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13 - 29 July 2000

by Roger Boyd

The trip was arranged by Roger L. Boyd through Mercedes Revadeneira at Neblina Forest.  Mercedes suggested the itinerary that we used, made all the arrangements and provided the transportation, drivers and guides.  There was a total of 8 of us from Kansas and one from Colorado in our group.  We were very pleased with our experience, accommodations, food, driver, and most of all, our guide Lelis Navarrete.  We also had a very knowledgeable local guide at Sacha: Oscar Tapuy.  This was, by far, our best trip (out of 5) ever to South America.  We highly recommend Neblina Forest to you.  We located 568 species of which 66 were only heard.  Included in this list were 76 tanagers and allies, 70 flycatcher and 48 hummingbird species.  A species list is appended  to the end of this trip report.
July 13 

Some of the group were visiting relatives and/or friends in Ecuador and Paraguay before hand so we all planned to assemble at the Sebastian Hotel for the first evening.  We talked briefly about breakfast arrangements, our pick-up time, and what to expect on the first leg of the adventure.

July 14

We assembled for breakfast in the Hotel restaurant at 5:30 am and were in the 12 passenger van and on the road by 6:00 am.  We stopped first along the northern edge of Quito in the foothills of Volcan Pichincha.  Here we saw our first of many humingbirds: Sparkling Violetear, Giant Hummingbird, and Black-tailed Trainbearer.  We also had several arid brushy species like Ash-breasted Sierra-Finch, Plain-colored Seedeater, Tufted Tit-Tyrant, Cinerous Conebill and Hooded Siskin.

After turning off the old and famous Nono-Mindo Road we did some walking up the road in the lower elevations and saw our first of many spinetails with Azara’s being the first, followed by Slaty.  We saw a number of other species including Black-necked and Golden Tanagers, but perhaps the best bird for this segment was a Fasciated Tiger-Heron skulking along in the vegetation on the banks of a small stream below the road.  Our next stop was for a box lunch on the deck of Tony Nunnery’s house.  I counted 20 hummingbird feeders off of the deck and in the various trees in the yard.

We had a total of 15 species on those feeders by the end of lunch.  For me, the most spectacular were the Violet-tailed Sylph, Collared Inca, and Purple-throated Woodstar. We also had great views of Crimson-mantled Woodpecker in the back yard and a Black-and-Chestnut Eagle circling low over the house.  Upon reaching Bella Vista some of us took a late afternoon hike down the road.  We saw a number of great birds including Sickle-winged Guan and Spillman’s Tapaculo at 15 ft away.  At dusk we had a single Scissor-tailed Nightjar respond to a tape recording.  Bella Vista is described as a quaint little lodge with delicious vegetarian meals.  It certainly met our expectations.  It was a short but lovely stay.

July 15

Bella Vista also has very active hummingbird feeders and we had 10 species present. The dawn chorus was marvelous with Crested Quetzal, Plate-billed Mt-Toucan, Spillman’s Tapaculo, Toucan Barbet,  Flammulated Treehunter, Masked Trogon, Beautiful and Turquoise Jay.  We took a short hike before breakfast and recorded 45 species, mostly new for the trip.  Some of the highlights were Crimson-rumped Toucanet, Pearl Treerunner, Grass-green, Beryl-spangled, Blue-and-black, and Flame-faced Tanagers.

After breakfast we walked the road to the Science Center near the lodge and then took the rest of the day to work our way along the Nono-Mindo Road in order to arrive at Mindo Gardens for Dinner and overnight in their lovely bungalows.  Some of the most interesting finds were Gorgeted Sunangel, Golden-headed Quetzal, Narino Tapaculo(again at 15 ft), and Ornate Flycatcher.  After arriving at the Gardens several of us went to the far side of the town of Mindo to look for nightjars.  We had several Rufous-bellied Nightjars swoop by and had 4 Lyre-tailed Nightjars flying around.  One female nearly landed on our heads in response to the male tape recording.  The dinner meal was outstanding and everyone went to bed very contented.

July 16

Today, after a quick breakfast, we left at 5:00 am to travel to the nearby area of Pedro Vicente Maldonado to work the patches of choco habitat.   We spent most of the day walking up and down a single hill that had a series of very productive trees along the road edge.

Some of the more interesting species we saw were Slate-throated Gnatcatcher, Slate-capped Shrike-Vireo, Scale-crowned and Black-capped Pygmy-Tyrant, Dusky Pigeon, White-thighed Swallow, Cinnamon, Red-rumped and Choco Woodpeckers, Orange-fronted Barbet, Scarlet-browed, Tawny-crested, Emerald, Blue-whiskered, Blue-necked, White-lined, Silver-throated, and Scarlet-and-white Tanagers.  On the way back to Mindo we stopped at another remnant forest and saw Buff-fronted, Scaly-throated and Lineated Foliage-gleaners, Pacific Tuftedcheek, Club-winged Manakin, Moss-backed and Glistening-green Tanagers.  We had a total of 128 species for the day and ended the day with another exquisite meal at Mindo Gardens.

July 17

Today we started at the top of the hill at the blacktop and walked down the road to Mindo.  The van followed in case anyone was tired.  Some of the highlights were Little Cuckoo, Golden-headed Quetzal, Crimson-rumped Toucanet, Red-headed Barbet, Streak-capped Treehunter, Uniform Antshrike, Flavescent Flycatcher building a nest with moss, Chestnut-capped and Tricolored Brush-finch. Late in the afternoon we drove back to Sebastian Hotel in Quito

July 18 

We had an early departure towards the east.  Our first stop was at a brushy rock quarry near Cumbaya where we saw a Short-eared Owl as well as Plain-colored and Band-tailed Seedeater and Ash-breasted Sierra-Finch.  Our next stop was at the base of the mountains and there we saw a number of new species including Red-crested Cotinga, Black-tailed and Green-tailed Trainbearer, Buff-breasted Mountain-Tanagers and above on the ridge, Carunculated Caracara and two Andean Condors soaring along.  At the very summit of Pappallacta Pass we were on the side road that leads to all of the microwave towers.

There at 14,530 ft elevation and with the help of two European birders we spotted two Rufous-breasted Seedsnipe.  We slowly walked back down the road to the main highway. In the Paramo zone we had great looks at Tawny Antpitta, Blue-mantled Thornbill and Many-striped Canastero. We arrived at Termas de Papallacta early enough to find Sword-billed Hummingbird, Viridian and Tyrian Metaltail, Shining Sunbeam, and Cinerous Conebill.  After a tremendous dinner of trucha it was time to thoroughly relax in the natural hot springs in the lovely garden setting of Hotel La Posada.

July 19

This morning we again had an early start.  We went above the hotel in some great elfin forest areas, arriving before dawn.  As we walked back towards the hotel we watched the sun rise on the snow capped Volcan Antisana across the valley.  What a marvelous view!  We also had marvelous views of Scarlet-bellied, Black-chested, Masked, Blue-winged, and Buff-breasted Mountain-Tanagers, Black-backed Bush-Tanagers, Pale-naped Brush-finch, Glossy Flower-piercer, Buff-winged Starfrontlet, and to cap it off great looks at several Plushcaps.

We returned for breakfast and then headed out for the eastern foothills.  In route we found several Torrent Ducks and White-capped Dipper in Rio Papallacta.  Upon arriving at San Isidro at 1:30 we ate our lunch amidst the calls and fly-bys of oropendolas and caciques as well as a raft of hummingbirds at the feeders .  We moved into our rooms and some of us headed out for afternoon exploration until dark.  Some of the highlights were Rufous-crowned Tody-tyrant, Long-tailed Antbird, Black-eared Hemispingus, Olivaceous Siskins, Black-capped Tanager and White-capped Parrot.  At dusk we heard and finally saw a Rufous-banded Owl.

July 20

Today we travelled to nearby Guacamayo Ridge at 6,800 ft.  Initially it was drizzling but we did have a nice flock that included Smoky Bush-Tyrant, Cinnamon Flycatcher, Rufous Wren, Black-capped Hemispingus,  Pearled Treerunner, Black-crested and Citrine Warbler, and Grass-green Tanager.  Further down the hill we saw three Hooded Mountain-tanagers.  Several more kilometers downhill we got below the clouds and out of the rain long enough to find a few new species.  Some of the best included White-backed Fire-eye, Rufous-breasted Flycatcher, Black-capped, Saffron-crowned and Flame-faced Tanager.  After some work we were able to see Rufous-vented Tapaculo. The meals that we had while at San Isidro were excellent.

July 21

In the morning we walked along the entrance road in front of San Isidro Lodge.  We had 55 species before noon including Crested Quetzal, Azara Spinetail, Black-chested Fruiteater, Streaked Tuftedcheek, Bronze-olive Pygmy-Tyrant, and Handsome Flycatcher.  After lunch we headed back to Quito.  On the way we stopped at a new lodge called Guango Lodge.  Along the river out back we picked up Tourmaline Sunangel, Purple-backed Thornbill, Grey-hooded Bush-tanager, and Slaty Brush-finch.

July 22

Today we traveled down the Old Chiriboga road on our way to Tinalandia.  It turned out to be a long rough road but with a number of good birds along the way.  On the eastern side of the pass we saw an Aplomado Falcon.  High up on the western slope we saw Saffire-vented Puffleg, Mountain Velvetbreast, Bar-bellied Woodpecker, Ash-colored Tapaculo, Golden-crowned Tanager, Stripe-headed and Rufous-naped Brush-finch.  Lower down we found Superciliated Hemispingus and Yellow-bellied Chat-tyrant.  Several of us were able to scamper down a still incline along the trans-Andean pipeline to an Andean Cock-of-the-Rock lek.  The last flock for the day contained a Star-chested Treerunuer.  We arrived at Tinalandia just in time for a delicious dinner that evening.

July 23

Today we had all morning to bird the Tinalandia grounds.  Some of the new species were White-tipped Sicklebill, White-whiskered Hermit, Rufous Motmot, White-whiskered Puffbird, White-eyed Trogon, Scarlet-backed Woodpecker, Streak-headed and Plain-brown Woodcreeper, Masked Water-tyrant, Golden-faced Tyrannulet, Band-backed Wren, Equadorian Thrush, and Slaty-capped Shrike-vireo. After lunch we returned to Sebastian Hotel in Quito in time to do some shopping.

July 24

We departed Quito at 11:30 am for a 40 min. flight to the petroleum boom town of Coca.   We arrived in a downpour and were concerned about how long it might last.  We finally left at 1:30 pm in long motorized boats down the Napo River for 3 hr.  It rained the first hour or so.  Down the river we saw the typical birds like White-winged and White-banded Swallows, Yellow-billed Tern, Swallow-wing Puffbird, Fork-tailed Palm-Swift, Oriole Blackbird, Greater Yellow-headed Vulture, Drab Water-Tyrant and others.  We finally disembarked from the canoe at about 4:30 pm. and walked for about 30 minutes through the jungle towards Sacha Lodge.   Perhaps the best find along the boardwalk was a roosting Spectacled Owl and several large troops of Squirrel Monkeys.  We then arrived at a dock and took dug out canoes across the lake or cocha to the actual lodge.  We arrived at 5pm.  We settled into our cabins just in time for dinner.

July 25

Our first morning there we awoke to rain and the dawn chorus including Common Potoo, Barred and Buff-throated Woodcreeper.   We headed off for the canopy tower which is about 130 ft high, but unfortunately it kept raining and we finally returned about 8 am, soaked.  By 10 am it quit raining and so several of us headed back to the tower.  It rained again briefly but we persevered and when it finally quit raining we were able to see a number of birds.  Some of the best were Gilded Barbet (recently split from Black-spotted), Many-banded Aracari, Dugand’s Antwren, Slender-footed Tyrannulet, Spangled Cotinga and a King Vulture that landed in our tree just 20 feet over our heads.

On our way back to the Lodge we were delayed by a number of skulkers such as Cinereous and Dusky-throated Antshrike, Gray and Plumbeous Antbirds, White-flanked Antwren and finally a pair of Black-faced Antthrushes in the middle of the trail.  After lunch we canoed across the lake and walked the boardwalk again.  Some of the highlights wereWhite-eared Jacamar, Chestnut, Spot-breasted and Crimson-crested Woodpecker, and Scarlet-crowned Barbet, and roosting Greater Potoo and Tawny-bellied Screech-owl.

We then walked along the river to a cleared pasture and found a pair of very agitated Southern Lapwings, Fork-tailed Flycatchers, a pair and single juvenile Orange-fronted Plushcrown, a single Amazonian Umbrellabird, Bare-necked Fruitcrows, a pair of Red-breasted Blackbirds (reminding us of our meadowlarks in Kansas), an Undulated Tinamou nest with 4 eggs, and to top it off, a Brown Jacamar.  After dinner Lelis, Oscar and I went out to night light some roosting birds.  We found 5 Marbled Wood-Quail, a Long-billed Woodcreeper, Short-billed Leaftosser, and finally an adult and juvenile Great Tinamou balancing on a limb on their metatarsi rather than grasping the branch with their toes.

July 26

Rise and shine to the early morning chorus again.  We hurriedly took off across the lake in dug outs and birded down the boardwalk, picking up White-shouldered and Silvered Antbird, and Yellow-headed Caracara.    We traveled down river several miles to visit a parrot lek.  When we arrived the parrots were fairly jumpy so we didn’t stay long.  There were 150 Dusky-headed Parakeets, 20 Yellow-crowned Parrot, 10 Blue-headed Parrot and 10 Mealy Parrots.

We then traveled upriver to two different seasonally flooded varzea forest island habitats.  The first location contained fairly young growth.  Some of the best finds there were Olive-spotted Hummingbird, Lesser Hornero, Lesser Wagtail-Tyrant, River Tyrannulet, White-bellied, Rufous-backed and Dark-breasted Spinetail, Black-and-white Antbird, and Orange-headed Tanager.  On the second, older island we added Chapman’s Swift, Dark-billed Cuckoo, Little Woodpecker, Plain-crowned Spinetail, Castelnau’s Antshrike, Spotted Tody-flycatcher, Large Elaenia, Fuscous Flycatcher, and Wing-barred Seedeater.  On the boardwalk again, we added Spot-backed Antbird among others.  After lunch several of us headed out on some more trails.  Probably the best birds were Noble Antthrush at a close distance, Dusky-throated Antshrike and Blue-crowned Manakin.

July 27

We headed out for the tower with flashlights at 5:30 am.  We wanted to be on the tower at sunrise and stay until the next group arrived.   Shortly before arriving at the tower we found a Crested Owl roosting about 30 ft off the trail.  On the tower we saw 40 species in about an hour.  Some of the best ones were Golden-tailed Sapphire, Lafresnaye’s Piculet, Red-stained, Cream-colored and Scale-breasted Woodpecker, Yellow-margined and Ochre-bellied Flycatcher, Opal-crowned, Opal-rumped, Turquoise, Green-and-gold, and Masked Crimson Tanager.

On the way back to the Lodge we added Grayish Mourner, Cinnamon Attila, Wire-tailed Manakin, Pygmy and Ornate Antwren, Cinnamon Dwarf-tyrant, and Red-rumped Cacique.  After lunch several of us went out at mid-afternoon and picked up a number of birds including Straight-billed Hermit.   We made one last ascent of the tower before sunset.  Bat Falcon was the only new species from the tower but in the dark on the way back we heard a pair of Laughing Falcon and Buckley’s Forest-falcon and spotlighted a roosting Cinnamon Woodcreeper.

July 28 

We left the lodge at 630 and boarded the boat and headed back to Coca.  Along the way we had a great look at a Ladder-tailed Night-jar.  We flew to Quito and spent some time shopping.   Some of the group headed for other parts of Ecuador upon return and the rest of us flew home the next day.

Species Lists:


Great Tinamou
Cinereous Tinamou
Little Tinamou
Undulated Tinamou
Neotropic Cormorant
Andean Teal
Yellow-billed Pintail
Torrent Duck
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Striated Heron
Cattle Egret
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
Fasciated Tiger-Heron
Andean Condor
King Vulture
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Greater Yellow-headed Vulture
Swallow-tailed Kite
Slender-billed Kite
Double-toothed Kite
Plumbeous Kite
Plain-breasted Hawk
Slate-colored Hawk
White Hawk
Barred Hawk
Black-chested Eagle
Roadside Hawk
White-throated Hawk
Red-backed Hawk
Puna Hawk
Black-and-chestnut Eagle
Black Caracara
Carunculated Caracara
Yellow-headed Caracara
Lined Forest-Falcon
Buckley's Forest-Falcon
Laughing Falcon
American Kestrel
Bat Falcon
Aplomado Falcon
Speckled Chachalaca
Andean Guan
Sickle-winged Guan
Marbled Wood-Quail
Rufous-fronted Wood-Quail
Dark-backed Wood-Quail
Rufous-sided Crake
Gray-necked Wood-Rail
Rufous-bellied Seedsnipe
Southern Lapwing
Andean Gull
Yellow-billed Tern
Rock Dove
Band-tailed Pigeon
Pale-vented Pigeon
Ruddy Pigeon
Plumbeous Pigeon
Dusky Pigeon
Eared Dove
Scaly Ground-Dove
Ruddy Ground-Dove
Gray-fronted Dove
Sapphire Quail-Dove
White-throated Quail-Dove
Blue-and-yellow Macaw
Red-bellied Macaw
White-eyed Parakeet
Dusky-headed Parakeet
Maroon-tailed Parakeet
Cobalt-winged Parakeet
Black-headed Parrot
Rose-faced Parrot
Blue-headed Parrot
Red-billed Parrot
White-capped Parrot
Bronze-winged Parrot
Yellow-crowned Parrot
Orange-winged Parrot
Scaly-naped Parrot
Mealy Parrot
Dark-billed Cuckoo
Squirrel Cuckoo
Little Cuckoo
Smooth-billed Ani
Striped Cuckoo
Tawny-bellied Screech-Owl
Crested Owl
Spectacled Owl
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl
Black-banded Owl
Rufous-banded Owl
Short-eared Owl
Great Potoo
Common Potoo
Rufous-bellied Nighthawk
Ladder-tailed Nightjar
Swallow-tailed Nightjar
Lyre-tailed Nightjar
White-collared Swift
Chestnut-collared Swift
Short-tailed Swift
Gray-rumped Swift
Chapman's Swift
Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift
Neotropical Palm-Swift
Pale-tailed Barbthroat
White-whiskered Hermit
Tawny-bellied Hermit
Straight-billed Hermit
White-tipped Sicklebill
White-necked Jacobin
Brown Violet-ear
Green Violet-ear
Sparkling Violet-ear
Green Thorntail
Western Emerald
Fork-tailed Woodnymph
Green-crowned Woodnymph
Golden-tailed Sapphire
Olive-spotted Hummingbird
Andean Emerald
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
Speckled Hummingbird
Fawn-breasted Brilliant
Green-crowned Brilliant
White-tailed Hillstar
Giant Hummingbird
Shining Sunbeam
Mountain Velvetbreast
Great Sapphirewing
Bronzy Inca
Brown Inca
Collared Inca
Buff-winged Starfrontlet
Sword-billed Hummingbird
Buff-tailed Coronet
Chestnut-breasted Coronet
Gorgeted Sunangel
Tourmaline Sunangel
Sapphire-vented Puffleg
Booted Racket-tail
Black-tailed Trainbearer
Green-tailed Trainbearer
Purple-backed Thornbill
Viridian Metaltail
Tyrian Metaltail
Blue-mantled Thornbill
Long-tailed Sylph
Violet-tailed Sylph
Wedge-billed Hummingbird
Purple-crowned Fairy
Purple-throated Woodstar
White-bellied Woodstar
Crested Quetzal
Golden-headed Quetzal
White-eyed Trogon
Black-tailed Trogon
White-tailed Trogon
Masked Trogon
Black-throated Trogon
Ringed Kingfisher
Amazon Kingfisher
Rufous Motmot
Blue-crowned Motmot
White-eared Jacamar
Brown Jacamar
White-chinned Jacamar
Rufous-tailed Jacamar
White-whiskered Puffbird
Lanceolated Monklet
Brown Nunlet
Black-fronted Nunbird
White-fronted Nunbird
Yellow-billed Nunbird
Scarlet-crowned Barbet
Orange-fronted Barbet
Gilded Barbet
Red-headed Barbet
Toucan Barbet
Emerald Toucanet
Crimson-rumped Toucanet
Pale-mandibled Aracari
Chestnut-eared Aracari
Many-banded Aracari
Ivory-billed Aracari
Plate-billed Mountain-Toucan
Channel-billed Toucan
Choco Toucan
Chestnut-mandibled Toucan
White-throated Toucan
Lafresnaye's Piculet
Spot-breasted Woodpecker
Crimson-mantled Woodpecker
Golden-olive Woodpecker
Chestnut Woodpecker
Scale-breasted Woodpecker
Cinnamon Woodpecker
Cream-colored Woodpecker
Lineated Woodpecker
Yellow-tufted Woodpecker
Black-cheeked Woodpecker
Little Woodpecker
Red-stained Woodpecker
Choco Woodpecker
Red-rumped Woodpecker
Scarlet-backed Woodpecker
Bar-bellied Woodpecker
Crimson-crested Woodpecker
Powerful Woodpecker
Stout-billed Cinclodes
Bar-winged Cinclodes
Pacific Hornero
Lesser Hornero
Andean Tit-Spinetail
Azara's Spinetail
Slaty Spinetail
Dark-breasted Spinetail
Plain-crowned Spinetail
White-bellied Spinetail
Rufous Spinetail
White-browed Spinetail
Red-faced Spinetail
Rusty-backed Spinetail
Many-striped Canastero
Orange-fronted Plushcrown
Pearled Treerunner
Star-chested Treerunner
Spotted Barbtail
Pacific Tuftedcheek
Streaked Tuftedcheek
Lineated Foliage-gleaner
Scaly-throated Foliage-gleaner
Buff-fronted Foliage-gleaner
Flammulated Treehunter
Striped Treehunter
Streak-capped Treehunter
Streaked Xenops
Plain Xenops
Short-billed Leaftosser
Tyrannine Woodcreeper
Plain-brown Woodcreeper
Wedge-billed Woodcreeper
Long-billed Woodcreeper
Cinnamon-throated Woodcreeper
Strong-billed Woodcreeper
Barred Woodcreeper
Straight-billed Woodcreeper
Buff-throated Woodcreeper
Olive-backed Woodcreeper
Streak-headed Woodcreeper
Montane Woodcreeper
Brown-billed Scythebill
Great Antshrike
Castelnau's Antshrike
Uniform Antshrike
Mouse-colored Antshrike
Western Slaty-Antshrike
Spot-winged Antshrike
Russet Antshrike
Dusky-throated Antshrike
Cinereous Antshrike
Pygmy Antwren
Griscom's Antwren
Pacific Streaked-Antwren
Ornate Antwren
White-flanked Antwren
Dugand's Antwren
Dot-winged Antwren
Long-tailed Antbird
Gray Antbird
Dusky Antbird
White-backed Fire-eye
Warbling Antbird
Black-and-white Antbird
Silvered Antbird
Chestnut-backed Antbird
Esmeraldas Antbird
Plumbeous Antbird
White-shouldered Antbird
Immaculate Antbird
Spot-backed Antbird
Scale-backed Antbird
Noble Antthrush
Black-faced Antthrush
Rufous-breasted Antthrush
Chestnut-crowned Antpitta
Chestnut-naped Antpitta
White-bellied Antpitta
Rufous Antpitta
Tawny Antpitta
Slate-crowned Antpitta
Rusty-belted Tapaculo
Ash-colored Tapaculo
Unicolored Tapaculo
Equatorial Rufous-vented Tapaculo
Narino Tapaculo
Spillman's Tapaculo
Sooty-headed Tyrannulet
Ashy-headed Tyrannulet
Tawny-rumped Tyrannulet
Slender-footed Tyrannulet
Golden-faced Tyrannulet
Brown-capped Tyrannulet
Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet
Yellow-crowned Tyrannulet
Gray Elaenia
Yellow-bellied Elaenia
Large Elaenia
White-crested Elaenia
White-throated Tyrannulet
White-tailed Tyrannulet
White-banded Tyrannulet
Sulphur-bellied Tyrannulet
River Tyrannulet
Torrent Tyrannulet
Lesser Wagtail-Tyrant
Tufted Tit-Tyrant
Agile Tit-Tyrant
Streak-necked Flycatcher
Ochre-bellied Flycatcher
Slaty-capped Flycatcher
Rufous-breasted Flycatcher
Yellow Tyrranulet
Bronze-olive Pygmy-Tyrant
Black-capped Pygmy-Tyrant
Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant
Rufous-crowned Tody-Tyrant
Black-headed Tody-Flycatcher
Yellow-browed Tody-Flycatcher
Common Tody-Flycatcher
Spotted Tody-Flycatcher
Yellow-olive Flycatcher
Yellow-margined Flycatcher
Cinnamon Tyrant-Manakin
Cinnamon Flycatcher
Ornate Flycatcher
Flavescent Flycatcher
Bran-colored Flycatcher
Handsome Flycatcher
Smoke-colored Pewee
Fuscous Flycatcher
Black Phoebe
Vermilion Flycatcher
Brown-backed Chat-Tyrant
Rufous-breasted Chat-Tyrant
Slaty-backed Chat-Tyrant
Yellow-bellied Chat-Tyrant
Drab Water-Tyrant
Smoky Bush-Tyrant
Plain-capped Ground-Tyrant
Spot-billed Ground-Tyrant
Masked Water-Tyrant
Cinnamon Attila
Grayish Mourner
Dusky-capped Flycatcher
Short-crested Flycatcher
Great Kiskadee
Lesser Kiskadee
Boat-billed Flycatcher
Rusty-margined Flycatcher
Social Flycatcher
Gray-capped Flycatcher
Golden-crowned Flycatcher
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
Variegated Flycatcher
Fork-tailed Flycatcher
Tropical Kingbird
Barred Becard
Cinnamon Becard
Black-capped Becard
Black-and-white Becard
Black-tailed Tityra
Masked Tityra
Red-crested Cotinga
Green-and-black Fruiteater
Barred Fruiteater
Black-chested Fruiteater
White-browed Purpletuft
Spangled Cotinga
Bare-necked Fruitcrow
Purple-throated Fruitcrow
Amazonian Umbrellabird
Andean Cock-of-the-rock
Blue-crowned Manakin
Wire-tailed Manakin
Blue-backed Manakin
White-bearded Manakin
Striped Manakin
Club-winged Manakin
Dwarf Tyrant-Manakin
Turquoise Jay
Beautiful Jay
Violaceous Jay
Inca Jay
Black-billed Peppershrike
Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Brown-capped Vireo
Lesser Greenlet
Andean Solitaire
Slaty-backed Nightingale-Thrush
Great Thrush
Glossy-black Thrush
Black-billed Thrush
Ecuadorian Thrush
White-necked Thrush
White-capped Dipper
Brown-chested Martin
Southern Martin
Gray-breasted Martin
White-winged Swallow
Brown-bellied Swallow
Blue-and-white Swallow
White-banded Swallow
White-thighed Swallow
Southern Rough-winged Swallow
Black-capped Donacobius
Band-backed Wren
Thrush-like Wren
Rufous Wren
Sepia-brown Wren
Sedge Wren
Plain-tailed Wren
Whiskered Wren
Bay Wren
House Wren
Mountain Wren
White-breasted Wood-Wren
Gray-breasted Wood-Wren
Southern Nightingale-Wren
Tawny-faced Gnatwren
Tropical Gnatcatcher
Slate-throated Gnatcatcher
Tropical Parula
Olive-crowned Yellowthroat
Slate-throated Redstart
Spectacled Redstart
Choco Warbler
Three-striped Warbler
Citrine Warbler
Black-crested Warbler
Russet-crowned Warbler
Buff-rumped Warbler
Chestnut-breasted Chlorophonia
Golden-rumped Euphonia
Orange-bellied Euphonia
Thick-billed Euphonia
Rufous-bellied Euphonia
White-lored Euphonia
Cinereous Conebill
Blue-backed Conebill
Capped Conebill
Bluish Flower-piercer
Masked Flower-piercer
Glossy Flower-piercer
Black Flower-piercer
White-sided Flower-piercer
Purple Honeycreeper
Green Honeycreeper
Blue Dacnis
Black-faced Dacnis
Yellow-tufted Dacnis
Scarlet-thighed Dacnis
Fawn-breasted Tanager
Glistening-green Tanager
Opal-rumped Tanager
Opal-crowned Tanager
Paradise Tanager
Green-and-gold Tanager
Blue-whiskered Tanager
Golden Tanager
Emerald Tanager
Silver-throated Tanager
Saffron-crowned Tanager
Flame-faced Tanager
Metallic-green Tanager
Blue-necked Tanager
Masked Tanager
Golden-naped Tanager
Turquoise Tanager
Bay-headed Tanager
Beryl-spangled Tanager
Blue-and-black Tanager
Black-capped Tanager
Golden-crowned Tanager
Scarlet-bellied Mountain-Tanager
Blue-winged Mountain-Tanager
Hooded Mountain-Tanager
Masked Mountain-Tanager
Black-chested Mountain-Tanager
Moss-backed Tanager
Buff-breasted Mountain-Tanager
Swallow Tanager
Blue-gray Tanager
Palm Tanager
Blue-capped Tanager
Blue-and-yellow Tanager
Silver-beaked Tanager
Masked Crimson Tanager
Yellow-rumped Tanager
White-winged Tanager
White-lined Tanager
White-shouldered Tanager
Tawny-crested Tanager
Scarlet-browed Tanager
Dusky-faced Tanager
Guira Tanager
Scarlet-and-white Tanager
Orange-headed Tanager
Common Bush-Tanager
Yellow-throated Bush-Tanager
Dusky Bush-Tanager
Gray-hooded Bush-Tanager
Black-backed Bush-Tanager
Black-capped Hemispingus
Superciliaried Hemispingus
Black-eared Hemispingus
Western Hemispingus
Grass-green Tanager
Magpie Tanager
Buff-throated Saltator
Black-winged Saltator
Grayish Saltator
Red-capped Cardinal
Southern Yellow-Grosbeak
Blue-black Grassquit
Dull-colored Grassquit
Variable Seedeater
Wing-barred Seedeater
Yellow-bellied Seedeater
Chestnut-bellied Seedeater
Band-tailed Seedeater
Plain-colored Seedeater
Ash-breasted Sierra-Finch
Pale-naped Brush-Finch
Rufous-naped Brush-Finch
Tricolored Brush-Finch
White-winged Brush-Finch
Slaty Brush-Finch
Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch
Stripe-headed Brush-Finch
Orange-billed Sparrow
Yellow-browed Sparrow
Rufous-collared Sparrow
Shiny Cowbird
Giant Cowbird
Crested Oropendola
Russet-backed Oropendola
Yellow-rumped Cacique
Red-rumped Cacique
Sub-tropical Cacique
Scarlet-rumped Cacique
NorthernMountain Cacique
Yellow-billed Cacique
Scrub Blackbird
Oriole Blackbird
Red-breasted Blackbird
Hooded Siskin
Olivaceous Siskin
Yellow-bellied Siskin


Nine-banded Armadillo
Black-mantled Tamarin
Common Squirrel Monkey
Red Howler Monkey
S. Amazon Red Squirrel
Western Dwarf Squirrel
Amazon Dwarf Squirrel
Central American Agouti

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