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Salento, Colombia (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Salento, Colombia

Map of Salento, Colombia

Roadside Hawk (Rupornis magnirostris) Red-headed Barbet (Eubucco bourcierii) - Male Pale-edged Flycatcher (Myiarchus cephalotes) Green Honeycreeper (Chlorophanes spiza) - Male Golden-olive Woodpecker (Colaptes rubiginosus) Red-ruffed Fruitcrow (Pyroderus scutatus)
Red-headed Barbet (Eubucco bourcierii) - Female Green-crowned Brilliant (Heliodoxa jacula) Green-crowned Brilliant (Heliodoxa jacula)

Colonial city and mountains



2/8/2023: After arriving late the previous night, we spent the day walking around the town and roads on the edge of town. There was a tree at our hotel that was attracting every bird.

Previous Visit (Parque Natural Chicaque: 2/7/2023)
Next Visit (La Linea: 2/9/2023)

Species Recorded (47)

Birds ( 47 )

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Western Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis

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

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Roadside Hawk - Rupornis magnirostris

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Pale-vented Pigeon - Patagioenas cayennensis
Eared Dove - Zenaida auriculata

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Bronze-winged Parrot - Pionus chalcopterus
Scarlet-fronted Parakeet - Psittacara wagleri

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Tropical Screech-Owl - Megascops choliba

Swifts ( Apodidae )
Chestnut-collared Swift - Streptoprocne rutila

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans
Green-crowned Brilliant - Heliodoxa jacula

Toucans ( Ramphastidae )
Crimson-rumped Toucanet - Aulacorhynchus haematopygus
Red-headed Barbet - Eubucco bourcierii

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Golden-olive Woodpecker - Colaptes rubiginosus
Smoky-brown Woodpecker - Dryobates fumigatus
Acorn Woodpecker - Melanerpes formicivorus

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Acadian Flycatcher - Empidonax virescens
Pale-edged Flycatcher - Myiarchus cephalotes
Red-ruffed Fruitcrow - Pyroderus scutatus
Tropical Kingbird - Tyrannus melancholicus

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Blue-and-white Swallow - Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
Southern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx ruficollis

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Green Jay - Cyanocorax yncas

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Great Thrush - Turdus fuscater
Black-billed Thrush - Turdus ignobilis
Glossy-black Thrush - Turdus serranus

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Blackburnian Warbler - Setophaga fusca

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Green Honeycreeper - Chlorophanes spiza
Rusty Flowerpiercer - Diglossa sittoides
Thick-billed Euphonia - Euphonia laniirostris
Summer Tanager - Piranga rubra
Crimson-backed Tanager - Ramphocelus dimidiatus
Blue-necked Tanager - Stilpnia cyanicollis
Black-capped Tanager - Stilpnia heinei
Scrub Tanager - Stilpnia vitriolina
Golden Tanager - Tangara arthus
Bay-headed Tanager - Tangara gyrola
Blue-gray Tanager - Thraupis episcopus
Palm Tanager - Thraupis palmarum

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Rufous-collared Sparrow - Zonotrichia capensis

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Yellow-backed Oriole - Icterus chrysater
Shiny Cowbird - Molothrus bonariensis

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Guira Tanager - Hemithraupis guira
Yellow-bellied Siskin - Spinus xanthogastrus


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