Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

April 24, 2018

Poptun Birding Part One

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Finca Ixobel, Guatemala.

Yesterday I caught a colectivo from Santa Elena to Poptun. Luckily the van driver dropped me off at the ranch itself so I did not have to walk miles to the homestead. There were lots of birds here. More than I expected.

Roadside Hawk
Roadside Hawk (Rupornis magnirostris)

Golden-olive Woodpecker - male
Golden-olive Woodpecker (Colaptes rubiginosus) male

You can tell it is a male by the red stripe under the eye.

Dusky-capped Flycatcher
Dusky-capped Flycatcher (Myiarchus tuberculifer)

Bay-breasted Warbler - male, breeding
Bay-breasted Warbler (Setophaga castanea) male, breeding

Blackburnian Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca)

Black-throated Green Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens)

Contopus spp or Empidonax spp.
Contopus spp or Empidonax spp.

Streaked Flycatcher
Streaked Flycatcher (Myiodynastes maculatus)

Grayish Saltator
Grayish Saltator (Saltator coerulescens)

Blue Bunting
Blue Bunting (Cyanocompsa parellina)

Poptun Birds

Golden-olive Woodpecker (Colaptes rubiginosus)
Dusky-capped Flycatcher (Myiarchus tuberculifer)
Bay-breasted Warbler (Setophaga castanea)
Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca)
Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens)
Contopus spp or Empidonax spp.
Streaked Flycatcher (Myiodynastes maculatus)
Grayish Saltator (Saltator coerulescens)
Roadside Hawk (Rupornis magnirostris)
Blue Bunting (Cyanocompsa parellina)
Streak-headed Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla souleyetii)
Plumbeous Kite (Ictinia plumbea)
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Red-billed Pigeon (Patagionenas flavirostris)
Great Kiskadee
Collared Aracari (Pteroglossus torquatus)
Clay-coloured Thrush
Brown Jay
Ruddy Ground-dove (Columbina talpacoti)
Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia)
Black-headed Saltator
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Olive-throated Parakeet (Eupsittula nana)
Black Vulture
White-collared Seedeater (Sporophila torqueola) Caribbean slope
Bronzed Cowbird (Molothrus aenus)

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