skip to content

Explore Species

Browse by Taxonomy

Red-legged Honeycreeper
Collared Aracari
Swallow-tailed Kite
Pacific Parrotlet
Orange-breasted Falcon
Green Violetear
Silver-throated Tanager
Scarlet-thighed Dacnis
Azure-hooded Jay
American Pygmy Kingfisher
Purple-throated Mountain-gem
Red-legged Thrush
Inca Tern
Red-legged Honeycreeper
Silver-throated Tanager
Boat-billed Heron
Next

Contribute

Become an Author. Help build the world's best resource for Neotropical Birds. Contribute text, photos, audio, video, maps, translations, and sightings.

 

Highlights
Map

Interactive Range Maps

Each species account includes at least one dynamic, interactive range map. Maps are based on data from Robert Ridgely and NatureServe.

Try these sample accounts:

Neotropical News

A brief review of some of the important species-level changes that are incorporated in the 2014 revisions to the eBird/Clements Checklist.
February 14-17 (Friday to Monday) is the 17th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). To participate, just go birding during this timeframe and make sure to enter your checklists in eBird.
Twenty years after field ornithologist Ted Parker's death, friends and colleagues pay tribute to Ted and his legacy.
Thousands of new images are now visible for most species cataloged in Neotropical Birds Online, thanks to a slideshow gallery ported into each account that scrolls through images found in our Neotropical Birds Online flickr group.
Site Updates

31 October 2014

New complete species accounts for Slaty-tailed Trogon (Trogon massena), contributed by Daniel Horton; for Gray-naped Antpitta (Grallaria griseonucha), contributed by Harold F. Greeney; for Pale-headed Brush-Finch (Atlapetes pallidiceps), contributed by Niels Krabbe and Mery Juiña; and for Yucatan Nightjar (Antrostomus badius), contributed by M.C. Arizmendi, C. Rodríguez-Flores,C. Soberanes-González, B. Behrstock, Aimee Van Tatenhove, and Thomas S. Schulenberg.

24 October 2014

New complete species accounts for Violaceous Euphonia (Euphonia violacea), contributed by Deniz Martinez; for Yellow-breasted Antpitta (Grallaria flavotincta), contributed by Harold F. Greeney; for White-browed Antpitta (Hylopezus ochroleucus), contributed by Harold F. Greeney; and for Tawny-collared Nightjar (Antrostomus salvini), contributed by M.C. Arizmendi, C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González, Andy Johnson, Jake Sousa, and Thomas S. Schulenberg. Also, the the account of Foothill Elaenia (Myiopagis olallai) was updated to incorporate recently published information on this species.

17 October 2014

New complete species accounts for Rufous-necked Wood-Rail (Aramides axillaris), contributed by Emma Boyer; for Cundinamarca Antpitta (Grallaria kaestneri), contributed by Harold F. Greeney; and for Urrao Antpitta (Grallaria urraoensis), contributed by Harold F. Greeney.

10 October 2014

New complete species accounts for Bicolored Antpitta (Grallaria rufocinerea), contributed by Harold F. Greeney; for White-tipped Swift (Aeronautes montivagus), contributed by Rachel Wallace; and for Masked Antpitta (Hylopezus auricularis), contributed by Harold F. Greeney.

Recently Completed Accounts

		Trogon massena
Slaty-tailed Trogon
Trogon massena

		Grallaria griseonucha
Gray-naped Antpitta
Grallaria griseonucha

		Atlapetes pallidiceps
Pale-headed Brush-Finch
Atlapetes pallidiceps

		Caprimulgus badius
Yucatan Nightjar
Antrostomus badius

		Euphonia violacea
Violaceous Euphonia
Euphonia violacea

		Grallaria flavotincta
Yellow-breasted Antpitta
Grallaria flavotincta

		Hylopezus ochroleucus
White-browed Antpitta
Hylopezus ochroleucus

		Caprimulgus salvini
Tawny-collared Nightjar
Antrostomus salvini

		Aramides axillaris
Rufous-necked Wood-Rail
Aramides axillaris

		Grallaria kaestneri
Cundinamarca Antpitta
Grallaria kaestneri

		Grallaria urraoensis
Urrao Antpitta
Grallaria urraoensis

		Grallaria rufocinerea
Bicolored Antpitta
Grallaria rufocinerea

		Aeronautes montivagus
White-tipped Swift
Aeronautes montivagus

		Hylopezus auricularis
Masked Antpitta
Hylopezus auricularis

		Hylopezus dives
Thicket Antpitta
Hylopezus dives

		Cypseloides cherriei
Spot-fronted Swift
Cypseloides cherriei

		Conopophaga aurita
Chestnut-belted Gnateater
Conopophaga aurita

		Uropsalis segmentata
Swallow-tailed Nightjar
Uropsalis segmentata

		Cyphorhinus phaeocephalus
Song Wren
Cyphorhinus phaeocephalus

		Pittasoma michleri
Black-crowned Antpitta
Pittasoma michleri

		Cypseloides fumigatus
Sooty Swift
Cypseloides fumigatus

		Streptoprocne biscutata
Biscutate Swift
Streptoprocne biscutata

		Cathartes burrovianus
Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture
Cathartes burrovianus

		Caprimulgus rufus
Rufous Nightjar
Antrostomus rufus

		Dendrortyx barbatus
Bearded Wood-Partridge
Dendrortyx barbatus

		Uropsalis lyra
Lyre-tailed Nightjar
Uropsalis lyra

		Nomonyx dominicus
Masked Duck
Nomonyx dominicus

		Ergaticus ruber
Red Warbler
Cardellina rubra

		Phylloscartes kronei
Restinga Tyrannulet
Phylloscartes kronei

		Catharus fuscater
Slaty-backed Nightingale-Thrush
Catharus fuscater