South America - Other Birds

On this page you will find pictures of other birds photographed by me in Colombia and Peru.

You can scroll down to see all photo's or you can click on the underlined English name in the list (link) to see the respective photo.

  1. Band-tailed Guan - Bandstaartsjakohoen
  2. Spix's Guan - Spix Sjakohoen
  3. Hoatzin - Hoatzin
  4. Band-tailed Pigeon - Bandstaartduif
  5. Pale-vented Pigeon - Rosse Duif
  6. Plumbeous Pigeon - Loodgrijze Duif
  7. Eared Dove - Geoorde Treurduif
  8. Common Ground Dove - Musduif
  9. Ruddy Ground-dove - Steenduif
  10. Ruddy Ground-dove - Steenduif
  11. Bare-faced Ground-dove - Naaktoogpunaduif
  12. White-tipped Dove - Verreaux-duif
  13. White-tipped Dove - Verreaux-duif
  14. Blue-and-yellow Macaw - Blauwgele Ara
  15. Red-and-green Macaw - Groenvleugelara
  16. Red-bellied Macaw - Roodbuikara
  17. Scarlet-fronted Parakeet - Waglers Aratinga
  18. Brown-throated Parakeet - Maïsparkiet
  19. Dusky-headed Parakeet - Wedell-aratinga
  20. Golden-plumed Parakeet - Goudpluimparkiet
  21. White-bellied Parrot - Witbuikcaique
  22. Blue-headed Parrot - Zwartoormargrietje
  23. Blue-headed Parrot - Zwartoormargrietje
  24. Yellow-crowned Parrot - Geelvoorhoofdamazone
  25. Squirrel Cuckoo - Eekhoornkoekoek 
  26. Striped Cuckoo - Gestreepte Koekoek 
  27. Smooth-billed Ani - Gladsnavelani
  28. Sand-colored Nighthawk - Zandkleurige Nachtzwaluw
  29. Ladder-tailed Nightjar - Trapstaartnachtzwaluw
  30. Ringed Kingfisher - Amerikaanse Reuzenijsvogel
  31. Green-and-rufous Kingfisher - Groenbruine IJsvogel
  1. Emerald Toucanet - Smaragdarassari 
  2. Ivory-billed Aracari - Roodkeel-arassari
  3. Curl-crested Aracari - Kroeskop-arassari
  4. Keel-billed Toucan - Zwavelborsttoekan
  5. Chestnut Piculet - Rosse Dwergspecht
  6. Acorn Woodpecker - Eikelspecht
  7. Red-crowned Woodpecker - Roodkruinspecht
  8. Golden-green Woodpecker - Bronsspecht
  9. Golden-olive Woodpecker - Olijfrugspecht
  10. Crimson-mantled Woodpecker - Roodmantelspecht
  11. Lineated Woodpecker - Gestreepte Helmspecht
  12. Plain-brown Woodcreeper - Grijswang-muisspecht
  13. Plain-brown Woodcreeper - Grijswang-muisspecht
  14. White-chinned Woodcreeper - Witkin-muisspecht
  15. Strong-billed Woodcreeper - Reuzenmuisspecht
  16. Cocoa Woodcreeper - Cocoamuisspecht
  17. Straight-billed Woodcreeper - Priemsnavelmuisspecht
  18. Montane Woodcreeper - Bergmuisspecht (L.l. sanc.)
  19. Montane Woodcreeper - Bergmuisspecht (L.l.snei.)
  20. Streak-headed Woodcreeper - Streepkop-muisspecht
  21. White-winged Swallow - Witbuikzwaluw
  22. Grey-breasted Martin - Grijsborstpurperzwaluw
  23. Brown-chested Martin - Bruinborstzwaluw
  24. Brown-bellied Swallow - Muiszwaluw
  25. Blue-and-white Swallow - Blauwwitte Zwaluw
  26. Southern Rough-winged Swallow - Ruwvleugelzwaluw (S.r. ruficollis)
  27. Southern Rough-winged Swallow - Ruwvleugelzwaluw (S.r. uropygialis)
  28. Black-chested Jay - Zwartborstgaai
  29. Violaceous Jay - Violetgaai
  30. Black-collared Jay - Zwartkraaggaai
  31. Yellow-rumped Cacique - Geelstuit-buidelspreeuw
  32. Russet-backed Oropendola - Roestrug-oropendola
  33. Russet-backed Oropendola - Roestrug-oropendola
  34. Crested Oropendola - Kuif-oropendola
Band-tailed Guan
Bandstaartsjakohoen
El Dorado Lodge area,
Santa Marta Mountains,
Colombia
28 October 2014
Spix's Guan
Spix Sjakohoen
Lake Sandoval, Peru
21 June 2009
Hoatzin
Hoatzin
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
1 June 2009
Band-tailed Pigeon
Bandstaartduif
El Zancudo, Manizales, Colombia
24 June 2015

Pale-vented Pigeon
Rosse Duif
Hotel Tinamú Nature Reserve,
Manizales, Colombia
26 June 2015

Plumbeous Pigeon
Loodgrijze Duif
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
1 June 2009
Eared Dove
Geoorde Treurduif
Bogotá, Colombia
23 October 2014

 

Common Ground Dove
Musduif
Santa Marta,
Colombia
24 October 2014
Ruddy Ground-dove
Steenduif (C.t. talpacoti)
Puerto Maldonado, Peru
13 June 2009

There are four subspecies of the Ruddy Ground-dove ranging from northern Mexico south to eastern Peru and northern Argentina.

This is Columbina talpacoti talpacoti which is found south of Colombia as far as northern Argentina, including Peru.
Ruddy Ground-dove
Steenduif (C.t. rufipennis)
Hotel Tinamú Nature Reserve,
Manizales, Colombia
26 June 2015

There are four subspecies of the Ruddy Ground-dove ranging from northern Mexico south to eastern Peru and northern Argentina.

This is Columbina talpacoti rufipennis which occurs in Central America, Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago.

C.t. rufipennis shows much more cinnamon on the underwing than the nominate C. t. talpacoti (previous photo).
Bare-faced Ground-dove
Naaktoogpunaduif
Cusco, Peru
30 June 2009
White-tipped Dove
Verreaux-duif (L.v. verreauxi)
El Dorado Lodge area,
Santa Marta Mountains,
Colombia
25 October 2014

There are fourteen subspecies of the White-tipped Dove ranging from southern Texas through Mexico and Central America south to western Peru and central Argentina. This is Leptotila verreauxi verreauxi occurring in South West Nicaragua through West Costa Rica and Panama to North Colombia and Northern Venezuela, with offshore islands of Aruba, Curaçao, Bonaire and Margarita.
White-tipped Dove
Verreaux-duif (L.v. decolor)
Hotel Tinamú Nature Reserve,
Manizales, Colombia
26 June 2015

This is a juvenile with buffy scaling on its upperparts.
There are fourteen subspecies of the White-tipped Dove ranging from southern Texas through Mexico and Central America south to western Peru and central Argentina.

This is Leptotila verreauxi decolor occurring in the west subtropical zone in Colombia south through West & Central Ecuador to West & North Peru.

Blue-and-yellow Macaw
Blauwgele Ara
Lake Sandoval, Peru
21 June 2009
Red-and-green Macaw
Groenvleugelara
Manu Wildlife Center area, Peru
27 June 2009
Red-bellied Macaw
Roodbuikara
Lake Sandoval, Peru
20 June 2009
Scarlet-fronted Parakeet
Waglers Aratinga
San Lorenzo,
Santa Marta Mountains,
Colombia
28 October 2014
Brown-throated Parakeet
Maïsparkiet (E.p. aeruginosa)
Hotel Tinamú Nature Reserve,
Manizales, Colombia
26 June 2015

There are several subspecies (at least 14) of the Brown-throated Parakeet which have varying colours particularly of the crown, face and underparts.

This is Eupsittula pertinax aeruginosa which occurs in northern and western Colombia and north-western Venezuela.

Dusky-headed Parakeet
Wedell-aratinga
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
16 June 2009
Golden-plumed Parakeet
Goudpluimparkiet
Manizales area,
Colombia, 24 June 2015

White-bellied Parrot
Witbuikcaique
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
19 June 2009
Blue-headed Parrot
Zwartoormargrietje (P.m. menstruus)
Manu Wildlife Center area, Peru
27 June 2009

There are three subspecies of the Blue-headed Parrot ranging from Costa Rica, Venezuela and Trinidad south to Bolivia and Brazil.

This is Pionus menstruus menstruus occurring in eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru, northern Brazil, northern Bolivia, central Brazil and Trinidad.
Blue-headed Parrot
Zwartoormargrietje
(P.m. rubrigularis)

Hotel Tinamú Nature Reserve,
Manizales, Colombia
26 June 2015

There are three subspecies of the Blue-headed Parrot ranging from Costa Rica, Venezuela and Trinidad south to Bolivia and Brazil.

This is Pionus menstruus rubrigularis (also called Paler Blue-headed Parrot) occurring in southern Costa Rica, Panama, western Colombia and western Ecuador.

Yellow-crowned Parrot
Geelvoorhoofdamazone
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
27 May 2009
Squirrel Cuckoo
Eekhoornkoekoek
Manu Wildlife Center area, Peru
27 June 2009
Striped Cuckoo
Gestreepte Koekoek
Arauca area, Manizales,
Colombia 
24 June 2015

Smooth-billed Ani
Gladsnavelani
Apía area, Risaraldas, Colombia
30 June 2015
Sand-colored Nighthawk
Zandkleurige Nachtzwaluw
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
15 June 2009
Ladder-tailed Nightjar
Trapstaartnachtzwaluw
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
15 June 2009
Ringed Kingfisher
Amerikaanse Reuzenijsvogel
Lake Sandoval, Peru
20 June 2009
Green-and-rufous Kingfisher
Groenbruine IJsvogel
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
26 May 2009

Emerald Toucanet
Smaragdarassari
El Dorado Lodge area,
Santa Marta Mountains,
Colombia
29 October 2014

It has been suggested that the Emerald Toucanet actually should be split into 7 species with the species occurring in the Santa Marta Mountains in northern Colombia as the endemic species Santa Marta Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus lautus).
Further (genetic) evidence should be awaited.

Ivory-billed Aracari
Roodkeel-arassari
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
24 June 2009
Curl-crested Aracari
Kroeskop-arassari
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
1 June 2009
Keel-billed Toucan
Zwavelborsttoekan
Campano,
Santa Marta Mountains,
Colombia
31 October 2014
Chestnut Piculet
Rosse Dwergspecht
Los Flamencos Sanctuary,
La Guajira, Colombia
1 November 2014
Acorn Woodpecker
Eikelspecht
Apía area, Risaraldas, Colombia
30 June 2015

Red-crowned Woodpecker
Roodkruinspecht
Pozo Azul, Minca area,
Santa Marta Mountains,
Colombia
31 October 2014

The female on the left and the male on the right.

Golden-green Woodpecker
Bronsspecht
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya,
Peru
29 May 2009
Golden-olive Woodpecker
Olijfrugspecht
Campano area,
Santa Marta Mountains,
Colombia
31 October 2014
Crimson-mantled Woodpecker
Roodmantelspecht
Reserva Ecologica Rio Blanco,
Manizales, Colombia
22 June 2015
Lineated Woodpecker
Gestreepte Helmspecht
Minca,
Santa Marta Mountains,
Colombia
24 October 2014
Plain-brown Woodcreeper
Grijswang-muisspecht
(D.f. atrirostris)
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya,
Peru
1 June 2009

There are several subspecies of the Plain-brown Woodcreeper ranging from Honduras through South America to northern Argentina, and in Trinidad and Tobago.

This is Dendrocincla fuliginosa atrirostris occurring in South-east Peru to northern and eastern Bolivia and South-west Brazil.
Plain-brown Woodcreeper
Grijswang-muisspecht
(D.f. ridgwayi)

Hotel Tinamú Nature Reserve,
Manizales, Colombia
26 June 2015

There are several subspecies of the Plain-brown Woodcreeper ranging from Honduras through South America to northern Argentina, and in Trinidad and Tobago.

This is Dendrocincla fuliginosa ridgwayi occurring in western Colombia.

White-chinned Woodcreeper
Witkin-muisspecht
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
27 May 2009
Strong-billed Woodcreeper
Reuzenmuisspecht
El Dorado Lodge area,
Santa Marta Mountains,
Colombia
29 October 2014
Cocoa Woodcreeper
Cocoamuisspecht
Hotel Tinamú Nature Reserve,
Manizales, Colombia
26 June 2015

Straight-billed Woodcreeper
Priemsnavelmuisspecht
Los Flamencos Sanctuary,
La Guajira, Colombia
1 November 2014

Montane Woodcreeper
Bergmuisspecht
(Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger sanctaemartae)

El Dorado Lodge area,
Santa Marta Mountains,
Colombia
28 October 2014

There are 9 recognized subspecies of the Montane Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger).

Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger sanctaemartae is found in the Santa Marta mountains of North Colombia.

Montane Woodcreeper
Bergmuisspecht
(Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger sneiderni)

Manizales area,
Colombia
21 June 2015

There are 9 recognized subspecies of the Montane Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger).

Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger sneiderni is found in the Andes of West Colombia.

Streak-headed Woodcreeper
Streepkop-muisspecht
Hotel Tinamú Nature Reserve,
Manizales, Colombia
26 June 2015

White-winged Swallow
Witbuikzwaluw
Lake Sandoval, Peru
20 June 2009
Grey-breasted Martin
Grijsborstpurperzwaluw
Palomino, La Guajira, Colombia
1 November 2014
Brown-chested Martin
Bruinborstzwaluw
Cocha Blanco, Manu, Peru
28 June 2009
Brown-bellied Swallow
Muiszwaluw
Manizales area, Colombia
24 June 2015
Blue-and-white Swallow
Blauwwitte Zwaluw
Manizales area, Colombia
24 June 2015

Southern Rough-winged Swallow
Ruwvleugelzwaluw
(Stelgidopteryx ruficollis ruficollis)

Lago Chirrios, Peru
13 June 2009

There are 4 recognized subspecies of the Southern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx ruficollis).

The subspecies Stelgidopteryx ruficollis ruficollis occurs in eastern Peru.

Southern Rough-winged Swallow
Ruwvleugelzwaluw
(Stelgidopteryx ruficollis uropygialis)

Manizales area,
Colombia
21 June 2015

There are 4 recognized subspecies of the Southern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx ruficollis).

The subspecies Stelgidopteryx ruficollis uropygialis occurs in western Colombia.

Black-chested Jay
Zwartborstgaai
San Lorenzo,
Santa Marta Mountains,
Colombia
27 October 2014
Violaceous Jay
Violetgaai
Puerto Maldonado, Peru
30 May 2009
Black-collared Jay
Zwartkraaggaai
El Zancudo, Manizales,
Colombia
24 June 2015

Yellow-rumped Cacique
Geelstuit-buidelspreeuw
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
1 June 2009

 

Russet-backed Oropendola
Roestrug-oropendola (P.a. alfredi)
Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Peru
15 June 2009

It is found in wooded habitats in the highlands of the northern and central Andes and the Venezuelan coastal range, and in lowlands of the western Amazon.

This species has seven subspecies.

This is Psarocolius angustifrons alfredi occurring in the east Andean slopes and foothills from South East Ecuador south to Peru and Central Bolivia.
Russet-backed Oropendola
Roestrug-oropendola (P.a. salmoni)
Montezuma Lodge area,
Parque Nacional Tatamá,
Risaraldas, Colombia
28 June 2015

It is found in wooded habitats in the highlands of the northern and central Andes and the Venezuelan Coastal Range, and in lowlands of the western Amazon.

This species has seven subspecies.

This is Psarocolius angustifrons salmoni occurring in the western and central Andes of Colombia.

Crested Oropendola
Kuif-oropendola
Pozo Azul area,
Santa Marta Mountains,
Colombia
31 October 2014
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