Tag Archives: Costa Rica

Great Tinamou (Tinamus major): Revise global status?

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Crested Guan (Penelope purpurascens): Revise global status?

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Marbled Wood-quail (Odontophorus gujanensis): Revise global status?

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Ruddy Pigeon (Patagioenas subvinacea): Revise global status?

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Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja): Revise global status?

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Keel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus): Revise global status?

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Red-fronted Parrotlet (Touit costaricensis): Revise global status?

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Yellow-naped Amazon (Amazona auropalliata): Revise global status?

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Cocos Finch (Pinaroloxias inornata): Revise global status?

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Archived 2020 topic: Vaux’s Swift (Chaetura vauxi) is being split: assessment of newly recognised taxa.

BirdLife species factsheet for Vaux’s Swift Following a taxonomic reassessment, Vaux’s Swift (Chaetura vauxi) has been split into Vaux’s Swift (C. vauxi) and Andre’s Swift (C. andrei) (see Chesser et al. 2018). The newly-split Vaux’s Swift is a partial migrant … Continue reading

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Archived 2020 topic: Orange-fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula canicularis): request for information.

BirdLife species factsheet for Orange-fronted Parakeet This discussion was first published as part of the 2019 Red List update. At the time a decision regarding the status of this species was pended, but to enable potential reassessment of this species … Continue reading

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Archived 2020 topic: Great Green Macaw (Ara ambiguus): request for information

BirdLife species factsheet for Great Green Macaw Great Green Macaw occurs from Honduras through Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama south to Colombia and western Ecuador. It inhabits humid and wet lowland and foothill forest, but is also found in dry … Continue reading

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Archived 2020 topic: Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina): revise global status?

BirdLife species factsheet for Wood Thrush Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina) is a widespread breeding visitor to the eastern USA and south-eastern Canada, wintering in Central America from southern Mexico to Panama. It breeds in the interior and along the edges … Continue reading

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Archived 2020 topic: Costa Rican Ground-sparrow (Melozone cabanisi): revise global status?

BirdLife species factsheet for Costa Rican Ground-sparrow Costa Rican Ground-sparrow (Melozone cabanisi) is endemic to Costa Rica, where it occurs in a small area in the Central Valley, the Turrialba Valley and the Monteverde Mountains. The species occupies a variety … Continue reading

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Archived 2019 topic: Black Rail (Laterallus jamaicensis): revise global status?

Black Rail (Laterallus jamaicensis) occurs very locally throughout the Americas and the Caribbean. It is found along the east coast of the U.S.A., in California and southward in a few, disjunct locations south to Panama, on the Greater Antilles, in … Continue reading

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Archived 2018 topic: Eastern Whip-poor-will (Antrostomus vociferus): revise global status?

Currently listed as Least Concern (BirdLife International 2018), Eastern Whip-poor-will (Antrostomus vociferus) breeds in southern central and eastern Canada, and east-central and eastern U.S.A., wintering in south-east U.S.A., Mexico and into Central America. The species favours open forest and woodland … Continue reading

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Archived 2018 topic: Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris): revise global status?

Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris) is a migratory songbird that breeds in southern and eastern U.S.A. and northern Mexico, overwintering from central Mexico south through Central America, as well as in southern Florida (U.S.A.) and parts of the Caribbean (see Brewer … Continue reading

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Archived 2017 topics: Amazilia alfaroana is to be recognised as a species by BirdLife: list as Critically Endangered?

Amazilia alfaroana was first collected in 1895 on the Volcán de Miravalles, in the Cordillera de Guanacaste, north-west Costa Rica (Underwood 1896), and to this day this remains the only known record of this species. In del Hoyo and Collar … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: Long-tailed Woodcreeper (Deconychura longicauda) is being split: list D. longicauda and D. typica as Least Concern and D. pallida as Near Threatened?

This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy for passerines Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International will soon publish the second volume of the HBW-BirdLife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: Rearrangement of a selection of Amaurospiza species: list A. moesta and A. relicta as Least Concern?

This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy for passerines Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International will soon publish the second volume of the HBW-BirdLife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: Olive Tanager (Chlorothraupis carmioli) is being moved to genus Habia and split: request for information.

This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy for passerines Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International will soon publish the second volume of the HBW-BirdLife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the … Continue reading

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