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Common Name Scientific Name
Seabirds  
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
Royal Tern Sterna maxima
Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
Neotropical Cormorant Phalacrocorax olivaceus
   
Waterbirds, Shorebirds  
Wood Stork Mycteria americana
White Ibis Eudocimus albus
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerules
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Great Egret Casmerodius albus
Bare-throated Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma mexicanum
Green-backed Green Heron Butorides s. virescens
Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius
Gray-necked Wood-Rail Aramides cajanea
Purple Gallinule Porphyrula martinica
Northern Jacana Jacana spinosa
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
Whimbrel Numenius phaopus
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia
Sanderling Calidris alba
   
Guans and Tinamous  
Great Curassow Crax rubra
Crested Guan Penelope purpurascens
Great Tinamou Tinamus major
   
Raptors (birds of prey)  
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa
Common Black-Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus
Crested Caracara Polyborus plancus
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus
American Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus
Laughing Falcon Herpetotheres cachinnans
Yellow-headed Caracara Milvago chimachima
Bat Falcon Falco rufigularis
Barred Forest-Falcon Micrastur ruficollis
Collared Forest-Falcon Micrastur semitorquatus
Roadside Hawk Buteo magnirostris
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
White Hawk Leucopternis albicollis
Gray-headed Kite Leptodon cayanensis
Black-collared Hawk Busarellus nigricollis
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
   
Pigeons and Doves  
Short-billed Pigeon Columba nigrirostris
Ruddy Ground-Dove Columbina talpacoti
White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi
Gray-chested Dove Leptotila cassinii
   
Parrots  
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
Mealy Parrot Amazona farinosa
Red-lored Parrot Amazona autumnalis
White-crowned Parrot Pionus senilis
Blue-headed Parrot Pionus menstruus
Brown-hooded Parrot Pionopsitta haematotis
Orange-chinned Parakeet Brotogeris jugularis
   
Owls and Potoos  
Common Potoo Nyctibius griseus
Spectacled Owl Pulsatrix perspicillata
Common Barn-Owl Tyto alba
   
Cuckoos  
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Striped Cuckoo Tapera naevia
Squirrel Cuckoo Piaya cayana
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani
Common Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis
   
Swallows  
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Gray-breasted Martin Progne chalybea
Purple Martin Progne subis
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Mangrove Swallow tachycineta albilinea
   
Hummingbirds  
Little Hermit Phaethornis longuemareus
Long-tailed Hermit Phaethornis superciliosus
Green Hermit Phaethornis guy
Green-breasted Mango Anthracothorax prevostii
White-necked Jacobin Florisuga mellivora
Crowned Woodnymph Thalurania colombica
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia tzacatl
Cinnamon Hummingbird Amazilia rutila
Beryl Crowned Hummingbird Amazilia decora
White-crested Coquette Lophornis adorabilis
   
Trogons  
Slaty-tailed Trogon Trogon massena
Baird?s Trogon Trogon bairdii
Violaceous Trogon Trogon violaceus
Black-throated Trogon Trogon rufus
Black-headed Trogon Trogon melanocephalus
Great Jacamar Jacamerops aurea
Rufous-tailed Jacamar Galbula ruficauda
   
Motmots, Kingfishers, Toucans, Large Woodpeckers  
Ringed Kingfisher Ceryle torquata
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon
Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona
Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana
American Pygmy Kingfisher Chloroceryle aenea
Blue-crowned Motmot Momotus momota
Lineated Woodpecker Dryocopus lineatus
Pale-billed Woodpecker Campephilus guatemalensis
Fiery-billed Aracari Pteroglossus frantzii
Chestnut-mandibled Toucan Ramphastos swainsonii
   
Woodpeckers and Woodcreepers  
Prong-billed Barbet Semnornis frantzii
White-necked Puffbird Bucco macrorhynchos
White-whiskered Puffbird Malacoptila panamensis
Red-crowned Woodpecker Melanerpes rubricapillus
Golden-naped Woodpecker Melanerpes chrysauchen
Olivaceous Piculet Picumnus alivaceus
Plain Xenops Xenops minutus
Ruddy Treerunner Margarornis rubiginosus
Wedge-billed Woodcreeper Glyphorhynchus spirurus
Streaked-headed Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes souleyetii
Tawny-winged Woodcreeper Dendrocincla anabatina
Black-striped Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus lachrymosus
Buff-throated Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus guttatus
Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner Automolus ochrolaemus
   
Antbirds  
Black-faced Antthrush Formicarius analis
Rufous-breasted Antthrush Formicarius rufipectus
Spectacled Antpitta Hylopezus perspicillatus
Barred Antshrike Thamnophilus doliatus
Black-hooded Antshrike Thamnophilus bridgesi
Bi-colored Antbird Gymnopithys leucaspis
Chestnut-backed Antbird Myrmeciza exsul
Bare-crowned Antbird Gymnocichla nudiceps
Dotted-winged Antwren Microrhopias quixensis
Tawny-crowned Greenlet Hylophilus ochraceiceps
   
Manakins  
Red-capped Manakin Pipra mentalis
Blue-crowned Manakin Pipra coronata
Thrushlike Manakin Shiffornis turdinus
Cinnamon Becard Pachyramphus cinnamomeus
White-winged Becard Pachyramphus polychopterus
Orange-collared Manacus aurantiacus
   
Tityras and Cotingas  
Masked Tityra Tityra semifasciata
Black-crowned Tityra Tityra inquisitor
Yellow-billed Cotinga Carpodectes antoniae
Turquoise Cotinga Cotinga ridgwayi
Rofous Mourner Rhytipterna holerythra
Rufous Piha Lipaugus unirufus
Three-wattled Bellbird Procnias tricarunculata
   
Flycatchers  
Tropical Kingbird Tytannus melancholicus
Bright-rumped Attila Attila spadiceus
Streaked Flycatcher Mayiodynastes maculatus
Boat-billed Flycatcher Megarhynchus pitangua
Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus
Social Flycatcher Myiozetetes similis
Gray-capped Flycatcher Myiozetetes granadensis
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
Dusky-capped Flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer
Sulphur-rumped Flycatcher Myiobius sulphureipygius
Black-tailed Flycatcher Myiobius atricaudus
Ruddy-tailed Flycatcher Terenotriccus erythrurus
Golden-crowned Spadebill Platyrinchus coronatus
Scale-crested Pygmy-tyrant Lophotriccus pileatus
Common Tody-Flycatcher Todirostrum cinereum
Yellow Tyrannulet Capsiempis flaveola
Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet Camptostoma obsoletum
Yellow-bellied Elaenia Elaenia flavogaster
   
Wrens  
Riverside Wren Thryothorus semibadius
Timberline Wren Thryorchilus browni
Plain Wren Thryothorus modestus
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
   
Thrushes  
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
Clay-colored Robin Turdus grayi
White-throated Robin Turdus assimilis
   
Vireos and Warblers  
Green Shrike-Vireo Vireolanius pulchellus
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
Lesser Greenlet Hylophilus decurtatus
Scrub Greenlet Hylophilus flavipes
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina
Buff-rumped Warbler Phaeothlypis fulvicauda
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
Tropical Gnatcatcher Polioptila plumbea
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
Mangrove Warbler Dendroica petechia erithachorides
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla
   
Icterids  
Northern (Baltimore) Oriole Icterus g. galbula
Scarlet-rumped Cacique Cacicus uropygialis
Yellow-billed Cacique Amblycercus holosericeus
Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus nicaraguensis
   
Tanager  
Yellow-crowned Euphonia Euphonia luteicapilla
Spotted-crowned Euphonia Euphonia imitans
Thick-billed Euphonia Euphonia laniirostris
Gray-headed Tanager Eucometis penicillata
Palm Tanager Thraupis palmarum
Shining Honeycreeper Cyanerpes lucidus
Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus
Green Honeycreeper Chlorophanes spiza
Bay-headed Tanager Tangara gyrola
Rufous-winged Tanager Tangara lavinia
Golden-hooded Tanager Tangara larvata
Blue-gray Tanager Thraupis episcopus
White-lined Tanager Tachyphonus rufus
White-shouldered Tanager Tachyphonus luctuosus
White-throated Shrike-Tanager Lanio leucothorax
Scarlet-rumped Tanager Ramphocelus passerinii
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
Hepatic Tanager Piranga flava
Black-cheeked Ant-Tanager Habia atrimaxillaris
Rosy Thrush-Tanager Rhodinochichla rosea
   
Grosbeaks, Seedeaters, Sparrows  
Buff-throated Saltator Saltator maximus
Blue-black Grosbeak Cyanocompsa cyanoides
Orange-billed Sparrow Arremon aurantiirostris
Variable Seedeater Sporophila aurita
Blue-black Grassquit Volatinia jacarina
Black-striped Sparrow Arremonops conirostris
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
   
Others  
Common Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis
Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla