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Bird Count Summary: Years 2011-2017

Grupo Especie / Species Nombre Español English Common Name 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
 Patos    Ducks Dendrocygna autumnalis Pijije alablanca         Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 96 35 913 110 23 15 1
Anas discors Cerceta alazul           Blue-winged Teal 51 2   5 8 1 15
Anas crecca Cerceta alaverde Green-winged Teal   2     4    
Anas clypeata Pato cucharón norteño    Northern Shoveler 4         2 21
Aythya affinis   Lesser Scaup 16            
Oxyura j. jamaicensis Pato  Tepalcate Ruddy Duck cw 6         30
Chachalacas Ortalis poliocephala* Chachalaca pálida* West Mexican Chachalaca* 18 34 41 21 14 28 3
Colimbos / Loons Gavia immer Colimbo mayor Common Loon           1  
Zambullidores / Grebes Tachybaptus dominicus° Zambullidor menor° Least Grebe° 2   4 1   2 1
Rabijuncos / Tropicbirds Phaethon aethereus° Rabijunco pico-rojo°      Red-billed Tropicbird° 200 84 280 35 235 12 1
Cigüeñas / Wood Stork Mycteria americana° Cigüeña americana°        Wood Stork° 104 53 162 17 100 31 11
Fregata / Frigate Birds Fregata magnificens Fragata magnífica        Magnificent Frigatebird 71 238 53 95 160 31 12
Bobos / Boobies Sula dactylatra Bobo enmascarado         Masked Booby 3   1 1 2 1  
Sula granti   Nazca Booby   1          
Sula leucogaster Bobo café                Brown Booby 1251 8758 848 1122 2528 5031 36
Sula sula Bobo pata roja           Red-footed Booby   2 cw        
Sula nebouxii ° Bobo pata azul°       Blue-footed Booby °   6 cw        
Cormoranes / Cormorants Phalacrocorax brasilianus Cormorán oliváceo        Neotropic Cormorant 1537 613 1235 1943 178 465 85
Anhinga/Darters Anhinga anhinga Anhinga americana        Anhinga 160 31 22 42 14 23 9
Pelicanos / Pelicas Pelecanus occidentalis Pelícano pardo           Brown Pelican 146 319 425 201 250 211 69
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Pelícano blanco          American-white Pelican 180 522 303 32 35 17 30
Garzas / Herons Ardea herodias° Garza morena°            Great Blue Heron° 59 35 36 28 12 40 10
Ardea alba Garza blanca             Great Egret 504 296 155 127 68 154 44
Egretta thula Garceta pie-dorado       Snowy Egret 206 256 575 97 42 81 15
Egretta caerulea Garceta azul Little Blue Heron 34 21 11 21 11 6 7
Egretta rufescens° Garceta rujiza°    Reddish Egret° 7 4 2 3 3 1  
Egretta tricolor Garceta tricolor         Tricolored Heron 38 6 7 19 16 5 8
Bubulcus ibis Garza ganadera Cattle Egret 91 24 27 293 6 18 2
Butorides virescens Garceta verde            Green Heron 48 23 86 58 29 25 8
Nycticorax nycticorax Pedrete corona-negra     Black-crowned Night-Heron 71 35 27 38 20 13 3
Nyctanassa violacea Pedrete corona-clara     Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 27 6 45 20 11 5 2
Tigrisoma mexicanum Garza-tigre Gorjinuda Bare Throated Tiger Heron     1        
Cochlearius cochlearius Garza cucharón Boat-billed Heron 8 1          
Ibis y Espatulas       Ibis & Spoonbills Eudocimus albus Ibis blanco              White Ibis 159 45 82 60 51 45 23
Plegadis chihi Ibis cara-blanca         White-faced Ibis 20 2 6 48 5 9 1
Platalea ajaja Espátula rosada          Roseate Spoonbill 217 87 62 20 42 26 14
Zopilotes / Vultures Coragyps atratus Zopilote común Black Vulture 206 391 169 129 117 160 118
Cathartes aura Zopilote aura Turkey Vulture 83 183 70 47 87 264 167
Aguilillas y Gavilanes Osprey, Kites & Hawks Pandion haliaetus Gavilán pescador Osprey 3 6 4 9 3 3 1
Chondrohierax uncinatus Milano piquiganchudo Hooked Billed Kite   cw   1     1
Circus cyaneus Gavilán rastrero         Northern Harrier   1       3 1
Accipter striatus Gavilán pechiblanco  Sharp Skinned Hawk           1 1
Buteogallus anthracinus ° Aguililla negra menor° Common Black Hawk°   1 2       1
Buteo magnirostris Aguililla caminera       Roadside Hawk 5 4 5 9 8 5 5
Parabuteo unicinctus   Harris's Hawk 1            
Buteo nitidus Aguililla gris Gray Hawk 4 5 6 3   1 1
Buteo brachyurus Aguililla cola-corta     Short-tailed Hawk 1 2       2 2
Buteo swainsoni° Aguililla de swainson°    Swainson´s Hawk° cw   1       1
Buteo jamaicensis Aguilla colirroja Red Tailed Hawk   1   3   1 1
Buteo platypterus° Aguililla ala ancha° Broad-winged Hawk° cw         1  
Buteo albonotatus° Aguililla aura° Zone-tailed Hawk°   3 1 2 1 1  
Accipter cooperi Gavilan de Cooper Coopers Hawk   1       1  
Caracara plancus Caracara quebrantahuesos Crested Caracara 3 4 13 4 8 4 1
Halcones                      Falcons & Caracara Falco sparverius Cernícalo americano      American Kestrel 2 5 6 5 4 3 2
Falco peregrinus° Halcón peregrino °        Peregrine Falcon° 3         2  
Falco columbarius Esmerejon Merlin     1        
Falco rufigularis Halcon Murcielaguero Bat Falcon     10        
Micrastur semitorquatus° Halcon selvatico Collarejo° Collared Forest Falcon°   1          
Turkeys & Quail Colinus virginianus Codorniz-cotui Norteña Northern Bobwhite       8      
Philortyx fasciatus Codorniz Barrada Banded Quail cw     6      
Gallinules y Rascones Gallinules Coots & Rails Porphyrio martinica Gallineta morada Purple Gallinule 1 2 cw 6 5    
Gallinula galeata Gallineta común Common Gallinule 4   cw 2 3    
Amaurolimnas concolor Polluela café Sora         5    
Fulica americana Gallareta americana      American Coot 19 9 24 67 5 5 101
Chorlos / Plovers Charadrius alexandrinus Chorlo nevado Snowy Plover         1   1
Charadrius wilsonia Chorlo pico grueso Wilson´s Plover             4
Charadrius vociferus Chorlo tildío            Killdeer 2 cw         4
Charadrius semipalmatus   Semipalmated Plover 64            
Pluvialis squatarola Chorio Gris Black Bellied Plover 1 4       1  
Avocetas /  Stilts & Avocets Himantopus mexicanus Candelero americano      Black-necked Stilt 80 58 13 35 25 33 43
Recurvirostra americana Avoceta americana American Avocet 14 250 5       24
Jacanas Jacana spinosa Jacana norteña           Northern Jacana 19 4 17 16 10 2 1
Playeros / Sandpipers & Allies Tringa semipalmatus Playero pihuiui Willet 13 48 14 14 8 31 3
Tringa flavipes Patamarilla menor Lesser Yellowlegs 3 1 1   3 4 4
Tringa melanoleuca Patamarilla mayor Greater Yellowlegs 2 cw          
Numenius phaeopus Zarapito trinador        Whimbrel 10 9   9   8 44
Numenius americanus Zarapito pico largo      Long-billed Curlew           1 2
Actitis macularia Playero alzacolita Spotted Sandpiper 45 4 17 23 6 10 8
Calidris alba   Sanderling     15 16      
Calidris minutilla Playero chichicuilote    Least Sandpiper 17 cw 9   8 1 46
Limnodromus griseus   Short-billed Dowitcher 1            
Tringa solitaria Playero solitario Solitary Sandpiper cw       4    
Limosa fedoa Picopando canelo Marbled Godwit 5 15   11   13  
Phalaropus lobatus Falarapo cuellirrojo Red Necked Phalarope           1  
Limnodromus scolopaceus Costurero pico largo Long-billed Dowitcher             2
Gaviotas /  Gulls Leucophaeus atricilla Gaviota reidora Laughing Gull 23 4 11 1 15 4 1
Leucophaeus pipixcan Gaviota de Franklin Franklin´s Gull   19 20 38     5
Charranes y Esternas         Terns & Skimmers Hydroprogne caspia Charrán caspia           Caspian Tern 4 2     1 2 6
Sterna forsteri Charrán de forster       Forster´s Tern 1       1   2
Sterna antillarum Charrán minimo Least Tern 1   18        
Thalasseus maximus Charrán real             Royal Tern 12 178 173 100 88 12 58
Thalasseus elegans Charrán elegante Elegant Tern 49 25 5 15 47 110 1
Rynchops niger Rayador americano        Black Skimmer 56 40 7   16 61 50
Palomas / Pigeons & Doves Columba livia Paloma domestica Rock Pigeon 3 cw     5 3 7
Zenaida asiatica Paloma alablanca         White-winged Dove 264 313 103 94 113 87 12
Zenaida macroura Paloma huilota Mourning Dove   10 17 17   6 6
Columbina inca Tórtola cola larga Inca Dove 57 52 129 51 24 90 50
Columbina passerina Tórtola coquita Common Ground-Dove 13 28 15 17 3 11 2
Columbina talpacoti Tórtola rojiza           Ruddy Ground-Dove 25 16 33 21 3 30 20
Leptotila verreauxi Paloma arroyera White-tipped Dove 4 7 3 7 4 5  
Streptopelia decaocto   Eurasian Collared Dove     5        
Pericos / New World Parrots Amazona albifrons° Loro frente blanca ° White-fronted Parrot ° 2         17 1
Aratinga canicularis° Perico frente naranja° Orange fronted parakeet°       12      
Cucos / Cuckoos Piaya cayana Cuclillo canela Squirrel Cuckoo 1 2 3   2 1 1
Coccyzus minor Cuco Manglero Mangrove Cuckoo       1      
Morococcyx erythropygus Cuclillo terrestre       Lesser Ground-cuckoo 3 3 5 2 3 3 2
Crotophaga sulcirostris Garrapatero pijuy Groove-billed Ani 179 114 75 104 16 100 47
Buhos /  Owls Bubo virginianus Buho Cornudo Great Horned owl 1     1 1 1  
Glaucidium brasilianum Tecolote bajeño          Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl 3 6 6 7 5 4 1
Glaucidium palmarun° Tecolote colimense° Colima Pygmy-Owl°     2        
Strix virgata (Ciccaba virgata) Búho café Mottled Owl cw         1 1
Chotacabras / Night-hawks & Nightjars Nyctidromus albicolis Tapacaminos Picuyo Pauraque 9 3 10 16 6    
Chordeiles minor Chotacabras mayor Common Nighthawk   1          
Chordeiles acutipennis Chotacabras menor Lesser Nighthawk 24 1       9  
Swifts Streptoprocne zonaris Vencejo Cuelliblanco White Collared Swift         2    
Chaetura vauxi Vencejo de Vaux Vaux's Swift 60 44 25 18 10 74 5
Colibríes / Hummingbirds Cynanthus latirostris Colibrí pico ancho Broad-billed Hummingbird 15 42 25 29 15 42 13
Amazilia rutila Colibrí canela           Cinnamon Hummingbird 15 15 9 19 12 22 13
Amazilia violiceps Colibrí corona violeta Violet-crowned Hummingbird           1  
Amazilia viridifrons Colibri Corona verde Green Fronted Hummngbird       4 8   1
Heliomaster constantii Picolargo Coronioscuro Plain-capped Starthroat   2 3     1 1
Anthracothorax prevostii Mango Pechiverde Green Breasted Mango   3     2   1
Chlorostilbon auriceps Esmeralda Mexicana Golden crowned  (Fork Tailed) Emerald     1 1     1
Archilochus colubris Colibri Gorjirrubi Ruby-Throated Hummingbird 4 10 3     13  
Archilochus alexandri Colibrí barba negra Black-chinned Hummingbird 3 21 3 9 16 21 1
Trogones Trogon citreolus* Trogón citrino*           Citreoline Trogon* 9 12 15 3 2 10 2
Martínes pescador   Kingfishers Megaceryle alcyon Martín-pescador norteño  Belted Kingfisher 37 27 36 10 5 18 5
Megaceryle torquata Martín-pescador de collar Ringed Kingfisher 15 6 21 24 4 8 2
Chloroceryle americana Martín-pescador verde Green Kingfisher 3 3 6 6   4 1
Carpinteros   Woodpeckers Melanerpes chrysogenys* Carpintero enmascarado* Golden-cheeked Woodpecker* 30 47 36 19 22 41 21
Colaptes auratus   Northern Flicker 1            
Campephilus guatemalensis Carpintero piquiclaro Pale Billed Woodpecker   4   1   1  
Dryocopus lineatus Carpintero lineado Lineated Woodpecker 2 3 1 1 1 2  
Xiphorhynchus flavigaster eburneirostris Trepatroncos piquiclaro Ivory billed woodcreeper   1          
Tiranos y Mosqueros  Tyrants & Flycatshers Camptostoma imberbe Mosquero lampiño         Northern Beardless Tyrannulet 1 4       5 2
Mitrephanes phaeocercus   Tufted Flycatcher (Mexican) 1            
Empidonax traillii   Willow Flycatcher 1            
Empidonax hammondii Mosquero de Hammond Hammond´s Flycatcher   1       1  
Empidonax minimus Mosquero minimo Least Flycatcher 1 4 4   16    
Empidonax difficilis   Pacific-slope(Western) Flycatcher 1            
Pyrocephalus rubinus Mosquero cardenal Vermilion Flycatcher 11 10 8 6 5 4 2
Myiarchus cinerascens Papamoscas cenizo        Ash-throated Flycatcher 2 4 8 8 2 11 4
Myiarchus tubiculifer Papamoscas triste Dusky-capped Flycatcher 2 5 cw 2   2 1
Myiarchus nuttingi Papamoscas de nutting    Nutting´s Flycatcher 2 14 2 2   7 9
Myiarchus tyrannulus Papamoscas tirano Brown-crested Flycatcher 6 8 12 11 10 10  
Pitangus sulphuratus Luis bienteveo           Great Kiskadee 41 18 61 31 11 4 8
Myiozetetes similis Luis gregario Social Flycatcher 33 27 15 14 18 5 3
Tyrannus melancholichus Tirano tropical Tropical Kingbird 59 88 238 56 12 29 21
Tyrannus crassirostris Tirano pico grueso Thick-billed Kingbird 2 14 8 11 15 3 5
Coatingas Pachyramphus aglaiae Cabezon Degollado Rose Throated Becard   1 2       1
Vireos Vireo bellii Vireo de bell Bell´s Vireo 2 3 3 7   4 3
Vireo cassini Vireo de Cassin Cassin´s Vireo   3   3   2 4
Vireo hypochryseus* Vireo dorado* Golden Vireo* cw 3 1 3     4
Vireo solitarius plumbeus   Solitary Vireo       1      
Vireo gilvus Vireo gorjeador          Warbling Vireo 7 11 cw 3 2 5 2
Vireo huttoni Vireo reyerzuelo Hutton´s Vireo   1       13  
Shrike Lanius ludovicianus Lanio Americano Loggerhead Shrike   cw 1        
Urracas / Jays Calocitta formosa Urraca-hermosa cara blanca White-throated Magpie-Jay 16 43 39 26 17 24 6
Golondrinas / Swallows Stelgidopteryx serripennis Golondrina aliaserrada Northern Rough-winged Swallow 2578 322 76 168 46 67 24
Progne chalybea Martin Pechigris Grey-breasted Martin cw 10        
Tachycineta a. albilinea Golondrina manglera Mangrove Swallow 23 7          
Tachycineta bicolor Golondrina arbolera Tree Swallow         1 2  
Saltaparedes / Wrens Campylorhynchus rufinucha Matraca nuca rufa        Rufous-naped Wren 4 18 8 9 6 12 1
Thryothorus felix   Happy Wren 1            
Uropsila leucogastra Chivirín vientre blanco White-bellied Wren 4 4 3 5 14 4 3
Perlitas / Gnatcatchers Polioptila caerulea Perlita azul-gris Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 28 40 43 39 18 43 47
Polioptila albiloris   White-lored Gnatcatcher 3            
Mirlos y Zorzales / Robin Turdus rufopalliatus* Mirlo dorso rufo* Rufous-backed Thrush/Robin* 21 14 19 8 2 5 2
Catharus ustulatus Zorzal de Swainson Swainson´s Thrush 1     1      
Cenzontles / Mockingbirds Mimus polyglottos Centzontle norteño Northern Mockingbird 6 6 7 4   5 1
Dumetella carolinensis Pajaro gato gris Grey Catbird         1    
Chipes / Warblers Parkesia noveboracensis Chipe charquero          Northern Waterthrush 1 5 2 3 6 6 4
Mniotilta varia Chipe trepador Black and White Warbler 8 11 13 8 7 16 1
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Chipe de coronilla Nashville Warbler 6 25 14 9 13 3 3
Chamaethlypis poliocephala   Gray-crowned Yellowthroat 3            
Geothlypis tolmiei ° Chipe de tolmie ° MacGillivray´s Warbler ° 1 1   3   2 2
Geothlypis trichas Mascarita común Common Yellowthroat 3 1 1 1 2 5 7
Setophaga ruticilla Chipe flameante American Redstart 4 4 5 10 5 23 1
Setophaga petechia Chipe amarillo           Yellow Warbler 57 29 18 21 7 22 15
Setophaga petechia   Mangrove (Yellow) Warbler 1            
setophaga magnolia Chipe de magnolia Magnolia Warbler 1 cw          
Setophaga coronata Chipe coronado Yellow-rumped Warbler 2 3 35 1 5 4 12
Dendroica dominica Chipe Gorjiamarillo Yellow throated warbler 2 cw 1        
Basileuterus lachrymosus Chipe Roquero Fan Tailed Warbler   2         1
Cardellina pusilla Chipe de Wilson Wilson's Warbler 5 5 17 9 6 18 6
Vermivora celata Chipe Corona naranja Orange Crowned Warbler 11 6 2 4 4 11  
Vermivora luciae   Lucy's Warbler cw            
Protonotaria citrea Chipe protonotario Prothonotary Warbler 1     2      
Seiurus aurocapillus Chipe-suelero Coronado Ovenbird       1      
Piranga rubra Tangara roja Summer Tanager cw 1 1 1   1  
Piranga ludoviciana   Western Tanager 1            
Piranga flava Tanara encinera Hepatic Tanager   1 cw     1  
Parula americana Parula Norteña Northern Parula 1     1      
Parula pitiayumi Parula tropical Tropical Parula 2 1 5 1 4 2  
Icteria virens Buscabreña Yellow-breasted Chat 6 2 10 5 6 1 3
Granatellus venustus Granatelo Mexicano Red-breasted Chat 2 cw          
Gorriones / Grassquits, Seedeaters & Sparrows Volaitina jacarina Semillero brincador Blue-black Grassquit 5 6 3 1 1 19 1
Euphonia afinnis Eufonia garganta negra Scrub Euphonia 1 1 2   1    
Sporophila torqueola Semillero de collar White-collared Seedeater 13 3 7 3 1 17 3
Saltator coerulescens   Grayish Saltator cw            
Arremonops rufivirgatus Gorrion olivaceo Olive Sparrow   3 1       3
Passer d domesticus Gorrion Domestico House Sparrow     2        
Chondestes grammacus Gorrion arlequin Lark Sparrow 46 1 28 10 2    
Aimophila ruficauda Zacatonero corona rayada Stripe-headed Sparrow 3   5 18 1 30 1
Melospiza lincolnii   Lincoln's Sparrow cw            
Picogordos y Colorines / Buntings & Grosbeaks Cardinalis cardinalis Cardenal rojo            Northern Cardinal 17 5 9 13 3 14 1
Spiza americana Arrocero americano Dickcissel     1 2 6    
Pheucticus chrysopeplus Picogrueso amarillo Yellow Grosbeak     1       3
Passerina caerulea Picogordo azul Blue Grosbeak cw 2 6        
Passerina leclancherii* Colorín pecho naranja*    Orange-breasted Bunting* 8 5 10 8 6 14 16
Passerina ciris ° Colorín siete colores ° Painted Bunting ° 6 1 12 7 2 1  
Passerina versicolor Colorín Morado Varied Bunting 2 cw 1 1      
Passerina cyanea Colorín azul Indigo Bunting   2   2   1  
Tordos y Bolseros / Blackbirds & Orioles Quiscalus mexicanus Zanate mexicano          Great-tailed Grackle 290 454 277 141 133 66 44
Molothrus ater Tordo cabeza café        Brown-headed Cowbird 171 241 410 25 30   320
Molothrus aeneus Vaquero ojirrojo Bronzed (Red eyed) Cowbird   3 1     380 3
Icterus spurius Bolsero castaño          Orchard oriole 58 12 16 20 10 26 9
Icterus pustulatus Bolsero dorso rayado Streak-backed Oriole 9 14 16 8   11 1
Icterus cucullatus Bolsero encapuchado Hooded Oriole 3 2 2 2 5 8 2
Icterus wagleri Bolsero de Wagler Black-vented Oriole 5 7 9 4 1 6  
Icterus bullockii Bolsero de Bullock Bullock's Oriole cw   1        
Agelaius phoeniceus Tordo Sargento Redwinged Blackbirds       25      
Cacicus melanicterus* Cacique mexicano*  Yellow-winged Cacique* 12 197 62 27 22 55 16
Total Individuals     10491 15362 8200 6345 5115 8706 2022
Total Species     164 159 142 135 118 140 132
Participants     68 54 45 39 20 40 33

 

Our Mission
Our MissionConservation of the flora and fauna of the coastal, tropical dry forest region near Zihuatanejo, Jose Azueta, Guerrero, Mexico.

Goals
Increase the awareness and appreciation of the life cycle of the tropical dry forest and of native species in the region of Barra de Potosí, Guerrero, Mexico, through preservation, exhibition, reproduction, education and research.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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