Vogels van Suriname


Accipitridae  Kites, Hawks and Eagles

Busarellus nigricollis  Black-collared hawk

Buteo magnirostris  Roadside hawk

Buteogallis uribitinga  Great black hawk

Buteogallus aequinoctialis  Rufous crab-hawk

Circus buffoni  Long-winged harrier

Elanoides forficatus  Swallow-tailed kite

Helicolestes hamatus  Slender-billed kite

Ictinea plumbea  Plumbeous kite

Rostrhamus sociabilis  Snail kite

Spizaetus ornatus  Ornated Hawk-eagle


Anatidae  Ducks and Geese

Anas bahamensis  White-cheeked Pintail

Cairina moschata  Muscovy duck

Dendrocygna autumnalis  Black-belllied Whistling Duck


Anhingidae  Darters

Anhinga anhinga  Anhinga


Apodidae  Swifts

Chaetura brachiura  Short-tailed swift

Tachornis squamata  Fork-tailed palm swift


Aramidae  Limpkins

Aramus gaurauna  Limpkin


Ardeidae  Herons, Egrets and Bitterns

Ardea alba egretta  Great egret

Ardea cocoi  Cocoi, White-necked heron

Bulbulcus ibis  Cattle egret

Butorides striata  Striated heron

Egretta caerulea  Little blue heron

Egretta thula  Snowy egret

Hydranassa tricolor  Tricolored heron

Nyctanassa violacea  Yellow-crowned night-heron

Nyctinorax nyctinorax  Black-crowned night-heron


Bucconidae  Puffbirds

Chelidoptera tenebrosa  Swallow-winged puffbird

Monasa atra  Black nunbird

Notharchus tectus  Pied puffbird



Caprimulgidae  Nighthawks and Nightjars

Caprimulgus nigrescens  Blackish nightjar


Cardinalidae  Cardinals, Grosbeaks and Saltators

Saltator coerulescens  Grayish saltator


Cathartidae  New world vultures

Carthartes aura  Turkey vulture

Carthartes burrovianus  Lesser yellow-headed vulture

Carthartes melambratus  Greater yellow-headed vulture

Coragyps atratus  Black vulture

Sarcoramphus papa  King vulture


Cerylidae  Kingfishers

Chloroceryle aenea  American pygmy kingfisher

Chloroceryle americana Green kingfisher

Chloroceryle amazona  Amazon kingfisher

Megaceryle torquata  Ringed kingfisher


Charadriidae  Lapwings and Plovers

Charadrius semipalmatus  Semipalmated plover


Columbidae  Pigeons and Doves

Claravis pretiosa  Blue Ground Dove

Columba cayensis  Pale-vented dove

Columbina minuta  Plain-breasted ground-dove

Columbina talpacoti  Ruddy ground-dove

Leptotila verreauxi  White-tipped dove


Corvidae  Jays and Crows

Cyanocorax cayanus  Cayenne Jay


Cotingidae  Cotingas

Querula purpurata  purple-throated fruitcrow


Cracidae  Chacalacas, Guans and Curassows

Pipile pipile  Common piping-guan


Cuculidae  Cuckoos and Anis

Crotophaga ani  Smooth-billed ani

Crotophaga major Greater ani

Piaya cayana  Squirrel Cuckoo

Piaya minuta  Little cuckoo

Tapera naevia  Striped cuckoo


Dendrocolaptidae  Woodcreepers

Glyphorynchus spirurus  Wedge-billed woodcreeper

Xiphorhynchus picus  Straight-billed woodcreeper


Donacobiidae Donacobius

Donacobius atricapillus  Black-capped donacobius


Emberizidae  Emberizid finches

Sporophila americana  Wing-barred seedeater

Sporophila lineola  Lined seedeater

Volatinia jacarina  Blue-black grassquit


Fregatidae  Frigatebirds

Fregata magnificens  Magnificent frigatebird


Falconidae Falcons and Caracaras

Caracara cheriway Crested Caracara

Daptrius ater  Black caracara

Falco rufigularis  Bat falcon

Herpetotheres cachinnan Laughing falcon

Ibycter americanus  Red-throated Caracara

Milvago chimachima  Yellow-headed caracara


Furnariidae  Horneros, Spinetails and Foliage-cleaners

Certhiaxis cinnamomea  Yellow-chinned spinetail

Synallaxis albescens  Pale-breasted spinetail

Synallaxis gujanensis  Plain-crowned spinetail

Galbulidae  Jacamars

Galbula galbula  Green-tailed jacamar


Hirundinidae  Martins and Swallows

Atticora fasciata  White-banded swallow

Progne chalybea  Gray-breasted martin

Tachycineta albiventer  White-winged swallow


Icteridae  American orioles and Blackbirds

Agelaius icterocephalus  Yellow-hooded blackbird

Cacicus cela  Yellow-rumped cacique

Cacicus haemorrhous  Red-rumped cacique

Icterus chrysocephalus  Moriche oriole

Icterus nigrogularis  Yellow oriole

Molothrus bonariensis minimus  Shiny cowbird

Molothrus oryzivorus  Giant Cowbird

Psarocolius decumanus  Crested oropendola

Psarocolius viridis  Green oropendola

Quiscalus lugubris  Carib Grackle

Sturnella militaris  Red-breasted meadowlark


Jacanidae  Jacanas

Jacana jacana  Wattled jacana


Laridae  Gulls


Mimidae  Mockingbirds and Thrashers

Mimus gilvus  Tropical mockingbird


Pandionidae  Ospreys

Pandion haliaetus  Osprey


Parulidae  Wood-warblers

Dendroioca aestiva  Yellow warbler


Pelecanidae  Pelicans

Pelecanus occidentalis  Brown pelican


Picidae  Woodpeckers and Piculets

Campephilus melanoleucos  Crimson-crested woodpecker

Campephilus rubricollis  Red-necked woodpecker

Celeus flavus  Cream-colored Woodpecker

Dryocopus lineatus  Lineated woodpecker

Melanerpes cruentatus  Yellow-tufted woodpecker

Piculus rubiginosus  Golden-olive woodpecker

Picumnus minutissimus  Arrowhead piculet

Veniliornis sanguineus  Blood-colored woodpecker


Polioptilidae Gnatcatchers

Polioptila plumbea  Tropical Gnatcatcher


Psittacidae  Macaws, Parrots and Parakeets

Amazona amazonica  Orange-winged parrot

Ara ararauna  Blue-and-yellow macaw

Ara macao  Scarlet macaw

Ara severis  Chestnut-fronted Macaw

Brotogeris chrysoptera  Golden-winged Parakeet

Diopsittaca nobiliis  Red-shouldered macaw

Forpus passerinus  Green-rumped parrotlet

Pionus fuscus  Dusky parrot

Pionus menstruus  Blue-headed parrot


Psophiidae  Trumpeters

Psophia crepitans  Grey-winged trumpetter


Rallidae  Rails and Coots

Aramides cajanea  Gray-necked wood-rail

Porphyrula martinica  Purple gallinule

Rallus maculatus  Spotted rail


Ramphastidae  New world Barbets and Toucans

Capito niger  Black-spotted barbet

Pteroglossus aracari  Black-necked aracarie

Pteroglossus viridis  Green aracarie

Ramphastros vitellinus  Channel-billed toucan

Rhamphastos tucanus  White-throated toucan


Rynchopidae  Skimmers

Rhynchops niger  Black skimmer


Scolopacidae  Sandpipers and Snipes

Actites macularia  Spotted sandpiper

Arenaria interpres  Ruddy turnstone

Calidris hemantopus  Stilt sandpiper

Calidris mauri  Western sandpiper

Calidris melanota  Pectoral Sandpiper

Calidris minutilla  Least sandpiper

Calidris pusilla  Semipalmated sandpiper

Catoptrophorus semipalmatus  Willet

Limnodromus griseus  Short-billed dowitcher

Numenius phaeopus  Whimbrel

Tringa flavipes  Lesser Yellowlegs

Tringa melanoleuca  Greater Yellowlegs

Tringa solitaria  Solitary sandpiper


Sternidae  Terns

Phaetusa simplex  Large-billed tern

Sterna superciliaris  Yellow-billed tern


Thamnophilidae  Typical antbirds

Cercomacra tyrannina  Dusky antbird

Cymbilaimus lineatus  Fasciated Antshrike

Sakesphorus canadensis  Black-crested antshrike

Taraba major  Great Antwren

Thamnophilus doliatus  Barred antshrike


Thraupidae  Tanagers

Coereba flaveola  Banaquit

Cyanerpes cyaneus  Red-legged honeycreeper

Dacnis cayana  Blue dacnis

Euphonia violacea  Violaceous euphonia

Nemosia pileata  Hooded Tanager

Ramphocelus carbo  Silver-beaked tanager

Tachyphonus rufus  White-lined tanager

Tangara mexicana  Turqoise tanager

Thraupis episcopus  Blue-gray tanager

Thraupis palmarum  Palm tanager


Threskiornithidae  Ibises and Spoonbills

Eudocimus ruber  Scarlet ibis

Mesembrinibis cayennensis  Green Ibis


Tityridae  Tityras

Tityra cayana  Black-tailed Tityra

Pachyramphus polychopterus  White-winged becard


Trochilidae  Hummingbirds

Amazilia fimbriata  Glittering-throated emerald

Amazilia leucogaster  Plain-bellied emerald

Anthracothorax nigricollis  Black-throated mango

Chlorostilbon mellisugus caribaeus  Blue-tailed emerald

Discosura longicauda  Racquet-tailed coquette

Florisuga mellivora  White-necked Jacobin

Glaucis hirsuta  Rufous-breasted hermit

Heliothryx auritus  Black-eared Fairy

Hylocharis cyaneus  White-chinned sapphire

Lophornis ornatus  Tufted coquette


Troglodytidae  Wrens

Troglodytes aedon albicans  House wren


Trogonidae  Trogons

Trogon viridis Green-backed Trogon


Turdidae  Thrushes and Solitaires

Turdus albicollis  White-necked thrush

Turdus ignobilis  Black-billed thrush

Turdus leucomelas  Pale-breasted thrush


Tyrannidae  Tyrant flycatchers

Arundinicola leucocephala  White-headed marsh-tyrant

Attilla cinnamomeus  Cinnamon attila

Conopias albovittata  White-ringed flycatcher

Elaenia cristata  Plain-crested elaenia

Elaenia flavogaster  Yellow-bellied elaenia

Empidonomus varius  Variegated flycatcher

Fluvicola pica  Pied water-tyrant

Legatus leucophaius  Piratic Flycatcher

Megarhynchus pitangua  Boat-billed flycatcher

Myiarchus ferus  Short-crested Flycatcher

Myiozetetes cayanensis  Rusty-margined flycatcher

Philohydor lictor  Lesser kiskadee

Pitangus sulphuratus  Great kiskadee

Todirostrum cinereum  Common tody-flycatcher

Todirostrum maculatum  Spotted tody-flycatcher

Tolmomyias flaviventris  Yellow-breasted flycatcher

Tyrannus dominicensis  Gray kingbird

Tyrannus melancholicus  Tropical kingbird

Tyrannus savana monachus  Fork-tailed flycatcher


Tytonidae  Barn owls

Tyto alba  Barn owl