Birding La Laguna

I had the oprtunity of enjoy a full day birding tour yesterday!! I met Bob and Anne Watson and Bill and Monica all of them from Maine U.S. JUST AMAZING PEOPLE!!!. they were requesting a couple of days birding in Copan but unfortunately I was booked for the rest of the week for them. so we took a birding tour along the Road La Laguna and some areas at the edge of Rio Copan., as soon we got out of the car and we had some great looks of Indigo Bunting, Blue Grossbeaks, a lots of Orioles 5 species in one morning, Rusty Sparrows, Squirrel Cuckoo and Gartered Trogons. so far it was a fantastic day., here is our list for the day so all of you can check our sightings!

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Gray Hawk (Buteo plagiatus)
Short-tailed Hawk (Buteo brachyurus)
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
Red-billed Pigeon (Patagioenas flavirostris)
White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica)
Inca Dove (Columbina inca)
Ruddy Ground-Dove (Columbina talpacoti)
White-tipped Dove (Leptotila verreauxi)
Squirrel Cuckoo (Piaya cayana)
Groove-billed Ani (Crotophaga sulcirostris)
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium brasilianum)
Sparkling-tailed Hummingbird (Tilmatura dupontii)
Azure-crowned Hummingbird (Amazilia cyanocephala)
Cinnamon Hummingbird (Amazilia rutila)
Gartered Trogon (Trogon caligatus)
Turquoise-browed Motmot (Eumomota superciliosa)
Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana)
Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes aurifrons)
Golden-olive Woodpecker (Colaptes rubiginosus)
Lineated Woodpecker (Dryocopus lineatus)
Crested Caracara (Caracara cheriway)
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
Olive-throated Parakeet (Aratinga nana)
White-fronted Parrot (Amazona albifrons)
Yellow-olive Flycatcher (Tolmomyias sulphurescens)
Tropical Pewee (Contopus cinereus)
Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus)
Boat-billed Flycatcher (Megarynchus pitangua)
Social Flycatcher (Myiozetetes similis)
Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)
Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis)
Masked Tityra (Tityra semifasciata)
Rose-throated Becard (Pachyramphus aglaiae)
Plumbeous Vireo (Central American) (Vireo plumbeus notius/montanus)
Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius)
Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus)
Rufous-browed Peppershrike (Cyclarhis gujanensis)
White-throated Magpie-Jay (Calocitta formosa)
Brown Jay (Psilorhinus morio)
Bushy-crested Jay (Cyanocorax melanocyaneus)
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
Rufous-naped Wren (Campylorhynchus rufinucha)
Plain Wren (Cantorchilus modestus)
Tropical Gnatcatcher (Polioptila plumbea)
Brown-backed Solitaire (Myadestes occidentalis)
Clay-colored Thrush (Turdus grayi)
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla)
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)
Tennessee Warbler (Oreothlypis peregrina)
Gray-crowned Yellowthroat (Geothlypis poliocephala)
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
Hooded Warbler (Setophaga citrina)
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)
Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia)
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Rufous-capped Warbler (Basileuterus rufifrons)
Wilson’s Warbler (Cardellina pusilla)
Slate-throated Redstart (Myioborus miniatus)
Blue-gray Tanager (Thraupis episcopus)
Yellow-winged Tanager (Thraupis abbas)
Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus)
Blue-black Grassquit (Volatinia jacarina)
White-collared Seedeater (Sporophila torqueola)
Black-headed Saltator (Saltator atriceps)
Rusty Sparrow (Aimophila rufescens)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)
Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea)
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris)
Dickcissel (Spiza americana)
Melodious Blackbird (Dives dives)
Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus)
Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius)
Yellow-backed Oriole (Icterus chrysater)
Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus)
Altamira Oriole (Icterus gularis)
Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)
Montezuma Oropendola (Psarocolius montezuma)
Scrub Euphonia (Euphonia affinis)
Yellow-throated Euphonia (Euphonia hirundinacea)
Elegant Euphonia (Euphonia elegantissima)
Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria)

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