November 11th: We all arrived from Riberalta to Trinidad by flight, later than scheduled, birded the Loma Suarez Road in Trinidad on the way to the hotel.
November 12th: Early morning start to Loreto and then Laredo (The Beni Pantanal and cattle ranches) in Trinidad. It had rained heavily two days before and we were lucky to make it along Esperancita ranch track to the macaw area. We were delighted to see almost immediately a pair of Blue-throated Macaws at a nest-box. We enjoyed more and also their larger cousins the Blue and Yellow Macaws. Very wet trails indeed and the vehicles struggled to get out onto the main road where we did some nearby birding with great success before a really typical cowboy lunch at a restaurant in Loreto – pork and locally made hot sauce- yum! Afternoon birding along a track through gallery forest near the Ibare port of Ballvariana and back to our hotel via a re-fuelling stop at the local shops.
November 13th: We returned to the same trail at Ballerviana port for Unicolored Thrush and then lunched at Loma Suarez in the baking heat. Trail to Colorado Lake Trail, Rio Ibare, Loma Suarez and Laguna Suarez wetlands in Trinidad.
November 14th: Really early start and then the long journey from Trinidad to Santa Cruz de la Sierra by bus (dumping Barry along the way) and into Refugio Los V olcanes.
November 15th and 16th: Trails (Loro, Cafetal, Orquideas, Sirari, Condor and main road) in Refugio Los Volcanes.
November 17th: Refugio Los Volcanes to Valle Grande by bus, (Samaipata, Mairana, Quirusilla village and Laguna Esperanza).
November 18th: Lomas Larga and Campo Casa roads and surroundings in Valle Grande.
November 19th: Valle Grande to Comarapa by bus, (Saipina and Muyurina community trail).
November 20th: Saipina, Rio Misque and Anamal community trail near Comarapa.
November 21st: Comarapa to Cochabamba by bus, (La Siberia and Mojos village).
November 22nd: Tablas Montes and San Miguelito “Chapare” in Cochabamba.
November 23rd: Quillacollo, Cerro Tunari Road and San Miguel Village in Cochabamba.
November 24th: Cochabamba to Oruro by bus, (Quicacollo, Bombeo village and Uru-uru lake).
November 25th: Oruro to Chullumani by bus, (Pongo village, Quime and Inquisive).
November 26th: Chulumani to Coroico by bus, (Huacane, Apa-Apa private reserve and Coripata).
November 27th: El Chairo and the Cotapata National Park in Coroico.
November 28th: Coroico to La Paz by bus, (Death road, Chusquipata, la Cumbre and the Titicaca lake). Arrival at our lakeside hotel with Flightless Grebes available form the dining room. Meet up with Barry.
November 29th: La Paz to Apolo by jeeps, (Charazani). Early start into the unknown-none of us had done this before and we set off over the highlands stopping at a lovely village for trout and soup – what was in it I do not know! Onwards – it was really hot when we passed some nice looking yungas forest so we did not stop except for a Fasciated Tiger Heron and some pics of an amazing waterfall. We rolled into Apolo earlier than expected, some had lunch and we birded the upper part of the forest dropping down towards the Machariapo Valley. Arriving at the convent which would be our home for 3 nights we were warmly greeted by Sister Lutgarda and installed in our small but adequate rooms. Dinner was very good as it was each night.
November 30th: Muiri Community and the upper Machariapo Valley in Apolo. Cotinga Day! We left early for the road to Atuen with William Feruffino who has worked on conservation of the Palkachupa Cotinga with the Armonia NGO. He took us to a friend’s farm and we wandered down a track seeing many Cotingas. We birded our way back to Apolo – glad to see Dark-throated Seedeater. Had a great lunch at a local restaurant and then into the Machariapo drainage once more for the afternoon.
December 1st: Upper Machariapo Valley (the Madidi National Park) in Apolo. Today was our day to bird the lower part of the valley and we got to the Machariapo River crossing to find it easy to negotiate, we then got about 20 minutes birding at the key site until the heavens opened and it rained cats and dogs! We waited but William after a few hours of rain suggested we cross back over the river in case of river rise which we did and birded the rest of the day the Apolo side of the river.
December 2nd: Apolo to La Paz by jeeps, (Correo and Charazani). We stopped in some yungas forest early, had lunch at a truck stop, birded the higher regions in the heat of the day and returned to our hotel on the shores of Lake Titicaca.
December 3rd: Some of us left for International Departures, some did a trip for the endemic Berlepshe’s Canastero above Sorata.
Greater Rhea - Rhea americana. Common in the Trinidad area and along the road to Santa Cruz.
Hooded Tinamou – Nothocercus nigrocapillus. Saw one at top section in APA-APA reserve. To actually see a Hooded Tinamou is a milestone event! VULNERABLE.
Gray Tinamou – Tinamus tao. One seen very well walking along jeep road in Los Volcanes. VULNERABLE.
Brown Tinamou – Crypturellus obsoletus. Heard frequently and saw one along road to Charazani on the way back to Titicaca Lake hotel.
Undulated Tinamou – Crypturellus undulatus. Heard only.
Black-capped Tinamou – Crypturellus atrocapillus. Heard only.
Tataupa Tinamou – Crypturellus tataupa. Seen very well by a few along road to Rio Tuichi in the Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Huayco Tinamou – Rhynchotus maculicollis. Heard only.
Andean Tinamou – Nothoprocta pentlandii. Seen very well on the way to Coroico.
Southern Screamer – Chauna torquata. Common in the Trinidad area.
DUCKS AND GEESE (Anatidae)
White-faced Whistling-Duck - Dendrocygna viduata. Dozens seen along the road from Trinidad to Santa Cruz.
Andean Goose - Chloephaga melanoptera. About thirty seen along the road from Coroico to La Paz.
Muscovy Duck – Cairina moschata. Two seen along road from Trinidad to Santa Cruz.
Comb Duck - Sarkidiornis melanotos. One male seen flying over the cactus forest, near Comarapa!!
Brazilian Teal - Amazonetta brasiliensis. Around ten along road from Trinidad to Santa Cruz.
Torrent Duck - Merganetta armata. About twelve seen along the road from Charazani to Apolo.
Crested Duck - Lophonetta specularioides. Several seen along road from Cochabamba to Oruro and a few more from La Paz to Charazani. The SACC says “Lophonetta specularioides is often (e.g., Hellmayr & Conover 1948a, Johnsgard 1979) placed in Anas, but see Johnson & Sorenson (1999) for return to monotypic Lophonetta, as in Meyer de Schauensee (1970) and Blake (1977).
Yellow-billed Teal - Anas flavirostris. Common along road from Cochabamba to Oruro. The SACC says “Hellmayr & Conover (1948a) and many earlier classifications treated andium (Andean Teal) as a separate species from A. flavirostris. Many authors, from Meyer de Schauensee (1970) to Dickinson (2003), have treated andium as a subspecies of A. flavirostris. Anas andium was considered a separate species from Anas flavirostris by Ridgely et al. (2001), and this was followed by Hilty (2003). SACC proposal passed to recognize andium as separate species. 7 Jaramillo (2003) further suggested that the subspecies oxyptera may also deserve recognition as a separate species from A. flavirostris.
Yellow-billed Pintail - Anas georgica. Six seen along road from Cochabamba to Oruro.
Puna Teal - Anas puna. Common in the Lake Uru-Uru.
Cinnamon Teal - Anas cyanoptera. Common in the Lake Uru-Uru.
Andean (Ruddy) Duck - Oxyura (jamaicensis) ferruginea. Two seen on the high lake along road from Charazani to La Paz. Andean populations have often (e.g., Hellmayr & Conover 1948a, Siegfried 1976, Sibley & Ahlquist 1990, AOU 1998, Ridgely & Greenfield 2001, Jaramillo 2003, del Hoyo & Collar 2014) been treated as a separate species, O. ferruginea ("Andean Duck" or "Andean Ruddy-Duck"). However, see Adams and Slavid (1984), Fjeldså (1986), McCracken & Sorenson (2005), and Donegan et al. (2015) for rationale for treating them as conspecific, as done previously (e.g., Blake 1977, Johnsgard 1979), and then followed by Fjeldså & Krabbe (1990), Carboneras (1992f), and Dickinson & Remsen (2013). Siegfried (1976) and Livezey (1995) considered ferruginea to be more closely related to O. vittata than to O. jamaicensis, but McCracken & Sorenson (2005) showed that this is incorrect.
CHACHALACAS, GUANS & CURASSOWS (Cracidae)
Andean Guan - Penelope montagnii. Four seen at the APA-APA Reserve in Chullumani.
Red-faced Guan - Penelope dabbenei. About eight seen along road to Lomas Larga in Valle Grande. Range Restricted.
Dusky-legged Guan - Penelope obscura. One seen along the road from Saipina to Comarapa.
Blue-throated Piping-Guan - Pipile cumanensis. One seen at Los Volcanes.
Speckled Chachalaca – Ortalis guttata. Common.
Razor-billed Curassow - Mitu tuberosum. One seen by a few along Jeep Trail at los Volcanes.
White-tufted Grebe - Rollandia Rolland. About eight seen at Uru-Uru lake in Oruro. Specific name Podiceps rolland. rolland= In honor of Thomas Pierre Rolland, Master Gunner (1776-1847) French Navy, of the corvette L’Uranie which circled the globe 1817-1848.
Titicaca Grebe - Rollandia microptera. About five seen a Lake Titicaca, near the hotel. Sometimes this grebe is known as the Short-winged Grebe, but Titicaca Grebe is a much more appropriate name as that lake forms the main part of its distribution. It is also found farther south in lakes Popoo and Uru-uru. Therefore, it is restricted to the Altiplano of Bolivia and Peru. The most curious aspect of this grebe is that it is flightless, a trait it shares with the Peruvian Junín Grebe (Podiceps taczanowskii) and interestingly that grebe is in a different genus so the loss of flight occurred independently twice in South American grebes. The Titicaca Grebe was at one time quite common and estimates ranged as high as 10,000 individuals, but this grebe has been on a decline for at least the last two decades and this is partially blamed on the use of fishing nets which are catching the grebes and drowning them, current estimates are that 2000 remain. ENDANGERED.
Least Grebe - Tachybaptus dominicus. One seen on the pond in la Siveria, road from Comarapa to Cochabamba.
Chilean Flamingo - Phoenicopterus chilensis. About over a thousand seen at Uru-Uru lake in Oruro.
Andean Flamingo - Phoenicoparrus andinus. About three hundred seen at Uru-Uru lake in Oruro. Range Restricted, VULNERABLE.
James's Flamingo - Phoenicoparrus jamesi. About twenty seen at Uru-Uru lake in Oruro. Named for Harry Berkley James (1846-1892) British businessman and ornithologist in Chile. Range Restricted.
PIGEONS AND DOVES (Columbidae)
Plain-breasted Ground-Dove - Columbina minuta. Two see along the way to Loreto in Trinidad.
Ruddy Ground-Dove - Columbina talpacoti. Common.
Picui Ground-Dove - Columbina picui. Common.
Bare-faced Ground-Dove - Metriopelia ceciliae. About fifty seen on the way to Oruro, common in Andes. Named for Cecile Gautrau daughter of French naturalist Rene Lesson.
Black-winged Ground-Dove - Metriopelia melanoptera. About twenty seen from Cochabamba to Oruro.
Rock Dove - Columba livia. Common.
Picazuro Pigeon - Patagioenas picazuro. One seen near hotel Tapacare in Trinidad.
Spot-winged Pigeon - Patagioenas maculosa. Common along the road from la Paz to Charazani.
Band-tailed Pigeon - Patagioenas fasciata. Several seen on our way to Coroico and along the death road in Chuzquipata.
Pale-vented Pigeon - Patagioenas cayennensis. About twenty in the Apolo area and Machariapo, also in Trinidad.
Plumbeous Pigeon - Patagioenas plumbea. More common in the Apolo area.
Eared Dove - Zenaida auriculata. Common.
White-tipped Dove - Leptotila verreauxi. Common in Saipina and el Machariapo Valley. Named for the impressive sounding John Baptiste Edouard Verreaux (1810-1868) French Natural History dealer and collector.
Large-tailed (Yungas) Dove - Leptotila megalura. Heard only. Range Restricted.
White-throated Quail-Dove - Geotrygon frenata. About three seen in Tablas Montes in Cochabamba.
CUCKOOS AND ANIS (Cuculidae)
Squirrel Cuckoo - Piaya cayana. Common.
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Coccyzus americanus. One seen along Colorado lake trail, near Loma Suarez in Trinidad. Boreal migrant.
Greater Ani - Crotophaga major. Common in Trinidad.
Smooth-billed Ani - Crotophaga ani. Common.
Guira Cuckoo - Guira guira. Common in Trinidad.
Striped Cuckoo - Tapera naevia. Heard only.
NIGHTHAWKS AND NIGHTJARS (Caprimulgidae)
Common Pauraque - Nyctidromus albicollis. One seen at the Machariapo Valley.
Scissor-tailed Nightjar - Hydropsalis torquata. Two seen on the way to Aten in Apolo.
Rufous Nightjar - Antrostomus rufus. One seen at the Machariapo Valley.
White-chested Swift - Cypseloides lemosi. Saw a few near Saipina – this is a very localized overlooked swift and on what with the advances of digital photography is being recorded more and more.
Rothschild’s Swift – Cypseloides rothschildi. About ten seen near Saipina. The Rothschild’s Swift was long considered to be conspecific with the Sooty Swift (Cypseloides fumigatus), which species is largely confined to south-eastern South America. Like other Cypseloides species, Rothschild’s Swift is a medium-sized swift with long, broad wings, and a short square-ended tail. Its plumage is entirely mid brown; in the field separation from Sooty Swift is probably impossible, except on distribution. The present species is more or less confined to northwest Argentina into Bolivia. Very poorly known indeed, virtually nothing has been published concerning the Rothschild’s Swift’s ecology and behaviour.
Chestnut-collared Swift - Streptoprocne rutila. About twenty seen in Tablas Montes in Cochabamba.
White-collared Swift - Streptoprocne zonaris. Common.
White-tipped Swift - Aeronautes montivagus. One seen at los Volcanes.
Andean Swift - Aeronautes andecolus. About three seen at Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba.
Buff-bellied Hermit - Phaethornis subochraceus. One seen at Colorado Lake trail, near Lomas Suarez in Trinidad.
White-browed Hermit - Phaethornis stuarti. One seen at el Chairo in Coroico.
Great-billed Hermit - Phaethornis malaris. One seen at Los Volcanes on trocha Loro.
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans. About seven seen at el Chairo along the trail to Jotapata National Park.
Black-throated Mango - Anthracothorax nigricollis. Seen - a couple at Los Volcanes.
Amethyst-throated Sunangel - Heliangelus amethysticollis. Couple seen at Tablas Montes and another seen along death road to Chuzquipata. From the Greek Helios =sun, Angelos = angel. From the habit of this genus of lifting their wings monetarily as in stylized angel paintings, on alighting on a twig.
Rufous-crested Coquette - Lophornis delattrei. One female seen in El Chairo near the Cotapata National Park. Named for Adolphe de Lattre, French collector in Mexico and Colombia.
Speckled Hummingbird - Adelomyia melanogenys. One seen along the way from Chullumani to Coroico.
Long-tailed Sylph - Aglaiocercus kingi. One seen along road to La Siberia. Named for Rear-Admiral Philip Parker King (1791-1856) British marine surveyor and collector in tropical America.
Red-tailed Comet - Sappho sparganura. Several seen in Lomas Larga, near Valle Grande and another on the way to Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba.
Andean Hillstar - Oreotrochilus estella. One seen very well, along the way from Cochabamba to Oruro, also one seen in Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba.
Wedge-tailed Hillstar - Oreotrochilus adela. One seen flying over by some along road to Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba. Range Restricted.
Tyrian Metaltail - Metallura tyrianthina. Common in the Coroico area and along the death road. Named for Tyrion Lannister of Casterly Rock, first of his name, brother to Jaime Lannister (the Kingslayer) and Queen Cersei of Kings Landing widow of King Robert Baratheon.
Black-hooded Sunbeam - Aglaeactis pamela. Seen two at el Pondo village in a long road from Oruro to Quine and Inquisivi, also one above Sorata. What a stunning Hummer! ENDEMIC.
Collared Inca - Coeligena torquata. Seen one along the death road in Chusquipata.
Bolivian (Violet-throated) Starfrontlet - Coeligena violifer. Seen two along the way to Tablas Montes in Cochabamba.
Rufous-booted Racket-tail - Ocreatus addae. One feeding on flowers in el Chairo along trail to Cotapata National Park. The Racket tailed Puffleg was unknown in life but specimens existed in various London cabinets, whence a drawing was sent in 1832 by Mr. Underwood on behalf of Charles Stokes, a London stockbroker and collector. An article in Zootaxa 4200 (1): 083–108 2016 Biogeography and taxonomy of racket-tail hummingbirds (Aves: Trochilidae: Ocreatus): evidence for species delimitation from morphology and display behavior by KARL-L. SCHUCHMANN, ANDRÉ-A. WELLER & DIETMAR JÜRGENS provided evidence from plumage and behavior that Ocreatus underwoodii should be treated as four species, with the subspecies addae, annae, and peruana elevated to species rank. If this is so the species would be thus:
White-booted Racket-tail O. underwoodii Venezuela to W Ecuador;
Peruvian Racket-tail O. peruvianus E Ecuador to NE Peru;
Anna’s Racket-tail O. annae Pasco to Cuzco (endemic);
Rufous-booted Racket-tail O. addae Bolivia (endemic).
Violet-fronted Brilliant - Heliodoxa leadbeateri. Several seen feedings on flowers in el Chairo along trail to Cotapata National Park.
Giant Hummingbird - Patagona gigas. About four at Cerro Tunari and another along road from Cochabamba to Oruro. One of the world's largest Hummingbirds after the Sword-billed Hummingbird if talking about measurement from tail tip to bill tip.
White-bellied Woodstar - Chaetocercus mulsant. One seen at el Chairo in Coroico.
Glittering-bellied Emerald - Chlorostilbon lucidus. One seen in Laguna Esperanza in Valle Grande and a few more seen along road to Comapara.
Gray-breasted Sabrewing - Campylopterus largipennis. One seen along road from Apolo to Charazani.
Fork-tailed Woodnymph - Thalurania furcata. One seen very well at Loro Train in los Volcanes.
White-bellied Hummingbird - Amazilia chionogaster. One seen in the Valle Grande area and another in the Saipina area. This forms song is totally diifferent from other areas there is a potential split here.
Golden-tailed Sapphire - Chrysuronia oenone. One seen along the road from Apolo to Charazani.
Rufous-throated Sapphire - Hylocharis sapphirina. One seen very well at Loreto in Trinidad.
White-chinned Sapphire - Hylocharis cyanus. One male seen at Colorado lake trail, near Loma Suarez in Trinidad.
Anhinga - Anhinga anhinga. Common in Trinidad.
Gray-cowled Wood-Rail - Aramides cajaneus. Seems common in Loreto area.
Chestnut-headed Crake - Anurolimnas castaneiceps. One seen along road in the Machariapo Valley.
Plumbeous Rail - Pardirallus sanguinolentus. Heard only.
Common Gallinule - Gallinula galeata. Common at Uru-Uru lake in Oruro. Note that this species is a recent split from Common Moorhen of the old world (Gallinula chlorops) on the basis of morphological, genetic, and vocal differences (Groenenberg et al 2008).
Giant Coot - Fulica gigantea. About twenty in the high Andean ponds, on the way from Charazani to La Paz.
Slate-colored (Andean) Coot - Fulica ardesiaca. Common in the Uru-Uro lake in Oruro.
American Golden-Plover - Pluvialis dominica. One seen at Uru-Uro in Oruro.
Southern Lapwing - Vanellus chilensis. Common along the road from Trinidad to Santa Cruz.
Andean Lapwing - Vanellus resplendens. Several seen along road from la Paz to Charazani.
Puna Plover - Charadrius alticola. Three seen at Uru-Uro lake in Oruro.
STILTS AND AVOCETS (Recurvirostridae)
Black-necked (White-necked) Stilt - Himantopus mexicanus. About fifty seen at Uru-Uro lake in Oruro. Taxonomy is a bit confusing. The SACC says “Himantopus mexicanus was formerly considered a subspecies of Old World H. himantopus (“Common Stilt”). Some authors have treated southern South American melanurus (White-backed Stilt) as a separate species. The six taxa in the genus Himantopus form a near-globally distributed super species and between one to six species-level taxa recognized by various authors. Virtually no data are available relevant to taxon-ranking of allopatric populations. The contact between mexicanus and melanurus in South America, where at least some hybridization occurs, affords one of the best opportunities for such study.
Andean Avocet - Recurvirostra andina. About twenty seen at Uru-Uro lake in Oruro.
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius. Two seen near hotel Tapacare in Trinidad.
Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca. Three seen at Uru-Uro lake in Oruro.
Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes. Two seen at Uru-Uro lake in Oruro.
Solitary Sandpiper - Tringa solitaria. Two seen near hotel Tapacare in Trinidad.
Baird's Sandpiper - Calidris bairdii. About forty seen at Uru-Uro lake in Oruro.
Buff-breasted Sandpiper - Tryngites subruficollis. One seen near hotel Tapacare in Trinidad.
Wilson's Phalarope - Phalaropus tricolor. About five seen at Uru-Uro lake in Oruro.
Wattled Jacana - Jacana jacana. Common in the Trinidad area.
GULLS AND TERNS (Laridae)
Andean Gull - Chroicocephalus serranus. Common in Andes.
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex. About seven seen along the way to Loma Suarez.
Rufescent Tiger-Heron - Tigrisoma lineatum. About seven seen along road Trinidad to Santa Cruz.
Fasciated Tiger-Heron - Tigrisoma fasciatum. One seen along road from Charazani to Apolo.
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax. Seen at Titicaca lake, near the hotel in la Paz.
Striated Heron - Butorides striata. Common in Trinidad wetlands.
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis. Common. It only colonized the Americas from the Old World in the 20th century, one of the most striking examples of avian range expansions in historic times. Largely a terrestrial feeder, reports of stomach contents have shown that grasshoppers are their main prey item.
Cocoi Heron - Ardea cocoi. Five seen on our way to Loreto.
Great Egret - Ardea alba. Common. Formerly placed in either Egretta or the monotypic genus Casmerodius. Called Western Great Egret after the split of Ardea modesta (Eastern Great Egret) from A. alba (Sheldon 1987, Collar 2007, Christidis & Boles 2008).
Whistling Heron - Syrigma sibilatrix. One seen on our way to Loreto.
Capped Heron - Pilherodius pileatus. One seen on our way from Trinidad to Santa Cruz.
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula. Common. Thula’ is an Araucano (Chilean) Indian name for the Black-necked Swan, erroneously given to the Snowy Egret!
Little Blue Heron - Egretta caerulea. One seen seen at Uru-Uru lake in Oruro.
Puna Ibis - Plegadis ridgwayi. Common at Uru-Uru lake in Oruro.
Green Ibis - Mesembrinibis cayennensis. One seen on our way to Loma Suarez in Trinidad.
Bare-faced Ibis - Phimosus infuscatus. Two seen in Loreto and five more seen along road from Trinidad to Santa Cruz.
Plumbeous Ibis - Theristicus caerulescens. Seen two in Loreto and few more on our way to Loma Suarez in Trinidad.
Buff-necked Ibis - Theristicus caudatus. Seen few in the Valle Grande area.
Roseate Spoonbill - Platalea ajaja. Five along road from Trinidad to Santa Cruz.
AMERICAN VULTURES (Cathartidae)
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura. Common. Jaramillo (2003) suggested that the resident tropical subspecies ruficollis and the southern subspecies group (jota and "falklandica") might merit recognition as separate species from the northern Cathartes aura group.
Greater Yellow-headed Vulture - Cathartes melambrotos. Seen one at El Chairo in Coroico.
Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus. Common. After the opinions of a few 19th century taxonomists were long ignored, recent genetic studies have indicated that New World vultures are modified storks and don’t belong with the raptors; an excellent example of convergent evolution.
King Vulture - Sarcoramphus papa. Seen one after leaving los Volcanes, on our way to Mairana.
Andean Condor - Vultur gryphus. Several seen in la Siberia, from Comarapa to Cochabamba.
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus. One seen along road to Loma Suarez in Trinidad.
HAWKS AND EAGLES (Accipitridae)
Swallow-tailed Kite - Elanoides forficatus. Common.
Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle - Spizaetus melanoleucus. Two seen at the Machariapo Valley in the Madidi Nationa Park.
Snail Kite - Rostrhamus sociabilis. One seen on the way lo Loreto in Trinidad and another on the way to Santa Cruz.
Slender-billed Kite - Helicolestes hamatus. One seen on the way lo Loreto in Trinidad.
Plumbeous Kite - Ictinia plumbea. Common.
Cinereous Harrier - Circus cinereus. Seen one on way from Charazani to la Paz.
Long-winged Harrier - Circus buffoni. One seen outside the Trinidad area. Named for George-Louis Comte de Buffon (1707-1788) French naturalist and director of the Jardin du Roi in Paris.
Plain-breasted Hawk – Accipiter ventralis. One seen flying over at Laguna Esperarnza in Quirusilla.
Bicolored Hawk - Accipiter bicolor. One seen flying by the cliff, on the way from Saipina to Comarapa.
Crane Hawk - Geranospiza caerulescens. One seen flying over the Colorado lake trail, near Loma Suares in Trinidad.
Savanna Hawk - Buteogallus meridionalis. Common in the area of Loreto in Trinidad.
Great Black-Hawk - Buteogallus urubitinga. One seen on the way to Loreto/Laredo.
Roadside Hawk - Rupornis magnirostris. Common.
Harris's Hawk - Parabuteo unicinctus. One seen along the road from Los Volcanes to Valle Grande.
White-tailed Hawk - Geranoaetus albicaudatus. One seen flying over at Laguna Esperanza in Quirusilla.
Variable Hawk - Geranoaetus polyosoma. Common. Farquhar (1988) concluded that Buteo poecilochrous and B. polyosoma are conspecific, as they were formerly treated (REF); he was unable to find any way to reliably diagnose the two forms using plumage characters or measurements. Ridgely & Greenfield (2001), Jaramillo (2003), and Schulenberg et al. (2007) followed this treatment and suggested "Variable Hawk" be retained for the composite species. Genetic data (Riesing et al. 2003) are consistent with hypothesis that B. polyosoma and B. poecilochrous are conspecific. [incorp. Cabot & De Vries 2003, Vaurie 1962]. SACC proposal passed to treat as conspecific. Cabot & de Vries (2003, 2004, 2010) presented additional data that support their recognition as separate species. SACC proposal to re-elevate poecilochrous to species rank did not pass.
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle - Geranoaetus melanoleucus. Several flying over los Volcanes, and more in Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba.
Broad-winged Hawk - Buteo platypterus. One seen along the way from Charazani to Apolo.
Short-tailed Hawk - Buteo brachyurus. One seen along road to Lomas Larga in Valle Grande.
Maguari Stork - Ciconia maguari. About four seen in open agriculture, along road from Trinidad to Santa Cruz.
Jabiru - Jabiru mycteria. Two seen on the way to Laredo in Trinidad.
Wood Stork - Mycteria americana. Ten seen along road from Trinidad to Santa Cruz.
Neotropic Cormorant - Phalacrocorax brasilianus. Common.
Hoatzin - Opisthocomus hoazin. Three seen along road to Loma Suarez.
Rufescent Screech-Owl - Megascops ingens. One seen at los Volcanes.
Burrowing Owl - Athene cunicularia. Several seen in the Apolo area.
Tropical Screech-Owl - Megascops choliba. Heard only.
Black-tailed Trogon - Trogon melanurus. Two seen at Colorado lake trail, near Loma Suares in Trinidad.
Blue-crowned Trogon - Trogon curucui. Common in Trinidad and at Los Volcanes.
Ringed Kingfisher - Megaceryle torquata. Common in Trinidad.
Amazon Kingfisher - Chloroceryle amazona. One seen in Loma Suarez in Trinidad and another on the way to Apolo.
Amazonian Motmot - Momotus momota. One seen at the Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Rufous-tailed Jacamar - Galbula ruficauda. Two seen in Loreto in Trinidad.
Bluish-fronted Jacamar - Galbula cyanescens. Two seen at the Machariapo Valley in Apolo. Range Restricted.
White-eared Puffbird - Nystalus chacuru. Three seen along road to Aten in Apolo.
Chaco (Spot-backed) Puffbird - Nystalus maculatus. One seen at the Misque river and another along road to San Isidro in Saipina. Range Restricted.
Black-fronted Nunbird - Monasa nigrifrons. Common in Trinidad.
Gilded Barbet - Capito auratus. One seen along road from Apolo to Charazani.
Versicolored Barbet - Eubucco versicolor. One seen at APA-APA Reserve and another in San Miguelito road in Cochabamba.
Toco Toucan - Ramphastos toco. Three seen and seems common in Trinidad.
Channel-billed Toucan - Ramphastos vitellinus. About three seen at Los Volcanes and also heard in the Machariapo Valley.
Black-throated (Emerald) Toucanet - Aulacorhynchus prasinus atrogularis. Seen several at el Chairo in Coroico. Some classifications call this Southern Emerald Toucanet.
Chestnut-tipped Toucanet - Aulacorhynchus derbianus. Two seen at Los Volcanes. Named for Edward Smith Stanley 13th Earl of Derby, English zoologist.
Blue-banded Toucanet - Aulacorhynchus coeruleicinctis. One seen at San Miguelito and two more at the Apa-Apa Reserve in Chullumani.
Hooded Mountain-Toucan - Andigena cucullate. One seen flying across road at Tablas Montes in Cochabamba. Not satisfactory views according to most folks. Range Restricted.
Chestnut-eared Aracari - Pteroglossus castanotis. One seen at Los Volcanes and three more at El Machariapo Valley in Apolo. From the Greek – Pteron = feather. Glossus = tongue. Feather tongued.
Ocellated Piculet - Picumnus dorbignyanus. One seen along road from Comarapa to La Siberia.
White-wedged Piculet - Picumnus albosquamatus. Two seen in Trinidad, one in Saipina and one at El Machariapo Valley.
White Woodpecker - Melanerpes candidus. Two seen at Loreto area in Trinidad.
Yellow-tufted Woodpecker - Melanerpes cruentatus. Heard only.
White-fronted Woodpecker - Melanerpes cactorum. Common in Saipina and Comarapa area.
Striped Woodpecker - Veniliornis lignarius. One seen along road to Saipina and another seen near Quime in Chullumani.
Little Woodpecker - Veniliornis passerinus. Seen one at Loreto in Trinidad.
Red-stained Woodpecker - Veniliornis affinis. Seen two at the Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Golden-olive Woodpecker - Colaptes rubiginosus. Seen one at El Chairo in Coroico.
Crimson-mantled Woodpecker - Colaptes rivolii. One seen at the APA-APA Reserve in Chullumani. Named for another Frenchman Francois Victor Massena Prince d’Essling and Duc de Rivoli –ornithologist and collector 1795-1863 Green-barred Flicker - Colaptes melanochloros.
Andean Flicker - Colaptes rupicola. Common in Andes.
Campo Flicker - Colaptes campestris. Four seen at Loreto in Trinidad.
Lineated Woodpecker - Dryocopus lineatus. Seen two at APA-APA Reserve and another in the Machariapo Valley.
Red-necked Woodpecker - Campephilus rubricollis. About four seen at Los Volcanes.
Crimson-crested Woodpecker - Campephilus melanoleucos. Two seen in the Trinidad area.
Cream-backed Woodpecker - Campephilus leucopogon. One seen leaving Los Volcanes, on the way to Valle Grande.
Collared Forest-Falcon - Micrastur semitorquatus. Heard only.
Southern Caracara - Caracara plancus. Common in Trinidad.
Mountain Caracara - Phalcoboenus megalopterus. Common in the Andes.
Yellow-headed Caracara - Milvago chimachima. Several seen in Trinidad area.
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius. Common.
Bat Falcon - Falco rufigularis. Two seen at the Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Aplomado Falcon - Falco femoralis. One seen at the Uru-Uru lake in Oruro.
Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus. One seen at Saipina and another at the Uru-Uru lake in Oruro.
MACAWS AND PARROTS (Psittacidae)
Blue-and-yellow Macaw - Ara ararauna. About fifteen seen in Loreto in Trinidad.
Blue-throated Macaw - Ara glaucogularis. About seven seen at Loreto in Trinidad. CRITICALLY ENDANGERED ENDEMIC.
Military Macaw - Ara militaris. Two seen flying high at Los Volcanes. VULNERABLE.
Red-and-green Macaw - Ara chloropterus. Two seen at Loreto in Trinidad.
Red-fronted Macaw - Ara rubrogenys. About twenty seen flying over and a family group seen very close eating maize, near the Rio Mizque at Saipina. ENDANGERED ENDEMIC.
Chestnut-fronted Macaw – Ara severus. Ten seen in Loreto and Laredo in Trinidad.
Golden-collared Macaw – Primolius auricollis. About five seen near Suarez Lake in Trinidad.
Blue-crowned Parakeet – Aratinga acuticaudata. Large numbers seen in Saipina, near rio Mizque.
Mitred Parakeet – Aratinga mitrata. Common.
White-eyed Parakeet – Aratinga leucophthalma. Common in Trinidad and few more seen in APA-APA reserve in Chullumani.
Dusky-headed Parakeet – Aratinga weddellii. Dozens seen in Loreto in Trinidad.
Peach-fronted Parakeet – Aratinga aurea. Common in Trinidad.
Green-cheeked Parakeet – Pyrrhura molinae. Common at Los Volcanes and Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Blue-winged Parrotlet - Forpus xanthopterygius. Common in Trinidad.
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet - Brotogeris chiriri. Common in Trinidad area.
Cliff Parakeet - Myiopsitta luchsi. About twenty seen in Saipina and few more near Rio Mizque. ENDEMIC.
Gray-hooded Parakeet - Psilopsiagon aymara. Several groups seen along Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba and on the way to Oruro.
Mountain Parakeet - Psilopsiagon aurifrons. Seen about fifteen near Uru-Uru lake in Oruro.
Andean Parakeet - Bolborhynchus orbygnesius. Several groups seen along road to Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba.
Black-winged Parrot - Hapalopsittaca melanotis. Heard only.
Red-billed Parrot - Pionus sordidus. Seen in a large flock in Coroico.
Blue-headed Parrot - Pionus menstruus. Common in Trinidad area.
Tucuman (Alder) Parrot - Amazona tucumana. About thirty seen al Laguna Esperanza and couple dozen more seen along road to Lomas Larga in Valle Grande VULNERABLE, Range Restricted.
Plum-crowned (Speckle-faced) Parrot - Pionus tumultuosus. Heard only.
Turquoise-fronted Parrot - Amazona aestiva. A few at Los Volcanes.
Mealy Parrot - Amazona farinosa. Two seen at the Machariapo Valley.
Scaly-naped Parrot - Amazona mercenarius. Large flocks flying over at Los Volcanes and few more at El Chairo in Coroico.
Giant Antshrike - Batara cinerea. One male seen along road from Comarapa to La Siberia.The Giant Antshrike occurs in two discrete areas in South America: in the foothills of the Andes and adjacent lowlands in southern Bolivia and northern Argentina; and in the Atlantic Forest region of southern Brazil and northeastern Argentina. Despite its large size - immense size, by antbird standards - the Giant Antshrike is unobtrusive and often is difficult to observe. The loud trilled song, however, carries a long distance.
Great Antshrike - Taraba major. About four seen in Trinidad and few more in the Machariapo.
Barred Antshrike - Thamnophilus doliatus. One seen in Trinidad.
Rufous-capped Antshrike - Thamnophilus ruficapillus. Two seen in Lomas Larga in Valle Grande and one more along the way to Saipina.
Chestnut-backed Antshrike - Thamnophilus palliatus. Couple seen along road to Loma Suarez and couple more heard at Los Volcanes.
Bolivian Slaty-Antshrike - Thamnophilus sticturus. One seen at Colorado Lake trail near Loma Suarez in Trinidad.
Variable Antshrike - Thamnophilus caerulescens. Heard only.
Upland Antshrike - Thamnophilus aroyae. Seen two at El Chairo in Coroico and heard only in the Machariapo Valley. Range Restricted.
Plain Antvireo - Dysithamnus mentalis. Seen at the Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Stripe-chested Antwren - Myrmotherula longicauda. Heard only.
Yungas Antwren - Myrmotherula grisea. Heard only by a few participants.
Black-capped Antwren - Herpsilochmus atricapillus. Two seen at Los Volcanes.
Black-bellied Antwren - Formicivora melanogaster. Seen two at El Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Mato Grosso Antbird - Cercomacra melanaria. Two Seen at Colorado Lake trail, near Loma Suarez in Trinidad. Named for the State of Mato Grosso in Brazil. Mato Grosso means thick bushes in Portuguese, which is where this species is always found.
White-backed Fire-eye - Pyriglena leuconota. Two seen at Colorado Lake trail, near Loma Suare in Trinidad, Also in Los Volcanes.
Band-tailed Antbird - Hypocnemoides maculicauda. One seen well on the Laguna Colorado trail.
Olive-crowned Crescentchest - Melanopareia maximiliani. Seen one very well along Road from la Siberia to Cochabamba, another seen on the way to Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba.
Slaty Gnateater - Conopophaga ardesiaca. About two seen at Los Volcanes. Range Restricted.
Undulated Antpitta - Grallaria squamigera. Heard only.
White-throated Antpitta - Grallaria albigula. Heard only.
Rufous-faced Antpitta - Grallaria erythrotis. One seen on the road from Comarapa to La Siberia. Was an endemic until earlier in 2016 when it was found in Peru. Range Restricted.
Trilling Tapaculo - Scytalopus parvirostris. One seen at road exit, along road from Comarapa to La Siberia. Skutalon = stick. Pous = foot. Stickfoot!!! Just look at their feet.
Bolivian Tapaculo - Scytalopus bolivianus. Seen two at Los Volcanes. Range Restricted.
Puna Tapaculo - Scytalopus simonsi. Seen one near La Cumbre, on the way to La Paz. Range Restricted.
Diademed Tapaculo - Scytalopus schulenbergi. Heard only. Named for Thomas Schulenburg of Cornell University author of A Field Guide to the Birds of Peru. Range Restricted.
Black-faced Antthrush - Formicarius analis. Heard only.
Short-tailed Antthrush - Chamaeza campanisona. Seen two at Los Volcanes.
Common Miner - Geositta cunicularia. About ten seen along road from La Paz to Charazani.
Puna Miner - Geositta punensis. Seen two along road from Cochabamba to Oruro. Range Restricted.
Olivaceous Woodcreeper - Sittasomus griseicapillus amazonicus. Amazonian race, several seen in Trinidad area.
Olivaceous Woodcreeper - Sittasomus griseicapillus viridis. Olive Morph, one seen In Apolo.
Black-banded Woodcreeper - Dendrocolaptes picumnus. One seen in Lomas Larga and another all barred seen at El Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Strong-billed Woodcreeper - Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus. One seen at road exit, along road from Comarapa to la Siberia.
Great Rufous Woodcreeper - Xiphocolaptes major. One seen at Tapacare Hotel in Trinidad.
Tschudi’s (Ocellated) Woodcreeper - Xiphorhynchus ocellatus chumchotambo. Two seen at Los Volcanes.
Buff-throated Woodcreeper - Xiphorhynchus guttatus. Common in Trinidad area.
Straight-billed Woodcreeper - Dendroplex picus. Seen two near Loma Suarez in Trinidad.
Red-billed Scythebill - Campylorhamphus trochilirostris. Heard only.
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper - Lepidocolaptes angustirostris. Common in Trinidad and couple more seen in Saipina.
Montane Woodcreeper - Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger. One seen at APA-APA Reserve and one more seen at El Chairo in Coroico.
Streaked Xenops - Xenops rutilans. Three seen at Los Volcanes.
Rock Earthcreeper - Ochetorhynchus andaecola. Two seen along the way from Comarapa to Cochabamba.
Streaked Tuftedcheek - Pseudocolaptes boissonneautii. One seen at Tablas Montes near Cochabamba.
Bolivian Earthcreeper - Tarphonomus harterti. One seen on the way to Valle Grande and another along to Saipina. ENDEMIC.
Rufous Hornero - Furnarius rufus. Common.
Wren-like Rushbird - Phleocryptes melanops. Two seen at Uru-Uru lake in Oruro.
Buff-breasted Earthcreeper - Upucerthia validirostris. Two seen along way from Charazani to La Paz.
Cream-winged Cinclodes - Cinclodes albiventris. Common in Andes. 2 individuals seen at Soraypampa and on the way to Paucartambo town. Jaramillo (2003) suggested that the albiventris group might warrant recognition as a separate species from Bar-winged Cinclodes Cinclodes fuscus. Unfortunately, Chesser’s (2004a) sampling did not include populations of C. fuscus from the Andes north of Argentina. Sanín et al. (2009) sampled C. fuscus from throughout its range and found that it was polyphyletic, with various populations more closely related to C. olrogi, C. oustaleti, C. comechingonus, and C. antarcticus. SACC proposal passed to elevate the albiventris and albidiventris groups to species rank. As for English names, Jaramillo (2003) proposed Creamwinged Cinclodes for C. albiventris and Buff- winged Cinclodes for C. fuscus, and Jaramillo (see proposal 415) proposed Chestnut-winged Cinclodes for C. albidiventris; these are used here tentatively until formal SACC action.
White-winged Cinclodes - Cinclodes atacamensis. Common in Andes, and relate to running streams.
Buff-fronted Foliage-gleaner - Philydor rufum. Seen about three at Los Volcanes.
Montane Foliage-gleaner - Anabacerthia striaticollis. One seen at Laguna Esperanza and another on the way to Apolo.
Pearled Treerunner - Margarornis squamiger. One seen at road exit, along road from Comarapa to la Siberia and one more at Tablas Montes in Cochabamba.
Brown-capped Tit-Spinetail - Leptasthenura fuliginiceps. One seen on the way to Cerro Tunari and two more on the way from Cochabamba to Oruro. Range Restricted.
Tawny Tit-Spinetail - Leptasthenura yanacensis. One seen on the way to Cerro Tunari and two more on the way from Cochabamba to Oruro. Range Restricted.
Andean Tit-Spinetail - Leptasthenura andicola. One seen along the death road to Chuzquipata in Coroico.
Streak-fronted Thornbird - Phacellodomus striaticeps. Heard only.
Spot-breasted Thornbird - Phacellodomus maculipectus. Two seen on the way to Valle Grande.
Greater Thornbird - Phacellodomus ruber. Four seen near Loma Suares in Trinidad.
Creamy-breasted (Rusty-vented) Canastero - Asthenes dorbignyi dorbignyi. Two seen on the way to Oruro, Cochabamba.
Creamy-breasted (Dark-winged) Canastero - Asthenes dorbignyi arequipae. Two seen along the way to Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba.
Scribble-tailed Canastero - Asthenes maculicauda. One seen near la Cumbre, along the way from Chuzquipata to La Paz. Range Restricted.
Puna Canastero - Asthenes sclateri. One seen along the road from Charazani to La Paz. Range Restricted.
Streak-throated Canastero - Asthenes humilis. One seen near la Cumbre and on the long the road from Charazani to La Paz.
Black-throated Thistletail - Asthenes harterti. One seen at Tablas Montes in Cochabamba. ENDEMIC.
Beni Plain Softtail - Thripophaga fusciceps. Three seen at Laredo in Trinidad. ENDEMIC.
Light-crowned Spinetail - Cranioleuca albiceps. One seen at road exit, along road from Comarapa to la Siberia and one more at Tablas Montes in Cochabamba. Range Restricted.
Stripe-crowned Spinetail - Cranioleuca pyrrhophia. Three seen on the way to Comarapa and three more near Saipina.
Bolivian Spinetail - Cranioleuca henricae. Two see after inquisive on the way to Chullumani. ENDEMIC.
Chotoy Spinetail - Schoeniophylax phryganophilus. Two seen at Loreto in Trinidad.
Yellow-chinned Spinetail - Certhiaxis cinnamomeus. One seen near Suarez Lake in Trinidad.
Ochre-cheeked Spinetail – Synallaxis scutata. One seen at entrance jeep road in Los Volcanes.
Plain-crowned Spinetail – Synallaxis gujanensis. Heard only.
Cabanis’s Spinetail – Synallaxis cabanisi. One seen very well along road from Apolo to Charazani.
Sooty-fronted Spinetail – Synallaxis frontalis. Three seen near Saipina.
Azara’s Spinetail – Synallaxis azarae. Heard only.
TYRANT FLYCATCHERS (Tyrannidae)
Sclater's Tyrannulet - Phyllomyias sclateri. One seen at Laguna Ezperanza near Quirusilla and another at Lomas Larga in Valle Grande. Range Restricted.
Forest Elaenia - Myiopagis gaimardii. Two seen at Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Yellow-bellied Elaenia - Elaenia flavogaster. One seen on the way to Loma Suarez in Trinidad and another in Apolo.
Large Elaenia - Elaenia spectabilis. One seen on the way to Lomas Suarez.
Small-billed Elaenia - Elaenia parvirostris. Heard only.
Mottle-backed Elaenia - Elaenia gigas. One seen on the way to Apolo.
Lesser Elaenia - Elaenia chiriquensis. Three seen at the Machariapo Valley.
Highland Elaenia - Elaenia obscura. About four seen at Lomas Larga in Valle Grande.
Sierran Elaenia - Elaenia pallatangae. One seen at Tablas Montes in Cochabamba.
Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet - Camptostoma obsoletum. One seen near Saipina.
Suiriri Flycatcher - Suiriri suiriri. About three seen near Valle Grande and another near Saipina.
Buff-banded Tyrannulet - Mecocerculus hellmayri. Two seen along Lomas Larga and two more on the way to Cochabamba.
White-throated Tyrannulet - Mecocerculus leucophrys. About six seen in Lomas Larga and three more on the way to Cochabamba, near La Siberia.
Yellow-billed Tit-Tyrant - Anairetes flavirostris. One seen on the way from La Siberia to Cochabamba and another at Uru-Uru lake in Oruros.
Tufted Tit-Tyrant - Anairetes parulus. About six seen on the way to Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba.
White-bellied Tyrannulet - Serpophaga munda. Three seen on the way to Valle Grande, a couple more in Saipina.
Mouse-colored Tyrannulet - Phaeomyias murina murina. One seen near San Isidro in Comarapa. The SACC says “Ridgely & Tudor (1994) noted that vocal differences suggest that Phaeomyias murina might consist of more than one species. Ridgely & Greenfield (2001) considered the subspecies tumbezana (with inflava and maranonica) of southwestern Ecuador and northwestern Peru to represent a separate species based on differences in vocalizations. Rheindt et al. (2008c) found genetic evidence consistent with two species, and Zucker et al. (2016) found additional evidence for multiple species within P. murina.
Greater Wagtail-Tyrant - Stigmatura budytoides. Common around Valle Grande, Saipina and Comarapa.
Bolivian Tyrannulet - Zimmerius bolivianus. One seen at APA-APA reserve and one more at San Miguelito in Cochabamba.
Marble-faced Bristle-Tyrant - Phylloscartes ophthalmicus. One seen at Los Volcanes and two more seen at APA-APA Reserve, and in El Chairo in Coroico.
Streak-necked Flycatcher - Mionectes striaticollis. Two seen at Tablas Montes in Cochabamba.
Sepia-capped Flycatcher - Leptopogon amaurocephalus. Two seen along road from Apolo to Charazani.
Slaty-capped Flycatcher - Leptopogon superciliaris. Two seen at Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Southern Scrub-Flycatcher - Sublegatus modestus. One seen near Suares Lake in Trinidad.
Many-colored Rush Tyrant - Tachuris rubrigastra. About six seen at Uro-Uro Lake in Oruro.
White-bellied Pygmy-Tyrant - Myiornis albiventris. About five seen at the Machariapo Valley in Apolo. Not an easy bird to see and has a disjunct range.
Yungas Tody-Tyrant - Hemitriccus spodiops. Two seen at El Chairo in Coroico. Range Restricted.
Pearly-vented Tody-Tyrant - Hemitriccus margaritaceiventer. One seen leaving Volcanes and several more in Valle Grande and Saipina area.
Ochre-faced Tody-Flycatcher - Poecilotriccus plumbeiceps. One seen on the way to Vallegrande.
Rusty-fronted Tody-Flycatcher - Poecilotriccus latirostris. Two seen at Colorado Lake trail, near Loma Suares in Trinidad.
Yellow-browed Tody-Flycatcher - Todirostrum chrysocrotaphum. Common in Trinidad.
Yellow-olive (Tolmomyas) Flycatcher - Tolmomyias sulphurescens. Two seen at Colorado Lake trail, near Loma Suarez in Trinidad and another in Los Volcanes.
Bran-colored Flycatcher - Myiophobus fasciatus. Three seen at Valle Grande and Saipina area.
Cinnamon Flycatcher - Pyrrhomyias cinnamomeus. One seen along Lomas Larga, three more near la Sibera and one more at APA-APA Reserve.
Cliff Flycatcher - Hirundinea ferruginea. Four seen on the way to Laguna Esperanza and about ten more in Saipina area.
Fuscous Flycatcher Undescribed species - Cnemotriccus (fuscatus) bimaculatus. One seen at el Machariapo Valle, near the Surichi river.
Alder Flycatcher - Empidonax alnorum. Seen two in Trinidad area, one more in Saipana and two more at el Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Olive-sided Flycatcher - Contopus cooperi. About three seen at el Machariapo Valley.
Western/Eastern Wood-Pewee - Contopus sp. Three seen at Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Tropical Pewee - Contopus cinereus. One seen at el Chairo in Coroico.
Black Phoebe - Sayornis nigricans. Three seen at el Chairo in Coroico.
Andean Negrito - Lessonia oreas. Four seen at Uru-Uru lake in Oruro.
Plumbeous Tyrant - Knipolegus cabanisis. One seen at Lomas Larga and another on the way to La Siberia. Named for Jean Louis Cabanis (1816-1906) German ornithologist.
White-winged Black-Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus. About five seen in Saipina area and four more on the way to Cerro Tunari, two more from Cochabamba to Oruro and two more near Inquisivi.
Yellow-browed Tyrant - Satrapa icterophrys. One seen on the way to Valle Grande.
Taczanowski's Ground-Tyrant - Muscisaxicola griseus. Two seen along road from Cochabamba to Oruro. Named for Wladislaw Taczanowski (1819- 1890) Polish ornithologist and collector.
Cinereous Ground-Tyrant - Muscisaxicola cinereus. Two seen on the way to Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba.
Rufous-naped Ground-Tyrant - Muscisaxicola rufivertex. About four seen along the way from Cochabamba to Oruro.
White-rumped Monjita - Xolmis velatus. Four seen at Loreto in Trinidad.
Streak-throated Bush-Tyrant - Myiotheretes striaticollis. One seen at Lomas Larga In Valle Grande.
Rufous-webbed Bush-Tyrant - Polioxolmis rufipennis. Two seen along the road from Charazani to La Paz.
Crowned (Kalinowski’s) Chat-Tyrant - Ochthoeca (Silvicultrix) spodionota. Heard only.
Rufous-breasted Chat-Tyrant - Ochthoeca rufipectoralis. Seen two on the near la Siberia, Two more at Tablas Montes and two more along the death road near Chusquipata.
Brown-backed Chat-Tyrant - Ochthoeca fumicolor. Two seen near La Cumbre on the way to La Paz.
White-browed Chat-Tyrant - Ochthoeca leucophrys. One seen near la Siberia and two more on the way to Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba.
Cattle Tyrant - Machetornis rixosa. Common in Trinidad.
Rusty-margined Flycatcher - Myiozetetes cayanensis. One seen on the way to Loma Suaresz in Trinidad.
Social Flycatcher - Myiozetetes similis. Common in Trinidad.
Great Kiskadee - Pitangus sulphuratus. Common in Trinidad.
Golden-crowned Flycatcher - Myiodynastes chrysocephalus. Two seen at Los Volcanes.
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher - Myiodynastes luteiventris. One seen at Los Volcanes and another along the road from Apolo to Charazani.
Streaked Flycatcher - Myiodynastes maculatus. Common in Trinidad and three more near Valle Grande and Saipina.
Variegated Flycatcher - Empidonomus varius. One seen on the way to Comarapa, four at el Chairo in Coroico and one more at el Machariapo in Apolo.
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher - Empidonomus aurantioatrocristatus. Fifteen seen on the way from Valle Grande to Comarapa and few more in Saipina. The bird with the longest scientific name in the world!
Tropical Kingbird - Tyrannus melancholicus. Common.
Fork-tailed Flycatcher - Tyrannus savana. One seen in Trinidad.
Eastern Kingbird - Tyrannus tyrannus. Two seen at Loreto in Trinidad.
Rufous Casiornis - Casiornis rufus. About ten seen at El Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Dusky-capped Flycatcher - Myiarchus tuberculifer. Two seen at el Chairo in Coroico.
Short-crested Flycatcher - Myiarchus ferox. One seen at los Volcanes.
Brown-crested Flycatcher - Myiarchus tyrannulus. Common at the Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Band-tailed Fruiteater - Pipreola intermedia. One seen at Tablas Montes in Cochabamba.
White-tipped Plantcutter - Phytotoma rutila. Common around Valle Grande, Saipina and Comarapa. Range Restricted.
Palkachupa Cotinga - Phibalura boliviana. About ten seen at Mauriri Community on the way to Aten in Apolo including an incubating male – wow! The split of Palkachupa Cotinga Phibalura boliviana from P. flavirostris following Hennessey (2010), demonstrated significant differences between the resident boliviana (restricted to a small area of western Bolivia) and the nominate flavirostris 2,500 km distant in southeast Brazil (which exhibits strong seasonal movements as opposed to Palkachupa Cotinga which is resident year-round). The total population of boliviana has been estimated to number 600-800 individuals (ABC 2011), with the majority (400-500 individuals; Hennessey 2010) in an area surrounding the town of Apolo, and the population stronghold thought to lie around the small village of Atén, just outside Madidi National Park. The species has been found within an altitudinal range of 1,400-2,000 m, with breeding taking place from August to March, peaking in January. Much of its range has undergone large-scale forestation clearance and burning for cattle ranching and agriculture over the past century, which continues to this day. ENDANGERED ENDEMIC.
Red-crested Cotinga - Ampelion rubrocristatus. One seen at el Pongo near Quine in Iquisive.
Chestnut-crested Cotinga - Ampelion rufaxilla. Two seen on the way to Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba.
Andean Cock-of-the-rock - Rupicola peruvianus. One male seen at el Chairo in Coroico.
Amazonian Umbrellabird - Cephalopterus ornatus. One seen at el Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Sulphur-bellied Tyrant-Manakin - Neopelma sulphureiventer. Two seen along Colorado Lake trail, near Loma Suarez in Trinidad.
Yungas Manakin - Chiroxiphia boliviana. Common at Los Volcanes.
Band-tailed Manakin - Pipra fasciicauda. Two seen along Colorado Lake trail, near Loma Suarez in Trinidad.
TITYRAS AND BECARDS (Tityridae)
Black-crowned Tityra - Tityra inquisitor. Two seen at Loreto in Trinidad. Latin – inquisitor – to investigate or examine – for the inquisitive nature of Tityras investigating holes and crevices in trees.
Masked Tityra - Tityra semifasciata. Two seen San Miguelito in Cochabamba.
White-winged Becard - Pachyramphus polychopterus. Two seen in Loreto, two also seen on the way to La Siberia and one at the Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Crested Becard - Pachyramphus validus. Two seen on the way to la Siberia.
Rufous-browed Peppershrike - Cyclarhis gujanensis. One seen at Lomas Larga in Valle Grande and another at San Miguelito in Cochabamba.
Brown-capped Vireo - Vireo leucophrys. One seen at Apa-Apa Reserve and more more at el Chairo in Coroico.
Red-eyed (Chivi) Vireo - Vireo olivaceus chivi. Common around Valle Grande, Saipina and Comarapa, also seen several at the Machariapo Valley in Apolo. Some classifications (e.g., Pinto 1944) have considered the South American chivi group as a separate species (“Chivi Vireo”) from V. olivaceus, or as conspecific with V. flavoviridis (Hamilton 1962). Ridgely & Greenfield (2001) suggested, however, that more than one species may be involved within the South American chivi group.
Yellow-green Vireo - Vireo flavoviridis. One seen at the Machariapo Valley.
Ashy-headed Greenlet - Hylophilus pectoralis. Two seen at the Machariapo Valley. Nice looks!
Tawny-crowned Greenlet - Hylophilus ochraceiceps. One seen at Apa-Apa Reserve in Cullumani.
Purplish Jay - Cyanocorax cyanomelas. Common in Trinidad and at Los Volcanes.
Plush-crested Jay - Cyanocorax chrysops. Common in Trinidad and at Los Volcanes and Valle Grande area.
Blue-and-white Swallow - Pygochelidon cyanoleuca. Common in central valley and Andes.
Brown-bellied Swallow - Orochelidon murina. One seen at Saipina.
Andean Swallow - Orochelidon andecola. Four seen on the way from Cochabamba to Oruro, also five seen on the road from la Paz to Charazani.
Southern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx ruficollis. About ten seen at El Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Brown-chested Martin - Progne tapera. About twenty at Loreto and Lareo in the Trinidad area.
Gray-breasted Martin - Progne chalybea. Two seen at Trinidad city.
Southern Martin - Progne elegans. About nine seen around Saipina and San Isidro, near Comarapa.
White-winged Swallow - Tachycineta albiventer. Two seen on the way to Loma Suares in Trinidad.
Bank Swallow - Riparia riparia. About one hundred seen near Apolo town.
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica. Five seen on the way to Loma Suarez in Trinidad. The New World populations of Hirundo rustica were formerly (e.g., Ridgway 1904) treated as a separate species, H. erythrogastra, from Old World populations.
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon. Common.
Mountain Wren - Troglodytes solstitialis. One seen on the way from Comarapa to la Siberia.
Thrush-like Wren - Campylorhynchus turdinus. Four Beni race seen at Loreto in Trinidad and two more seen at Los Volcanes.
Moustached Wren - Pheugopedius genibarbis. Heard only.
Fawn-breasted Wren - Cantorchilus guarayanus. Six seen at Loreto and Laredo in Trinidad. Range Restricted.
Gray-breasted Wood-Wren - Henicorhina leucophrys. Heard only.
Masked Gnatcatcher - Polioptila dumicola. One seen at Lomas Suarez and four more seen near Valle Grande and Saipina.
Black-capped Donacobius - Donacobius atricapilla. Five seen at Loma Suarez area.
White-capped Dipper - Cinclus leucocephalus. One seen at el Chairo in Coroico and two more on the way from Apolo to Charazani.
Andean Solitaire - Myadestes ralloides. One seen at Los Volcanes and aslo heard at el Chairo in Coroico.
White-eared Solitaire - Entomodestes leucotis. Two seen at Apa-Apa Reserve in Chullumani.
Pale-breasted Thrush - Turdus leucomelas. Three seen in Apolo town.
Swainson's Thrush - Catharus ustulatus. Common in most area such as in Los Volcanes.
Hauxwell's Thrush - Turdus hauxwelli. Seen on the Colorado Lake trail.
Rufous-bellied Thrush - Turdus rufiventris. Four seen at Los Volcanes and few more in Lomas Larga and Saipina.
Unicolored Thrush - Turdus haplochrous. Two individuals seen – heard by all but hard to see, at Colorado Lake trail, near Loma Suarez in Trinidad. ENDEMIC.
Creamy-bellied Thrush - Turdus amaurochalinus. Common in Saipina area.
Black-billed Thrush - Turdus ignobilis. Common in Trinidad area.
Great Thrush - Turdus fuscater. About ten seen along the death road, near Chuzquipata in Coroico.
Chiguanco Thrush - Turdus chiguanco. Common in Andes. Note that a detailed study of the Chiguanco/Great Thrush complex is needed to determine exactly how many species-level taxa exist. The name comes from the Quechua “Chiwanco”.
Glossy-black Thrush - Turdus serranus. One seen at Lomas Larga, another in Tablas Montes in Cochabamba.
White-necked Thrush - Turdus albicollis. Four seen at Los Volcanes.
Chalk-browed Mockingbird - Mimus saturninus. Three seen in Trinidad area, seems common here.
Brown-backed Mockingbird - Mimus dorsalis. Two seen at Uru-Uru lake in Oruro. Range Restricted.
TANAGER AND ALLIES (Thraupidae)
Red-crested Cardinal - Paroaria coronata. About three seen in Lorero in Trinidad.
Red-capped Cardinal - Paroaria gularis. Three seen in Loreto and Laredo in Trinidad.
Black-faced Tanager - Schistochlamys melanopis. About six seen near Apolo.
Magpie Tanager - Cissopis leverianus. Six seen at the Machariapo valley and couple more along road from Apolo to Charazani.
Hooded Tanager - Nemosia pileata. Four seen at the Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Orange-browed Hemispingus - Hemispingus calophrys. One seen at Tablas Montes in Cochabamba. Range Restricted.
Black-eared Hemispingus - Hemispingus melanotis. One seen at Tablas Montes in Cochabamba and one more at Apa-Apa Reserve in Chullumani.
Orange-headed Tanager - Thlypopsis sordida. Two seen on the way from Valle Grande to Comarapa.
Rust-and-yellow Tanager - Thlypopsis ruficeps. Two seen on the way from Comarapa to la Siberia.
Black-goggled Tanager - Trichothraupis melanops. Two seen at Los Volcanes.
Gray-headed Tanager - Eucometis penicillata. Two seen at Colorado Lake trail, near Loma Suarez in Trinidad.
Yellow-crested Tanager - Tachyphonus rufiventer. One seen at el Chairo in Coroico.
White-lined Tanager - Tachyphonus rufus. One seen on the way to valle Grande and one more on the road to Apolo.
Silver-beaked Tanager - Ramphocelus carbo. Common in Trinidad.
Hooded Mountain-Tanager - Buthraupis montana. Two seen at Tablas Montes in Cochabamba and five more along the death road near Chuzquipata.
Scarlet-bellied Mountain-Tanager - Anisognathus igniventris. Four seen at Tablas Montes in Cochabamba and one more along the death road near Chuzquipata.
Blue-winged Mountain-Tanager - Anisognathus somptuosus. One seen at Lomas Larga, near Valle Grande.
Chestnut-bellied Mountain-Tanager - Dubusia castaneoventris. One seen along death road near Chuzquipata.
Rufous-bellied (Saltator) Mountain-Tanager – Pseudosaltator rufiventris. Five seen on the way from la Siberia to Cochabamba. Just sneaks into Argentina. Range Restricted.
Fawn-breasted Tanager - Pipraeidea melanonota. Two seen at Lomas Larga near Valle Grande.
Blue-gray Tanager - Thraupis episcopus. Common in Trinidad.
Sayaca Tanager - Thraupis sayaca. Common in Valle Grande and Saipina, also seen in Trinidad.
Palm Tanager - Thraupis palmarum. One seen at Los Volcanes, one seen at el Chairo and few more in the Machariapo Valley in Apolo
Blue-capped Tanager - Thraupis cyanocephala. Two seen along death road, near Chuzquipata.
Blue-and-yellow Tanager - Thraupis bonariensis. Common in Valle Grande and Saipina area. Named after Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital. The southernmost ranging Tanager.
Green-throated (Straw-backed) Tanager - Tangara argyrofenges. Three seen at San Miguelito in Cochabamba and two at Apa-Apa Reserve near Chullumani. Not an easy to see bird. Range Restricted.
Burnished-buff Tanager - Tangara cayana. One seen briefly on the way to Aten in Apolo.
Blue-necked Tanager - Tangara cyanicollis. Two seen at el Chairo in Coroico.
Spotted Tanager - Tangara punctata. Two seen at el Chairo in Coroico.
Blue-and-black Tanager - Tangara vassorii. One seen at Apa- Apa Reserve in Chullumani.
Blue-browed Tanager - Tangara cyanotis. One seen at Los Volcanes and three more at el Chairo in Coroico.
Saffron-crowned Tanager - Tangara xanthocephala. Four seen at Tablas Montes in Cochabamba, also at Apa-Apa and in el Chairo, near Coroico.
Swallow-Tanager - Tersina viridis. Several seen on the way to Aten near Apolo.
Black-faced Dacnis - Dacnis lineata. One at the Machariapo Valley and one more on the way from Apolo to Charazani.
Blue Dacnis - Dacnis cayana. One seen near Apolo.
Purple Honeycreeper - Cyanerpes caeruleus. One seen at el Chairo in Coroico.
Guira Tanager - Hemithraupis guira. Two seen at el Machariapo valley in Apolo.
Chestnut-vented Conebill - Conirostrum speciosum. One seen at the Machariapo Valley.
Cinereous Conebill - Conirostrum cinereum. Two seen along road to Cerro Tunari and one more on the way to Inquisive.
Blue-backed Conebill - Conirostrum sitticolor. Two seen on the way from Comarapa to la Siberia.
Capped Conebill - Conirostrum albifrons. Two seen at San Miguelito in Cochabamba and two more at Apa-Apa Reserve near Chullumani.
Moustached Flowerpiercer - Diglossa mystacalis. Two seen along the death road near Chuzquipata. Flowerpiercers are nectar thieves, as their name suggests piercing the flowers at their base without performing any pollination duties.
Black-throated Flowerpiercer - Diglossa brunneiventris. Two seen along the death road near Chuzquipata.
Gray-bellied Flowerpiercer - Diglossa carbonaria. Two seen near la Siberia, three more along the way to Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba and on the way to Oruro. ENDEMIC.
Masked Flowerpiercer - Diglossa cyanea. One seen near la Siberia.
Black-hooded Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus atriceps. One seen along road from la Siberia to Cochabamba and also in Cerro Tunari and couple more from Cochabamba to Oruro. Range Restricted.
Peruvian Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus punensis. Two seen along road from la Cumbre to la Paz. Named for the Department of Puno in Peru.
Mourning Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus fruticeti. Four seen along road from la Paz to Charazani.
Plumbeous Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus unicolor. Two seen on the way to Cerro Tunari, and four more from la Cumbre to la Paz and two more from la Paz tu Charazani.
Ash-breasted Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus plebejus. Common in Andes.
Band-tailed Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus alaudinus. One seen on the way from Cochabamba to Oruro.
White-winged Diuca-Finch - Diuca speculifera. Two seen on the way to Cerro Tunari.
Gray-crested Finch - Lophospingus griseocristatus. About seventeen seen the area of Valle Grande and Saipina.
Bolivian Warbling-Finch - Poospiza boliviana. One seen on the way to Cerro Tunari near Cochabamba. Range Restricted.
Rufous-sided Warbling-Finch - Poospiza hypochondria. One seen on the way to Cerro Tunari near Cochabamba and Saipina.
Rusty-browed Warbling-Finch - Poospiza erythrophrys. One seen on the way to Cerro Tunari near Cochabamba.
Black-and-rufous (Black-and-chestnut) Warbling-Finch - Poospiza (nigrorufa) whitii. Five seen in Valle Grande and Saipina area. Ridgely & Tudor (1989) and Sibley & Monroe (1990) considered Andean populations (whitii with wagneri) as a separate species ("Black-and-chestnut Warbling-Finch") from Poospiza nigrorufa, as suggested by Meyer de Schauensee (1966); Sibley & Monroe (1990) treated them as species, and members of a superspecies; Mazar Barnett & Pearman (2001) also treated them as separate species.
Ringed Warbling-Finch - Poospiza torquata. Common in Valle Grande and Saipina area.
Black-capped Warbling-Finch - Poospiza melanoleuca. Common in Valle Grande and Saipina area.
Cochabamba Mountain-Finch - Compsospiza garleppi. Four seen on the way to Cerro Tunari near Cochabamba. ENDANGERED ENDEMIC.
Bright-rumped Yellow-Finch - Sicalis uropygialis. Ten seen on the way to Cerro Tunari and three seen on the way to Charazani from la Paz.
Citron-headed Yellow-Finch - Sicalis luteocephala. Ten seen along the way from la Siberia to Cochabamba. Range Restricted.
Greenish Yellow-Finch - Sicalis olivascens. Four seen on the way to Cerro Tunari and four more from Cochabamba to Oruro.
Saffron Finch - Sicalis flaveola. Common in Trinidad and less common in central valleys.
Wedge-tailed Grass-Finch - Emberizoides herbicola. Two seen near Apolo.
Great Pampa-Finch - Embernagra platensis. One seen near Suarez Lake and five more in Saipina area. ENDEMIC.
Blue-black Grassquit - Volatinia jacarina. Several seen at Saipina, Valle Grande area and near Apolo.
Rusty-collared Seedeater - Sporophila collaris. About six seen near Suarez Lake in Trinidad. ENDEMIC.
Double-collared Seedeater - Sporophila caerulescens. Four seen in Saipina.
White-bellied Seedeater - Sporophila leucoptera. About ten seen on the way back from Loreto in Trinidad. ENDEMIC.
Dark-throated Seedeater - Sporophila ruficollis. Four seen near Apolo, a known area for the species.
Chestnut-bellied Seed-Finch - Sporphila angolensis. One seen at el Chairo in Coroico. Not found in Angola!
Black-billed Seed-Finch – Sporophila atrirostris. One seen near Suarez Lake in Trinidad.
Buff-throated Saltator - Saltator maximus. One seen at el Chairo and two on the way to Apolo.
Grayish Saltator - Saltator coerulescens. Three seen along the road to Loma Suarez in Trinidad and two more near Apolo.
Golden-billed Saltator - Saltator aurantiirostris. Common near Valle Grande and Saipina.
Band-tailed Seedeater - Catamenia analis. About two seen along road to Lomas Larga, also in Saipina and on the way to Cochabamba from la Siberia.
Plain-colored Seedeater - Catamenia inornata. Three seen on the way to Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba and couple more near la Cumbre on the way to La Paz.
Red-crested Finch - Coryphospingus cucullatus. One seen near quirusilla in Valle Grande and two more at el Chairo in Coroico.
Bananaquit - Coereba flaveola. Four seen in Saipina and few more in Apolo.
Rufous-collared Sparrow - Zonotrichia capensis. Common.
Yellow-browed Sparrow - Ammodramus aurifrons. Seen couple in Trinidad and two more near Apolo.
Saffron-billed Sparrow - Arremon flavirostris. About six seen near Valle Grande, Saipina and two more in the Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Bolivian Brush-Finch - Atlapetes rufinucha. Two seen along road from Comarapa to la Siberia, also two more at Apa-Apa Reserve and two more along the death road near Chuzquipata. ENDEMIC.
Common Chlorospingus - Chlorospingus flavopectus. Common.
CARDINALS GROSBEAKS (Cardinalidae)
Lowland Hepatic Tanager - Piranga flava. Couple seen in Saipina.
Summer Tanager - Piranga rubra. One seen at the Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Scarlet Tanager - Piranga olivacea. Three seen at the Machariapo Valley and near Apolo.
White-winged Tanager - Piranga leucoptera. One seen at Los Volcanes.
Black-backed Grosbeak - Pheucticus aureoventris. Common in Valle Grande and Saipina.
Ultramarine Grosbeak - Cyanocompsa brissonii. About ten seen near Valle Grande and some in Saipina.
NEW WORLD WARBLERS (Parulidae)
Tropical Parula - Parula pitiayumi. Seen two at los Volcanes, two near Saipina, at Apa-Apa and in El Chairo.
Masked Yellowthroat - Geothlypis aequinoctialis. Seen one at Lomas Larga and another near Saipina.
Slate-throated (Whitestart)Redstart - Myioborus miniatus. Seen one at los Volcanes, two at Apa-Apa and three more at el Chairo in Coroico.
Brown-capped (Whitestart) Redstart - Myioborus brunniceps. About nine seen near Valle Grande, Tablas Montes and on the way to Oruro from Cochabamba. Range Restricted.
Spectacled (Whitestart) Redstart - Myioborus melanocephalus. Two seen near la Siberia and five seen at San Miguelito near Cochabamba.
Two-banded Warbler - Basileuterus bivittatus. About ten seen at Los Volcanes and two more on the road from Charazani to Apolo.
Citrine Warbler - Basileuterus luteoviridis. One seen at Tablas Montes and another along the death road near Chuzquipata.
Pale-legged Warbler - Basileuterus signatus. Four seen at el Chairo in Coroico.
Golden-crowned Warbler - Basileuterus culicivorus. Four seen at Laredo in Trinidad.
Yungas (Three-striped) Warbler - Basileuterus tristriatus punctipectus. Three seen at Apa-Apa near Chullumani. Note that a proposal supports the split of the form in Southern Peru and Bolivia as Yungas Warbler Basileuterus punctipectus as opposed to tristriatus to the north. Range Restricted.
Riverbank Warbler - Phaeothlypis rivularis. One seen along the road from Apolo to Charazani.
OROPENDOLAS, ORIOLES AND BLACKBIRDS (Icteridae)
Russet-backed Oropendola - Psarocolius angustifrons. Seen couple in the Machariapo Valley and along the road from Apolo to Charazani.
Dusky-green Oropendola - Psarocolius atrovirens. Common at Los Volcanes.
Crested Oropendola - Psarocolius decumanus. Common at Los Volcanes and in the Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Solitary Black Cacique - Cacicus solitarius. Three seen in the Trinidad Area.
Yellow-rumped Cacique - Cacicus cela. Common in the Trinidad area.
Orange-backed Troupial - Icterus croconotus. One seen near Loma Suares in Trinidad.
Variable Oriole - Icterus pyrrhopterus. One seen near Saipina.
Velvet-fronted Grackle - Lampropsar tanagrinus. About ten seen in Laredo and near Loma Suarez in Trinidad. ENDEMIC.
Chopi Blackbird - Gnorimopsar chopi. One seen in Loreto and on the way to Santa Cruz.
Scarlet-headed Blackbird - Amblyramphus holosericeus. Four seen along the way from Trinidad to Santa Cruz.
Unicolored Blackbird - Agelasticus cyanopus. Six seen in Loreto and Laredo in Trinidad.
Yellow-winged Blackbird - Agelasticus thilius. About fifteen seen at Uru-Uru lake in Oruro and then few more in the Titicaca Lake.
Chestnut-capped Blackbird - Chrysomus ruficapillus. Two seen along the road from Trinidad to Santa Cruz.
Bolivian Blackbird - Oreopsar bolivianus. Six seen near Saipina at the Mizque river and severm more on the road from Cochabamba to Oruro. ENDEMIC.
Grayish Baywing- Agelaioides badius. Common. Generally considered a separate species from Pale Baywing, Agelaioides fringillarius of NE Brazil. Range Restricted.
Giant Cowbird - Molothrus oryzivorus. About six seen in Trinidad area, two at the Machariapo valley in Apolo and two on the way to la Paz.
Shiny Cowbird - Molothrus bonariensis. Four in Trinidad and seven more in Saipina and Valle Grande.
White-browed Blackbird - Sturnella superciliaris. Three on the way from Trinidad to Santa cruz and one more on the way to Cerro Tunari in Cochabamba.
Thick-billed Siskin - Spinus crassirostris. One seen near el Chairo in Coroico.
Hooded Siskin - Spinus magellanica. Common in central valleys.
Olivaceous Siskin - Spinus olivacea. Two seen on the way from Charazani to Apolo.
Yellow-bellied Siskin - Spinus xanthogastra. One seen on the way from Oruro to Chullumani.
Black Siskin - Spinus atrata. Four seen on the way from la Paz to Charazani.
Purple-throated Euphonia - Euphonia chlorotica. Two seen near Saipina.
Thick-billed Euphonia - Euphonia laniirostris. Two seen in Loreto, two seen at Los Volcanes and three more at the Machariapo Valley in Apolo.
Golden-rumped Euphonia - Euphonia cyanocephala. Two seen on the way to Lomas Larga in Valle Grande.
Bronze-green Euphonia - Euphonia mesochrysa. One seen at el Chairo in Coroico.
OLD WORLD SPARROW (Passeridae)
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus. Common.