Streamer-tailed TyrantBarba Azul Nature Reserve Bird List
By Bennett Hennessey

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The following is a list of the 240 birds recorded at the Barba Azul Nature Reserve by the Glasgow University student expedition in August 2009, with additions by Mauricio Herrera and Bennett Hennessey. The total species list will be around 300 when you include Austral and Boreal migrants. Bird names in bold are Threatened [Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN), Vulnerable (VR) of extinction, or Near Threatened (NT)], endemic, rare, or particularly interesting birds in the reserve.

Scientific Name English Name Status
Rhea americana Greater Rhea (NT) Resident
Crypturellus parvirostris Small-billed Tinamou Resident
Crypturellus undulatus Undulated Tinamou Resident
Rhynchotus rufescens Red-winged Tinamou Resident
Chauna torquata Southern Screamer Resident
Dendrocygna viduata White-faced Whistling-Duck Austral migrant
Dendrocygna autumnalis Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Austral migrant
Neochen jubata Orinoco Goose (NT) Resident
Cairina moschata Muscovy Duck Resident
Amazonetta brasiliensis Brazilian Teal Resident
Phalacrocorax brasilianus Neotropic Cormorant Resident
Anhinga anhinga Anhinga Resident
Tigrisoma lineatum Rufescent Tiger-Heron Resident
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-Heron ?
Butorides striatus Striated Heron Resident
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret Resident
Ardea cocoi Cocoi Heron Resident
Ardea alba Great Egret Resident
Syrigma sibilatrix Whistling Heron Resident
Pilherodius pileatus Capped Heron Resident
Egretta thula Snowy Egret Resident
Egretta caerulea Little Blue Heron Resident
Mesembrinibis cayennensis Green Ibis Resident
Phimosus infuscatus Bare-faced Ibis Resident
Theristicus caerulescens Plumbeous Ibis Resident
Theristicus caudatus Buff-necked Ibis Resident
Ajaia ajaja Roseate Spoonbill Resident
Ciconia maguari Maguari Stork Resident
Jabiru mycteria Jabiru Resident
Mycteria americana Wood Stork Resident
Cathartes aura Turkey Vulture Resident
Cathartes burrovianus Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture Resident
Coragyps atratus Black Vulture Resident
Sarcoramphus papa King Vulture ?
Pandion haliaetus Osprey Boreal migrant (Aug-Oct.)
Gampsonyx swainsonii Pearl Kite Resident
Rostrhamus sociabilis Snail Kite Austal migrant
Circus buffoni Long-winged Harrier Resident
Buteogallus urubitinga Great Black Hawk Resident
Buteogallus meridionalis Savanna Hawk Resident
Busarellus nigricollis Black-collared Hawk Resident
Buteo magnirostris Roadside Hawk Resident
Buteo albicaudatus White-tailed Hawk Resident
Caracara plancus Southern Caracara Resident
Milvago chimachima Yellow-headed Caracara Resident
Herpetotheres cachinnans Laughing Falcon Resident
Falco sparverius American Kestrel Resident
Falco rufigularis Bat Falcon Resident
Falco femoralis Aplomado Falcon Resident
Aramus guarauna Limpkin Resident
Aramides cajanea Gray-necked Wood-Rail Resident
Laterallus melanophaius Rufous-sided Crake Resident
Laterallus xenopterus Rufous-faced Crake (VU) To be confirmed
Porzana albicollis Ash-throated Crake Resident
Porphyrio martinica Purple Gallinule Resident
Heliornis fulica Sungrebe Resident
Eurypyga helias Sunbittern Resident
Jacana jacana Wattled Jacana Resident
Himantopus mexicanus Black-necked Stilt Austral migrant
Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Resident
Charadrius collaris Collared Plover Resident
Gallinago paraguaiae South American Snipe Resident
Bartramia longicauda Upland Sandpiper Boreal migrant (Aug-Oct.)
Tringa melanoleuca Greater Yellowlegs Boreal migrant (Aug-Oct.)
Tringa flavipes Lesser Yellowlegs Boreal migrant (Aug-Oct.)
Tringa solitaria Solitary Sandpiper Resident
Calidris melanotos Pectoral Sandpiper Boreal migrant (Aug-Oct.)
Tryngites subruficollis Buff-breasted Sandpiper (NT) Boreal migrant (Aug-Oct.)
Phaetusa simplex Large-billed Tern Resident
Rynchops niger Black Skimmer Resident
Columba cayennensis Pale-vented Pigeon Resident
Zenaida auriculata Eared Dove Resident
Columbina minuta Plain-breasted Ground-Dove Resident
Columbina talpacoti Ruddy Ground-Dove Resident
Columbina picui Picui Ground-Dove Resident
Uropelia campestris Long-tailed Ground-Dove Resident
Leptotila rufaxilla Gray-fronted Dove Resident
Leptotila verreauxi White-tipped Dove Resident
Ara ararauna Blue-and-yellow Macaw Resident
Ara glaucogularis Blue-throated Macaw (CR) Resident
Ara chloroptera Red-and-Green macaw Seasonal visitor
Ara severa Chestnut-fronted Macaw Resident
Ara auricollis Golden-collared Macaw Resident
Diopsittaca nobilis Red-shouldered Macaw Seasonal visitor
Aratinga leucophthalmus White-eyed Parakeet Resident
Aratinga aurea Peach-fronted Parakeet Resident
Forpus xanthopterygius Blue-winged Parrotlet Resident
Brotogeris chiriri Yellow-chevroned Parakeet Resident
Amazona amazonica Orange-winged Parrot Resident
Opisthocomus hoazin Hoatzin Resident
Coccyzus cinereus Ash-colored Cuckoo Austral migrant
Piaya cayana Squirrel Cuckoo Resident
Piaya minuta Litle Cuckoo Resident
Crotophaga major Greater Ani Resident
Crotophaga ani Smooth-billed Ani Resident
Guira guira Guira Cuckoo Resident
Tapera naevia Striped Cuckoo Resident
Tyto alba Barn Owl Resident
Otus choliba Tropical Screech-Owl Resident
Glaucidium brasilianum Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl Resident
Athene cunicularia Burrowing Owl Resident
Nyctibius grandis Great Potoo Resident
Nyctibius griseus Common Potoo Resident
Podager nacunda Nacunda Nighthawk Austral migrant
Nyctidromus albicollis Parauque Resident
Caprimulgus maculicaudus Spot-tailed Nightjar Resident (cerrado specialist)
Hydropsalis torquata Scissor-tailed Nightjar Austral migrant
Campylopterus largipennis Gray-breasted Sabrewing Resident
Eupetomena macroura Swallow-tailed Hummingbird Resident
Anthracothorax nigricollis Black-throated Mango Resident
Thalurania furcata Fork-tailed Woodnymph Resident
Hylocharis chrysura Gilded Hummingbird Resident
Polytmus guainumbi White-tailed Goldenthroat Resident
Heliomaster furcifer Blue-tufted Starthroat Resident
Trogon curucui Blue-crowned Trogon Resident
Ceryle torquata Ringed Kingfisher Resident
Chloroceryle amazona Amazon Kingfisher Resident
Chloroceryle americana Green Kingfisher Resident
Chloroceryle inda Green-and-rufous Kingfisher Resident
Momotus momota Blue-crowned Motmot Resident
Galbula ruficauda Rufous-tailed Jacamar Resident
Pteroglossus castanotis Chestnut-eared Aracari Resident
Ramphastos toco Toco Toucan Resident
Picumnus albosquamatus White-wedged Piculet Resident
Melanerpes candidus White Woodpecker Austral migrant
Veniliornis passerinus Little Woodpecker Resident
Piculus chrysochloros Golden-green Woodpecker Resident
Colaptes melanochlorus Green-barred Woodpecker Resident
Colaptes campestris Campo Flicker Resident
Dryocopus lineatus Lineated Woodpecker Resident
Campephilus melanoleucos Crimson-crested Woodpecker Resident
Xiphocolaptes major Great Rufous Woodcreeper Resident
Xiphorhynchus guttatus Buff-throated Woodcreeper Resident
Lepidocolaptes angustirostris Narrow-billed Woodcreeper Resident
Campylorhamphus trochilirostris Red-billed Scythebill Resident
Furnarius rufus Rufous Hornero Resident
Schoeniophylax phryganophila Chotoy Spinetail Resident
Certhiaxis cinnamomea Yellow-throated Spinetail Resident
Phacellodomus ruber Greater Thornbird Resident
Pseudoseisura unirufa Rufous Cacholote Resident
Taraba major Great Antshrike Resident
Formicivora rufa Rusty-backed Antwren Resident
Myiopagis caniceps Gray Elaenia Resident
Myiopagis viridicata Greenish Elaenia Austral migrant
Elaenia flavogaster Yellow-bellied Elaenia Resident
Camptostoma obsoletum Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet Resident
Euscarthmus meloryphus Tawny-crowned Pygmy-Tyrant Resident
Todirostrum cinereum Common Tody-Flycatcher Resident
Culicivora caudacuta  Sharp-tailed Tyrant (VU) Resident
Tolmomyias sulphurescens Yellow-olive Flycatcher Resident
Cnemotriccus fuscatus Fuscous Flycatcher Resident
Poecilotriccus latirostris Rusty-fronted Tody-Flycatcher Resident
Serpophaga subcristata White-crested Tyrannulet Austral migrant
Inezia inornata Plain Tyrannulet Austral migrant
Pyrocephalus rubinus Vermilion Flycatcher Austral migrant
Knipolegus hudsoni Hudson's Black Tyrant Austral migrant
Hymenops perspicillatus Spectacled Tyrant Austral migrant
Satrapa icterophrys Yellow-browed Tyrant Austral migrant
Xolmis cinerea Gray Monjita Austral migrant
Xolmis velata White-rumped Monjita Austral migrant
Gubernetes yetapa Streamer-tailed Tyrant Resident (Bolivian population)
Fluvicola albiventer Black-backed Water-Tyrant Austral migrant
Arundinicola leucocephala White-headed Marsh-Tyrant Austral migrant
Alectrurus tricolor Cock-tailed Tyrant (VU) Resident
Machetornis rixosus Cattle Tyrant Resident
Legatus leucophaius Piratic Flycatcher Resident
Myiozetetes cayanensis Rusty-margined Flycatcher Resident
Pitangus sulphuratus Great Kiskadee Resident
Myiodynastes maculatus Streaked Flycatcher Resident
Megarynchus pitangua Boat-billed Flycatcher Resident
Griseotyrannus aurantioatroatrocristatus Crowned Slaty-Flycatcher Austral migrnant pass through (Mar. & in Oct.)
Tyrannus melancholicus Tropical Kingbird Resident & Austral migrant
Tyrannus savana Fork-tailed Flycatcher Austral migrant
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern Kingbird Boreal migrant (Aug-Oct.)
Myiarchus ferox Short-crested Flycatcher Resident
Myiarchus tyrannulus Brown-crested Flycatcher Resident
Myiarchus tuberculifer Dusky-capped Flycatcher Austral migrant
Attila bolivianus Dull-capped Attila Resident
Tityra cayana Black-tailed Tityra Resident
Cyclarhis gujanensis Rufous-browed Peppershrike Resident
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed Vireo Resident
Cyanocorax cyanomelas Purplish Jay Resident
Progne tapera Brown-chested Martin Resident
Progne chalybea Gray-breasted Martin  Austral migrant
Atticora tibialis White-banded Swallow Resident
Alopochelidon fucata Tawny-headed Swallow ?
Stelgidopteryx ruficollis Southern Rough-winged Swallow Resident
Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow Boreal migrant (Aug-Oct.)
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff Swallow Boreal migrant (Aug-Oct.)
Campylorhynchus turdinus Thrush-like Wren Resident
Cistothorus platensis Sedge Wren Boreal migrant (Aug-Oct.)
Troglodytes aedon House Wren Resident
Donacobius atricapilla Black-capped Donacobius Resident
Polioptila dumicola Masked Gnatcatcher Resident
Turdus amaurochalinus Creamy-bellied Thrush Resident
Turdus leucomelas Pale-breasted Thrush Resident
Turdus hauxwelli Hauxwell's Thrush Resident (verify not Unicolored Thrush)
Mimus saturninus Chalk-browed Mockingbird Resident
Anthus lutescens Yellowish Pipit Resident
Coereba flaveola Bananaquit Resident
Nemosia pileata Hooded Tanager Resident
Eucometis penicillata Gray-headed Tanager Resident
Thlypopsis sordida Orange-headed Tanager Resident
Cypsnagra hirundinacea White-rumped Tanager Resident
Ramphocelus carbo Silver-beaked Tanager Resident
Thraupis sayaca Sayaca Tanager Resident
Thraupis palmarum Palm Tanager Resident
Dacnis cayana Blue Dacnis Resident
Hemithraupis guira Guira Tanager Resident
Conirostrum speciosum Chestnut-vented Conebill Resident
Euphonia chlorotica Purple-throated Euphonia Resident
Euphonia laniirostris Thick-billed Euphonia Resident
Ammodramus humeralis Grassland Sparrow Resident
Sicalis flaveola Saffron Finch Resident
Emberizoides herbicola Wedge-tailed Grass-Finch Resident
Embernagra platensis Great Pampa-Finch Resident
Volatinia jacarina Blue-black Grassquit Resident
Sporophila hypoxantha Tawny-bellied Seedeater Resident
Sporophila hypochroma  Rufous-rumped Seedeater Resident
Sporophila ruficollis  Dark-throated Seedeater (NT) Resident
Sporophila collaris Rusty-collared Seedeater Resident
Coryphaspiza melanotis Black-masked Finch (VU) Resident
Coryphospingus cucullatus Red-crested Finch Resident
Paroaria coronata Red-crested Cardinal Resident
Paroaria gularis Red-capped Cardinal Resident
Pheucticus aureoventris Black-backed Grosbeak Resident
Saltator coerulescens Grayish Saltator Resident
Parula pitiayumi Tropical Parula Resident
Psarocolius decumanus Crested Oropendola Resident
Cacicus solitarius Solitary Black Cacique Resident
Cacicus cela Yellow-rumped Cacique Resident
Icterus icterus Troupial Resident
Icterus cayanensis Epaulet Oriole Resident
Gnorimopsar chopi Chopi Blackbird Resident
Chrysosomus cyanopus Unicolored Blackbird Resident
Agelaioides badius Bay-winged Cowbird Resident
Molothrus oryzivorus Giant Cowbird Resident
Molothrus bonariensis Shiny Cowbird Resident
Sturnella superciliaris White-browed Blackbird Austral migrant
Dolichonyx oryzivorus Bobolink Boreal migrant (Aug-Oct.)