Highlands Bird List

English nameScientific nameNombre en español
Trogonide
Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus moccinoQuetzal
Collared TrogonTrogon collarisTrogón Collarejo
Orange-bellied TrogonTrogon aurantiiventrisTrogón Ventrianaranjado
Thraupidae
Golden-browed ChlorophoniaChlorophonia callophrysClorofonia Cejidorada
Blue-hooded EuphoniaEuphonia elegantissima Eufonia Capuchiceleste
Silver-thoated TanagerTangara icterocephalaTangara Dorada
Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus Tangara Azuleja
Common Bush-TanagerChlorospingus ophtalmicusTangara de Monte Ojeruda
Flame-colored TanagerPiranga bidentataTangara Dorsirrayada
Sooty-capped Bush-TanagerChlorospingus pileatusTangara de Monte Cejiblanca
Spangled-cheeked TanagerTangara dowiiTangara Ventricastaña
Western TanagerPiranga ludoviciana Tangara carirroja
Summer TanagerPiranga rubraTangara Veranera
Red-legged HoneycreeperCyanerpes cyaneusMielero de Patirrojo
ZeledoniaZeledonia coronataZeledonia
White-winged TanagerPiranga leucoptera Tangra Aliblanca
Picidae
Golden-olive WoodpeckerPiculus rubiginosusCarpintero Verde Dorado
Acorn WoodpeckerMelanerpes formicivorusCarpintero Careto
Hairy WoodpeckerPicoides villosusCarpintero Serranero o Velloso
Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus variusCarpintero Bebedor
Pirulidae
Mourning WarblerOporornis philadelphiaReinita Enlutada
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta variaReinita Trepadora
Black-throated Green WarblerDendroica virensReinita Cariamarilla
Chestnut-sided WarblerDendroica pensylvanicaReinita de Costillas Castañas
Flame-throated WarblerParula gutturalisReinita Garganta de Fuego
Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysopteraReinita Alidorada
Townsend´s WarblerDendroica townsendiReinita de Townsend
Tennesee WarblerVermivora peregrinaReinita Verdilla
Black-Cheeked WarblerBasileuterus melanogenysReinita Carinegra
Wilson´s WarblerWilsonia pusilla Reinita Gorrinegra
Louisiana WaterthrushSeiurus motacillaReinita Acuática Piquigrande
Collared RedstartMyioborus torquatusAmigo del Hombre
Alcedinidae
Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazonaMartín Pescador Amazónico
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyonMartín Pescador Norteño
Green KingfisherChloroceryle americanaMartín Pescador Verde
Ringed KingfisherCeryle torquataMartín Pescador Collarejo
Strigidae
Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianumMochuelo Común
Mottled OwlCiccaba virgataLechuza Café
Costarican Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium jardiniiMochuelo Montañero
Bare-Shanked Screech OwnlOtus clarkiiLechucita Serranera
Unspotted Saw-whet OwlAegolius ridgwayiLechucita Parda
Tytonidae
Common Barn-OwlTyto albaLechuza Ratonera
Tyrannidae
Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratusBienteveo Grande
Gray-capped FlycatcherMyiozetetes granadensisMosquero Cabecigrís
Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus borealisPibí Boreal
Olive-stripped FlycatcherMionectes olivaceusMosquerito Ojimanchado
Social FlycartcherMyiozetetes similisMosquero Cabeciblanco
Tufted FlycatcherMitrephanes phaeocercusMosquerito Moñudo
Western KingbirdTyrannus verticalisTirano Occidental
Yellowish FlycatcherEmpidonax flavescens Mosquerito Amarillento
Tropical KingbirdTyranus melancholicusTirano Tropical
Golden-bellied FlycatcherMyiodinastes hemichrysusMosquero Vientridorado
Ochraceous PeweeContopus ochraceusPibí Ocraceo
Western Wood-PeweeCantopus sordidulusPibí Occidental
Black PhoebeSayornis nigricansMosquero de Agua
Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarhynchus pitanguaMorquerón Picudo
Black-capped FlycatcherEmpidonax atricepsMosquerito Cabecinegro
Dark PeweeContopus lugubrisPibí Sombrío
Mistletoe TyrannuletZimmerius vilissimusMosquerito cejigrís
Mountain ElaeniaElaenia frantziiElainia Montañera
Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogasterElainia Copetona
Torrent TyrannuletSerpophaga cineareaMosquerito Guardaríos
Ptilogonatidae
Long-tailed Silky-flycatcherPtilogonys caudatusCapulinero Colilargo
Black and yellow Silky-flycatcher Phainoptila melanoxanthaCapulinero Negro y Amarillo
Trochilidae
Volcano HummingbirdSelasphorus flammulaChispita Volcanera
Fiery-throated HummingbirdPanterpe insignisColibrí Garganta de Fuego
Gray-tailed Mountain-gemLampornis cinereicaudaColibrí Montañés Coligris
Green-crowned BrilliantHeliodoxa jaculata Brillante Frentiverde
Magnificent HummingbirdEugenes fulgensColibrí Magnífico
Green-fronted LancebillDoryfera ludoviciaePico de Lanza Frentiverde
Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatlAmazilia Rabirrufa
Scintillant HummingbirdSelasphorus scintillaChispita Gorginaranja
Violet SabrewingCampylopterus hemileucurusAla de Sable violáceo
Green Violet-earColibri thalassinus Colibrí Orejiviolaceo Verde
Coopery-headed EmeraldElvira cupreicepsEsmeralda de Corona Cobriza
White-tailed EmeraldElvira chionura Esmeralda Coliblanca
Turdidae
Black-billed Nightingale-Thrush Catharus gracilirostrisZorzal Piquinegro
Clay-colored RobinTurdus grayiYigüirro
Black Face SolitaireMyadestes melanopsJilguero
Mountain RobinTurdus plebejusMirlo Montañero
Sooty RobinTurdus nigrescensMirlo Negruzco
VeeryCatharus fuscescensZorzal Dorsirrojizo
Ruddy-capped Nightingale-ThrushCatharus frantziiZorzal Gorrirojizo
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelinaZorzal del Bosque
Swainson´s ThrushCatharus ustulatusZorzal de Swainson
Cathartidea
Black VultureCoragyps atratusZoncho
King VoltureSarcoramphus papaZopilote Rey
Turkey VoltureCathartes auraZopilote Cabecirrojo
Accipitridae
Cooper´s HawkAccipiter cooperiiGavilán de Cooper
Bicolored HawkAccipiter bicolorGavilán Bicolor
Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterusGavilán Aludo
Ornate Hawk EagleSpizaetus ornatusAguilillo Penachudo
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensisGavilán Colirrojo
Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatusGavilán Pajarero
Swallow tailed KiteElanoides forficatusElanio Tijereta
Swinson´s HawkButeo swainsoniGavilán de Swaninson
Pandionadae
OspreyPandion haliaetusGavilán Pescador
Falconidae
American KestrelFalco sparveriusCernícalo Americano
Bat FalconFalco rufigularis Halcón Cuelliblanco
Collared Forest FalconMicrastur semitorquatusHalcón de Monte Collarejo
Barred Forest FalconMicrastur ruficollisHalcón de Monte Barreteado
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusHalcón Peregrino
MerlinFalco columbariusEsmerejón
Momotidae
Blue-crowned MotmotMomotus momotaMomoto Común
Emberizidae
Black-thighed GrossbeakPheucticus tibialisPiquigrueso Vientriamarillo
Chestnut-capped Brush-FinchAtlapetes brunneinuchaSaltón Cabecicastaño
Peg-billed Finch Acanthidops bairdiiFringilo Piquiagudo
Large-footed FinchPezopetes capitalisSaltón Patigrande
Slaty FlowerpiercerDiglossa plumbeaPinchaflor Plomizo
Yellow-thighed FinchPselliophorus tibialisSaltón de Muslos Amarillos
Slaty FinchHaplospiza rustica Fringilo Plomizo
Yellow-throated Brush-FinchAtlapetes gutturalisDsltón Gargantiamarilla
Volcano JuncoJunco vulcaniJunco Paramero
Roufus-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensisComemaiz
Rose-breasted Grossbeak Pheucticus ludovicianusPicogrueso Pechirrosado
Yellow-faced GrassquitTiaris olivaceaSemillero Cariamarillo
Troglodytidae
Ochraceous WrenTroglodytes ochraceusSoterrey Ocroso
Grey-breasted Wood-wrenHenicorhina leucophrysSoterrey de la Selva Pechigrís
House WrenTroglodytes aedonSoterrey Cucarachero
Timberline WrenThryorchilus browniSoterrey del Bambú
Tityridae
Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolorCabezón Ondeado
Masked TityraTityra semifasciataTityra Carirroja
Vireonidae
Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrysVireo Montañero
Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicusVireo Amarillento
Yellow-winged VireoVireo carmioliVireo Aliamarillo
Roufus-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensisVireón Cejirrufo
Rhinocryptidae
Silvery-fronted TapaculoScytalopus argentifrons Tapaculo Frentiplateado
Psittacidae
Barred ParakeetBolborhynchus lineolaPeriquito Listado
Sulfur-winged ParakeetPyrrhura hoffmanniPerico Aliazufrado
White-crowned ParrotPionus senilisChucuyo
Cracidae
Black GuanChamaepetes unicolorPava Negra
Corvidae
Silvery-throated JayCyanolyca argentigulaUrraca Gorgiplateada
Icteridae
Northern (Baltimore) OrioleIcterus g. galbulaBolsero Norteño
Orchard OrioleIcterus spuriusBolsero Castaño
Yellow-billed CaciqueAmblycercus holosericeusCacique Picoplata
Bronzed CowbirdMolothrus aeneusVaquero Ojirrojo
Nicaraguan GrackleQuiscalus nicaraguensisZanate de Laguna
Columbidae
Band-tailed PigeonColumba fasciata Paloma Collareja
Chiriquí Quail DoveGeotrygon chiriquensisPaloma-Perdíz Pechicanela
Buff-fronted Quail DoveGeotrygon costaricensisPaloma-Perdíz Costarriqueña
Ruddy (Pigeon) Ground-DoveColumbina talpacotiTortolita Rojiza
White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxiPaloma Coliblanca
Hirundinidae
Northern Rouged-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennisGolondrina Alirrasposa Norteña
Blue-and-white SwallowNotiochelidon cyanoleucaGolondrina Azul y Blanco
Apodidae
Black SwiftCypseloides nigerVencejo Negro
Vaux´s SwiftChaetura vauxiVencejo Común
Chestnut-collared SwiftCypseloides rutilusVencejo cuellicastaño
White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonarisVencejo Collarejo
Caprimulgidae
Dusky NightjarCaprimulgus saturatusChotacabras Sombrío
Ardeidae
Great Blue HeronArdea herodiasGarzón Azulado
Great EgretCasmerodius albusGarceta Grande
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisGarcilla Bueyera
Ramphastidae
Emerald ToucanetAulacorhynchus prasinusTucancillo Verde
Bombycillidae
Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorumAmpelis Americano
Tinamidae
Highland TinamouNothocercus bonaparteiTinamú Serrano
Scolopacidae
Spotted SandpiperActitis maculariaAndarríos Maculado
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitariaAndarríos Solitario
Dendrocolaptidae
Spotted-crowned Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes affinisTrepador Cabecipunteado
Phalacrocoracidae
Olivaceus CormorantPhalacrocorax olivaceusCormorán Neotropical
Cuculidae
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanusCuclillo Piquigualdo
Phasianidae
Spotted Wood-QuailOdontophorus guttatus Codorniz Moteada
Buffy-crowned Wood-PartridgeDendrortyx leucophrysPerdiz Montañera
Furnariidae
Streaked XenopsXenops rutilans Xenops Rayado
Lineated Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla subalarisTrepamusgo Lineado
Ruddy TreerunnerMargarornis rubiginosusSubepalo Rojizo
Streaked-breasted Tree-hunterThripadectes rufobrunneusTrepamusgo Cuellirrojizo
Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescensSubepalo Moteado
Cinclidae
American DipperCinclus mexicanusMirlo Acuático Plomizo
Fringillidae
Yellow-bellied SiskinCardeus xanthogastraJilguero Ventriamarillo
Capitonidae
Red-headed BarbetEubucco bourcieriiBarbudo Cabecirrojo
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