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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Burhinidae

Double-striped Thick Knee Burhinus bistriatus Alcaraván Americano

Caprimulgidae

Chuck-will´s-widow Antrostomus carolinensis Chotacabras de Paso
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Añapero Zumbón
Common Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis Cuyeo, Tapacaminos Común
Dusky Nightjar Caprimulgus saturatus Chotacabras Sombrío
Eastern whip-poor-will Antrostomus vociferous
Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis Añapero Menor
Ocellated Poorwill Nyctidromus ocellatus Chotacabras Ocelado
Rufous Nightjar Antrostomus rufus
Short-tailed Nighthawk Lurocalis semitorquatus Añapero Colicorto
Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus Chotacabras Gritón o Ruidoso
White-tailed nightjar Hydropsalis cayennensis

Cardinalidae

Black-cheeked Ant-Tanager Habia atrimaxillaris Tangara Hormiguera Carinegra
Black-faced Grosbeak Caryothraustes poliogaster Picogrueso Carinegro
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus
Black-thighed Grosbeak Pheucticus tibialis Picogrueso Vientriamarillo
Blue-black Grosbeak Cyanocompsa cuanoides Picogrueso Negro Azulado
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea Picogrueso Azul
Blue Seedeater Amaurospiza concolor Semillero Azulado
Carmiol’s tanager Chlorothraupis carmioli
Dickcissel Spiza americana Sabanero Arrocero
Flame-colored Tanager Piranga bidentata Tangara Dorsirrayada
Hepatic Tanager Piranga flava Tangara Bermeja
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Azulillo Norteño
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Azulillo Sietecolores
Red-crowned Ant-Tanager Habia rubica Tangara Hormiguera Coronirroja
Red-throated Ant-Tanager Habia fuscicauda Tangara Hormiguera Gorgirroja
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Picogrueso Pechirrosado
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Tangara Escarlata
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Tangara Veranera
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana Tangara Carirroja
White-winged Tanager Piranga leucoptera Tangara Aliblanca