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Mexico, Veracruz: 10/10/2007 - 10/19/2007 (Center on Map)

Mexico, Veracruz

Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)



Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus) White-collared Seedeater (Sporophila torqueola) Female Mexico Gray Hawk (Buteo plagiatus) Gray Hawk (Buteo plagiatus) Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)
Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner (Automolus ochrolaemus) Scaly-throated Foliage-gleaner (Anabacerthia variegaticeps) Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria) Male Mexico Collared Trogon (Trogon collaris) Female Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch (Atlapetes brunneinucha)
Black-cowled Oriole (Icterus dominicensis) Rufous-capped Warbler (Basileuterus rufifrons) Eye-ringed Flatbill (Rhynchocyclus brevirostris) Magnolia Warbler (Dendroica magnolia) 1st Winter Olive-backed Euphonia (Euphonia gouldi) Black-throated Shrike-Tanager (Lanio aurantius)
Swainsons Thrush (Catharus ustulatus) Blue Ground-Dove (Claravis pretiosa) Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora pinus) White-bellied Emerald (Amazilia candida) Roadside Hawk (Rupornis magnirostris)

I took a last minute flight to Veracruz to do some photography of warblers and tropical species.

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Species Recorded (182)

Birds ( 180 )

Shoebill ( Balaenicipitidae )
American White Pelican - Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Least Grebe - Tachybaptus dominicus

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Neotropic Cormorant - Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Anhingas ( Anhingidae )
Anhinga - Anhinga anhinga

Frigatebirds ( Fregatidae )
Magnificent Frigatebird - Fregata magnificens

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias
Pinnated Bittern - Botaurus pinnatus
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron - Butorides virescens
Little Blue Heron - Egretta caerulea
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula
Tricolored Heron - Egretta tricolor
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron - Nyctanassa violacea
Bare-throated Tiger-Heron - Tigrisoma mexicanum

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
White Ibis - Eudocimus albus
Roseate Spoonbill - Platalea ajaja

Storks ( Ciconiidae )
Wood Stork - Mycteria americana

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Muscovy Duck - Cairina moschata

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura
Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Cooper's Hawk - Accipiter cooperii
Sharp-shinned Hawk - Accipiter striatus
Zone-tailed Hawk - Buteo albonotatus
Gray Hawk - Buteo plagiatus
Broad-winged Hawk - Buteo platypterus
Swainson's Hawk - Buteo swainsoni
Common Black-Hawk - Buteogallus anthracinus
Hook-billed Kite - Chondrohierax uncinatus
White-tailed Kite - Elanus leucurus
Crane Hawk - Geranospiza caerulescens
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus
White Hawk - Pseudastur albicollis
Roadside Hawk - Rupornis magnirostris

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Crested Caracara - Caracara cheriway
Aplomado Falcon - Falco femoralis
Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus
Bat Falcon - Falco rufigularis
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius
Laughing Falcon - Herpetotheres cachinnans

Chachalacas, Guans, and Curassows ( Cracidae )
Great Curassow - Crax rubra
Plain Chachalaca - Ortalis vetula

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Russet-naped Wood-Rail - Aramides albiventris

Limpkin ( Aramidae )
Limpkin - Aramus guarauna

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Black-bellied Plover - Pluvialis squatarola

Stilts and Avocets ( Recurvirostridae )
Black-necked Stilt - Himantopus mexicanus

Jacanas ( Jacanidae )
Northern Jacana - Jacana spinosa

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius
Sanderling - Calidris alba
Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla
Long-billed Curlew - Numenius americanus
Willet - Tringa semipalmata

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Laughing Gull - Leucophaeus atricilla
Black Skimmer - Rynchops niger
Royal Tern - Thalasseus maximus
Sandwich Tern - Thalasseus sandvicensis

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Blue Ground-Dove - Claravis pretiosa
Inca Dove - Columbina inca
Common Ground-Dove - Columbina passerina
Ruddy Ground-Dove - Columbina talpacoti
White-winged Dove - Zenaida asiatica
Tuxtla Quail-Dove - Zentrygon carrikeri

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
White-fronted Parrot - Amazona albifrons
Red-lored Parrot - Amazona autumnalis
Olive-throated Parakeet - Eupsittula nana

Cuckoos ( Cuculidae )
Groove-billed Ani - Crotophaga sulcirostris
Squirrel Cuckoo - Piaya cayana

Swifts ( Apodidae )
White-collared Swift - Streptoprocne zonaris

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
White-bellied Emerald - Amazilia candida
Buff-bellied Hummingbird - Amazilia yucatanensis
Green-breasted Mango - Anthracothorax prevostii
Bumblebee Hummingbird - Atthis heloisa
Wedge-tailed Sabrewing - Campylopterus curvipennis
Long-billed Hermit - Phaethornis longirostris
Stripe-throated Hermit - Phaethornis striigularis

Trogons ( Trogonidae )
Gartered Trogon - Trogon caligatus
Collared Trogon - Trogon collaris

Motmots ( Momotidae )
Blue-capped Motmot - Momotus coeruliceps

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
Green Kingfisher - Chloroceryle americana
Belted Kingfisher - Megaceryle alcyon
Ringed Kingfisher - Megaceryle torquata

Toucans ( Ramphastidae )
Collared Aracari - Pteroglossus torquatus
Keel-billed Toucan - Ramphastos sulfuratus

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Golden-fronted Woodpecker - Melanerpes aurifrons
Acorn Woodpecker - Melanerpes formicivorus
Black-cheeked Woodpecker - Melanerpes pucherani
Smoky-brown Woodpecker - Picoides fumigatus

Ovenbirds ( Furnariidae )
Scaly-throated Foliage-gleaner - Anabacerthia variegaticeps
Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner - Automolus ochrolaemus
Olivaceous Woodcreeper - Sittasomus griseicapillus
Ivory-billed Woodcreeper - Xiphorhynchus flavigaster

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Tropical Pewee - Contopus cinereus
Olive-sided Flycatcher - Contopus cooperi
Pine Flycatcher - Empidonax affinis
Cordilleran Flycatcher - Empidonax occidentalis
Tufted Flycatcher - Mitrephanes phaeocercus
Dusky-capped Flycatcher - Myiarchus tuberculifer
Social Flycatcher - Myiozetetes similis
Royal Flycatcher - Onychorhynchus coronatus
Great Kiskadee - Pitangus sulphuratus
Eye-ringed Flatbill - Rhynchocyclus brevirostris
Black Phoebe - Sayornis nigricans
Say's Phoebe - Sayornis saya
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - Tyrannus forficatus
Tropical Kingbird - Tyrannus melancholicus
Fork-tailed Flycatcher - Tyrannus savana

Cotingas ( Cotingidae )
Rose-throated Becard - Pachyramphus aglaiae
Masked Tityra - Tityra semifasciata

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica
Purple Martin - Progne subis
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx serripennis

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Green Jay - Cyanocorax yncas
Azure-hooded Jay - Cyanolyca cucullata
Brown Jay - Psilorhinus morio

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Rufous-naped Wren - Campylorhynchus rufinucha
Band-backed Wren - Campylorhynchus zonatus
Gray-breasted Wood-Wren - Henicorhina leucophrys
White-breasted Wood-Wren - Henicorhina leucosticta
Spot-breasted Wren - Pheugopedius maculipectus
White-bellied Wren - Uropsila leucogastra

Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers ( Sylviidae )
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Swainson's Thrush - Catharus ustulatus
Brown-backed Solitaire - Myadestes occidentalis
Eastern Bluebird - Sialia sialis
White-throated Thrush - Turdus assimilis
Clay-colored Thrush - Turdus grayi

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Gray Catbird - Dumetella carolinensis
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens

Silkies ( Ptilogonatidae )
Gray Silky-flycatcher - Ptiliogonys cinereus

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
White-eyed Vireo - Vireo griseus
Red-eyed Vireo - Vireo olivaceus
Blue-headed Vireo - Vireo solitarius

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Golden-browed Warbler - Basileuterus belli
Golden-crowned Warbler - Basileuterus culicivorus
Rufous-capped Warbler - Basileuterus rufifrons
Wilson's Warbler - Cardellina pusilla
Red-faced Warbler - Cardellina rubrifrons
Gray-crowned Yellowthroat - Geothlypis poliocephala
MacGillivray's Warbler - Geothlypis tolmiei
Yellow-breasted Chat - Icteria virens
Black-and-white Warbler - Mniotilta varia
Slate-throated Redstart - Myioborus miniatus
Nashville Warbler - Oreothlypis ruficapilla
Crescent-chested Warbler - Oreothlypis superciliosa
Northern Waterthrush - Parkesia noveboracensis
Olive Warbler - Peucedramus taeniatus
Ovenbird - Seiurus aurocapilla
Northern Parula - Setophaga americana
Hooded Warbler - Setophaga citrina
Magnolia Warbler - Setophaga magnolia
American Redstart - Setophaga ruticilla
Townsend's Warbler - Setophaga townsendi
Black-throated Green Warbler - Setophaga virens
Blue-winged Warbler - Vermivora cyanoptera

Bananaquit ( Coerebinae )
Bananaquit - Coereba flaveola

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Common Chlorospingus - Chlorospingus flavopectus
Scrub Euphonia - Euphonia affinis
Olive-backed Euphonia - Euphonia gouldi
Yellow-throated Euphonia - Euphonia hirundinacea
Red-throated Ant-Tanager - Habia fuscicauda
Black-throated Shrike-Tanager - Lanio aurantius
Summer Tanager - Piranga rubra
Variable Seedeater - Sporophila corvina
White-collared Seedeater - Sporophila torqueola
Yellow-winged Tanager - Thraupis abbas

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - Pheucticus ludovicianus

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Chestnut-capped Brushfinch - Arremon brunneinucha
Yellow-eyed Junco - Junco phaeonotus

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Yellow-billed Cacique - Amblycercus holosericeus
Melodious Blackbird - Dives dives
Baltimore Oriole - Icterus galbula
Altamira Oriole - Icterus gularis
Black-cowled Oriole - Icterus prosthemelas
Bronzed Cowbird - Molothrus aeneus
Montezuma Oropendola - Psarocolius montezuma
Chestnut-headed Oropendola - Psarocolius wagleri
Great-tailed Grackle - Quiscalus mexicanus

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Lesser Goldfinch - Spinus psaltria

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

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