Amazonas, Henri Pittier, SE Falcon), 7-24 Jan. 1997
Birding trip report - Species list
|John van der Woude - www.jvanderw.nl - also see main report|
CU = Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, just off the coast of Venezuela, 2-6 Jan. 1997. Here we stayed before going to Venezuela. See further our synoptic report about Curacao.
HP = Henri Pittier National Park, 7-9 and 21 Jan.
LI = Litoral, the coastal fringe of the cordillera of Caracas, 10 and 24 Jan. (LAY = LI + AY)
AY = Puerto Ayacucho (surroundings), 10 Jan.
JU = Junglaven, 11-20 Jan.
FA = SE Falcon, 21-23 Jan.
Great Tinamou JU FA? JU:twice on Road in fr of car, flew up 10 m high Cinereous Tinamou JU JU:near airstrip, before leaving Little Tinamou JU FA JU:on tape Big Lagoon Undulated Tinamou JU JU:on tape Big Lagoon Variegated Tinamou JU JU:sev. heard along The Road Least Grebe FA FA:in litlle ponds at base of Cerro La Mision Neotropic (Olivaceous) Cormorant JU JU:hundreds at Guayaje tributary Anhinga JU JU:sev. along the rivers Brown Pelican FA FA:at sea back from C.Lindo Magnificent Frigatebird CU LI FA FA:groups along beach, with immatures Tricolored Heron FA FA:tens at Morrocoy, dispersed at lagoon Little Blue Heron CU JU FA JU,FA: both plumages blue and white Snowy Egret CU JU FA JU:some at Guayaje trib. Capped Heron JU JU:along small rivers, in tree tops Cocoi (White-necked) Heron JU FA FA:pair + young in huge tree at Llanos type farm C. Lindo Great White Egret JU FA JU:many at Guayaje trib. Cattle Egret CU HP FA HP:evening flights from town to Choroni Road Striated (Green) Heron CU JU FA Agami (Chestnut-bellied) Heron JU JU:first one disc. at creek down Big Lagoon Black-crowned Night-heron JU FA JU,FA: few only Fasciated Tiger-heron HP HP:In river at Electr.Museum Choroni Rd Rufescent Tiger-heron JU JU:photo in flight (photo above) Zigzag Heron JU JU:heard and just seen last night at creek down Big Lagoon Wood Stork JU JU:some at Guayaje trib. Jabiru JU JU:nest opposite 'Big Village' at Ventuari Scarlet Ibis FA FA:very red indeed, more so than in Llanos Whispering (Bare-faced) Ibis FA Green Ibis JU FA Greater Flamingo CU Fulvous Whistling-duck FA FA:at pond of Llanos-type farm Campo Lindo Black-bellied Whistling- CU JU FA FA:a.o. 1 pair with 5 pulli Muscovy Duck JU American Wigeon FA White-cheeked Pintail CU Blue-winged Teal JU FA JU:2 groups of 20 on sandbars in Ventuari (new for JU?) American Black Vulture HP LAY JU Turkey Vulture HP JU FA Greater Yellow-headed Vulture JU JU:e.g. down Ventuari King Vulture JU JU:along Ventuari, very high at noon Hook-billed Kite LI LI:quietly perched on cactus behind univ. campus White-tailed (Bl.Sh.) Kite FA FA:Cuare/Tacarigua area Snail Kite FA FA:Many singing at Llanos farm C. Lindo Plumbeous Kite JU JU:along border of Ventuari Crane Hawk JU JU:Guayaje trib., at 10 m high in tree Common Black-hawk FA Great Black-hawk JU JU:at all small rivers, perched near water Savannah Hawk FA Black-collared Hawk JU FA JU:juvenals in savanna Grey Hawk FA FA:twice below Cerro La Mision Roadside Hawk LAY JU FA AY:close at Tobogan dlSelva, with prey (snake?), photo above Short-tailed Hawk LI LI:hovering all the time at hill behind univ. campus White-tailed Hawk CU FA CU:attacked by two Am. Kestrel Black Hawk-eagle HP HP:late in morning crossing over R. Grande biol. station Osprey JU FA JU:Big Lagoon Black Caracara JU JU:sev. groups in forest; sev. pairs at Guayaje trib. Red-throated Caracara JU JU:along Marieta/Piedras; last day group at Big Lagoon Crested Caracara CU AY FA Yellow-headed Caracara HP LI FA Laughing Falcon FA FA:garden C.Lindo; Tacarigua: eating snake in 10 sec, head first American Kestrel CU AY FA Bat Falcon JU JU:at Ventuari bank, perched high Peregrine Falcon FA FA:at Tacarigua dam, later also Morrocoy NP (juv.) Rufous-vented Chachalaca HP LI HP:only spot: at blue water works at start Chor.Rd. Little (Variable) Chachalaca JU JU:in savanna woodland, also at Mirador hill Spix's Guan JU JU:sev. along The Road Blue-throated Piping-guan JU JU:sev. along The Road Crestless (Les. R-b) Curassow JU JU:at creek borders, and Gal.lag.forest Black Curassow JU JU:often along or on The Road Crested Bobwhite CU CU:family near parking of Christoffel mountain Marbled Wood-Quail JU JU:endless song at beginning of terra firme The Road Grey-necked Wood-rail JU JU:near camp, border of Big Lagoon American Purple Gallinule FA FA:at Llanos type farm Campo Lindo Common Moorhen FA Sunbittern JU JU:singing close by over creek opposite harbour Ventuari Limpkin FA FA:Cuare/Tacarigua area Grey-winged Trumpeter JU JU:often on Road, once 2 displaying high in trees Wattled Jacana FA Black-necked Stilt CU FA FA:100 at Morrocoy lagoon Double-striped Thick-knee At airport of San Fernando de Apure OR Pto. Ayacucho Black-bellied Plover FA FA:at beach Collared Plover JU JU:at airstrip at arrival Pied Lapwing JU JU:on sandbank in Ventuari Southern Lapwing FA Greater Yellowlegs CU FA? Lesser Yellowlegs CU Whimbrel FA FA:at beach Solitary Sandpiper CU Spotted Sandpiper CU JU Sanderling FA FA:at beach Least Sandpiper CU FA Yellow-billed Tern JU Large-billed Tern JU Black Skimmer JU JU:on sandbanks in Ventuari Scaly-naped Pigeon CU CU:2 (prob. pair) in forest of Pos Spano Bare-eyed Pigeon CU FA FA:first one outside CU for us; CU: now common throughout Pale-vented Pigeon HP JU Scaled Dove LI LI:on tape Via Galipan Macuto Ruddy Pigeon HP JU FA HP:3 seen; JU: good views at Big Lagoon Eared Dove CU Common Ground-dove CU LI FA Ruddy Ground-dove FA Blue Ground-dove JU JU:near camp (varzea) White-tipped Dove CU LI JU FA JU:at airstrip (new for the JU list?) Grey-fronted Dove JU? Scarlet Macaw JU JU:a.o. a wild one flying together with tame one of camp Red-and-green Macaw JU FA JU:once 3 pairs together over creek down Big Lagoon Chestnut-fronted Macaw LI JU FA FA:two highway Moron; C.Lindo; LI: pair at univ. campus Scarlet-fronted Parakeet HP HP:3 early on Choroni Rd. White-eyed Parakeet JU? JU:very large Aratinga, no macaw-face Brown-throated Parakeet CU HP LI JU FA Maroon-tailed Parakeet JU JU:group of 30 early in savanna, well seen Red-eared Parakeet HP HP:Blood-e., tens Green-rumped Parrotlet FA FA:common; 1 with yellow forehead of male Cobalt-winged Parakeet JU JU:group of 10 at savanna Scarlet-shouldered Parrotlet JU Sapphire-rumped Parrotlet JU JU:group of 25: size + flight behaviour Black-headed Parrot JU JU:often heard + some good views at The Road Orange-cheeked Parrot JU JU:wells een at forest/sav. border Road Blue-headed Parrot JU FA JU:once head out of hole at Big Lagoon Red-billed Parrot HP HP:early morning and late evening Chor.Rd. Yellow-shouldered Parrot CU CU:increasing again (it is said) Yellow-crowned Parrot JU FA FA:roost at Llanos type farm Campo Lindo Orange-winged Parrot JU FA FA:roost at Llanos type farm Campo Lindo Mealy Parrot JU JU:two well seen at sav./forest border The Road Squirrel Cuckoo x LI JU HP:on the way back to Caracas Black-bellied Cuckoo JU JU:short view at creek down Big Lagoon; The Road (where?) Little Cuckoo FA FA:after long chase in wet bush Llanos farm C.Lindo Greater Ani JU FA Groove-billed Ani CU FA Striped Cuckoo FA Rufous-winged Ground-cuckoo JU JU:The bird of the trip (see report), The Road Mottled Owl JU FA? JU:on tape The Road Crested Owl JU? JU:probably heard The Road Spectacled Owl FA FA:heard at Cerro La Mision early morning Ferruginous Pygmy-owl FA Common Potoo FA FA:heard and one seen in candle, turning its head Lesser Nighthawk JU JU:flew uop from savanna near woodland Band-tailed Nighthawk JU JU:sev. over the Big Lagoon Pauraque JU FA FA:tens one night at side-road C.Lindo Rufous Nightjar JU FA JU:sev. along the Big Lagoon (varzea) White-collared Swift HP JU JU:two groups along the Ventuari Grey-rumped Swift JU Short-tailed Swift AY JU FA White-tipped Swift HP Fork-tailed Palm-swift HP AY HP:here! Long-tailed Hermit JU JU:a lek along The Road, one inspecting us Reddish Hermit JU JU:very inquisitive along The Road, middle part Little Hermit FA Green Violet-ear HP HP:at open patch on top of Cumbre Black-throated Mango FA FA:at Llanos type farm C. Lindo Ruby-topaz Hummingbird CU Festive Coquette JU? JU:a coquette, and this one most likely occ. here Blue-chinned Sapphire JU FA FA:hovering left and right in front of other Blue-tailed (Common) Eme CU LI JU LI:E border of univ. campus, flow. tree White-chinned Sapphire LI Green-tailed Goldenthroat JU JU:two or three in the savanne, displaying Glittering-throated Emerald LI LI:E border of univ. campus, flow. tree Speckled Hummingbird HP HP:Choroni Rd, back to town Violent-fronted Brilliant HP Violet-chested Hummingbird HP HP:well seen both times Chor. Rd. Long-tailed Sylph HP HP:on Cumbre and at R.Grande feeder (m+f) Long-billed Starthroat JU JU:at Big Lagoon White-tipped Quetzal HP HP:well seen in hairpin bend below Cumbre Black-tailed Trogon JU JU:on tape The Road White-tailed Trogon JU JU:in forest (Road) but also in sav. woodland Collared Trogon HP HP:two at Cumbre Violaceous Trogon JU JU:on tape The Road Ringed Kingfisher JU FA Amazon Kingfisher AY JU FA JU:common Green Kingfisher JU JU:common Green-and-rufous Kingfisher JU JU:our last kingfisher (small rivers) American Pygmy Kingfisher JU JU:at small creeks Blue-crowned Motmot JU JU:earliest and latest day-bird Road (10 camp - Big Tree) Rufous-tailed Jacamar HP FA HP,FA: rather common Green-tailed Jacamar JU JU:rather common Bronzy Jacamar JU JU:3 from Mirador at Camani camp, in tree top Paradise Jacamar JU JU:sav/forest border Road; sav. woodland; Mirador Spotted Puffbird JU JU:first at banana plantation, later several Russet-throated Puffbird FA FA:in bushes near pond Llanos type farm C. Lindo Rusty-breasted Nunlet JU JU:close view at start of trail 4 (Road) Black Nunbird JU JU:The Road Swallow-wing AY JU AY:the first real Amazonian thing; JU: sev. in savanna Black-spotted Barbet JU JU:sev. heard; seen one briefly on canopy (Road) Groove-billed Toucanet HP JU:very near at Cumbre Green Aracari AY JU AY:a group at Tobogan dlS; JU: two fighting beak in beak Ivory-billed Aracari JU JU:Tha Road near savanna, and 2 near air strip Collared Aracari FA FA:along Cerro La Mision Many-banded Aracari AY JU JU:evening: 6 gathering in tree tops near Big Tree Yellow-ridged Toucan JU JU:mixed form of Yellow-ridged and Channel-billed Cuvier's Toucan JU JU:fine view at Big Lagoon final day Golden-spangled Piculet JU JU:at forest island in savanna, male + female Scaled Piculet FA FA:on hill in Morrocoy NP Yellow-tufted Woodpecker AY JU AY:fine view of group at Bare Rock Red-crowned Woodpecker HP LAY FA HP:foraging, with Buff-thr Saltator for the remains Smoky-brown Woodpecker HP Red-rumped Woodpecker HP HP:striking light cheek, red cap Golden-olive Woodpecker HP Spot-breasted Woodpecker FA FA:Cuare/Tacarigua area Scaly-breasted Woodpecker JU JU:high in canopy twigs, The Road further end Chestnut Woodpecker JU JU:right along The Road; at Big Lagoon bank, eating ants Ringed Woodpecker JU JU:brief sighting on back, at flight, near airstrip Lineated Woodpecker JU FA JU:in hole in sav. woodland Crimson-crested Woodpecker JU JU:once 4 together on palm stems in sav. woodland Plain-brown Woodcreeper JU Ruddy Woodcreeper HP HP:at Cumbre Olivaceous Woodcreeper HP JU JU:The Road Wedge-billed Woodcreeper JU JU:together with Oliv.; The Road, at dawn Long-billed Woodcreeper JU JU:middle height of tree at The Road, further end Strong-billed Woodcreeper HP HP:fine view behind Electr. Museum Barred Woodcreeper JU JU:lower height in tree The Road, near savanna Black-banded Woodcreeper HP Straight-billed Woodcreeper JU JU:The Road; and at air strip in sav. woodland Buff-throated Woodcreeper JU JU:also on tape, The Road Red-billed Scythebill JU?FA FA:on hill at Morrocoy NP, JU: on tape (The Road) Pale-legged Hornero FA FA:in bushes near pond of Llanos type farm Campo Lindo Pale-breasted Spinetail LI FA Ruddy Spinetail JU JU:big lek in forest halfway along the Road Rufous Spinetail HP HP:at Cumbre Crested Spinetail HP HP:at Cumbre Plain Thornbird FA FA:below Cerro La Mision Montane Foliage-gleaner HP Buff-fronted Foliage-gleaner HP Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner JU JU:well seen (eyering), and on tape Slender-billed Xenops JU JU:in Galapagos Lagoon forest, well seen Plain Xenops JU Great Antshrike FA FA:on tape, at Cerro La Mision Fasciated Antshrike JU JU:along The Road, near savanna Black-crested Antshrike JU FA FA:pair at Llanos-type farm C.Lindo; JU: pair at Galap.Lag. Barred Antshrike HP LI FA HP:at start of Chor.Rd.; FA; sev.; LI: at Via Galipan Amazonian Antshrike JU JU:rather common, in all forest habitats Spot-winged Antshrike JU JU:high in tree, short tail spread out Cinereous Antshrike JU JU:nesting bird, calling (tape recorded) Pygmy Antwren JU? JU:on tape The Road Cherrie's Antwren JU JU:in varzea near camp Stipple-throated Antwren JU JU:busy group of 5, easy to approach White-flanked Antwren JU JU:at middle heights in trees along The Road Grey Antwren JU JU:sev. at creek down Big Lagoon White-fringed Antwren FA FA:quick but unmistakable, at hill in Morrocoy NP Grey Antbird JU JU:group calling near Big Tree (twice) Dusky Antbird JU JU:at Yellow-headed Manakin lek near Galap. Lagoon White-browed Antbird JU JU:in forest Galapagos Lagoon Warbling Antbird JU JU:rather common Black-chinned Antbird JU JU:in Galap. Lagoon forest, well seen after long chase Silvered Antbird JU JU:once male at creek border down Big Lagoon White-bellied Antbird JU?FA FA:pair taped out on Morrocoy NP hill; JU: on tape Road Black-throated Antbird JU JU:The Road Rufous-throated Antbird JU JU:good and close view of ant-following group near Road Scale-backed Antbird JU JU:taped out near Big Tree, remarkable scales Rufous-capped Antthrush JU JU:on tape 13/1/97 in evening near banana plantation Road Black-faced Antthrush HP FA FA:heard many, seen none, despite taping out Rufous-tailed Antthrush HP HP:clear song, taped out, track below Cumbre Plain-backed Antpitta HP HP:heard, some on tape Chestnut-crowned Antpitta HP HP:Choroni Road, heard only (''Compra pan'') Rusty-breasted Antpitta HP HP:came sitting right in front of us Golden-breasted Fruiteater HP HP:at Cumbre Handsome Fruiteater HP HP:below Cumbre and at R.Grande White-browed Purpletuft JU JU:near Galap. Lagoon and along Big Lagoon, in bare trees Screaming Piha JU JU:one heard calling twice at Guayaje trib. Pompadour Cotinga JU JU:The Road, Galap. Lagoon (pair), Big Lagoon, Mirador Amazonian Umbrellabird AY? JU AY:first of too brief views, crossing river S. Pto Ayac. Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock JU JU:at Piedras river, 400 m below waterfalls Golden-headed Manakin JU JU:sev. leks along The Road White-crowned Manakin JU JU:m and f along creek down Big Lagoon; also The Road Lance-tailed Manakin FA FA:several leks Cerro La Mision White-bearded Manakin JU JU:lekking at border of forest island in savanna Yellow-crested Manakin JU JU:lek at start of trail to Galap. Lagoon Dwarf Tyrant-manakin JU JU:common (after recognition of the sound) Olive-striped Flycatcher HP Pearly-vented Tody-tyrant LI LI:close observ., singing, road Galipan Macuto Common Tody-flycatcher FA FA:Cuare/ Tacarigua area Rufous-tailed Flatbill JU JU:on tape (The Road) Southern Scrub-Flyc (Smo CU CU:several in Christoffel Park Yellow-crowned Tyrannulet JU? Forest Elaenia JU JU:at middle height in tree, The Road Grey Elaenia JU JU:high in tree (very white below), The Road Caribbean Elaenia CU CU:1 in Christoffel Park Yellow-bellied Elaenia LI FA Plain-crested Elaenia JU JU:well seen in savanna Helmeted Pygmy-tyrant JU JU:clear crest, in small tree at The Road Yellow-olive Flycatcher HP Yellow-breasted Flycatcher JU JU:in Galap. Lagoon forest Bran-coloured Flycatcher FA FA:below Cerro La Mision (easy to identify) Cinnamon Flycatcher HP Smoke-coloured (Greater) Pewee HP Tropical Pewee FA Black Phoebe HP Vermillion Flycatcher FA FA:garden of Campo Lindo Drab Water-tyrant JU JU:at intervals along Ventuari/Marieta/Piedras rivers Amazonian Black-tyrant JU JU:at creek bank down Big Lagoon, near Agami Heron Pied Water-tyrant JU FA Cattle Tyrant FA Cinnamon Attila JU JU:pair near Big Tree; also Big Lagoon: really cinnamon Citron-bellied Attila JU JU:along The Road, close view Bright-rumped Attila JU Greyish Mourner JU Pale-bellied Mourner JU JU:in savanna near airstrip Cinereous Mourner JU JU:weel seen and on tape (at noon), male, pectoral tufts Pale-edged Flycatcher HP HP:at Cumbre Brown-crested Flycatcher CU CU:in forest of Pos Spano Tropical Kingbird HP LAY JU FA JU:at water front of camp Fork-tailed Flycatcher AY AY:along road S of Pto. Ayacucho, on fence Grey Kingbird CU FA Boat-billed Flycatcher HP AY Lemon-browed Flycatcher FA FA:at Llanos-type farm C.Lindo Streaked Flycatcher FA Rusty-margined Flycatcher JU FA Social Flycatcher LI LI:busy as usual, at creek below Via Galipan, Macuto Dusky-chested Flycatcher JU JU:pair in small clearing E of Big Tree; also The Road Pyratic Flycatcher JU JU:in savanna, on tape Lesser Kiskadee JU?FA Great Kiskadee LAY FA Thrushlike Schiffornis [Manakin] JU JU:often heard, finally identified (The Road) White-winged Becard FA FA:below Cerro La Mision, half-open habitat Black-and-white Becard HP HP:fem. in flock of tan. etc. Cinereous Becard FA FA:pair at nest in rather bare tree Pink-throated Becard JU JU:male, along The Road middle part (well seen) Black-tailed Tityra AY JU Masked Tityra HP Black-crowned Tityra FA White-winged Swallow AY JU Grey-breasted Martin JU?FA Blue-and-white Swallow HP White-banded Swallow JU JU:many at Marieta/Piedras rivers White-thighed Swallow FA Southern Rough-winged Swallow LI JU FA Barn Swallow JU Black-capped Donacobius FA FA:at garden marsh of Campo Lindo guesthouse Rufous-and-white Wren FA FA:also on tape Buff-breasted Wren JU FA JU:sev. ao.o. Guayaje river bank scrubs Southern House Wren LI JU FA LI:many at univ. campus; JU: at camp (below old truck) White-breasted Wood-wren HP HP:at Cumbre singing all the time Southern Nightingale-wren HP HP:the incredible song again Andean Solitaire HP HP:pair quite confident at side-track Glossy-black Thrush HP HP:many at Cumbre Black-hooded Thrush HP HP:Choroni Rd. Cocoa Thrush JU JU:singing at camp Bare-eyed Thrush HP LI Blue-grey Gnatcatcher FA Tropical Gnatcatcher LI JU FA JU:twice a pair in savanna woodland Violaceous Jay JU JU:sev. in savanna woodland Green Jay HP Rufous-browed Peppershrike HP HP:many on tape again Dusky-capped Greenlet JU Golden-fronted Greenlet FA FA:below Cerro La Mision Scrub Greenlet FA FA:on top of hill in Morrocoy NP, on tape Lesser Goldfinch FA? FA:garden of Campo Lindo Grey-chested Greenlet JU? JU:on tape in savanna Yellow Warbler CU JU FA JU:one in canopy at Big Tree; FA: group at Tacarigua Blackburnian Warbler HP Blackpoll Warbler FA Black-and-white Warbler HP American Redstart HP Northern Waterthrush HP JU JU:at bank of Guayaje tributary Slate-throated Redstart HP Three-striped Warbler HP HP:sev. at Cumbre Bananaquit CU LI JU JU:many at airstrip White-eared Conebill FA FA:a pair at the forest wall of Cerro La Mision Bicoloured Conebill FA FA:in mangrove scrub of Morrocoy NP, reacts to hissing Black-faced Tanager JU JU:at airstrip when leaving Common Bush-tanager HP HP:finally seen again after many years Yellow-backed Tanager JU JU:high in trees (The Road), below: yellow-white-yellow Grey-headed Tanager HP Flame-crested Tanager JU JU:high in canopy along The Road (throat!) Fulvous-crested Tanager JU JU:The Road (:black throat); later more clearly Big Lag. White-lined Tanager HP FA White-shouldered Tanager JU JU:sev. pairs in savanna woodland Red-shouldered Tanager JU JU:at airstrip Silver-beaked Tanager HP LAY FA Blue-grey Tanager HP LAY JU Glaucous Tanager FA FA:one finally convincing, Morrocoy NP Palm Tanager HP AY JU FA JU:one, at palm leaf roof of Camani camp Blue-capped Tanager HP HP:at Cumbre Blue-winged Mountain-tanager HP Purple-throated Euphonia JU JU:sev. in savanna woodland brushes Thick-billed Euphonia FA FA:below Cerro La Mision White-lored (Gold.bel) Euphonia JU JU:first one at camp; also further along The Road White-vented Euphonia JU JU:The Road Orange-bellied Euphonia HP Rufous-bellied Euphonia JU JU:in canopy at Big Tree Blue-naped Chlorophonia HP Golden Tanager HP HP:at Cumbre and below Speckled Tanager HP Bay-headed Tanager HP Beryl-spangled Tanager HP HP:Choroni Rd. back from Cumbre Black-capped Tanager HP HP:common at Cumbre and below Opal-rumped Tanager AY AY:a new tanager! And only here (lower than JU?) Green Honeycreeper HP JU? HP:at Cumbre Short-billed Honeycreeper JU JU:first and best in low canopy along creek Big Lag. Purple Honeycreeper HP JU HP:black nails seen R. Grande forest Rufous-collared Sparrow CU Grassland Sparrow JU JU:twice in savanna Ochre-breasted Brush-finch HP HP:sev. at Cumbre, just below bus stop Orange-fronted Yellow-finch FA FA:one final decisive observation Saffron Finch CU FA CU:sev. throughout Blue-black Grassquit LI FA Grey Seedeater FA? Yellow-bellied Seedeater JU Large-billed Seed-finch FA FA:behind guesthouse C.Lindo Black-faced Grassquit CU LI FA Buff-throated Saltator LI Greyish Saltator FA Streaked Saltator FA FA:along lagoon in Morrocoy NP Blue-black Grosbeak JU JU:pair at The Road, near savanna Crested Oropendola HP LI Russet-backed Oropendola HP Olive Oropendola JU Yellow-rumped Cacique JU JU:showy, but not many: camp, Road, Galap. Lagoon Moriche Oriole AY AY:several singing Yellow Oriole LI FA Oriole Blackbird LI FA LI:at bus station of univ. campus Yellow-hooded Blackbird FA FA:Cuare/Tacarigua area Carib Grackle LI FA Shiny Cowbird LI FA House Sparrow CU CU:at water purif. plant