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.                                                      

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

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

  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                   

  White Ibis                                      MR,TR                  
  Roseate Spoonbill                               TR                          

  Wood Stork                                      S,TR

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

  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                          

  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)              

  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                     

  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

  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)                   

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

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

  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                   

  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                            

  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)                   

  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               

  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                     

  (Silvery-throated Tapaculo)                     (SV)                   

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

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

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

  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                     

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

  Brown Jay                                       LA                     
  White-throated Magpie-Jay                       TR                     

  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                     

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

  Long-tailed Silky-flycatcher                    SV                     

  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                     

  Bananaquit                                      LA,MR,S                

  "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                     

  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                     

  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                  

  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                      

  House Sparrow                                   J



    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

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

    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

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

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