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Family: Trochilidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Andean Hillstar Oreotrochilus estella Chile, Argentina
White-sided Hillstar Oreotrochilus leucopleurus Chile, Argentina
Wedge-tailed Hillstar Oreotrochilus adela Argentina
Oasis Hummingbird Rhodopis vesper Chile
Peruvian Sheartail Thaumastura cora Chile
Chilean Woodstar Eulidia yarrellii Chile Critically endangered
Blue-capped Puffleg Eriocnemis glaucopoides Argentina
Slender-tailed Woodstar Microstilbon burmeisteri Argentina, Uruguay
Amethyst Woodstar Calliphlox amethystina Argentina
Glittering-bellied Emerald Chlorostilbon lucidus (aureoventris) Argentina, Uruguay
Purple-crowned Plovercrest Stephanoxis loddigesii (lalandi) Argentina
Swallow-tailed Hummingbird Eupetonema (Campylopterus) macroura Argentina
Fork-tailed Woodnynph Thalurania furcata Argentina
Violet-capped Woodnynph Thalurania glaucopis Argentina
White-throated Hummingbird Leucochloris albicollis Argentina, Uruguay
White-bellied Hummingbird Amazilia chionogaster Argentina
Versicoloured Emerald Amazilia versicolor Argentina
Saphire-Spangled Emerald Amazilia (Polyerata) lactea Argentina
Rufous-throated Sapphire Hylocharis (Amazilia) sapphirina Argentina
Gilded Hummingbird (Sapphire) Hylocharis chrysura Argentina, Uruguay
Red-tailed Comet Sappho sparganurus Argentina
Giant Hummingbird Patagona gigas Chile, Argentina
Family: Trogonidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Blue-crowned Trogon Trogon curucui Argentina
Surucua Trogon Trogon surrucura Argentina, Uruguay
Black-throated Trogon Trogon rufus Argentina
Family: Alcedinidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle (Ceryle) torquata Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona Argentina, Uruguay
Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana Argentina, Uruguay
American Pygmy Kingfisher Chloroceryle aenea Argentina
Family: Momotidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Rufous-capped Motmot Baryphthengus ruficapillus Argentina
Amazonian (Blue-crowned) Motmot Momotus momota Argentina
Family: Bucconidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Buff-bellied (White-necked) Puffbird Notharchus swainsoni (macrorhynchus) Argentina
White-eared Puffbird Nystalus chacuru Argentina
Spot-backed (Chaco) Puffbird Nystalus maculatus (striatipectus) Argentina
Rusty-breasted Nunlet Nonnula rubecula Argentina
Family: Ramphastidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Toco Toucan Ramphastos toco Argentina, Uruguay
Red-breasted (Green-billed) Toucan Ramphastos dicolorus Argentina
Spot-billed Toucanet Selenidera maculirostris Argentina
Saffron Toucanet Pteroglossus (Baillonius) bailloni Argentina Near-threatened
Chestnut-eared Araçari Pteroglossus castanotis Argentina
Family: Picidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
White-barred Piculet Picumnus cirratus Argentina
Mottled Piculet Picumnus nebulosus Argentina, Uruguay
Ochre-collared Piculet Picumnus temminckii Argentina
White-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes cactorum Argentina, Uruguay
White Woodpecker Melanerpes candidus Argentina, Uruguay
Yellow-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes flavifrons Argentina
Smoky-brown Woodpecker Dryobates (Veniliornis) fumigatus Argentina
White-spotted Woodpecker Dryobates (Veniliornis) spilogaster Argentina, Uruguay
Little Woodpecker Dryobates (Veniliornis) passerinus Argentina
Dot-fronted Woodpecker Dryobates (Veniliornis) frontalis Argentina
Stripped Woodpecker Dryobates (Picoides) lignarius Chile, Argentina
Checkered Woodpecker Dryobates (Picoides) mixtus Argentina, Uruguay
Golden-green Woodpecker Piculus chrysochloros Argentina
White (Yellow) browed Woodpecker Piculus aurulentus Argentina, Uruguay Near-threatened
Golden-olive Woodpecker Colaptes (Piculus) rubiginosus Argentina
Campo (Field) Flicker Colaptes campestris Argentina, Uruguay
Green-barred Woodpecker Colaptes melanochloros (melanolaimus) Argentina, Uruguay
Chilean (Austral) Flicker Colaptes pitius Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Andean Flicker Colaptes rupicola Chile, Argentina
Pale-crested Woodpecker Celeus lugubris Argentina
Blond-crested Woodpecker Celeus flavescens Argentina
Helmeted Woodpecker Celeus (Dryocopus) galeatus Argentina Vulnerable
Lineated Woodpecker Dryocopus (Hylatomus) lineatus Argentina
Black-bodied Woodpecker Dryocopus (Hylatomus) schulzi Argentina Near-threatened
Cream-backed Woodpecker Campephilus leucopogon Argentina, Uruguay
Magellanic (Austral) Woodpecker Campephilus magellanicus Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA Vulnerable
Crimson-crested Woodpecker Campephilus melanoleucus Argentina
Robust Woodpecker Campephilus robustus Argentina
Family: Falconidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Laughing Falcon Herpetotheres cachinnans Argentina
Barred Forest-Falcon Micrastur ruficollis Argentina
Collared Forest-Falcon Micrastur semitorquatus Argentina
Spot-winged Falconet Spiziapteryx circumcincta Argentina, Uruguay
Southern (Crested) Caracara Caracara (Polyborus) plancus Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
White-throated Caracara Daptrius (Phalcoboenus) albogularis Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Striated Caracara Daptrius (Phalcoboenus) australis Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA Near-threatened
Mountain Caracara Daptrius (Phalcoboenus) megalopterus Chile, Argentina
Yellow-headed Caracara Daptrius (Milvago) chimachima Argentina, Uruguay
Chimango Caracara Daptrius (Milvago) chimango Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Orange-breasted Falcon Falco deiroleucus Argentina Near-threatened
Aplomado Falcon Falco femoralis Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Peregine Falcon Falco peregrinus Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Bat Falcon Falco rufigularis Argentina
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Family: Psittacidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Gray-hooded Parakeet Psilopsiagon (Bolborhynchus) aymara Argentina
Mountain Parakeet Psilopsiagon (Bolborhynchus) aurifrons Chile, Argentina
Andean Parakeet Bolborhynchus orbygnesius Argentina
Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Yellow-chevroned (Canary-winged) Parakeet Brotogeris chiriri (versicolurus) Argentina
Pileated (Red-capped) Parrot Pionopsitta pileata Argentina
Scaly-headed Parrot Pionus maximiliani Argentina
Turquoise-fronted Parrot (Amazon) Amazona aestiva Argentina
Red-Spectacled Parrot (Amazon) Amazona pretrei Argentina
Tucuman (Alder) Parrot (Amazon) Amazona tucumana Argentina Vulnerable
Vinaceus-breasted Parrot (Amazon) Amazona vinacea Argentina Endangered
Blue-winged Parrotlet Forpus xanthopterygius Argentina
Maroon-bellied (Reddish) Parakeet Pyrrhura frontalis Argentina, Uruguay
Green-cheeked Parakeet Pyrrhura molinae Argentina
Austral Parakeet Enicognathus ferrugineus Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Slender-billed Parakeet Enicognathus leptorhynchus Chile Endemic of Chile
Burrowing Parrot Cyanoliseus patagonus Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Glaucous Macaw † Anodorhynchus glaucus † Argentina Critically endangered (possibly extinct)
Peach-fronted Parakeet Eupsittula (Aratinga) aurea Argentina
Nanday (Black-hooded) Parakeet Aratinga (Nandayus) nenday Argentina, Uruguay
Blue-winged Macaw Primolius (Propyrrhura; Ara) maracana Argentina Near-threatened
Yellow-collared (Golden) Macaw Primolius (Ara) auricollis Argentina
Military Macaw Ara militaris Argentina Vulnerable
Red-and-green (Green-winged) Macaw Ara chloropterus Argentina
Blue-crowned Parakeet Thectocercus (Aratinga) acuticaudatus Argentina, Uruguay
Mitred Parakeet Psittacara (Aratinga) mitratus Argentina
White-eyed Parakeet Psittacara (Aratinga) leucophthalmus Argentina, Uruguay
Family: Thamnophilidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Spot-backed Antshrike Hypoedaleus guttatus Argentina
Giant Antshrike Batara cinerea Argentina
Large-tailed Antshrike Mackenziaena leachii Argentina, Uruguay
Tufted Antshrike Mackenziaena severa Argentina
Great Antshrike Taraba major Argentina
White-bearded Antshrike Biatas nigropectus Argentina Vulnerable
Variable Antshrike Thamnophilus caerulescens Argentina, Uruguay
Rufous-capped Antshrike Thamnophilus ruficapillus Argentina, Uruguay
Barred Antshrike Thamnophilus doliatus Argentina
Plain Antvireo Dysithamnus mentalis Argentina
Spot-breasted Antvireo Dysithamnus stictothorax Argentina
Stripe-backed Antbird Myrmorchilus strigilatus Argentina
Black-capped Antwren Herpsilochmus atricapillus (pileatus) Argentina
Rufous-winged Antwren Herpsilochmus rufimarginatus Argentina
Bertoni's Antbird Drymophila rubricollis (ferruginea) Argentina
Dusky-tailed Antbird Drymophila malura Argentina
Streak-cappped Antwren Terenura maculata Argentina
White-shouldered Fire-eye Pyriglena leucoptera Argentina
Family: Melanopareiidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Olive-crowned Crescentchest Melanopareia maximiliani Argentina
Family: Conopophagidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Rufous Gnateater Conopophaga lineata Argentina, Uruguay
Family: Grallariidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Variegated Antpitta Grallaria varia Argentina
White-throated Antpitta Grallaria albigula Argentina
Speckle-breasted Antpitta Hylopezus (Grallaria) nattereri (ochroleuca) Argentina
Family: Rhinocryptidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Spotted Bamboowren Psilorhamphus guttatus Argentina Near-threatened
Crested Gallito Rhinocrypta lanceolata Argentina
Sandy Gallito Teledromas fuscus Argentina Endemic of Argentina
Chestnut-throated Huet-huet Pteroptochos castaneus Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Black-throated Huet-huet Pteroptochos tarnii Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Turca Moustached Pteroptochos megapodius Chile Endemic of Chile
Chucao Tapaculo Scelorchilus rubecula Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
White-throated Tapaculo Scelorchilus albicollis Chile Endemic of Chile
Ochre-flanked Tapaculo Eugralla paradoxa Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Dusky Tapaculo Scytalopus fuscus Chile Endemic of Chile
Magellanic Tapaculo Scytalopus magellanicus Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
White-browed Tapaculo Scytalopus superciliaris Argentina Endemic of Argentina
Planalto Tapaculo Scytalopus pachecoi Argentina
Zimmer’s Tapaculo Scytalopus zimmeri Argentina
Family: Formicariidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Short-tailed Antthrush Chamaeza campanisona Argentina
Rufous-tailed Antthrush Chamaeza ruficauda Argentina
Family: Furnariidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Common Miner Geositta cunicularia Chile, Argentina, Uruguay