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Bird List, Trinidad & Tobago

September 12 - 24, 1987
Leader: Bill Murphy


Little TinamouCrypturellus soui
Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicus
Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Red-billed TropicbirdPhaethon aethereus
Brown BoobySula leucogaster
Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis
AnhingaAnhinga anhinga
Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens
Great EgretCasmerodius albus
Snowy EgretEgretta thula
Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Green-backed HeronButorides striatus
Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax violaceus
Boat-billed HeronCochlearius cochlearius
Scarlet IbisEudocimus ruber
Fulvous Whistling-DuckDendrocygna bicolor
Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalis
White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis
Blue-winged TealAnas discors
Black VultureCoragyps atratus
Turkey VultureCathartes aura
OspreyPandion haliaetus
White HawkLeucopternis albicollis
Common Black-HawkButeogallus anthracinus
Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalis
Gray HawkButeo nitidus
Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatus
Yellow-headed CaracaraMilvago chimachima
Bat FalconFalco rufigularis
Rufous-vented ChachalacaOrtalis ruficauda
Clapper RailRallus longirostris
Gray-necked Wood-RailAramides cajanea
Purple GallinulePorphyula martinica
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus
LimpkinAramus guarauna
Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
Lesser Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
Collared PloverCharadrius collaris
Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus
Wattled JacanaJacana jacana
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
WilletCatoptrophorus semipalmatus
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularis
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
SanderlingCalidris alba
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
Western SandpiperCalidris mauri
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
Laughing GullLarus atricilla
Large-billed TernPhaetusa simplex
Gull-billed TernSterna nilotica
Royal TernSterna maxima
Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensis
Roseate TernSterna dougallii
Common TernSterna hirundo
Least TernSterna antillarum
Sooty TernSterna fuscata
Yellow-billed TernSterna superciliaris
Black TernChlidonias niger
Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Black SkimmerRynchops niger
Rock DoveColumba livia
Scaled PigeonColumba speciosa
Pale-vented PigeonColumba cayennensis
Eared DoveZenaida auriculata
Ruddy Ground-DoveColumbina talpacoti
White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montana
Red-bellied MacawAra manilata
Green-rumped ParrotletForpus passerinus
Lilac-tailed ParrotletTouit batavica
Orange-winged ParrotAmazona amazonica
Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana
Little CuckooPiaya minuta
Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
Striped CuckooTapera naevia
Tropical Screech-OwlOtus choliba
Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianum
OilbirdSteatornis caripensis
Common PotooNyctibius griseus
Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennis
White-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus cayennensis
White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
Gray-rumped SwiftChaetura cinereiventris
Band-rumped SwiftChaetura spinicauda
Short-tailed SwiftChaetura brachyura
Fork-tailed Palm-SwiftReinarda squamata
Rufous-breasted HermitGlaucis hirsuta
Green HermitPhaethornis guy
Little HermitPhaethornis loguemareus
Green-throated MangoAnthracothorax viridugula
Black-throated MangoAnthracothorax nigricollis
Ruby-topaz HummingbirdChrysolampis mosquitus
Tufted CoquetteLophornis ornata
Blue-chinned SapphireChlorestes notatus
White-chested EmeraldAmazilia chionopectus
Copper-rumped HummingbirdAmazilia tobaci
Long-billed StarthroatHeliomaster longirostris
Violaceous TrogonTrogon violaceus
White-tailed TrogonTrogon viridis
Green KingfisherChloroceryle americana
Blue-crowned MotmotMotmotus momota
Rufous-tailed JacamarGalbula ruficauda
Channel-billed ToucanRamphastos vitellinus
Golden-olive WoodpeckerPiculus rubiginosus
Chestnut WoodpeckerCeleus elegans
Red-crowned WoodpeckerMelanerpes rubricapillus
Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatus
Red-rumped WoodpeckerVeniliornis kirkii
Plain-brown WoodcreeperDendrocincla fuliginosa
Olivaceous WoodcreeperSittasomus griseicapillus
Straight-billed WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus picus
Buff-throated WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus guttatus
Pale-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albescens
Yellow-throated SpinetailCerthiaxis cinnamomea
Great AntshrikeTaraba major
Black-crested AntshrikeSakesphorus canadensis
Barred AntshrikeThamnophilus doliatus
White-flanked AntwrenMyrmotherula axillaris
White-fringed AntwrenFormicivora grisea
Silvered AntbirdSclateria naevia
White-bellied AntbirdMyrmeciza longipes
Black-faced AntthrushFormicarius analis
Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet        Camptostoma obsoletum
Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster
Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineus
Yellow-breasted FlycatcherTolmomyias flaviventris
Tropical PeweeConotopus cinereus
Euler's FlycatcherEmpidonax euleri
Fuscous FlycatcherCnemotriccus fuscatus
Pied Water-TyrantFluvicola pica
White-headed Marsh-TyrantFluvicola leucocephala
Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer
Brown-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus tyrannulus
Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua
Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatus
Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensis
Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana
Black-tailed TityraTityra cayana
White-bearded ManakinManacus manacus
Blue-backed ManakinChiroxiphia lanceolata
Golden-headed ManakinPipra erythrocephala
Bearded BellbirdProcnias averano
Caribbean MartinProgne dominicensis
Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybea
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Rufous-breasted WrenThryothorus rutilus
House WrenTroglodytes aedon
Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurus
Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimus
Yellow-legged ThrushPlatycichla flavipes
Cocoa ThrushTurdus fumigatus
Bare-eyed ThrushTurdus nudigenis
White-necked ThrushTurdus albicollis
Tropical MockingbirdMimus gilvus
Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis
Chivi VireoVireo olivaceus chivi
Golden-fronted GreenletHylophilus aurantiifrons
Scrub GreenletHylophilus flavipes
Tropical ParulaParula pitiayumi
Yellow WarblerDendroica petechia
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
Northern WaterthrushSeiurus noveboracensis
Golden-crowned WarblerBasileuterus culicivorus
Blue DacnisDacnis cayana
Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spiza
Purple HoneycreeperCyanerpes caeruleus
Red-legged HoneycreeperCyanerpes cyaneus
Bicolored ConebillConirostrum bicolor
BananaquitCoereba flaveola
White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufus
Red-crowned Ant-TanagerHabia rubica
Silver-beaked TanagerRamphocelus carbo
Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
Trinidad EuphoniaEuphonia trinitatis
Violaceous EuphoniaEuphonia violocea
Turquoise TanagerTangara mexicana
Speckled TanagerTangara guttata
Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrola
Grayish SaltatorSaltator coerulescens
Red-capped CardinalParoaria gularis
Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
Ruddy-breasted SeedeaterSporophila minuta
Black-faced GrassquitTiaris bicolor
Yellow-hooded BlackbirdAgelaius icterocephalus
Carib GrackleQuiscalus lugubris
Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus cela
Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanus
Giant CowbirdScaphidura oryzivora
Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
Red-breasted BlackbirdSturnella militaris
Yellow OrioleIcterus nigrogularis

Total number of species: 205 (ties record set in 1983)