Stilt Sandpiper

The Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus or Micropalama himantopus) is a small shorebird. It is a long-distance migrant, wintering mainly in northern South America.

Swallow-tailed Kite

The Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) is a pernine raptor which breeds from the southeastern United States to eastern Peru and northern Argentina; North and Central American breeds winter in South America where the species is resident year round.

Spotted Sandpiper

The Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) is a small shorebird that breeds across most of Canada and the United States.

Southern Lapwing

The Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis) is a common and widespread resident throughout South America.

Aplomado Falcon

The Aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis) is mostly found in South America  Its upperparts are dark blue-grey, with the usual falcon “moustache” contrasting sharply with the white throat and eyestripe.


The Bananaquit has dark grey upperparts, and a black crown with a white eyestripe.

Guianan Toucanet

The Guianan Toucanet is found in north-western Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela.

Black Vulture

The Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) can be found from the southeastern United States to South America.

Carib Grackle

The Carib Grackle (Quiscalus lugubris) can be found in the Lesser Antilles and northern South America among other places.

Brown-bellied Antwren

The Brown-bellied Antwren (Epinecrophylla gutturalis) forages in the undergrowth of moist lowland forests for insects hidden among leaves, often as part of a mixed-species flock of other typical antbirds.

Black-crested Antshrike

The Black-crested Antshrike (Sakesphorus canadensis) is found in tropical South America in Trinidad, Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, northern Brazil and northeastern Peru.

Barred Antshrike

The Barred Antshrike (Thamnophilus doliatus)is found in Mexico, through Central America, Trinidad and Tobago, and a large part of South America east of the Andes as far south as northern Argentina, Bolivia  and Paraguay.

White-winged Becard

The White-winged Becard (Pachyramphus polychopterus) is found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Pink-throated Becard

The Pink-throated Becard (Pachyramphus minor) is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana,  Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.

Pale-breasted Thrush

The Pale-breasted Thrush (Turdus leucomelas) is found in wooded habitats in eastern and northern South America, from Colombia to Uruguay.

Grey-necked Wood Rail

The Grey-necked Wood Rail (Aramides cajaneus) lives primarily in the forests, mangroves, and swamps of Central and South America.

Barn Owl

The Barn Owl (Tyto alba) is found almost everywhere in the world except for the polar and desert regions, Asia north of the Himalayas, most of Indonesia, and some Pacific islands The plumage on head and back is a mottled shade of grey or brown, the underparts vary from white to brown and are sometimes speckled with dark markings.

Cinnamon Attila

The Cinnamon Attila (Attila cinnamomeus) is found in northern South America in the  Amazon Basin of Brazil and the Guianas.

Boat-billed Flycatcher

The Boat-billed Flycatcher  (Megarynchus  pitangua) breeds in open woodland with some tall trees from  Mexico south to Bolivia and Argentina, and through to Trinidad.

Black-crowned Night-Heron

The Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) lives in fresh and salt-water wetlands throughout much of the world; North and South America from Canada as far south as northern Argentina and Chile, in the Falkland Islands, Europe, Asia and Africa.

Crimson-crested Woodpecker

The crimson-crested Woodpecker (Campephilus melanoleucos) is a very large woodpecker which is a resident breeding bird  from Panama south to northern border regions of Argentina, and on  Trinidad.

Spot-breasted Woodpecker

The spot-breasted woodpecker is found in a wide variety of habitats such as rainforests, mangroves and swamp edges among others throughout Amazonia, the Guianas, Venezuela and Northern Colombia.

Swallow-winged Puffbird

The swallow-winged puffbird is a very distinctive and fairly common bird, most often encountered perched high on a dead branch along a riverbank, or on a telephone wire, and is typically observed in pairs, which are sometimes found in direct proximity to the neighbouring pair.

Cayenne Jay

The Cayenne Jay is a medium-sized jay with a mostly black head, bluish-purple wings and tail and a white belly.

Smooth-billed Ani

The smooth-billed ani (Crotophaga ani) is a large near passerine bird in the cuckoo family.

Mangrove Cuckoo

The Mangrove cuckoo (Coccyzus minor) is a species of cuckoo that is native to the Neotropics.

Yellow-hooded Blackbird

The Yellow-hooded Blackbird (Chrysomus icterocephalus) is locally common in freshwater marshes and wet grasslands along the Amazon River and some tributaries, and in low-lying regions and valleys from Colombia to northern Brazil.

Pale-breasted Spinetail

The Pale-breasted Spinetail  (Synallaxis albescens), is a passerine bird found in the tropical New World from Costa Rica  to Uruguay and in Trinidad and Tobago.

Dusky Parrot

The Dusky Parrot (Pionus fuscus) can be found in northern South America, particularly in the Guianas, Venezuela and Brazil.

Common Ground Dove

The Common Ground Dove (Columbina passerina) is a small bird that inhabits the southern United States, parts of Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America.

Blackish Nightjar

Blackish Nightjar (Caprimulgus nigrescens) is a relatively small dark nightjar, well named for its predominantly blackish plumage.

Yellow-throated Woodpecker

The Yellow-throated Wood-pecker (Piculus flavigula) is found across much of Amazonia. Males have a bright red forehead to nape with dark feather bases and a completely yellow throat.

Wedge-billed Woodcreeper

The Wedge-billed Woodcreeper (Glyphorynchus spirurus) is found in southern Mexico to northern Bolivia, central Brazil and the Guianas.

Coraya Wren

Coraya Wren (Pheugopedius coraya) is widespread in the northern South American lowlands. This wren is rufous above and whitish below with gray breast sides and buffy flanks, a dark and pale brown barred tail, a dark brown cap, and black face marked with thin, white lateral stripes. 

Ashy-headed Greenlet

The Ashy-headed Greenlet (Hylophilus pectoralis) is found the Guianas and eastern Amazonia. Its forehead, crown and nape are dull grey, while its breast is yellow and its neck and lower body are white.

Yellow Oriole

The Yellow Oriole (Icterus nigrogularis) is also called the ‘plantain’ and ‘small corn bird’.

Black-chinned Antbird

The Black-chinned Antbird can be found in southern South America. Its plumage is generally dark gray above, with white wing covert tips, a black tail with a white tip, a black throat in males, and much paler underparts throughout in females.

Screaming Piha

The Screaming Piha (Lipaugus vociferans) originally found only in humid forests in South America, is adapting well to human settlement areas like gardens and parks.

Striped Cuckoo

The Striped Cuckoo (Tapera naevia) is found in open country from Mexico to Trinidad  south Bolivia and Argentina.

Yellow-breasted Flycatcher

The Yellow-breasted Flycatcher (Tolmomyias flaviventris) is distributed, in a wide variety of forest types, across much of northern and central South America, from northern Colombia and Venezuela, as well as in Trinidad and Tobago, south to the Atlantic coastal forests of eastern Brazil.

Black-collared Hawk

The Black-collared Hawk (Busarellus nigricollis) is a species of bird of prey. It is found in South and Central America and Trinidad and Tobago.

Bat Falcon

The Bat Falcon (Falco rufigularis) is a resident breeder in Mexico, Central and South America and Trinidad and Tobago.

Yellow-crowned Tyrannulet

The Yellow-crowned Tyrannulet (Tyrannulus elatus) is inconspicuous, except for its voice. These small flycatchers are common and widespread in humid lowlands, where they occur in river edge and disturbed forest, at forest edges, and clearings.

Yellow-crowned night heron

The Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Nyctanassa violacea)is found in the Americas. The body and back are a smooth grey-blue, with a black scaled pattern on the wings.


The Willet (Tringa semipalmata) breeds in North America and the West Indies and winters in southern North America, Central America, the West Indies and South America.