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FAUNA PARAGUAY LIST OF THE BIRDS OF PARAGUAY
FAUNA Paraguay Checklist of the Birds of Paraguay Part 1


The following is a current list of the 716 bird species accepted on the Paraguayan list based on the forthcoming Field Guide to the Birds of Paraguay (Smith and Clay) which incorporates new taxonomic changes by the SACC and other published sources, and suggested standardised English names proposed by the IOC. The Spanish and Guaraní names are given respectively after the scientific name and are based on the Annotated Checklist of the Birds of Paraguay (Clay and del Castillo 2004). Click on species links for access to its image gallery. Click on family links for family characteristics.

Order Struthioniformes

Rheidae (1) Rheas

Greater Rhea - Rhea americana - Ñandu - Ñandu guasu

Order Tinamiformes

Tinamidae (12) Tinamous

Solitary Tinamou - Tinamus solitarius - Macuco - Ynambu kagua              
Brown Tinamou - Crypturellus obsoletus - Tataupá rojizo - Ynambu apeky'a
Undulated Tinamou - Crypturellus undulatus - Tataupá listado - Ynambu kogoe
Small-billed Tinamou - Crypturellus parvirostris - Tataupá chico - Ynambu chororo
Tataupa Tinamou - Crypturellus tataupa - Tataupá - Ynambu tataupa         
Red-winged Tinamou - Rhynchotus rufescens - Martineta - Ynambu guasu
Brushland Tinamou - Nothoprocta cinerascens - Perdiz de monte - Ynambu sîsî 
White-bellied Nothura - Nothura boraquira - Perdiz chaqueña - Ynambu boli
Lesser Nothura - Nothura minor - Perdiz menor - Ynambu'i pytâ
Spotted Nothura  - Nothura maculosa - Perdiz chica - Ynambu'i
Dwarf Tinamou - Taoniscus nanus - Perdiz petisa - Ynambu karape
Quebracho Crested-tinamou - Eudromia formosa - Copetona - Ynambu apiratî

Order Podicipediformes

Podicipedidae (5) Grebes

Least Grebe - Tachybaptus dominicus - Macacito gris - Ype apa'i
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps - Macá pico grueso - Ype apa
White-tufted Grebe - Rollandia rolland - Macá chico - Ype apa
Silvery Grebe - Podiceps occipitalis - Macá plateado - Myaka
Great Grebe - Podicephorus major - Macá grande - Ype apa guasu

Order Pelecaniformes

Phalacrocoracidae (1) Cormorants

Neotropic Cormorant - Phalacrocorax brasilianus - Cormoran - Mbigua                          

Anhingidae (1) Anhinga

Anhinga - Anhinga anhinga - Aninga - Mbigua mbói 

Order Ciconiiformes              

Ardeidae (14) Herons

Pinnated Bittern - Botaurus pinnatus - Mirasol grande - Hoko para
Stripe-backed Bittern - Ixobrychus involucris - Mirasol - Hoko mini                       
Least Bittern - Ixobrychus exilis - Mirasol chico - Hoko'i pytâ 
Rufescent Tiger-Heron - Tigrisoma lineatum - Hocó colorado - Hoko pytâ
Whistling Heron - Syrigma sibilatrix - Garza silbadora - Kuarahy mimby
Cocoi Heron - Ardea cocoi - Garza mora - Hoko guasu
Great Egret - Ardea alba - Garza blanca - Guyratî
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula - Garcita blanca - Itaipyte 
Little Blue Heron - Egretta caerulea - Garza azul - Hoko'i hovy
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis - Garcita bueyera - Hoko'i vaka
Striated Heron - Butorides striata - Garcita azulada - Hoko'i
Capped Heron - Pilherodius pileatus - Garza real - Hoko sa'yju
Black-crowned Night-heron - Nycticorax nycticorax - Garza bruja - Tajasu guyra
Boat-billed Heron - Cochlearius cochlearius - Garza cucharona - Arapapa

Threskiornithidae (6) Ibises

Bare-faced Ibis - Phimosus infuscatus - Cuervillo cara pelada - Karâu'i rova pytâ 
White-faced Ibis - Plegadis chihi - Cuervillo de cañada - Karâu'i
Plumbeous Ibis - Theristicus caerulescens - Bandurria mora - Kurukáu hovy
Buff-necked Ibis - Theristicus caudatus - Bandurria - Kurukáu para     
Green Ibis - Mesembrinibis cayennensis - Tapicurú - Tapikuru
Roseate Spoonbill - Platalea ajaja - Espátula rosada - Ajajai

Ciconiidae (3) Storks

American Wood Stork - Mycteria americana - Tuyuyú - Tujuju kangy                   
Maguari Stork - Ciconia maguari - Cigüeña - Mbaguari
Jabiru - Jabiru mycteria - Yabirú - Jabiru

Order Phoenicopteriformes

Phoenicopteridae (1) Flamingos

Chilean Flamingo - Phoenicopterus chilensis - Flamenco - Guarimbo pytâ

Order Anseriformes

Anhimidae (2) Screamers

Horned Screamer - Anhima cornuta - Chajá real - Añuma
Southern Screamer - Chauna torquata - Chajá - Chahâ

Anatidae (21) Ducks

Fulvous Whistling-Duck - Dendrocygna bicolor - Pato silbón colorado - Ype suiriri pytâ 
White-faced Whistling-Duck - Dendrocygna viduata - Pato silbón cara blanca - Ype suiriri
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck - Dendrocygna autumnalis - Pato silbón ala blanca - Ype suiriri pepotî
Coscoroba - Coscoroba coscoroba - Coscoroba - Guyratî ete guasu
Orinoco Goose - Neochen jubata - Ganso de monte - Guanana
Muscovy Duck - Cairina moschata - Bragado - Ype guasu
Comb Duck - Sarkidiornis melanotos - Pato ganso - Ype tî apu'a
Ringed Teal - Callonetta leucophrys - Patito arroz - Ype ajúra hû
Brazilian Duck - Amazonetta brasiliensis - Alita azul - Ype kutiri

Speckled Teal - Anas flavirostris - Pato barcino - Ype ku’a
Yellow-billed Pintail - Anas georgica - Pato maicero - Ype ruguái akua
White-cheeked Pintail - Anas bahamensis - Pato gargantilla - Ype ruguái akua
Silver Teal - Anas versicolor - Pato capuchino - Ype kirî
Blue-winged Teal - Anas discors - Pato media luna - Sarâ
Cinnamon Teal - Anas cyanoptera - Pato colorado - Ype'i pytâ
Red Shoveler - Anas platalea - Pato cuchara - Ype juru pe
Rosy-billed Pochard - Netta peposaca - Cresta rosa - Ype pepo sakâ

Brazilian Merganser - Mergus octosetaceus - Pato serrucho - Chimbe
Black-headed Duck - Heteronetta atricapilla - Pato cabeza negra - Ype akâ hû 
Masked Duck - Nomonyx dominicus - Pato enmascarado - Kâu kâu
Argentine Ruddy-Duck - Oxyura vittata - Pato zambullidor - Paturi 

Order Falconiformes

Cathartidae (5) New World Vultures

Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus - Cuervo negro - Yyvu hû
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura - Cuervo cabeza roja - Yryvu akâ virâi
Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture - Cathartes burrovianus - Cuervo cabeza amarilla - Yryvu akâ sa'yju
Andean Condor - Vultur gryphus - Cóndor - Yryvu
King Vulture - Sarcoramphus papa - Cuervo real - Yryvu ruvicha

Pandionidae (1) Osprey

Osprey - Pandion haliaetus - Águila pescadora - Taguato rye morotî

Accipitridae (35) Birds of Prey

Grey-headed Kite - Leptodon cayanensis - Milano cabeza gris - Taguato morotî
Hook-billed Kite - Chondrohierax uncinatus - Milano pico garfio - Taguato
American Swallow-tailed Kite - Elanoides forficatus - Milano tijereta - Taguato jetapa
Pearl Kite - Gampsonyx swainsonii - Milano chico - Taguato'i
White-tailed Kite - Elanus leucurus - Milano blanco - Taguato morotî
Snail Kite - Rostrhamus sociabilis - Caracolero - Taguato jatyta
Rufous-thighed Kite - Harpagus diodon - Milano de corbata - Taguato'i hovy 
Plumbeous Kite - Ictinia plumbea - Milano plomizo - Sui sui 
Mississippi Kite - Ictinia mississippiensis - Milano boreal - Syi syi
Cinereous Harrier - Circus cinereus - Gavilán ceniciento - Taguato vevyi
Long-winged Harrier - Circus buffoni - Gavilán planeador - Taguato vevyi 
Grey-bellied Goshawk - Accipiter poliogaster - Azor grande - Taguato'i 
Tiny Hawk - Accipiter superciliosus - Azor chico - Taguato'i ka'aguy
Rufous-thighed Hawk - Accipiter erythronemius - Azor rojizo - Taguato'i ka'aguy
Bicoloured Hawk - Accipiter bicolor - Azor variado - Taguato'i hovy
Crane Hawk - Geranospiza caerulescens - Gavilán patas largas - Taguato hovy 
Mantled Hawk - Pseudastur polionotus - Aguilucho blanco - Taguato morotî 
Great Black Hawk - Buteogallus urubitinga - Águila negra - Yryvutinga
Savanna Hawk - Buteogallus meridionalis - Aguilucho colorado - Taguato pytâ
Crowned Eagle - Buteogallus coronatus - Águila coronada - Taguato hovy apiratî
Harris Hawk - Parabuteo unicinctus - Gavilán mixto - Taguato 
White-rumped Hawk - Parabuteo leucorrhous - Taguató negro - Taguato hû
Black-collared Hawk - Busarellus nigricollis - Gavilán de estero - Taguato akâtî
Roadside Hawk - Rupornis magnirostris - Taguató - Yndaje
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle - Geranoaetus melanoleucus - Águila mora - Taguato hovy
White-tailed Hawk - Geranoaetus albicaudatus - Aguilucho alas largas - Kurukuturi
Grey Hawk - Buteo nitidus - Aguilucho gris - Taguato hovy
Short-tailed Hawk - Buteo brachyurus - Aguilucho cola corta - Taguato
Swainson’s Hawk - Buteo swainsoni - Aguilucho langostero - Taguato
Zone-tailed Hawk - Buteo albonotatus - Aguilucho negro - Taguato hû
Crested Eagle - Morphnus guianensis - Águila monera - Apakaní
Harpy Eagle - Harpia harpyja - Águila harpía - Taguato ruvicha
Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle - Spizaetus melanoleucus - Águila viuda - Taguato 
Ornate Hawk-Eagle - Spizaetus ornatus - Águila crestuda real - Taguato apiratî 
Black Hawk-Eagle - Spizaetus tyrannus - Águila crestuda negra - Hu’i ruhutî 

Falconidae (12) Falcons

Southern Crested-Caracara - Caracara plancus - Carancho - Kara kara 
Yellow-headed Caracara - Milvago chimachima - Chimachima - Kiri kiri
Chimango Caracara - Milvago chimango - Chimango - Kara kara'i
Laughing Falcon - Herpetotheres cachinnans - Guaicurú - Makagua
Barred Forest-Falcon - Micrastur ruficollis - Halcón palomero - Toky kapata
Collared Forest-Falcon - Micrastur semitorquatus - Halcón montés - Têi têi
Spot-winged Falconet - Spiziapteryx circumcincta - Halconcito gris - Taguato'i
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius - Halconcito - Kiri kiri'i
Aplomado Falcon - Falco femoralis - Halcón plomizo - Kiri kiri guasu 
Bat Falcon - Falco rufigularis - Halcón negro chico - Taguato mbyju’i 
Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus - Halcón peregrino - Taguato ro’y
Orange-breasted Falcon - Falco deiroleucus - Halcón negro grande - Kiri kiri guasu

Order Galliformes

Cracidae (6) Guans

Chaco Chachalaca - Ortalis canicollis - Charata - Jaku karaguata
Rusty-margined Guan - Penelope superciliaris - Pava de monte chica - Jaku po'i
Dusky-legged Guan - Penelope obscura - Pava de monte oscura - Jaku hû
Blue-throated Piping-Guan - Pipile cumanensis - Pava campanilla - Jaku petî
Black-fronted Piping-Guan - Pipile jacutinga - Yacutinga - Jakutinga
Bare-faced Curassow - Crax fasciolata - Pava pintada - Mytû

Odontophoridae (1) Wood-Quails

Spot-winged Wood-Quail - Odontophorus capueira - Urú - Uru uru 

Order Gruiformes

Rallidae (23) Rails

Speckled Crake - Coturnicops notatus - Burrito enano - Ñahana'i 
Ocellated Crake - Micropygia schomburgkii - Burrito ocelado - Ñahana'i
Russet-crowned Crake - Anurolimnas viridis - Burrito castaño - Ñahana'i
Red-and-white Crake - Laterallus leucopyrrhus - Burrito colorado - Ñahana'i pytâ 
Rufous-sided Crake - Laterallus melanophaius - Burrito silbón - Ñahana'i 
Rufous-faced Crake - Laterallus xenopterus - Burrito guarani - Ñahana'i 
Grey-breasted Crake - Laterallus exilis - Burrito pecho gris - Ñahana'i
Grey-necked Wood-Rail - Aramides cajanea - Chiricoe - Syryko 
Giant Wood-Rail - Aramides ypecaha - Gallineta de agua - Ypaka'a 
Slaty-breasted Wood-Rail - Aramides saracura - Saracura - Sarakura
Ash-throated Crake - Porzana albicollis - Burrito grande - Asana'i
Yellow-breasted Crake - Poliolimnas flaviventer - Burrito amarillo - Ñahanatî 
Paint-billed Crake - Neocrex erythrops - Burrito pico rojo - Turuturu 
Spotted Rail - Pardirallus maculatus - Gallineta overa - Ñahana mbatara
Blackish Rail - Pardirallus nigricans - Gallineta negruzca - Ñahana sana 
Plumbeous Rail - Pardirallus sanguinolentus - Gallineta - Ñahana hû
American Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinica - Polla azul - Ñahana hovy
Azure Gallinule - Porphyrio flavirostris - Polla celeste - Ñahana sa'yju
Spot-flanked Gallinule - Gallinula melanops - Polla pintada - Ñahana
Common Gallinule - Gallinula galeata - Polla negra - Ñahana 
White-winged Coot - Fulica leucoptera - Gallareta chica - Jakami apetî 
Red-fronted Coot - Fulica rufifrons - Gallareta escudete rojo - Apetingâ
Red-gartered Coot - Fulica armillata - Gallareta ligas rojas - Muaka

Heliornithidae (1) Sungrebe

Sungrebe - Heliornis fulica - Ipequí - Ypeky

Aramidae (1) Limpkin

Limpkin - Aramus guarauna - Carau - Karâu

Cariamidae (2) Seriemas

Red-legged Seriema - Cariama cristata - Saria patas rojas - Sarîa pytâ 
Black-legged Seriema - Chunga burmeisteri - Saria patas negras - Sarîa hû

Order Charadriiformes

Charadriidae (7) Plovers

Pied Plover - Hoploxypterus cayanus - Chorlo de espolón - Mbatui ñu 
Southern Lapwing - Vanellus chilensis - Tero tero - Tetéu 
Grey Plover - Pluvialis squatarola - Chorlo ártico - Mbatuirusu 
American Golden Plover - Pluvialis dominica - Chorlo dorado - Mbatuirusu 
Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus - Chorlito palmado - Mbatuirusu
Collared Plover - Charadrius collaris - Chorlito de collar - Mbatui
Rufous-chested Dotterel - Charadrius modestus - Chorlito pecho colorado - Mbatuirusu

Recurvirostridae (1) Stilts

Black-necked Stilt - Himantopus mexicanus - Tero real - Tetéu jagua

Jacanidae (1) Jacanas

Wattled Jacana - Jacana jacana - Jacana - Aguapeaso

Rostratulidae (1) Painted-snipe

South American Painted-snipe - Nycticryphes semicollaris - Aguatero - Mbatui 

Scolopacidae (22) Waders

Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca - Pitotoi grande - Mbatui guasu
Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes - Pitotoi chico - Mbatuitui 
Solitary Sandpiper - Tringa solitaria - Pitotoi solitario - Mbatui ño 
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularia - Playerito manchado - Mbatui mbatara 
Upland Sandpiper - Bartramia longicauda - Batitú - Mbatui ñu
Eskimo Curlew - Numenius borealis - Campesino - Chululu'i 
Hudsonian Godwit - Limosa haemastica - Becasa de mar - Chululu'i
Ruddy Turnstone - Arenaria interpres - Vuelvepiedras - Chululu 
Red Knot - Calidris canutus - Playerito rojizo - Chululu'i 
Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla - Playerito enano - Chululu'i 
Sanderling - Calidris alba - Playerito blanco - Chululu'i 
White-rumped Sandpiper - Calidris fuscicollis - Playerito rabadilla blanca - Chululu'i
Semipalmated Sandpiper - Calidris pusilla - Playerito escudado - Chululu'i 
Baird's Sandpiper - Calidris bairdii - Playerito unicolor - Chululu'i
Pectoral Sandpiper - Calidris melanotos - Playerito pectoral - Chululu'i
Dunlin - Calidris alpina - Playerito vientre negro - Chululu'i
Stilt Sandpiper - Calidris himantopus - Playerito zancudo - Chululu'i
Buff-breasted Sandpiper - Tryngites subruficollis - Playerito canela - Chululu'i 
South American Snipe - Gallinago paraguaiae - Becasina - Jakavere
Giant Snipe - Gallinago undulata - Becasina gigante - Jakavere guasu 
Red Phalarope - Phalaropus fulicarius - Falaropo pico grueso - Chululu 
Wilson’s Phalarope - Phalaropus tricolor - Falaropo tricolor - Chululu

Laridae (11) Gulls and Terns

Grey-headed Gull - Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus - Gaviota capucho gris - Ojaja
Brown-hooded Gull - Chroicocephalus maculipennis - Gaviota capucho café - Ojaja
Franklin´s Gull - Larus pipixcan - Gaviota chica - Ojaja
Laughing Gull - Leucophaeus atricilla - Gaviota reidora - Ojaja
Yellow-billed Tern - Sternula superciliaris - Gaviotín chico - Atî'i
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex - Gaviotín - Atî guasu
Gull-billed Tern - Gelochelidon nilotica - Gaviotín pico grueso - Atî
Common Tern - Sterna hirundo - Gaviotín - Atî
Arctic Tern - Sterna paradisaea - Gaviotín ártico - Atî
Trudeau´s Tern - Sterna trudeaui - Gaviotín lagunero - Atî
Royal Tern - Thalasseus maximus - Gaviotín real - Atî

Rynchopidae (1) Skimmers

Black Skimmer - Rynchops niger - Rayador - Pa'â guasu

Order Columbiformes

Columbidae (16) Pigeons and Doves

Feral Pigeon - Columba livia - Paloma casera - Pykasu óga 
Scaled Pigeon - Patagioenas speciosa - Paloma trocal - Pykasu mbatara
Picazuro Pigeon - Patagioenas picazuro - Paloma turca - Pykasuro 
Spot-winged Pigeon - Patagioenas maculosa - Paloma manchada - Apykasu
Pale-vented Pigeon - Patagioenas cayennensis - Paloma colorada - Pykasu pytâ 
Eared Dove - Zenaida auriculata - Torcaza - Mbairari
Plain-breasted Ground-Dove - Columbina minuta - Tortolita enana - Pyku'i pe'i
Ruddy Ground-Dove - Columbina talpacoti - Tortolita colorada - Pyku'i pytâ
Picui Ground-Dove - Columbina picui - Tortolita - Pyku'i 
Scaled Dove - Scardafella squammata - Palomita escamada - Pyku’i pini
Blue Ground-Dove - Claravis pretiosa - Palomita azulada - Jeruti hovy
Purple-winged Ground-Dove - Claravis godefrida - Palomita morada - Pararu
White-tipped Dove - Leptotila verreauxi - Yerutí - Jeruti
Grey-fronted Dove - Leptotila rufaxilla - Yerutí colorada - Jeruti pytâ'i 
Ruddy Quail-Dove - Geotrygon montana - Paloma montera castaña - Jeruti pytâ 
Violaceous Quail-Dove - Geotrygon violacea - Paloma montera violácea - Jeruti pirângâ

Order Psittaciformes

Psittacidae (24) Parrots

Hyacinth Macaw - Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus - Papagayo azul - Gua'a hovy 
Glaucous Macaw - Anodorhynchus glaucus - Papagayo violáceo - Gua'a hovy
Blue-and-yellow Macaw - Ara ararauna - Papagayo amarillo - Kaninde
Red-and-green Macaw - Ara chloropterus - Papagayo rojo - Gua'a pytâ 
Golden-collared Macaw - Primolius auricollis - Maracaná cuello dorado - Marakana ajura sa'yju 
Blue-winged Macaw - Primolius maracana - Maracaná afeitado - Marakana 
Golden-capped Parakeet - Aratinga auricapilla - Maracaná corona dorada - Marakana
Blue-crowned Parakeet - Aratinga acuticaudata - Maracaná cabeza azulada - Ñendai
White-eyed Parakeet - Aratinga leucophthalma - Maracaná ala roja - Arua'i
Peach-fronted Parakeet - Aratinga aurea - Maracaná frente naranja - Tu'î apyteju 
Nanday Parakeet - Nandayus nenday - Nanday - Ñanday
Blaze-winged Parakeet - Pyrrhura devillei - Chiripepé ala anaranjada - Arivaya
Reddish-bellied Parakeet - Pyrrhura frontalis - Chiripepé cabeza verde - Arivaja 
Green-cheeked Parakeet - Pyrrhura molinae - Chiripepé cabeza parda - Chiripepe
Monk Parakeet - Myiopsitta monachus - Cotorrita - Tu'î karanda'y
Blue-winged Parrotlet - Forpus xanthopterygius - Viudita - Mbembéi
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet - Brotogeris chiriri - Catita chiriri - Tu'î chyryry 
Pileated Parrot - Pionopsitta pileata - Lorito cabeza roja - Tu'î guembe 
Scaly-headed Parrot - Pionus maximiliani - Loro choclero - Maitaka 
Yellow-faced Parrot - Alipiopsitta xanthops - Loro kereu
Red-spectacled Amazon - Amazona pretrei - Charao - Chorao
Turquoise-fronted Amazon - Amazona aestiva - Loro hablador - Parakáu
Orange-winged Amazon - Amazona amazonica - Loro alinaranja - Parakáu
Vinaceous-breasted Amazon - Amazona vinacea - Loro vinoso - Parakáu keréu

Order Cuculiformes

Cuculidae (13) Cuckoos

Ash-coloured Cuckoo - Coccycua cinereus - Cuclillo chico - Tuja kue
Little Cuckoo - Coccycua minuta - Tingazú chico
Black-billed Cuckoo - Coccyzus erythropthalmus - Cuclillo ojo colorado - Tuja kue 
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Coccyzus americanus - Cuclillo alas rojizas - Toutou 
Dark-billed Cuckoo - Coccyzus melacoryphus - Cuclillo canela - Tuja puka 
Pearly-breasted Cuckoo - Coccyzus euleri - Cuclillo ceniciento - Tuja kue 
Squirrel Cuckoo - Piaya cayana - Tingazú - Tingasu
Striped Cuckoo - Tapera naevia - Crespín - Chochi
Pheasant Cuckoo - Dromococcyx phasianellus - Yasiyateré grande - Jasy jatere guasu
Pavonine Cuckoo - Dromococcyx pavoninus - Yasiyateré chico - Jasy jatere
Greater Ani - Crotophaga major - Anó grande - Ano guasu
Smooth-billed Ani - Crotophaga ani - Anó chico - Ano
Guira Cuckoo - Guira guira - Piririta - Piririgua

Order Strigiformes

Tytonidae (1) Barn Owls

Barn Owl - Tyto alba - Lechuza de campanario - Suinda 

Strigidae (15) Owls

Tropical Screech-Owl - Megascops choliba - Lechucita - Kavure 
Black-capped Screech-Owl - Megascops atricapillus - Lechucita - Kavure 
Spectacled Owl - Pulsatrix perspicillata - Lechuzón mocho grande - Urukure'a guasu
Tawny-browed Owl - Pulsatrix koeniswaldiana - Lechuzón mocho chico - Urukure'a mini
Great Horned-Owl - Bubo virginianus - Búho - Ñakurutû guasu
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata - Lechuza estriada - Kavure guasu 
Black-banded Owl - Strix huhula - Lechuza negra - Suinda hû
Rusty-barred Owl - Strix hylophila - Lechuza listada - Suinda ka’aguy
Chaco Owl - Strix chacoensis - Lechuza chaqueña - Suinda chaco
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl - Glaucidium brasilianum - Caburé - Kavure'i
Burrowing Owl - Athene cunicularia - Lechucita vizcachera - Urukurea chichi 
Buff-fronted Owl - Aegolius harrisii - Lechucita canela - Kavure'i pytâ 
Striped Owl - Asio clamator - Lechuzón orejudo - Ñakurutû'i
Stygian Owl - Asio stygius - Lechuzón negruzco - Ñakurutû hû 
Short-eared Owl - Asio flammeus - Lechuzón campestre - Suinda ñu 

Order Caprimulgiformes

Caprimulgidae (16) Nightjars

Short-tailed Nighthawk - Lurocalis semitorquatus - Añapero castaño - Yvyja'u mbyju'i
Lesser Nighthawk - Chordeiles acutipennis - Atajacaminos ala fina - Akuku
Common Nighthawk - Chordeiles minor - Añapero boreal - Yvyja'u mi 
Nacunda Nighthawk - Chordeiles nacunda - Ñacundá - Ñakunda 
Band-tailed Nighthawk - Nyctiprogne leucopyga - Añapero cola blanca - Yvyja'u 
Pauraque - Nyctidromus albicollis - Curiango - Luirivevu
Ocellated Poorwill - Nyctiphrynus ocellatus - Atajacaminos ocelado - Kereveve
Rufous Nightjar - Antrostomus rufus - Atajacaminos colorado - Yvyja'u ravyta
Silky-tailed Nightjar - Antrostomus sericocaudatus - Atajacaminos ahumado - Kuriango 
Band-winged Nightjar - Caprimulgus longirostris - Atajacaminos ñañarca - Yvyja'u 
Spot-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus maculicaudus - Atajacaminos cola manchada - Yvyja'u mbatara 
Little Nightjar - Caprimulgus parvulus - Atajacaminos chico - Kuchu'i guy guy
Long-trained Nightjar - Macropsalis forcipata
Scissor-tailed Nightjar - Hydropsalis torquata - Atajacaminos tijereta - Yvyja'u jetapa
White-winged Nightjar - Eleothreptus candicans - Atajacaminos ala blanca - Yvyja'u moroti 
Sickle-winged Nightjar - Eleothreptus anomalus - Atajacaminos de pantano - Ybyya'u tuju

Nyctibiidae (3) Potoos

Great Potoo - Nyctibius grandis - Urutaú grande - Urutau guasu 
Long-tailed Potoo - Nyctibius aethereus - Urutaú coludo - Urutau
Common Potoo - Nyctibius griseus - Urutaú - Urutau

Order Apodiformes

Apodidae (6) Swifts

Sooty Swift - Cypseloides fumigatus - Vencejo negruzco - Mbyju'i hû
Great Dusky Swift - Cypseloides senex - Vencejo de cascada - Mbyju'i ita 
White-collared Swift - Streptoprocne zonaris - Vencejo collar blanco - Mbyju'i mbopi guasu
Biscutate Swift - Streptoprocne biscutata - Vencejo nuca blanca - Taperusu
Sick's Swift - Chaetura meridionalis - Vencejo de tormenta - Mbyju'i mbopi 
Grey-rumped Swift - Chaetura cinereiventris - Vencejo chico - Mbyju'i 

Trochilidae (20) Hummingbirds

Scale-throated Hermit - Phaethornis eurynome - Ermitaño escamado - Mainumby ruguaitî 
Planalto Hermit - Phaethornis pretrei - Ermitaño canela - Mainumby ruguaitî
Buff-breasted Hermit - Phaethornis subochraceus - Ermitaño ocráceo - Mainumby ruguaitî
Swallow-tailed Hummingbird - Eupetomena macroura - Picaflor tijereta - Mainumby jetapa
Black Jacobin - Melanotrochilus fuscus - Picaflor negro - Mainumby hû
White-vented Violetear - Colibri serrirostris - Colibrí mediano - Mainumby
Black-throated Mango - Anthracothorax nigricollis - Picaflor vientre negro - Mainumby 
Ruby-Topaz Hummingbird - Chrysolampis mosquitus - Colibrí rubí - Mainumby
Plovercrest - Stephanoxis lalandi - Picaflor copetón - Mainumby apiratî
Glittering-bellied Emerald - Chlorostilbon lucidus - Picaflor verde - Mainumby hovyû 
Fork-tailed Woodnymph - Thalurania furcata - Picaflor zafiro - Mainumby 
Violet-capped Woodnymph - Thalurania glaucopis - Picaflor corona violácea - Mainumby
Rufous-throated Sapphire - Hylocharis sapphirina - Picaflor cola castaña - Mainumby 
Gilded Sapphire - Hylocharis chrysura - Picaflor bronceado - Kuarahy áva 
White-throated Hummingbird - Leucochloris albicollis - Picaflor garganta blanca - Mainumby pyti'a morotî 
White-tailed Goldenthroat - Polytmus guainumbi - Picaflor de antifaz - Mainumby
Versicoloured Emerald - Amazilia versicolor - Picaflor esmeralda - Mainumby 
Long-billed Starthroat - Heliomaster longirostris - Picaflor picudo - Mainumby 
Blue-tufted Starthroat - Heliomaster furcifer - Picaflor de barbijo - Mainumby jetapa
Amethyst Woodstar - Calliphlox amethystina - Picaflor amatista - Mainumby michiete

Order Trogoniformes

Trogonidae (3) Trogons

Black-throated Trogon - Trogon rufus - Surucuá amarillo - Suruku'a sa'yju 
Surucua Trogon - Trogon surrucura - Surucuá - Suruku'a
Blue-crowned Trogon - Trogon curucui - Surucuá aurora - Suruku'a tata

Order Coraciiformes

Momotidae (2) Motmots

Rufous-capped Motmot - Baryphthengus ruficapillus - Yeruvá - Marakana yvyguy
Blue-crowned Motmot - Momotus momota - Burgo - Guyra paja

Alcedinidae (5) Kingfishers

Ringed Kingfisher - Megaceryle torquata - Martín pescador grande - Javatî guasu
Amazon Kingfisher - Chloroceryle amazona - Martín pescador mediano - Javatî
Green Kingfisher - Chloroceryle americana - Martín pescador chico - Javatî'i
Green-and-rufous Kingfisher - Chloroceryle inda - Martín pescador rojizo - Javatî miri
American Pygmy Kingfisher - Chloroceryle aenea - Martín pescador enano - Javatî michiete

Order Galbuliformes

Bucconidae (4) Puffbirds

Buff-bellied Puffbird - Notharchus swainsoni - Chacurú grande - Chakuru guasu
White-eared Puffbird - Nystalus chacuru - Chacurú listado - Chakuru 
Caatinga Puffbird - Nystalus striatipectus - Durmilí - Chakuru para 
Rusty-breasted Nunlet - Nonnula rubecula - Chacurú enano - Chakuru'i

Galbulidae (1) Jacamars

Rufous-tailed Jacamar - Galbula ruficauda - Yacamará - Mainumby guasu

Order Piciformes

Ramphastidae (5) Toucans

Chestnut-eared Aracari - Pteroglossus castanotis - Arasarí fajado - Tukâ sa’yju 
Saffron Toucanet - Pteroglossus bailloni - Arasarí banana - Tukâ pakova
Spot-billed Toucanet - Selenidera maculirostris - Arasarí chico - Tukâ pôka 
Red-breasted Toucan - Ramphastos dicolorus - Tucán pico verde - Tukâ'i
Toco Toucan - Ramphastos toco - Tucán grande - Tukâ guasu 

Picidae (21) Woodpeckers

Ochre-collared Piculet - Picumnus temminckii - Carpinterito cuello canela - Ypekû ne'i 
White-barred Piculet - Picumnus cirratus - Carpinterito - Ypekû ne'i 
White-wedged Piculet - Picumnus albosquamatus - Carpinterito - Ypekû ne'i 
White Woodpecker - Melanerpes candidus - Carpintero blanco - Ypekû ntere
Yellow-fronted Woodpecker - Melanerpes flavifrons - Carpintero arco iris - Kurutu'i 
White-fronted Woodpecker - Melanerpes cactorum - Carpintero del cactus - Tiri tiri
Checkered Woodpecker - Veniliornis mixtus - Carpintero bataraz - Ypekû mbatara 
Little Woodpecker - Veniliornis passerinus - Carpinterito oliváceo - Ypekû'i
White-spotted Woodpecker - Veniliornis spilogaster - Carpinterito barrado - Ypekû para
Golden-green Woodpecker - Piculus chrysochloros - Carpintero dorado - Ypekû rupakâ 
Yellow-browed Woodpecker - Piculus aurulentus - Carpintero verde - Ypekû hovy
Green-barred Flicker - Colaptes melanochloros - Carpintero real - Tinguere 
Campo Flicker - Colaptes campestris - Carpintero campestre - Ypekû ñu 
Pale-crested Woodpecker - Celeus lugubris - Carpintero copete pajizo - Ypekû atî
Blond-crested Woodpecker - Celeus flavescens - Carpintero copete amarillo - Ypekû sa‘yju
Helmeted Woodpecker - Dryocopus galeatus - Carpintero cara canela - Ypekû akâ mirâ 
Black-bodied Woodpecker - Dryocopus schulzi - Carpintero negro - Ypekû hû
Lineated Woodpecker - Dryocopus lineatus - Carpintero garganta estriada - Ypekû tape
Robust Woodpecker - Campephilus robustus - Carpintero grande - Ypekû guasu ka'aguy
Crimson-crested Woodpecker - Campephilus melanoleucos - Carpintero garganta negra - Ypekû akâ pytâ
Cream-backed Woodpecker - Campephilus leucopogon - Carpintero lomo blanco - Ypekû akâ pytâ

Order Passeriformes

Melanopareidae (2) Crescentchests


Collared Crescentchest - Melanopareia torquata - Gallito nuca canela - Guyra'i ñu 
Olive-crowned Crescentchest - Melanopareia maximiliani - Gallito de collar - Guyra'i ñu 

Thamnophilidae (22) Antbirds

Spot-backed Antshrike - Hypoedaleus guttatus - Batará goteado - Mbatara para 
Giant Antshrike - Batara cinerea - Batará gigante - Mbatara guasu
Large-tailed Antshrike - Mackenziaena leachii - Batará pintado - Chororo
Tufted Antshrike - Mackenziaena severa - Batará copetón - Akâ botô 
Great Antshrike - Taraba major - Chororó - Chororo
Barred Antshrike - Thamnophilus doliatus - Batará rayado - Che oro para
Bolivian Slaty-antshrike - Thamnophilus sticturus - Batará pardo - Mbatara 
Variable Antshrike - Thamnophilus caerulescens - Batará plomizo - Viro’o guasu
Rufous-winged Antshrike - Thamnophilus torquatus - Batará ala roja - Mbatara
Rufous-capped Antshrike - Thamnophilus ruficapillus - Batará corona rojiza - Mbatara pytâ
Plain Antvireo - Dysithamnus mentalis - Batará amarillo - Viro’o mbéi
Stripe-backed Antbird - Myrmorchilus strigilatus - Batará estriado - Piu piu
Black-capped Antwren - Herpsilochmus atricapillus - Tiluchí plomizo - Chororo'i 
Rufous-winged Antwren - Herpsilochmus rufimarginatus - Tiluchí ala rojiza - Viro'o pytâ 
Black-bellied Antwren - Formicivora melanogaster - Batará vientre negro - Mbatara 
Rusty-backed Antwren - Formicivora rufa - Batará cola negra - Choro ñanandy
Bertoni’s Antbird - Drymophila rubricollis - Tiluchí colorado - Takuari pytâ 
Dusky-tailed Antbird - Drymophila malura - Tiluchí estriado - Takuari 
Streak-capped Antwren - Terenura maculata - Tiluchí enano - Mbatara’i 
Mato Grosso Antbird - Cercomacra melanaria - Batará - Mbatara hû
White-backed Fire-eye - Pyriglena leuconota - Batará - Mbatara hû
White-shouldered Fire-eye - Pyriglena leucoptera - Batará negro - Mbatara chioro

Formicariidae (3) Ground Antbirds

Short-tailed Antthrush - Chamaeza campanisona - Tovaca - Tovakusu
Variegated Antpitta - Grallaria varia - Chululú pintado - Guyra vaka
Speckle-breasted Antpitta - Hylopezus nattereri - Chululú chico - Chululu'i 

Conopophagidae (1) Gnateaters

Rufous Gnateater - Conopophaga lineata - Chupadientes - Tokotoko 

Rhinocryptidae (1) Tapaculos

Crested Gallito - Rhinocrypta lanceolata - Gallito copetón - Mburika mondoa
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