Checklist for Bird-Watching
at Guaria de Osa
Sighting Common Name Local name Latin Name Size
  Amazon Kingfisher Martin Pescador Amazonico Chloroceryle amazona 29 cm.
  American Pygmy Kingfisher Patrin Pescador Enano Chloroceryle aenea 13 cm.
  Baird's Trogon Trogon Vientribermejo Trogon bairdii 28 cm.
  Bananquit Reinita Mielera Coereba flaveola 9 cm.
  Bare-Throated Tiger Heron Martin Peña/Garza Tigre Tigrisoma mexicanum 80 cm.
  Bay-Headed Tanger Tangara Cabecicastaña Tangara gyrola 1.5 cm.
  Black Hawk Gavilan Cangrejero Buteogallus subtilis 56 cm.
  Black Hooded Antshrike Batara Negrusco Thamnophilus bridgesi 16.5 cm.
  Black Vulture Zopilote Negro Coragyps atratus 64 cm.
  Black-Bellied Plover Chorlito gris Pluvialis squatarola 30 cm.
  Black-Striped Sparrow Pinzon Cabecilistado Arremonops conirrostris 16.5 cm.
  Black-Throated Trogon Trogon Cabeciverde Trogon rufus 23 cm.
  Blck-cheeked Antwren Tangara Hormiguera Carinegra Habia antrimaxillaris 18 cm.
  Blue Dacnis Mielero Azulejo Dacnis cayana 11.5 cm.
  Blue-Black Grassquit Semillerito Negro Azulado Volatina jacarina 10 cm.
  Blue-Crowned Motmot Momoto Comun Momotus momota 39 cm.
  Blue-Gray Tanger Tangara Azuleja Thraupis episcopus 15 cm.
  Boat-Biled Heron Pico-Cucharra Cochlearius cochlearius 51 cm.
  Boat-Billed Flycatcher Mosqueron Picudo Megarhynchus piangua 23 cm.
  Brown Booby Piquero Moreno Sula leucogaster 70 cm.
  Brown Pelican Pelicano Pardo Pelecanus occidentalis 109 cm.
  Cattle Egret Garcilla Bueyera Bulbucus ibis 51 cm.
  Chestnut-Mandibilled Toucan Tucan de Swainson Ramphastos swainsonii 53 cm.
  Clay-Colored Robin Yiguirro (Costa Rica's National Bird) Turdus grayi 23.5 cm.
  Cocoa Woodcreper Trepador Gorgianteado Xiphorhynchus susurrans 21.5 cm.
  Collared forest Falcon Halcon de Monte Collarejo Micrastur semitorquatus 51cm.
  Common Poto Nictibio Comun Nictibius griseus 38 cm.
  Common-Tody Flycatcher Espatulilla Comun Todirostrum cinereum 9.5 cm.
  Crested Guan Pava Crestada Penelope purpurascens 86 cm.
  Dotted-Winged Antwren Hormiguerito Alipunteado Microrhopias quixensis 11 cm.
  Fiery-Billed Aracari Tucansillo Piqui-Anaranjado Pteroglossus frantzii 43 cm.
  Golden-Hooded Tanger Tangara Capuchidorada Tangara larvata 13 cm.
  Gray-Capped Flycatcher Mosquero Cabecigris Myiozetetes granadensis 16.5 cm.
  Gray-Necked Wood Rail Rascon Cuelligris Aramides cajanea 38 cm.
  Great Blue Heron Garzon Azulado Ardea herodius 132 cm.
  Great Egret Garceta Grande Ardea alba 101 cm.
  Great Kiskadee Bienteveo Grande Pitangus sulphuratus 23 cm.
  Great-Tailed Crackle Zanate Grande Quiscalus mexicanus 43 cm.
  Green Heron Garcilla Verde Butorides s. virescens 43 cm.
  Green Honeycreeper Mielero Verde Chlorophanes spiza 13 cm.
  Green Kingfisher Martin Pescador Verde Chloroceryle americana 18 cm.
  Grey-Chrsted Dove Paloma Pechigris Leptotila cassinii 24 cm.
  House Wren Soterrey Cucarachero Troglodytes aedon 10 cm.
  King Vulture Zopilote Rey Sarcorampus papa 81 cm.
  Laughing Falcon Guaco Herpetotheres cachinnans 53 cm.
  Lineated Woodpecker Carpintero Lineado Dryocopus lineatus 33 cm.
  Little Blue Heron Garceta Azul Egretta caerulea 61 cm.
  Little Hermit Hermitaño Enano Phaethomis longuemareus 9 cm.
  Little Tinamou Gallineta Crypturellus soui 23 cm.
  Long-Tailed Hermit Hermitaño Colilargo Phaethomis superciliosus 15 cm.
  Magnificent Frigatebird Rabihorcado Magno Fregata manificens 91 cm.
  Mangrove hummingbird Amazilia Manglera Amazilia boucardi 9.5 cm.
  Masked Tityra Tityra Carirroja Tityra semifasciata 21 cm.
  Mealy Parrot Loro Verde Amazona farinosa 38 cm.
  Neotropical Cormorant Cormoran Neotropical Phalacrocorax brasilianus 66 cm.
  Northern Jacana Jacana Centroamericana Jacana spinosa 23 cm.
  Olive-Throated Parakeet Perico Azteco Aratinga nana 23 cm.
  Orange-Collared Manakin Saltarin Cuellinaranja Manacus aurantiacus 10 cm.
  Ornage Chined Parakeet Periquito Barbinaranja Brotogeris jugularis 18 cm.
  Osprey Aguila Pescadora Pandion haliaetus 58 cm.
  Purple Gallinule Gallareta morada Porphyrula martinica 33 cm.
  Red Capped Manakin Saltarin Cabecirojo Pipra mentalis 10 cm.
  Red-Crowned Woodpecker Carpintero Nuquirojo Melanerpes rubricapillus 17 cm.
  Red-Legged Honeycreeper Mielero Patirrojo Cyanerpes cyaneus 11.5 cm.
  Red-lored Parrot Loro Frentirojo Amazonas autumnalis 34 cm.
  Ringed Kingfisher Martin Pescador Collarejo Ceryle torquata 41 cm.
  Roadside Hawk Gavilan Chapulinero Bueo magnirostris 38 cm.
  Roufous-Tailed Hummingbird Amazilia Raibirruta Amazilia tzacatl 10 cm.
  Ruddy Ground Dove Tortolita Rojisa Columbina talpacoti 16.5 cm.
  Rufous-Tailed Jacamar Jacamar Rabirufo Galbula ruficauda 23 cm.
  Scarlet Macaw Guacamayo Lapa Ara macao 84 cm.
  Scarlet-Rumped Tanager Sargento Ramphocelus passerinii 16 cm.
  Semipalmated Plover Chorlitejo Semipalmado Charadrius semipalmatus 18 cm.
  Semipalmated Sandpiper Correlimos Semipalmado Calidris pusilla 15 cm.
  Short-Billed Pigeon Paloma piquicorta Columba nigrirostris 26.5 cm.
  Slaty-Tailed Trogon Trogon Coliplomizo Trogon massena 30 cm.
  Smooth Billed Ani Garapatero Piquiliso Crotophaga ani 35 cm.
  Snowy Egret Garceta Nivosa Egretta thula 61 cm.
  Social Flycatcher Mosquero Cejiblanco Myiozetetes similis 16 cm.
  Spectacled Owl Buho de Anteojos Pulsatrix perspicillata 48 cm.
  Spotted Sandpiper Andarrios Maculado Actitis macularia 19 cm.
  Squirrel Cuckoo Cuco Ardilla Piaya cayana 46 cm.
  Summer Tanager Tangara Veranera Piranga rubra 16.5 cm.
  Tropical Kingbird Tirano Tropical Tyrannus melancholicus 21 cm.
  Turkey Vulture Zopilote Cabecirrojo Cathartes aura 76 cm.
  Turquoise Cotinga Cotinga Turquesa Cotinga ridgwayi 17.5 cm.
  Variable Seed Eater Espiguero Variable Sporophila aurita 10.5 cm.
  Violaceous Trogon Trogon violaceo Trogon violaceus 23 cm.
  Wedge-Billed woodcreeper Trepadorcito Pico de Cuña Glyphorhynchus spirurus 15cm.
  Western Sandpiper Correlimos Occidentalis Calidris mauri 16 cm.
  Whimbrel Zarapito Trinador Numenius phaeopus 43 cm.
  White Ibis Ibis Blanco Eudocimus albus 63 cm.
  White-Tailed Kite Hawk Elanio Coliblanco Elanus leucurus 41 cm.
  White-Tipped Dove Paloma Coliblanca Leptotila verreauxi 26 cm.
  Willet Piguilo Catoptophorus semipalmatus 38 cm.
  Wilson's Plover Chorlitejo Picudo Charadrius wilsonia 20 cm.
  Yellow-Billed Cotinga Cotinga Piqui-Amarillo Carpodectes antoniae 21.5 cm.
  Yellow-Crowned Night Heron Martinete Cabecipinto Nyctanassa violacea 61 cm.
  Yellow-Headed Caracara Caracara Cabecigualdo Milvago chimachima 41 cm.