Bird list of our tours in E-Venezuela

This is a partly list of birds seen on our E-Venezuela trip.
During a normal 3-week trip, we expect to see 450 species.



Great Tinamou (Tinamus major)
Spix's Guan (Penelope jacquacu)
Black Curassow (Crax alector)
White-faced Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna viduata)
White-cheeked Pintail (Anas bahamensis)
Golden-spangled Piculet (Picumnus exilis)
Black-dotted Piculet (Picumnus nigropunctatus)
Scaled Piculet (Picumnus squamulatus)
Yellow-tufted Woodpecker (Melanerpes cruentatus)
Red-crowned Woodpecker (Melanerpes rubricapillus)
Smoky-brown Woodpecker (Veniliornis fumigatus)
Red-rumped Woodpecker (Veniliornis kirkii)
Golden-collared Woodpecker (Veniliornis cassini)
Golden-olive Woodpecker (Piculus rubiginosus)
Waved Woodpecker (Celeus undatus)
Chestnut Woodpecker (Celeus elegans)
Cream-coloured Woodpecker (Celeus flavus)
Red-necked Woodpecker (Campephilus rubricollis)
Crimson-crested Woodpecker (Campephilus melanoleucos)
Black-spotted Barbet (Capito niger)
Chestnut-tipped Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus derbianus)
Green Aracari (Pteroglossus viridis)
Black-necked Aracari (Pteroglossus aracari)
Guianan Toucanet (Selenidera culik)
Channel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos vitellinus)
White-throated Toucan (Ramphastos tucanus)
Cuvier's Toucan (Ramphastos cuvieri)
Brown Jacamar (Brachygalba lugubris)
Paradise Jacamar (Galbula dea)
Great Jacamar (Jacamerops aureus)
Pied Puffbird (Notharchus tectus)
Collared Puffbird (Bucco capensis)
Russet-throated Puffbird (Hypnelus ruficollis)
Black Nunbird (Monasa atra)
Swallow-wing (Chelidoptera tenebrosa)
White-tipped Quetzal (Pharomachrus fulgidus)
Black-tailed Trogon (Trogon melanurus)
White-tailed Trogon (Trogon viridis)
Collared Trogon (Trogon collaris)
Masked Trogon (Trogon personatus)
Violaceous Trogon (Trogon violaceus)
Ringed Kingfisher (Megaceryle torquata)
Green-&-rufous Kingfisher (Chloroceryle inda)
American Pygmy Kingfisher (Chloroceryle aenea)
Squirrel Cuckoo (Piaya cayana)
Black-bellied Cuckoo (Piaya melanogaster)
Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani)
Groove-billed Ani (Crotophaga sulcirostris)
Venezuelan Parakeet (Pyrrhura emma)
Red-&-green Macaw (Ara chloropterus)
Scarlet-fronted Parakeet (Aratinga wagleri)
Brown-throated Parakeet (Aratinga pertinax)
Painted Parakeet (Pyrrhura picta)
Fiery-shouldered Parakeet (Pyrrhura egregia)
Green-rumped Parrotlet (Forpus passerinus)
Golden-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris chrysopterus)
Black-headed Parrot (Pionites melanocephala)
Blue-headed Parrot (Pionus menstruus)
Blue-cheeked Parrot (Amazona dufresniana)
Orange-winged Parrot (Amazona amazonica)
Mealy Parrot (Amazona farinosa)
Red-fan Parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus)
White-collared Swift (Streptoprocne zonaris)
Tepui Swift (Streptoprocne phelpsi)
Band-rumped Swift (Chaetura spinicauda)
Grey-rumped Swift (Chaetura cinereiventris)
Short-tailed Swift (Chaetura brachyura)
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift (Tachornis squamata)
Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift (Panyptila cayennensis)
Rufous-breasted Hermit (Glaucis hirsuta)
Little Hermit (Phaethornis longuemareus)
Grey-chinned Hermit (Phaethornis griseogularis)
Reddish Hermit (Phaethornis ruber)
Straight-billed Hermit (Phaethornis bourcieri)
Eastern Long-tailed Hermit (Phaethornis superciliosus)
Grey-breasted Sabrewing (Campylopterus largipennis)
Rufous-breasted Sabrewing (Campylopterus hyperythrus)
White-tailed Sabrewing (Campylopterus ensipennis)
White-necked Jacobin (Florisuga mellivora)
Brown Violet-ear (Colibri delphinae)
Black-throated Mango (Anthracothorax nigricollis)
Tufted Coquette (Lophornis ornatus)
Festive Coquette (Lophornis chalybeus)
Blue-chinned Sapphire (Chlorestes notatus)
Blue-tailed Emerald (Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
Fork-tailed Woodnymph (Thalurania furcata)
White-chinned Sapphire (Hylocharis cyanus)
White-chested Emerald (Amazilia chionopectus)
Glittering-throated Emerald (Amazilia fimbriata)
Copper-rumped Hummingbird (Amazilia tobaci)
Scissor-tailed Hummingbird (Hylonympha macrocerca)
Black-eared Fairy (Heliothryx aurita)
Long-billed Starthroat (Heliomaster longirostris)
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium brasilianum)
Oilbird (Steatornis caripensis)
Blackish Nightjar (Caprimulgus nigrescens)
Scaled Pigeon (Patagioenas speciosa)
Pale-vented Pigeon (Columba cayennensis)
Ruddy Pigeon (Columba subvinacea)
Eared Dove (Zenaida auriculata)
Scaled Dove (Columbina squammata)
Ruddy Ground-Dove (Columbina talpacoti)
Blue Ground-Dove (Claravis pretiosa)
White-tipped Dove (Leptotila verreauxi)
Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinicus)
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria)
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia)
Willet (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus)
Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana)
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis)
Laughing Gull (Larus atricilla)
Royal Tern (Sterna maxima)
Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex)
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
Hook-billed Kite (Chondrohierax uncinatus)
Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus)
Pearl Kite (Gampsonyx swainsonii)
White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus)
Snail Kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis)
Double-toothed Kite (Harpagus bidentatus)
Plumbeous Kite (Ictinia plumbea)
Crane Hawk (Geranospiza caerulescens)
Slate-coloured Hawk (Leucopternis schistacea)
White Hawk (Leucopternis albicollis)
Common Black Hawk (Buteogallus anthracinus)
Great Black Hawk (Buteogallus urubitinga)
Savanna Hawk (Buteogallus meridionalis)
Grey Hawk (Buteo nitidus)
Roadside Hawk (Buteo magnirostris)
White-tailed Hawk (Buteo albicaudatus)
Zone-tailed Hawk (Buteo albonotatus)
Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja)
Black Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus tyrannus)
Black Caracara (Daptrius ater)
Crested Caracara (Caracara plancus)
Yellow-headed Caracara (Milvago chimachima)
Bat Falcon (Falco rufigularis)
Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus)
Tricoloured Heron (Egretta tricolor)
Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)
Capped Heron (Pilherodius pileatus)
Great Egret (Ardea alba)
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Striated Heron (Butorides striatus)
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea)
Rufescent Tiger-Heron (Tigrisoma lineatum)
Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber)
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Greater Yellow-headed Vulture (Cathartes melambrotus)
King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa)
Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens)
Olive-striped Flycatcher (Mionectes olivaceus)
Ochre-bellied Flycatcher (Mionectes oleagineus)
Common Tody-Flycatcher (Todirostrum cinereum)
Painted Tody-Flycatcher (Todirostrum pictum)
Golden-faced Tyrannulet (Zimmerius chrysops)
Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet (Camptostoma obsoletum)
Marble-faced Bristle-Tyrant (Phylloscartes ophthalmicus)
Helmeted Pygmy-Tyrant (Lophotriccus galeatus)
Grey-crowned Flycatcher (Tolmomyias poliocephalus)
Roraiman Flycatcher (Myiophobus roraimae)
Sulphur-rumped Flycatcher (Myiobius barbatus)
Cinnamon Flycatcher (Pyrrhomyias cinnamomea)
Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus cooperi)
Smoke-coloured Pewee (Contopus fumigatus)
Tropical Pewee (Contopus cinereus)
Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus)
Pied Water-Tyrant (Fluvicola pica)
White-headed Marsh-Tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala)
Long-tailed Tyrant (Colonia colonus)
Cattle Tyrant (Machetornis rixosus)
Cinnamon Attila (Attila cinnamomeus)
Greyish Mourner (Rhytipterna simplex)
Cinereous Mourner (Laniocera hypopyrra)
Dusky-capped Flycatcher (Myiarchus tuberculifer)
Brown-crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus tyrannulus)
Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)
Sulphury Flycatcher (Tyrannopsis sulphurea)
Boat-billed Flycatcher (Megarynchus pitangua)
Golden-crowned Flycatcher (Myiodynastes chrysocephalus)
Streaked Flycatcher (Myiodynastes maculatus)
Rusty-margined Flycatcher (Myiozetetes cayanensis)
Social Flycatcher (Myiozetetes similis)
Piratic Flycatcher (Legatus leucophaius)
Lesser Kiskadee (Philohydor lictor)
Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus)
Pink-throated Becard (Pachyramphus minor)
Masked Tityra (Tityra semifasciata)
Black-crowned Tityra (Tityra inquisitor)
Handsome Fruiteater (Pipreola formosa)
Red-banded Fruiteater (Pipreola whitelyi)
Screaming Piha (Lipaugus vociferans)
Rose-collared Piha (Lipaugus streptophorus)
Spangled Cotinga (Cotinga cayana)
Purple-throated Fruitcrow (Querula purpurata)
Red-ruffed Fruitcrow (Pyroderus scutatus)
Capuchinbird (Perissocephalus tricolor)
White Bellbird (Procnias alba)
Bearded Bellbird (Procnias averano)
Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola)
Golden-headed Manakin (Pipra erythrocephala)
Scarlet-horned Manakin (Pipra cornuta)
White-crowned Manakin (Pipra pipra)
Tepui Manakin (Pipra suavissima)
Lance-tailed Manakin (Chiroxiphia lanceolata)
Blue-backed Manakin (Chiroxiphia pareola)
White-throated Manakin (Corapipo gutturalis)
Olive Manakin (Chloropipo uniformis)
Tiny Tyrant-Manakin (Tyranneutes virescens)
Fasciated Antshrike (Cymbilaimus lineatus)
Black-throated Antshrike (Frederickena viridis)
Great Antshrike (Taraba major)
Barred Antshrike (Thamnophilus doliatus)
White-shouldered Antshrike (Thamnophilus aethiops)
Mouse-coloured Antshrike (Thamnophilus murinus)
Northern Slaty-Antshrike (Thamnophilus punctatus)
White-spotted Antvireo (Dysithamnus leucostictus)
Cinereous Antshrike (Thamnomanes caesius)
Guianan Streaked-Antwren (Myrmotherula surinamensis)
White-flanked Antwren (Myrmotherula axillaris)
Slaty Antwren (Myrmotherula schisticolor)
Grey Antwren (Myrmotherula menetriesii)
Roraiman Antwren (Herpsilochmus roraimae)
Rufous-winged Antwren (Herpsilochmus rufimarginatus)
Grey Antbird (Cercomacra cinerascens)
White-browed Antbird (Myrmoborus leucophrys)
Warbling Antbird (Hypocnemis cantator)
Silvered Antbird (Sclateria naevia)
Ferruginous-backed Antbird (Myrmeciza ferruginea)
Black-throated Antbird (Myrmeciza atrothorax)
White-plumed Antbird (Pithys albifrons)
Rufous-throated Antbird (Gymnopithys rufigula)
Pale-breasted Spinetail (Synallaxis albescens)
Stripe-breasted Spinetail (Synallaxis cinnamomea)
Crested Spinetail (Cranioleuca subcristata)
Yellow-chinned Spinetail (Certhiaxis cinnamomea)
Rufous-fronted Thornbird (Phacellodomus rufifrons)
Roraiman Barbtail (Roraimia adusta)
White-throated Barbtail (Premnoplex tatei)
White-throated Foliage-gleaner (Automolus roraimae)
Chestnut-crowned Foliage-gleaner (Automolus rufipileatus)
Plain Xenops (Xenops minutus)
Plain-brown Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla fuliginosa)
Long-tailed Woodcreeper (Deconychura longicauda)
Olivaceous Woodcreeper (Sittasomus griseicapillus)
Amazonian Barred-Woodcreeper (Dendrocolaptes certhia)
Buff-throated Woodcreeper (Xiphorhynchus guttatus)
Cocoa Woodcreeper (Xiphorhynchus susurrans)
Streak-headed Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes souleyetii)
Red-billed Scythebill (Campylorhamphus trochilirostris)
Black-faced Antthrush (Formicarius analis)
Short-tailed Antthrush (Chamaeza campanisona)
Slate-crowned Antpitta (Grallaricula nana)
Rufous-browed Peppershrike (Cyclarhis gujanensis)
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)
Lemon-chested Greenlet (Hylophilus thoracicus)
Tepui Greenlet (Hylophilus sclateri)
Golden-fronted Greenlet (Hylophilus aurantiifrons)
Violaceous Jay (Cyanocorax violaceus)
Azure-naped Jay (Cyanocorax heilprini)
Cayenne Jay (Cyanocorax cayanus)
Green Jay (Cyanocorax yncas)
Rufous-brown Solitaire (Cichlopsis leucogenys)
Bare-eyed Thrush (Turdus tephronotus)
Pale-breasted Thrush (Turdus leucomelas)
Black-billed Thrush (Turdus ignobilis)
Cocoa Thrush (Turdus fumigatus)
Tropical Mockingbird (Mimus gilvus)
Black-capped Donacobius (Donacobius atricapillus)
Bicoloured Wren (Campylorhynchus griseus)
Stripe-backed Wren (Campylorhynchus nuchalis)
Coraya Wren (Thryothorus coraya)
Rufous-breasted Wren (Thryothorus rutilus)
Rufous-&-white Wren (Thryothorus rufalbus)
Buff-breasted Wren (Thryothorus leucotis)
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
Musician Wren (Cyphorhinus aradus)
Long-billed Gnatwren (Ramphocaenus melanurus)
White-winged Swallow (Tachycineta albiventer)
Grey-breasted Martin (Progne chalybea)
Southern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx ruficollis)
Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria)
Ochre-breasted Brush-Finch (Atlapetes semirufus)
Tepui Brush-Finch (Atlapetes personatus)
Stripe-headed Brush-Finch (Buarremon torquatus)
Tropical Parula (Parula pitiayumi)
Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia)
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)
Northern Waterthrush (Seiurus noveboracensis)
Slate-throated Whitestart (Myioborus miniatus)
Paria Whitestart (Myioborus pariae)
Golden-crowned Warbler (Basileuterus culicivorus)
Three-striped Warbler (Basileuterus tristriatus)
Rose-breasted Chat (Granatellus pelzelni)
Bananaquit (Coereba flaveola)
Black-faced Tanager (Schistochlamys melanopis)
Magpie Tanager (Cissopis leveriana)
Guira Tanager (Hemithraupis guira)
Yellow-backed Tanager (Hemithraupis flavicollis)
Hooded Tanager (Nemosia pileata)
White-lined Tanager (Tachyphonus rufus)
White-winged Tanager (Piranga leucoptera)
Silver-beaked Tanager (Ramphocelus carbo)
Blue-grey Tanager (Thraupis episcopus)
Palm Tanager (Thraupis palmarum)
Blue-capped Tanager (Thraupis cyanocephala)
Trinidad Euphonia (Euphonia trinitatis)
Thick-billed Euphonia (Euphonia laniirostris)
Golden-bellied Euphonia (Euphonia chrysopasta)
White-vented Euphonia (Euphonia minuta)
Blue-naped Chlorophonia (Chlorophonia cyanea)
Turquoise Tanager (Tangara mexicana)
Paradise Tanager (Tangara chilensis)
Golden Tanager (Tangara arthus)
Yellow-bellied Tanager (Tangara xanthogastra)
Spotted Tanager (Tangara punctata)
Speckled Tanager (Tangara guttata)
Bay-headed Tanager (Tangara gyrola)
Opal-rumped Tanager (Tangara velia)
Blue Dacnis (Dacnis cayana)
Green Honeycreeper (Chlorophanes spiza)
Short-billed Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes nitidus)
Purple Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes caeruleus)
Swallow Tanager (Tersina viridis)
Wedge-tailed Grass-Finch (Emberizoides herbicola)
Blue-black Grassquit (Volatinia jacarina)
Grey Seedeater (Sporophila intermedia)
Yellow-bellied Seedeater (Sporophila nigricollis)
Ruddy-breasted Seedeater (Sporophila minuta)
Lesser Seed-Finch (Oryzoborus angolensis)
Greater Flowerpiercer (Diglossa major)
Dickcissel (Spiza americana)
Yellow-green Grosbeak (Caryothraustes canadensis)
Red-&-black Grosbeak (Periporphyrus erythromelas)
Greyish Saltator (Saltator coerulescens)
Blue-black Grosbeak (Cyanocompsa cyanoides)
Crested Oropendola (Psarocolius decumanus)
Green Oropendola (Psarocolius viridis)
Amazonian Oropendola (Gymnostinops bifasciatus)
Yellow-rumped Cacique (Cacicus cela)
Red-rumped Cacique (Cacicus haemorrhous)
Moriche Oriole (Icterus chrysocephalus)
Yellow Oriole (Icterus nigrogularis)
Orange-crowned Oriole (Icterus auricapillus)
Oriole Blackbird (Gymnomystax mexicanus)
Red-breasted Blackbird (Sturnella militaris)
Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna)
Velvet-fronted Grackle (Lampropsar tanagrinus)
Golden-tufted Grackle (Macroagelaius imthurni)
Carib Grackle (Quiscalus lugubris)
Shiny Cowbird (Molothrus bonariensis)


Jurgen Beckers 2006



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