Traveling in Central America

Birds we saw on vacation in Central America

Traveling in Panama and Costa Rica 2020:

Crimson-backed tanager / Scharlachbauchtangare (Ramphocelus dimidiatus)


Crimson-backed tanager gamboa town. Source: OWN 2020-02-17 17.52.16 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Blue-gray tanager / Blautangare (Thraupis episcopus)

Alternate classification: Tangara episcopus

Blue gray tanager. Source: OWN 2020-02-18 09.21.16 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Red-crowned woodpecker (Melanerpes rubricapillus)


Red crowned woodpecker. Source: OWN 2020-02-18 09.37.00 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Crimson-backed tanager / Scharlachbauchtangare (Ramphocelus dimidiatus)


Crimson-backed tanager. Source: OWN 2020-02-18 10.48.22 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Golden-hooded tanager / Goldscheiteltangare (Tangara larvata)

Alternate classification: Stilpnia larvata

Golden-hooded tanager on telephone wire. Source: OWN 2020-02-18 10.52.28 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Keel-billed toucan / Fischertukan (Ramphastos sulfuratus)


Keel billed toucan. Source: OWN 2020-02-19 06.49.02 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Fasciated tiger heron / Streifenreiher (Tigrisoma fasciatum)

Also known as: Fasciated tiger-heron

Fasciated tiger heron. Source: OWN 2020-02-19 06.59.06 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Keel-billed toucan / Fischertukan (Ramphastos sulfuratus)


Two keel billed toucans. Source: OWN 2020-02-19 07.10.20 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Black-billed whistling duck / Kubapfeifgans (Dendrocygna arborea)

Also known as: West Indian whistling duck

Black billed whistling duck. Source: OWN 2020-02-19 07.35.22 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Red-throated ant-tanager (Habia fuscicauda)


Red throated ant tanager maybe. Source: OWN 2020-02-19 07.46.46 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Roadside hawk / Wegebussard (Buteo magnirostris)

Alternate classification: Falco magnirostris
Also known as: Grossschnabelbussard

Roadside hawk. Source: OWN 2020-02-19 10.02.22 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Red-lored amazon / Rotstirnamazone (Amazona autumnalis)

Alternate classification: Psittacus autumnalis
Also known as: Red-lored parrot

Probably red-lored amazons flying gamboa. Source: OWN 2020-02-19 17.41.24 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto


Red-lored amazon eating blossoms. Source: OWN 2020-02-19 17.42.00 Central America

Streaked flycatcher / Südlicher Fleckenmaskentyrann (Myiodynastes maculatus)


Streaked flycatcher. Source: OWN 2020-02-20 14.53.44 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Red-legged honeycreeper / Türkisnaschvogel (Cyanerpes cyaneus)


Red-legged honeycreeper. Source: OWN 2020-02-21 07.42.10 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Montezuma oropendola / Montezumastirnvogel (Psarocolius montezuma)

Alternate classification: Gymnostinops montezuma

Montezuma oropendola from below. Source: OWN 2020-03-02 08.20.18 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Eastern meadowlark (Sturnella magna)

Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto
Birdnet 24 - Eastern Meadowlark - 2020-03-02 22:02:35 - Eastern Meadowlark - Bajo Boquete. Source: OWN 2020-03-02 22.02.35

Squirrel cuckoo / Eichhornkuckkuck (Piaya cayana)


Squirrel cuckoo. Source: OWN 2020-03-04 09.26.50 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Resplendent quetzal / Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno)


Resplendent quetzal. Source: OWN 2020-03-04 10.43.26 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto


Resplendent quetzal. Source: OWN 2020-03-04 10.44.02 Central America

Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis)

Alternate classification: Egretta ibis

Cow-plus-cattle egret. Source: OWN 2020-03-07 15.17.34 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)


Brown pelican tentative ID. Source: OWN 2020-03-08 13.27.20 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Montezuma oropendola / Montezumastirnvogel (Psarocolius montezuma)

Alternate classification: Gymnostinops montezuma

Montezuma Oropendola nests on Bastimentos Island, Panama. Source: OWN 2020-03-10 12.04.06 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto


Montezuma Oropendola building a nest on Bastimentos Island, Panama. Source: OWN 2020-03-10 12.06.54 Central America

Green-breasted mango (Anthracothorax prevostii)

Alternate classification: Trochilus prevostii

Funky bird on Bastimentos Island, Panama, possibly green-breasted mango. Source: OWN 2020-03-10 12.07.52 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Montezuma oropendola / Montezumastirnvogel (Psarocolius montezuma)

Alternate classification: Gymnostinops montezuma

Montezuma Oropendola nests on Bastimentos Island, Panama. Source: OWN 2020-03-10 15.38.20 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto


Montezuma Oropendola with nests on Bastimentos Island, Panama. Source: OWN 2020-03-10 15.38.48 Central America

Squirrel cuckoo / Eichhornkuckkuck (Piaya cayana)


Squirrel cuckoo in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-12 08.12.56 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto


Squirrel cuckoo in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-12 08.13.08 Central America

Great kiskadee / Schwefelmaskentyrann (Pitangus sulphuratus)


Great kiskadee in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-12 09.01.52 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto


Great kiskadee in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-12 09.01.56 Central America

Blue-gray tanager / Blautangare (Thraupis episcopus)

Alternate classification: Tangara episcopus

Blue gray tanager in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-12 09.08.18 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto


Blue gray tanager in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-12 09.08.20 Central America


Blue gray tanager in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-12 09.08.22 Central America

Black-cowled oriole / Gelbschultertrupial (Icterus prosthemelas)

Alternate classification: Icterus dominicensis prosthemelas

Black-cowled oriole in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-12 09.34.56 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Red tanager in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-12 09.50.02 Central America

Black-striped woodcreeper / Tränen-Baumsteiger (Xiphorhynchus lachrymosus)


Black-striped woodcreeper in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-12 09.50.48 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Mealy parrot (Amazona farinosa)

Alternate classification: Psittacus farinosus

Possibly mealy parrots in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-12 17.25.08 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Keel-billed toucan / Fischertukan (Ramphastos sulfuratus)


Keel billed toucan in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-13 06.51.14 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto


Keel billed toucan in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-13 06.51.18 Central America

Yellow-crowned night heron / Krabbenreiher (Nyctanassa violacea)

Also known as: Yellow-crowned night-heron

Juvenile Yellow-crowned night heron in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-13 08.59.00 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto


Yellow-crowned night heron in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-13 09.00.32 Central America

Bird in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-14 13.14.20 Central America


Hummingbird in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-14 16.10.36 Central America
Howlers Manzanillo edited for alarm. Source: OWN 2020-03-15 07.34.05 Manzanillo

Great kiskadee / Schwefelmaskentyrann (Pitangus sulphuratus)


Probably great kiskadee in Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-15 09.21.54 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Boat-billed heron / Kahnschnabel (Cochlearius cochlearius)

Alternate classification: Cochlearius cochlearia

Boat billed heron in Cahuita, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-17 16.57.49 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto

Black-and-white owl (Ciccaba nigrolineata)


Black-and-white owl near Punta Cahuita in Cahuita National Park, Costa Rica. Source: OWN 2020-03-18 10.22.31 Central America Profile Wikipedia Xeno-Canto