río embudo birds

Summer Residents:
A list of birds that are present from late Spring to Early Fall and breed here.

Number of species to date: 54

Note that there is variation dependent upon elevation.

Summer Resident: Present only during late Spring to early Fall and Breeds here.

Abundance classes:
Common: Certain to be seen in suitable habitat and proper season.
Uncommon: Present (and seen regularly), but not certain to be seen even in suitable habitat and proper season.
Occasional: Present, but seen only a few times in a season.
Rare: Unusual, seen only every 2 to 5 years.
+ : Seeing these birds (mostly vagrants) is highly unusual.

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Clicking on the Latin Name will take you to the USGS Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter. (Remote site opens in new window)

English Name:Genus species:Occurrence:Abundance...
Swans, Geese and Ducks
Upland Game Birds
Grebes
Medium to Large Waterbirds: Pelicans and their Allies
Long-legged Wading Birds
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticoraxSummer ResidentO…
Diurnal Raptors: Vultures, Eagles, Hawks and Falcons
Turkey VultureCathartes auraSummer ResidentC…
Gruiformes: Coots, Cranes and Rails
Smaller Wading Birds
KilldeerCharadrius vociferusSummer ResidentO…
Spotted SandpiperActitis maculariusSummer ResidentO…
Gulls, Terns and Skimmers
Pigeons and Doves
Cuckoos and their Allies
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanusSummer ResidentR…
Nocturnal Raptors: Owls
Burrowing OwlAthene cuniculariaSummer Resident?…
Nightjars, Nighthawks and Swifts
Common NighthawkChordeiles minorSummer ResidentU…
Common PoorwillPhalaenoptilus nuttalliiSummer Resident?…
White-throated SwiftAeronautes saxatalisSummer ResidentO…
Hummingbirds
Black-chinned HummingbirdArchilochus alexandriSummer ResidentC…
Broad-tailed HummingbirdSelasphorus platycercusSummer ResidentC…
Kingfishers
Woodpeckers
Williamson’s SapsuckerSphyrapicus thyroideusSummer Resident: Highlands
Transient: Lowlands
R…
Red-naped SapsuckerSphyrapicus nuchalisSummer ResidentO…
Tyrant Flycatchers
Western Wood-PeweeContopus sordidulusSummer ResidentC…
Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax trailliiSummer ResidentR…
Gray FlycatcherEmpidonax wrightiiSummer Resident+…
Cordilleran FlycatcherEmpidonax occidentalisSummer Resident: HighlandsC…
Black PhoebeSayornis nigricansSummer Resident
Resident: Velarde
C
C
…
Say's PhoebeSayornis sayaSummer Resident
Resident: Velarde
C…
Ash-throated FlycatcherMyiarchus cinerascensSummer ResidentU…
Cassin's KingbirdTyrannus vociferansSummer ResidentC…
Western KingbirdTyrannus verticalisSummer ResidentU…
Shrikes and Vireos
Plumbeous VireoVireo plumbeusSummer ResidentU…
Warbling VireoVireo gilvusSummer ResidentU…
Jays, Crows and their Allies
Swallows
Violet-green SwallowTachycineta thalassinaSummer ResidentC…
N. Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennisSummer ResidentU…
Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonotaSummer ResidentC…
Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaSummer ResidentC…
Chickadees and their Allies
Nuthatches and Creepers
Wrens
House WrenTroglodytes aedonSummer ResidentU…
Dippers
Kinglets and Gnatcatchers
Thrushes and their Allies
Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatusSummer Resident: Highlands
Winter Visitor: Lowlands
U
O
…
Mimids "Mimic Thrushes"
Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensisSummer ResidentU…
Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottosSummer ResidentU…
Starlings and Mynas
Wagtails and Pipits
Waxwings
Wood-Warblers
Orange-crowned WarblerVermivora celataSummer ResidentU…
Virginia’s WarblerVermivora virginiaeSummer ResidentU…
Yellow WarblerDendroica petechiaSummer ResidentC…
Yellow-rumped WarblerDendroica coronataSummer ResidentC…
Black-throated Gray WarblerDendroica nigrescensSummer Resident+…
MacGillivray’s WarblerOporornis tolmieiSummer ResidentO…
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichasSummer ResidentO…
Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virensSummer ResidentC…
Tanagers
Towhees
Sparrows and their Allies
Chipping SparrowSpizella passerinaSummer ResidentU…
Lark SparrowChondestes grammacusSummer ResidentU…
Black-throated SparrowAmphispiza bilineataSummer ResidentR…
Grosbeaks
Black-headed GrosbeakPheucticus melanocephalusSummer ResidentC…
Blue GrosbeakPasserina caeruleaSummer ResidentC…
Buntings
Lazuli BuntingPasserina amoenaSummer ResidentC…
Indigo BuntingPasserina cyaneaSummer Resident: Highlands
Transient: Lowlands
U
R
…
Icterids: Blackbirds, Orioles and their Allies
Western MeadowlarkSturnella neglectaSummer ResidentU…
Brewer’s BlackbirdEuphagus cyanocephalusSummer ResidentU…
Common GrackleQuiscalus quisculaSummer ResidentU…
Great-tailed GrackleQuiscalus mexicanusSummer ResidentU…
Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus aterSummer ResidentC…
Bullock's OrioleIcterus bullockiiSummer ResidentC…
Finches and Old World Sparrows
Lesser GoldfinchCarduelis psaltriaSummer ResidentC…