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Bird Songs in the Dominican Republic

Bird Songs in the Dominican Republic

George B Reynard

Updated version with additional recordings included and special attention paid to endemic species. 99 species each announced in English and Spanish. Each species is individually tracked, making access to recordings easy.

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Common NameScientific Name
Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Least GrebePoliocephalus dominicus
Capped PetrelPterodroma hasitata
West Indian Whistling-DuckDendrocygna arborea
Masked DuckNomonyx dominica
Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis
Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
Ridgway's HawkButeo ridgwayi
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
American KestrelFalco sparverius
LimpkinAramus guarauna
Spotted RailPardirallus maculatus
Clapper RailRallus longirostris
Yellow-breasted CrakePoliolimnas flaviventer
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus
American Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinica
Caribbean CootFulica caribaea
Northern JacanaJacana spinosa
Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus
Double-striped Thick-kneeBurhinus bistriatus
White-crowned PigeonColumba leucocephala
Scaly-naped PigeonColumba squamosa
Plain PigeonColumba inornata
Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Zenaida DoveZenaida aurita
White-winged DoveZenaida asiatica
Common Ground-DoveColumbina passerina
White-fronted Quail-DoveGeotrygon leucometopia
Key West Quail-DoveGeotrygon chrysia
Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montana
Hispaniolan ParakeetAratinga chloroptera
Olive-throated ParakeetAratinga nana
Hispaniolan ParrotAmazona ventralis
Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Common NameScientific Name
Mangrove CuckooCoccyzus minor
Bay-breasted CuckooHyetornis rufigularis
Hispaniolan Lizard-CuckooSaurothera longirostris
Barn OwlTyto alba
Ashy-faced OwlTyto glaucops
Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia
Stygian OwlAsio stygius
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus
Northern PotooNyctibius jamaicensis
Antillean NighthawkChordeiles gundlachii
Least PauraqueSiphonorhis brewsteri
Hispaniolan NightjarCaprimulgus ekmani
White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
Antillean Palm-SwiftTachornis phoenicobia
Hispaniolan EmeraldChlorostilbon swainsonii
Vervain HummingbirdMellisuga minima
Hispaniolan TrogonTemnotrogon roseigaster
Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Narrow-billed TodyTodus angustirostris
Broad-billed TodyTodus subulatus
Antillean PiculetNesoctites micromegas
Hispaniolan WoodpeckerMelanerpes striatus
Greater Antillean ElaeniaElaenia fallax
Stolid FlycatcherMyiarchus stolidus
Grey KingbirdTyrannus dominicensis
Loggerhead KingbirdTyrannus caudifasciatus
Golden SwallowTachycineta euchrysea
Caribbean MartinProgne dominicensis
Cave SwallowPetrochelidon pallida
PalmchatDulus dominicus
Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Pearly-eyed ThrasherMargarops fuscatus
Rufous-throated SolitaireMyadestes genibarbis
Bicknell's ThrushCatharus bicknelli
Red-legged ThrushTurdus plumbeus
La Selle ThrushTurdus swalesi
Common NameScientific Name
Palm CrowCorvus palmarum
White-necked CrowCorvus leucognaphalus
Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis
Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
Yellow-faced GrassquitTiaris olivacea
Black-faced GrassquitTiaris bicolor
Greater Antillean BullfinchLoxigilla violacea
Black-crowned Palm-TanagerPhaenicophilus palmarum
Eastern Chat-TanagerCalyptophilus frugivorus
Western Chat-TanagerCalyptophilus tertius
Hispaniolan SpindalisSpindalis dominicensis
Antillean EuphoniaEuphonia musica
BananaquitCoereba flaveola
Yellow WarblerDendroica petechia
Pine WarblerDendroica pinus
Green-tailed Ground-TanagerMicroligea palustris
Hispaniolan Ground-TanagerXenoligea montana
Flat-billed VireoVireo nanus
Black-whiskered VireoVireo altiloquus
Antillean SiskinCarduelis dominicensis
Hispaniolan CrossbillLoxia megaplaga
Nutmeg MannikinLonchura punctulata
Tricolored MuniaLonchura malacca
Village WeaverPloceus cucullatus
Greater Antillean OrioleIcterus dominicensis
Greater Antillean GrackleQuiscalus niger
Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis

Disclaimer The species list above is in systematic order, the taxonomy and nomenclature of which generally follows the Wells World Birds list on Birder's Diary v3.0 (courtesy of Thayer Software:, with adaptations by WildSounds.
The Wells World Birds list is based on a classification created by Mic Wells.
Please note that the above list may not be in the same order or be a full and accurate representation of the species on the title concerned. We take due care to ensure the accuracy of the list, but should you find any errors, please notify us.

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