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official trip list: panama spring 2005 -- raptor migration tour

2005-04-11 - 8:03 a.m.

all photos 2005 by Elaine Radford and Roger Williams

violet-bellied hummingbird

Note: This is the official trip list of my recent tour to Panama. Any errors are mine, and I appreciate their being brought to my attention.

swallow-tailed kite

  1. Great Tinamou (H)
  2. Little tinamou (H)
  3. Brown Pelican
  4. Neotropical Cormorant
  5. Anhinga
  6. Magnificent Frigatebird
  7. Tricolored Heron
  8. Little Blue Heron
  9. Snowy Egret
  10. Great Blue Heron
  11. Great Egret
  12. Cattle Egret
  13. Green Heron
  14. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
  15. Black-crowned Night-Heron
  16. Wood Stork
  17. Black-bellied Whistling Duck
  18. Muscovy Duck
  19. 1 Black Vulture
  20. 2 Turkey Vulture
  21. 3 King Vulture
  22. 4 Osprey
  23. 5 Gray-headed Kite
  24. 6 Swallow-tailed Kite
  25. 7 White-tailed Kite
  26. 8 Double-toothed Kite

    migrating broadwings

  27. 9 Snail Kite
  28. 10 Mississippi Kite
  29. 11 Plumbeous Kite
  30. 12 Pearl Kite
  31. 13 Common Black Hawk
  32. 14 Great Black Hawk
  33. 15 White Hawk
  34. 16 Savanna Hawk
  35. 17 Gray Hawk
  36. 18 Roadside Hawk (H) common black hawk, head detail
  37. 19 Broad-winged Hawk
  38. 20 Short-tailed Hawk
  39. 21 Swainson's Hawk
  40. 22 Zone-tailed Hawk
  41. 23 Black Hawk-Eagle
  42. 24 Black & White Hawk-Eagle
  43. 25 Crested Caracara
  44. 26 Yellow-headed Caracara
  45. 27 Am. Kestrel
  46. 28 Merlin
  47. 29 Bat Falcon
  48. 30 Peregrine
  49. Gray-head Chachalaca
  50. Purple Gallinule
  51. Com. Moorhen
  52. Limpkin
  53. So. Lapwing
  54. Wattled Jacana
  55. saffron finch Solitary Sandpiper
  56. Spotted Sandpiper
  57. Black-necked Stilt
  58. Laughing Gull
  59. Rock Pigeon
  60. Pale-vented Pigeon
  61. Short-billed Pigeon
  62. Plain-breasted Ground-Dove
  63. Ruddy Ground-Dove
  64. White-tipped Dove
  65. Orange-chinned Parakeet
  66. Red-lored Parrot
  67. Yellow-crowned Parrot
  68. Smooth-billed Ani
  69. White-collared Swift
  70. Vauxs Swift
  71. Short-tailed Swift
  72. Les. Swallow-tailed Swift
  73. Long-tailed Hermit
  74. Little Hermit
  75. White-necked Jacobin
  76. Violet-headed Hummingbird
  77. Rufous-crested Coquette
  78. Garden Emerald
  79. Violet-bellied Hummingbird
  80. Violet-capped Hummingbird
  81. Blue-chested Hummingbird
  82. Snowy-bellied Hummingbird
  83. White-vented Plumeleteer
  84. Purple-crowned Fairy
  85. Rufous-tailed Hummingbird female jacobin
  86. Slaty-tailed Trogan
  87. White-tailed Trogan
  88. Broad-billed Motmot
  89. Ringed Kingfisher
  90. Amazon Kingfisher
  91. Am. Pygmy Kingfisher
  92. White-whiskered Puffbird
  93. Spot-crowned Barbet
  94. Collared Aracari
  95. Keel-billed Toucan
  96. Chestnut-mandibled Toucan
  97. Cinammon Woodpecker
  98. Black-cheeked Woodpecker
  99. Red-crowned Woodpecker
  100. Lineated Woodpecker
  101. Dot-winged Antwren
  102. Chestnut-backed Antbird
  103. Spotted Antbird
  104. Barred Antshrike (H)
  105. Lesser Elania
  106. Common Tody-Fycatcher
  107. Willow Flycatcher (H)
  108. Pied Water Tyrant
  109. Bright-rumped Attila
  110. Empidonax (sp.)
  111. Great Crested Flycatcher
  112. Boat-billed Flycatcher
  113. Social Flycatcher
  114. Great Kiskadee
  115. Tropical Kingbird
  116. Fork-tailed Flycatcher
  117. Piratic Flycatcher
  118. Streaked Flycatcher
  119. Masked Tityra
  120. Purple-throated Fruitcrow
  121. Yellow-green Vireo
  122. Black-chested Jay
  123. Gray-breasted Martin
  124. Mangrove Swallow
  125. Rough-winged Swallow
  126. Barn Swallow
  127. Cliff Swallow
  128. House Wren
  129. Tropical Gnatcatcher
  130. Clay-colored Robin
  131. Tropical Mockingbird
  132. Yellow Warbler
  133. Chestnut-sided Warbler
  134. Bay-breasted Warbler
  135. White-shouldered Tanager
    preening collared aracari

  136. Summer tanager
  137. Scarlet Tanager
  138. Crimson-backed Tanager
  139. Flame-rumped Tanager
  140. Blue-gray Tanager
  141. Palm Tanager
  142. Yellow-crowned Euphonia
  143. Thick-billed Euphonia
  144. Plain-colored Tanager
  145. Speckled Tanager
  146. Bay-headed Tanager
  147. Rufous-winged Tanager
  148. Golden-hooded Tanager
  149. Blue Dacnis
  150. Green Honeycreeper
  151. Scarlet-thighed Dacnis
  152. Blue Dacnis
  153. Black-striped Sparrow
  154. Blue-black Grassquit
  155. Variable Seedeater
  156. Yellow-bellied Seedeater
  157. Yellow-faced Grassquit
  158. Saffron Finch
  159. Streaked Saltator
  160. Blue Grosbeak
  161. Chestnut-headed Oropendola
  162. Scarlet-rumped Caicique
  163. Yellow-rumped Cacique
  164. Yellow-backed Oriole
  165. Baltimore Oriole
  166. Eastern Meadowlark
  167. Red-breasted Blackbird
  168. Giant Cowbird
  169. Great-tailed Grackle

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