Bird Trip List - Jamiaca ~ March 2005
endemics in bold
GREBES    
  Least Grebe   Tachybaptus dominicus
  Pied-billed Grebe   Podilymbus podiceps
TROPICBIRDS    
  White-tailed Tropicbird   Phaethon lepturus
PELICANS    
  Brown Pelican   Pelecanus occidentalis
FRIGATEBIRDS    
  Magnificent Frigatebird   Fregata magnificens
HERONS, EGRETS    
& BITTERNS    
  Great Blue Heron   Ardea herodias
  Great Egret   Ardea alba
  Reddish Egret   Egretta rufescens
  Tricolored Heron   Egretta tricolor
  Little Blue Heron   Egretta caerulea
  Snowy Egret   Egretta thula
  Cattle Egret   Bubulcus ibis
  Green Heron   Butorides virescens
  Black-crowned Night-Heron   Nycticorax nycticorax
  Least Bittern   Ixobrychus exilis
IBIS AND SPOONBILLS    
  White Ibis   Eudocimus albus
  Glossy Ibis   Plegadis falcinellus
FLAMINGOS    
  Greater Flamingo   Phoenicopterus ruber
DUCKS, GEESE     
& SWANS    
  Fulvous Whistling-Duck   Dendrocygna bicolor
  West Indian Whistling-Duck   Dendrocygna arborea
  Blue-winged Teal   Anas discors
  Masked Duck   Nomonyx dominica
  Ruddy Duck  (LJ only)   Oxyura jamaicensis
NEW WORLD VULTURES    
  Turkey Vulture   Cathartes aura
OSPREY    
  Osprey   Pandion haliaetus
HAWKS, EAGLES     
& KITES    
  Red-tailed Hawk   Buteo jamaicensis
FALCONS & CARACARAS    
  American Kestrel   Falco sparverius
  Merlin   Falco columbarius
  Peregrine Falcon   Falco peregrinus
RAILS, GALLINULES    
& COOTS    
  Sora   Porzana carolina
  Purple Gallinule   Porphyrula martinica
  Common Moorhen   Gallinula chloropus
  American Coot   Fulica americana
JACANAS    
  Northern Jacana   Jacana spinosa
AVOCETS AND STILTS    
  Black-necked Stilt   Himantopus mexicanus
PLOVERS & LAPWINGS    
  Killdeer   Charadrius vociferus
SANDPIPERS    
  Wilson's Snipe   (MQS only)   Gallinago delicata
  Greater Yellowlegs   Tringa melanoleuca
  Lesser Yellowlegs   Tringa flavipes
  Solitary Sandpiper   Tringa solitaria
  Spotted Sandpiper   Actitis macularia
  Ruddy Turnstone   Arenaria interpres
  Least Sandpiper   Calidris minutilla
GULLS    
  Laughing Gull   Larus atricilla
TERNS    
  Caspian Tern   Sterna caspia
  Sandwich Tern   Sterna sandvicensis
  Royal Tern   Sterna maxima
PIGEONS AND DOVES    
  Rock Dove   Columba livia
  White-crowned Pigeon   Columba leucocephala
  Ring-tailed Pigeon   Columba caribaea
  Mourning Dove   Zenaida macroura
  Zenaida Dove   Zenaida aurita
  White-winged Dove   Zenaida asiatica
  Common Ground-Dove   Columbina passerina
  Caribbean Dove   Leptotila jamaicensis
  Crested Quail-Dove   Geotrygon versicolor
  Ruddy Quail-Dove   Geotrygon montana
PARROTS    
  Olive-throated Parakeet   Aratinga nana
  Yellow-billed Parrot   Amazona collaria
  Black-billed Parrot   Amazona agilis
CUCKOOS    
  Jamaican Lizard-Cuckoo   Saurothera vetula
  Chestnut-bellied Cuckoo   Hyetornis pluvialis
  Smooth-billed Ani   Crotophaga ani
BARN-OWLS    
  Barn Owl   Tyto alba
OWLS    
  Jamaican Owl   Pseudoscops grammicus
SWIFTS    
  White-collared Swift   Streptoprocne zonaris
  Antillean Palm-Swift   Tachornis phoenicobia
HUMMINGBIRDS    
  Jamaican Mango   Anthracothorax mango
  Red-billed Streamertail   Trochilus polytmus
  Black-billed Streamertail   Trochilus scitulus
  Vervain Hummingbird   Mellisuga minima
KINGFISHERS    
  Belted Kingfisher   Ceryle alcyon
TODIES    
  Jamaican Tody   Todus todus
WOODPECKERS    
  Jamaican Woodpecker   Melanerpes radiolatus
  Yellow-bellied Sapsucker   Sphyrapicus varius
TYRANT FLYCATCHERS    
  Jamaican Elaenia   Myiopagis cotta
  Jamaican Pewee   Contopus pallidus
  Sad Flycatcher   Myiarchus barbirostris
  Rufous-tailed Flycatcher   Myiarchus validus
  Stolid Flycatcher   Myiarchus stolidus
  Gray Kingbird   Tyrannus dominicensis
  Loggerhead Kingbird   Tyrannus caudifasciatus
  Jamaican Becard   Pachyramphus niger
SWALLOWS    
  No. Rough-winged Swallow   Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  Cave Swallow   Petrochelidon fulva
  Barn Swallow   Hirundo rustica
MOCKINGBIRDS AND     
THRASHERS    
  Gray Catbird   Dumetella carolinensis
  Bahama Mockingbird   Mimus gundlachii
  Northern Mockingbird   Mimus polyglottos
THRUSHES    
  Rufous-throated Solitaire   Myadestes genibarbis
  White-eyed Thrush   Turdus jamaicensis
  White-chinned Thrush   Turdus aurantius
CROWS AND JAYS    
  Jamaican Crow   Corvus jamaicensis
STARLINGS    
  European Starling   Sturnus vulgaris
VIREOS AND ALLIES    
  Jamaican Vireo   Vireo modestus
  Blue Mountain Vireo   Vireo osburni
  Black-whiskered Vireo   Vireo altiloquus
WOOD WARBLERS    
  Northern Parula   Parula americana
  Yellow Warbler   Dendroica petechia
  Cape May Warbler   Dendroica tigrina
  Black-throated Blue Warbler   Dendroica caerulescens
  Yellow-rumped Warbler   Dendroica coronata
  Black-throated Green Warbler   Dendroica virens
  Prairie Warbler   Dendroica discolor
  Arrow-headed Warbler   Dendroica pharetra
  Louisiana Waterthrush  (MQS only)   Seiurus motacilla
  Black-and-white Warbler   Mniotilta varia
  American Redstart   Setophaga ruticilla
  Worm-eating Warbler   Helmitheros vermivorus
  Ovenbird   Seiurus aurocapillus
  Common Yellowthroat   Geothlypis trichas
BANANAQUIT    
  Bananaquit   Coereba flaveola
TANAGERS AND ALLIES    
  Jamaican Spindalis   Spindalis nigricephala
  Jamaican Euphonia   Euphonia jamaica
BUNTINGS, SEEDEATERS    
& ALLIES    
  Yellow-faced Grassquit   Tiaris olivacea
  Black-faced Grassquit   Tiaris bicolor
  Yellow-shouldered Grassquit   Loxipasser anoxanthus
  Orangequit   Euneornis campestris
  Greater Antillean Bullfinch   Loxigilla violacea
  Saffron Finch   Sicalis flaveola
SPARROWS, TOWHEES    
& JUNCOS    
  Grasshopper Sparrow  (LCJ only)   Ammodramus savannarum
BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES,     
GRACKLES ETC.    
  Jamaican Blackbird   Nesopsar nigerrimus
  Greater Antillean Grackle   Quiscalus niger
  Jamaican Oriole   Icterus leucopteryx
     
     
TOTAL SPECIES:   124
(all 29 endemics seen - other 
2 are believed to be extinct)

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