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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Name (English) Scientific name Nombre (español)

Cinclidae

American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus Mirlo Acuático Plomizo

Columbidae

Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata Paloma Collareja
Blue Ground-Dove Claravis pretiosa Tortolita Azulada
Buff-fronted Quail-Dove Geotrygon costaricensis Paloma-Perdiz Costarriqueña
Chiriqui Quail-Dove Geotrygon chiriquensis Paloma-Perdiz Pechicanela
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina Tortolita Común
Eared dove Zenaida auriculata
Eurasian collared-dove Streptopelia decaocto
Gray-chested Dove Leptotila cassinii Paloma Pechigris
Gray-headed Dove Leptotila plumbeiceps Paloma Montaráz Cabecigris
Inca Dove Columbina inca Tortolita Colilarga
Maroon-chested Ground-Dove Claravis mondetoura Tortolita Serranera
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura Paloma Rabuda
Olive-backed Quail-Dove Geotrygon veraguensis Paloma-Perdiz Bigotiblanca
Pale-vented Pigeon Patagioenas cayennensis Paloma Morada
Plain-breasted Ground-Dove Columbina minuta Tortolita Menuda
Purplish-backed Quail-Dove Geotrygon lawrencii Paloma-Perdiz Sombría
Red-billed Pigeon Patagioenas flavirostris Paloma Piquirroja
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Paloma Doméstica
Ruddy Ground-Dove Columbina talpacoti Tortolita Rojiza
Ruddy Pigeon Patagioenas subvinacea Paloma Rojoza
Ruddy Quail-Dove Geotrygon montana Paloma Rojiza
Scaled Pigeon Patagioenas speciosa Paloma Escamosa
Short-billed Pigeon Patagioenas nigrirostris Paloma Piquicorta (Dos tontos son)
Violaceous Quail-Dove Geotrygon violacea Paloma-Perdiz Violácea
White-crowned pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala
White-tipped dove Leptotila verreauxi Paloma Coliblanca
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica Paloma Aliblanca

Corvidae

Azure-hooded Jay Cyanolyca cucullata Urraca de Toca Celeste
Black-chested Jay Cyanocorax affinis Urraca Pechinegra
Brown Jay Psilorhinus morio Urraca Parda, Piapia
Silver-throated Jay Cyanocorax argentigula Urraca Gorgiplateada
Silvery-throated Jay Cyanolyca argentigula
White-throated Magpie-Jay Calocitta formosa Urraca Copetona, Piapia Azúl