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Checklist S27003082

 
Location
Reserva de la Biosfera Calakmul--Calakmul, Campeche, MX ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Jan 15, 2016 8:10 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
8 hour(s), 50 minute(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Neil Gilbert
Comments:
Spent the whole day birding the ruins. Spent the morning wandering the main trails and birding from various pyramids. Then, after lunch, we walked a 2k track to a dry laguna. Wrapped up the day sitting atop one of the pyramids.
Species
72 species (+7 other taxa) total
1
Thicket Tinamou
8
Plain Chachalaca
12
Great Curassow
25
Ocellated Turkey
1
Black Vulture
3
Turkey Vulture
2
Roadside Hawk
1
Ruddy Quail-Dove
2
White-tipped Dove
2
pigeon/dove sp.
1
Squirrel Cuckoo
1
Mottled Owl
5
Wedge-tailed Sabrewing
8
White-bellied Emerald
10
Black-headed Trogon
1
Lesson's Motmot
15
Collared Aracari
24
Keel-billed Toucan
6
Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Velasquez's)
1
Lineated Woodpecker
4
Pale-billed Woodpecker
1
Barred Forest-Falcon

Unbelievably lucky encounter--I was squealing trying to attract a gray fox into the open and it flew in and landed 15 feet away at eye level.

10
White-fronted Parrot
3
Olivaceous Woodcreeper
1
Ruddy Woodcreeper
1
woodcreeper sp.
1
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet
1
Ochre-bellied Flycatcher
1
Slate-headed Tody-Flycatcher
2
Eye-ringed Flatbill
1
Yellow-olive Flycatcher
3
Stub-tailed Spadebill
1
Tropical Pewee
1
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
3
Least Flycatcher
2
Empidonax sp.
1
Bright-rumped Attila
1
Dusky-capped Flycatcher
8
Great Crested Flycatcher
3
Brown-crested Flycatcher
5
Myiarchus sp.
1
Great Kiskadee
10
Social Flycatcher
1
Tropical Kingbird
4
Couch's Kingbird
14
Tropical/Couch's Kingbird
6
Masked Tityra
2
Lesser Greenlet
28
White-eyed Vireo
2
Yellow-throated Vireo
20
Brown Jay
10
Yucatan Jay
4
Carolina Wren (White-browed)
6
Spot-breasted Wren
2
White-bellied Wren
2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
5
Swainson's Thrush
50
Wood Thrush
6
Clay-colored Thrush
40
Gray Catbird
5
Ovenbird
12
Black-and-white Warbler
3
Kentucky Warbler
2
Common Yellowthroat
12
Hooded Warbler
15
American Redstart
3
Northern Parula
55
Magnolia Warbler

Abundant. Probably many more.

1
Yellow Warbler
15
Black-throated Green Warbler
18
Summer Tanager
3
Red-throated Ant-Tanager
2
Gray-throated Chat

Pair at an ant swarm on the track to the dry laguna (this track leaves from one of the campamentos were the park employees live, just across from where a large Mercedes truck is parked)

6
Baltimore Oriole
1
new world oriole sp.
4
Melodious Blackbird
5
Scrub Euphonia
15
Yellow-throated Euphonia
30
euphonia sp.

Lots of euphonias in the fruiting trees in the main pyramid complex, most not seen well enough to ID.

 

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Yes