Christmas Bird Count Los Andes 2007

Cayaya Birding organized the first Audubon Christmas Bird Count on Atitlan Volcano on 14 December 2007. The group counting birds at Los Andes was led by Daniel Tenez.

Christmas Bird Count Los Andes 2007

A total of 49 species were detected. Flagship-species of the Los Andes Reserve are Resplendent Quetzal (6 birds counted) and Azure-rumped Tanager (21 birds counted).

It follows a list of species and numbers of individuals recorded during the First Christmas Bird Count in Los Andes Reserve (Nomenclature according to AOU 1998 and supplements, most recent update AOU 2007).

  1. Crested Guan Penelope purpurascens 1
  2. Highland Guan Penelopina nigra 1
  3. Spotted Wood-Quail Odontophorus guttatus 6
  4. Singing Quail Dactylortyx thoracicus 1
  5. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus 5
  6. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura 2
  7. Gray Hawk Buteo nitidus 1
  8. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis 1
  9. American Kestrel Falco sparverius 1
  10. Red-billed Pigeon Patagioenas flavirostris 1
  11. Pacific Parakeet Aratinga strenua 48
  12. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus 1
  13. Common Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis 3
  14. Vaux's Swift Chaetura vauxi 100
  15. Emerald-chinned Hummingbird Abeillia abeillei 1
  16. Berylline Hummingbird Amazilia beryllina 2
  17. Blue-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia cyanura 1
  18. Green-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis viridipallens 1
  19. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris 1
  20. Mountain Trogon Trogon mexicanus 1
  21. Collared Trogon Trogon collaris 1
  22. Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno 6
  23. Blue-throated Motmot Aspatha gularis 1
  24. Emerald Toucanet Aulacorhynchus prasinus 5
  25. Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons 2
  26. Golden-olive Woodpecker Piculus rubiginosus 1
  27. Scaly-throated Foliage-gleaner Anabacerthia variegaticeps 1
  28. Spotted Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus erythropygius 1
  29. Social Flycatcher Myiozetetes similis 10
  30. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius 4
  31. Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus 1
  32. Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyaneus 1
  33. Plain Wren Thryothorus modestus 1
  34. House Wren Troglodytes aedon 1
  35. Gray-breasted Wood-Wren Henicorhina leucophrys 2
  36. Brown-backed Solitaire Myadestes occidentalis 4
  37. Spotted Nightingale-Thrush Catharus dryas 1
  38. Clay-colored Robin Turdus grayi 1
  39. White-throated Robin Turdus assimilis 1
  40. Townsend's Warbler Dendroica townsendi 4
  41. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia 1
  42. Slate-throated Redstart Myioborus miniatus 2
  43. Golden-crowned Warbler Basileuterus culicivorus 6
  44. Golden-browed Warbler Basileuterus belli 1
  45. Common Bush-Tanager Chlorospingus ophthalmicus 9
  46. Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi 21
  47. Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus 6
  48. Scrub Euphonia Euphonia affinis 1
  49. Blue-crowned Chlorophonia Chlorophonia occipitalis 1

References

AOU (1998) The American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds. 7th edition. American Ornithologists' Union, Washington, D.C.

AOU (2007) Forty-eighth supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union check-list of North American birds. Auk 124: 1109-1115.

        compiled by Knut Eisermann


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