Birds of Sao Paulo city, Brazil

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Here is a basic Birdlist for São Paulo city with the aim of helping the birdwatcher in his visit in municipal parks of São Paulo city.

The bests places to birding in Sao Paulo city are: Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo Botanical Garden, Butantan Institute and Cantareira State Park.

Where we make our observation in recent years.

The city of São Paulo is the capital of the state of Sao Paulo, and is located in southeastern Brazil.

This city in the metropolitan area has 20 million people. Beside this, there are many natural areas, such as Cantareira State Park, with 8,000 ha (about 16,000 acres). It is considered the largest urban forest in the world. Much of its area is in this city.

But there are several other green areas in the city where you can observe birds.. by Antonio Silveira.

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BIRDLIST AT SÃO PAULO CITY, BRAZIL. by Antonio Silveira

ANATIDAE

Dendrocygna bicolor; Marreca-caneleira;Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna viduata; Irerê; White-faced Whistling -Duck   (below)    (Video)

Cairina moschata; Pato-do-matoMuscovy Duck   (**)   (below)   (Video)


Amazonetta brasiliensis; Pé-vermelho; Brazilian Teal  (below)

Anas flavirostris; Marreca-pardinha; Speckled Teal (below)

CRACIDAE

Penelope superciliaris; Jacupemba; Rusty-margined Guan (below)

Penelope obscura; Jacuaçu; Dusky-legged Guan  (below)

PODICIPEDIDAE

Podilymbus podiceps; Mergulhão-caçador; Pied-billed Grebe   (below)      (Video)

PHALACROCORACIDAE

Nannopterum (ex Phalacrocorax) brasilianus; Biguá; Neotropic Cormorant   (below)    (Video)

ANHINGIDAE

Anhinga anhinga; Biguatinga; Anhinga (below)

ARDEIDAE

Nycticorax nycticorax; Savacu; Black-crowned Night-Heron (below)


Butorides striata; Socozinho; Striated Heron     (below)     (Video)

 

Bulbucus ibis; Garça-vaqueira; Cattle Egret

Ardea cocoi; Garça-moura; Cocoi Heron     (below)   (Video)

Ardea alba; Garça-branca-grande; Great Egret   (below)

Egretta thula; Garça-branca-pequena; Snowy Egret   (below)

THRESKIORNITHIDAE

Mesembrinibis cayennensis; Coró-coró; Green Ibis

Theristicus caudatus; Curicaca; Buff-necked Ibis

CATHARTIDAE

Coragyps atratus; Urubu-de-cabeça-preta; Black Vulture   (below)   (Video)

PANDIONIDAE

Pandion haliaetus; Águia-pescadora; Osprey  (com.pess)

ACCIPITRIDAE

Chondrohierax uncinatus; Caracoleiro; Hook-billed Kite (below)

Elanus leucurus; Gavião-peneira; White-tailed Kite

Harpagus diodon; Gavião-bombachinha; Rufous-thighed Kite

Accipiter striatus; Gavião-miúdo; Sharp-shinned Hawk  (below)

 

Rostrhamus sociabilis; Gavião-camujeiro; Snail Kite

Rupornis magnirostris; Gavião-carijó; Roadside Hawk (below)

Parabuteo unicinctus; Gavião-asa-de-telha; Harris’ Hawk (below)

Buteo brachyurus; Gavião-de-cauda-curta; Short-tailed Hawk   (below)

Spizaetus tyrannus; Gavião-pega-macaco; Black Hawk-Eagle  (below)

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ARAMIDAE

Aramus guarauna; Carão; Limpkin (below)

RALLIDAE

Aramides cajaneus; Saracura-três-potes; Gray-necked Wood-Rail   (below)   (Video) (Voz/Voice)

Aramides saracura; Saracura-do-mato; Slaty-breasted Wood-Rail   (below)

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Pardirallus nigricans; Saracura-sanã; Blackish Rail

Gallinula galeata; Frango-dágua-comum; Common Moorhen   (below)   (Video)

 

Porphyrio martinicus; Frango-dágua-azul; Purple Gallinule

CHARADRIIDAE

Vanellus chilensis; Quero-quero; Southern Lapwing     (below)     (Video) (Voz/Voice)

RECURVIROSTRIDAE

Himantopus melanurus; Pernilongo-de-costas-brancas; White-backed Stilt

COLUMBIDAE

Columbina talpacoti; Rolinha-roxa; Ruddy Ground-Dove (below)

 Columbina talpacote1-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-13-1-15-ASilveira

Columba livia; Pombo-doméstico; Rock Dove   (below)

 

Patagioenas picazuro; Pombão; Picazuro Pigeon   (below)

 

Zenaida auriculata; Pomba-de-bando; Eared Dove    (below)

 

Leptotila verreauxi; Juriti-pupu; White-tipped Dove

Geotrygon montana; Pariri; Ruddy Quail-Dove

CUCULIDAE

Piaya cayana; Alma-de-gato; Squirrel Cuckoo    (abaixo/below)


Crotophaga ani; Anu-preto; Smooth-billed Ani    (abaixo/below)

STRIGIDAE

Megascops choliba; Corujinha-do-mato; Tropical Screech-Owl  (abaixo/below)

Megascops choliba2-PqIbirapueraSPBR-16-9-15-ASilveira

Asio clamator; Coruja-orelhuda; Striped Owl

Asio stygius; Mocho-diabo; Stygian Owl  (below)

CAPRIMULGIDAE

Lurocalis semitorquatus; Tuju; Short-tailed Nighthawk (below)

APODIDAE

Streptoprocne zonaris; Taperuçu-de-coleira-branca; White-collared Swift

Chaetura meridionalis; Andorinhão-do-temporal; Sick’s Swift

TROCHILIDAE

Eupetomena macroura; Beija-flor-tesoura; Swallow-tailed Hummingbird   (below)

Florisuga fusca; Beija-flor-preto; Black Jacobin

Chlorostilbon lucidus;Besourinho-de-bico-vermelho;Glittering-bellied Emerald (*)

Amazilia lactea; Beija-flor-de-peito-azul; Sapphire-spangled Emerald  (below)

ALCEDINIDAE

Megaceryle torquata; Martim-pescador-grande; Ringed Kingfisher  (below)

Megaceryle torquata2-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-7-12-14-ASilveira

Chloroceryle amazona; Martim-pescador-verde; Amazon Kingfisher   (below)


Chloroceryle americana; Martim-pescador-pequeno; Green Kingfisher

RAMPHASTIDAE

Ramphastos vitellinus; Tucano-de-bico-preto; Channel-billed Toucan

Ramphastos dicolorus; Tucano-de-bico-verde; Red-breasted Toucan (below)

PICIDAE

Picumnus temminckii; Pica-pau-anão-de-coleira; Ochre-collared Piculet    (below)  (Voz/Voice)


Veniliornis spilogaster; Picapauzinho-verde-carijó; White-spotted Woodpecker  (below)

Veniliornis spilogaster1-PqIbirapueraSPBR-15-9-15-ASilveira

Colaptes melanochloros; Pica-pau-verde-barrado; Green-barred Woodpecker (below)

 Colaptes campestris; Pica-pau-do-campo; Campo Flicker

Melanerpes candidus; Birro, Pica-pau-branco; White Woodpecker (below)

Celeus flavescens; Pica-pau-de-cabeça-amarela; Blond-crested Woodpecker  (below)

  Celeus flavescens1-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-12-1-15-ASilveira

Dryocopus lineatus; Pica-pau-de-banda-branca; Lineated Woodpecker (below)

 

FALCONIDAE

Caracara plancus; Caracará; Southern Caracara  (below)

Caracara planchus-PqIbirpaueraSP-1-5-16-ASilveira

Milvago chimachima; Carrapateiro; Yellow-headed Caracara

Falco femoralis; Falcão-de-coleira; Aplomado Falcon (below)

PSITTACIDAE

Diopsittaca nobilis; Maracanã-pequena; Red-shouldered Macaw  (below) (Voz/Voice)


Pyrrhura frontalis; Tiriba-de-testa-vermelha; Maroon-bellied Parakeet  (below)

Pyrrhura frontalis-PqIbirapueraSP-11-2-16-ASilveira

Forpus xanthopterygius; Tuim; Blue-winged Parrotlet

Brotogeris tirica; Periquito-rico; Plain Parakeet     (below) (Voz/Voice)

  Brotogeris tirica2-PqIbirapuera-SP-BR-14-7-13-ASilveira Brotogeris tirica1-PqIbirapueraSP-1-1-15-ASilveira

Amazona aestiva; Papagaio-verdadeiro; Blue-fronted Parrot    (below)   (Voz/Voice)

THAMNOPHILIDAE

Herpsilochmus rufimarginatus; Chorozinho-de-asa-vermelha; Rufous-winged Antwren (*)

DENDROCOLAPTIDAE

Xiphorhynchus fuscus; Arapaçu-rajado; Lesser Woodcreeper   (below)

Lepidocolaptes angustirostris; Arapaçu-de-cerrado; Narrow-billed Woodcreeper   (below)

FURNARIIDAE

Furnarius rufus; João-de-barro; Rufous Hornero           (below)      (Voz/Voice)

 

Lochmias nematura; João-porca; Sharp-tailed Streamcreeper

Syndactyla rufosuperciliata; Trepador-quiete; Buff-browed Foliage-gleaner (below)

Synallaxis ruficapilla; Pichororé; Rufous-capped Spinetail  (below)

Cranioleuca pallida; Arredio-pálido; Pallid Spinetail          (Voz/Voice)

TITYRIDAE

Pachyramphus validus; Caneleiro-de-chapéu-preto; Crested Becard (below)

COTINGIDAE

Pyroderus scutatus; Pavó; Red-ruffed Fruitcrow

Procnias nudicollis; Araponga; Bare-throated Bellbird  (below)

Procnias nudicollis6-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-10-11-15-ASilveira Procnias nudicollis5-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-10-11-15-ASilveira

RYNCHOCYCLIDAE

Todirostrum cinereum; Ferreirinho-relógio; Common Tody-Flycatcher    (abaixo/below)

Todirostrum cinereum-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-8-3-15-ASilveira

TYRANNIDAE

Hirundinea ferruginea; Gibão-de-couro; Cliff Flycatcher   (abaixo/below)


Camptostoma obsoletum; Risadinha; Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet (below)

Myiarchus swainsoni; Irré; Swainson’s Flycatcher (below)

Elaenia flavogaster; Guaracava-de-barriga-amarela; Yellow-bellied Elaenia  (below)

Elaenia mesoleuca; Tuque; Olivaceous Elaenia     (below)


Serpophaga subcristata; Alegrinho; White-crested Tyrannulet

Legatus leucophaius; Bem-te-vi-pirata; Piratic Flycatcher

Sirystes sibilator; Gritador; Sirystes

Pitangus sulphuratus; Bem-te-vi; Great Kiskadee    (below) (Voz/Voice)

 

Machetornis rixosa; Suiriri-cavaleiro; Cattle Tyrant   (below)    (VIDEO)


Myiodynastes maculatus; Bentevi-rajado; Streaked Flycatcher (below)   (Voz/Voice)

Myiodynastes maculatus-PqIbirapueraSPBR-15-9-15-ASilveira

Megarynchus pitangua; Neinei; Boat-billed Flycatcher  (below)

Megarhynchus pitangua-PqIbirpaueraSP-1-5-16-ASilveira

Myiozetetes similis; Bentevizinho-de-penacho-vermelho; Social Flycatcher   (below)    (Voz/Voice)

Myiozetetes similis-PqIbirapueraSP-29-5-16-ASilveira 

Tyrannus melancholicus; Suiriri; Tropical Kingbird  (below)


Tyrannus savana; Tesourinha; Fork-tailed Flycatcher

Empidonomus varius; Peitica; Variegated Flycatcher (below)

Fluvicola nengeta; Lavadeira-mascarada; Masked Water-Tyrant    (below)

Lathrotriccus euleri; Enferrujado; Euler’s Flycatcher (below)

Knipolegus cyanirostris; Maria-preta-de-bico-azulado; Blue-billed Black-Tyrant  (below)

Knipolegus cyanirostris1-PqIbirapueraSPBR-16-9-15-ASilveira

VIREONIDAE

Cyclarhis gujanensis; Pitiguari; Rufous-browed Peppershrike     (below) (Voz/Voice)


Vireo olivaceus; Juruviara; Red-eyed Vireo   (below)


CORVIDAE

Cyanocorax chrysops; Gralha-picaça; Plush-crested Jay  (below)

HIRUNDINIDAE

Pygochelidon cyanoleuca; Andorinha-pequena-de-casa; Blue-and-white Swallow

TROGLODYTIDAE

Troglodytes musculus; Corruíra; Southern House-Wren   (below)  (Voz/Voice) (Video)

Throglodytes musculus-PqIbirapueraSP-5-5-16-ASilveira

TURDIDAE

Turdus flavipes; Sabiá-una; Yellow-legged Thrush  (below)

Turdus rufiventris; Sabiá-laranjeira; Rufous-bellied Thrush   (below) (Voz/Voice) (Video- leocistic individual)

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Turdus leucomelas; Sabiá-barranco; Pale-breasted Thrush   (below)


Turdus amaurochalinus; Sabiá-poca; Creamy-bellied Thrush     (below) (Voz/Voice)


Turdus subalaris; Sabiá-ferreiro; Eastern-Slaty Thrush (*)    (below)  (Voz/Voice) 

Turdus subalaris3-PqIbirapueraSPBR-15-9-15-ASilveira Turdus subalaris4-PqIbirapueraSPBR-15-9-15-ASilveira

MIMIDAE

Mimus saturninus; Sabiá-do-campo; Chalk-browed Mockingbird   (below)


PASSERELLIDAE

 Zonotrichia capensis; Tico-tico; Rufous-collared Sparrow       (below)    (Voz / Voice)

 

PARULIDAE

Parula pitiayumi; Mariquita; Tropical Parula  (below)

Geothlypis aequinoctialis; Pia-cobra; Market Yellow throat

Basileuterus culicivorus; Pula-pula; Golden-crowned Warbler (below)

ICTERIDAE

Cacicus haemorrhous; Guaxe; Red-rumped Cacique (below)

Icterus cayanensis; Inhapim; Epaulet Oriole  (below)

Molothrus bonariensis; Vira-bosta; Shiny Cowbird   (below)


Gnorimopsar chopi; Graúna; Chopi Blackbird   (below)    (Video)

THRAUPIDAE

Paroaria coronata; Cardeal; Red-crested Cardinal   (**)  escaped from captivity (below) (Voz/Voice)

Paroaria dominicana; Cardeal-do-nordeste; Red-cowled Cardinal    (**)  escaped from captivity  (below)

 

Tangara sayaca; Sanhaçu-cinza; Sayaca Tanager  (below)

Tangara palmarum; Sanhaçu-do-coqueiro; Palm Tanager   (below)

 Tangara ornata; Sanhaçu-de-encontro-amarelo; Golden-chevroned Tanager (*)

Tangara cayana; Saíra-amarela; Burnished-buff Tanager  (below)

Tangara cayana1-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-15-1-15-ASilveira

Sicalis flaveola; Canário-da-terra-verdadeiro; Saffron Finch

Conirostrum speciosum; Figuinha-de-rabo-castanho; Chestnut-vented Conebill  (below)

Hemithraupis guira; Saíra-de-papo-preto; Guira Tanager

Hemithraupis ruficapilla; Saíra-ferrugem; Rufous-headed Tanager   (below)

Hemithraupis ruficapilla1-PIbirapueraSPBR-16-8-15-ASilveira

Volatina jacarina, Tziu; Blue-black Grassquit (below)

Volatina jacarina2-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-10-11-15-ASilveira

Lanio  melanops; Tiê-de-topete; Black-goggled Tanager   (below)

Tachyphonus coronatus; Tiê-preto; Ruby-crowned Tanager  (below)

  

Dacnis cayana; Saí-azul; Blue Dacnis

Coereba flaveola; Cambacica; Bananaquit   (below)

 

Sporophila caerulescens; Coleirinho; Double-collared Seedeater (below)

Sporophila bouvreuil; Caboclinho; Capped Seedeater   (below)- obs 04-7-2015-problaby scaped

Sporophila bouvreuil-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-4-7-15-ASilveira

Sporophila ardesiaca; Papa-capim-de-costas-cinzas; Dubois’s Seedeater

Saltator similis; Trinca-ferro-verdadeiro; Green-winged Saltator  (below)

Thlypopsis sordida; Saí-canário; Orange-headed Tanager  (below)

Thlypopsis sordida-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-6-10-15-ASilveira

CARDINALIDAE

Cyanoloxia glaucocaerulea; Azulinho; Glaucous-blue Grosbeak

FRINGILLIDAE

Sporagra magellanica; Pintassilgo; Hooded Siskin  (below)

 

Euphonia chlorotica; Fim-fim; Purple-throated Euphonia

Euphonia cyanocephala; Gaturamo-rei; Golden-rumped Euphonia (below)

ESTRILDIDAE

Estrilda astrild; Bico-de-lacre; Common Waxbill  (**)  (below)

 Estrilda astrild-PqIbirapuera-SP-14-9-15-ASilveira

PASSERIDAE

Passer domesticus; Pardal; House Sparrow

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SOME EXOTIC SPECIES, ORNAMENTAL  (coming from another country)

Anas platyrhynchos; Mallard (below)

Cygnus olor (below)

Cygnus atratus; Black Swan  (below)    (Video)


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Notes:

Obs: systematic order:  Comitê Brasileiro de Registros Ornitológicos. Listas das aves do Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia, 23(2), 2015.

(*) – The species is confirmed. First record in 18-10-2012, voice.

(**) – Exotic species and / or introduced

(com.pess) – personal comunications

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Some photos of places:

Sao Paulo Botanical garden (below)

 

Ibirapuera park (below)

 

Cantareira State Park (below)

 

the author (Antonio Silveira) in work field

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See more ours videos, sounds and photos of theses places and others in deposited at the following websites:

1-  Youtube : em(in) “aultimaarcadenoe” = total 4.365 vídeos (26/2/2019).

2-   IBC- the Internet Bird Collection , 5.854 records (videos,photos and sounds)(26/2/2019)

3- Xeno-canto : 789 sounds (26/2/2019)


Antonio Silveira: 26-2-2019.

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