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Among the 230+ species of birds collectively seen on the Cozumel / Yucatan route on past trips are the following.  This list does not include every species possible on the route and as usual, contains common, less common, and fairly rare species.

Thicket tinamou
Plain chachalaca
Ocellated turkey
Black-throated bobwhite
Least grebe
American flamingo
Bare-throated tiger-heron
Boat-billed heron
Roseate spoonbill
Wood stork
Lesser yellow-headed vulture
Bicolored hawk
Roadside hawk
Short-tailed hawk
Gray hawk
Zone-tailed hawk
Black hawk-eagle
Collared forest-falcon
Laughing falcon
Bat falcon
Ruddy crake
Spotted rail
Purple gallinule
Wilson's snipe
Ruddy turnstone
Northern jacana
Laughing gull
Lesser black-backed gull
Sandwich tern
Black skimmer
White-crowned pigeon
Red-billed pigeon
Scaled pigeon
White-tipped dove
Caribbean dove
Olive-throated parakeet
White-fronted parrot
Yellow-lored parrot
Squirrel cuckoo
Smooth-billed ani
Groove-billed ani
Mottled owl
Ferruginous pygmy owl
Vermiculated screech-owl
Great-horned owl
Common pauraque
Vaux's swift
Wedge-tailed sabrewing
Green-breasted mango
White-bellied emerald
Canivetís emerald
Cozumel emerald
Mexican sheartail
Buff-bellied hummingbird
Cinnamon hummingbird  
Ruby-throated hummingbird
Black-headed trogon
Gartered (Violaceous) trogon
Lesson's (Blue-crowned) motmot
Turquoise-browed motmot
Ringed kingfisher
Green kingfisher
Collared aracari
Keel-billed toucan
Yucatan woodpecker
Golden-fronted woodpecker
Golden-olive woodpecker
Yellow-bellied sapsucker
Lineated woodpecker
Pale-billed woodpecker
Ruddy woodcreeper
Olivaceous woodcreeper
Northern barred-woodcreeper
Ivory-billed woodcreeper
Barred antshrike
Black-faced antthrush
Greenish elaenia
Yellow-bellied elaenia
Caribbean elaenia
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Northern bentbill
Eye-ringed flatbill
Yellow-olive flycatcher
Sepia-capped flycatcher
Stub-tailed spadebill
Tropical pewee
Yellow-bellied flycatcher
Least flycatcher
Bright-rumped attila
Yucatan flycatcher
Brown-crested flycatcher
Great kiskadee
Boat-billed flycatcher
Social flycatcher
Tropical kingbird
Couchís kingbird
Rose-throated becard
Masked tityra
Black-crowned tityra
White-eyed vireo
Mangrove vireo
Yellow-throated vireo
Cozumel vireo
Yucatan vireo
Lesser greenlet
Rufous-browed peppershrike
Green jay
Brown jay
Yucatan jay
Cave swallow
Mangrove swallow
Ridgeway's (northern) rough-winged swallow
Yucatan wren
Spot-breasted wren
Carolina (white-browed) wren
White-breasted wood-wren
White-bellied wren
Long-billed gnatwren
Tropical gnatcatcher
Wood thrush
Clay-colored robin
Black catbird
Tropical mockingbird
Blue-winged warbler
Black-and-white warbler
Northern parula
Tennessee warbler
Palm warbler
Magnolia warbler
Black-throated green warbler
Cape May warbler
Yellow-throated warbler
Black-and-white warbler
Worm-eating warbler
Kentucky warbler
Hooded warbler
Red-crowned ant-tanager
Red-throated ant-tanager
Rose-throated tanager
Blue-gray tanager
Yellow-winged tanager
Red-legged honeycreeper
Blue-black grassquit
White-collared seedeater
Yellow-faced grassquit
Olive sparrow
Green-backed sparrow
Grayish saltator
Black-headed saltator
Western spindalis
Rose-breasted grosbeak
Blue bunting
Indigo bunting
Painted bunting
Melodious blackbird
Altamira oriole
Orange oriole
Black-cowled oriole
Orchard oriole
Hooded oriole
Yellow-backed oriole
Yellow-tailed oriole
Baltimore oriole
Yellow-billed cacique
Yellow-throated euphonia
Scrub euphonia

Last updated: February 12, 2018.