BIRDS OF BOLIVIA

PODICIPEDIFORMES

GREBES

  • Titicaca Flightless Grebe (Rollandia microptera)

    GRUIFORMES

    RAILS

  • Giant Coot (Fulica gigantea)
  • ANSERIFORMES

    WATERFOWL

  • Andean Goose (Chloephaga melanoptera)
  • Puna Teal (Anas puna)
  • Red Shoveler (Anas platalea)
  • Speckled Teal (Anas flavirostris)

    CHARADRIIFORMES

    SHOREBIRDS

  • Andean Avocet (Recurvirostra andina)
  • Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis)
  • Collared Plover (Charadrius collaris)
  • Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii)
  • White-backed Stilt (Himantopus melanurus)
  • Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)

    GULLS

  • Andean Gull (Larus serranus)
  • APODIFORMES

    HUMMINGBIRDS

  • Red-tailed Comet (Sappho sparganura)
  • Glittering-bellied Emerald (Chlorostilbon aureoventris)
  • White-bellied Hummingbird (Leucippus chionogaster)
  • Tyrian Metaltail (Metallura tyrianthina)
  • Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Heliangelus amethysticollis)
  • Black-hooded Sunbeam (Aglaeactis pamela)
  • Green-tailed Trainbearer (Lesbia nuna)
  • White-bellied Woodstar (Chaetocercus mulsant)
  • STRIGOFORMES

    OWLS

  • Band-bellied Owl (Pulsatrix melanota)
  • Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)
  • Rufescent Screech Owl (Megascops ingens)

  • ACCIPITRIFORMES

    HAWKS
  • Puna Hawk (Buteo poecilochrous)
  • Mountain Caracara (Phalcoboenus megalopterus)
  • ICTERIDS

  • Bolivian Blackbird (Agelaioides oreopsar)
  • Epaulet Oriole (Icterus cayanensis)
  • Crested Oropendola (Psarocolius decumanus)
  • PARROTS & MACAWS

  • Blue-crowned Parakeet (Aratinga acuticaudata)
  • Dusky-headed Parakeet (Aratinga weddellii)
  • Mitred Parakeet (Aratinga mitrata)
  • Cliff Parakeet (Myiopsitta luchsi)
  • Gray-hooded Parakeet (Psilopsiagon aymara)
  • Blue-fronted Amazon (Amazona aestiva)
  • Red-fronted Macaw (Ara rubrogenys)
  • GALLIFORMES

    CHACHALACAS & GUANS

  • Speckled Chachalaca (Ortalis guttata)
  • Sickle-winged Guan (Chamaepetes goudotii)
  • TAPACULOS & CRESCENT-CHESTS

  • Bolivian Tapaculo (Scytalopus bolivianus)
  • Puna Tapaculo (Scytalopus simonsi)
  • Olive-crowned Crescentchest (Melanopareia maximiliani)

    PHOENICOPTERIFORMES

    FLAMINGOS

  • Andean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus andinus)
  • Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis)
  • James's Flamingo (Phoenicopterus jamesi)

    PELICANIFORMES

    IBIS

    Puna Ibis (Plegadis ridgwayi)

  • TINAMIFORMES

    TINAMOUS AND NOTHURAS

  • Red-winged Tinamou (Rhynchotus rufescens)
  • White-bellied Nothura (Nothura boraquira)

  • RHEIFORMES

    RHEAS

  • Greater Rhea (Rhea americana)

  • PICOFORMES

    WOODPECKERS

  • Pale-crested Woodpecker (Celeus lugubris)
  • Red-necked Woodpecker (Campephilus rubricollis)
  • White-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes cactorum)
  • Campo Flicker (Colaptes campestris)
  • Ocellated Piculet (Picumnus dorbignyanus)
  • White-barred Piculet (Picumnus cirratus)

    TOUCANS

  • Hooded Mountain-Toucan (Andigena cucullata)

    PUFFBIRDS

  • White-eared Puffbird (Nystalus chacuru)

  • PASSERIFORMES

    TANAGERS, FLOWERPIERCES AND HEMISPINGUS

  • Blue-and-yellow Tanager (Thraupis bonariensis)
  • Blue-capped Tanager (Thraupis cyanocephala)
  • Black-faced Tanager (Schistochlamys melanopis)
  • Swallow-Tanager (Tersina viridis)
  • Scarlet-bellied Mountain-Tanager (Anisognathus igniventris)
  • Hooded Mountain-Tanager (Buthraupis montana)
  • Common Bush-Tanager (Chlorospingus flavipectus)
  • Black-throated Flowerpiercer (Diglossa brunneiventris)
  • Gray-bellied Flowerpiercer (Diglossa carbonaria)
  • Orange-browed Hemispingus (Hemispingus calophrys)
  • Superciliaried Hemispingus (Hemispingus superciliaris)
  • Three-striped Hemispingus (Hemispingus trifasciatus)

    CORVIDS

  • Green Jay (Cyanocorax yncas)
  • Plush-crested Jay (Cyanocorax chrysops)
  • Purplish Jay (Cyanocorax cyanomelas)
  • White-collared Jay (Cyanolyca viridicyana)

    COTINGAS

  • Red-crested Cotinga (Ampelion rubrocristata)
  • Band-tailed Fruiteater (Pipreola intermedia)
  • Barred Fruiteater (Pipreola arcuata)
  • White-tipped Plantcutter (Phytotoma rutila)
  • FLYCATCHERS

  • Fork-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus savana)
  • Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)
  • Cinnamon Flycatcher (Pyrrhomyias cinnamomea)
  • Cliff Flycatcher (Hirundinea ferruginea)
  • Golden-crowned Flycatcher (Myiodynastes chrysocephalus)
  • Piratic Flycatcher (Legatus leucophaius)
  • Streaked Flycatcher (Myiodynastes maculatus)
  • Crowned Slaty-Flycatcher (Griseotyrannus aurantioatrocristatus)
  • Ochre-faced Tody-Flycatcher (Poecilotriccus plumbeiceps)
  • White-winged Black-Tyrant (Knipolegus aterrimus)
  • Brown-backed Chat-Tyrant (Ochthoeca fumicolor)
  • Crowned Chat-Tyrant (Ochthoeca frontalis)
  • Rufous-breasted Chat-Tyrant (Ochthoeca rufipectoralis)
  • Yellow-billed Tit-Tyrant (Anairetes flavirostris)
  • Greater Wagtail-Tyrant (Stigmatura budytoides)
  • Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet (Camptostoma obsoletum)
  • Tawny-rumped Tyrannulet (Phyllomyias uropygialis)
  • White-throated Tyrannulet (Mecocerculus leucophrys)
  • Rufous Casiornis (Casiornis rufa)
  • Sierran Elaenia (Elaenia pallatangae)
  • White-crested Elaenia (Elaenia albiceps)

    FURNARIIDS

  • Creamy-breasted Canastero (Asthenes dorbignyi)
  • Puna Canastero (Asthenes sclateri)
  • Scribble-tailed Canastero (Asthenes maculicauda)
  • Streak-throated Canastero (Asthenes humilis)
  • Light-crowned Spinetail (Cranioleuca albiceps)
  • Azara's Spinetail (Synallaxis azarae)
  • Stripe-crowned Spinetail (Cranioleuca pyrrhophia)
  • Brown-capped Tit-Spinetail (Leptasthenura fuliginiceps)
  • Black-throated Thistletail (Schizoeaca harterti)
  • Spot-breasted Thornbird (Phacellodomus maculipectus)
  • Bolivian Earthcreeper (Ochetorhynchus harterti)
  • Rock Earthcreeper (Upucerthia andaecola)

    ANTBIRDS

  • Bolivian Slaty-Antshrike (Thamnophilus sticturus)
  • Variable Antshrike (Thamnophilus caerulescens)
  • SWALLOWS

  • Southern Martin (Progne elegans)

    WOODCREEPERS

  • Red-billed Scythebill (Campylorhamphus trochilirostris)
  • Buff-throated Woodcreeper (Xiphorhynchus guttatus)
  • Narrow-billed Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes angustirostris)
  • WRENS

  • House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
  • Mountain Wren (Troglodytes solstitialis)
  • Fawn-breasted Wren (Thryothorus guarayanus)
  • ANTPITTAS

  • Rufous Antpitta (Grallaria rufula)
  • Rufous-faced Antpitta (Grallaria erythrotis)
  • FINCHES & SALTATORS

  • Black-capped Warbling-Finch (Poospiza melanoleuca)
  • Cochabamba Mountain-Finch (Poospiza garleppi)
  • Ringed Warbling-Finch (Poospiza torquata)
  • Rufous-sided Warbling-Finch (Poospiza hypochondria)
  • Rusty-browed Warbling-Finch (Poospiza erythrophrys)
  • Bolivian Brush-Finch (Atlapetes rufinucha)
  • Fulvous-headed Brush Finch (Atlapetes fulviceps)
  • Gray-crested Finch (Lophospingus griseocristatus)
  • Red-crested Finch (Coryphospingus cucullatus)
  • White-winged Diuca-Finch (Diuca speculifera)
  • Wedge-tailed Grass-Finch (Emberizoides herbicola)
  • Great Pampa-Finch (Embernagra platensis)
  • Plumbeous Sierra-Finch (Phrygilus unicolor)
  • Plushcap (Catamblyrhynchus diadema)
  • Rufous-bellied Saltator (Saltator rufiventris)
  • Golden-billed Saltator (Saltator aurantiirostris)
  • NEW WORLD WARBLERS & GNATCATCHERS

  • Brown-capped Redstart (Myioborus brunniceps)
  • Spectacled Redstart (Myioborus melanocephalus)
  • Tropical Parula (Parula pitiayumi)
  • Masked Gnatcatcher (Polioptila dumicola)

    THRUSHES

  • Creamy-bellied Thrush (Turdus amaurochalinus)
  • Rufous-bellied Thrush (Turdus rufiventris)
  • COLUMBIFORMES

    PIGEONS, DOVES

  • Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata)
  • White-tipped Dove (Leptotila verreauxi)

  • CUCULIFORMES

    CUCKOOS

  • Guira Cuckoo (Guira guira)


  • Total Number of Bolivian Species = 145