MILPE AND RIO SILANCHE BIRD LISTS 

ECUADOR

ESMERALDAS (Quito), (NW)

00o00´/00o00´ (lower montane to montane)

Anytime ()

 

Birding Site Guide

By W. Miles McMullan (2006)

 
The first definitive refers to Milpe, the second to Rio Silanche

  • Little Tinamou Crypturellus soui yes yes
  • Great Egret Ardea alba yes yes
  • Snowy Egret Egretta thula yes yes
  • Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis yes yes
  • Black Vulture Coragyps atratus yes yes
  • Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura yes yes
  • Osprey Pandion haliaetus yes yes
  • Gray-headed Kite Leptodon cayanensis yes yes
  • Hook-billed Kite Chondrohierax uncinatus yes no
  • Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus yes yes
  • Double-toothed Kite Harpagus bidentatus yes yes
  • Plumbeous Kite Ictinia plumbea no yes
  • Tiny Hawk Accipiter superciliosus yes yes
  • Bicolored Hawk Accipiter bicolor no yes
  • Plumbeous Hawk Leucopternis plumbea yes yes
  • Barred Hawk Leucopternis princeps yes yes
  • Semiplumbeous Hawk Leucopternis semiplumbea no yes
  • Gray-backed Hawk Leucopternis occidentalis no yes
  • Barred Hawk Leucopternis princeps yes no
  • Gray Hawk Asturina nitida no yes
  • Roadside Hawk Buteo magnirostris yes yes
  • Short-tailed Hawk Buteo brachyurus yes yes
  • White-throated Hawk Buteo albigula yes yes
  • Black Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus tyrannus no yes
  • Laughing Falcon Herpetotheres cachinnans yes yes
  • Barred Forest-Falcon Micrastur ruficollis yes yes
  • Plumbeous Forest-Falcon Micrastur plumbeus yes no
  • Collared Forest-Falcon Micrastur semitorquatus yes yes
  • Bat Falcon Falco rufigularis yes yes
  • Rufous-fronted Wood-Quail Odontophorus erythrops yes yes
  • Dark-backed Wood-Quail Odontophorus melanonotus yes yes
  • White-throated Crake Laterallus albigularis yes yes
  • Brown Wood-Rail Aramides wolfi no yes
  • Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia no yes
  • Ruddy Pigeon Columba subvinacea yes yes
  • Dusky Pigeon Columba goodsoni no yes
  • White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi no yes
  • Pallid Dove Leptotila pallida yes yes
  • Chestnut-fronted Macaw Ara severa no yes
  • Maroon-tailed Parakeet Pyrrhura melanura yes yes
  • Red-masked Parakeet Aratinga erythrogenys no yes
  • Pacific Parrotlet Forpus coelestis yes yes
  • Rose-faced Parrot Pionopsitta pulchra yes yes
  • Blue-headed Parrot Pionus menstruus no yes
  • Bronze-winged Parrot Pionus chalcopterus yes yes
  • Red-lored Parrot Amazona autumnalis no yes
  • Mealy Parrot Amazona farinosa no yes
  • Squirrel Cuckoo Piaya cayana yes yes
  • Little Cuckoo Piaya minuta yes yes
  • Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani yes yes
  • Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris no yes
  • Striped Cuckoo Tapera naevia yes yes
  • Choco Screech-Owl Otus centralis yes no
  • Mottled Owl Ciccaba virgata yes yes
  • Crested Owl Lophostrix cristata yes yes
  • Spectacled Owl Pulsatrix perspicillata yes yes
  • Cloud-forest Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium nubicola yes no
  • Short-tailed Nighthawk Lurocalis semitorquatus yes yes
  • Rufous-bellied Nighthawk Lurocalis rufiventris no yes
  • Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis yes yes
  • Chestnut-collared Swift Streptoprocne rutila no yes
  • White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris yes yes
  • Band-rumped Swift Chaetura spinicaudus no yes
  • Gray-rumped Swift Chaetura cinereiventris yes yes
  • Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift Panyptila cayennensis yes yes
  • Band-tailed Barbthroat Threnetes ruckeri yes no
  • White-tipped Sicklebill Eutoxeres aquila yes no
  • White-whiskered Hermit Phaethornis yaruqui yes yes
  • Stripe-throated Hermit Phaethornis striigularis yes yes
  • Tooth-billed Hummingbird Androdon aequatorialis yes no
  • White-necked Jacobin Florisuga mellivora no yes
  • Brown Violet-ear Colibri delphinae yes no
  • Green Thorntail Discosura conversii yes yes
  • Green-crowned Woodnymph Thalurania fannyi yes yes
  • Violet-bellied Hummingbird Damophila julie no yes
  • Rufous-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia tzacatl yes yes
  • Blue-chested Hummingbird Polyerata amabilis no yes
  • Purple-chested Hummingbird Polyerata rosenbergi no yes
  • Green-crowned Brilliant Heliodoxa jacula yes no
  • Brown Inca Coeligena wilsoni yes no
  • Purple-bibbed Whitetip Urosticte benjamini yes no
  • Wedge-billed Hummingbird Augastes geoffroyi yes no
  • Purple-crowned Fairy Heliothryx barroti yes yes
  • Long-billed Starthroat Heliomaster longirostris yes no
  • Purple-throated Woodstar Calliphlox mitchellii yes no
  • Little Woodstar Chaetocercus bombus yes yes
  • White-tailed Trogon Trogon viridis yes yes
  • Violaceous Trogon Trogon violaceus no yes
  • White-eyed Trogon Trogon comptus yes yes
  • Collared Trogon Trogon collaris yes yes
  • Black-throated Trogon Trogon rufus yes yes
  • Golden-headed Quetzal Pharomachrus auriceps yes no
  • Ringed Kingfisher Ceryle torquata no yes
  • Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana no yes
  • Rufous Motmot Baryphthengus martii yes yes
  • Broad-billed Motmot Electron platyrhynchum no yes
  • Rufous-tailed Jacamar Galbula ruficauda no yes
  • Great Jacamar Jacamerops aureus no yes
  • White-necked Puffbird Notharchus macrorhynchos no yes
  • Barred Puffbird Nystalus radiatus yes no
  • White-whiskered Puffbird Malacoptila panamensis no yes
  • Lanceolated Monklet Micromonacha lanceolata yes yes
  • Orange-fronted Barbet Capito squamatus no yes
  • Red-headed Barbet Eubucco bourcierii yes yes
  • Toucan Barbet Semnornis ramphastinus yes no
  • Crimson-rumped Toucanet Aulacorhynchus haematopygus yes yes
  • Pale-mandibled Aracari Pteroglossus erythropygius yes yes
  • Chestnut-mandibled Toucan Ramphastos swainsonii yes yes
  • Choco Toucan Ramphastos brevis yes yes
  • Olivaceous Piculet Picumnus olivaceus yes yes
  • Black-cheeked Woodpecker Melanerpes pucherani yes yes
  • Scarlet-backed Woodpecker Veniliornis callonotus yes yes
  • Smoky-brown Woodpecker Veniliornis fumigatus yes no
  • Red-rumped Woodpecker Veniliornis kirkii no yes
  • Lita Woodpecker Piculus litae no yes
  • White-throated Woodpecker Piculus leucolaemus yes yes
  • Golden-olive Woodpecker Piculus rubiginosus yes yes
  • Cinnamon Woodpecker Celeus loricatus no yes
  • Crimson-bellied Woodpecker Campephilus haematogaster yes no
  • Guayaquil Woodpecker Campephilus gayaquilensis yes yes
  • Pacific Hornero Furnarius cinnamomeus yes yes
  • Slaty Spinetail Synallaxis brachyura yes yes
  • Red-faced Spinetail Cranioleuca erythrops yes no
  • Double-banded Graytail Xenerpestes minlosi no yes
  • Plain Xenops Xenops minutus no yes
  • Streaked Xenops Xenops rutilans no yes
  • Scaly-throated Foliage-gleaner Anabacerthia variegaticeps yes no
  • Western Woodhaunter Hyloctistes virgatus yes yes
  • Pacific Tuftedcheek Pseudocolaptes johnsoni yes no
  • Spotted Barbtail Premnoplex brunnescens yes no
  • Uniform Treehunter Thripadectes ignobilis yes no
  • Lineated Foliage-gleaner Syndactyla subalaris yes no
  • Buff-fronted Foliage-gleaner Philydor rufus yes no
  • Ruddy Foliage-gleaner Automolus rubiginosus no yes
  • Plain-brown Woodcreeper Dendrocincla fuliginosa no yes
  • Wedge-billed Woodcreeper Glyphorynchus spirurus yes yes
  • Northern Barred-Woodcreeper Dendrocolaptes sanctithomae no yes
  • Black-striped Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus lachrymosus no yes
  • Spotted Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus erythropygius yes yes
  • Streak-headed Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes souleyetii yes yes
  • Red-billed Scythebill Campylorhamphus trochilirostris no yes
  • Brown-billed Scythebill Campylorhamphus pusillus yes no
  • Fasciated Antshrike Cymbilaimus lineatus no yes
  • Great Antshrike Taraba major no yes
  • Western Slaty-Antshrike Thamnophilus atrinucha no yes
  • Russet Antshrike Thamnistes anabatinus yes yes
  • Griscom's Antwren Myrmotherula ignota no yes
  • Pacific Antwren Myrmotherula pacifica yes yes
  • Checker-throated Antwren Myrmotherula fulviventris no yes
  • White-flanked Antwren Myrmotherula axillaris no yes
  • Slaty Antwren Myrmotherula schisticolor yes no
  • Dot-winged Antwren Microrhopias quixensis yes yes
  • Rufous-rumped Antwren Terenura callinota yes no
  • Dusky Antbird Cercomacra tyrannina no yes
  • White-backed Fire-eye Pyriglena leuconota no yes
  • Stub-tailed Antbird Myrmeciza berlepschi no yes
  • Chestnut-backed Antbird Myrmeciza exsul yes yes
  • Esmeraldas Antbird Myrmeciza nigricauda yes no
  • Immaculate Antbird Myrmeciza immaculata yes no
  • Black-headed Antthrush Formicarius nigricapillus no yes
  • Ochre-breasted Antpitta Grallaricula flavirostris yes no
  • Black-tipped Cotinga Carpodectes hopkei yes yes
  • Purple-throated Fruitcrow Querula purpurata no yes
  • Long-wattled Umbrellabird Cephalopterus penduliger yes no
  • White-bearded Manakin Manacus manacus yes yes
  • Blue-crowned Manakin Pipra coronata no yes
  • Red-capped Manakin Pipra mentalis no yes
  • Golden-winged Manakin Masius chrysopterus yes no
  • Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus yes no
  • Brown-capped Tyrannulet Ornithion brunneicapillus no yes
  • Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet Camptostoma obsoletum yes yes
  • Yellow Tyrannulet Capsiempis flaveola no yes
  • Gray Elaenia Myiopagis caniceps no yes
  • Greenish Elaenia Myiopagis viridicata yes yes
  • Yellow-bellied Elaenia Elaenia flavogaster yes yes
  • Torrent Tyrannulet Serpophaga cinerea yes yes
  • Ochre-bellied Flycatcher Mionectes oleagineus no yes
  • Olive-striped Flycatcher Mionectes olivaceus yes yes
  • Slaty-capped Flycatcher Leptopogon superciliaris yes yes
  • Bronze-olive Pygmy-Tyrant Pseudotriccus pelzelni yes no
  • Sooty-headed Tyrannulet Phyllomyias griseiceps yes yes
  • Ashy-headed Tyrannulet Phyllomyias cinereiceps yes no
  • Golden-faced Tyrannulet Zimmerius chrysops yes yes
  • Black-capped Pygmy-Tyrant Myiornis atricapillus no yes
  • Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant Lophotriccus pileatus yes yes
  • Black-headed Tody-Flycatcher Todirostrum nigriceps no yes
  • Common Tody-Flycatcher Todirostrum cinereum yes yes
  • Large-headed Flatbill Ramphotrigon megacephala yes yes
  • Pacific Flatbill Rhynchocyclus pacificus yes yes
  • Fulvous-breasted Flatbill Rhynchocyclus fulvipectus yes no
  • Yellow-margined Flycatcher Tolmomyias assimilis no yes
  • Ornate Flycatcher Myiotriccus ornatus yes yes
  • Flavescent Flycatcher Myiophobus flavicans yes yes
  • Orange-crested Flycatcher Myiophobus phoenicomitra yes no
  • Bran-colored Flycatcher Myiophobus fasciatus yes yes
  • Ruddy-tailed Flycatcher Terenotriccus erythrurus no yes
  • Tawny-breasted Flycatcher Myiobius villosus yes no
  • Sulphur-rumped Flycatcher Myiobius sulphureipygius no yes
  • Black-tailed Flycatcher Myiobius atricaudus no yes
  • Smoke-colored Pewee Contopus fumigatus yes no
  • Masked Water-Tyrant Fluvicola nengeta yes yes
  • Long-tailed Tyrant Colonia colonus yes yes
  • Bright-rumped Attila Attila spadiceus yes yes
  • Rufous Mourner Rhytipterna holerythra yes no
  • Dusky-capped Flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer yes yes
  • Boat-billed Flycatcher Megarynchus pitangua yes yes
  • Rusty-margined Flycatcher Myiozetetes cayanensis yes yes
  • Social Flycatcher Myiozetetes similis yes yes
  • Gray-capped Flycatcher Myiozetetes granadensis no yes
  • White-ringed Flycatcher Conopias albovittata no yes
  • Streaked Flycatcher Myiodynastes maculatus yes yes
  • Piratic Flycatcher Legatus leucophaius yes yes
  • Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus yes yes
  • Cinnamon Becard Pachyramphus cinnamomeus yes yes
  • Black-and-white Becard Pachyramphus albogriseus yes yes
  • One-colored Becard Pachyramphus homochrous yes yes
  • Masked Tityra Tityra semifasciata yes yes
  • Black-crowned Tityra Tityra inquisitor yes yes
  • Gray-breasted Martin Progne chalybea no yes
  • Blue-and-white Swallow Pygochelidon cyanoleuca yes no
  • White-thighed Swallow Neochelidon tibialis yes yes
  • Southern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx ruficollis yes yes
  • Bay Wren Thryothorus nigricapillus yes yes
  • Stripe-throated Wren Thryothorus leucopogon no yes
  • House Wren Troglodytes aedon yes yes
  • Mountain Wren Troglodytes solstitialis yes no
  • Gray-breasted Wood-Wren Henicorhina leucophrys yes no
  • Scaly-breasted Wren Microcerculus marginatus yes yes
  • Andean Solitaire Myadestes ralloides yes no
  • Spotted Nightingale-Thrush Catharus dryas yes no
  • Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus no yes
  • Pale-vented Thrush Turdus obsoletus yes no
  • Ecuadorian Thrush Turdus maculirostris yes yes
  • Dagua Thrush Turdus daguae yes no
  • White-capped Dipper Cinclus leucocephalus yes no
  • Tawny-faced Gnatwren Microbates cinereiventris no yes
  • Tropical Gnatcatcher Polioptila plumbea no yes
  • Slate-throated Gnatcatcher Polioptila schistaceigula no yes
  • Brown-capped Vireo Vireo leucophrys yes no
  • Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus yes yes
  • Lesser Greenlet Hylophilus decurtatus yes yes
  • Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo Vireolanius leucotis yes yes
  • Rufous-browed Peppershrike Cyclarhis gujanensis yes yes
  • Black-billed Peppershrike Cyclarhis nigrirostris yes yes
  • Yellow-bellied Siskin Carduelis xanthogastra yes yes
  • Tropical Parula Parula pitiayumi yes no
  • American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla yes yes
  • Olive-crowned Yellowthroat Geothlypis semiflava yes yes
  • Slate-throated Redstart Myioborus miniatus yes no
  • Choco Warbler Basileuterus chlorophrys yes yes
  • Three-striped Warbler Basileuterus tristriatus yes no
  • Buff-rumped Warbler Basileuterus fulvicauda yes yes
  • Bananaquit Coereba flaveola yes yes
  • Dusky Bush-Tanager Chlorospingus semifuscus yes no
  • Yellow-throated Bush-Tanager Chlorospingus flavigularis yes yes
  • Guira Tanager Hemithraupis guira yes yes
  • Yellow-backed Tanager Hemithraupis flavicollis yes yes
  • Scarlet-and-white Tanager Chrysothlypis salmoni no yes
  • Dusky-faced Tanager Mitrospingus cassinii yes yes
  • Ochre-breasted Tanager Chlorothraupis stolzmanni yes yes
  • Scarlet-browed Tanager Heterospingus xanthopygius no yes
  • White-shouldered Tanager Tachyphonus luctuosus yes yes
  • Tawny-crested Tanager Tachyphonus delatrii yes yes
  • White-lined Tanager Tachyphonus rufus yes yes
  • White-winged Tanager Piranga leucoptera yes no
  • Blue-gray Tanager Thraupis episcopus yes yes
  • Palm Tanager Thraupis palmarum yes yes
  • Lemon-rumped Tanager Ramphocelus icteronotus yes yes
  • Moss-backed Tanager Bangsia edwardsi yes no
  • Fawn-breasted Tanager Pipraeidea melanonota yes no
  • Orange-crowned Euphonia Euphonia saturata no yes
  • Thick-billed Euphonia Euphonia laniirostris yes yes
  • Fulvous-vented Euphonia Euphonia fulvicrissa no yes
  • White-vented Euphonia Euphonia minuta no yes
  • Orange-bellied Euphonia Euphonia xanthogaster yes yes
  • Yellow-collared Chlorophonia Chlorophonia flavirostris yes no
  • Glistening-green Tanager Chlorochrysa phoenicotis yes no
  • Gray-and-gold Tanager Tangara palmeri yes yes
  • Blue-whiskered Tanager Tangara johannae no yes
  • Emerald Tanager Tangara florida yes yes
  • Golden Tanager Tangara arthus yes no
  • Silver-throated Tanager Tangara icterocephala yes yes
  • Flame-faced Tanager Tangara parzudakii yes no
  • Rufous-throated Tanager Tangara rufigula yes no
  • Bay-headed Tanager Tangara gyrola yes yes
  • Rufous-winged Tanager Tangara lavinia no yes
  • Blue-necked Tanager Tangara cyanicollis yes yes
  • Golden-hooded Tanager Tangara larvata yes yes
  • Yellow-bellied Dacnis Dacnis flaviventer yes yes
  • Scarlet-thighed Dacnis Dacnis venusta no yes
  • Blue Dacnis Dacnis cayana no yes
  • Scarlet-breasted Dacnis Dacnis berlepschi no yes
  • Green Honeycreeper Chlorophanes spiza yes yes
  • Purple Honeycreeper Cyanerpes caeruleus yes yes
  • Swallow-Tanager Tersina viridis yes no
  • Crimson-breasted Finch Rhodospingus cruentus no yes
  • Blue-black Grassquit Volatinia jacarina yes yes
  • Variable Seedeater Sporophila corvina yes yes
  • Black-and-white Seedeater Sporophila luctuosa no yes
  • Yellow-bellied Seedeater Sporophila nigricollis yes yes
  • Chestnut-bellied Seed-Finch Oryzoborus angolensis no yes
  • Blue Seedeater Amaurospiza concolor no yes
  • Dull-colored Grassquit Tiaris obscura yes yes
  • Tricolored Brush-Finch Atlapetes tricolor yes no
  • Orange-billed Sparrow Arremon aurantiirostris yes yes
  • Black-striped Sparrow Arremonops conirostris yes yes
  • Buff-throated Saltator Saltator maximus yes yes
  • Slate-colored Grosbeak Saltator grossus yes yes
  • Black-winged Saltator Saltator atripennis no yes
  • Blue-black Grosbeak Cyanocompsa cyanoides no yes
  • Scrub Blackbird Dives warszewiczi yes yes
  • Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis yes yes
  • Yellow-tailed Oriole Icterus mesomelas no yes
  • Scarlet-rumped Cacique Cacicus uropygialis no yes 

 

 

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