Possible Species

The following is a list of species we have encountered on previous trips to Trinidad and should give you some idea of what we might encounter though every trip is different.



Little Tinamou

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Magnificent Frigatebird

Neotropic Cormorant


Brown Pelican

Great Blue Heron

Cocoi Heron

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

Little Blue Heron

Tricolored Heron

Cattle Egret

Striated Heron

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Scarlet Ibis

Black Vulture

Turkey Vulture


Gray-headed Kite

Plumbeous Kite

Long-winged Harrier

Common Black Hawk

Savanna Hawk

White Hawk

Gray-lined Hawk

Zone-tailed Hawk

Short-tailed Hawk

Mangrove Rail

Gray-cowled Wood-Rail

Purple Gallinule


Black-necked Stilt

Black-bellied Plover

Southern Lapwing

Wilson’s Plover

Semipalmated Plover

Wattled Jacana


Ruddy Turnstone

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Western Sandpiper

Short-billed Dowitcher

Spotted Sandpiper

Solitary Sandpiper

Greater Yellowlegs


Lesser Yellowlegs

Laughing Gull

Large-billed Tern

Royal Tern

Black Skimmer

Rock Pigeon

Pale-vented Pigeon

Scaled Pigeon

Ruddy Ground-Dove

White-tipped Dove

Greater Ani

Smooth-billed Ani

Striped Cuckoo

Squirrel Cuckoo

Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl

Spectacled Owl

Tropical Screech-Owl

Common Pauraque

Short-tailed Swift

Gray-rumped Swift

Fork-tailed Palm-Swift

White-necked Jacobin

Rufous-breasted Hermit

Green Hermit

Little Hermit

White-tailed Goldenthroat

Ruby-topaz Hummingbird

Green-throated Mango

Black-throated Mango

Tufted Coquette

Long-billed Starthroat

Blue-tailed Emerald

Blue-chinned Sapphire

White-chested Emerald

Copper-rumped Hummingbird

Green-backed Trogon

Guianan Trogon

Collared Trogon

Trinidad Motmot

Ringed Kingfisher

Green Kingfisher

American Pygmy Kingfisher

Rufous-tailed Jacamar

Channel-billed Toucan

Red-rumped Woodpecker

Golden-olive Woodpecker

Chestnut Woodpecker

Lineated Woodpecker

Crimson-crested Woodpecker

Yellow-headed Caracara


Aplomado Falcon

Bat Falcon

Peregrine Falcon

Lilac-tailed Parrot

Blue-headed Parrot

Orange-winged Parrot

Green-rumped Parrotlet

Great Antshrike

Black-crested Antshrike

Barred Antshrike

Plain Antvireo

White-flanked Antwren

White-bellied Antbird

Black-faced Antthrush

Gray-throated Leaftosser

Plain-brown Woodcreeper

Cocoa Woodcreeper

Straight-billed Woodcreeper

Streak-headed Woodcreeper

Streaked Xenops

Yellow-chinned Spinetail

Pale-breasted Spinetail

Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet

Mouse-colored Tyrannulet

Forest Elaenia

Yellow-bellied Elaenia

Ochre-bellied Flycatcher

Yellow-olive Flycatcher

Yellow-breasted Flycatcher

Bran-colored Flycatcher

Euler’s Flycatcher

Tropical Pewee

Pied Water-Tyrant

White-headed Marsh Tyrant

Bright-rumped Attila

Dusky-capped Flycatcher

Brown-crested Flycatcher

Great Kiskadee

Boat-billed Flycatcher

Streaked Flycatcher

Piratic Flycatcher

Variegated Flycatcher

Tropical Kingbird

Gray Kingbird

Fork-tailed Flycatcher

Bearded Bellbird

White-bearded Manakin

Golden-headed Manakin

Black-tailed Tityra

White-winged Becard

Rufous-browed Peppershrike

Golden-fronted Greenlet

Red-eyed Vireo

Southern Rough-winged Swallow

Gray-breasted Martin

White-winged Swallow

House Wren

Rufous-breasted Wren

Long-billed Gnatwren

Cocoa Thrush

Spectacled Thrush

White-necked Thrush

Tropical Mockingbird

Northern Waterthrush

Masked Yellowthroat

Yellow Warbler

Golden-crowned Warbler

Masked Cardinal

White-shouldered Tanager

White-lined Tanager

Silver-beaked Tanager

Blue-gray Tanager

Palm Tanager

Speckled Tanager

Turquoise Tanager

Bay-headed Tanager

Swallow Tanager

Blue Dacnis

Purple Honeycreeper

Red-legged Honeycreeper

Green Honeycreeper

Bicolored Conebill

Saffron Finch

Blue-black Grassquit


Sooty Grassquit

Grayish Saltator

Red-breasted Meadowlark

Crested Oropendola

Yellow-rumped Cacique

Yellow Oriole

Shiny Cowbird

Giant Cowbird

Carib Grackle

Yellow-hooded Blackbird

Trinidad Euphonia

Violaceous Euphonia

Common Waxbill