Chocó Birds

Birding in the Chocó is some of the most challenging. It's remote, really wet, muddy, and always misting. Silhouettes are common. But with the challenges come rewards. Here are some of the more common birds you'll see on the forest edge.

Chestnut-mandibled Toucan  ( Ramphastos swainsonii )

Chestnut-mandibled Toucan (Ramphastos swainsonii)

Rose-faced Parrot  ( Pyrilia pulchra )

Rose-faced Parrot (Pyrilia pulchra)

Orange-bellied Euphonia  ( Euphonia xanthogaster )

Orange-bellied Euphonia (Euphonia xanthogaster)

Green Honeycreeper  ( Chlorophanes spiza )

Green Honeycreeper (Chlorophanes spiza)

Choco Tyrannulet  ( Zimmerius albigularis )

Choco Tyrannulet (Zimmerius albigularis)

Rufous-headed Chachalaca  ( Ortalis erythroptera )

Rufous-headed Chachalaca (Ortalis erythroptera)

Red-lored Parrot  ( Amazona autumnalis )

Red-lored Parrot (Amazona autumnalis)