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veracruz to oaxaca bird list, nov. 2-11, 2016

2016-11-15 - 6:49 p.m.

Bird List Veracruz to Oaxaca Nov. 2-12, 2016

Note: New life birds will be bold. I reserve the right to make mistakes and clean them up later when I run some error checking in a few days. Also, I realize that I saw more birds, but I think I got overloaded at some point and forgot to make any kind of note of what I was seeing. For instance, I just know there were other sparrows... For the moment, it looks like I added 72 life birds. Whew! No wonder I'm sleepy.

  1. Black-bellied Whistling Ducks
  2. Blue-winged Teal
  3. Lesser Scaup
  4. West Mexican Chachalaca
  5. Least Grebe
  6. Pied-billed Grebe
  7. Wood Stork
  8. Magnificent Frigatebird
  9. Neotropic Cormorant
  10. American White Pelican
  11. Great Blue Heron
  12. Great Egret
  13. Snowy Egret
  14. Little Blue Heron
  15. Tricolored Heron
  16. Reddish Egret
  17. Cattle Egret
  18. Green Heron
  19. Black-crowned Night Heron
  20. Yellow-crowned Night Heron
  21. White Ibis
  22. White-faced Ibis
  23. Roseate Spoonbill
  24. Black Vulture
  25. Turkey Vulture
  26. Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture
  27. Osprey
  28. White-tailed Kite
  29. Snail Kite
  30. Sharp-shinned Kite
  31. Sharp-shinned Hawk
  32. Cooper's Hawk
  33. Common Black-Hawk
  34. Roadside Hawk
  35. White-tailed Hawk
  36. Broad-winged Hawk
  37. Gray Hawk
  38. Short-tailed Hawk
  39. Zone-tailed Hawk-- although I think I'm the only one who saw him
  40. Red-tailed Hawk
  41. American Coot
  42. Limpkin
  43. Double-striped Thick-knee
  44. Killdeer
  45. Black-necked Stilt
  46. Northern Jacana
  47. Spotted Sandpiper
  48. Greater Yellowlegs
  49. Whimbrel
  50. Laughing Gull
  51. Gull-billed Tern
  52. Rock Pigeon
  53. Red-billed Pigeon
  54. White-winged Dove
  55. Mourning Dove
  56. Inca Dove
  57. Common Ground-Dove
  58. Eurasian Collared-Dove
  59. Ruddy Ground-Dove
  60. Squirrel Cuckoo
  61. Yellow-billed Cuckoo
  62. Lesser Roadrunner
  63. Groove-billed Ani
  64. Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl-- the official owl of the tour!
  65. Northern "Mountain" Pygmy-Owl-- great view of this bird being mobbed by smaller stuff like Hermit Warbler
  66. Common Paraque
  67. White-collared Swift
  68. Vaux's Swift
  69. Mexican Violet-Ear, Colibri thalassinus
  70. Green-breasted Mango
  71. Magnificent Hummingbird
  72. Long-billed Starthroat
  73. Blue-throated Hummingbird
  74. Garnet-throated Hummingbird, BVD, I saw it well enough to ID but would prefer a longer look
  75. Beautiful Hummingbird
  76. Bumblebee Hummingbird
  77. Broad-tailed Hummingbird
  78. Rufous Hummingbird
  79. Golden-crowned Emerald
  80. Dusky Hummingbird
  81. Doubleday's Hummingbird, Cynanthus doubleday
  82. Wedge-tailed Sabrewing, BVD
  83. Stripe-tailed Hummingbird
  84. Blue-capped Hummingbird, a splendid adult male
  85. Berylline Hummingbird
  86. Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
  87. Cinnamon Hummingbird
  88. Cinnamon-Sided Hummingbird
  89. Green-fronted Hummingbird
  90. White-eared Hummingbird
  91. Citreoline Trogon
  92. Mountain Trogon
  93. Russet-crowned Motmot
  94. Belted Kingfisher
  95. Emerald Toucanet, NOTE: while I agree we also heard Wagler's, I don't count a heard only bird when it's a lifer, so I'm not counting my Wagler's Toucanet
  96. Golden-cheeked Woodpecker
  97. Gray-breasted Woodpecker
  98. Golden-fronted Woodpecker
  99. Golden-olive Woodpecker
  100. Lineated Woodpecker
  101. Collared Forest-Falcon, heard only
  102. Northern Crested Caracara
  103. Laughing Falcon
  104. American Kestrel
  105. Aplomado Falcon
  106. Peregrine Falcon
  107. Green Parakeet
  108. Orange-fronted Parakeet
  109. Orange-chinned Parakeet
  110. Olivaceous Woodcreeper
  111. White-striped Woodcreeper
  112. Spot-crowned Woodcreeper
  113. Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet, heard only
  114. Greenish Elaenia
  115. Ochre-bellied Flycatcher
  116. Common Tody-Flycatcher
  117. Greater Pewee
  118. Willow Flycatcher
  119. Least Flycatcher
  120. Hammond's Flycatcher
  121. Dusky Flycatcher
  122. Black Phoebe
  123. Vermilion Flycatcher
  124. Dusky-capped Flycatcher
  125. Ash-throated Flycatcher
  126. Nutting's Flycatcher
  127. Great-crested Flycatcher
  128. Brown-crested Flycatcher
  129. Great Kiskadee
  130. Social Flycatcher
  131. Tropical Kingbird
  132. Couch's Kingbird
  133. Cassin's Kingbird
  134. Thick-billed Kingbird
  135. Western Kingbird
  136. Eastern Kingbird
  137. Scissor-tailed Kingbird
  138. Rose-throated Becard
  139. White-eyed Vireo
  140. Yellow-throated Vireo
  141. Cassin's Vireo
  142. Blue-headed Vireo
  143. Hutton's Vireo
  144. Golden Vireo
  145. Warbling Vireo
  146. White-throated Magpie Jay
  147. Brown Jay
  148. Green Jay
  149. Steller's Jay
  150. Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay
  151. Unicolored Jay
  152. Northern Rough-winged Swallow, including Ridgway's Swallow, currently a subspecies which will be a lifer if split
  153. Gray-breasted Martin
  154. Tree Swallow
  155. Mangrove Swallow
  156. Violet-Green Swallow
  157. Barn Swallow
  158. Mexican Chickadee
  159. [Black-eared] subspecies of Bushtit
  160. Brown Creeper
  161. Bewick's Wren
  162. Band-backed Wren
  163. Gray-barred Wren
  164. Giant Wren
  165. Rufous-naped Wren
  166. Boucard's Wren
  167. Banded Wren
  168. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
  169. White-lored Gnatcatcher
  170. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  171. Brown-backed Solitaire
  172. Slate-colored Solitaire
  173. Russet Nightingale-Thrush
  174. Black Thrush
  175. Clay-colored Thrush
  176. American Robin
  177. Northern Mockingbird
  178. Curve-billed Thrasher
  179. Blue Mockingbird
  180. Gray Silky-Flycatcher
  181. Louisiana Waterthrush
  182. Golden-winged Warbler
  183. Black-and-white Warbler
  184. Crescent-chested Warbler
  185. Tennessee Warbler
  186. Orange-crowned Warbler
  187. Nashville Warbler
  188. Virginia's Warbler
  189. MacGillivray's Warbler
  190. Common Yellowthroat
  191. American Redstart
  192. Northern Parula
  193. Tropical Parula
  194. Magnolia Warbler
  195. Yellow Warbler
  196. Audubon's Warbler
  197. Black-throated Gray Warbler
  198. Townsend's Warbler
  199. Hermit Warbler
  200. Black-throated Green Warbler
  201. Rufous-capped Warbler
  202. Golden-browed Warbler
  203. Golden-crowned Warbler
  204. Wilson's Warbler
  205. Red Warbler
  206. Slate-throated Redstart
  207. Crimson-collared Tanager
  208. Blue-gray Tanager
  209. Yellow-winged Tanager
  210. Red-legged Honeycreeper
  211. Cinnamon-bellied Flowerpiercer
  212. Cinnamon Rumped Seedeater
  213. Black-headed Saltator
  214. Rufous-capped Brush-finch
  215. Collared Towhee
  216. Rusty Sparrow
  217. White-throated Towhee
  218. Cinnamon-tailed Sparrow
  219. Stripe-headed Sparrow
  220. Bridled Sparrow
  221. Lark Sparrow
  222. Yellow-eyed Junco
  223. Common Bush-Tanager
  224. Hepatic Tanager
  225. Summer Tanager
  226. Western Tanager
  227. White-winged Tanager
  228. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  229. Red-breasted Chat
  230. Blue Bunting
  231. Blue Grosbeak
  232. Orange-breasted Bunting
  233. Rose-bellied (Rosita's) Bunting
  234. Indigo Bunting
  235. Melodious Blackbird
  236. Great-tailed Grackle
  237. Bronzed Cowbird
  238. Black-vented Oriole
  239. Yellow-tailed Oriole
  240. Black-cowled Oriole
  241. Orchard Oriole
  242. Yellow-backed Oriole
  243. Streak-backed Oriole
  244. Hooded Oriole
  245. Bullock's Oriole
  246. Altamira Oriole
  247. Yellow-winged Cacique
  248. Chestnut-headed Oropendula
  249. Montezuma Oropendula
  250. Scrub Euphonia
  251. Elegant (Blue-hooded) Euphonia
  252. House Finch
  253. Black-headed Siskin
  254. House Sparrow
  255. Lesser Goldfinch

PS. I'm exhausted so instead of posting photos, I put up a few of my trip tweets with embedded bird pics in them. More coming soon...

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