Bird species of Costa Rica

For now, we will be presenting a extensive listing of the birds observed in the southern pacific area of Costa Rica.

The following list includes endemic species that are common to Costa Rica and western Panama, and some which are specific to the southern pacific region of Costa Rica.

Bird Listing:


Lowland Pacific Endemics (Southern Costa Rica and Western Panama)
Costa Rican Swift
Chaetura fumosa
White-crested Coquette Lophornis adorabilis
Garden Emerald* Chlorostilbon assimilis
Charming Hummingbird Amazilia decora
Snowy-bellied Hummingbird Amazilia edward
Baird's Trogon Trogon bairdii
Fiery-billed Aracari Pteroglossus frantzii
Golden-naped Woodpecker Melanerpes chrysauchen
Black-hooded Antshrike Thamnophilus bridgesi
Turquoise Cotinga Cotinga ridgwayi
Yellow-billed Cotinga Carpodectes antoniae
Orange-collared Manakin Manacus aurantiacus
Riverside Wren Thryothorus semibadius
Cherrie's Tanager Ramphocelus costaricensis
Spot-crowned Euphonia Euphonia imitans
Rufous-winged Woodpecker Piculus simplex *
White-throated Shrike-Tanager Lanio leucothorax *
Yellow-crowned Euphonia Euphonia luteicapilla *

* also present on Caribbean slope

Endemics only for Costa Rica that are found in the Southern Pacific
Mangrove Hummingbird Amazilia boucardi
Black-cheeked Ant-Tanager Habia atrimaxillaris

 

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