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Among the almost 400 species of birds collectively seen in Belize along our route on past trips are the following.  As usual, some are common, some less common, and some fairly rare.

Great tinamou
Little tinamou
Slaty-breasted tinamou
Thicket tinamou
Bare-throated tiger-heron
Agami heron
Boat-billed heron
Roseate spoonbill
Wood stork
Lesser yellow-headed vulture
King vulture
Muscovy duck
Gray-headed kite
Hook-billed kite
Snail kite
Double-toothed kite
Bicolored hawk
Black-collared hawk
Crane hawk
White hawk
Great black hawk
Roadside hawk
Short-tailed hawk
Black hawk-eagle
Ornate hawk-eagle
Black-and-white hawk-eagle
Laughing falcon
Bat falcon
Orange-breasted falcon
Aplomado falcon
Plain chachalaca
Crested guan
Great curassow 
Ocellated turkey
Yucatan bobwhite
Ruddy crake
Russet-naped (Gray-necked) wood-rail
Purple gallinule
Northern jacana
Pale-vented pigeon
Short-billed pigeon
Red-billed pigeon
Scaled pigeon
Plain-breasted ground-dove
Blue ground-dove
White-tipped dove
Ruddy quail-dove
Scarlet macaw
Olive-throated parakeet
White-crowned parrot
White-fronted parrot
Yellow-lored parrot
Mealy parrot
Red-lored parrot
Brown-hooded parrot
Yellow-headed parrot
Squirrel cuckoo
Striped cuckoo
Groove-billed ani
Mottled owl
Black-and-white owl
Ferruginous pygmy-owl
Vermiculated screech owl
Stygian owl
Common pauraque
Yucatan nightjar
Northern potoo
White-collared swift
Lesser swallow-tailed swift
Long-billed hermit
Stripe-throated hermit
Wedge-tailed sabrewing
Violet sabrewing
Scaly-breasted hummingbird
Green-breasted mango
White-bellied emerald
White-necked jacobin
Canivetís emerald
Azure-crowned hummingbird
Rufous-tailed hummingbird
Buff-bellied hummingbird
Purple-crowned fairy
Ruby-throated hummingbird
Black-headed trogon
Gartered (Violaceous) trogon
Slaty-tailed trogon
Collared trogon
Tody motmot
Blue-crowned motmot
Keel-billed motmot
Ringed kingfisher
Amazon kingfisher
Green kingfisher
American pygmy kingfisher
White-necked puffbird
White-whiskered puffbird
Rufous-tailed jacamar
Northern emerald toucanet
Collared aracari
Keel-billed toucan
Black-cheeked woodpecker
Yucatan woodpecker
Golden-fronted woodpecker
Smoky-brown woodpecker
Golden-olive woodpecker
Chestnut-colored woodpecker
Lineated woodpecker
Pale-billed woodpecker
Rufous-breasted spinetail
Plain xenops
Scaly-throated leaftosser
Tawny-winged woodcreeper
Ruddy woodcreeper
Olivaceous woodcreeper
Wedge-billed woodcreeper
Northern barred-woodcreeper
Ivory-billed woodcreeper
Streak-headed woodcreeper
Buff-throated foliage-gleaner
Barred antshrike
Great antshrike
Dot-winged antwren
Dusky antbird
Plain antvireo
Black-faced antthrush
Greenish elaenia
Yellow-bellied elaenia
Ochre-bellied flycatcher
Northern bentbill
Common tody-flycatcher
Eye-ringed flatbill
Yellow-olive flycatcher
Sepia-capped flycatcher
Stub-tailed spadebill
Royal flycatcher
Sulphur-rumped flycatcher
Ruddy-tailed flycatcher
Tropical pewee
Yellow-bellied tyrannulet
Yellow-bellied flycatcher
Least flycatcher
Bright-rumped attila
Rufous mourner
Yucatan flycatcher
Great kiskadee
Boat-billed flycatcher
Social flycatcher
Tropical kingbird
Couchís kingbird
Scissor-tailed flycatcher
Fork-tailed flycatcher
Rufous mourner
Thrushlike schiffornis
Cinnamon becard
Rose-throated becard
Gray-collared becard
Masked tityra
Black-crowned tityra
Lovely cotinga
White-collared manakin
Red-capped manakin
White-eyed vireo
Mangrove vireo
Yellow-throated vireo
Lesser greenlet
Tawny-crowned greenlet
Rufous-browed peppershrike
Green shrike-vireo
Green jay
Brown jay
Yucatan jay
Mangrove swallow
Band-backed wren
Spot-breasted wren
Carolina (white-browed) wren
White-breasted wood-wren
Plain wren
Long-billed gnatwren
Tropical gnatcatcher
Wood thrush
Clay-colored robin
White-throated robin
Black catbird
Tropical mockingbird
Blue-winged warbler
Golden-winged warbler
Swainson's warbler
Northern parula
Chestnut-sided warbler
Magnolia warbler
Black-throated green warbler
Yellow-throated warbler
Black-and-white warbler
Worm-eating warbler
Kentucky warbler
Gray-crowned yellowthroat
Hooded warbler
Golden-crowned warbler
Rufous-capped warbler
Gray-headed tanager
Black-throated shrike-tanager
Red-crowned ant-tanager
Red-throated ant-tanager
Crimson-collared tanager
Passeriniís tanager
Blue-gray tanager
Yellow-winged tanager
Golden-hooded tanager
Red-legged honeycreeper
Blue-black grassquit
Variable seedeater
White-collared seedeater
Thick-billed seed-finch
Yellow-faced grassquit
Rusty sparrow
Orange-billed sparrow
Olive sparrow
Green-backed sparrow
Grayish saltator
Buff-throated saltator
Black-headed saltator
Black-faced grosbeak
Rose-breasted grosbeak
Blue-black grosbeak
Blue bunting
Indigo bunting
Melodious blackbird
Giant cowbird
Black-cowled oriole
Orchard oriole
Hooded oriole
Yellow-backed oriole
Yellow-tailed oriole
Baltimore oriole
Yellow-billed cacique
Montezuma oropendola
Yellow-throated euphonia
Olive-backed euphonia
Scrub euphonia
Black-headed siskin

Last updated: February 27, 2018.