BIRDS SEEN IN COSTA RICA, 8-22 July 2000.  Brad Bergstrom, Margaret Harper.

  Total # species = 354, including 7 "heard only" (name in parens.)

  Extended Stays:
   LA= La Selva Biol. Station; 3 days                                        
   SV= Savegre Mtn. Lodge; 2 days                                            
   TR= Tarcol Lodge, mangroves, Tarcoles River & Carara Biol. Reserve; 3 d
   MR= Marenco Biol. Sta. and Corcovado NP (San Pedrillo area); 3 days       

  Brief Stops:
   G= El Gavilan lodge (near LA, above); 1/2 day
   S= Sierpe, including river, rice fields & Ecomanglares Lodge; 1/2 day     
   C= near Cerro la Muerte (high point on Pan American Hwy.); 1 hr.        
   N= Pacific coastal hwy. NW of Palmar Norte; 1 hr.
   I= San Isidro/ El General Valley; 1/2 day                                 
   P= between Paso Real & Buenos Aires, Pan American Hwy; 1 hr.            
   D= Dominical-San Isidro Hwy., mtn. pass, roadside shrine; 1 hr.         
   J= San Jose; 2 hrs.                                                      

Tinamiformes           
  Great Tinamou                                   LA,(TR)                
  Little Tinamou                                  MR,(LA)                

Pelecaniformes 
  Brown Booby                                     MR                     
  Magnificent Frigatebird                         MR,TR                  
  Brown Pelican                                   MR,TR                  
  Neotropic (Olivaceous) Cormorant                LA,S,MR,TR             
  Anhinga                                         LA,S,MR,TR             

Ciconiiformes
 Ardeidae
  Great Blue Heron                                near LA                
  Boat-billed Heron                               MR,TR                  
  Bare-throated Tiger-heron                       MR,TR                  
  Cattle Egret                                    widespread             
  Great Egret                                     LA,S,MR,TR             
  Snowy Egret                                     S,TR                          
  Little Blue Heron                               LA,S,MR,TR             
  Yellow-crowned Night-Heron                      TR                          
  Green Heron                                     LA,S,MR,TR                   

 Threskiornithidae
  White Ibis                                      MR,TR                  
  Roseate Spoonbill                               TR                          

 Cinconiidae
  Wood Stork                                      S,TR

 Cathartidae
  Black Vulture                                   widespread             
  Turkey Vulture                                  widespread             
  King Vulture                                    TR                     
                                                                    
Anseriformes
  Black-bellied Whistling Duck                    S,MR,TR,I,N            

Falconiformes
  Osprey                                          TR                     
  Swallow-tailed Kite                             I                      
  White-tailed Kite                               P,J                    
  Plumbeous Kite                                  TR                     
  Grey-headed Kite                                LA                     
  Pearl Kite                                      I                      
  Mangrove (Common) Black-Hawk                    TR                     
  Great Black-Hawk                                S                      
  White Hawk                                      MA                     
  Semiplumbeous Hawk                              LA                     
  Roadside Hawk                                   LA,S,N,I               
  Red-tailed Hawk                                 SV                     
  Zone-tailed Hawk                                TR                     
  Gray Hawk                                       TR                     
  Laughing Falcon                                 MR,N,(TR)              
  (Collared Forest Falcon)                        (TR)                   
  Yellow-headed Caracara                          S,MR,TR                
  Crested Caracara                                S,TR                          

Galliformes
  Great Currasow                                  LA,MR                  
  Gray-headed Chachalaca                          LA,P                   
  Crested Guan                                    LA                     
  Spotted Wood-Quail                              SV                     
  Gray-necked Wood-Rail                           MR,N                   
  White-throated Crake                            LA,N                   
  Purple Gallinule                                S,MR,(TR)              

Charadriiformes
  Northern Jacana                                 S,TR                   
  Black-bellied Plover                            S,TR                   
  Collared Plover                                 S,TR                   
  Wilson's Plover                                 TR                            
  Semipalmated Plover                             S,TR                   
  Wandering Tattler                               MR                     
  Least Sandpiper                                 TR                            
  Pectoral Sandpiper                              S                            
  Semipalmated Sandpiper                          TR                            
  Spotted Sandpiper                               MR,TR                  
  Western Sandpiper                               TR                            
  Short-billed Dowitcher                          TR                            
  Willet                                          S,TR                   
  Whimbrel                                        TR                          
  Ruddy Turnstone                                 TR                     
  Laughing Gull                                   MR,TR                  
  Gull-billed Tern                                TR                     
  Royal Tern                                      TR                     
  Sooty Tern                                      MR                     

Columbiformes
  Band-tailed Pigeon                              SV                     
  Red-billed Pigeon                               LA,MR,TR               
  Short-billed Pigeon                             LA,MR,TR               
  Pale-vented Pigeon                              LA,G,MR                
  Ruddy Pigeon                                    SV                     
  Ruddy Ground-Dove                               widespread             
  Blue Ground-Dove                                LA,S,I,N,TR            
  White-tipped Dove                               S,MR,I,TR              
  Inca Dove                                       S,MR,I,TR,J            
  Gray-chested Dove                               LA,G,TR                
  (Ruddy Quail-Dove)                              (TR)                   
  Olive-backed Quail-Dove                         LA
  Rock Dove                                       J

Psittaciformes
  Yellow-naped Parrot                             TR                     
  Brown-hooded Parrot                             LA                     
  White-fronted Parrot                            TR                     
  White-crowned Parrot                            TR,LA                  
  Red-lored Parrot                                TR,LA                  
  Mealy Parrot                                    MR,LA,TR               
  Scarlet Macaw                                   MR,TR                  
  Crimson-fronted Parakeet                        J                      
  Orange-chinned Parakeet                         LA,S,MR,TR,I           
  (Barred Parakeet)                               (SV)                   

Cuculiformes
  Squirrel Cuckoo                                 LA,S,MR,TR,N,I,J       
  Smooth-billed Ani                               S                      
  Groove-billed Ani                               LA,TR                  

Strigiformes
  (Barn Owl)                                      (LA)                   
  Ferruginous Pygmy Owl                           TR                     
  Vermiculated Screech-Owl                        LA                     
  Crested Owl                                     LA                     
  Black-and-white Owl                             TR                     
  Striped Owl                                     TR                     

Caprimulgiformes
  Common Potoo                                    LA                     
  Great Potoo                                     LA                     
  Lesser Nighthawk                                TR                     
  Common Pauraque                                 S,MR,TR                
  White-tailed Nightjar                           TR                     

Apodiformes, Apodidae
  White-collared Swift                            TR                     
  Band-rumped Swift                               MR,TR,I                
  Gray-rumped Swift                               LA                     
  Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift                     LA                     

Apodiformes, Trochilidae
  Little Hermit                                   LA,MR                  
  Long-tailed Hermit                              LA,MR,TR               
  Rufous-tailed Hummingbird                       widespread             
  Blue-chested Hummingbird                        LA                     
  Scaly-breasted Hummingbird                      I,TR                   
  Blue-throated Goldentail                        TR                     
  Mangrove Hummingbird                            TR                     
  Magnificent Hummingbird                         SV                     
  Crowned Woodnymph                               LA                     
  Purple-crowned Fairy                            LA,TR                  
  Red-footed Plumeleteer                          LA                     
  White-throated (=Gray-tailed) Mountain-gem      SV                     
  Fiery-throated Hummingbird                      C                      
  Scintillant Hummingbird                         SV                     
  Volcano Hummingbird                             SV                     
  Green Violetear                                 SV                     
  White-necked Jacobin                            MR                     
  Violet-headed Hummingbird                       LA                     
  Long-billed Starthroat                          LA,I                   

Trogoniformes
  Black-headed Trogon                             TR                     
  Black-throated Trogon                           LA,MR,TR               
  Collared Trogon                                 SV                     
  Slaty-tailed Trogon                             LA,TR                  
  Baird's Trogon                                  MR,TR                  
  Violaceous Trogon                               MR,TR                  
  Resplendent Quetzal                             SV                     

Coraciiformes, Alcedinidae
  American Pygmy Kingfisher                       TR                     
  Green Kingfisher                                MR,TR                  
  Ringed Kingfisher                               S,MR,TR                
  Amazon Kingfisher                               S,MR,TR                

Coraciiformes, Momotidae 
  Blue-crowned Motmot                             TR,I                   
  Turquoise-browed Motmot                         TR                     
  Rufous Motmot                                   LA                     
  Broad-billed Motmot                             LA                     

Piciformes, Galbulidae + Bucconidae 
  Rufous-tailed Jacamar                           LA,(TR)                
  White-necked Puffbird                           LA                     
  White-whiskered Puffbird                        TR                     

Piciformes, Ramphastidae
  Collared Aracari                                LA                     
  Fiery-billed Aracari                            MR,TR                  
  Chestnut-mandibled Toucan                       LA,MR,TR,I             
  Keel-billed Toucan                              LA                     

Piciformes, Picidae
  Acorn Woodpecker                                SV                     
  Lineated Woodpecker                             I,TR                   
  Pale-billed Woodpecker                          LA,TR                  
  Black-cheeked Woodpecker                        LA                     
  Chestnut-colored Woodpecker                     LA                     
  Rufous-winged Woodpecker                        LA                     
  Smoky-brown Woodpecker                          LA                     
  Hoffmann's Woodpecker                           TR                     
  Golden-naped Woodpecker                         TR                     
  Red-crowned Woodpecker                          S,MR,P,TR              
  Hairy Woodpecker                                SV                            

Passeriformes:
Dendrocolaptidae
  Tawny-winged Woodcreeper                        TR                     
  Streak-headed Woodcreeper                       LA,TR,MR               
  Spotted-crowned Woodcreeper                     SV,P,I                 
  Cocoa (=Buff-throated) Woodcreeper              LA,TR                  
  Wedge-billed Woodcreeper                        LA,MR,TR               
  Northern Barred Woodcreeper                     LA,TR                  
  Long-tailed Woodcreeper                         S                      
  (Black-striped Woodcreeper)                     (LA)                   

Furnariidae
  Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner                   LA                     
  Lineated Foliage-gleaner                        SV                     
  Slaty Spinetail                                 LA,MR                  
  Ruddy Treerunner                                SV                     
  Streaked-breasted Treehunter                    SV                     
  Buffy Tuftedcheek                               SV,MR                  
  Plain Xenops                                    SV,MR,TR               

Formicariidae
  Black-faced Antthrush                           MR,TR                  
  Barred Antshrike                                LA,TR                  
  Fasciated Antshrike                             LA                     
  Great Antshrike                                 LA                     
  Black-hooded Antshrike                          MR,TR                  
  Russet Antshrike                                TR                     
  Plain Antvireo                                  LA                     
  Slaty Antwren                                   TR                     
  Dot-winged Antwren                              MR                     
  Chestnut-backed Antbird                         MR,TR                  
  Dusky Antbird                                   TR                     
  Streak-chested (=Spectacled) Antpitta           TR                     
  Thicket (=Fulvous-bellied) Antpitta             LA                     

Rhynocryptidae
  (Silvery-throated Tapaculo)                     (SV)                   

Tityridae
  Rose-throated Becard                            TR                     
  White-winged Becard                             TR
  Cinnamon Becard                                 LA,TR                  
  Masked Tityra                                   LA,I,TR                
  Black-crowned Tityra                            LA,I,TR                

Cotingidae
  Snowy Cotinga                                   LA                     
  Turquoise Cotinga                               I                      
  Rufous Piha                                     MR,(TR)                

Pipridae
  White-collared Manakin                          LA                     
  Orange-collared Manakin                         TR                     
  Red-capped Manakin                              LA                     
  Blue-crowned Manakin                            MR,TR                  

Tyrannidae
  Black Phoebe                                    SV                     
  Long-tailed Tyrant                              LA                     
  Tropical Kingbird                               widespread             
  Streaked Flycatcher                             I,TR,J                 
  Great Kiskadee                                  widespread             
  Boat-billed Flycatcher                          LA,TR                  
  Social Flycatcher                               widespread             
  White-ringed Flycatcher                         LA                     
  Piratic Flycatcher                              LA,TR                  
  Gray-capped Flycatcher                          LA,S,MR                
  Bright-rumped Atilla                            LA,TR                  
  Rufous Mourner                                  LA,TR                  
  Tropical Pewee                                  LA,TR                  
  Dark Pewee                                      SV                     
  Ochraceous Pewee                                SV                     
  Common Tody-flycatcher                          LA,MR,TR               
  Slate-headed Tody-flycatcher                    TR                     
  Yellowish Flycatcher                            SV                     
  Yellow-olive Flycatcher                         LA,P,MR                
  (Yellow-margined Flycatcher)                    (LA)                   
  Ochre-bellied Flycatcher                        LA,MR,TR               
  Northern Royal Flycatcher                       TR                     
  Panama Flycatcher                               TR                     
  Dusky-capped Flycatcher                         LA,MR,TR               
  Northern Scrub-Flycatcher                       TR                     
  Tufted Flycatcher                               SV                     
  Black-capped Flycatcher                         SV                     
  Sulfur-rumped Flycatcher                        MR,TR                  
  Black-tailed Flycatcher                         TR                     
  Tawny-chested Flycatcher                        G                      
  Golden-crowned Spadebill                        MR,TR                  
  Northern Bentbill                               TR                     
  Eye-ringed Flatbill                             LA                     
  Torrent Tyrranulet                              SV                     
  Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet                   TR                      
  Yellow-crowned Tyrranulet                       S                      
  (Yellow Tyrranulet)                             (TR)                   
  Misteltoe Tyrranulet                            LA                     
  Mountain Elaenia                                SV                     
  Greenish Elaenia                                TR                     
  Yellow-bellied Elaenia                          LA                     
  Lesser Elaenia                                  MR                     

Hirundinidae
  Gray-breasted Martin                            J,LA                   
  Blue-and-white Swallow                          LA,N,I                 
  Mangrove Swallow                                S,TR                   
  Southern Rough-winged Swallow                   LA,I,TR                

Corvidae
  Brown Jay                                       LA                     
  White-throated Magpie-Jay                       TR                     

Troglodytidae
  House Wren                                      widespread             
  Ochraceous Wren                                 SV                     
  Banded-backed Wren                              LA                     
  Rufous-naped Wren                               TR                     
  Bay Wren                                        LA                     
  Gray-breasted Wood-wren                         SV                     
  White-breasted Wood-wren                        LA                     
  Plain Wren                                      LA,I                   
  Riverside Wren                                  MR,D,TR                
  Rufous-and-white Wren                           TR                     
  Rufous-breasted Wren                            TR                     
  Black-bellied Wren                              TR                     
  Black-throated Wren                             G                      

Turdidae (or Muscicapidae)
  Ruddy-capped Nightingale-thrush                 SV                     
  Clay-colored Robin                              widespread             
  Pale-vented Robin                               LA                     
  Mountain Robin                                  SV                     
  Sooty Robin                                     C                      
  Black-faced Solitaire                           SV                     

Sylviidae 
  Tropical Gnatcatcher                            LA,TR                  
  Long-billed Gnatwren                            LA,TR                  

Ptylogonatidae
  Long-tailed Silky-flycatcher                    SV                     

Vireonidae
  Lesser Greenlet                                 LA,MR,TR               
  Tawny-crowned Greenlet                          MR,TR                  
  Scrub Greenlet                                  TR                     
  Brown-capped Vireo                              SV,I                   
  Yellow-green Vireo                              I                      
  Yellow-winged Vireo                             SV                     
  Mangrove Vireo                                  TR                     
  Green Shrike-Vireo                              TR                     
  Rufous-browed Peppershrike                      TR                     

Coerebidae
  Bananaquit                                      LA,MR,S                

Parulidae
  "Mangrove" Yellow Warbler                       TR                     
  Buff-rumped Warbler                             LA                     
  Rufous-capped Warbler                           I,D                    
  Black-cheeked Warbler                           SV                     
  Flame-throated Warbler                          SV                     
  Gray-crowned Yellowthroat                       TR                     
  Olive-crowned Yellowthroat                      LA                     
  Collared Redstart                               SV                     

Thraupidae
  Shining Honeycreeper                            LA                     
  Red-legged Honeycreeper                         LA,MR,TR               
  Green Honeycreeper                              LA,MR,TR               
  Blue Dacnis                                     LA,MR                  
  Scarlet-thighed Dacnis                          LA                     
  White-shouldered Tanager                        LA,TR                  
  Silver-throated Tanager                         D                      
  Speckled Tanager                                D                      
  Spangle-cheeked Tanager                         SV                     
  Golden-hooded Tanager                           widespread             
  Passerini's (Scarlet-rumped) Tanager            LA,G                   
  Cherrie's (Scarlet-rumped) Tanager              I,P,N,MR,TR,C          
  White-lined Tanager                             LA,MR                  
  Dusky-faced Tanager                             LA,G                   
  Gray-headed Tanager                             TR                     
  Palm Tanager                                    widespread             
  Plain-colored Tanager                           LA                     
  Crimson-collared Tanager                        LA                     
  Blue-gray Tanager                               widespread             
  Bay-headed Tanager                              MR,D,TR                
  Common Bush-Tanager                             SV                     
  Sooty-capped Bush-Tanager                       SV                     
  Red-throated Ant-Tanager                        LA                     
  Black-cheeked Ant-Tanager                       MR                     
  Scrub Euphonia                                  TR                     
  Elegant (=Blue-hooded) Euphonia                 SV                     
  Yellow-throated Euphonia                        TR                     
  Yellow-crowned Euphonia                         LA,P,TR                
  Thick-billed Euphonia                           N                      
  Olive-backed Euphonia                           LA                     
  Golden-browed Chlorophonia                      SV                     

Icteridae
  Great-tailed Grackle                            widespread             
  Bronzed Cowbird                                 LA,G,S,I,N             
  Montezuma Oropendola                            LA                     
  Scarlet-rumped Cacique                          LA                     
  Yellow-billed Cacique                           LA                     
  (Melodious Blackbird)                           (G,TR)                 
  Red-winged Blackbird                            TR                     
  Red-breasted Blackbird                          S                      
  Yellow-tailed Oriole                            LA                     
  Black-cowled Oriole                             LA,SV                  

Emberizidae
  Blue-black Grosbeak                             LA                     
  Black-thighed Grosbeak                          SV                     
  Black-faced Grosbeak                            LA                     
  Eastern Meadowlark                              G,S                    
  Slaty Flower-Piercer                            SV                     
  Rufous-collared Sparrow                         J,I,SV                 
  Black-striped Sparrow                           LA,MR                  
  Orange-billed Sparrow                           G,LA,MR,TR             
  Volcano Junco                                   C                      
  Yellow-bellied Siskin                           SV,P                   
  Lesser Goldfinch                                P                      
  Chestnut-capped Brush-finch                     SV                     
  Large-footed Finch                              SV                     
  Yellow-thighed Finch                            SV                     
  Blue-black Grassquit                            LA,G,S,N,I,TR          
  Yellow-faced Grassquit                          SV                     
  Variable Seedeater                              LA,G,S,I,P,D,N,TR      
  Yellow-bellied Seedeater                        I                      
  Thick-billed Seed-finch                         LA                     
  Buff-throated Saltator                          LA,S,TR                
  Grayish Saltator                                LA                     
  Black-headed Saltator                           LA                     
  Streaked Saltator                               I                      

Passeridae
  House Sparrow                                   J

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MAMMALS SEEN:

  Bats
    Long-nosed bat (Rhynconycteris naso, fam. Emballonuridae)  -MR
    Tent-making bat (Uroderma bilobatum, fam. Phyllostomidae)  -MR
    Jamaican fruit bat (Artibeus jamaicensis, fam. Phyllostomidae)  -MR

  Sloths (fam. Bradypodidae)
    Brown-throated three-toed sloth (Bradypus variegatus)  -LA,S,MR

  Primates (fam. Cebidae)
    Mantled howler monkey (Alouatta palliata)  -LA,MR,TR
    White-throated capuchin (Cebus capuchinus)  -S,MR,TR
    Central American spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi)  -LA
    Central American squirrel monkey(Saimiri oerstedii)  -S

  Carnivores
     White-nosed coati (Nasua narica)  -LA,MR,TR
     Kinkajou (Potos flavus)  -LA
     Striped hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus semistriatus)  -LA

  Rodents
    Central American agouti (Dasyprocta punctata)  -LA,SV,MR,TR
    Red-tailed squirrel (Sciurus granatensis)  -G
    Variegated squirrel (Sciurus variegatoides)  -TR,MR
    Central American dwarf squirrel (Microsciurus alfari)  -MR

  Cetaceans
    Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)  -MR
    Spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata)  -MR

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