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Family: Mimidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Patagonian Mockingbird Mimus patagonicus Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Chalk-browed Mockingbird Mimus saturninus Argentina, Uruguay
White-banded Mockingbird Mimus triurus Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Family: Sturnidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus Argentina, Uruguay Introduced species
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Argentina, Uruguay Introduced species
Family: Motacillidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
South Georgia Pipit Anthus antarcticus Argentina Endemic of SSA Near-threatened
Paramo Pipit Anthus bogotensis Argentina
Pampas (Chaco) Pipit Anthus chacoensis Argentina
Correndera Pipit Anthus correndera Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Short-billed Pipit Anthus furcatus Argentina, Uruguay
Hellmayr's Pipit Anthus hellmayri Argentina, Uruguay
Yellowish Pipit Anthus lutescens (chii) Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Ochre-breasted Pipit Anthus nattereri Argentina, Uruguay Vulnerable
Family: Thraupidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Argentina
Red-crested Cardinal Paroaria coronata Chile, Argentina
Yellow-billed Cardinal Paroaria capitata Chile, Argentina
Magpie Tanager Cissopis leverianus Argentina
Hooded Tanager Nemosia pileata Argentina
Orange-headed Tanager Thlypopsis sordida Argentina
Rust-and-yellow Tanager Thlypopsis ruficeps Argentina
Chestnut-headed Tanager Thlypopsis (Pyrrhocoma) pyrrhocoma (ruficeps) Argentina
Black-goggled Tanager Trichothraupis melanops Argentina
Ruby-crowned Tanager Tachyphonus coronatus Argentina
White-lined Tanager Tachyphonus rufus Argentina, Uruguay
Silver-beaked Tanager Ramphocelus carbo Argentina
Diademed Tanager Stephanophorus diadematus Argentina, Uruguay
Fawn-breasted Tanager Pipraeidea melanonota Argentina, Uruguay
Blue-and-yellow Tanager Thraupis (Pipraeidea) bonariensis Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Palm Tanager Thraupis palmarum Argentina
Sayaca Tanager Thraupis sayaca Argentina, Uruguay
Guira Tanager Hemithraupis guira Argentina
Burnished-buff Tanager Tangara cayana Argentina
Chestnut-backed Tanager Tangara preciosa Argentina, Uruguay
Green-headed Tanager Tangara seledon Argentina
Swallow Tanager Tersina viridis Argentina
Blue Dacnis Dacnis cayana Argentina
Chestnut-vented Conebill Conirostrum (Oreomanes) speciosum (fraseri) Chile, Argentina
Cinereus Conebill Conirostrum cinereum Chile
Tamarugo Conebill Conirostrum tamarugense Chile
Rusty Flowerpiercer Diglossa sittoides (baritula) Argentina
Black-throated Flowerpiercer Diglossa brunneiventris Chile
Plushcap Catamblyrhynchus diadema Argentina
Band-tailed Sierra-Finch Phrygilus alaudinus Chile, Argentina
Black-hooded Sierra-Finch Phrygilus atriceps Chile, Argentina
Carbonated Sierra-Finch Phrygilus carbonarius Argentina Endemic of Argentina
Red-backed Sierra-Finch Phrygilus dorsalis Chile, Argentina
White-throated Sierra-Finch Phrygilus erythronotus Chile
Gray-hooded Sierra-Finch Phrygilus gayi Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Mourning Sierra-Finch Phrygilus (Rhopospina) fruticeti Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Patagonian Sierra-Finch Phrygilus patagonicus Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Plumbeous Sierra-Finch Phrygilus (Geospizopsis) unicolor Chile, Argentina
Ash-breasted Sierra-Finch Phrygilus (Geospizopsis) plebejus Chile, Argentina
Short-tailed Finch Idiopsar brachyurus Argentina
White-winged Diuca-Finch Diuca (Chionodacryon) speculifera Chile, Argentina
Common Diuca-Finch Diuca diuca Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
White-bridled Finch Melanodera melanodera Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Yellow-bridled Finch Melanodera xanthogramma Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Uniform Finch Haplospiza unicolor Argentina
Black-crested Finch Lophospingus pusillus Argentina
Gray-crested Finch Lophospingus griseocristatus Argentina
Slender-billed Finch Xenospingus concolor Chile Near-threatened
Long-tailed Reed-Finch Donacospiza albifrons Argentina, Uruguay
Tucuman Mountain-Finch Compsospiza (Poospiza) baeri Argentina Endemic of Argentina Vulnerable
Gray-throadted Warbling-Finch Microspingus (Poospiza) cabanisi (lateralis) Argentina, Uruguay
Rusty-browed Warbling-Finch Microspingus (Poospiza) erythrophrys Argentina
Black-capped Warbling-Finch Microspingus (Poospiza) melanoleucus Argentina, Uruguay
Ringed Warbling-Finch Microspingus (Poospiza) torquata Argentina, Uruguay
Bolivian Warbling-Finch Poospiza boliviana Argentina
Rufous-sided Warbling-Finch Poospiza (Poospizopsis) hypochondria Argentina
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch Poospiza nigrorufa Argentina, Uruguay
Cinnamon Warbling-Finch Poospiza ornata Argentina, Uruguay Endemic of SSA
Black-and-chestnut Warbling-Finch Poospiza whitii Argentina
Greater Yellow-Finch Sicalis auriventris Chile, Argentina
Stripe-tailed Yellow-Finch Sicalis citrina Argentina
Saffron (Yellow) Finch Sicalis flaveola Argentina, Uruguay
Patagonian Yellow-Finch Sicalis lebruni Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Puna Yellow-Finch Sicalis lutea Chile, Argentina
Grassland Yellow-Finch Sicalis luteola Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Citron-headed Yellow-Finch Sicalis luteocephala Argentina
Greenish (Monte) Yellow-Finch Sicalis olivascens (mendozae) Chile, Argentina
Brigth-rumped Yellow-Finch Sicalis uropygialis Chile, Argentina
Wedge-tailed Grass-Finch Emberizoides herbicola Argentina, Uruguay
Lesser Grass-Finch Emberizoides ypiranganus Argentina, Uruguay
Great Pampa-Finch Embernagra platensis Argentina, Uruguay
Blue-black Grassquit Volatinia jacarina Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Double-collared Seedeater Sporophila caerulescens Argentina, Uruguay
Rusty-collared Seedeater Sporophila collaris Argentina, Uruguay
Temminck's Seedeater Sporophila falcirostris Argentina Vulnerable
Buffy-fronted Seedeater Sporophila frontalis Argentina
White-bellied Seedeater Sporophila leucoptera Argentina
Lined Seedeater Sporophila lineola Argentina
Chestnut -throated Seedeater Sporophila telasco Chile
Rufous-rumped Seedeater Sporophila hypochroma Argentina, Uruguay Near-threatened
Tawny-bellied Seedeater Sporophila hypoxantha (minuta) Argentina, Uruguay
Iberá seedeater Sporophila iberaensis Argentina Endangered
Marsh Seedeater Sporophila palustris Argentina, Uruguay Endangered
Pearly-bellied (Capped) Seedeater Sporophila pileata (bouvreuil) Argentina, Uruguay
Dark-throated Seedeater Sporophila ruficollis Argentina, Uruguay Near-threatened
Narosky's (White-collared) Seedeater Sporophila zelichi Argentina
Chestnut Seedeater Sporophila cinnamomea Argentina, Uruguay
Lesser (Chestnut-bellied) Seed-Finch Sporophila (Oryzoborus) angolensis Argentina
Band-tailed Seedeater Catamenia analis Chile, Argentina
Plain-colored Seedeater Catamenia inornata Argentina
Black-masked Finch Coryphaspiza melanotis Argentina Vulnerable
Red-crested (Red-pileated) Finch Coryphospingus cucullatus Argentina, Uruguay
Yellow Cardinal Gubernatrix cristata Argentina, Uruguay Endemic of SSA Endangered
Dull-colored Grassquit Tiaris obscurus Argentina
Sooty Grassquit Tiaris fuliginosus Argentina
Many-colored Chaco-Finch Saltatricula multicolor Argentina, Uruguay
Rufous-bellied Mountain-Tanager (Saltator) Pseudosaltator (Saltator) rufiventris Argentina Near-threatened
Golden-billed Saltator Saltator aurantiirostris Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Greyish Saltator Saltator coerulescens Argentina, Uruguay
Green-winged Saltator Saltator similis Argentina, Uruguay
Thick-billed Saltator Saltator maxillosus Argentina
Black-throated Grosbeak Saltator (Pitylus) fuliginosus Argentina
Family: Passerellidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Stripe-capped Sparrow Rhynchospiza (Aimophila) strigiceps Argentina
Grassland Sparrow Ammodramus humeralis Argentina, Uruguay
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
White-browed (Stripe-headed) Brushfinch Arremon (Atlapetes; Buarremon) torquatus Argentina
Saffron-billed Sparrow Arremon flavirostris Argentina
Fulvous-headed Brushfinch Atlapetes fulviceps Argentina
Yellow-striped Brush-Finch Atlapetes citrinellus Argentina Endemic of Argentina
Common Chlorospingus (Bush-Tanager) Chlorospingus flavopectus (ophthalmicus) Argentina
Family: Cardinalidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Hepatic Tanager Piranga flava Argentina, Uruguay
Red-crowned Ant-Tanager Habia rubica Argentina
Black-backed Grosbeak Pheucticus aureoventris Argentina
Blackish-blue Seedeater Amaurospiza moesta Argentina
Glaucous-blue (Indigo) Grosbeak Cyanoloxia glaucocaerulea Argentina, Uruguay
Ultramarine Grosbeak Cyanocompsa (Passerina) brissonii Argentina, Uruguay
Family: Parulidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Masked Yellowthroat Geothlypis aequinoctialis Argentina, Uruguay
Tropical Parula Setophaga (Parula) pitiayumi Argentina, Uruguay
Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga (Dendroica) striata Argentina
Two-banded Warbler Myiothlypis (Basileuterus) bivittata Argentina
Flavescent Warbler Myiothlypis (Basileuterus) flaveola Argentina
White-Browed (rimmed) Warbler Myiothlypis (Basileuterus) leucoblephara Argentina, Uruguay
Pale-legged Warbler Myiothlypis (Basileuterus) signata Argentina
Riverbank (Streamside) Warbler Myiothlypis (Basileuterus; Phaeothlyis) rivularis Argentina
Golden-crowned Warbler Basileuterus culicivorus Argentina, Uruguay
Brown-capped Redstart (Whitestart) Myioborus brunniceps Argentina
Family: Icteridae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Crested Oropendola Psarocolius decumanus Argentina
Golden-winged Cacique Cacicus chrysopterus Argentina, Uruguay
Red-rumped Cacique Cacicus haemorrhous Argentina
Solitary Black Cacique Cacicus solitarius Argentina, Uruguay
Orange-backed Troupial Icterus (icterus) croconotus Argentina
Variable (Epaulet) Oriole Icterus pyrrhopterus (cayanensis) Argentina, Uruguay
Chopi Blackbird Gnorimopsar chopi Argentina, Uruguay
Austral Blackbird Curaeus curaeus Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Scarlet-headed Blackbird Amblyramphus holosericeus Argentina, Uruguay
Unicoulored Blackbird Agelasticus (Agelaius) cyanopus Argentina
Yellow-winged Blackbird Agelasticus (Agelaius) thilius Chile, Argentina, Uruguay