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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Jan-Dec, 1900-2022

Costa Rica

Updated ~23 hr(s) ago.

913 species (+204 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Highland Tinamou
Great Tinamou
Little Tinamou
Slaty-breasted Tinamou
Thicket Tinamou
tinamou sp.
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Greater White-fronted Goose
Comb Duck
Orinoco Goose
Muscovy Duck
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
Mandarin Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Cinnamon Teal
Blue-winged x Cinnamon Teal (hybrid)
Blue-winged/Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
American Wigeon
Mallard
Mallard (Domestic type)
Muscovy Duck x Mallard (hybrid)
American Wigeon x Mallard (hybrid)
White-cheeked Pintail
Northern Pintail
Mallard x Northern Pintail (hybrid)
Green-winged Teal
Blue-winged x Green-winged Teal (hybrid)
teal sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Canvasback
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Greater/Lesser Scaup
Aythya sp.
Hooded Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Masked Duck
Ruddy Duck
duck sp.
Plain Chachalaca
Gray-headed Chachalaca
chachalaca sp.
Crested Guan
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black Guan
Great Curassow
Cracidae sp.
Tawny-faced Quail
Buffy-crowned Wood-Partridge
Crested Bobwhite
Marbled Wood-Quail
Black-eared Wood-Quail
Black-breasted Wood-Quail
Spotted Wood-Quail
new world quail sp.
Indian Peafowl (Domestic type)
Red Junglefowl (Domestic type)
Least Grebe
Pied-billed Grebe
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rock Pigeon
Columba sp.
Pale-vented Pigeon
Scaled Pigeon
White-crowned Pigeon
Red-billed Pigeon
Band-tailed Pigeon
Ruddy Pigeon
Short-billed Pigeon
Patagioenas sp.
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Inca Dove
Common Ground Dove
Plain-breasted Ground Dove
Ruddy Ground Dove
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common/Ruddy Ground Dove
ground dove/Inca Dove
Blue Ground Dove
Maroon-chested Ground Dove
Ruddy Quail-Dove
Violaceous Quail-Dove
Olive-backed Quail-Dove
White-tipped Dove
Gray-chested Dove
Gray-headed Dove
Leptotila sp.
Buff-fronted Quail-Dove
Purplish-backed Quail-Dove
Chiriqui Quail-Dove
quail-dove sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
pigeon/dove sp.
Greater Ani
Smooth-billed Ani
Groove-billed Ani
Smooth-billed/Groove-billed Ani
Striped Cuckoo
Pheasant Cuckoo
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo
Rufous-vented Ground-Cuckoo
Squirrel Cuckoo
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-billed/Pearly-breasted Cuckoo
Mangrove Cuckoo
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Cocos Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-billed/Black-billed Cuckoo
cuckoo sp. (Cuculidae sp.)
Lesser Nighthawk
Common Nighthawk
nighthawk sp.
Short-tailed Nighthawk
Common Pauraque
White-tailed Nightjar
Ocellated Poorwill
Chuck-will's-widow
Rufous Nightjar
Eastern Whip-poor-will
Dusky Nightjar
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Antrostomus sp.
nightjar sp.
Great Potoo
Common Potoo
Northern Potoo
potoo sp.
Oilbird
Black Swift
White-chinned Swift
Spot-fronted Swift
Cypseloides sp.
Chestnut-collared Swift
White-collared Swift
Chimney Swift
Vaux's Swift
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Chimney/Vaux's Swift
Gray-rumped Swift
Costa Rican Swift
Chaetura sp.
Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift
Great Swallow-tailed Swift
large swift sp.
small swift sp.
swift sp.
White-necked Jacobin
White-tipped Sicklebill
Bronzy Hermit
Band-tailed Barbthroat
Green Hermit
Long-billed Hermit
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Stripe-throated Hermit
hermit sp.
Green-fronted Lancebill
Brown Violetear
Lesser Violetear
Purple-crowned Fairy
Green-breasted Mango
Veraguan Mango
mango sp.
Green Thorntail
Rufous-crested Coquette
Black-crested Coquette
White-crested Coquette
Green-crowned Brilliant
Talamanca Hummingbird
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Long-billed Starthroat
Plain-capped Starthroat
Long-billed/Plain-capped Starthroat
Fiery-throated Hummingbird
White-bellied Mountain-gem
Purple-throated Mountain-gem
White-throated Mountain-gem
Purple-throated/White-throated Mountain-gem
Magenta-throated Woodstar
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Volcano Hummingbird
Scintillant Hummingbird
Selasphorus sp.
Canivet's Emerald
Garden Emerald
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Riccordia/Cynanthus/Chlorostilbon sp.
Violet-headed Hummingbird
Violet Sabrewing
Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer
Crowned Woodnymph
Snowcap
Coppery-headed Emerald
White-tailed Emerald
Stripe-tailed Hummingbird
Black-bellied Hummingbird
Scaly-breasted Hummingbird
Blue-vented Hummingbird
Blue-tailed Hummingbird
Snowy-bellied Hummingbird
Cinnamon Hummingbird
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
Mangrove Hummingbird
Sapphire-throated Hummingbird
Blue-chested Hummingbird
Charming Hummingbird
Blue-throated Goldentail
hummingbird sp.
Mangrove Rail
Colombian Crake
Paint-billed Crake
Spotted Rail
Uniform Crake
Rufous-necked Wood-Rail
Russet-naped Wood-Rail
Gray-cowled Wood-Rail
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Russet-naped/Gray-cowled Wood-Rail
Sora
Common Gallinule
American Coot
Purple Gallinule
Ocellated Crake
Yellow-breasted Crake
Ruddy Crake
White-throated Crake
Gray-breasted Crake
Sungrebe
Limpkin
Double-striped Thick-knee
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
American Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden-Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
American/Pacific Golden-Plover (Lesser Golden-Plover)
Black-bellied Plover/golden-plover sp.
Southern Lapwing
Collared Plover
Snowy Plover
Wilson's Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Piping Plover
Killdeer
small plover sp.
plover sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Northern Jacana
Wattled Jacana
Northern x Wattled Jacana (hybrid)
Upland Sandpiper
Whimbrel
Long-billed Curlew
curlew sp.
Hudsonian Godwit
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Surfbird
Ruff
Stilt Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sanderling
Dunlin
Baird's Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper
peep sp.
Calidris sp.
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wilson's Snipe
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Red-necked/Red Phalarope
phalarope sp.
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Wandering Tattler