Birds of Colombia

BIRDS BY ORDER and FAMILY
AVES POR ORDEN Y FAMILIA

Source: Clements 2018 and ProAves | Según Clements 2018 y ProAves

TINAMOUS
TINAMÚS

Tinamous Tinamus

Order: Tinamiformes

Family: Tinamidae

Photo: ©iStock/Getty Images

SCREAMERS
ARÚCO y CHAVARRÍ

Screamers, Aruco

Order: Anseriformes 

Family: Anhimidae

Photo: ©antpitta.com

PATOS
DUCKS

Ducks - Patos

Order: Anseriformes 

Family: Anatidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

GUANS
PAVAS

Galliformes, guans, p-avas

Order: Galliformes

Family: Cracidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

QUAILS
PERDICES

Quails, Galliformes

Order: Galliformes

Family: Odontophoridae

Photo: ©Getty Images

FLAMINGO
FLAMENCO

Flamingo - flamenco americano Phoenicopteridae

Order: Phoenicopteriformes

Family: Phoenicopteridae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

GREBES
ZAMBULLIDORES

Grebes, Zambullidores,Podicipediformes

Order: Podicipediformes 

Family: Podicipedidae

Photo: ©Getty Images

PIGEONS, DOVES
PALOMAS

Pigeons, Doves, Palomas, Tórtolas, Columbidae

Order: Columbiformes

Family: Columbidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

CUCKOO
CUCO

Yellow-billed cuckoo, Cuco americano, Cuculidae

Order: Cuculiformes

Family: Cuculidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

NIGHTHAWK
CHOTACABRAS

Nighthawks - Chotacabras, caprimulgidae

Order: Caprimulgiformes

Family: Caprimulgidae

Photo:©Luis A. Materón

POTOO
BIEMPARADO

Biemparado común, Common Potoo, Nyctibiidae

Order: Caprimulgiformes

Family: Nyctibiidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

OILBIRD
GUÁCHARO

oilbird, guácharo, caprimulgiformes

Order: Caprimulgiformes

Family: Steatornithidae

Photo: ©Juan Fernando Conde

SWIFTS
VENCEJOS

Swifts, Vencejos

Order: Apodiformes

Family: Apodidae

Photo: ©Kyle Lima 
Macaulay Library

HUMMINGBIRDS
COLIBRIES

Hummingbirds, Colibries, Trochilidae

Order: Apodiformes

Family: Trochilidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

 HOATZIN
CHENCHENA

Hoatzin, Chenchena, Opisthocomidae

Order: Opisthocomiformes

Family: Opisthocomidae

Photo: ©Gaardman
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CRAKES, RAILS
POLLUELAS

Purple Gallinule - Polla Azul - Rallidae

Order: Gruiformes

Family: Rallidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

SUNGREBE
COLIMBO-SELVÁTICO

Sungrebe, Heliornithidae

Order: Gruiformes

Family: Heliornithidae

Photo: ©Ocs_12
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LIMPKIN 
CARRAO

Limpkin, Carrao, Aramidae

Order: Gruiformes

Family: Aramidae

Photo: ©Shackleford-Photo
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TRUMPETER 
TENTE

Great-winged trumpeter, Psophiidae, tente

Order: Gruiformes

Family: Psophiidae

Photo: ©Dick Daniels

THICK KNEE 
ALCAVARÁN

Thick knee, alcavaran, Burhinidae

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Burhinidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

STILT, AVOCET
CIGUEÑUELA, AVOCETA

Stilt, Ciguenuela

Order: Charadriiformes 

Family: Recurvirostridae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

OYSTERCATCHER
OSTRERO PÍO

American oystercatcher, Ostrero-pio americano, Haematopodidae

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Haematopodidae

Photo: ©W Marissen
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PLOVERS
PELLARES

Plovers, Chorlitejos, Lapwings, Pellares

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Charadriidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

JACANA
GALLITO DE CIÉNAGA

Wattled jacana , Gallito de cienaga, jacanidae

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Jacanidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

SANDPIPERS
PLAYEROS

Sandpipers, Snipes, Becasinas, Scolopacidae

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Scolopacidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

SKUAS 
PÁGALOS

Arctic Skua, Pagalo parasito, Stercorariidae

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Stercorariidae

Photo: ©Kneonlight
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GULLS
GAVIOTAS

Ring-billed Gull, Gaviota, Laridae

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Laridae

Photo:Brian Lasenby
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SUNBITTERN 
GARZA DEL SOL

Sunbittern, Garza del Sol, Eurypygidae

Order: Eurypygiformes

Family: Eurypygidae

Photo: ©Rochter
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TROPIC BIRD
RABIJUNCO

Phaethontidae, tropic bird, rabijunco

Order: Phaethontiformes

Family: Phaethontidae

Photo: ©Sharon Jones
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PENGUINS
PINGÜINOS

Albatross, Diomedeidae,

Order: Sphenisciformes

amily: Spheniscidae

Photo: 
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ALBATROSS
ALBATROS

Albatross, Diomedeidae,

Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Diomedeidae

Photo: ©Dgwildlife
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ELLIOT'S STORM-PETREL
PAIÑO

Wilson's and Elliot's Storm Petrel

Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Oceanitidae 

Photo: ©Andrew Spencer
Macaulay Library

STORM-PETREL
PAIÑO

Storm Petrel, Paino, Hydrobatidae

Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Hydrobatidae 

Photo: ©W Marissen
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PETREL, SHEARWATER
PETREL, PARDELA

Petrel, shearwater, procellariidae

Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Procellariidae

Photo: ©hfrankWI
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STORKS, JABIRU
CIGUEÑAS, JABIRÚ

Storks - Cigueñas, ciconiidae

Order: Ciconiiformes

Family: Ciconiidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

FRIGATEBIRD
FRAGATA

Great Frigatebird, fregatidae

Order: Suliformes

Family: Fregatidae

Photo: ©Pascale Gueret
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BOOBY
PIQUERO

Blue-footed Booby, Piquero, slide

Order: Suliformes

Family: Sulidae

Photo: ©Donyanedomam
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Anhinga
Pato aguja

Anhinga, Pato Aguja Americano

Order: Suliformes

Family: Anhingidae 

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

CORMORANT
CORMORÁN

cormorant, Cormorán, Phalacrocoracidae

Order: Suliformes

Family: Anhingidae 

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

PELICANS
PELÍCANO

Pelicans - Pelícanos, Pelecanidae

Order: Pelecaniformes

Family: Pelecanidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

HERONS, EGRETS
GARZAS

Herons, Egrets, Garzas, Ardeidae

Order: Pelecaniformes

Family: Ardeidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

IBIS
IBIS

Ibis - Ibis - Threskiornithidae

Order: Pelecaniformes

Family: Threskiornithidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

VULTURES
GALLINAZOS

Vultures, Gallinazos, Cathartidae

Order: Accipitriformes

Family: Cathartidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

OSPREY
ÁGUILA PESCADORA

Aguila pescadora, Osprey,Pandionidae

Order: Accipitriformes

Family: Pandionidae

Photo: ©Denja1 Getty Images

HAWKS, EAGLES
GAVILANES

Accipitridae, hawks, eagles

Order: Accipitriformes

Family: Accipitridae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

BARN OWL
LECHUZA COMÚN

Barn Owl -Lechuza Común, Tytonidae

Order: Strigiformes

Family: Tytonidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

OWLS
BÚHOS, AUTILLOS

Great Horned owl, buho real, Strigidae

Order: Strigiformes

Family: Strigidae

Photo: ©WilliamKrumpelman
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TROGONS
TROGONES

White-tailed trogon, Trogón coliblanco, Trogonidae

Order: Trogoniformes

Family: Trogonidae

Photo:©Mirko_Rosenau
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MOTMOT
BARRANQUERO

Motmot, Barranquero, Momotidae

Order: Coraciiformes

Family: Momotidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

KINGFISHER
MARTÍN-PESCADOR

Amazon Kingfisher, Martin Pescador Matraquero, Alcedinidae

Order: Coraciiformes

Family: Alcedinidae

Photo:©webguzs
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PUFFBIRD, NUNBIRD
BOBO, MONJITA

puffbird, nunbird, monjita piquirroja, bucconidae

Order: Galbuliformes

Family: Bucconidae

Photo: ©aaprophoto
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JACAMAR
JACAMAR

Jacamar, Galbulidae

Order: Galbuliformes

Family: Galbulidae

Photo: ©Photocech
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BARBET
TORITO

Barbet, Torito, capitonidae

Order: Piciformes

Family: Capitonidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

TOUCAN BARBET
COMPÁS

Toucan Barbet, Compás, Semnornithidae

Order: Piciformes

Family: Semnornithidae

Photo: ©Robert Oelman

TOUCANS
TUCANES

Toucans toucanets, tucancitos, Ramphastidae

Order: Piciformes

Family: Ramphastidae

Photo: ©Carlos A Reyes

WOODPECKER
CARPINTEROS

Woodpeckers - Carpinteros - picidae

Order: Piciformes

Family: Picidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

FALCONS, CARACARA
HALCONES

Halcones, Falcons, Caracara,Falconidae

Order: Falconiformes

Family: Falconidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

PARROTS
COTORRAS

Parrots, Cotorras, Psittacidae

Order: Psittaciformes

Family: Psittacidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

SAPAYOA
SAPAYOA

Sapayoa, Sapayoa eaenigma

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Sapayoidae

Photo: ©Rob Felix

Macaulay Library

ANTWREN
HORMIGUERITO

ant wren, antbird,Thamnophilidae

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Thamnophilidae

Photo: ©Brian Lasenby
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GNATEATER
ZUMBADOR

Gnateater, zumbador

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Conopophagidae

Photo: ©Arthur Grosset
Macaulay Library

ANTPITTA
TOROROI

Antpitta, Tororoi, Grallariidae

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Grallariidae

Photo: ©TersinaShieh
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TAPACULOS
TAPACULOS

Tapaculos

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Rhinocryptidae

Photo: ©jonart777/
Getty Images/IStock

ANTTHRUSH
GALLITO - TOVACA

Antthrush, Formicariidae, Gallito

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Formicariidae

Photo: ©Luiz Matos
Macaulay Library

WOODCREEPER
TREPATRONCOS

Woodcreeper, Chamicero

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Furnariidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

FLYCATCHERS
ATRAPAMOSCAS

Flycatchers - Titiribi, Tyrannidae

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Tyrannidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

SHARPBILL
PICOAGUDO

Cock of the Rock, Gallito de roca, Cotingidae

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Oxyruncidae

Photo: ©Don Robertson
Macaulay Library

COCK OF THE ROCK
GALLITO DE ROCA

Cock of the Rock, Gallito de roca, Cotingidae

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Cotingidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

MANAKINS
SALTARINES

Blue-backed manakin Saltarin dorsiazul

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Pipridae

Photo: ©Adriana Dinu
Macaulay Library

TITYRAS
TITIRAS

Tityras, Masked tityra, Titira Enmascarada, Tityridae

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Tityridae

Photo:©BirdImages
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PEPPERSHRIKES
VERDERÓNES

Peppershrike, shrikes, verderones, Vireonidae

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Vireonidae

Photo: ©drferry
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JAYS
CARRIQUÍS

Jays - Carriquís - Corvidae

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Corvidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

HORNED LARK
ALONDRA CORNUDA

Horned Lark, Alondra Cornuda

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Alaudidae

Photo: Denja1
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SWALLOWS
GOLONDRINAS

Swallows - Golondrinas

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Hirundinidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

WRENS
CUCARACHEROS

Thrush-like wren, Cucarachero Mirlo

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Troglodytidae

Photo: ©LeoMercon
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GNATWREN
CURRUCA

Thrush-like wren, Cucarachero Mirlo

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Polioptilidae

Photo: ©Marc Chrétien

Macaulay Library

WHITE-CAPPED DIPPER
MIRLO ACUÁTICO

Mirlo Acuático, white-capped dipper

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Cinclidae

Photo: ©Feathercollector
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DONACOBIUS
CUCARAChERO DE LAGUNA

Black-capped donacobius, Cucarachero de laguna

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Donacobiidae

Photo: iStock/Getty Images Plus             

THRUSHES
MIRLAS

Thrushes - Mirlas

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Turdidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

MOCKINGBIRD
SINSONTE COMÚN

Mockingbird, Sinsonte común

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Mimidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

PIPITS
BISBITAS

American pipit, Bisbita Alpina

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Motacillidae

Photo: ©Marcuscengland
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CEDAR WAXWING
AMPELIS AMERICANO

Cedar waxwing, Ampelis americano

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Bombycillidae

Photo: ©DavidByronKeener
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EUPHONIAS
EUFONÍAS

Euphonias - Eufonias

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Fringillidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

ROSY-THRUSH TANAGER
ROSITA CANORA

Rosy-thrush tanager

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Rhodinocichlidae

Photo: ©Richard McManus
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SPARROWS
GORRIONES

Sparrows - Gorriones - Emberizidae

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Passerellidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

ORIOLES
TURPIALES

Orioles - Turpiales, Icteridae

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Icteridae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

WARBLERS
REINITAS

Northern waterthrush, Reinita acuática

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Parulidae

Photo ©Luis A. Materón

DUSKY-FACE TANAGER
MARAQUERA

Dusky-face tanager

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Mistrospingidae

Photo: © Bridget Spencer Macaulay Library ML 40138641

GROSBEAK
PICOGORDO

Cardinals - Cardenales, Cardinalidae

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Cardinalidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

TANAGERS
TÁNGARAS

Tanagers, Tángaras, Thraupidae

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Thraupidae

Photo: ©Luis A. Materón

HOUSE SPARROW
COPETÓN EUROPEO

House Sparrow, Copeton europeo

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Passeridae

Photo: ©Luis A Materón

VILLAGE WEAVER
TEJEDOR COMÚN

Village weaver, tejedor común

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Ploceidae

Photo: ©Macaulay Library ML 76516101

MUNIA
CAPUCHINO

Tricolored Munia, Capuchino Tricolor

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Estrildidae

Photo: ©David Monroy Rengifo
Macaulay Library ML114789451