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Rio Silanche, Ecuador (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Rio Silanche, Ecuador

Map of Rio Silanche, Ecuador

Black-capped Pygmy-Tyrant (Myiornis atricapillus) White-tailed Trogon (Trogon chionurus) Purple-throated Fruitcrow (Querula purpurata) Scarlet-browed Tanager (Heterospingus xanthopygius) - Male Red-rumped Woodpecker (Dryobates kirkii) Orange-fronted Barbet (Capito squamatus)
Northern Schiffornis (Schiffornis veraepacis) Dot-winged Antwren (Microrhopias quixensis) Black-striped Woodcreeper (Xiphorhynchus lachrymosus) Wedge-billed Woodcreeper (Glyphorynchus spirurus) Ruddy Pigeon (Patagioenas subvinacea) Dusky Pigeon (Patagioenas goodsoni)
Crowned Woodnymph (Thalurania colombica) Cinnamon Woodpecker (Celeus loricatus) White-thighed Swallow (Atticora tibialis) Velvety Manakin (Lepidothrix velutina) Rufous-winged Tanager (Tangara lavinia) - Female Rufous-winged Tanager (Tangara lavinia)
Green-crowned Brilliant (Heliodoxa jacula) Black-headed Tody-Flycatcher (Todirostrum nigriceps) Black-faced Dacnis (Dacnis lineata) Berlepschs Tinamou (Crypturellus berlepschi) Bat Falcon (Falco rufigularis)




7/29/2023: We started off very early in the morning to visit this reserve in the lower elevations. It was raining a bit when we got there, but fortunately, the canopy tower had a roof.

Previous Visit (Mindo - San Carlos: 7/28/2023)
Next Visit (Mindo - San Carlos: 7/29/2023)

Species Recorded (91)

Birds ( 91 )

Tinamous ( Tinamidae )
Berlepsch's Tinamou - Crypturellus berlepschi

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

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Hook-billed Kite - Chondrohierax uncinatus

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Bat Falcon - Falco rufigularis
Laughing Falcon - Herpetotheres cachinnans

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Dusky Pigeon - Patagioenas goodsoni
Ruddy Pigeon - Patagioenas subvinacea

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Chestnut-fronted Macaw - Ara severus
Blue-headed Parrot - Pionus menstruus
Red-masked Parakeet - Psittacara erythrogenys

Cuckoos ( Cuculidae )
Smooth-billed Ani - Crotophaga ani

Swifts ( Apodidae )
Gray-rumped Swift - Chaetura cinereiventris
Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift - Panyptila cayennensis
Chestnut-collared Swift - Streptoprocne rutila

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
White-necked Jacobin - Florisuga mellivora
Green-crowned Brilliant - Heliodoxa jacula
Stripe-throated Hermit - Phaethornis striigularis
White-whiskered Hermit - Phaethornis yaruqui
Purple-chested Hummingbird - Polyerata rosenbergi
Crowned Woodnymph - Thalurania colombica

Trogons ( Trogonidae )
White-tailed Trogon - Trogon chionurus
Blue-tailed Trogon - Trogon comptus

Motmots ( Momotidae )
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum

Puffbirds ( Bucconidae )
Lanceolated Monklet - Micromonacha lanceolata

Barbets ( Capitonidae )
Orange-fronted Barbet - Capito squamatus

Toucans ( Ramphastidae )
Red-headed Barbet - Eubucco bourcierii
Collared Aracari - Pteroglossus torquatus
Yellow-throated Toucan - Ramphastos ambiguus

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Cinnamon Woodpecker - Celeus loricatus
Golden-olive Woodpecker - Colaptes rubiginosus
Red-rumped Woodpecker - Dryobates kirkii
Lineated Woodpecker - Dryocopus lineatus
Black-cheeked Woodpecker - Melanerpes pucherani

Ovenbirds ( Furnariidae )
Western Woodhaunter - Automolus virgatus
Plain-brown Woodcreeper - Dendrocincla fuliginosa
Wedge-billed Woodcreeper - Glyphorynchus spirurus
Streak-headed Woodcreeper - Lepidocolaptes souleyetii
Plain Xenops - Xenops minutus
Spotted Woodcreeper - Xiphorhynchus erythropygius
Black-striped Woodcreeper - Xiphorhynchus lachrymosus

Antbirds ( Thamnophilidae )
Dot-winged Antwren - Microrhopias quixensis
Slaty Antwren - Myrmotherula schisticolor
Black-crowned Antshrike - Thamnophilus atrinucha

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Slaty-capped Flycatcher - Leptopogon superciliaris
Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant - Lophotriccus pileatus
Boat-billed Flycatcher - Megarynchus pitangua
Olive-striped Flycatcher - Mionectes galbinus
Black-capped Pygmy-Tyrant - Myiornis atricapillus
Northern Schiffornis - Schiffornis veraepacis
Black-headed Tody-Flycatcher - Todirostrum nigriceps
Tropical Kingbird - Tyrannus melancholicus
Choco Tyrannulet - Zimmerius albigularis

Cotingas ( Cotingidae )
Purple-throated Fruitcrow - Querula purpurata
Black-crowned Tityra - Tityra inquisitor
Masked Tityra - Tityra semifasciata

Manakins ( Pipridae )
Velvety Manakin - Lepidothrix velutina
White-bearded Manakin - Manacus manacus

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
White-thighed Swallow - Atticora tibialis
Gray-breasted Martin - Progne chalybea
Southern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx ruficollis

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
Lesser Greenlet - Pachysylvia decurtata
Chivi Vireo - Vireo chivi

Bananaquit ( Coerebinae )
Bananaquit - Coereba flaveola

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Green Honeycreeper - Chlorophanes spiza
Purple Honeycreeper - Cyanerpes caeruleus
Thick-billed Euphonia - Euphonia laniirostris
Orange-crowned Euphonia - Euphonia saturata
Orange-bellied Euphonia - Euphonia xanthogaster
Scarlet-browed Tanager - Heterospingus xanthopygius
White-shouldered Tanager - Loriotus luctuosus
Gray-and-gold Tanager - Poecilostreptus palmeri
Flame-rumped Tanager - Ramphocelus flammigerus
Variable Seedeater - Sporophila corvina
Thick-billed Seed Finch - Sporophila funerea
Yellow-bellied Seedeater - Sporophila nigricollis
Golden-hooded Tanager - Stilpnia larvata
Tawny-crested Tanager - Tachyphonus delatrii
Bay-headed Tanager - Tangara gyrola
Blue-whiskered Tanager - Tangara johannae
Rufous-winged Tanager - Tangara lavinia
Blue-gray Tanager - Thraupis episcopus
Palm Tanager - Thraupis palmarum

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Slate-colored Grosbeak - Saltator grossus
Buff-throated Saltator - Saltator maximus

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Scarlet-rumped Cacique - Cacicus uropygialis

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Scarlet-breasted Dacnis - Dacnis berlepschi
Blue Dacnis - Dacnis cayana
Black-faced Dacnis - Dacnis lineata
Scarlet-thighed Dacnis - Dacnis venusta
Guira Tanager - Hemithraupis guira


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