SURINAME PART THREE:

BACK

SPECIES ACCOUNTS

PART FOUR

 

 

Abbreviations:

 

PP = Peperpot Plantation

WZ = Weg naar Zee

RF = Raleigh Falls & Voltzberg

BB = Brownsberg Nature Park

ST  = Savanna Tour

CT = Cultuurtuin

PL = Plantation trip

OP = Old Paramaribo

 

Between brackets are numbers of birds recorded (h) = heard only

 

 

  1.  

Cinereous tinamou (h)

Heard only at PP

  1.  

Little tinamou (h)

Heard only at ST

  1.  

Red-legged tinamou (h)

Heard only at ST

  1.  

Anhinga (1)

RF during boattrip

  1.  

Brown pelican (1)

WZ

  1.  

Tricoloured heron (1)

WZ

  1.  

Little blue heron (40+)

Common at WZ / PL by Roland

  1.  

Snowy egret (20+)

Common at WZ / PL by Roland

  1.  

Capped heron (3)

RF during boattrip

  1.  

Cocoi heron (6)

WZ & RF during boattrip

  1.  

Great egret (2)

WZ

  1.  

Cattle egret (50+)

Common throughout

  1.  

Striated heron (10+)

Fairly common at WZ / RF / PL

  1.  

Yellow-crowned Night-heron (1)

WZ one juvenile

  1.  

Black-crowned Night-heron (4)

WZ and CT

  1.  

Rufescent Tiger-heron (h)

heard only at ST

  1.  

Green Ibis (7)

RF during boat trip & heard at PP. Also OP by R

  1.  

Black Vulture (100+)

common throughout

  1.  

Turkey Vulture (30+)

fairly common at WZ, RF & ST. PL & OP by R

  1.  

Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture (6)

PP. PL by R

  1.  

Greater Yellow-headed Vulture (20+)

fairly common at RF & ST. Also few at BB

  1.  

King Vulture (2)

BB & RF during boat trip

  1.  

Osprey (8) 

WZ. PL by R

  1.  

Grey-headed Kite (1)

ST

  1.  

Swallow-tailed Kit (7)

fairly common around BB. One at ST

  1.  

Snail Kite (20+)

Common at WZ. PL & OP by R

  1.  

Plumbeous Kite (1)

savannah between BB and airport

  1.  

Long-winged Harrier (1)

WZ

  1.  

Crane Hawk (1)

RF at airstrip

  1.  

White Hawk (1)

RF at trail to Voltzberg

  1.  

Rufous Crab-hawk (1)

WZ

  1.  

Great Black Hawk (1)

ST with large snake in claws

  1.  

Savanna Hawk (2)

near airport

  1.  

Black-collared Hawk (3)

PP & CT. OP by R

  1.  

Grey Hawk (2)

PP & CT

  1.  

Roadside Hawk (5)

common at ST

  1.  

White-tailed Hawk (2)

ST

  1.  

Zone-tailed Hawk (1)

WZ

  1.  

Black Hawk-eagle (h)

heard only at PP

  1.  

Black Caracara (4)

RF during boat trip and at airstrip

  1.  

Red-throated Caracara (5)

RF on Fungu Island. One heard at BB

  1.  

Yellow-headed Caracara (5)

WZ & ST. PL by R

  1.  

Laughing Falcon (2)

RF at airstrip. Heard at PP. Also PP by R

  1.  

Bat Falcon (1)

WZ

  1.  

Little Chachalaca (4)      

RF at airstrip. Heard at ST

  1.  

Marail Guan (4)

RF at airstrip

  1.  

White-headed Piping-guan (3)

RF at airstrip

  1.  

Black Curassow (9)

RF during boat trip & Voltzberg trail

  1.  

Russet-crowned Crake (h)

heard only at ST

  1.  

Grey-winged Trumpeter (12)

BB near restaurant

  1.  

Wattled Jacana (25+)

common at WZ & CT. PL & OP by R

  1.  

Whimbrel (4)        

WZ

  1.  

Greater Yellowlegs (5)

WZ

  1.  

Lesser Yellowlegs (3)

WZ during bird count by R

  1.  

Solitary Sandpiper (1)

OP by R

  1.  

Spotted Sandpiper (200+)

common at WZ. PL by R

  1.  

Willet (6)

WZ

  1.  

Ruddy Turnstone (50+)

common at WZ

  1.  

Short-billed Dowitcher (10)     

WZ

  1.  

Semipalmated Sandpiper (1000+)

Abundant at WZ

  1.  

Least Sandpiper (1)

WZ

  1.  

Pectoral Sandpiper (2)

WZ during bird count by R

  1.  

Grey Plover (100+)

common at WZ

  1.  

Semipalmated Plover (100+)

common at WZ

  1.  

Laughing Gull (10+)

WZ. PL by R

  1.  

Large-billed Tern (6)      

WZ

  1.  

Sandwich Tern (30+)

PL by R

  1.  

Yellow-billed Tern (2)

PL by R

  1.  

Black Skimmer (50+)

WZ common

  1.  

Scaled Pigeon (1)

ST

  1.  

Pale-vented Pigeon (3)

ST

  1.  

Plumbeous Pigeon (1)

RF at lodge. Heard at ST

  1.  

Ruddy Pigeon (3)

BB & CT

  1.  

Common Ground-dove (20+)

RF and common at ST & CT

  1.  

Ruddy Ground-dove (20+)

common at PP & WZ. PL & OP by R

  1.  

White-tipped Dove (1)

RF at Fungu Island

  1.  

Grey-fronted Dove (5)

common at BB

  1.  

Blue-and-Yellow Macaw (7)     

RF during boat trip & at airstrip

  1.  

Scarlet Macaw (30+)

common at RF

  1.  

Red-and-Green Macaw (8)

RF at airstrip

  1.  

Red-bellied Macaw (15)

BB near Tapir Lodge

  1.  

Red-shouldered Macaw (20+)

fairly common at ST

  1.  

White-eyed Parrot (8)

RF airstrip and ST

  1.  

Brown-throated Parakeet (15+)

WZ and RF airstrip. OP by R

  1.  

Painted Parakeet (20+)

fairly common at RF and BB

  1.  

Green-rumped Parrotlet (10+)

PP and WZ. PL by R

  1.  

Golden-winged Parakeet (20+)

RF and BB

  1.  

Blue-headed Parrot (20+)

RF and BB

  1.  

Dusky Parrot (3)

ST

  1.  

Orange-winged Parrot (30+)

common near coast

  1.  

Mealy Amazon (25+)

common at RF airstrip. OP by R

  1.  

Red-fan Parrot (15+)

fairly common at RF

  1.  

Squirrel Cuckoo (10+)

common at most places

  1.  

Little Cuckoo (2)

PP and CT

  1.  

Greater Ani (15+)

fairly common at WZ. OP by R

  1.  

Smooth-billed Ani (40+)

common near coast

  1.  

Striped Cuckoo (h)

heard only at OP by R

  1.  

Crested Owl (1)

RF near lodge

  1.  

Great Potoo (1)

PP One of the best birds of the trip

  1.  

Common Potoo (h)

heard only at ST

  1.  

Short-tailed Nighthawk (1)

ST

  1.  

Lesser Nighthawk (8)

ST and at airport

  1.  

Pauraque (1)

ST

  1.  

White-tailed Nightjar (3)

ST

  1.  

Spot-tailed Nightjar (1)

ST

  1.  

Blackish Nightjar (4)

RF, BB and ST

  1.  

Band-rumped Swift (50+)

common: BB, RF and CT. PL by R

  1.  

Short-tailed Swift (100+)

common near coast

  1.  

Fork-tailed Palm-swift (50+)

one at RF common at ST

  1.  

Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift (3)

BB

  1.  

Long-tailed Hermit (3)

BB and RF

  1.  

Little Hermit (1)

RF at Fungu Island

  1.  

Gray-breasted Sabrewing (3)

PP. OP by R

  1.  

White-necked Jacobin (1)

RF near lodge

  1.  

Green-throated Mango (1)

BB

  1.  

Black-throated Mango (15+)

one at BB, common at CT. PP and PL by R

  1.  

Ruby-topaz Hummingbird (1)

ST

  1.  

Fork-tailed Woodnymph (1)    

ST

  1.  

Rufous-throated Sapphire (1)

ST

  1.  

Green-tailed Goldenthroat (5)

ST

  1.  

White-tailed Goldenthroat (1)

OP by R

  1.  

Glittering-throated Emerald (15+)     

PP and BB. Common at ST. OP by R

  1.  

Plain-bellied Hummingbird (1)

WZ

  1.  

Crimson Topaz (2)

RF at Fungu Island and ST

  1.  

Black-eared Fairy (1)

RF at Fungu Island

  1.  

White-tailed Trogon (3)

BB & PP by R

  1.  

Collared Trogon (h)       

heard only at BB

  1.  

Violaceous Trogon (3)

ST

  1.  

Ringed Kingfisher (5)

RF and ST

  1.  

Amazon Kingfisher (20+)

common along river at RF

  1.  

Green Kingfisher (1)       

CT

  1.  

Green-and-Rufous Kingfisher (1)

OP by R

  1.  

Pygmy Kingfisher (1)

OP by R

  1.  

Blue-crowned Motmot (h)

heard only at BB

  1.  

Yellow-billed Jacamar (4)

BB

  1.  

Green-tailed Jacamar (4)

PP and RF

  1.  

Paradise Jacamar (1)

savannah during drive to Witagron

  1.  

Great Jacamar (1)

RF at Voltzberg trail

  1.  

Pied Puffbird (1)

ST

  1.  

Spotted Puffbird (3)

Heard at PP. OP & PP by R

  1.  

Black Nunbird (2)

RF and during drive to Witagron

  1.  

Swallow-winged Puffbird (30+)

common at RF and ST.

  1.  

Black-spotted Barbet (4)

PP and BB

  1.  

Green Aracari (2)

RF

  1.  

Black-necked Aracari (6)

RF at airstrip. Heard at OP by R

  1.  

Channel-billed Toucan (10+)

common at RF airstrip. Also one at BB

  1.  

White-throated Toucan (3)

RF

  1.  

Arrowhead Piculet (3)

PP and OP by R

  1.  

Blood-coloured Woodpecker (2)

PP and OP by R

  1.  

Golden-collared Woodpecker (2)

BB and CT

  1.  

Yellow-throated Woodpecker (h)

heard only at ST

  1.  

Golden-green Woodpecker (1)

BB

  1.  

Golden-olive Woodpecker (1)

BB

  1.  

Waved Woodpecker (1)

BB

  1.  

Chestnut Woodpecker (1)

RF at airstrip

  1.  

Lineated Woodpecker (1)

RF at airstrip

  1.  

Red-necked Woodpecker (8)

BB and fairly common at RF. OP by R

  1.  

Crimson-crested Woodpecker (2)

RF at airstrip

  1.  

Plain-brown Woodcreeper (4)

RF and BB

  1.  

Wedge-billed Woodcreeper (5)

fairly common at BB

  1.  

Straight-billed Woodcreeper (1)

WZ

  1.  

Chestnut-rumped Woodcreeper (1)

BB

  1.  

Buff-throated Woodcreeper (1)

BB

  1.  

Lineated Woodcreeper (1)

RF

  1.  

Curve-billed Scythebill (1)

BB

  1.  

Pale-breasted Spinetail (1)       

ST

  1.  

Plain-crowned Spinetail (3)

RF. OP by R

  1.  

Ruddy Spinetail (1)        

BB

  1.  

Yellow-throated Spinetail (4)

WZ

  1.  

Point-tailed Palmcreeper (1)

ST

  1.  

Rufous-tailed Foliage-gleaner (1)

RF trail to Voltzberg

  1.  

Plain Xenops (1)

RF trail to Voltzberg

  1.  

Fasciated Antshrike (3)

BB and in savannah

  1.  

Black-throated Antshrike (1)

BB

  1.  

Great Antshrike (h)        

heard only at PP

  1.  

Black-crested Antshrike (7)     

fairly common WZ, RF and BB. Also PP & OP by R

  1.  

Barred Antshrike (h)

ST

  1.  

Mouse-coloured Antshrike (2)

BB

  1.  

Slaty Antshrike (1)

BB

  1.  

Amazonian Antshrike (2)

BB and CT

  1.  

Spot-winged Antshrike (1)

BB

  1.  

Cinereous Antshrike (2)

BB

  1.  

Pygmy Antwren (1)       

ST in forest at Berlijn

  1.  

Streaked Antwren (2)

RF near lodge

  1.  

Grey Antwren (1)

BB

  1.  

Todd’s Antwren (1)

BB

  1.  

Gray Antbird (3)

BB

  1.  

Blackish Antbird (2)

PP

  1.  

Warbling Antbird (3)

BB

  1.  

Black-chinned Antbird (1)

BB

  1.  

Black-headed Antbird (3)

BB

  1.  

Spot-winged Antbird (1) 

BB

  1.  

Silvered Antbird (2)        

OP by R

  1.  

Ferrugineous-backed Antbird (4)

BB (beauty)

  1.  

Black-throated Antbird (2)

PP and ST

  1.  

Boat-billed Tody-tyrant (h)

heard only by R at PP

  1.  

Scale-backed Antbird (1)

BB

  1.  

Spotted Antpitta (h)       

heard only ST

  1.  

Trush-like Antpitta (h)

heard only ST

  1.  

Spotted Tody-flycatcher (2)    

WZ & PL by R

  1.  

Common Tody-flycatcher (8)

RF and CT. PL & OP by R

  1.  

Southern Beardless Tyrannulet (2)

RF at Fungu Island. Heard at PP

  1.  

Forest Elaenia (2)

PP and CT

  1.  

Yellow-bellied Elaenia (1)

CT. Also heard at PP and ST

  1.  

Plain-crested Elaenia (2)

ST

  1.  

Yellow-crowned Elaenia (1)     

OP by R

  1.  

Pale-tipped Tyrannulet (h)

heard only at OP by R

  1.  

Helmeted Pygmy-tyrant (1)    

BB

  1.  

White-crested Spadebill (1)      

BB

  1.  

Fuscous Flycatcher (3)

WZ. OP by R

  1.  

Tropical Pewee (1)

RF near lodge

  1.  

Pied Water-tyrant (15+)

CT and common at WZ. PL & OP by R

  1.  

White-headed Marsh-tyrant (15+)    

CT and common at WZ. PL & OP by R

  1.  

Cinnamon Attila (5)       

BB and CT. Also PP by R

  1.  

Bright-rumped Attila (h)

heard only at BB

  1.  

Swainson’s Flycatcher (1)

BB

  1.  

Short-crested Flycatcher (2)

RF at airstrip

  1.  

Tropical Kingbird (25+)

common near coast and savannah

  1.  

Fork-tailed Flycatcher (3)

CT

  1.  

Grey Kingbird (2)

CT

  1.  

Boat-billed Flycatcher (2)

ST and CT. Also heard at PP

  1.  

White-ringed Flycatcher (2)

PP and CT

  1.  

Streaked Flycatcher (1)

during trip to Witagron

  1.  

Rusty-margined Flycatcher (2)

PP. OP by R

  1.  

Piratic Flycatcher (4)

ST and CT

  1.  

Lesser Kiskadee (15+)

seen at most places in small numbers

  1.  

Great Kiskadee (100+)

very common near coast

  1.  

Cinereous Becard (1)

PP

  1.  

White-winged Becard (1)

OP by R

  1.  

Black-tailed Tityra (1)

ST by Otte in Berlijn forest

  1.  

Trush-like Manakin (2)

BB

  1.  

Golden-headed Manakin (2)    

BB at lek

  1.  

White-bearded Manakin (1)

BB

  1.  

Crimson-hooded Manakin (2)

OP by R (lek)

  1.  

Saffron-crested Tyrant-manakin (1)

ST at lek

  1.  

Screaming Piha (5)        

common at RF and BB

  1.  

Bare-necked Fruitcrow (1)      

RF along river

  1.  

Purple-throated Fruitcrow (4)

ST

  1.  

Capuchin Bird (h)

heard only at BB

  1.  

White Bellbird (h)  

heard only at BB

  1.  

Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock (17)

RF lek near Voltzberg

  1.  

White-winged Swallow (50+)

WZ and common along river to RF. PL by R

  1.  

Grey-breasted Martin (100+)

common near coast

  1.  

White-banded Swallow (20+)

fairly common along river to RF

  1.  

Black-collared Swallow (30+)

RF common

  1.  

Barn Swallow (9)

WZ, RF and ST

  1.  

Tropical Mockingbird (75+)      

very common near coast and savannah

  1.  

Pale-breasted Trush (40+)

common near coast

  1.  

Cocoa Thrush (1)

CT

  1.  

Bare-eyed Thrush (2)

CT. OP by R

  1.  

White-necked Trush (1) 

BB

  1.  

Black-capped Donacobius (2)

CT

  1.  

Coraya Wren (2)  

BB

  1.  

Buff-breasted Wren (4)

WZ and CT. OP by R

  1.  

House Wren (8)

PP, ST and CT. PL by R

  1.  

Musician Wren (h)

heard only BB

  1.  

Tropical Gnatcatcher (10)        

PP, RF and CT. OP by R

  1.  

Grassland Sparrow (3)

ST

  1.  

Variable Seedeater (6)

RF, ST and CT. OP by R

  1.  

Blue-black Grassquit (20+)

OP by R

  1.  

Lined Seedeater (1)

PL by R

  1.  

Bananaquit (15+) 

fairly common at most places

  1.  

Pectoral Sparrow (1)

RF near lodge

  1.  

Red-and-Black Grosbeak (2)

BB

  1.  

Buff-throated Saltator (2)

RF near lodge

  1.  

Grayish Saltator (2)       

CT

  1.  

Black-faced Tanager (4)

ST

  1.  

Hooded Tanager (8)      

PP. OP by R

  1.  

Fulvous Shrike-tanager (3)

BB and ST

  1.  

Flame-crested Tanager (2)

BB

  1.  

Fulvous-crested Tanager (1)

BB

  1.  

White-shouldered Tanager (1)

BB

  1.  

White-lined Tanager (10+)      

CT and common at PP. OP by R

  1.  

Red-shouldered Tanager (6)

ST

  1.  

Silver-beaked Tanager (100+)

common throughout

  1.  

Blue-gray Tanager (50+)

common near coast. Two at RF

  1.  

Palm Tanager (30+)

RF, CT and common at ST. PL & OP by R

  1.  

Finch’s Euphonia (h)

heard only at OP by R

  1.  

Violaceous Euphonia (10+)      

PP, RF, and CT. Fairly common at ST

  1.  

Turquoise Tanager (8)

PP and RF.

  1.  

Bay-headed Tanager (4)

BB

  1.  

Burnished-buff Tanager (2)      

ST

  1.  

Black-faced Dacnis (1)

BB

  1.  

Blue Dacnis (2)

during drive to Witagron

  1.  

Green Honeycreeper (2)

BB

  1.  

Short-billed Honeycreeper (1)

BB

  1.  

Purple Honeycreeper (4)

RF and BB

  1.  

Red-legged Honeycreeper (3)

RF and BB

  1.  

Tropical Parula (2)

BB

  1.  

Yellow Warbler (1)

WZ

  1.  

Red-eyed Vireo (1)

BB

  1.  

Ashy-headed Greenlet (1)

BB. Heard at OP by R

  1.  

Buff-cheeked Greenlet (1)

BB

  1.  

Crested Oropendola (40+)

PP, ST and common at RF. PL & OP by R

  1.  

Green Oropendola (15+)

BB and ST and common at RF

  1.  

Yellow-rumped Cacique (15+)

ST and common at RF. Also PP by R

  1.  

Red-rumped Cacique (11)

ST and during drive to Witagron

  1.  

Moriche Oriole (2)

ST

  1.  

Yellow Oriole (3)

WZ. OP by R

  1.  

Red-breasted Blackbird (25+)

CT and common at WZ. PL by R

  1.  

Eastern Meadowlark (2)

ST

  1.  

Carib Grackle (10)

WZ

  1.  

Shiny Cowbird (6)

RF at airstrip. PL by R

  1.  

Giant Cowbird (50+)     

common along river to RF  

 

Mammal Species:

 

1.

Black Spider Monkey

Ateles Paniscus

heard only at BB

2.

Red Howler Monkey

Alouatta Seniculus

heard often, seen well at RF (airstrip)

3.

White-face Saki

Pithecia Pithecia

BB

4.

Brown Capuchin Monkey

Cebus Apella

BB

5.

Squirrel Monkey

Saimiri Sciureus

fairly common RF, BB & Coast

6.

Red-handed Tamarin

Saguinus Midas

BB

7.

Neotropical Pygmy Squirrel

Sciurillus Pusillus

BB

8.

Guinean Squirrel

Sciurus Aestuans

BB

9.

Land Tortoise

 

RF during walk back from Voltzberg

10.

Orange-rumped Agouti

Dasyprocta Aguti

RF airstrip

 

 

 


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