Central America Life List

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Rank Name Nationality Total Highlights


Kevin Easley

USA/CR 1117 Clements
Ruff near Cd Neilly, Western Gull Puntarenas CR, Red-breasted Merganser Limon, CR, Bullock's Oriole Guanacaste CR, new Cornell/Clements, gained Chiriqui Foliage-gleaner, gained Guatemalan Tyrannulet, lost Cherrie's Tanager, lost Masked Yellowthroat, number stays the same. Yucatan Nightjar Lamanai Belize and Black-whiskered Vireo Caye Caulker Belize, Great Black-backed Gull - Tortuguero, 1st Central American record! White-crowned Sparrow - Osa Peninsula Costa Rica, Caribbean Dove, Ocellated Quail male, White-rumped Sandpiper, Hudsonian Godwit, and recent splits


Dave Klauber

USA living in Panama 1010
Clements splits Another 7 heard only, Sep 2021 Ruby-Topaz, Black-whiskered Vireo, DS Thick-knee, Tricolored Munia Panama, Long-winged Harrier Panama #1000, Cocos Island endemics, Gt Frigate bird, White Tern, Markham's Storm-Petrel, Ocellated Crake, Piprites, CR, WChinned, Spot-fronted Swifts, more Oct 2020 Scaled Antpitta, Paint-billed Crake, Nicaraguan Seed-finch, Crested Owl & Lanceolated Monklet - finally! Black & Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrels, Tahiti Petrel, Nazca Booby, Gray-breasted Crake, California Gull, Kelp Gull, Bare-faced Ibis, Harpy Eagle, Maguari Stork, Coiba Spinetail, Pearly-breasted Cuckoo


Jean Jacques Gozard

French 963
Guatemala Jan 2018: Belted Flycatcher, White-breasted Hawk, Whiskered Screech-Owl, Wine-throated Hummingbird, Giant Wren, Goldman's Warbler ..


Lorna L. Engleman

Panama 955
Birding Cana, Darien, Rep. of Panama. The birds and the forest are phenomenal!


Josh Beck

US 943
Clements. Missing Tacarcuna birds, Cocos birds, Dusky-backed Jacamar, Viridian Dacnis, Green-naped Tanager, Glow-throated Hummingbird, and Gray-headed Piprites and Olive-backed Quail-Dove are heard only.


Howard Laidlaw

British 937
Maguari Stork, Cape May Warbler. Baird's Trogon, Rufous-winged Woodpecker, Golden-naped Woodpecker, White-throated Shrike-Tanager and Chiriqui Foliage-gleaner at El Chorogo, Chiriqui Panama March 2019. Carib Grackle. Bare-faced Ibis. California Gull and Kelp Gull, Panama May 2019


Euclides Campos

Panamanian 928
Spotted Rail (20 julio 2021)


Dennis Rogers

USA/CR 927
Coming from a country with forest I count heard birds. 1995 year list = 812


Bjorn Anderson

Swedish 918
IOC. Updated Feb 2018. All lists and observations at www.igoterra.com.


Rick Waldrop

USA 912
New species seen recently in Panama: Yellow-green Tyrannulet, Black Antshrike, Orange-crowned Oriole, Stripe-cheeked Woodpecker, Black-crowned Antpitta, Black-eared Wood-Quail, Blue-fronted Parrotlet, Bare-crowned Antbird, Slaty-backed Forest-Falcon, White-eared Conebill, Western Sirystes and Flammulated Attila; Costa Rica: Coppery-headed Emerald, Magneta-throated Woodstar, Great Green Macaw, Black-throated Wren, Silvery-fronted Tapaculo, Zeledonia, Spotted Wood-Quail, Mangrove Hummingbird.


Claes-Göran Cederlund

Swedish 884
IOC. Latest: another Costa Rica trip in March 2018 with Nic. Seedfinch and Grackle, Cabanis´Seedeater, Umbrellabird, Wrenthrush, Silvery-thr. Jay, Chiriqui Yellowthroat and more. Honduras in March 2017. Ocellated Quail, Buffy-cr. Wood-Partridge, Honduran Emerald


Paul Coopmans

Belgian 883
Updated 18 April 2004 - recent highlights were Lesser Roadrunner, Honduran Emerald and Lovely Cotinga


Peter Kaestner

USA 879
Jan 2004 Black Antshrike, Black-breasted Puffbird, Tawney-faced Quail, Panama


Rafael G. Campos-Ramirez

Costa Rica 878
Honduras APR 2003, Highland Guan, Mountain Trogon, Costa Rica (Long-tailed Woodcreeper, Carara NP, Feb. 2003,Lanceolated Monklet, ro Tuis, March 2001), Belize (Ocellated Turkey, Chan Chich, Jan. 1991), Guatemala (Gray Silky-Flycatcher, Chichicastenango, May 2000); Panama (Rufous-crested Coquette, Gamboa/Jan. 2002); Honduras (Painted Redstart, Copn/Oct. 2002).


Eduardo Amengual

Spanish 855
White-crested Coquette, Buffy-crowned Wood-Partridge, Silvery-throated Jay in Costa Rica November 2005. Only Panama, Costa Rica and El Salvador. Almost all self-found


Dave Sargeant

British 842
Last Upd: Jun 2015.


Darin Montaez

Panamanian 833
Mostly Panama, some Costa Rica


Craig Faanes

USA 829
This is Central America according to Am Birding Association boundaries


Jeff Peters

USA 820
2019-last lifers C Panama inc Tacarcuna Chlorospingus


Jonathan Newman

British 820
Speckled Antshrike, Black-crowned Antpitta, Wing-banded Antbird, Pirre endemics including Beautiful Treerunner, Panama 2015


Greg R. Homel

USA 789
AGAMI HERON (Honduras 3/2008); SLATY-BACKED FOREST-FALCON, HARPY EAGLE, CRESTED EAGLE (Panama 5/2006); RUFOUS-VENTED GROUND-CUCKOO (Panama 2/2002 Pipeline Road); HONDURAN EMERALD (1/2000 Rio Aguan Valley, Honduras), SNOWCAP (8/7/07 Rancho Naturalista, Costa Rica); CRIMSON-BELLIED WOODPECKER (12/25/2003 Cerro Pirre, Darien, Panama); BLACK-CROWNED ANTPITTA (12/30/2004 Cana, Panama), RUFOUS-BREASTED ANTTHRUSH (12/26/03) Cerro Pirre, Panama); GREEN-NAPED TANAGER (12/2003 Cerro Pirre, Darien, Panama), etc.


Martin Edwards

Canadian 781
2010 April Panama Pirre Warbler, Hummingbird and Bush-Tanager, Tacarcuna Bush-Tanager


Laval Roy

Canadian 766
March,10/2010: My last lifer is the Silver-throated Jay in San Gerardo de Dota, CR


Ray Belding

US 764
Harpy Eagle in Panama


Peter Boesman

Belgian 745
Last trip Panama Feb/March 2015


Luis Sandoval

Costa Rica 744
Crested Eagle, Lovely Cotinga, Great Jacamar, Golden-cheeked Warbler, Olive Warbler


Jan Axel Cubilla R.

panamanian 743
June 2010: Olive-crowned Yellowthroat, Grayish Saltator, Black-throated Wren, White-collared Manakin, Barred Parakeet and Ornate Hawk-Eagle in Bocas del Toro (Panama). June 2010: Grassland Yellow-Finch in Cocle (Panama)


Robert Dean

British 719
Lanceolated monklet,Tody motmot,Whistling wren,all costa rica,


Erling Jirle

Swedish 717
28 Feb 2020. All IOC lists and observations at www.iGoTerra.com


Alejandro Solano Ugalde

Costa Rica 708
Debo actualizar esta lista (feb 2004)


Matthias Fehlow

German 702


Mike Haldeman

USA 694
Honduras, March 05 - Buffy-crowned Wood-Partridge, Singing Quail, Red-throated Parakeet, Honduran Emerald, Green-breasted Mountain-Gem, Belted Flycatcher (1st country record)


Patrick O'Donnell

Costa Rica and short Panama trips- White-eyed Vireo, all Quail Doves, Maroon-chested Ground Dove, Black and White Hawk Eagle, Sharpbill


Linda Macaulay

United States 686


Marcia Balestri

USA 684
Panama, Costa Rica, Belize


Alan Greensmith

Independent 684
24 April 2009. Guatemala and Panama only.


Jason Berry

USA(Washington, DC) 677
Most birds seen in Guatemala with vast majority from 1999-2002. Most recent lifer: Giant Wrent (Guat!), Green-breasted Mountain (Nic), Black-crowned Antshrike (Guat), Slaty Finch


Jørgen Peter Kjeldsen

Danish 675
Great Jacamar in Nicaragua + other 25 species new to that country - my Nicaraguan list stands at 525. Central America plus Mexico 844. Updated March 2007.


Nick A. Smith

English 675
Updated after last visit to Belize and Panama, April 2013. Includes 579 species in Costa Rica.


Mike Nelson/Birdtour Asia

US/UK 672
Latest: Costa Rica Jan 2014 Unspotted Saw-whet, Pacific Screech and Black-and-white Owls, Lovely Cotinga, Green-and-Rufous Kingfisher, Spot-bellied Bobwhite Guatemala March 2013 Pink-headed Warbler, Horned Guan, Belted Flycatcher, Yucatan Poorwill and Flycatcher, Ocellated Turkey Costa Rica June/July '12 Yellow-billed and Snowy Cotinga, Zeladonia, Coppery-headed Emerald, Grey-tailed Mountaingem Panama '09 Harpy Eagle in Darien Costa Rica July 2003 Resplendant Quetzal, Keel-billed Toucan, Great Potoo, American Pygmy Kingfisher.


Samuel Hansson

Swedish 666
Costa Rica January 2011: White-crested Coquette, Snowy-bellied Hummingbird, Streak-crowned Antvireo and more.


Trevor Warren

British 651
133 lifers in Costa Rica including Quetzal, Bellbird, Zeledonia, Snowcap, Keel-billed Motmot, Buffy-crowned Wood-Partridge


Karl Overman

US-Michigan 641
White-crested Coquette 8/05, Osa Peninsula, C.R.; trips to Guatamala, Costa Rica & Panama


David Massie

UK 639


Ovidio B. Jaramillo J.

Panamanian 628
Northern Harrier, Cerulean Warbler (October 2010); Common Tern, Black Tern (November 2010); Cooper´s Hawk (November 9); Northern Shoveler, Sanderling (November 20); Russet Antshrike (November 21); Slaty-backed Forest Falcon (Nov. 23)


Jim Holmes, Jr.

USA (calif) 627
trips to Costa Rica (Purple-backed Quail Dove, Quetzal, Silvery-fronted Tapaculo, Tawny-chested Flycatcher, Yellow-billed Cotinga, Wrenthrush, Peg-billed Finch), Panama (Tiny Hawk, Blue Cotinga, Black-capped Pygmy Tyrant, Snowcap), Honduras (Honduran Emerald) and Belize (Agami Heron, Jabiru, Orange-breasted Falcon, Keel-billed Motmot) with varying amounts of birding


Garry George

USA 621
79 endemics! Bare-neck Umbrellabird displaying on lek, Three-wattled Bellbird, Choco Tinamou


Brian Rapoza

USA 615
Crested Bobwhite, Violet-capped Hummingbird, Sapphire-throated Hummingbird, Barred Puffbird, Spot-crowned Barbet, Stripe-cheeked Woodpecker, Moustached Antwren, Black-striped Woodcreeper, Mouse-colored Tyrannulet, Black-capped Pygmy-Tyrant, Sulphur-rumped Flycatcher, Rufous Mourner, Speckled Mourner, White-headed Wren, Sulphur-rumped Tanager, Rufous-winged Tanager, Wedge-tailed Grass-Finch, Yellow-billed Cacique


Rob Batchelder

USA 604
Dec 2012 in Nicaragua: Reddish Egret, Long-billed Dowitcher, Yellow-rumped Warbler


Barry Rossheim

USA 592
SEEN ONLY Costa Rica 2019 Three-wattled Bellbird, Chiriqui Quail-Dove, Orange-bellied Trogan, Keel-billed Motmot. Honduras 2017 Honduran Emerald, Lesser Roadrunner, Yellow-winged Tanager, Black-throated Shrike-Tanager, Blue-crowned Chlorophonia, Altamira Oriole, Lesson's Motmot, White-bellied Emerald. Costa Rica 2005-2015. Scaly-breasted Wren, Lesser Ground-Cuckoo, Black-mandibled Toucan catching and eating a vesper rat at La Selva, Costa Rican Pygmy-Owl eating a Yellow-winged Vireo in Savegre, Peregrine Falcon diving to the ground with a Cattle Egret at Cerro Silencio, Bare-necked Umbrellabird at La Selva, viewed first recorded Clay-colored Sparrow at CATTIE Jan 2013, March 2015- Wrenthrush, Black-cheeked Ant-Tanager, Prevost's Ground-Sparrow, THREE male Turquoise Cotinga at Villa San Lucia
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