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BIRDLIST - GALAPAGOS & ECUADOR    4th - 17th Oct  2002     

GALAPAGOS  4th - 13th Oct

SPECIES Scientific Name Highest daily count
C.= Common
LC = Locally Common
H or h.= Heard only
N/C.= No count
E = Endemic Species
Es = Endemic Subspecies
Galapagos Penguin Sphensicus mendiculus 20 E
Waved Albatross Phoebastria irrorata 30 E
Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii excise C es
Nasca Booby Sula granti 150+ E
Red-footed Booby Sula sula websteri 25 es
Flightless Cormorant Phalacrocorax harrisi 20 E
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor 100+ es
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens C -
Dark-rumped Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia 30+ es
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri subalaris C - 1000+ es
Elliot's Storm Petrel Oceanites gracilis L/C es
Madeiran Storm Petrel Oceanodroma castro 3 -
Wedge-rumped Storm Petrel Oceanodroma tethys tethys 600+ E
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus 40+ -
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis urinator C es
Cattle Egret Bulbulcus ibis 40+ -
Snowy Egret Leucophoyx thula 1 -
Great Egret Casmerodius alba 4 -
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias 3 -
Lava Heron Butorides sundevalli 3 E
Striated Heron Butorides striatus 2 -
Yellow-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax violacea 4 -
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus rubber 40 -
Galapagos Pintail Anas bahamensis galapagensis 20 es
Galapagos Hawk Buteo galapagoensis 4 E
Galapagos Rail Laterallus spilonotus 4 + 2h E
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 6 -
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus 6 es
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus 3 -
Black-bellied Plover (Grey) Pluvialis squatarola 1 -
Semi-palmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus L/C -
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres L/C -
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus 7 -
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri 3 -
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla 12 -
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii 1 -
Sanderling Calidris alba 2 -
Willet Catoptrophorus semipalmatus 1 -
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus hudsonicus 10+ -
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa 1 -
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia 2 -
Red-necked Phalaropes Phalaropus lobatus 400+ -
Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 100+ -
Lava Gull Larus fuliginosus 4 E
Swallow-tailed Gull Larus furcatus 50+ E
Common Tern Sterna hirundo 10 -
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 1 1st record
Common Noddy Anous stolidus galapagensis 400 es
Galapagos Dove Zenaida galapagoensis 20+ E
Dark-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus melacoryphus 3 -
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani 10 -
Galapagos Barn Owl Tyto alba punctatissima 1 Dead
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus galapagoensis 1 es
Vermillion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus nanus 16 -
Galapagos Flycatcher Myiarchus magnirostris 4 E
Galapagos Martin Progne modesta modesta 20 E
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 2 -
Galapagos Mockingbird Nesomimus parvulus bauri 30 E
Galapagos Mockingbird Nesomimus parvulus parvulus L/C E
Galapagos Mockingbird Nesomimus parvulus peramatus N/C E
Charles Mockingbird Nesomimus trifasciatus 4? E
Hood Mockingbird Nesomimus macdonaldi 6 E
Chatcham Mockingbird Nesomimus melanotis 6 E
Yellow Warbler (Mangrove) Dendroica petechia erithachorides L/C es
Large Ground Finch Geospiza magnirostris 12 E
Medium Ground Finch Geospiza fortis 15+ E
Small Ground Finch Geospiza fuliginosa 25+ E
Sharp-beaked Ground Finch Geospiza difficilis difficilis 10 E
Cactus Finch Geospiza scandens intermedia 6 E
Large Cactus Finch Geospiza conirostris conirostris 4 E
Large Cactus Finch Geospiza conirostris propinqua 10 E
Vegetarian Finch Camarhynchus crassirostris 1 E
Large Tree Finch Camarhynchus psittacula psittacula 4+ E
Medium Tree Finch Camarhynchus pauper 4 E
Small Tree Finch Camarhynchus parvulus parvulus L/C E
Small Tree Finch Camarhynchus parvulus salvini 6 E
Warbler Finch Certhidea olivacea cinerascens 2 E
Warbler Finch Certhidea olivacea luteola 10 E
Warbler Finch Certhidea olivacea mentalis 6 E
Warbler Finch Certhidea olivacea olivacea 10 E
Woodpecker Finch Camarhynchus pallidus pallidus 6 E
Woodpecker Finch Camarhynchus pallidus productus 4 E

73 Species

Other Sightings:

Galapagos Giant Tortoise Geochelone elephantophus vandenburgi 2
Galapagos Green Turtle Chelonia mydas agassisi 12+
Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus hassi L/C
Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus nanus L/C
Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus mertensi L/C
Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus albemarlensis L/C
Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus cristatus L/C
Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus venustissimus L/C
Land Iguana Conolophus subcristatus 8
Lava Lizard Microlophus albemarlensis L/C
Lava Lizard Microlophus grayi L/C
Lava Lizard Microlophus delanonis L/C
Galapagos Fur Seal Arctocephalus galapagoensis 6
Galapagos Sea Lion Zalophus californianus wollebacki C
Short-fin Pilot Whale Globicephala macrorhynchus 8
Sperm Whale Physeter macrocephalus 1  John only
Bottle-nosed Dolphin Tursiops truncatus 40
White-tip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus 10
Manta Ray Manta birostris 3
White-spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari 6
Sting Ray ? 2
Puffer Fish ? 8
Sally Lightfoot Crab Grapsus grapsus L/C
Ghost Crab Ocypode gaudichaudii -
Sea Snake sp ? 1
Starfish ? -
Chocolate Chip Sea Star Nidorellia armata 1
White Sea Urchin Tripneustes depressus L/C
Pencil-spined Sea Urchin Eucidaris thouarsii L/C
Green Sea Urchin Lytechinus semituberculatus few

ECUADOR  13th - 17th Oct

SPECIES Scientific Name Highest daily count
C.= Common
LC = Locally Common
H or h.= Heard only
N/C.= No count
Ch = Choco Area Endemic
Snowy Egret Egretta thula 1
Great Egret Ardea herodias 1
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 30
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus 4
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura N/C
Barred Hawk Leucopternis princeps 1
Roadside Hawk Buteo magnirostris 1
Barred Forest-Falcon Micrastur ruficollis 1
American Kestrel Falco sparverius 1
Sickle-winged Guan Chamaepetes goudotii 2
Band-tailed Pigeon Columba fasciata 12+
Plumbeous Pigeon Columba plumbea 5+
White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi 1
White-throated Quail-Dove Geotrygon frenata H
Barred Parakeet Bolborhynchus lineola 1
Red-billed Parrot Pionus sordidus 4
Bronze-winged Parrot Pionus chalcopterus 7
Squirrel Cuckoo Piaya cayana 1
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani N/C
Common Potoo Nyctibius griseus 1
Rufous-bellied Nighthawk Lurocalis rufiventris 4
White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris 20+
Chestnut-collared Swift Cypseloides rutilus 6+
White-tipped Swift Aeronautes montivagus 10
Tawny-bellied Hermit Phaethornis syrmatophorus 2
Stripe-throated Hermit Phaethornis striigularis 1
Green-fronted Lancebill Doryfera ludovicae 1
Brown Violet-ear Colibri delphinae 1
Green Violet-ear Colibri thalassinus L/C
Sparkling Violet-ear Colibri coruscans L/C
Western Emerald Chlorostilbon melanorhynchus L/C
Green-crowned Woodnymph Thalurania fannyi 1
Andean Emerald Amazilia franciae 4+
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia tzacatl 5+
Speckled Hummingbird Adelomyia melanogenys 4+
Purple-bibbed Whitetip Urosticte benjamini 1                            Ch
Empress Brilliant Heliodoxa imperatrix 3
Fawn-breasted Brilliant Heliodoxa rubinoides 4+
White-tailed Hillstar Urochroa bougueri 1
Mountain Velvetbreast Lafresnaya lafresnayi 1
Brown Inca Coeligena wilsoni 2                            Ch
Collared Inca Coeligena torquata L/C
Buff-tailed Coronet Boissonneaua flavescens L/C
Velvet-purple Coronet Boissonneaua jardini 1
Gorgeted Sunangel Heliangelus strophianus L/C                        Ch
Sapphire-vented Puffleg Eriocnemis luciani 1
Booted Racket-tail Ocreatus underwoodii L/C
Green-tailed Trainbearer Lesbia nuna 1
Black-tailed Trainbearer Lesbia victoriae 2
Violet-tailed Sylph Aglaiocercus coelestis L/C                        Ch
Wedge-billed Hummingbird Schistes geoffroyi 1
Purple-throated Woodstar Philodice mitchellii 4+
White-bellied Woodstar Acestrura mulsant 2
Golden-headed Quetzal Pharomachrus auriceps 4
Masked Trogon Trogon personatus 3
Collared Trogon Trogon collaris 1
Rufous Motmot Baryphthengus martii H
Red-headed Barbet Eubucco bourcierii 2
Toucan Barbet Semnornis ramphastinus 3
Crimson-rumped Toucanet Aulacorhynchus haematopygus 2
Plate-billed Mountain-Toucan Andigena laminirostris 2
Choco Toucan Ramphastos brevis 1
Pale-mandibled Aracari Pteroglossus erythropygius 4
Lineated Woodpecker Dryocopus lineatus 1
Crimson-mantled Woodpecker Piculus rivolii 1
Golden-olive Woodpecker Piculus rubiginosus 2
Smoky-brown Woodpecker Veniliornis fumigatus 1
Powerful Woodpecker Campephilus pollens 1
Azara's Spinetail Synallaxis azarae 3
Slaty Spinetail Synallaxis brachyuran H
Red-faced Spinetail Cranioleuca erythrops 2
Pearled Treerunner Margarornis squamiger 1
Streaked Tuftedcheek Pseudocolaptes boissonneautii 2
Scaly-throated Foliage-gleaner Anabacerthia variegaticeps 2
Buff-fronted Foliage-gleaner Philydor rufus 3
Flammulated Treehunter Thripadectes flammulatus 2
Striped Treehunter Thripadectes holostictus 1
Tyrannine Woodcreeper Dendrocincla tyrannina 1
Spotted Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus erythropygius 1
Black-striped Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus spixii 1
Wedge-billed Woodcreeper Glyphorynchus spirurus 1
Montane Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes lachrymiger 2
Uniform Antshrike Thamnophilus unicolor H
Slaty Antwren Myrmotherula schisticolor 1
Long-tailed Antbird Drymophila caudata 2
Immaculate Antbird Myrmeciza immaculata 1
Rufous-breasted Antthrush Formicarius rufipectus H
Scaled Antpitta Grallaria guatimalensis 2H
Chestnut-crowned Antpitta Grallaria ruficapilla H
Nariņo Tapaculo Scytalopus vicinior H                           Ch
Spillmann's Tapaculo Scytalopus spillmanni 1 + 3H
Ocellated Tapaculo Acropternis orthonyx 2 + 2H
Sierran Elaenia Elaenia pallatangae 4
White-tailed Tyrannulet Mecocerculus poecilocercus 2
Rufous-winged Tyrannulet Mecocerculus calopterus 2
Yellow Tyrannulet Capsiempis flaveola 1
Golden-faced Tyrannulet Zimmerius chrysops 1
Torrent Tyrannulet Serpophaga cinerea 1
Streak-necked Flycatcher Mionectes striaticollis 1
Olive-striped Flycatcher Mionectes olivaceus 1
Marble-faced Bristle-Tyrant Pogonotriccus ophthalmicus 1
Rufous-headed Pygmy-Tyrant Pseudotriccus ruficeps 1 + 1H
Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant Lophotriccus pileatus 1
Cinnamon Flycatcher Pyrrhomyias cinnamomea 1
Ornate Flycatcher Myiotriccus ornatus 4
Flavescent Flycatcher Myiophobus flavicans 1
Bran-colored Flycatcher Myiophobus fasciatus 1
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus 1
Smoke-coloured Pewee Contopus fumigatus 3
Slaty-capped Flycatcher Leptopogon superciliaris 1
Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans 1
Yellow-bellied Chat-Tyrant Silvicultrix diadema 1
Rusty-margined Flycatcher Myiozetetes cayanensis 3
Golden-crowned Flycatcher Myiodynastes chrysocephalus 3
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus 2
Barred Becard Pachyramphus versicolor H
Slaty Becard Pachyramphus spodiurus 1
Cinnamon Becard Pachyramphus cinnamomeus 1
Black-and-white Becard Pachyramphus albogriseus 1
One-coloured Becard Platypsaris homochrous 2
Green-and-black Fruiteater Pipreola riefferii 4
Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruviana 3
Golden-winged Manakin Masius chrysopterus 1
Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus 2
Turquoise Jay Cyanolyca turcosa 10+
Beautiful Jay Cyanolyca pulchra 1                            Ch
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus 3
Brown-capped Vireo Vireo leucophrys 2
Andean Solitaire Myadestes ralloides 1
Pale-eyed Thrush Platycichla leucops 1
Great Thrush Turdus fuscater 2
Ecuadorian Thrush Turdus maculirostris 1
White-capped Dipper Cinclus leucocephalus 2
Blue-and-white Swallow Notiochelidon cyanoleuca N/C
Plain-tailed Wren Thryothorus euophrys 2
Southern House-Wren Troglodytes musculus 2
Gray-breasted Wood-Wren Henicorhina leucophrys 2 + 2H
Tropical Parula Parula pitiayumi 3
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca 2
Olive-crowned Yellowthroat Geothlypis semiflava 1
Slate-throated Whitestart Myioborus miniatus 4+
Spectacled Whitestart Myioborus melanocephalus 3
Three-striped Warbler Basileuterus tristriatus 6
Choco Warbler Basileuterus chlorophrys 1
Russet-crowned Warbler Basileuterus coronatus 3
Bananaquit Coereba flaviola 1
Chestnut-breasted Chlorophonia Chlorophonia pyrrhophrys 3
Orange-bellied Euphonia Euphonia xanthogaster 2
Capped Conebill Conirostrum albifrons 1
Masked Flowerpiercer Diglossopis cyanea 2
Black Flowerpiercer Diglossopis humeralis 2
White-sided Flowerpiercer Diglossa albilatera 2
Green Honeycreeper Chlorophanes spiza 1
Blue-necked Tanager Tanagara cyanicollis 2
Rufous-throated Tanager Tanagara rufigula 6+
Golden Tanager Tangara arthus 6+
Flame-faced Tanager Tangara parzudakii 3+
Metallic-green Tanager Tangara labradorides 2
Golden-naped Tanager Tangara ruficervix 2
Beryl-spangled Tanager Tangara nigroviridis 8
Blue-and-black Tanager Tangara vassorii 2
Black-capped Tanager Tangara heinei 2
Scarlet-bellied Mountain-Tanager Anisognathus igniventris 5
Blue-winged Mountain-Tanager Anisognathus somptuosus 8
Moss-backed Tanager Bangsia edwardsi 3
Swallow Tanager Tersina viridis 2
Blue-gray Tanager Thraupis episcopus 4
Palm Tanager Thraupis palmarum 1
Blue-capped Tanager Thraupis cyanocephala 1
Yellow-rumped Tanager Ramphocelus icteronotus 1
White-winged Tanager Piranga leucoptera 2
Rufous-chested Tanager Thlypopsis ornata N/C
Dusky Bush-tanager Chlorospingus semifuscus 4     Ch
Yellow-throated Bush-tanager Chlorospingus flavigularis 4
Western Hemispingus Hemispingus ochraceus 3
Grass-green Tanager Chlorornis riefferii 2
Plushcap Catamblyrhynchus diadema 2
Buff-throated Saltator Saltator maximus 2
Black-winged Saltator Saltator atripennis 1
Southern Yellow-Grosbeak Pheucticus chrysogaster 5
Blue-black Grassquit Volatinia jacarina 1
Variable Seedeater Sporophila aurita N/C
Yellow-bellied Seedeater Sporophila nigricollis 2
Tricolored Brush-Finch Atlapetes tricolor 1
White-winged Brush-Finch Atlapetes leucopterus 1
Tanager Finch Oreothraupis arremonops H                           Ch
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis L/C

177 Species

Collared Inca
Western Emerald
Spangled Violet-ear
Collared Inca
Western Emerald
Spangled Violet-ear

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