San Antonio Bird Checklist (My Patch) – all species recorded by me personally within walking distance of the house – as of April 2022

  1. Great tinamouTinamus major
  2. Little tinamouCrypturellus soui
  3. Gray-headed chachalaca – Ortalis cinereiceps
  4. Crested guanPenelope purpurascens
  5. Rock pigeon – Columba livia
  6. Red-billed pigeon – Patagioenas flavirostris
  7. Band-tailed pigeonPatagioenas fasciata
  8. White-winged doveZenaida asiatica
  9. Inca dove – Columbina inca
  10. Ruddy ground-dove – Columbina talpacoti
  11. White-tipped dove – Leptotila verreauxi
  12. Yellow-billed cuckoo – Coccyzus americanus
  13. Groove-billed ani – Crotophaga sulcirostris
  14. Squirrel cuckoo – Piaya cayana
  15. Common pauraqueNictidromus albicollis
  16. White-collared swift – Streptoprocne zonaris
  17. Vaux’s swift – Chaetura vauxi
  18. Violet sabrewing – Campylopterus hemileucurus
  19. Green hermit – Phaethornis guy
  20. Stripe-throated hermit – Phaethornis striigularis
  21. Green-crowned brilliantHeliodoxa jacula
  22. Talamanca hummingbirdEugenes fulgens
  23. Fiery-throated hummingbirdPanterpe insignis
  24. Purple-crowned fairyHeliothryx barroti
  25. White-necked jacobin – Florisuga mellivora
  26. Garden emeraldChlorostilbon assimilis
  27. Blue-vented hummingbirdAmazilia hoffmanni
  28. Crowned woodnymph – Thalurania colombica
  29. Rufous-tailed hummingbird – Amazilia tzacatl
  30. Green-breasted mango – Anthracothorax prevostii
  31. Ruby-throated hummingbirdArchilocus colubris
  32. Brown violetearColibri delphinae
  33. Lesser violetear – Colibri cyanotus
  34. Green-fronted lancebillDoryfera ludovicae
  35. Long-billed starthroatHeliomaster longirostris
  36. Purple-throated mountain-gemLampornis calolaemus
  37. Green thorntailDiscosura conversii
  38. Black-crested coquette Lophornis helenae
  39. SnowcapMicrochera albocoronata
  40. Violet-headed hummingbirdKlais guimeti
  41. Scintillant hummingbird – Selasphorus scintilla
  42. Russet-naped wood-rail – Aramides albiventris
  43. Purple gallinulePorphyrio martinica
  44. White-throated crake – Laterallus albigularis
  45. Southern lapwingVanellus chilensis
  46. Northern jacanaJacana spinosa
  47. Spotted sandpiperActitis macularius
  48. Sunbittern – Eurypyga helias
  49. Fasciated tiger-heron – Tigrisoma fasciatum
  50. Great blue heron – Ardea herodias 
  51. Great egretArdea alba
  52. Cattle egret – Bulbulcus ibis
  53. Green heron – Butorides virescens
  54. King vultureSarcoramphus papa
  55. Black vulture – Coragyps atratus
  56. Turkey vulture – Cathartes aura
  57. Hook-billed kiteChondrohierax uncinatus
  58. White-tailed kite – Elanus leucurus
  59. Swallow-tailed kite – Elanoides forficatus
  60. Black hawk-eagleSpizaetus tyrannus
  61. Ornate hawk-eagleSpizaetus ornatus
  62. Sharp-shinned hawkAccipiter striatus
  63. Bicolored hawk – Accipiter bicolor
  64. Barred hawk – Leucopternis princeps
  65. Roadside hawk – Buteo magnirostris
  66. Broad-winged hawk – Buteo platypterus
  67. Short-tailed hawkButeo brachyuru
  68. Swainson’s hawk – Buteo swainsoni
  69. Red-tailed hawk – Buteo jamaicensis
  70. Bare-shanked screech-owl – Megascops clarkii
  71. Tropical screech-owl – Megascops choliba
  72. Costa Rican pygmy-owlGlaucidium costaricanum
  73. Mottled owlCiccaba virgata
  74. Gartered trogonTrogon caligatus
  75. Lesson’s motmot – Momotus lessonii
  76. Green kingfisher – Chloroceryle americana
  77. Red-headed barbet – Eubucco bourcierii
  78. Northern emerald-toucanet – Aulacorhynchus prasinus
  79. Collared araçari – Pteroglossus torquatus
  80. Keel-billed toucan – Ramphastos sulfuratus
  81. Yellow-bellied sapsucker – Sphyrapicus varius
  82. Black-cheeked woodpecker – Melanerpes pucherani
  83. Hoffmann’s woodpecker – Melanerpes hoffmannii
  84. Lineated woodpeckerDryocopus lineatus
  85. Rufous-winged woodpecker – Piculus simplex
  86. Golden-olive woodpecker – Piculus rubiginosus
  87. Crested caracaraCaracara cheriway
  88. Yellow-headed caracaraMilvago chimachima
  89. Laughing falconHerpetotheres cachinnans
  90. Bat falconFalco rufigularis
  91. Peregrine falconFalco peregrinus
  92. Brown-hooded parrotPionopsitta haematotis
  93. White-crowned parrot – Pionus senilis
  94. Crimson-fronted parakeet – Aratinga finschi
  95. Barred antshrikeThamnophilus doliatus
  96. Dusky antbirdCercomacra tyrannina
  97. Zeledon’s antbirdHafferia zeledoni
  98. Black-faced antthrushFormicarius analis
  99. Olivaceous woodcreeper – Sittasomus griseicapillus
  100. Plain-brown woodcreeperDendrocincla fugilinosa
  101. Wedge-billed woodcreeperGlyphorynchus spirurus
  102. Northern barred-woodcreeperDendrocolaptes sanctithornae
  103. Cocoa woodcreeperXiphorhynchus susurrans
  104. Spotted woodcreeperXiphorhynchus erythropigius
  105. Streak-headed woodcreeper – Lepidocolaptes souleyetii
  106. Brown-billed scythebillCampylorhamphus pusillus
  107. Plain xenopsXenops minutus
  108. Buff-throated foliage-gleaner –  Automolus ochrolaemus
  109. Spotted barbtailPremnoplex brunnescens
  110. Slaty spinetailSynallaxis brachyura
  111. Red-faced spinetail – Cranioleuca erythrops
  112. White-ruffed manakinCorapipo altera
  113. White-collared manakinManacus candei
  114. White-crowned manakinDixiphia pipra
  115. Black-crowned tityraTityra inquisitor
  116. Masked tityraTityra semifasciata
  117. Cinnamon becardPachyramphus cinnamomeus
  118. White-winged becardPachyramphus polychopterus
  119. Olive-striped flycatcher – Mionectes olivaceus
  120. Ochre-bellied flycatcherMionectes oleagineus
  121. Slaty-capped flycatcherLeptopogon amaurocephalus
  122. Scale-crested pygmy-tyrantLophotriccus pileatus
  123. Common tody-flycatcher – Todirostrum cinereum
  124. Yellow-olive flycatcher – Tolmomyias sulphurescens
  125. Yellow-bellied elaenia – Elaenia flavogaster
  126. Mountain elaenia – Elaenia frantzii
  127. Torrent tyrannuletSerpophaga cinerea
  128. Mistletoe tyrannulet – Zimmerius parvus
  129. Olive-sided flycatcherContopus cooperi
  130. Western wood-pewee – Contupus sordidulus
  131. Eastern wood-pewee – Contupus virens
  132. Tropical pewee – Contupus cinereus
  133. Alder/Willow flycatcher – Empidonax alnorum/traillii
  134. Yellow-bellied flycatcher – Empidonax flaviventris
  135. Yellowish flycatcher – Empidonax flavescens
  136. Black phoebe – Sayornis nigricans
  137. Bright-rumped attilaAttila spadiceus
  138. Dusky-capped flycatcher – Myiarchus tuberculifer
  139. Great crested flycatcher – Myiarchus crinitus
  140. Great kiskadee – Pitangus sulphuratus
  141. Boat-billed flycatcherMegarynchus pitangua
  142. Social flycatcher – Myiozetetes similis
  143. Gray-capped flycatcher – Myiozetetes granadensis
  144. Sulphur-bellied flycatcher – Myodynastes luteiventris
  145. Piratic flycatcher – Legatus leucophaius
  146. Tropical kingbird – Tyrannus melancholicus
  147. Eastern kingbird – Tyrannus tyrannus
  148. Lesser greenlet – Hylophilus decurtatus
  149. White-eyed vireoVireo griseus
  150. Yellow-throated vireo – Vireo flavifrons
  151. Philadelphia vireo – Vireo philadelphicus
  152. Red-eyed vireo – Vireo olivaceus
  153. Yellow-green vireo – Vireo flavoviridis
  154. Brown jay Psilorhinus morio
  155. Blue-and-white swallow – Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
  156. Northern rough-winged swallow – Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  157. Southern rough-winged swallow – Stelgidopteryx
  158. Gray-breasted martin – Progne chalibea
  159. Barn swallow – Hirundo rustica
  160. Cliff swallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
  161. Long-billed gnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurus
  162. White-browed gnatcatcher – Polioptila plumbea
  163. House wren – Troglodytes aedon
  164. Band-backed wren – Campylorhynchus zonatus
  165. Black-throated wrenPheugopedius atrogularis
  166. Stripe-breasted wrenCantorchilus thoracicus
  167. Cabanis’s wren – Thryothorus modestus
  168. Bay wren – Thryothorus nigricapillus
  169. White-breasted wood-wren – Henicorhina leucosticta
  170. American dipper – Cinclus mexicanus
  171. Gray catbirdDumetella carolinensis
  172. Tropical mockingbirdMimus gilvus
  173. Orange-billed nightingale-thrush – Catharus aurantiirostris
  174. Swainson’s thrush – Catharus ustulatus
  175. Wood thrush – Hylocichla mustelina
  176. Mountain thrush – Turdus plebejus
  177. Clay-colored thrush Turdus grayi
  178. Long-tailed silky-flycatcher – Ptiliogonys caudatus
  179. Golden-browed chlorophonia – Chlorophonia
  180. Yellow-crowned euphonia – Euphonia luteicapilla
  181. Yellow-throated euphonia – Euphonia hirundinacea
  182. Tawny-capped euphoniaEuphonia anneae
  183. Elegant euphonia – Euphonia elegantissima
  184. Olive-backed euphoniaEuphonia gouldi
  185. White-vented euphonia – Euphonia minuta
  186. Ashy-throated chlorospingusChlorospingus canigularis
  187. Common chlorospingus – Chlorospingus flavopectus
  188. Black-striped sparrow – Arremonops conirostris
  189. Orange-billed sparrow Arremon aurantiirostris
  190. Chestnut-capped brushfinchArremon brunneinucha
  191. Sooty-faced finchArremon crassirostris
  192. Rufous-collared sparrow – Zonotrichia capensis
  193. White-eared ground-sparrow – Melozone leucotis
  194. White-naped brush-finch – Atlapetes albinucha
  195. Yellow-breasted chatIcteria virens
  196. Eastern meadowlark – Sturnella magna
  197. Chestnut-headed oropendola – Psarocolius wagleri
  198. Montezuma oropendola – Psarocolius montezuma
  199. Black-cowled oriole – Icterus prosthemelas
  200. Baltimore oriole – Icterus galbula
  201. Shiny cowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
  202. Bronzed cowbird – Molothrus aeneus
  203. Giant cowbird – Molothrus oryzivorus
  204. Melodious blackbird – Dives dives
  205. Great-tailed grackle – Quiscalus mexicanus
  206. Louisiana waterthrush – Parkesia motacilla
  207. Golden-winged warbler – Vermivora chrysoptera
  208. Black-and-white warbler – Mniotilta varia
  209. Prothonotary warbler – Protonotaria citrea
  210. Tennessee warblerLeiothlypis peregrina
  211. Gray-crowned yellowthroat – Geothlypis poliocephala
  212. Mourning warbler – Oporornis philadelphia
  213. Kentucky warbler – Oporornis formosus
  214. Hooded warbler – Setophaga citrina
  215. Cape May warbler – Setophaga tigrina
  216. Tropical parula – Setophaga pitiayumi
  217. Magnolia warblerSetophaga magnolia
  218. Blackburnian warbler – Setophaga fusca
  219. Yellow warbler – Setophaga petechia
  220. Chestnut-sided warbler – Setophaga pensylvanica
  221. Yellow-throated warbler – Setophaga dominica
  222. Black-throated green warbler – Setophaga virens
  223. Rufous-capped warbler – Basileuterus rufifrons
  224. Golden-crowned warbler – Basileuterus culicivorus
  225. Costa Rican warbler Basileuterus melanotis
  226. Buff-rumped warblerMyiothlypis fulvicauda
  227. Canada warbler – Cardellina canadensis
  228. Wilson’s warbler – Cardellina pusilla
  229. Slate-throated redstart – Myioborus miniatus
  230. Dusky-faced tanagerMitrospingus cassinii
  231. Summer tanager – Piranga rubra
  232. Scarlet tanager – Piranga olivacea
  233. Rose-breasted grosbeak – Pheucticus ludovicianus
  234. Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
  235. White-shouldered tanagerTachyphonus luctuosus
  236. White-lined tanager – Tachyphonus rufus
  237. Crimson-collared tanager – Ramphocelus sanguinolentus
  238. Scarlet-rumped tanager – Ramphocelus passerinii
  239. Blue-gray tanager – Thraupis episcopus
  240. Palm tanager – Thraupis palmarum 
  241. Speckled tanagerIxothraupis guttata
  242. Golden-hooded tanager – Tangara larvata
  243. Bay-headed tanagerTangara gyrola
  244. Silver-throated tanager – Tangara icterocephala
  245. Scarlet-thighed dacnisDacnis venusta
  246. Green honeycreeperChlorophanes spiza
  247. Slaty flowerpiercer – Diglossa plumbea
  248. Blue-black grassquitVolatinia jacarina
  249. Thick-billed seed-finch – Oryzoborus funereus
  250. Variable seedeater – Sporophila americana
  251. Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
  252. Yellow-faced grassquit – Tiaris olivaceus
  253. Buff-throated saltator – Saltator maximus
  254. Black-headed saltator – Saltator atriceps
  255. Cinnamon-bellied saltator – Saltator coerulescens

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