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This checklist includes all bird species found in Tocantínia , 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 2021. 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: Tocantínia [map]

Number of species: 356
Number of globally threatened species: 7
Number of introduced species: 1
Last modified: 2022-07-26
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RHEIFORMES: Rheidae

Greater RheaRhea americanaNear-threatened

 
TINAMIFORMES: Tinamidae

Gray TinamouTinamus taoVulnerable
Little TinamouCrypturellus soui
Undulated TinamouCrypturellus undulatus
Small-billed TinamouCrypturellus parvirostris
Red-winged TinamouRhynchotus rufescens

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anhimidae

Horned ScreamerAnhima cornuta

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

White-faced Whistling-DuckDendrocygna viduata
Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalis
Comb DuckSarkidiornis sylvicola
Muscovy DuckCairina moschata
Brazilian TealAmazonetta brasiliensis
Masked DuckNomonyx dominicus

 
GALLIFORMES: Cracidae

Rusty-margined GuanPenelope superciliarisNear-threatened
Red-throated Piping-GuanPipile cujubiVulnerable
Bare-faced CurassowCrax fasciolata

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensis
Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosa
Picazuro PigeonPatagioenas picazuro
Plain-breasted Ground DoveColumbina minuta
Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacoti
Scaled DoveColumbina squammata
Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosa
Long-tailed Ground DoveUropelia campestris
Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montana
White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
Gray-fronted DoveLeptotila rufaxilla
Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Guira CuckooGuira guira
Greater AniCrotophaga major
Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
Striped CuckooTapera naevia
Pheasant CuckooDromococcyx phasianellus
Little CuckooCoccycua minuta
Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana
Dark-billed CuckooCoccyzus melacoryphus
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Pearly-breasted CuckooCoccyzus euleri

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Nacunda NighthawkChordeiles nacunda
Least NighthawkChordeiles pusillus
Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennis
Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis
Little NightjarSetopagis parvula
Scissor-tailed NightjarHydropsalis torquata
Rufous NightjarAntrostomus rufus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Nyctibiidae

Common PotooNyctibius griseus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Sooty SwiftCypseloides fumigatus
Sick's SwiftChaetura meridionalis
Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensis
Fork-tailed Palm-SwiftTachornis squamata

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Trochilidae

Cinnamon-throated HermitPhaethornis nattereri
Reddish HermitPhaethornis ruber
Horned SungemHeliactin bilophus
White-tailed GoldenthroatPolytmus guainumbi
Ruby-topaz HummingbirdChrysolampis mosquitus
Black-throated MangoAnthracothorax nigricollis
Amethyst WoodstarCalliphlox amethystina
Glittering-bellied EmeraldChlorostilbon lucidus
Gray-breasted SabrewingCampylopterus largipennis
Fork-tailed WoodnymphThalurania furcata
Swallow-tailed HummingbirdEupetomena macroura
Glittering-throated EmeraldChionomesa fimbriata

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Ash-throated CrakeMustelirallus albicollis
Paint-billed CrakeMustelirallus erythrops
Spotted RailPardirallus maculatus
Uniform CrakeAmaurolimnas concolor
Giant Wood-RailAramides ypecaha
Gray-cowled Wood-RailAramides cajaneus
Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinica
Ocellated CrakeMicropygia schomburgkii
Russet-crowned CrakeAnurolimnas viridis
Rufous-sided CrakeLaterallus melanophaius

 
GRUIFORMES: Aramidae

LimpkinAramus guarauna

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
Pied LapwingVanellus cayanus
Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
Collared PloverCharadrius collaris

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae

Wattled JacanaJacana jacana

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Upland SandpiperBartramia longicauda
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
Paraguayan SnipeGallinago paraguaiae
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Yellow-billed TernSternula superciliaris
Large-billed TernPhaetusa simplex
Black SkimmerRynchops niger

 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae

JabiruJabiru mycteria
Wood StorkMycteria americana

 
SULIFORMES: Anhingidae

AnhingaAnhinga anhinga

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianum

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Rufescent Tiger-HeronTigrisoma lineatum
Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi
Great EgretArdea alba
Snowy EgretEgretta thula
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Capped HeronPilherodius pileatus
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Boat-billed HeronCochlearius cochlearius

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Green IbisMesembrinibis cayennensis
Bare-faced IbisPhimosus infuscatus
Buff-necked IbisTheristicus caudatus
Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajaja

 
CATHARTIFORMES: Cathartidae

King VultureSarcoramphus papa
Black VultureCoragyps atratus
Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Lesser Yellow-headed VultureCathartes burrovianus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Pearl KiteGampsonyx swainsonii
White-tailed KiteElanus leucurus
Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatus
Gray-headed KiteLeptodon cayanensis
Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
Crested EagleMorphnus guianensisNear-threatened
Harpy EagleHarpia harpyjaVulnerable
Black-and-white Hawk-EagleSpizaetus melanoleucus
Black-collared HawkBusarellus nigricollis
Snail KiteRostrhamus sociabilis
Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbea
Long-winged HarrierCircus buffoni
Bicolored HawkAccipiter bicolor
Crane HawkGeranospiza caerulescens
Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalis
Great Black HawkButeogallus urubitinga
Chaco EagleButeogallus coronatusEndangered
Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidus
Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Barn OwlTyto alba

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Tropical Screech-OwlMegascops choliba
Spectacled OwlPulsatrix perspicillata
Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianum
Mottled OwlCiccaba virgata
Black-banded OwlCiccaba huhula
Striped OwlAsio clamator
Stygian OwlAsio stygius

 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae

Green-backed TrogonTrogon viridis
Blue-crowned TrogonTrogon curucui

 
CORACIIFORMES: Momotidae

Amazonian MotmotMomotus momota

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata
Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazona
Green KingfisherChloroceryle americana
Green-and-rufous KingfisherChloroceryle inda

 
GALBULIFORMES: Bucconidae

Pied PuffbirdNotharchus tectus
Spotted PuffbirdBucco tamatia
White-eared PuffbirdNystalus chacuru
Spot-backed PuffbirdNystalus maculatus
Black-fronted NunbirdMonasa nigrifrons
Swallow-winged PuffbirdChelidoptera tenebrosa

 
GALBULIFORMES: Galbulidae

Brown JacamarBrachygalba lugubris
Blue-cheeked JacamarGalbula cyanicollis
Rufous-tailed JacamarGalbula ruficauda

 
PICIFORMES: Ramphastidae

Lettered AracariPteroglossus inscriptus
Black-necked AracariPteroglossus aracari
Toco ToucanRamphastos toco
Channel-billed ToucanRamphastos vitellinus

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

White-wedged PiculetPicumnus albosquamatus
White WoodpeckerMelanerpes candidus
Yellow-tufted WoodpeckerMelanerpes cruentatus
Checkered WoodpeckerDryobates mixtus
Little WoodpeckerDryobates passerinus
Red-stained WoodpeckerDryobates affinis
Red-necked WoodpeckerCampephilus rubricollis
Crimson-crested WoodpeckerCampephilus melanoleucos
Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatus
Kaempfer's WoodpeckerCeleus obrieniEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Blond-crested WoodpeckerCeleus flavescens
Golden-green WoodpeckerPiculus chrysochloros
Green-barred WoodpeckerColaptes melanochloros
Campo FlickerColaptes campestris

 
CARIAMIFORMES: Cariamidae

Red-legged SeriemaCariama cristata

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Barred Forest-FalconMicrastur ruficollis
Collared Forest-FalconMicrastur semitorquatus
Red-throated CaracaraIbycter americanus
Crested CaracaraCaracara plancus
Yellow-headed CaracaraMilvago chimachima
Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnans
American KestrelFalco sparverius
Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
Bat FalconFalco rufigularis

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

Yellow-chevroned ParakeetBrotogeris chiriri
Blue-headed ParrotPionus menstruus
Yellow-faced ParrotAlipiopsitta xanthopsNear-threatened
Orange-winged ParrotAmazona amazonica
Hyacinth MacawAnodorhynchus hyacinthinusVulnerable
Peach-fronted ParakeetEupsittula aurea
Jandaya ParakeetAratinga jandayaEndemic (country/region)
Red-bellied MacawOrthopsittaca manilatus
Blue-winged MacawPrimolius maracanaNear-threatened
Blue-and-yellow MacawAra ararauna
Red-shouldered MacawDiopsittaca nobilis
White-eyed ParakeetPsittacara leucophthalmus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae

Great AntshrikeTaraba major
Barred AntshrikeThamnophilus doliatus
Rufous-winged AntshrikeThamnophilus torquatus
Amazonian AntshrikeThamnophilus amazonicus
Plain AntvireoDysithamnus mentalis
Cinereous AntshrikeThamnomanes caesius
Black-capped AntwrenHerpsilochmus atricapillus
Large-billed AntwrenHerpsilochmus longirostris
White-fringed AntwrenFormicivora grisea
Rusty-backed AntwrenFormicivora rufa

 
PASSERIFORMES: Melanopareiidae

Collared CrescentchestMelanopareia torquata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae

South American LeaftosserSclerurus obscurior
Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillus
Long-billed WoodcreeperNasica longirostris
Planalto WoodcreeperDendrocolaptes platyrostris
Straight-billed WoodcreeperDendroplex picus
Narrow-billed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes angustirostris
Plain XenopsXenops minutus
Streaked XenopsXenops rutilans
Point-tailed PalmcreeperBerlepschia rikeri
Pale-legged HorneroFurnarius leucopus
Rufous HorneroFurnarius rufus
Greater ThornbirdPhacellodomus ruber
Rusty-backed SpinetailCranioleuca vulpina
Yellow-chinned SpinetailCerthiaxis cinnamomeus
Ochre-cheeked SpinetailSynallaxis scutata
Cinereous-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis hypospodia
Pale-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albescens
Sooty-fronted SpinetailSynallaxis frontalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pipridae

Pale-bellied Tyrant-ManakinNeopelma pallescens
Helmeted ManakinAntilophia galeata
White-bearded ManakinManacus manacus
Red-headed ManakinCeratopipra rubrocapilla

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cotingidae

Purple-throated FruitcrowQuerula purpurata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tityridae

Black-tailed TityraTityra cayana
Black-crowned TityraTityra inquisitor
Masked TityraTityra semifasciata
White-naped XenopsarisXenopsaris albinucha
Green-backed BecardPachyramphus viridis
White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterus
Crested BecardPachyramphus validus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Oxyruncidae

Black-tailed FlycatcherMyiobius atricaudus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

White-throated SpadebillPlatyrinchus mystaceus
Stripe-necked Tody-TyrantHemitriccus striaticollis
Pearly-vented Tody-TyrantHemitriccus margaritaceiventer
Smoky-fronted Tody-FlycatcherPoecilotriccus fumifrons
Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum
Yellow-olive FlycatcherTolmomyias sulphurescens
Yellow-breasted FlycatcherTolmomyias flaviventris
White-lored TyrannuletOrnithion inerme
Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletum
Mouse-colored TyrannuletPhaeomyias murina
Yellow TyrannuletCapsiempis flaveola
Forest ElaeniaMyiopagis gaimardii
Greenish ElaeniaMyiopagis viridicata
Plain-crested ElaeniaElaenia cristata
Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster
Large ElaeniaElaenia spectabilis
Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensis
White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albiceps
Rufous-crowned Pygmy-TyrantEuscarthmus meloryphus
Bran-colored FlycatcherMyiophobus fasciatus
Euler's FlycatcherLathrotriccus euleri
Fuscous FlycatcherCnemotriccus fuscatus
Chapada FlycatcherGuyramemua affineNear-threatened
Southern Scrub-FlycatcherSublegatus modestus
Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
Yellow-browed TyrantSatrapa icterophrys
White-rumped MonjitaXolmis velatus
Gray MonjitaNengetus cinereus
White-headed Marsh TyrantArundinicola leucocephala
Black-backed Water-TyrantFluvicola albiventer
Long-tailed TyrantColonia colonus
Rufous CasiornisCasiornis rufus
Ash-throated CasiornisCasiornis fuscusEndemic (country/region)
Swainson's FlycatcherMyiarchus swainsoni
Short-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus ferox
Brown-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus tyrannulus
Lesser KiskadeePitangus lictor
Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua
Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensis
Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatus
Piratic FlycatcherLegatus leucophaius
Variegated FlycatcherEmpidonomus varius
Crowned Slaty FlycatcherEmpidonomus aurantioatrocristatus
White-throated KingbirdTyrannus albogularis
Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis
Ashy-headed GreenletHylophilus pectoralis
Chivi VireoVireo chivi

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Curl-crested JayCyanocorax cristatellus
White-naped JayCyanocorax cyanopogonEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Donacobiidae

Black-capped DonacobiusDonacobius atricapilla

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollis
Purple MartinProgne subis
Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybea
Brown-chested MartinProgne tapera
White-winged SwallowTachycineta albiventer
Bank SwallowRiparia riparia
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica

 
PASSERIFORMES: Polioptilidae

Masked GnatcatcherPolioptila dumicola

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

House WrenTroglodytes aedon
Moustached WrenPheugopedius genibarbis
Buff-breasted WrenCantorchilus leucotis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae

Chalk-browed MockingbirdMimus saturninus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Pale-breasted ThrushTurdus leucomelas
Cocoa ThrushTurdus fumigatus
Creamy-bellied ThrushTurdus amaurochalinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Yellowish PipitAnthus lutescens

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Purple-throated EuphoniaEuphonia chlorotica
Violaceous EuphoniaEuphonia violacea
Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passerellidae

Grassland SparrowAmmodramus humeralis
Pectoral SparrowArremon taciturnus
Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanus
Solitary Black CaciqueCacicus solitarius
Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus cela
Variable OrioleIcterus pyrrhopterus
Campo TroupialIcterus jamacaiiEndemic (country/region)
Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorus
Chopi BlackbirdGnorimopsar chopi
Chestnut-capped BlackbirdChrysomus ruficapillus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi
Golden-crowned WarblerBasileuterus culicivorus
Flavescent WarblerMyiothlypis flaveola

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae

Hepatic TanagerPiranga flava
Rose-breasted ChatGranatellus pelzelni
Blackish-blue SeedeaterAmaurospiza moesta

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae

Black-faced TanagerSchistochlamys melanopis
Hooded TanagerNemosia pileata
Orange-headed TanagerThlypopsis sordida
White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufus
Silver-beaked TanagerRamphocelus carbo
Sayaca TanagerThraupis sayaca
Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
Burnished-buff TanagerStilpnia cayana
Blue DacnisDacnis cayana
Red-legged HoneycreeperCyanerpes cyaneus
Guira TanagerHemithraupis guira
Chestnut-vented ConebillConirostrum speciosum
White-rumped TanagerCypsnagra hirundinacea
Orange-fronted Yellow-FinchSicalis columbiana
Wedge-tailed Grass-FinchEmberizoides herbicola
Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
Lined SeedeaterSporophila lineola
White-bellied SeedeaterSporophila leucoptera
Chestnut SeedeaterSporophila cinnamomeaVulnerable
Chestnut-bellied Seed-FinchSporophila angolensis
Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollis
Plumbeous SeedeaterSporophila plumbea
Coal-crested FinchCharitospiza eucosmaNear-threatened
Pileated FinchCoryphospingus pileatus
BananaquitCoereba flaveola
Black-throated SaltatorSaltatricula atricollis
Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus

 

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