We offer information on birding in Costa Rica ,  and the complete bird list for Costa Rica, with 812 species with voucher.

The list of the birds of Costa Rica is presented with English common names, scientific names, and recommended Spanish common names:

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Sylviidae

Long-billed Gnatwren Ramphocaenus melanurus Soerillo Picudo
Tawny-faced Gnatwren Microbates cinereiventris Soterillo Caricafé
Tropical Gnatcatcher Polioptila plumbea Perlita Tropical
White-lored Gnatcatcher Polioptila albiloris Perlita Cabecinegra

Thamnophilidae

Bare-crowned Antbird Gymnocichla nudiceps Hormiguerito Calvo
Barred Antshrike Thamnophilus doliatus Batará Barreteado
Bicolored Antbird Gymnopithys bicolor Hormiguero Bicolor
Black-hooded Antshrike Thamnophilus bridgesi Batará Negruzco
Checker-throated Antwren Myrmotherula fulviventris Hormiguerito Café
Chestnut-backed Antbird Myrmeciza exsul Hormiguero Dorsicataño
Dot-winged Antwren Microrhopias quixensis Hormiguerito Alipunteado
Dull-mantled Antbird Myrmeciza laemosticta Hormiguero Alimaculado
Dusky Antbird Cercomacroides tyrannina Hormiguerito Negruzco
Fasciated Antshrike Cymbilaimus lineatus Batará Lineado
Great Antshrike Taraba major Batará Grande
Immaculate Antbird Myrmeciza immaculata Hormiguero Inmaculado
Ocellated Antbird Phaenostictus mcleannani Hormiguero Ocelado
Plain Antvireo Dysithamnus mentalis Batarito Cabecigris
Rufous-rumped Antwren Euchrepomis callinota Hormiguerito Lomirrufo
Russet Antshrike Thamnistes anabatinus Batará Café
Slaty Antwren Myrmotherula schisticolor Hormiguerito Pizarroso
Spot-crowned Antvireo Dysithamnus puncticeps Batarito Cabecipunteado
Spotted Antbird Hylophylax naevioides Hormiguero Moteado
Streak-crowned Antvireo Dysithamnus striaticeps Batarito Pechirrayado
Western-slaty Antshrike Thamnophilus atrinucha Batará Pizarroso Occidental
White-flanked Antwren Myrmotherula axillaris Hormiguerito Flanquiblanco

Thraupidae

Ashy-throated Bush-Tanager Chlorospingus canigularis Tangara de Monte Gargantigrís
Bay-headed Tanager Tangara gyrola Tangara Cabecicastaña
Black-and-yellow Tanager Chrysothlypis chrysomelas Tangara Negro y Dorado
Blue-and-gold Tanager Bangsia arcaei Tangara de Costillas Negras
Blue Dacnis Dacnis cayana Mielero Azulejo
Blue-gray Tanager Thraupis episcopus Tangara Azuleja, Viuda
Buff-throated Saltator Saltator maximus Sinsonte Verde
Cherrie´s Tanager Ramphocelus costaricensis Tangara de Cherrie
Common Bush-Tanager Chlorospingus ophthalmicus Tangara de Monte Ojeruda
Crimson-collared Tanager Ramphocelus sanguinolentus Tangara Capuchirroja
Dusky-faced Tanager Mitrospingus cassinii Tangara Carinegruzca
Emerald Tanager Tangara florida Tangara Orejinegra
Golden-hooded Tanager Tangara larvata Tangara Capuchidorada, Siete Colores
Gray-headed Tanager Eucometis penicillata Tangara Cabecigrís
Grayish Saltator Saltator coerulescens Saltator Greisáceo
Green Honeycreeper Chlorophanes spiza Mielero Verde
Olive Tanager Chlorothraupis carmioli Tangara Aceitunada o de Carmiol
Palm Tanager Thraupis palmarum Tangara Palmera
Passerini´s Tanager Ramphocelus passerinii Tangara de Passerini
Plain-colored Tanager Tangara inornata Tangara Cenicienta
Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus Mielero Patirrojo
Rosy Thrush-Tanager Rhodinocichla rosea Tangara Pechirrosada
Rufous-winged Tanager Tangara lavinia Tangara Alirrufa
Scarlet-thighed Dacnis Dacnis venusta Mielero Celeste y Negro
Shining Honeycreeper Cyanerpes lucidus Mielero Luciente
Silver-throated Tanager Tangara icterocephala Tangara Dorada
Slate-colored Saltator Saltator atriceps grossus Pocogrueso Piquirrojo
Sooty-capped Bush-Tanager Chlorospingus pileatus Tangara de Monte Cabeciblanca
Spangle-cheeked Tanager Tangara dowii Tangara Vientricastaña
Speckled Tanager Tangara guttata Tangara Moteada
Streaked Saltator Saltator striatipectus Saltator Listado
Sulphur-rumped Tanager Heterospingus rubrifrons Tangara Lomiazufrada
Tawny-crested Tanager Tachyphonus delattrii Tangara Coronidorada
White-lined Tanager Tachyphonus rufus Tangara Forriblanca
White-shoulder Tanager Tachyphonus luctuosus Tangara Caponiblanca
White-throated Shrike-Tanager Lanio leucothorax Tangara Piquiganchuda