Below is a list of the 152 species that I identified in Costa Rica from 27 July until 7 August 2011 (2.5 days at Monteverde, 8 days at La Suerte Biological Field Station, and 1 day at Tortuguero). I've tried to indicate locations for each species; however, a few species do not have specific locations (e.g., Purple Gallinule) and were encountered while driving between the three main locations or were seen in San Jose. Please feel free to email me (blakemathys@hotmail.com) with any questions. I've also provided this table as an Excel file.

Species with (IHO) were "in-hand only", being caught in mist nets (pictures here) but not seen otherwise.


Species
Monteverde
La Suerte
Tortuguero
Gray-headed Chachalaca
x
x
Black Guan
x
Brown Booby
x
Anhinga
x
x
Magnificent Frigatebird
x
Bare-throated Tiger-Heron
x
Little Blue Heron
x
Cattle Egret
x
Green Heron
x
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
x
Green Ibis
x
Black Vulture
x
x
x
Turkey Vulture
x
x
x
Swallow-tailed Kite
x
Semiplumbeous Hawk
x
Gray Hawk
x
Common Black-Hawk
x
Bat Falcon
x
Crested Caracara
x
Laughing Falcon
x
Gray-necked Wood-Rail
x
Purple Gallinule
Northern Jacana
x
Collared Plover
x
Semipalmated Plover
x
Spotted Sandpiper
x
Sanderling
x
Royal Tern
x
Rock Pigeon
Pale-vented Pigeon
x
x
Red-billed Pigeon
Band-tailed Pigeon
x
Short-billed Pigeon
x
White-winged Dove
Inca Dove
Ruddy Ground-Dove
x
Gray-chested Dove
x
Crimson-fronted Parakeet
x
Brown-hooded Parrot
x
Blue-headed Parrot
x
White-crowned Parrot
x
Red-lored Parrot
x
Mealy Parrot
x
Squirrel Cuckoo
x
Groove-billed Ani
x
Mottled Owl
x
Common Pauraque
x
Green Hermit
x
Stripe-throated Hermit
x
Long-billed Hermit
x
Bronzy Hermit (IHO)
x
Band-tailed Barbthroat (IHO)
x
Steely-vented Hummingbird
x
Violet-crowned Woodnymph
x
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
x
Stripe-tailed Hummingbird
x
Purple-throated Mountain-gem
x
Slaty-tailed Trogon
x
Blue-crowned Motmot
x
Broad-billed Motmot
x
Rufous Motmot
x
Ringed Kingfisher
x
Green Kingfisher
x
Amazon Kingfisher
x
x
Prong-billed Barbet
x
Emerald Toucanet
x
Chestnut-mandibled Toucan
x
x
Keel-billed Toucan
x
x
Collared Aracari
x
x
Black-cheeked Woodpecker
x
x
Rufous-winged Woodpecker
x
x
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker
x
Pale-billed Woodpecker
x
Lineated Woodpecker
x
Red-faced Spinetail
x
Spotted Barbtail
x
Ruddy Treerunner
x
Streak-breasted Treehunter
x
Northern Barred-Woodcreeper
x
x
Streak-headed Woodcreeper
x
Cocoa Woodcreeper
x
Yellow-bellied Elaenia
x
Common Tody-Flycatcher
x
Ochre-bellied Flycatcher (IHO)
x
Eye-ringed Flatbill
x
Yellowish Flycatcher
x
Tufted Flycatcher
x
Dusky-capped Flycatcher
x
Boat-billed Flycatcher
Great Kiskadee
Golden-bellied Flycatcher
x
Social Flycatcher
x
Gray-capped Flycatcher
x
Tropical Kingbird
Cinnamon Becard
x
Masked Tityra
x
Three-wattled Bellbird
x
White-collared Manakin
x
Brown Jay
x
x
Blue-and-white Swallow
Mangrove Swallow
x
Purple Martin
x
Barn Swallow
x
Tropical Gnatcatcher
x
Band-backed Wren
x
Ochraceous Wren
x
House Wren
x
Gray-breasted Wood-Wren
x
Slaty-backed Nightingale-Thrush
x
Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush
x
Black-faced Solitaire
x
White-throated Robin
x
Clay-colored Robin
x
x
x
Mountain Robin
x
Black-and-yellow Silky-Flycatcher
x
Prothonotary Warbler
x
Buff-rumped Warbler
x
Collared Redstart
x
Slate-throated Redstart
x
Rufous-capped Warbler
x
Three-striped Warbler
x
Bananaquit
x
x
Red-crowned Ant-Tanager
x
Common Bush-Tanager
x
Hepatic Tanager
x
Passerini's Tanager
x
Golden-hooded Tanager
x
Spangle-cheeked Tanager
x
Silver-throated Tanager
x
Blue-gray Tanager
x
x
Palm Tanager
x
x
Blue Dacnis
x
Thick-billed Seed-Finch
x
White-collared Seedeater
Yellow-faced Grassquit
x
White-naped Brush-Finch
x
Sooty-faced Finch
x
White-eared Ground-Sparrow
x
Orange-billed Sparrow
x
Black-striped Sparrow
x
Stripe-headed Sparrow
x
Rufous-collared Sparrow
x
Grayish Saltator
x
Buff-throated Saltator
x
Melodious Blackbird
x
Great-tailed Grackle
x
x
Bronzed Cowbird
x
Black-cowled Oriole
x
Scarlet-rumped Cacique
x
Montezuma Oropendola
x
Olive-backed Euphonia
x
Yellow-throated Euphonia
x

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