CURITIBA 
BRAZIL

PARANA (near), (Compass)

Lat:00o00´S/00o00´W ha topography msl 
Protected/registered status 
Best Time for visit (time visited)

 

Birding Site Guide

There are a network of small protected sites around the city where people can observe birds, and these are. 

1 GUIERREZ 1.8km square Atlantic forest 

2 JOÃO PAULO 5km square forest with pine 

3 PASSEIO PÚBLICO 6.9km square native and exotic 

4 REINHARD MAACK 7.8km square 

5 IBERÉ DE MATTOS 7.8m square 

6 SÃO LOURENÇO 20.3km square 

7 PASSAÚNA 23.7km square 

8 BARRERINHA 38.0km square 

9 ZOOLÓGICO IGUAÇU 30.0km square 

10 BARIGUI 140.0km square 

These 10 areas form a network of parks around the city of Curitiba, which can all be easily reached by bus. Leaflets with maps can be picked up from the tourist information centres. 


Species list 

  • CURITIBA
  • TINAMIFORMES: Tinamidae
  • Brown Tinamou Crypturellus obsoletus
  • Spotted Nothura Nothura maculosa
  • PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
  • Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus
  • Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  • White-tufted Grebe Rollandia rolland
  • PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
  • Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
  • PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
  • Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
  • CICONIIFORMES: Ardeidae
  • Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix
  • Great Egret Ardea alba
  • Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  • Striated Heron Butorides striata
  • Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  • CICONIIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
  • Buff-necked Ibis Theristicus caudatus
  • ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
  • Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata
  • Brazilian Teal Amazonetta brasiliensis
  • Rosy-billed Pochard Netta peposaca
  • FALCONIFORMES: Cathartidae
  • Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  • Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  • FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
  • Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  • FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
  • Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus
  • White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipter striatus
  • Savanna Hawk Buteogallus meridionalis
  • Roadside Hawk Buteo magnirostris
  • FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
  • Southern Caracara Caracara plancus
  • Yellow-headed Caracara Milvago chimachima
  • American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  • GALLIFORMES: Cracidae
  • Dusky-legged Guan Penelope obscura
  • GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
  • Rufous-sided Crake Laterallus melanophaius
  • Gray-necked Wood-Rail Aramides cajanea
  • Slaty-breasted Wood-Rail Aramides saracura
  • Blackish Rail Pardirallus nigricans
  • Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica
  • Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
  • Spot-flanked Gallinule Gallinula melanops
  • Red-fronted Coot Fulica rufifrons
  • CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
  • Wattled Jacana Jacana jacana
  • CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
  • Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
  • CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
  • Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
  • CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
  • South American Snipe Gallinago paraguaiae
  • Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  • Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  • Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
  • White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
  • COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
  • Rock Pigeon Columba livia
  • Picazuro Pigeon Patagioenas picazuro
  • Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata
  • Ruddy Ground-Dove Columbina talpacoti
  • White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi
  • Gray-fronted Dove Leptotila rufaxilla
  • Ruddy Quail-Dove Geotrygon montana
  • PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
  • Maroon-bellied Parakeet Pyrrhura frontalis
  • CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  • Squirrel Cuckoo Piaya cayana
  • Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani
  • Guira Cuckoo Guira guira
  • Striped Cuckoo Tapera naevia
  • STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
  • Barn Owl Tyto alba
  • STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
  • Tropical Screech-Owl Megascops choliba
  • Rusty-barred Owl Strix hylophila
  • Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia
  • Striped Owl Pseudoscops clamator
  • CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Steatornithidae
  • Oilbird Steatornis caripensis
  • CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Nyctibiidae
  • Common Potoo Nyctibius griseus
  • CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
  • Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  • Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis
  • Sickle-winged Nightjar Eleothreptus anomalus
  • APODIFORMES: Apodidae
  • White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris
  • TROCHILIFORMES: Trochilidae
  • Black Jacobin Florisuga fuscus
  • White-vented Violetear Colibri serrirostris
  • Black-throated Mango Anthracothorax nigricollis
  • Plovercrest Stephanoxis lalandi
  • Glittering-bellied Emerald Chlorostilbon aureoventris
  • White-throated Hummingbird Leucochloris albicollis
  • Versicolored Emerald Agyrtria versicolor
  • Amethyst Woodstar Calliphlox amethystina
  • TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae
  • Surucua Trogon Trogon surrucura
  • CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
  • Ringed Kingfisher Ceryle torquata
  • Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona
  • Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana
  • PICIFORMES: Picidae
  • Ochre-collared Piculet Picumnus temminckii
  • White-spotted Woodpecker Veniliornis spilogaster
  • Yellow-browed Woodpecker Piculus aurulentus
  • Green-barred Woodpecker Colaptes melanochloros
  • Campo Flicker Colaptes campestris
  • PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae
  • Rufous Hornero Furnarius rufus
  • Araucaria Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura setaria
  • Sooty-fronted Spinetail Synallaxis frontalis
  • Spix's Spinetail Synallaxis spixi
  • Rufous-capped Spinetail Synallaxis ruficapilla
  • Gray-bellied Spinetail Synallaxis cinerascens
  • Pallid Spinetail Cranioleuca pallida
  • Olive Spinetail Cranioleuca obsoleta
  • Yellow-chinned Spinetail Certhiaxis cinnamomea
  • Freckle-breasted Thornbird Phacellodomus striaticollis
  • Firewood-gatherer Anumbius annumbi
  • Streaked Xenops Xenops rutilans
  • Sharp-billed Treehunter Heliobletus contaminatus
  • Buff-browed Foliage-gleaner Syndactyla rufosuperciliata
  • Pale-browed Treehunter Cichlocolaptes leucophrus
  • Sharp-tailed Streamcreeper Lochmias nematura
  • PASSERIFORMES: Dendrocolaptidae
  • Olivaceous Woodcreeper Sittasomus griseicapillus
  • Planalto Woodcreeper Dendrocolaptes platyrostris
  • Lesser Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus fuscus
  • Scaled Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes squamatus
  • PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae
  • Large-tailed Antshrike Mackenziaena leachii
  • Variable Antshrike Thamnophilus caerulescens
  • Rufous-capped Antshrike Thamnophilus ruficapillus
  • Ferruginous Antbird Drymophila ferruginea
  • PASSERIFORMES: Conopophagidae
  • Rufous Gnateater Conopophaga lineata
  • PASSERIFORMES: Cotingidae
  • Red-ruffed Fruitcrow Pyroderus scutatus
  • PASSERIFORMES: Pipridae
  • Blue-backed Manakin Chiroxiphia caudata
  • PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae
  • White-throated Spadebill Platyrinchus mystaceus
  • Bran-colored Flycatcher Myiophobus fasciatus
  • Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
  • Gray Monjita Xolmis cinerea
  • Black-and-white Monjita Heteroxolmis dominicana
  • Yellow-browed Tyrant Satrapa icterophrys
  • Cattle Tyrant Machetornis rixosus
  • Short-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus ferox
  • Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus
  • Streaked Flycatcher Myiodynastes maculatus
  • Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus
  • Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana
  • Greenish Schiffornis Schiffornis virescens
  • Chestnut-crowned Becard Pachyramphus castaneus
  • PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae
  • Gray-breasted Martin Progne chalybea
  • White-winged Swallow Tachycineta albiventer
  • White-rumped Swallow Tachycineta leucorrhoa
  • Blue-and-white Swallow Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
  • Southern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx ruficollis
  • PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae
  • Yellowish Pipit Anthus lutescens
  • PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae
  • House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  • PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae
  • Yellow-legged Thrush Platycichla flavipes
  • Rufous-bellied Thrush Turdus rufiventris
  • Creamy-bellied Thrush Turdus amaurochalinus
  • White-necked Thrush Turdus albicollis
  • PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae
  • Azure Jay Cyanocorax caeruleus
  • Plush-crested Jay Cyanocorax chrysops
  • PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae
  • Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  • Rufous-crowned Greenlet Hylophilus poicilotis
  • Rufous-browed Peppershrike Cyclarhis gujanensis
  • PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae
  • Masked Yellowthroat Geothlypis aequinoctialis
  • Golden-crowned Warbler Basileuterus culicivorus
  • White-rimmed Warbler Basileuterus leucoblepharus
  • Neotropical River Warbler Basileuterus rivularis
  • PASSERIFORMES: Coerebidae
  • Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
  • PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae
  • Ruby-crowned Tanager Tachyphonus coronatus
  • Sayaca Tanager Thraupis sayaca
  • Azure-shouldered Tanager Thraupis cyanoptera
  • Blue-and-yellow Tanager Thraupis bonariensis
  • Diademed Tanager Stephanophorus diadematus
  • Fawn-breasted Tanager Pipraeidea melanonota
  • Green-headed Tanager Tangara seledon
  • Blue Dacnis Dacnis cayana
  • Swallow-Tanager Tersina viridis
  • PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae
  • Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch Poospiza nigrorufa
  • Red-rumped Warbling-Finch Poospiza lateralis
  • Blue-black Grassquit Volatinia jacarina
  • Double-collared Seedeater Sporophila caerulescens
  • Uniform Finch Haplospiza unicolor
  • Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola
  • Grassland Yellow-Finch Sicalis luteola
  • Great Pampa-Finch Embernagra platensis
  • Pectoral Sparrow Arremon taciturnus
  • PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae
  • Green-winged Saltator Saltator similis
  • PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae
  • White-browed Blackbird Sturnella superciliaris
  • Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis
  • Yellow-rumped Marshbird Pseudoleistes guirahuro
  • Chopi Blackbird Gnorimopsar chopi
  • PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae
  • Hooded Siskin Carduelis magellanica
  • PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae
  • House Sparrow Passer domesticus 

    Other Fauna 

    A total of -- species of mammals. 

    There are -- recorded species of amphibians and reptiles. 

    Flora 

    Author: BSG

 

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