Bird Count

Aves de la región de Playa Blanca

Grupo Especie / Species Nombre Español English Common Name Status 2013 2012 2011
 Patos    Ducks Dendrocygna autumnalis Pijije alablanca Black-bellied Whistling-Duck R 23 15 1
Anas discors Cerceta alazul Blue-winged Teal M 8 1 15
Anas crecca Cerceta alaverde Green-winged Teal M 4
Anas cyanoptera Cerceta canela Cinnamon Teal M
Anas clypeata Pato cucharón norteño Northern Shoveler M 2 21
Anas americana Pato chalcuán American Wigeon M
Anas acuta Pato golondrino Northern Pintail M
Oxyura j. jamaicensis Pato  Tepalcate Ruddy Duck 30
Chachalacas Ortalis poliocephala* Chachalaca pálida* West Mexican Chachalaca* R 14 28 3
Colimbos / Loons Gavia immer Colimbo mayor Common Loon M 1
Zambullidores / Grebes Tachybaptus dominicus° Zambullidor menor° Least Grebe° R 2 1
Podylimbus podiceps Zambullidor pico grueso Pied-billed Grebe R
Rabijuncos / Tropicbirds Phaethon aethereus° Rabijunco pico-rojo° Red-billed Tropicbird° T 235 12 1
Cigüeñas / Wood Stork Mycteria americana° Cigüeña americana° Wood Stork° M 100 31 11
Fregata / Frigate Birds Fregata magnificens Fragata magnífica Magnificent Frigatebird R 160 31 12
Bobos / Boobies Sula dactylatra Bobo enmascarado Masked Booby R 2 1
Sula leucogaster Bobo café Brown Booby R 2528 5031 36
Sula sula Bobo pata roja Red-footed Booby R
Sula nebouxii ° Bobo pata zul° Blue-footed Booby ° R
Cormoranes / Cormorants Phalacrocorax brasilianus Cormorán oliváceo Neotropic Cormorant R 178 465 85
Anhinga/Darters Anhinga anhinga Anhinga americana Anhinga R 14 23 9
Pelicanos / Pelicas Pelecanus occidentalis Pelícano pardo Brown Pelican R 250 211 69
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Pelícano blanco American-white Pelican M 35 17 30
Garzas / Herons Ardea herodias° Garza morena° Great Blue Heron° M 12 40 10
Ardea alba Garza blanca Great Egret R 68 154 44
Egretta thula Garceta pie-dorado Snowy Egret R 42 81 15
Egretta caerulea Garceta azul Little Blue Heron R 11 6 7
Egretta rufescens° Garceta rujiza° Reddish Egret° R 3 1
Egretta tricolor Garceta tricolor Tricolored Heron R 16 5 8
Bubulcus ibis Garza ganadera Cattle Egret R 6 18 2
Butorides virescens Garceta verde Green Heron R 29 25 8
Nycticorax nycticorax Pedrete corona-negra Black-crowned Night-Heron R 20 13 3
Nyctanassa violacea Pedrete corona-clara Yellow-crowned Night-Heron R 11 5 2
Cochlearius cochlearius Garza cucharón Boat-billed Heron R
Ibis y Espatulas       Ibis & Spoonbills Eudocimus albus Ibis blanco White Ibis R 51 45 23
Plegadis chihi Ibis cara-blanca White-faced Ibis M 5 9 1
Platalea ajaja Espátula rosada Roseate Spoonbill M 42 26 14
Zopilotes / Vultures Coragyps atratus Zopilote común Black Vulture R 117 160 118
Cathartes aura Zopilote aura Turkey Vulture R 87 264 167
Aguilillas y Gavilanes Osprey, Kites & Hawks Pandion haliaetus Gavilán pescador Osprey T 3 3 1
Chondrohierax uncinatus Milano piquiganchudo Hooked Billed Kite 1
Circus cyaneus Gavilán rastrero Northern Harrier M 3 1
Accipter striatus Sharp Skinned Hawk 1 1
Buteogallus anthracinus ° Aguililla negra menor° Common Black Hawk° R 1
Buteo magnirostris Aguililla caminera Roadside Hawk R 8 5 5
Buteo nitidus Aguililla gris Gray Hawk R 1 1
Buteo brachyurus Aguililla cola-corta Short-tailed Hawk R 2 2
Buteo swainsoni° Aguililla de swainson° Swainson´s Hawk° T 1
Buteo jamaicensis Aguilla colirroja Red Tailed Hawk 1 1
Buteo platypterus° Aguililla ala ancha° Broad-winged Hawk° M 1
Buteo albonotatus° Aguililla aura° Zone-tailed Hawk° M 1 1
Accipter cooperi Gavilan de Cooper Coopers Hawk 1
Caracara plancus Caracara quebrantahuesos Crested Caracara R 8 4 1
Halcones                      Falcons & Caracara Falco sparverius Cernícalo americano American Kestrel M 4 3 2
Falco peregrinus° Halcón peregrino ° Peregrine Falcon° M 2
Micrastur semitorquatus° Halcon selvatico Collarejo° Collared Forest Falcon° R
Gallinulas y Rascones      Gallinules, Coots & Rails Aramides axilaris° Rascon cuello rufo° Rufous-necked Wood Rail° R
Porphyrio martinica Gallineta morada Purple Gallinule R 5
Gallinula galeata Gallineta común Common Gallinule R 3
Amaurolimnas concolor Polluela café Sora 5
Fulica americana Gallareta americana American Coot R 5 5 101
Chorlos / Plovers Charadrius alexandrinus Chorlo nevado Snowy Plover R 1 1
Charadrius wilsonia Chorlo pico grueso Wilson´s Plover R 4
Charadrius vociferus Chorlo tildío Killdeer R 4
Charadrius semipalmatus Chorlo semipalmeado Semipalmated Plover R
Pluvialis squatarola Chorio Gris Black Bellied Plover 1
Avocetas /  Stilts & Avocets Himantopus mexicanus Candelero americano Black-necked Stilt R 25 33 43
Recurvirostra americana Avoceta americana American Avocet M 24
Jacanas Jacana spinosa Jacana norteña Northern Jacana R 10 2 1
Playeros / Sandpipers & Allies Tringa semipalmatus Playero pihuiui Willet R 8 31 3
Tringa flavipes Patamarilla menor Lesser Yellowlegs M 3 4 4
Tringa melanoleuca Patamarilla mayor Greater Yellowlegs M
Numenius phaeopus Zarapito trinador Whimbrel M 8 44
Numenius americanus Zarapito pico largo Long-billed Curlew M 1 2
Actitis macularia Playero alzacolita Spotted Sandpiper M 6 10 8
Calidris minutilla Playero chichicuilote Least Sandpiper M 8 1 46
Tringa solitaria Playero solitario Solitary Sandpiper 4
Limosa fedoa Picopando canelo Marbled Godwit R 13
Phalaropus lobatus Falarapo cuellirrojo Red Necked Phalarope 1
Limnodromus scolopaceus Costurero pico largo Long-billed Dowitcher M 2
Gaviotas /  Gulls Leucophaeus atricilla Gaviota reidora Laughing Gull M 15 4 1
Leucophaeus pipixcan Gaviota de Franklin Franklin´s Gull M 5
Charranes y Esternas         Terns & Skimmers Hydroprogne caspia Charrán caspia Caspian Tern M 1 2 6
Sterna forsteri Charrán de forster Forster´s Tern M 1 2
Sterna antillarum Charrán minimo Least Tern R
Thalasseus maximus Charrán real Royal Tern R 88 12 58
Thalasseus elegans Charrán elegante Elegant Tern M 47 110 1
Rynchops niger Rayador americano Black Skimmer M 16 61 50
Palomas / Pigeons & Doves Columba livia Paloma domestica Rock Pigeon R 5 3 7
Zenaida asiatica Paloma alablanca White-winged Dove M 113 87 12
Zenaida macroura Paloma huilota Mourning Dove M 6 6
Columbina inca Tórtola cola larga Inca Dove R 24 90 50
Columbina passerina Tórtola coquita Common Ground-Dove R 3 11 2
Columbina talpacoti Tórtola rojiza Ruddy Ground-Dove R 3 30 20
Leptotila verreauxi Paloma arroyera White-tipped Dove R 4 5
Pericos / New World Parrots Amazona albifrons° Loro frente blanca ° White-fronted Parrot ° R 17 1
Amazona finschi° Loro corona lila° Lilac-crowned parrot° R
Aratinga canicularis° Perico frente naranja° Orange fronted parakeet° R
Cucos / Cuckoos Piaya cayana Cuclillo canela Squirrel Cuckoo 2 1 1
Morococcyx erythropygus Cuclillo terrestre Lesser Ground-cuckoo 3 3 2
Crotophaga sulcirostris Garrapatero pijuy Groove-billed Ani 16 100 47
Lechuzas / Barn Owls Tyto alba Lechuza de Campanario Barn Owl R
Buhos /  Owls Bubo virginianus Buho Cornudo Great Horned owl R 1 1
Glaucidium brasilianum Tecolote bajeño Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl R 5 4 1
Glaucidium palmarun° Tecolote colimense° Colima Pygmy-Owl° R
Strix virgata (Ciccaba virgata) Búho café Mottled Owl R 1 1
Chotacabras / Night-hawks & Nightjars Nyctidromus albicolis Tapacaminos Picuyo Pauraque R 6
Chordeiles minor Chotacabras mayor Common Nighthawk Summer Resident
Chordeiles acutipennis Chotacabras menor Lesser Nighthawk 9
Swifts Streptoprocne zonaris Vencejo Cuelliblanco White Collared Swift 2
Chaetura vauxi Vencejo de Vaux Vaux’s Swift 10 74 5
Colibríes / Hummingbirds Lampornis clemenciae Colibrí garganta azul Blue-Throated Hummingbird M
Cynanthus latirostris Colibrí pico ancho Broad-billed Hummingbird R 15 42 13
Amazilia rutila Colibrí canela Cinnamon Hummingbird R 12 22 13
Amazilia violiceps Colibrí corona violeta Violet-crowned Hummingbird 1
Amazilia viridifrons Colibri Corona verde Green Fronted Hummngbird R 8 1
Hylocharis leucotis Zafiro oreja blanca White-eared Hummingbird M
Phaethornis longirostris Ermitano Mexicano Long Billed Hermit M
Heliomaster constantii Picolargo Coronioscuro Plain-capped Starthroat R 1 1
Anthracothorax prevostii Mango Pechiverde Green Breasted Mango M 2 1
Chlorostilbon auriceps Esmeralda Mexicana Golden crowned  (Fork Tailed) Emerald M 1
Archilochus colubris Colibri Gorjirrubi Ruby-Throated Hummingbird M 13
Archilochus alexandri Colibrí barba negra Black-chinned Hummingbird M 16 21 1
Trogones Trogon citreolus* Trogón citrino* Citreoline Trogon* 2 10 2
Momotos / Motmots Momotus mexicanus* Momoto Coronicafe* Russet-Crowned Motmot*
Martínes pescador   Kingfishers Megaceryle alcyon Martín-pescador norteño Belted Kingfisher M 5 18 5
Megaceryle torquata Martín-pescador de collar Ringed Kingfisher R 4 8 2
Chloroceryle americana Martín-pescador verde Green Kingfisher M 4 1
Carpinteros   Woodpeckers Melanerpes chrysogenys* Carpintero enmascarado* Golden-cheeked Woodpecker* R 22 41 21
Campephilus guatemalensis Carpintero piquiclaro Pale Billed Woodpecker R 1
Dryocopus lineatus Carpintero lineado Lineated Woodpecker R 1 2
Tiranos y Mosqueros  Tyrants & Flycatshers Camptostoma imberbe Mosquero lampiño Northern Beardless Tyrannulet R 5 2
Empidonax hammondii Mosquero de Hammond Hammond´s Flycatcher M 1
Empidonax minimus Mosquero minimo Least Flycatcher M 16
Pyrocephalus rubinus Mosquero cardenal Vermilion Flycatcher R 5 4 2
Myiarchus cinerascens Papamoscas cenizo Ash-throated Flycatcher M 2 11 4
Myiarchus tubiculifer Papamoscas triste Dusky-capped Flycatcher 2 1
Myiarchus nuttingi Papamoscas de nutting Nutting´s Flycatcher 7 9
Myiopagis viridicata Elenia verdosa Greenish Elaenia
Myiarchus tyrannulus Papamoscas tirano Brown-crested Flycatcher 10 10
Pitangus sulphuratus Luis bienteveo Great Kiskadee 11 4 8
Myiozetetes similis Luis gregario Social Flycatcher 18 5 3
Tyrannus melancholichus Tirano tropical Tropical Kingbird 12 29 21
Tyrannus crassirostris Tirano pico grueso Thick-billed Kingbird 15 3 5
Coatingas Pachyramphus aglaiae Cabezon Degollado Rose Throated Becard 1
Vireos Vireo bellii Vireo de bell Bell´s Vireo 4 3
Vireo cassini Vireo de Cassin Cassin´s Vireo 2 4
Vireo hypochryseus* Vireo dorado* Golden Vireo* 4
Vireo gilvus Vireo gorjeador Warbling Vireo 2 5 2
Vireo huttoni Vireo reyerzuelo Hutton´s Vireo 13
Urracas / Jays Calocitta formosa Urraca-hermosa cara blanca White-throated Magpie-Jay R 17 24 6
Golondrinas / Swallows Stelgidopteryx serripennis Golondrina aliaserrada Northern Rough-winged Swallow 46 67 24
Tachycineta a. albilinea Golondrina manglera Mangrove Swallow
Tachycineta bicolor Golondrina arbolera Tree Swallow 1 2
Saltaparedes / Wrens Campylorhynchus rufinucha Matraca nuca rufa Rufous-naped Wren 6 12 1
Uropsila leucogastra Chivirín vientre blanco White-bellied Wren 14 4 3
Perlitas / Gnatcatchers Polioptila caerulea Perlita azul-gris Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 18 43 47
Mirlos y Zorzales / Robin Turdus rufopalliatus* Mirlo dorso rufo* Rufous-backed Thrush* 2 5 2
Catharus ustulatus Zorzal de Swainson Swainson´s Thrush
Cenzontles / Mockingbirds Mimus polyglottos Centzontle norteño Northern Mockingbird 5 1
Dumetella carolinensis Pajaro gato gris Grey Catbird 1
Chipes / Warblers Parkesia noveboracensis Chipe charquero Northern Waterthrush 6 6 4
Mniotilta varia Chipe trepador Black and White Warbler 7 16 1
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Chipe de coronilla Nashville Warbler 13 3 3
Geothlypis tolmiei ° Chipe de tolmie ° MacGillivray´s Warbler ° 2 2
Geothlypis trichas Mascarita común Common Yellowthroat 2 5 7
Geothlypis poliocephala Mascarita pico grueso Gray-crowned Yellowthroat
Setophaga ruticilla Chipe flameante American Redstart 5 23 1
Setophaga petechia Chipe amarillo Yellow Warbler 7 22 15
Setophaga coronata Chipe coronado Yellow-rumped Warbler 5 4 12
Basileuterus lachrymosus Chipe Roquero Fan Tailed Warbler 1
Cardellina pusilla Chipe de Wilson Wilson’s Warbler 6 18 6
Vermivora celata Chipe Corona naranja Orange Crowned Warbler 4 11
Piranga rubra Tangara roja Summer Tanager 1
Piranga flava Tanara encinera Hepatic Tanager 1
Parula pitiayumi Parula tropical Tropical Parula 4 2
Icteria virens Buscabreña Yellow-breasted Chat 6 1 3
Gorriones / Grassquits, Seedeaters & Sparrows Volaitina jacarina Semillero brincador Blue-black Grassquit 1 19 1
Euphonia afinnis Eufonia garganta negra Scrub Euphonia 1
Sporophila torqueola Semillero de collar White-collared Seedeater 1 17 3
Arremonops rufivirgatus Gorrion olivaceo Olive Sparrow 3
Chondestes grammacus Gorrion arlequin Lark Sparrow 2
Aimophila ruficauda Zacatonero corona rayada Stripe-headed Sparrow 1 30 1
Picogordos y Colorines / Buntings & Grosbeaks Cardinalis cardinalis Cardenal rojo Northern Cardinal R 3 14 1
Spiza americana Arrocero americano Dickcissel T 6
Pheucticus chrysopeplus Picogrueso amarillo Yellow Grosbeak 3
Passerina caerulea Picogordo azul Blue Grosbeak
Passerina leclancherii* Colorín pecho naranja* Orange-breasted Bunting* R 6 14 16
Passerina ciris ° Colorín siete colores ° Painted Bunting ° M 2 1
Passerina cyanea Colorín azul Indigo Bunting M 1
Tordos y Bolseros / Blackbirds & Orioles Quiscalus mexicanus Zanate mexicano Great-tailed Grackle R 133 66 44
Molothrus ater Tordo cabeza café Brown-headed Cowbird 30 320
Molothrus aeneus Vaquero ojirrojo Bronzed (Red eyed) Cowbird 380 3
Icterus spurius Bolsero castaño Orchard oriole M 10 26 9
Icterus pustulatus Bolsero dorso rayado Streak-backed Oriole R 11 1
Icterus cucullatus Bolsero encapuchado Hooded Oriole M 5 8 2
Icterus wagleri Bolsero de Wagler Black-vented Oriole R 1 6
Cacicus melanicterus* Cacique mexicano* Yellow-winged Cacique* R 22 55 16
Total Individuals 5115 8706 2022
Total Species 118 140 132
Participants 20 40 33