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Bird Count Summary: Years 2011-2016

Grupo

Especie / Species

Nombre Español

English Common Name

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

 Patos    Ducks

Dendrocygna autumnalis

Pijije alablanca        

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

35

913

110

23

15

1

Anas discors

Cerceta alazul          

Blue-winged Teal

2

 

5

8

1

15

Anas crecca

Cerceta alaverde

Green-winged Teal

2

 

 

4

 

 

Anas clypeata

Pato cucharón norteño   

Northern Shoveler

 

 

 

 

2

21

Oxyura j. jamaicensis

Pato  Tepalcate

Ruddy Duck

6

 

 

 

 

30

Chachalacas

Ortalis poliocephala*

Chachalaca pálida*

West Mexican Chachalaca*

34

41

21

14

28

3

Colimbos / Loons

Gavia immer

Colimbo mayor

Common Loon

 

 

 

 

1

 

Zambullidores / Grebes

Tachybaptus dominicus°

Zambullidor menor°

Least Grebe°

 

4

1

 

2

1

Rabijuncos / Tropicbirds

Phaethon aethereus°

Rabijunco pico-rojo°     

Red-billed Tropicbird°

84

280

35

235

12

1

Cigüeñas / Wood Stork

Mycteria americana°

Cigüeña americana°       

Wood Stork°

53

162

17

100

31

11

Fregata / Frigate Birds

Fregata magnificens

Fragata magnífica       

Magnificent Frigatebird

238

53

95

160

31

12

Bobos / Boobies

Sula dactylatra

Bobo enmascarado        

Masked Booby

 

1

1

2

1

 

Sula granti

 

Nazca Booby

1

 

 

 

 

 

Sula leucogaster

Bobo café               

Brown Booby

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

613

1235

1943

178

465

85

Anhinga/Darters

Anhinga anhinga

Anhinga americana       

Anhinga

31

22

42

14

23

9

Pelicanos / Pelicas

Pelecanus occidentalis

Pelícano pardo          

Brown Pelican

319

425

201

250

211

69

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Pelícano blanco         

American-white Pelican

522

303

32

35

17

30

Garzas / Herons

Ardea herodias°

Garza morena°           

Great Blue Heron°

35

36

28

12

40

10

Ardea alba

Garza blanca            

Great Egret

296

155

127

68

154

44

Egretta thula

Garceta pie-dorado      

Snowy Egret

256

575

97

42

81

15

Egretta caerulea

Garceta azul

Little Blue Heron

21

11

21

11

6

7

Egretta rufescens°

Garceta rujiza°   

Reddish Egret°

4

2

3

3

1

 

Egretta tricolor

Garceta tricolor        

Tricolored Heron

6

7

19

16

5

8

Bubulcus ibis

Garza ganadera

Cattle Egret

24

27

293

6

18

2

Butorides virescens

Garceta verde           

Green Heron

23

86

58

29

25

8

Nycticorax nycticorax

Pedrete corona-negra    

Black-crowned Night-Heron

35

27

38

20

13

3

Nyctanassa violacea

Pedrete corona-clara    

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

6

45

20

11

5

2

Tigrisoma mexicanum

Garza-tigre Gorjinuda

Bare Throated Tiger Heron

 

1

 

 

 

 

Cochlearius cochlearius

Garza cucharón

Boat-billed Heron

1

 

 

 

 

 

Ibis y Espatulas       Ibis & Spoonbills

Eudocimus albus

Ibis blanco             

White Ibis

45

82

60

51

45

23

Plegadis chihi

Ibis cara-blanca        

White-faced Ibis

2

6

48

5

9

1

Platalea ajaja

Espátula rosada         

Roseate Spoonbill

87

62

20

42

26

14

Zopilotes / Vultures Coragyps atratus Zopilote común Black Vulture 391 169 129 117 160 118
Cathartes aura Zopilote aura Turkey Vulture 183 70 47 87 264 167
Aguilillas y Gavilanes Osprey, Kites & Hawks Pandion haliaetus Gavilán pescador Osprey 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 4 5 9 8 5 5
Buteo nitidus Aguililla gris Gray Hawk 5 6 3   1 1
Buteo brachyurus Aguililla cola-corta     Short-tailed Hawk 2       2 2
Buteo swainsoni° Aguililla de swainson°    Swainson´s Hawk°   1       1
Buteo jamaicensis Aguilla colirroja Red Tailed Hawk 1   3   1 1
Buteo platypterus° Aguililla ala ancha° Broad-winged Hawk°         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 4 13 4 8 4 1
Halcones                      Falcons & Caracara Falco sparverius Cernícalo americano      American Kestrel 5 6 5 4 3 2
Falco peregrinus° Halcón peregrino °        Peregrine Falcon°         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     6      
Gallinules y Rascones Gallinules Coots & Rails Porphyrio martinica Gallineta morada Purple Gallinule 2 cw 6 5    
Gallinula galeata Gallineta común Common Gallinule   cw 2 3    
Amaurolimnas concolor Polluela café Sora       5    
Fulica americana Gallareta americana      American Coot 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 cw         4
Pluvialis squatarola Chorio Gris Black Bellied Plover 4       1  
Avocetas /  Stilts & Avocets Himantopus mexicanus Candelero americano      Black-necked Stilt 58 13 35 25 33 43
Recurvirostra americana Avoceta americana American Avocet 250 5       24
Jacanas Jacana spinosa Jacana norteña           Northern Jacana 4 17 16 10 2 1
Playeros / Sandpipers & Allies Tringa semipalmatus Playero pihuiui Willet 48 14 14 8 31 3
Tringa flavipes Patamarilla menor Lesser Yellowlegs 1 1   3 4 4
Tringa melanoleuca Patamarilla mayor Greater Yellowlegs cw          
Numenius phaeopus Zarapito trinador        Whimbrel 9   9   8 44
Numenius americanus Zarapito pico largo      Long-billed Curlew         1 2
Actitis macularia Playero alzacolita Spotted Sandpiper 4 17 23 6 10 8
Calidris alba   Sanderling   15 16      
Calidris minutilla Playero chichicuilote    Least Sandpiper cw 9   8 1 46
Tringa solitaria Playero solitario Solitary Sandpiper       4    
Limosa fedoa Picopando canelo Marbled Godwit 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 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 2     1 2 6
Sterna forsteri Charrán de forster       Forster´s Tern       1   2
Sterna antillarum Charrán minimo Least Tern   18        
Thalasseus maximus Charrán real             Royal Tern 178 173 100 88 12 58
Thalasseus elegans Charrán elegante Elegant Tern 25 5 15 47 110 1
Rynchops niger Rayador americano        Black Skimmer 40 7   16 61 50
Palomas / Pigeons & Doves Columba livia Paloma domestica Rock Pigeon cw     5 3 7
Zenaida asiatica Paloma alablanca         White-winged Dove 313 103 94 113 87 12
Zenaida macroura Paloma huilota Mourning Dove 10 17 17   6 6
Columbina inca Tórtola cola larga Inca Dove 52 129 51 24 90 50
Columbina passerina Tórtola coquita Common Ground-Dove 28 15 17 3 11 2
Columbina talpacoti Tórtola rojiza           Ruddy Ground-Dove 16 33 21 3 30 20
Leptotila verreauxi Paloma arroyera White-tipped Dove 7 3 7 4 5  
Streptopelia decaocto   Eurasian Collared Dove   5        
Pericos / New World Parrots Amazona albifrons° Loro frente blanca ° White-fronted Parrot °         17 1
Aratinga canicularis° Perico frente naranja° Orange fronted parakeet°     12      
Cucos / Cuckoos Piaya cayana Cuclillo canela Squirrel Cuckoo 2 3   2 1 1
Coccyzus minor Cuco Manglero Mangrove Cuckoo     1      
Morococcyx erythropygus Cuclillo terrestre       Lesser Ground-cuckoo 3 5 2 3 3 2
Crotophaga sulcirostris Garrapatero pijuy Groove-billed Ani 114 75 104 16 100 47
Buhos /  Owls Bubo virginianus Buho Cornudo Great Horned owl     1 1 1  
Glaucidium brasilianum Tecolote bajeño          Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl 6 6 7 5 4 1
Glaucidium palmarun° Tecolote colimense° Colima Pygmy-Owl°   2        
Strix virgata (Ciccaba virgata) Búho café Mottled Owl         1 1
Chotacabras / Night-hawks & Nightjars Nyctidromus albicolis Tapacaminos Picuyo Pauraque 3 10 16 6    
Chordeiles minor Chotacabras mayor Common Nighthawk 1          
Chordeiles acutipennis Chotacabras menor Lesser Nighthawk 1       9  
Swifts Streptoprocne zonaris Vencejo Cuelliblanco White Collared Swift       2    
Chaetura vauxi Vencejo de Vaux Vaux's Swift 44 25 18 10 74 5
Colibríes / Hummingbirds Cynanthus latirostris Colibrí pico ancho Broad-billed Hummingbird 42 25 29 15 42 13
Amazilia rutila Colibrí canela           Cinnamon Hummingbird 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 10 3     13  
Archilochus alexandri Colibrí barba negra Black-chinned Hummingbird 21 3 9 16 21 1
Trogones Trogon citreolus* Trogón citrino*           Citreoline Trogon* 12 15 3 2 10 2
Martínes pescador   Kingfishers Megaceryle alcyon Martín-pescador norteño  Belted Kingfisher 27 36 10 5 18 5
Megaceryle torquata Martín-pescador de collar Ringed Kingfisher 6 21 24 4 8 2
Chloroceryle americana Martín-pescador verde Green Kingfisher 3 6 6   4 1
Carpinteros   Woodpeckers Melanerpes chrysogenys* Carpintero enmascarado* Golden-cheeked Woodpecker* 47 36 19 22 41 21
Campephilus guatemalensis Carpintero piquiclaro Pale Billed Woodpecker 4   1   1  
Dryocopus lineatus Carpintero lineado Lineated Woodpecker 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 4       5 2
Empidonax hammondii Mosquero de Hammond Hammond´s Flycatcher 1       1  
Empidonax minimus Mosquero minimo Least Flycatcher 4 4   16    
Pyrocephalus rubinus Mosquero cardenal Vermilion Flycatcher 10 8 6 5 4 2
Myiarchus cinerascens Papamoscas cenizo        Ash-throated Flycatcher 4 8 8 2 11 4
Myiarchus tubiculifer Papamoscas triste Dusky-capped Flycatcher 5 cw 2   2 1
Myiarchus nuttingi Papamoscas de nutting    Nutting´s Flycatcher 14 2 2   7 9
Myiarchus tyrannulus Papamoscas tirano Brown-crested Flycatcher 8 12 11 10 10  
Pitangus sulphuratus Luis bienteveo           Great Kiskadee 18 61 31 11 4 8
Myiozetetes similis Luis gregario Social Flycatcher 27 15 14 18 5 3
Tyrannus melancholichus Tirano tropical Tropical Kingbird 88 238 56 12 29 21
Tyrannus crassirostris Tirano pico grueso Thick-billed Kingbird 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 3 3 7   4 3
Vireo cassini Vireo de Cassin Cassin´s Vireo 3   3   2 4
Vireo hypochryseus* Vireo dorado* Golden Vireo* 3 1 3     4
    Solitary Vireo     1      
Vireo gilvus Vireo gorjeador          Warbling Vireo 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 43 39 26 17 24 6
Golondrinas / Swallows Stelgidopteryx serripennis Golondrina aliaserrada Northern Rough-winged Swallow 322 76 168 46 67 24
Progne chalybea Martin Pechigris Grey-breasted Martin 10        
Tachycineta a. albilinea Golondrina manglera Mangrove Swallow 7          
Tachycineta bicolor Golondrina arbolera Tree Swallow       1 2  
Saltaparedes / Wrens Campylorhynchus rufinucha Matraca nuca rufa        Rufous-naped Wren 18 8 9 6 12 1
Uropsila leucogastra Chivirín vientre blanco White-bellied Wren 4 3 5 14 4 3
Perlitas / Gnatcatchers Polioptila caerulea Perlita azul-gris Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 40 43 39 18 43 47
Mirlos y Zorzales / Robin Turdus rufopalliatus* Mirlo dorso rufo* Rufous-backed Thrush/Robin* 14 19 8 2 5 2
Catharus ustulatus Zorzal de Swainson Swainson´s Thrush     1      
Cenzontles / Mockingbirds Mimus polyglottos Centzontle norteño Northern Mockingbird 6 7 4   5 1
Dumetella carolinensis Pajaro gato gris Grey Catbird       1    
Chipes / Warblers Parkesia noveboracensis Chipe charquero          Northern Waterthrush 5 2 3 6 6 4
Mniotilta varia Chipe trepador Black and White Warbler 11 13 8 7 16 1
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Chipe de coronilla Nashville Warbler 25 14 9 13 3 3
Geothlypis tolmiei ° Chipe de tolmie ° MacGillivray´s Warbler ° 1   3   2 2
Geothlypis trichas Mascarita común Common Yellowthroat 1 1 1 2 5 7
Setophaga ruticilla Chipe flameante American Redstart 4 5 10 5 23 1
Setophaga petechia Chipe amarillo           Yellow Warbler 29 18 21 7 22 15
setophaga magnolia Chipe de magnolia Magnolia Warbler cw          
Setophaga coronata Chipe coronado Yellow-rumped Warbler 3 35 1 5 4 12
Dendroica dominica Chipe Gorjiamarillo Yellow throated warbler cw 1        
Basileuterus lachrymosus Chipe Roquero Fan Tailed Warbler 2         1
Cardellina pusilla Chipe de Wilson Wilson's Warbler 5 17 9 6 18 6
Vermivora celata Chipe Corona naranja Orange Crowned Warbler 6 2 4 4 11  
Protonotaria citrea Chipe protonotario Prothonotary Warbler     2      
Seiurus aurocapillus Chipe-suelero Coronado Ovenbird     1      
Piranga rubra Tangara roja Summer Tanager 1 1 1   1  
Piranga flava Tanara encinera Hepatic Tanager 1 cw     1  
Parula americana Parula Norteña Northern Parula     1      
Parula pitiayumi Parula tropical Tropical Parula 1 5 1 4 2  
Icteria virens Buscabreña Yellow-breasted Chat 2 10 5 6 1 3
Granatellus venustus Granatelo Mexicano Red-breasted Chat cw          
Gorriones / Grassquits, Seedeaters & Sparrows Volaitina jacarina Semillero brincador Blue-black Grassquit 6 3 1 1 19 1
Euphonia afinnis Eufonia garganta negra Scrub Euphonia 1 2   1    
Sporophila torqueola Semillero de collar White-collared Seedeater 3 7 3 1 17 3
Arremonops rufivirgatus Gorrion olivaceo Olive Sparrow 3 1       3
Passer d domesticus Gorrion Domestico House Sparrow   2        
Chondestes grammacus Gorrion arlequin Lark Sparrow 1 28 10 2    
Aimophila ruficauda Zacatonero corona rayada Stripe-headed Sparrow   5 18 1 30 1
Picogordos y Colorines / Buntings & Grosbeaks Cardinalis cardinalis Cardenal rojo            Northern Cardinal 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 2 6        
Passerina leclancherii* Colorín pecho naranja*    Orange-breasted Bunting* 5 10 8 6 14 16
Passerina ciris ° Colorín siete colores ° Painted Bunting ° 1 12 7 2 1  
Passerina versicolor Colorín Morado Varied Bunting cw 1 1      
Passerina cyanea Colorín azul Indigo Bunting 2   2   1  
Tordos y Bolseros / Blackbirds & Orioles Quiscalus mexicanus Zanate mexicano          Great-tailed Grackle 454 277 141 133 66 44
Molothrus ater Tordo cabeza café        Brown-headed Cowbird 241 410 25 30   320
Molothrus aeneus Vaquero ojirrojo Bronzed (Red eyed) Cowbird 3 1     380 3
Icterus spurius Bolsero castaño          Orchard oriole 12 16 20 10 26 9
Icterus pustulatus Bolsero dorso rayado Streak-backed Oriole 14 16 8   11 1
Icterus cucullatus Bolsero encapuchado Hooded Oriole 2 2 2 5 8 2
Icterus wagleri Bolsero de Wagler Black-vented Oriole 7 9 4 1 6  
Icterus bullockii Bolsero de Bullock Bullock's Oriole   1        
Agelaius phoeniceus Tordo Sargento Redwinged Blackbirds     25      
Cacicus melanicterus* Cacique mexicano*  Yellow-winged Cacique* 197 62 27 22 55 16
Total Individuals     15362 8200 6345 5115 8706 2022
Total Species     159 142 135 118 140 132
Participants     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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