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Bird Count Summary: Years 2011-2015

Grupo Especie / Species Nombre Español English Common Name Status 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
 Patos    Ducks Dendrocygna autumnalis Pijije alablanca         Black-bellied Whistling-Duck R 913 110 23 15 1
Anas discors Cerceta alazul           Blue-winged Teal M   5 8 1 15
Anas crecca Cerceta alaverde Green-winged Teal M     4    
Anas cyanoptera Cerceta canela Cinnamon Teal M          
Anas clypeata Pato cucharón norteño    Northern Shoveler M       2 21
Anas americana Pato chalcuán American Wigeon M          
Anas acuta Pato golondrino Northern Pintail M          
Oxyura j. jamaicensis Pato  Tepalcate Ruddy Duck           30
Chachalacas Ortalis poliocephala* Chachalaca pálida* West Mexican Chachalaca* R 41 21 14 28 3
Colimbos / Loons Gavia immer Colimbo mayor Common Loon M       1  
Zambullidores / Grebes Tachybaptus dominicus° Zambullidor menor° Least Grebe° R 4 1   2 1
Podylimbus podiceps Zambullidor pico grueso Pied-billed Grebe R          
Rabijuncos / Tropicbirds Phaethon aethereus° Rabijunco pico-rojo°      Red-billed Tropicbird° T 280 35 235 12 1
Cigüeñas / Wood Stork Mycteria americana° Cigüeña americana°        Wood Stork° M 162 17 100 31 11
Fregata / Frigate Birds Fregata magnificens Fragata magnífica        Magnificent Frigatebird R 53 95 160 31 12
Bobos / Boobies Sula dactylatra Bobo enmascarado         Masked Booby R 1 1 2 1  
Sula leucogaster Bobo café                Brown Booby R 848 1122 2528 5031 36
Sula sula Bobo pata roja           Red-footed Booby R cw        
Sula nebouxii ° Bobo pata zul°       Blue-footed Booby ° R cw        
Cormoranes / Cormorants Phalacrocorax brasilianus Cormorán oliváceo        Neotropic Cormorant R 1235 1943 178 465 85
Anhinga/Darters Anhinga anhinga Anhinga americana        Anhinga R 22 42 14 23 9
Pelicanos / Pelicas Pelecanus occidentalis Pelícano pardo           Brown Pelican R 425 201 250 211 69
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Pelícano blanco          American-white Pelican M 303 32 35 17 30
Garzas / Herons Ardea herodias° Garza morena°            Great Blue Heron° M 36 28 12 40 10
Ardea alba Garza blanca             Great Egret R 155 127 68 154 44
Egretta thula Garceta pie-dorado       Snowy Egret R 575 97 42 81 15
Egretta caerulea Garceta azul Little Blue Heron R 11 21 11 6 7
Egretta rufescens° Garceta rujiza°    Reddish Egret° R 2 3 3 1  
Egretta tricolor Garceta tricolor         Tricolored Heron R 7 19 16 5 8
Bubulcus ibis Garza ganadera Cattle Egret R 27 293 6 18 2
Butorides virescens Garceta verde            Green Heron R 86 58 29 25 8
Nycticorax nycticorax Pedrete corona-negra     Black-crowned Night-Heron R 27 38 20 13 3
Nyctanassa violacea Pedrete corona-clara     Yellow-crowned Night-Heron R 45 20 11 5 2
Tigrisoma mexicanum Garza-tigre Gorjinuda Bare Throated Tiger Heron   1        
Cochlearius cochlearius Garza cucharón Boat-billed Heron R          
Ibis y Espatulas       Ibis & Spoonbills Eudocimus albus Ibis blanco              White Ibis R 82 60 51 45 23
Plegadis chihi Ibis cara-blanca         White-faced Ibis M 6 48 5 9 1
Platalea ajaja Espátula rosada          Roseate Spoonbill M 62 20 42 26 14
Zopilotes / Vultures Coragyps atratus Zopilote común Black Vulture R 169 129 117 160 118
Cathartes aura Zopilote aura Turkey Vulture R 70 47 87 264 167
Aguilillas y Gavilanes Osprey, Kites & Hawks Pandion haliaetus Gavilán pescador Osprey T 4 9 3 3 1
Chondrohierax uncinatus Milano piquiganchudo Hooked Billed Kite     1     1
Circus cyaneus Gavilán rastrero         Northern Harrier M       3 1
Accipter striatus Gavilán pechiblanco  Sharp Skinned Hawk         1 1
Buteogallus anthracinus ° Aguililla negra menor° Common Black Hawk° R 2       1
Buteo magnirostris Aguililla caminera       Roadside Hawk R 5 9 8 5 5
Buteo nitidus Aguililla gris Gray Hawk R 6 3   1 1
Buteo brachyurus Aguililla cola-corta     Short-tailed Hawk R       2 2
Buteo swainsoni° Aguililla de swainson°    Swainson´s Hawk° T 1       1
Buteo jamaicensis Aguilla colirroja Red Tailed Hawk     3   1 1
Buteo platypterus° Aguililla ala ancha° Broad-winged Hawk° M       1  
Buteo albonotatus° Aguililla aura° Zone-tailed Hawk° M 1 2 1 1  
Accipter cooperi Gavilan de Cooper Coopers Hawk         1  
Caracara plancus Caracara quebrantahuesos Crested Caracara R 13 4 8 4 1
Halcones                      Falcons & Caracara Falco sparverius Cernícalo americano      American Kestrel M 6 5 4 3 2
Falco peregrinus° Halcón peregrino °        Peregrine Falcon° M       2  
Falco columbarius Esmerejon Merlin   1        
Falco rufigularis Halcon Murcielaguero Bat Falcon   10        
Micrastur semitorquatus° Halcon selvatico Collarejo° Collared Forest Falcon° R          
Gallinulas y Rascones      Gallinules, Coots & Rails Aramides axilaris° Rascon cuello rufo° Rufous-necked Wood Rail° R          
Porphyrio martinica Gallineta morada Purple Gallinule R cw 6 5    
Gallinula galeata Gallineta común Common Gallinule R cw 2 3    
Amaurolimnas concolor Polluela café Sora       5    
Fulica americana Gallareta americana      American Coot R 24 67 5 5 101
Chorlos / Plovers Charadrius alexandrinus Chorlo nevado Snowy Plover R     1   1
Charadrius wilsonia Chorlo pico grueso Wilson´s Plover R         4
Charadrius vociferus Chorlo tildío            Killdeer R         4
Charadrius semipalmatus Chorlo semipalmeado Semipalmated Plover R          
Pluvialis squatarola Chorio Gris Black Bellied Plover         1  
Avocetas /  Stilts & Avocets Himantopus mexicanus Candelero americano      Black-necked Stilt R 13 35 25 33 43
Recurvirostra americana Avoceta americana American Avocet M 5       24
Jacanas Jacana spinosa Jacana norteña           Northern Jacana R 17 16 10 2 1
Playeros / Sandpipers & Allies Tringa semipalmatus Playero pihuiui Willet R 14 14 8 31 3
Tringa flavipes Patamarilla menor Lesser Yellowlegs M 1   3 4 4
Tringa melanoleuca Patamarilla mayor Greater Yellowlegs M          
Numenius phaeopus Zarapito trinador        Whimbrel M   9   8 44
Numenius americanus Zarapito pico largo      Long-billed Curlew M       1 2
Actitis macularia Playero alzacolita Spotted Sandpiper M 17 23 6 10 8
Calidris alba   Sanderling m 15 16      
Calidris minutilla Playero chichicuilote    Least Sandpiper M 9   8 1 46
Tringa solitaria Playero solitario Solitary Sandpiper       4    
Limosa fedoa Picopando canelo Marbled Godwit R   11   13  
Phalaropus lobatus Falarapo cuellirrojo Red Necked Phalarope         1  
Limnodromus scolopaceus Costurero pico largo Long-billed Dowitcher M         2
Gaviotas /  Gulls Leucophaeus atricilla Gaviota reidora Laughing Gull M 11 1 15 4 1
Leucophaeus pipixcan Gaviota de Franklin Franklin´s Gull M 20 38     5
Charranes y Esternas         Terns & Skimmers Hydroprogne caspia Charrán caspia           Caspian Tern M     1 2 6
Sterna forsteri Charrán de forster       Forster´s Tern M     1   2
Sterna antillarum Charrán minimo Least Tern R 18        
Thalasseus maximus Charrán real             Royal Tern R 173 100 88 12 58
Thalasseus elegans Charrán elegante Elegant Tern M 5 15 47 110 1
Rynchops niger Rayador americano        Black Skimmer M 7   16 61 50
Palomas / Pigeons & Doves Columba livia Paloma domestica Rock Pigeon R     5 3 7
Zenaida asiatica Paloma alablanca         White-winged Dove M 103 94 113 87 12
Zenaida macroura Paloma huilota Mourning Dove M 17 17   6 6
Columbina inca Tórtola cola larga Inca Dove R 129 51 24 90 50
Columbina passerina Tórtola coquita Common Ground-Dove R 15 17 3 11 2
Columbina talpacoti Tórtola rojiza           Ruddy Ground-Dove R 33 21 3 30 20
Leptotila verreauxi Paloma arroyera White-tipped Dove R 3 7 4 5  
  Streptopelia decaocto   Eurasian Collared Dove   5        
Pericos / New World Parrots Amazona albifrons° Loro frente blanca ° White-fronted Parrot ° R       17 1
Amazona finschi° Loro corona lila° Lilac-crowned parrot° R          
Aratinga canicularis° Perico frente naranja° Orange fronted parakeet° R   12      
Cucos / Cuckoos Piaya cayana Cuclillo canela Squirrel Cuckoo R 3   2 1 1
Coccyzus minor Cuco Manglero Mangrove Cuckoo     1      
Morococcyx erythropygus Cuclillo terrestre       Lesser Ground-cuckoo R 5 2 3 3 2
Crotophaga sulcirostris Garrapatero pijuy Groove-billed Ani R 75 104 16 100 47
Lechuzas / Barn Owls Tyto alba Lechuza de Campanario Barn Owl R          
Buhos /  Owls Bubo virginianus Buho Cornudo Great Horned owl R   1 1 1  
Glaucidium brasilianum Tecolote bajeño          Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl R 6 7 5 4 1
Glaucidium palmarun° Tecolote colimense° Colima Pygmy-Owl° R 2        
Strix virgata (Ciccaba virgata) Búho café Mottled Owl R       1 1
Chotacabras / Night-hawks & Nightjars Nyctidromus albicolis Tapacaminos Picuyo Pauraque R 10 16 6    
Chordeiles minor Chotacabras mayor Common Nighthawk Summer Resident          
Chordeiles acutipennis Chotacabras menor Lesser Nighthawk         9  
Swifts Streptoprocne zonaris Vencejo Cuelliblanco White Collared Swift       2    
Chaetura vauxi Vencejo de Vaux Vaux's Swift   25 18 10 74 5
Colibríes / Hummingbirds Lampornis clemenciae Colibrí garganta azul Blue-Throated Hummingbird M          
Cynanthus latirostris Colibrí pico ancho Broad-billed Hummingbird R 25 29 15 42 13
Amazilia rutila Colibrí canela           Cinnamon Hummingbird R 9 19 12 22 13
Amazilia violiceps Colibrí corona violeta Violet-crowned Hummingbird         1  
Amazilia viridifrons Colibri Corona verde Green Fronted Hummngbird R   4 8   1
Hylocharis leucotis Zafiro oreja blanca White-eared Hummingbird M          
Phaethornis longirostris Ermitano Mexicano Long Billed Hermit M          
Heliomaster constantii Picolargo Coronioscuro Plain-capped Starthroat R 3     1 1
Anthracothorax prevostii Mango Pechiverde Green Breasted Mango M     2   1
Chlorostilbon auriceps Esmeralda Mexicana Golden crowned  (Fork Tailed) Emerald M 1 1     1
Archilochus colubris Colibri Gorjirrubi Ruby-Throated Hummingbird M 3     13  
Archilochus alexandri Colibrí barba negra Black-chinned Hummingbird M 3 9 16 21 1
Trogones Trogon citreolus* Trogón citrino*           Citreoline Trogon*   15 3 2 10 2
Momotos / Motmots Momotus mexicanus* Momoto Coronicafe* Russet-Crowned Motmot*            
Martínes pescador   Kingfishers Megaceryle alcyon Martín-pescador norteño  Belted Kingfisher M 36 10 5 18 5
Megaceryle torquata Martín-pescador de collar Ringed Kingfisher R 21 24 4 8 2
Chloroceryle americana Martín-pescador verde Green Kingfisher M 6 6   4 1
Carpinteros   Woodpeckers Melanerpes chrysogenys* Carpintero enmascarado* Golden-cheeked Woodpecker* R 36 19 22 41 21
Centurus aurifrons Carpintero Frentidorado golden fronted Woodpecker            
Campephilus guatemalensis Carpintero piquiclaro Pale Billed Woodpecker R   1   1  
Dryocopus lineatus Carpintero lineado Lineated Woodpecker R 1 1 1 2  
  Colaptes auratus Carpintero Collarejo Northern Flicker            
Tiranos y Mosqueros  Tyrants & Flycatshers Camptostoma imberbe Mosquero lampiño         Northern Beardless Tyrannulet R       5 2
Empidonax hammondii Mosquero de Hammond Hammond´s Flycatcher M       1  
Empidonax minimus Mosquero minimo Least Flycatcher M 4   16    
Pyrocephalus rubinus Mosquero cardenal Vermilion Flycatcher R 8 6 5 4 2
Myiarchus cinerascens Papamoscas cenizo        Ash-throated Flycatcher M 8 8 2 11 4
Myiarchus tubiculifer Papamoscas triste Dusky-capped Flycatcher   cw 2   2 1
Myiarchus nuttingi Papamoscas de nutting    Nutting´s Flycatcher   2 2   7 9
Myiopagis viridicata Elenia verdosa Greenish Elaenia            
Myiarchus tyrannulus Papamoscas tirano Brown-crested Flycatcher   12 11 10 10  
Pitangus sulphuratus Luis bienteveo           Great Kiskadee   61 31 11 4 8
Myiozetetes similis Luis gregario Social Flycatcher   15 14 18 5 3
Tyrannus melancholichus Tirano tropical Tropical Kingbird   238 56 12 29 21
Tyrannus vociferans Tirano de Cassin Cassin's Kingbird            
Tyrannus crassirostris Tirano pico grueso Thick-billed Kingbird   8 11 15 3 5
Coatingas Pachyramphus aglaiae Cabezon Degollado Rose Throated Becard   2       1
Vireos Vireo bellii Vireo de bell Bell´s Vireo   3 7   4 3
Vireo cassini Vireo de Cassin Cassin´s Vireo     3   2 4
Vireo hypochryseus* Vireo dorado* Golden Vireo*   1 3     4
    Solitary Vireo     1      
Vireo gilvus Vireo gorjeador          Warbling Vireo   cw 3 2 5 2
Vireo huttoni Vireo reyerzuelo Hutton´s Vireo         13  
Shrike Lanius ludovicianus Lanio Americano Loggerhead Shrike   1        
Urracas / Jays Calocitta formosa Urraca-hermosa cara blanca White-throated Magpie-Jay R 39 26 17 24 6
Golondrinas / Swallows Stelgidopteryx serripennis Golondrina aliaserrada Northern Rough-winged Swallow   76 168 46 67 24
Tachycineta a. albilinea Golondrina manglera Mangrove Swallow            
Tachycineta bicolor Golondrina arbolera Tree Swallow       1 2  
Saltaparedes / Wrens Campylorhynchus rufinucha Matraca nuca rufa        Rufous-naped Wren   8 9 6 12 1
Uropsila leucogastra Chivirín vientre blanco White-bellied Wren   3 5 14 4 3
Perlitas / Gnatcatchers Polioptila caerulea Perlita azul-gris Blue-gray Gnatcatcher   43 39 18 43 47
Mirlos y Zorzales / Robin Turdus rufopalliatus* Mirlo dorso rufo* Rufous-backed Thrush/Robin*   19 8 2 5 2
Catharus ustulatus Zorzal de Swainson Swainson´s Thrush     1      
Cenzontles / Mockingbirds Mimus polyglottos Centzontle norteño Northern Mockingbird   7 4   5 1
Dumetella carolinensis Pajaro gato gris Grey Catbird       1    
Chipes / Warblers Parkesia noveboracensis Chipe charquero          Northern Waterthrush   2 3 6 6 4
Mniotilta varia Chipe trepador Black and White Warbler   13 8 7 16 1
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Chipe de coronilla Nashville Warbler   14 9 13 3 3
Geothlypis tolmiei ° Chipe de tolmie ° MacGillivray´s Warbler °     3   2 2
Geothlypis trichas Mascarita común Common Yellowthroat   1 1 2 5 7
Geothlypis poliocephala Mascarita pico grueso Gray-crowned Yellowthroat            
Setophaga ruticilla Chipe flameante American Redstart   5 10 5 23 1
Setophaga petechia Chipe amarillo           Yellow Warbler   18 21 7 22 15
Setophaga coronata Chipe coronado Yellow-rumped Warbler   35 1 5 4 12
Dendroica dominica Chipe Gorjiamarillo Yellow throated warbler   1        
Basileuterus lachrymosus Chipe Roquero Fan Tailed Warbler           1
Cardellina pusilla Chipe de Wilson Wilson's Warbler   17 9 6 18 6
Vermivora celata Chipe Corona naranja Orange Crowned Warbler   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  
Piranga flava Tanara encinera Hepatic Tanager   cw     1  
Parula americana Parula Norteña Northern Parula     1      
Parula pitiayumi Parula tropical Tropical Parula   5 1 4 2  
Icteria virens Buscabreña Yellow-breasted Chat   10 5 6 1 3
Gorriones / Grassquits, Seedeaters & Sparrows Volaitina jacarina Semillero brincador Blue-black Grassquit   3 1 1 19 1
Euphonia afinnis Eufonia garganta negra Scrub Euphonia   2   1    
Sporophila torqueola Semillero de collar White-collared Seedeater   7 3 1 17 3
Arremonops rufivirgatus Gorrion olivaceo Olive Sparrow   1       3
Passer d domesticus Gorrion Domestico House Sparrow   2        
Chondestes grammacus Gorrion arlequin Lark Sparrow   28 10 2    
Poocetes gramineus Gorrion Coliblanco vesper sparrow            
Ammodramus sandwichensis Gorrion Sabanero savannah sparrow            
Aimophila ruficauda Zacatonero corona rayada Stripe-headed Sparrow   5 18 1 30 1
Picogordos y Colorines / Buntings & Grosbeaks Cardinalis cardinalis Cardenal rojo            Northern Cardinal R 9 13 3 14 1
Spiza americana Arrocero americano Dickcissel T 1 2 6    
Pheucticus chrysopeplus Picogrueso amarillo Yellow Grosbeak   1       3
Passerina caerulea Picogordo azul Blue Grosbeak   6        
Passerina leclancherii* Colorín pecho naranja*    Orange-breasted Bunting* R 10 8 6 14 16
Passerina ciris ° Colorín siete colores ° Painted Bunting ° M 12 7 2 1  
Passerina versicolor Colorín Morado Varied Bunting   1 1      
Passerina cyanea Colorín azul Indigo Bunting M   2   1  
Tordos y Bolseros / Blackbirds & Orioles Quiscalus mexicanus Zanate mexicano          Great-tailed Grackle R 277 141 133 66 44
Molothrus ater Tordo cabeza café        Brown-headed Cowbird   410 25 30   320
Molothrus aeneus Vaquero ojirrojo Bronzed (Red eyed) Cowbird   1     380 3
Icterus spurius Bolsero castaño          Orchard oriole M 16 20 10 26 9
Icterus pustulatus Bolsero dorso rayado Streak-backed Oriole R 16 8   11 1
Icterus cucullatus Bolsero encapuchado Hooded Oriole M 2 2 5 8 2
Icterus wagleri Bolsero de Wagler Black-vented Oriole R 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* R 62 27 22 55 16
Total Individuals 8200 6331 5115 8706 2022
Total Species 142 133 118 140 132
Participants participants 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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