Birds of the Amazon Refuge Wildlife Conservation Center
Birds of the Amazon Refuge Wildlife Conservation Center

Birds of the Amazon Refuge
Wildlife Conservation Center

Birds at Amazon Refuge:

Special birds almost impossible to see elsewhere:
Wattled Curassow & Zimmer's Woodcreeper.

Restricted Range species: Black-tailed Antbird.

Good birds recorded at Yanayacu: Rufous-headed Woodpecker, Rufous-capped Nunlet, Scaled Spinetail, Orange-fronted Plushcrown, Dusky-chested Flycatcher.

Varzea/Igapo specialties: Plain-breasted Piculet, Rufous-capped Nunlet, Slender-billed Xenops, Amazonian Antshrike, Plumbeous Antbird, Yellow-crowned Elaenia, Royal Flycatcher, Dusky-tailed Flatbill, Varzea Mourner, Gray-chested Greenlet.

Terra Firme: Black-throated Trogon, Bluish-cheeked Jacamar, Rufous-necked Puffbird, Chestnut-capped Puffbird, Collared Puffbird, Bar-bellied Woodcreeper Spot-throated Woodcreeper, Saturnine Antshrike, Wire-tailed Manakin, Dot-backed Antbird.

Mauritia palm stands: Point-tailed Palmcreeper, Sulphury Flycatcher, Red-bellied Macaw.

Nightbirds: Zig-Zag Heron, Boat-billed Heron, Great Potoo, Long-tailed Potoo, Spectacled Owl.

On the water-conspicous birds: Horned Screamer, Black-collared Hawk, Green Ibis, Sungrebe, 5 species of Kingfishers, Slate-colored Hawk, White-eared Jacamar, Wattled Jacana, Hoatzin, Velvet-fronted Grackle, Red-and-white Spinetail, Plum-throated Cotinga, Band-tailed Oropendula.

Parrots: Blue-and-Yellow Macaw, Rose-fronted Parakeet, Festive Parrot and Short-tailed Parrot.
As reported by Gunnar Engblom, 2011  

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