gleanerPhilydor rufum
Scaly-throated Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia variegaticeps
Lineated Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla subalaris
Streak-breasted TreehunterThripadectes rufobrunneus
Striped WoodhaunterAutomolus subulatus
Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescens
Ruddy TreerunnerMargarornis rubiginosus
Red-faced SpinetailCranioleuca erythrops
Slaty SpinetailSynallaxis brachyura

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis
Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
Yellow-winged VireoVireo carmioli
Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrys
Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicus
Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Yellow-green VireoVireo flavoviridis
Lesser GreenletHylophilus decurtatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Silvery-throated JayCyanolyca argentigula
Brown JayCyanocorax morio

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Golden-browed ChlorophoniaChlorophonia callophrys
Elegant EuphoniaEuphonia elegantissima
Lesser GoldfinchSpinus psaltria
Yellow-bellied SiskinSpinus xanthogastrus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passerellidae

Common Tanager FinchChlorospingus flavopectus
Sooty-capped Tanager FinchChlorospingus pileatus
Chestnut-capped Brush FinchArremon brunneinucha
Costa Rican Brush FinchArremon costaricensis
Yellow-thighed FinchPselliophorus tibialis
White-naped Brush FinchAtlapetes albinucha
Large-footed FinchPezopetes capitalis
White-eared Ground SparrowMelozone leucotis
Volcano JuncoJunco vulcani
Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Zeledoniidae

Wren-thrushZeledonia coronata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysoptera
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
Flame-throated WarblerOreothlypis gutturalis
Tennessee WarblerLeiothlypis peregrina
MacGillivray's WarblerGeothlypis tolmiei
Mourning WarblerGeothlypis philadelphia
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi
Blackburnian WarblerSetophaga fusca
Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
Chestnut-sided WarblerSetophaga pensylvanica
Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
Townsend's WarblerSetophaga townsendi
Hermit WarblerSetophaga occidentalisRare/Accidental
Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Buff-rumped WarblerMyiothlypis fulvicauda
Rufous-capped WarblerBasileuterus rufifrons
Black-cheeked WarblerBasileuterus melanogenys
Golden-crowned WarblerBasileuterus culicivorus
Three-striped WarblerBasileuterus tristriatus
Canada WarblerCardellina canadensis
Wilson's WarblerCardellina pusilla
Slaty-throated WhitestartMyioborus miniatus
Collared WhitestartMyioborus torquatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
Yellow-billed CaciqueAmblycercus holosericeus
Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorus
Bronzed CowbirdMolothrus aeneus
Melodious BlackbirdDives divesRare/Accidental
Great-tailed GrackleQuiscalus mexicanus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae

Black-thighed GrosbeakPheucticus tibialis
Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
Blue SeedeaterAmaurospiza concolor
Blue-black GrosbeakCyanoloxia cyanoides
White-winged TanagerPiranga leucoptera
Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivacea
Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
Flame-colored TanagerPiranga bidentata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae

Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spiza
Slaty FlowerpiercerDiglossa plumbea
Slaty FinchHaplospiza rustica
Peg-billed FinchHaplospiza bairdi
Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
Gray-headed TanagerEucometis penicillata
Scarlet-rumped TanagerRamphocelus passerinii
Red-legged HoneycreeperCyanerpes cyaneus
Scarlet-thighed DacnisDacnis venusta
Variable SeedeaterSporophila corvina
Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus
Streaked SaltatorSaltator striatipectus
BananaquitCoereba flaveola
Yellow-faced GrassquitTiaris olivaceus
Spangle-cheeked TanagerTangara dowii
Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrola
Silver-throated TanagerTangara icterocephala
Speckled TanagerTangara guttata
Blue-gray TanagerTangara episcopus
Palm TanagerTangara palmarum
Golden-hooded TanagerTangara larvata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybea
Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollis
Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca

 
PASSERIFORMES: Ptiliogonatidae

Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcherPhainoptila melanoxantha
Long-tailed Silky-flycatcherPtiliogonys caudatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

Scaly-breasted WrenMicrocerculus marginatus
House WrenTroglodytes aedon
Ochraceous WrenTroglodytes ochraceus
Timberline WrenThryorchilus browni
Rufous-breasted WrenPheugopedius rutilus
Plain WrenCantorchilus modestus
White-breasted Wood WrenHenicorhina leucosticta
Gray-breasted Wood WrenHenicorhina leucophrys

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae

Tropical MockingbirdMimus gilvus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cinclidae

American DipperCinclus mexicanus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Black-faced SolitaireMyadestes melanops
Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
Ruddy-capped Nightingale ThrushCatharus frantzii
Black-billed Nightingale ThrushCatharus gracilirostris
Orange-billed Nightingale ThrushCatharus aurantiirostris
Slaty-backed Nightingale ThrushCatharus fuscater
Mountain ThrushTurdus plebejus
White-throated ThrushTurdus assimilis
Clay-colored ThrushTurdus grayi
Sooty ThrushTurdus nigrescens

 

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