Talari Bird List

The following birds have been observed at Talari. This list can be downloaded.
Current number of species: 228
Numbers refer to 'Birds of Costa Rica' - F.G. Styles & A.F. Skutch
Red = recent addition

c common
f fairly common
u uncommon
r rare
v very rare
Neotropical cormorant Phalacrocorax olivaceus 4-4 u
White ibis Eudocimus Albus 4-8 v
Great blue heron Ardea herodias 5-6 r
Little blue heron Egretta caerulea 5-9 r
Cattle egret Bubulcus ibis 5-13 c
Great egret Casmerodius albus 5-14 r
Green backed green heron Butorides striatus virescens 6-2 r
White throated crake Laterallus albigularis 6-9 v
Grey necked wood rail Aramides cajanea 6-13 f
Spotted sandpiper Actitis macularia 11-8 f
Western sandpiper Calidris mauri 11-12 v
Gray-headed chachalaca Ortalis cinereiceps 12-1 f
Little tinamou Crypturellus soui 12-7 v
Zone-tailed hawk Buteo albonotatus 13-1 u
Turkey vulture Cathartes aura 13-3 c
Black vulture Coragyps atratus 13-4 c
Common black hawk Buteogallus anthracinus 13-6 r
Black hawk-eagle Spizaetus tyrannus 13-9 v
Crested caracara Polyborus plancus 14-12 u
Black-shouldered kite Elanus caeruleus 15-1 u
American swallow-tailed kite Elanoides forficatus 15-2 f
Laughing falcon Herpetotheres cachinnans 15-8 f
Yellow-headed caracara Milvago chimachima 15-9 f
Pearl kite Gampsonyx swainsonii 15-12 u
Double-toothed kite Harpagus bidentatus 16-1 r
Cooper’s hawk Accipiter cooperii 16-4 v
Hook-billed kite Chondrohierax uncinatus 16-9 r
Short-tailed hawk Buteo brachyurus 16-11 v
Roadside hawk Buteo magnirostris 16-12 c
Broad-winged hawk Buteo platypterus 16-13 f
Gray hawk Buteo nitidus 16-14 u
Black-chested hawk Leucopternis princeps 17-1 v
White hawk Leucopternis albicollis 17-2 r
Gray-headed kite Leptodon cayanensis 17-3 r
White-tailed hawk Buteo albicaudatus 17-6 u
Swainson’s hawk Buteo swainsonii 17-7 u
Red-tailed hawk Buteo jamaicensis 17-8 v
Osprey Pandion haliaetus 17-14 r
Red-billed pigeon Columba flavirostris 18-2 r
Scaled pigeon Columba speciosa 18-4 f
Short-billed pigeon Columba nigrirostris 18-5 r
Blue ground-dove Claravis pretiosa 18-6 r
Ruddy ground-dove Columbina talpacoti 18-7 c
Plain-breasted ground-dove Columbina minuta 18-9 v
White-tipped dove Leptotila verreauxi 18-14 c
Ruddy quail-dove Geotrygon montana 18-17 v
White-crowned parrot Pionus senilis 19-7 c
Brown-hooded parrot Pionopsitta haematotis 19-9 u
Crimson-fronted parakeet Aratinga finschi 19-10 r
Olive-throated parakeet Aratinga nana 19-11 r
Sulfur-winged parakeet Pyrrhura hoffmanni 19-12 u
Orange-chinned parakeet Brotogeris jugularis 19-14 u
Common potoo Nyctibius griseus 20-4 f
Motted owl Ciccaba virgata 20-6 u
Tropical Screech-owl Otus choliba 20-15 u
Striped cuckoo Tapera naevia 21-5 u
Squirrel cuckoo Piaya cayana 21-7 c
Smooth-billed ani Crotophaga ani 21-8 c
Lesser nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis 21-12 u
Common pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis 21-18 c
White-collared swift Streptoprocne zonaris 22-1 f
Chestnut-collared swift Cypseloides rutilus 22-3 u
Lesser swallow-tailed swift Panyptila cayennensis 22-7 u
Band-rumped swift Chaetura spinicauda 22-11 f
Barn swallow Hirundo rustica 22-12 u
Cliff swallow Hirundo pyrrhonota 22-13 u
Gray-breasted martin Progne chalybea 22-15 u
South rough-winged swallow Stelgidopteryx ruficollis 22-19 f
Blue-and-white swallow Notiochelidon cyanoleuca 22-20 f
Little Hermit Phaethornis longuemareus 23-1 u
Bronzy Hermit Glaucis aenea 23-4 r
Violet sabrewing Campylopterus hemileucurus 23-9 v
Scaly-breasted hummingbird Phaeochroa cuvierii 23-10 c
Green-breasted mango Anthracothorax prevostii 23-13 r
White-necked jacobin Florisuga mellivora 23-17 r
Long-billed starthroat Heliomaster longirostris 23-18 f
Snowy-bellied hummingbird Amazilia edward 24-3 f
Blue-throated goldentail Hylocharis eliciae 24-9 r
Rufous-tailed hummingbird Amazilia tzacatl 24-10 c
Fork-tailed emerald Chlorostilbon canivetii 24-13 f
Beryl-crowned hummingbird Amazilia decora 24-18 r
White-crested coquette Lophornis adorabilis 25-5 r
Violet-headed hummingbird Klais guimeti 25-11 r
Violacious trogon Trogon violaceus 26-8 u
Ringed kingfisher Ceryle torquata 27-1 f
Amazon kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona 27-4 u
Green kingfisher Chloroceryle americana 27-5 u
Blue-crowned motmot Momotus momota 27-8 c
Lineated woodpecker Dryocopus lineatus 27-13 f
Fiery-billed aracari Pteroglossus frantzii 27-16 f
Chestnut-mandibled toucan Ramphastos swainsonii 27-19 v
Red-headed barbet Eubucco bourcierii 28-2 r
Hoffmann’s woodpecker Melanerpes hoffmannii 28-16 v
Red-crowned woodpecker Melanerpes rubricapillus 28-17 c
Yellow-bellied sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius 28-20 v
Olivaceous piculet Picumnus olivaceus 29-1 f
Wedge-billed woodcreeper Glyphorhynchus spirurus 29-6 r
Streaked-headed woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes affinis 29-8 c
Black-banded woodcreeper Dendrocolaptes picumnus 29-15 v
Black-striped woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus lachrymosus 29-16 v
Buff-throated foliage-gleaner Automolus ochrolaemus 30-3 v
Great antshrike Taraba major 31-2 f
Barred antshrike Thamnophilus doliatus 31-3 f
Black-hooded antshrike Thamnophilus bridgesi 31-6 r
Slaty Antwren Myrmotherula schisticolor 32-3 v
Slaty spinetail Synallaxis brachyura 32-9 f
Pale-breasted spinetail Synallaxis albescens 32-11 f
Orange-collared manakin Manacus aurantiacus 33-2 c
Red-capped manakin Pipra mentalis 33-6 u
Blue-crowned manakin Pipra coronata 33-7 v
White-ruffed manakin Corapipo leucorrhoa 33-9 r
White-winged becard Pachyramphus polychopterus 33-13 u
Black-and-white becard Pachyramphus albogriseus 33-15 u
Masked tityra Tityra semifasciata 34-1 f
Black-crowned tityra Tityra inquisitor 34-2 f
Turquoise cotinga Cotinga ridgwayi 34-5 u
Tropical kingbird Turannus melancholicus 35-1 c
Eastern kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus 35-3 r
Fork-tailed flycatcher Tyrannus savana 35-4 f
Scissor-tailed flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus 35-5 v
Bright-rumped attila Attila spadiceus 35-6 u
Piratic flycatcher Legatus leucophaius 35-8 f
Sulphur-bellied flycatcher Myiodynastes luteiventris 35-10 u
Streaked flycatcher Myiodynastes maculatus 35-11 f
Boat-billed flycatcher Megarhynchus pitangua 35-12 c
Great kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus 35-13 c
Social flycatcher Myiozetetes similis 35-14 c
Gray-capped flycatcher Myiozetetes granadensis 35-15 f
Great-crested flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus 35-17 r
Dusky-capped flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer 35-21 f
Torrent tyrannulet Serpophaga cinerea 36-1 v
Black phoebe Sayornis nigricans 36-5 f
Eastern wood-pewee Contopus virens 36-8 v
Tropical pewee Contopus cinereus 36-9 u
Bran-colored flycatcher Myiophobus fasciatus 36-17 u
Yellow-bellied flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris 36-20 f
Ochre-bellied flycatcher Mionectes oleagineus 36-25 f
Common tody-flycatcher Todirostrum cinereum 37-7 c
Mistletoe tyrannulet Zimmerius vilissimus 37-10 c
Yellow tyrannulet Capsiempis flaveola 37-11 u
Yellow-olive flycatcher Tolmomyias sulphurescens 37-16 f
Southern beardless tyrannulet Camptostoma obsoletum 37-20 r
Greenish elaenia Myiopagis viridicata 37-21 v
Mountain elaenia Elaenia frantzii 37-24 f
Lesser elaenia Elaenia chiriquensis 37-25 f
Yellow-bellied elaenia Elaenia flavogaster 37-26 c
Rufous-breasted wren Thryothorus rutilus 38-8 c
Riverside wren Thryothorus semibadius 38-10 f
Plain wren Thryothorus modestus 38-17 c
House wren Troglodytes aedon 38-18 c
Orange-bill nightingale-thrush Catharus aurantiirostris 38-26 c
Swainsons thrush Catharus ustulatus 39-2 c
Clay-colored robin Turdus grayi 39-8 c
White-throated robin Turdus assimilis 39-9 r
Gray catbird Dumetella carolinensis 39-12 v
Brown Jay Cyanocorax morio 39-19 f
Rufous-browed peppershrike Cyclarhis gujanensis 40-2 f
Red-eyed vireo Vireo olivaceus 40-3 u
Yellow-green vireo Vireo flavoviridis 40-5 c
Yellow-throated vireo Vireo flavifrons 40-6 c
Lesser greenlet Hylophilus decurtatus 40-7 u
Scrub greenlet Hylophilus flavipes 40-8 u
Philadelphia vireo Vireo philadelphicus 40-15 f
Rufous-capped warbler Basileuterus rufifrons 40-16 f
Golden-crowned warbler Basileuterus culicivorus 40-18 v
Three-striped warbler Basileuterus tristriatus 40-20 v
Tennesee warbler Vermivora peregrina 40-22 c
Buff-rumped warbler Phaeothlypis fulvicauda 40-23 u
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola 40-24 c
Tropical gnatcatcher Polioptila plumbea 41-2 f
Golden-winged warbler Vermivora chrysoptera 41-5 u
Blackburnian warbler Dendroica fusca 41-8 u
Yellow-throated warbler Dendroica dominica 41-12 v
Black-and-white warbler Mniotilta varia 41-13 f
Prothonotary warbler Protonotaria citrea 42-1 v
Yellow warbler Dendroica petechia 42-2 f
Wilson’s warbler Wilsonia pusilla 42-4 v
Hooded warbler Wilsonia citrina 42-5 v
Masked yellowthroat Geothlypis aequinoctialis 42-12 v
Gray-crowned yellowthroat Geothlypis poliocephala 42-13 r
Mourning warbler Oporornis philadelphia 42-14 f
Kentucky warbler Oporornis formosus 42-15 u
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica 43-4 c
Magnolia warbler Dendroica magnolia 43-10 v
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus 43-12 r
Louisiana watertrush Seiurus motacilla 43-13 f
Northern watertrush Seiurus noveboracensis 43-14 f
Orchard oriole Icterus spurius 44-6 r
Northern Baltimore oriole Icterus g. galbula 44-7 f
Red-breasted Blackbird Sturnella militaris 44-13 v
Bronzed cowbird Molothrus aeneus 44-15 f
Great-tailed grackle Quiscalus mexicanus 44-16 f
Yellow-crowned euphonia Euphonia luteicapilla 45-1 c
Blue-hooded euphonia Euphonia elegantissima 45-9 r
Gray-headed tanager Eucometis penicillata 45-17 r
Palm tanager Thraupis palmarum 45-19 c
Shining honeycreeper Cyanerpes lucidus 46-1 r
Red-legged honeycreeper Cyanerpe s cyaneus 46-2 c
Blue dacnis Dacnis cayana 46-3 f
Scarlet-thighed dacnis Dacnis venusta 46-4 r
Silver-throated tanager Tangara icterocephala 46-6 u
Green honeycreeper Chlorophanes spiza 46-7 f
Speckled tanager Tangara guttata 46-8 f
Bay-headed tanager Tangara gyrola 46-9 f
Spangled-cheeked tanager Tangara dowii 46-12 r
Golden-hooded tanager Tangara larvata 46-13 c
Blue-gray tanager Thraupis episcopus 46-15 c
White-lined tanager Tachyphonus rufus 46-16 r
Western tanager Piranga ludoviciana 47-2 v
Cherry tanager Ramphocelus passerinii 47-4 c
Summer tanager Piranga rubra 47-5 c
Hepatic tanager Piranga flava 47-6 u
Scarlet tanager Piranga olivacea 47-8 u
Flame-colored tanager Piranga bidentata 47-9 v
Buff-throated saltator Saltator maximus 48-2 c
Streaked saltator Saltator albicollis 48-4 c
Rose-breasted grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus 48-8 f
Blue-black grosbeak Cyanocompsa cyanoides 48-10 v
Indigo bunting Passerina cyanea 48-12 v
Black-headed brush finch Atlapetes atricapillus 48-14 r
Orange-billed sparrow Arremonn aurantiirostris 48-17 r
Variable seedeater Sporophila aurita 49-3 c
Yellow-bellied seedeater Sporophila nigricollis 49-4 r
Yellow-faced grassquit Tiaris olivacea 49-6 f
Blue-black grassquit Volatinia jacarina 49-7 f
Rufous-collared sparrow Zonotrichia capensis 50-13 r
Black-striped sparrow Arremonops conirostris 50-14 c
Melodious blackbird Dives dives 52-6 u
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