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"river of raptors," veracruz, mexico bird list from oct. 3 - 11, 1998

2003-08-09 - 1:51 p.m.

This is the list of bird species I saw in the state of Veracruz from Oct. 3-11, 1998. The trip report can be found right here.

  1. Least Grebe
  2. Pied-Billed Grebe
  3. White Pelican
  4. Brown Pelican
  5. Double-Crested Cormorant
  6. Neotropic Cormorant
  7. Anhinga
  8. Magnificent Frigatebird
  9. Reddish Egret
  10. Tricolored Heron
  11. Little Blue Heron
  12. Snowy Egret
  13. Great Blue Heron
  14. Great Egret
  15. Cattle Egret
  16. Green Heron
  17. Yellow-crowned Night Heron
  18. Black-crowned Night Heron
  19. Boat-Billed Heron
  20. Pinnated Bittern
  21. Wood Stork
  22. White Ibis
  23. White-faced Ibis
  24. Roseate Spoonbill
  25. Black-Bellied Whistling Duck
  26. Blue-Winged Teal
  27. Black Vulture
  28. Turkey Vulture
  29. Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture
  30. Osprey
  31. Hook-Billed Kite
  32. White-Tailed Kite
  33. Snail Kite
  34. Mississippi Kite
  35. Northern Harrier
  36. Sharp-Shinned Hawk
  37. Cooper's Hawk
  38. Common Black-Hawk
  39. White Hawk
  40. Great Black Hawk
  41. Gray Hawk
  42. Roadside Hawk
  43. Broad-Winged Hawk
  44. Short-Tailed Hawk
  45. Swainson's Hawk
  46. White-Tailed Hawk
  47. Zone-Tailed Hawk
  48. Collared Forest-Falcon
  49. Crested Caracara
  50. Laughing Falcon
  51. American Kestrel
  52. Merlin
  53. Bat Falcon
  54. Aplomado Falcon
  55. Peregrine Falcon
  56. Limpkin
  57. Purple Gallinule
  58. Northern Jacana
  59. Black-Bellied Plover
  60. Semipalmated Plover
  61. Collared Plover
  62. Long-Billed Curlew
  63. Greater Yellowlegs
  64. Spotted Sandpiper
  65. Willet
  66. Ruddy Turnstone
  67. Sanderling
  68. Semipalmated Sandpiper
  69. Western Sandpiper
  70. Least Sandpiper
  71. Black-Necked Stilt
  72. American Avocet
  73. Laughing Gull
  74. Black Tern
  75. Caspian Tern
  76. Royal Tern
  77. Sandwich Tern
  78. Forster's Tern
  79. Least Tern
  80. Rock Dove
  81. Red-Billed Pigeon
  82. White-Winged Dove
  83. Inca Dove
  84. Common Ground-Dove
  85. Ruddy Ground-Dove
  86. White-Tipped Dove -- heard only
  87. Olive-Throated Parakeet (Aztec Conure)
  88. Red-Lored Parrot (Red-Lored Amazon)
  89. Squirrel Cuckoo
  90. Yellow-Billed Cuckoo
  91. Groove-Billed Ani
  92. Ferruginous Pygmy Owl -- heard only
  93. Lesser Nighthawk
  94. White-Collared Swift
  95. Buff-Bellied Hummingbird
  96. Azure-Crowned Hummingbird
  97. Collared Trogon
  98. Violaceous Trogon
  99. Ringed Kingfisher
  100. Belted Kingfisher
  101. Collared Aracari
  102. Golden-Fronted Woodpecker
  103. Ladder-Backed Woodpecker
  104. Golden-Olive Woodpecker
  105. Rose-Throated Becard
  106. Masked Tityra
  107. Black-Crowned Tityra
  108. Vermilion Flycatcher
  109. Tropical Kingbird
  110. Eastern Kingbird
  111. Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher
  112. Fork-Tailed Flycatcher
  113. Boat-Billed Flycatcher
  114. Social Flycatcher
  115. Great Kiskadee
  116. White-Throated Flycatcher
  117. Olive-Sided Flycatcher
  118. Tropical Pewee
  119. Empidonax species
  120. Mangrove Swalow
  121. Gray-Breasted Martin
  122. Rough-Winged Swallow
  123. Barn Swallow
  124. Cliff Swallow
  125. Brown Jay
  126. Band-Backed Wren
  127. Rufous-Naped Wren
  128. Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher
  129. Clay-Colored Robin
  130. Red-Eyed Vireo
  131. White-Eyed Vireo
  132. Blue-Winged Warbler
  133. Yellow Warbler
  134. Magnolia Warbler
  135. Yellow-Throated Warbler
  136. Black and White Warbler
  137. American Redstart
  138. Northern Waterthrush
  139. Common Yellowthroat
  140. Hooded Warbler
  141. Wilson's Warbler
  142. Montezuma Oropendula
  143. Altamira Oriole
  144. Baltimore Oriole
  145. Audubon's Oriole
  146. Red-Winged Blackbird
  147. Eastern Meadowlawk
  148. Melodious Blackbird
  149. Great-Tailed Grackle
  150. Bronzed Cowbird
  151. Blue-Gray Tanager
  152. Yellow-Winged Tanager
  153. Scrub Euphonia
  154. Yellow-Throated Euphonia
  155. Summer Tanager
  156. House Sparrow
  157. Blue-Black Grassquit
  158. White-Collared Seedeater
  159. Black-Headed Saltator
  160. Indigo Bunting

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