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Number of species: 210
Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of introduced species: 1
 
 
TINAMIFORMES: Tinamidae
Red-legged Tinamou Crypturellus erythropus Soisola Pata Roja  

ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata Yaguaso Cariblanco  
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Guirirí Pico Rosado  
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Tejé  
Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata Pato Real  
American Wigeon Anas americana Pato Calvo  
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Barraquete Aliazul  
White-cheeked Pintail      Anas bahamensis Pato Malibú  
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Pato Zambullidor de Collar  
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Pato Zambullidor del Norte  
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica Patico Enmascarado  

GALLIFORMES: Cracidae
Rufous-vented Chachalaca Ortalis ruficauda Guacharaca  
Crested Guan Penelope purpurascens Pava Culirroja  

GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae
Crested Bobwhite Colinus cristatus Perdiz Encrestada  

PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus Patico Zambullidor  
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Buzo  

PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber    

PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Golondrina de Mar  

PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Chíparo  

CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Wood Stork Mycteria americana Gabán Huesito  

SULIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Tijereta de Mar  

SULIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra    
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Boba Marrón  
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Boba Rabo Blanco  

SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus Cotúa Olivácea  

SULIFORMES: Anhingidae
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga Cotúa Agujita  

PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Pelícano, Alcatraz  

PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis Garza Enana  
Rufescent Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma lineatum Pájaro Vaco  
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Garzón Cenizo  
Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi Garza Morena  
Great Egret Ardea alba Garza Real  
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Chusmita  
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Garcita Azul  
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Garza Pechiblanca  
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens Garza Rojiza  
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Garcita Reznera  
Striated Heron Butorides striata Chicuaco Cuello Gris  
Capped Heron Pilherodius pileatus Garciola Real  
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Guaco  
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Chicuaco enmascarado  
Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius Pato Cuchara  

PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber Corocoro Rojo  
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja Garza Paleta  

ACCIPITRIFORMES: Cathartidae
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus Zamuro  
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura Oripopo  

ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Águila Pescadora  

ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae
Pearl Kite Gampsonyx swainsonii Cernícalo  
White Hawk Leucopternis albicollis Gavilán Blanco  
Harris's Hawk Parabuteo unicinctus    
Grey-lined Hawk Buteo nitidus Gavilán Gris  
White-tailed Hawk Buteo albicaudatus Gavilán Tejé  

FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway Caricare Encrestado  
Yellow-headed Caracara Milvago chimachima Caricare Sabanero, Chiriguare  
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Halcón Primito  
Merlin Falco columbarius Halcón Migratorio  
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Halcón Peregrino  

GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris Polla de Mangle  
Sora Porzana carolina Turura Migratoria  
Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata Gallineta de Agua  
Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Gallineta Pico de Plata Near-threatened

CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Alcaraván  
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Playero Cabezón  
Collared Plover Charadrius collaris Turillo  
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus    
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Playero Picogrueso  
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Playero Acollarado  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Caracolero  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus Viuda Patilarga  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Wattled Jacana Jacana jacana Gallito de Laguna  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Playero Coleador  
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Playero Solitario  
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Tigϋi-Tigϋe Grande  
Willet Tringa semipalmatus Playero Aliblanco  
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Tigϋi-Tigϋe Chico  
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Tibe-Tibe  
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Chorlo Real  
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Becasa de Mar  
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa Aguja Moteada Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Playero Turco  
Red Knot Calidris canutus Playero Pecho Rufo  
Sanderling Calidris alba Playero Arenero  
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Playerito Semipalmeado  
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Playerito Occidental  
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Playerito Menudo  
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Tin-Gϋin  
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Playero Patilargo  
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Becasina Migratoria  
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata Becasina Chillona  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Guanaguanare  
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus   Rare/Accidental
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Tiñosa  
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Gaviota de Veras  
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Gaviota Llorona  
Least Tern Sternula antillarum Gaviota Filico  
Yellow-billed Tern Sternula superciliaris Gaviota Pico Amarillo  
Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex Guanaguanare Fluvial  
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Gaviota Negra  
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Tirra Rosada  
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Tirra Medio Cuchillo  
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Tirra Canalera  
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Gaviota Patinegra  
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger Pico de Tijera  

COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Paloma Doméstica Introduced species
Bare-eyed Pigeon Patagioenas corensis Paloma Ala Blanca  
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata Paloma Sabanera  
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina Tortolita Grisácea  
Ruddy Ground-Dove Columbina talpacoti Chocolatera  
Scaled Dove Columbina squammata Palomita Maraquita  
White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi Paloma Turca  

PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Blue-crowned Parakeet Aratinga acuticaudata Carapaico  
Brown-throated Parakeet Aratinga pertinax Perico Cara Sucia  
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna Guacamayo Azul y Amarillo  
Green-rumped Parrotlet Forpus passerinus Periquito Mastrantero Rare/Accidental
Yellow-shouldered Parrot Amazona barbadensis Cotorra Cabeciamarilla Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Yellow-crowned Parrot Amazona ochrocephala Loro Real  

CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Little Cuckoo Coccycua minuta Piscuita Enana  
Dark-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus melacoryphus Cuclillo Grisáceo  
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Cuclillo Pico Amarillo  
Striped Cuckoo Tapera naevia Saucé  
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani Garrapatero Común  
Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris Garrapatero Curtidor  

STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Lechuza de Campanario  

STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Tropical Screech-Owl Megascops choliba Curucucú Común  
Vermiculated Screech-Owl Megascops vermiculatus Lechucita Vermiculada  
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium brasilianum    
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia Mochuelo de Hoyo  
Striped Owl Pseudoscops clamator Lechuza Listada  

CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Least Nighthawk Chordeiles pusillus Aguaitacamino Chiquito  
White-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus cayennensis Aguaitacamino Rastrojero  

APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Grey-rumped Swift Chaetura cinereiventris Vencejo Ceniciento  
Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift Panyptila cayennensis Vencejito Collar Blanco  
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift Tachornis squamata Vencejo Tijereta  

APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
White-necked Jacobin Florisuga mellivora Colibrí Nuca Blanca  
Ruby-topaz Hummingbird Chrysolampis mosquitus Tucusito Rubí  
Blue-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon mellisugus Esmeralda Coliazul  
Green-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon alice Esmeralda Coliverde Endemic (country/region)
Buffy Hummingbird Leucippus fallax Colibrí Anteado  
Copper-rumped Hummingbird Saucerottia tobaci Amazilia Bronceada Coliazul  
Golden-tailed Sapphire Chrysuronia oenone Colibrí Cola de Oro  

CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Ringed Kingfisher Ceryle torquatus Martín Pescador Grande  
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon Martín Pescador Migratorio  

GALBULIFORMES: Bucconidae
Russet-throated Puffbird Hypnelus ruficollis Bobito  
Swallow-wing Chelidoptera tenebrosa Aguantasol  

GALBULIFORMES: Galbulidae
Rufous-tailed Jacamar Galbula ruficauda Tucuso Barranquero  

PICIFORMES: Picidae
Red-crowned Woodpecker Melanerpes rubricapillus Carpintero Habado  
Spot-breasted Woodpecker Colaptes punctigula Carpintero Pechipunteado  

Passeriformes.: Furnariidae
Pale-breasted Spinetail Synallaxis albescens Gϋitío Gargantiblanco  
Yellow-chinned Spinetail Certhiaxis cinnamomeus Gϋaití de Agua  
Streaked Xenops Xenops rutilans Pico Lezna Rayado  
Olivaceous Woodcreeper Sittasomus griseicapillus Trepador Verdón  
Straight-billed Woodcreeper Dendroplex picus    
Cocoa Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus susurrans Trepador Chillón  

Passeriformes.: Thamnophilidae
Barred Antshrike Thamnophilus doliatus Pavita Hormiguera Común  
White-fringed Antwren Formicivora grisea    

Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Mouse-colored Tyrannulet Phaeomyias murina Atrapamoscas Color Ratón  
Small-billed Elaenia Elaenia parvirostris Bobito Copetón Pico Corto  
Northern Scrub-Flycatcher Sublegatus arenarum Atrapamoscas de Arenales  
Todd's Scrub-Flycatcher Sublegatus obscurior Atrapamoscas del Dosel  
Pearly-vented Tody-Tyrant Hemitriccus margaritaceiventer Pico Chato Vientre Perla  
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus Atrapamoscas Sangre de Toro  
Bright-rumped Attila Attila spadiceus Atrapamoscas Quieto Polimorfo  
Venezuelan Flycatcher Myiarchus venezuelensis Atrapamoscas de Venezuela  
Brown-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus tyrannulus Atrapamoscas Garrochero Colirrufo  
Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus Cristofué  
Streaked Flycatcher Myiodynastes maculatus Gran Atrapamoscas Listado  
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus Pitirre Chicharrero  
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Pitirre Gris  
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana Atrapamoscas Tijereta  

Passeriformes.: Pipridae
Lance-tailed Manakin Chiroxiphia lanceolata Saltarín Cola de Lanza o Benítaro  

Passeriformes.: Tityridae
Cinereous Becard Pachyramphus rufus Cabezón Cinéreo  

Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Julián Chiví Ojirrojo  
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus Julián Chiví Bigotinegro  
Scrub Greenlet Hylophilus flavipes Verderón Patipálido  

Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Southern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx ruficollis    
Grey-breasted Martin Progne chalybea Golondrina Urbana  
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Golondrina Bicolor Rare/Accidental
White-winged Swallow Tachycineta albiventer Golondrina de Agua  
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Golondrina de Horquilla  

Passeriformes.: Polioptilidae
Tropical Gnatcatcher Polioptila plumbea Chirito de Chaparrales  

Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Yellow-legged Thrush Platycichla flavipes Paraulata Negra  
Bare-eyed Thrush Turdus nudigenis Paraulata Ojo de Candil  

Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus Paraulata Llanera  
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus Zorzal  

Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Reinita de Charcos  
Tropical Parula Parula pitiayumi Reinita Montañera  
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia    

Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Reinita Común  

Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Bicolored Conebill Conirostrum bicolor Mielerito Manglero  
Glaucous Tanager Thraupis glaucocolpa Azulejo Verdeviche  
Palm Tanager Thraupis palmarum Azulejo de Palmeras  
Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus Tucuso de Montaña  

Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Blue-black Grassquit Volatinia jacarina Semillero Chirrí  
Grey Seedeater Sporophila intermedia Espiguero Pico de Plata  
Lesson's Seedeater Sporophila bouvronides Bengalí  
Ruddy-breasted Seedeater Sporophila minuta Espiguero Canelillo  
Sooty Grassquit Tiaris fuliginosus Tordillo Ahumado  
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor Tordillo Común  
Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola Canario de Tejado  
Pileated Finch Coryphospingus pileatus Granero Cabecita de Fósforo  
Black-striped Sparrow Arremonops conirostris Curtío  

Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Cardenal Migratorio  
Vermilion Cardinal Cardinalis phoeniceus Cardenal Coriano  
Dickcissel Spiza americana Arrocero Americano  

Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Tordito  
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Tordo Mirlo Rare/Accidental
Venezuelan Troupial Icterus icterus Turpial  
Yellow Oriole Icterus nigrogularis Gonzalito  

Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Trinidad Euphonia Euphonia trinitatis Curruñatá Saucito  
Red Siskin Carduelis cucullata Cardenalito Endangered

 

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