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Birds of
Cozumel Island 
in Mexico 

Those found during 
Focus On Nature Tours 
noted with an (*) 


The following list compiled by Armas Hill

Photo at right: SMOOTH-BILLED ANI,
While ANIS throughout nearly all of Mexico
among those on the island of Cozumel, 
12 miles off the Yucatan coast, 
there are SMOOTH-BILLED.    

The color of the words at the top of this list 
is the color of the sea water around Cozumel Island. 



a globally threatened or rare species, designated by Birdlife International.
              (t1): critical   (t2): endangered   (t3): vulnerable
(nt):    a near-threatened species globally.
(i):      an introduced species.

(MXe):  a species endemic to Mexico

The birds in the list below are coded as to their status IN MEXICO:
(MX1):  endangered
(MX2):  threatened 
(MX3):  of special concern (or near-threatened)       


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Marine Life, including that of the Coral Reef, of the Yucatan & Belize
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  1. Great Curassow  (MX2)  ______   year-round resident, breeder  (rare) 
    Crax rubra griscomi 
    (subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is.; the only subspecies other than the nominate in Central America from southern Mexico to Panama)  

  2. Black-bellied Whistling Duck  (*) ______  mostly winter visitor
    Dendrocygna autumnalis

  3. Northern Pintail _____ winter visitor
    Anas acuta

  4. Blue-winged Teal  (*) ______ mostly winter visitor
    Anas discors 

  5. Northern Shoveler _____ winter visitor
    Anas clypeata

  6. Ring-necked Duck _____ winter visitor
    Aythya collaris

  7. Lesser Scaup _____ winter visitor
    Aythya affinis

  8. Red-breasted Merganser _____ vagrant
    Mergus serrator

  9. Masked Duck  (MX2) ______  possible summer resident & breeder 
    Nomonyx dominicus

  10. Least Grebe  (MX3) (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder    
    Tachybaptus dominicus

  11. Pied-billed Grebe ______ winter visitor
    Podilymbus podiceps

  12. Audubon's Shearwater ______  non-breeding visitor
    Puffinus lherminieri

  13. American Flamingo  (MX2)  ______   non-breeding visitor
    Phoenicopterus ruber

  14. American White Ibis  (*) ______ more in winter, but possibly year-round & breeder 
    Eudocimus albus 

  15. Glossy Ibis  _____  non-breeding visitor
    Plegadis falcinellus

  16. Roseate Spoonbill  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    (formerly Ajaia) ajaja  (monotypic)

  17. Great Blue Heron  (*) ______   non-breeding visitor, but possibly year-round resident & breeder
    Ardea h. herodias

  18. "Great White Heron" ______ non-breeding visitor, but possibly year-round resident & breeder 
    Ardea h. occidentalis

  19. Great Egret (*) ______  more in winter, but possibly year-round & breeder
    Casmerodius (has been Ardea) alba egretta

  20. Little Blue Heron  (*) ______ more in winter, but possibly year-round & breeder   
    Egretta caerulea

  21. Snowy Egret  (*) ______  more in winter, but possibly year-round & breeder
    Egretta thula

  22. Tricolored Heron  (*)______  (was once called Louisiana Heronmore in winter, but possibly year-round & breeder
    Egretta tricolor  

    The Tricolored Heron was once called the Louisiana Heron.

  23. Reddish Egret  (MX3) (*) ______  more in winter, but possibly year-round & breeder
    Egretta rufescens

  24. Western Cattle Egret  (*) ______  winter visitor & non-breeding visitor other times   
    Bubulcus ibis

  25. Green Heron  (*) ______ year-round resident, breeder
    Butorides virescens

    The Green Heron was at one time considered conspecific with the nearly-cosmopolitan Striated Heron, and was then called the Green-backed Heron. 

  26. Black-crowned Night-Heron  (*)______  non-breeding visitor, but possibly breeder 
    Nycticorax nycticorax hoactli

  27. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  (MX2) (*) ______  more in winter, but possibly year-round & breeder 
    Nyctanassa v. violacea  (the single member of its genus)

  28. Boat-billed Heron  (*)______  possibly year-round breeder
    Cochlearius cochlearius phillipsi 
    (the single member of its genus)

  29. Least Bittern ______  winter visitor
    Ixobrychus exilis

  30. White-tailed Tropicbird ______ vagrant
    Phaethon lepturus

  31. Magnificent Frigatebird  (*) ______ non-breeding visitor 
    Fregata magnificens 
    (now said to be monotypic)

  32. Brown Pelican  (*) ______ non-breeding visitor, but possibly year-round resident & breeder
    Pelecanus occidentalis 

  33. Brown Booby ______ non-breeding visitor
    Sula leucogaster
  34. Neotropic Cormorant ______  non-breeding visitor, but possibly year-round resident & breeder 
    Phalacrocorax brasilianus mexicanus  (formerly Phalacrocorax olivaceous)

    The Neotropic Cormorant was called the Olivaceous Cormorant.

  35. Double-crested Cormorant (*) ______ mostly winter visitor
    Phalacrocorax auritus floridanus

  36. Anhinga  (*) ______  year-round resident, probable breeder; more in winter 
    Anhinga anhinga leucogaster

  37. Black Vulture  (*) ______ year-round resident, breeder  
    Coragyps atratus 
    (now said to be monotypic)  (the single member of its genus)

  38. Turkey Vulture  (*)______ year-round resident, breeder
    Cathartes aura 

  39. American Kestrel______ winter visitor
    Falco sparverius 

  40. Merlin _____  winter visitor
    Falco columbarius

  41. Bat Falcon______  non-breeding visitor
    Falco rufigularis 

  42. Peregrine Falcon  (MX3) (*)  ______  winter visitor
    Falco peregrinus

  43. Osprey  (*) ______  year-round resident, possible breeder  
    Pandion haliaetus 
    (the single member of its genus)

  44. Swallow-tailed Kite  (MX3) ______   transient
    Elanoides forficatus 
    (the single member of its genus) 

  45. Hook-billed Kite  (MX3) ______  non-breeding visitor, but possibly year-round resident & breeder
    Chondrohierax uncinatus 
    (the single member of its genus) 

  46. Short-tailed Hawk ______ year-round resident, breeder  
    Buteo brachyurus fuliginosus

  47. Roadside Hawk______  year-round resident, breeder 
    Buteo magnirostris gracilis 
    (subspecies endemic to Cozumel is. & the nearby, smaller Holbox Is.)

  48. Common Black Hawk  (MX3) ______  year-round resident, breeder (?) 
    Buteogallus anthracinus

  49. Ruddy Crake (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Laterallus ruber 

    Another name for Laterallus ruber has been the "Red Rail". 

  50. Black Rail ______ 
    Laterallus jamaicensis

  51. Sora _____  winter visitor
    Porzana carolina

  52. Yellow-breasted Crake  (MX3) _____   
    Porzana flaviventer woodi

  53. Common Gallinule (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Gallinula chloropus cachinnans

  54. Purple Gallinule______
    Porphyrula martinica 

  55. American Coot  (*) ______ winter visitor
    Fulica a. americana

  56. American Oystercatcher _____  mostly winter visitor, but possibly year-round & breeder
    Haematopus palliatus

  57. Northern Jacana  (*) ______ year-round resident, breeder
    Jacana s. spinosa

  58. Black-necked Stilt  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Himantopus mexicanus 

    The Black-necked Stilt was said by some to be conspecific with the Black-winged Stilt of the Old World.

  59. Black-bellied Plover  (*)______  mostly winter visitor
    Pluvialis squatarola cynosurae

    Another name for Pluvialis squatarola is the Grey Plover.

  60. Snowy Plover _____  transient & possibly winter visitor
    Charadrius nivosus

  61. Semipalmated Plover ______ winter visitor 
    Charadrius semipalmatus 

  62. Wilson's Plover  (*) ______ mostly winter visitor, but possibly year-round &  breeder
    Charadrius wilsonia 

  63. Killdeer ______  winter visitor    
    Charadrius v. vociferus

  64. Greater Yellowlegs ______ winter visitor
    Tringa melanoleuca 

  65. Lesser Yellowlegs  (*) ______ transient
    Tringa flavipes 

  66. Solitary Sandpiper  (*) ______  winter visitor
    Tringa solitaria

  67. Willet ______ winter visitor 
    (formerly Catoptrophorus) semipalmatus

  68. Spotted Sandpiper  (*) ______  winter visitor
    Actitis macularia 

  69. Ruddy Turnstone  (*) _____ non-breeding visitor throughout the year, but more in winter
    Arenaria interpres

  70. Red Knot _____  transient
    Calidris canutus rufa

  71. Sanderling  (*) ______  winter visitor
    Calidris alba

  72. Western Sandpiper______ winter visitor
    Calidris mauri 

  73. White-rumped Sandpiper______ transient
    Calidris fuscicollis 

  74. Least Sandpiper  (*) ______ winter visitor
    Calidris minutilla 

  75. Pectoral Sandpiper ______ transient
    Calidris melanotos 

  76. Short-billed Dowitcher ______ winter visitor
    Limnodromus griseus 
    (3 subspecies can occur in Mexico)

  77. Wilson's Snipe ______  winter visitor
    Gallinago delicata

  78. Laughing Gull ______ non-breeding visitor
    (formerly Larus) atricilla 

  79. Herring Gull ______  winter visitor
    Larus argentatus smithsonianus

  80. Sandwich Tern ______ non-breeding visitor
    (formerly Sterna) sandvicensis acuflavida

  81. Royal Tern  (*) ______ non-breeding visitor
    (formerly Sterna) m. maxima

  82. Caspian Tern______ winter visitor
    (formerly Sterna) caspia  (monotypic)

  83. Roseate Tern ______ (MX3)  transient, and possible summer resident & breeder
    Sterna d. dougallii

  84. Common Tern ______ winter visitor
    Sterna h. hirundo

  85. Least Tern  (MX3) (*) ______  summer resident, breeder
    Sternula antillarum

  86. Bridled Tern  (MX3) ______  summer resident, breeder
    Onychoprion anaethetus

  87. Sooty Tern _____ transient
    Onychoprion anaethetus

  88. Brown Noddy ______  offshore 
    Anous stolidus

  89. Black Skimmer ______ winter visitor
    Rynchops n. niger

  90. Common (or Feral) Pigeon (i) (*) ______ year-round resident, breeder
    Columba livia

  91. White-crowned Pigeon  (MX2) (*) ______  summer resident, possible breeder; possible year-round
    (formerly Columba) leccocephala

  92. African Collared Dove (i) (*) ______
    Streptopelia roseogrisea

  93. White-winged Dove (*)______ year-round resident, breeder; possibly more in the summer 
    Zenaida a. asiatica

  94. Zenaida Dove  (MX3) (*) ______  possible year-round resident & breeder
    Zenaida aurita salvadorii

  95. Mourning Dove______ winter visitor
    Zenaida macroura 

  96. Common Ground Dove (*)______  year-round resident, breeder
    Columbina passerina pallescens

  97. Ruddy Ground Dove ______ year-round resident, breeder
    Columbina taipacoti 

  98. Blue Ground Dove______  non-breeding visitor, but possibly summer resident & breeder 
    Claravis pretiosa 

  99. Caribbean Dove  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Leptotila jamaicensis gaumeri

  100. Yucatan Amazon  (MX3)  ______ (another name is Yellow-lored Amazonyear-round resident, breeder
    Amazona xantholora

  101. Yellow-billed Cuckoo ______ transient
    Coccyzus americanus 
    (now monotypic)

  102. Mangrove Cuckoo  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Coccyzus minor

  103. Groove-billed Ani ______  year-round resident, breeder  
    Crotophaga sulcirostris 
    (now monotypic, as a "second form" that was in Mexico is now extinct)

  104. Smooth-billed Ani  (MX2) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Crotophaga ani

  105. Barn Owl ______ possible year-round resident & breeder
    Tyto alba 

  106. Vermiculated Screech Owl ______  (was at one time considered part of what was then the "Variable Screech Owl" of Central America & South America)  year-round resident, breeder
    (formerly Otus) g. guatemalae 

  107. Stygian Owl  (MX3) ______  non-breeding visitor, but possibly year-round resident & breeder
    Asio stygius 

  108. Northern Potoo ______  possible year-round resident & breeder
    Nyctibius jamaicensis mexicanus 
  109. Common Nighthawk  (*) ______  summer resident, breeder, but more often as transients
    Chordeiles minor 
    (as many as 8 subspecies occur in Mexico as migrants) 

  110. Lesser Nighthawk  (*) ______ summer resident, breeder
    Chordeiles acutipennis 

  111. Pauraque  (*) ______ year-round resident, breeder 
    Nyctidromus albicollis 
    (the single member of its genus)  

  112. Yucatan Poorwill  (*) ______ 
    Nyctiphrynus yucatanicus 

  113. Yucatan Nightjar  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Caprimulgus badius

  114. Chimney Swift ______ transient
    Chaetura pelagica

  115. Vaux's Swift  (*) ______ year-round resident, breeder 
    Chaetura vauxi gaumeri 
    (subspecies in the area of the Yucatan Peninsula)

  116. Green-breasted Mango  (*)______ (another name has been "Prevost's Mango" year-round resident, breeder
    Anthracothorax prevostii

  117. Cozumel Emerald  (MXe) (*) ______   (endemic to Cozumel Island year-round resident, breeder 
    Chlorostilbon forficatus

    The Cozumel Emerald was part of the former Fork-tailed Emerald.

  118. Cinnamon Hummingbird______ 
    Amazilia rutila corallirostris

  119. Ruby-throated Hummingbird______
    Archilochus colubris 

  120. Belted Kingfisher  (*) ______ winter visitor
    (formerly Ceryle) alcyon  (monotypic)

  121. American Pygmy Kingfisher ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Chloroceryle aenea stictoptera

  122. Yucatan Woodpecker  (*) ______  (another name has been Red-vented Woodpeckeryear-round resident, breeder
    (formerly Centurus) p. pygmaeus  (subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is.)

  123. Golden-fronted Woodpecker  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    (formerly Centurus) aurifrons leei  (subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is.)

  124. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker ______ winter visitor
    Sphyrapicus varius 

  125. Ladder-backed Woodpecker ______ possibly non-breeding visitor
    Picoides scalaris

  126. Rose-throated Becard ______ vagrant 
    Pachyramphus aglaiae 

  127. Northern Beardless Tyrannulet ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Camptostoma i. imberbe

  128. Greenish Elaenia  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Myiopagis viridicata 

  129. Caribbean Elaenia  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Elaenia martinica remota

  130. Yellow-bellied Elaenia  ______
    Elaenia flavogaster subpagana

  131. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ______ transient  
    Tyrannus forficatus 

  132. Eastern Kingbird  (*) ______  transient 
    Tyrannus tyrannus 

  133. Tropical Kingbird  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder  
    Tyrannus melancholicus 

  134. Couch's Kingbird ______ winter visitor
    Tyrannus couchii

  135. Great Kiskadee______
    Pitangus sulphuratus guatimalensis

  136. Dusky-capped Flycatcher ______  summer resident, breeder 
    Myiarchus tuberculifer 

  137. Yucatan Flycatcher  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Myiarchus yucatanensis lanyoni 
    (subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is.) 

  138. Brown-crested Flycatcher  (*) ______  summer resident, breeder
    Myiarchus tyrannulus cooperi

  139. Great Crested Flycatcher ______ transient
    Myiarchus crinitus 

  140. Vermilion Flycatcher______
    Pyrocephalus rubinus 
    (now with the Darwin's Flycatcher of the Galapagos Islands split, no longer the single member of its genus)

  141. Bright-rumped Attila______  year-round resident, breeder
    Attila spadiceus cozumelae 
    (subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is.)

  142. Eastern Phoebe ______
    Sayornis phoebe

  143. Eastern Wood Pewee ______ winter visitor
    Contopus virens 

  144. Tropical Pewee  (*) ______ mostly winter visitor, but possibly year-round & breeder 
    Contopus cinereus brachytarsus

  145. Least Flycatcher ______ winter visitor
    Empidonax minimus 

  146. Acadian Flycatcher ______ transient
    Empidonax virescens 

  147. Rufous-browed Peppershrike  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Cyclarhis gujanensis insularis 
    (subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is.)

  148. White-eyed Vireo  (*) ______ winter visitor
    Vireo griseus 

  149. Cozumel Vireo  (MX3) (MXe) (*) ______  (endemic to Cozumel Is.)  year-round resident, breeder
    Vireo bairdi 

    The Cozumel Vireo has cinnamon cheeks & sides.

  150. Yellow-throated Vireo______ winter visitor
    Vireo flavifrons 

  151. Warbling Vireo ______ transient
    Vireo gilvus

  152. Philadelphia Vireo______ winter visitor
    Vireo philadelphicus 

  153. Red-eyed Vireo ______ transient 
    Vireo olivaceus

  154. Yellow-green Vireo  (*)______
    Vireo flavoviridis 

  155. Black-whiskered Vireo ______ 
    Vireo altiloquus

  156. Yucatan Vireo  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder 
    Vireo m. magister

  157. Cedar Waxwing ______ winter visitor
    Bombycilla cedrorum 
    (now monotypic)

  158. Purple Martin ______ transient
    Progne subis  

  159. Gray-breasted Martin ______  possible summer resident & breeder
    Progne chalybea

  160. Tree Swallow ______ winter visitor
    Tachycineta bicolor 

  161. Mangrove Swallow ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Tachycineta albilinea 

  162. Northern Rough-winged Swallow ______ winter visitor
    Stelgidopteryx serripennis  

  163. Bank Swallow (or Sand Martin) ______  transient
    Riparia r. riparia

  164. Barn Swallow ______ transient
    Hirundo rustica erythrogaster

  165. American Cliff Swallow ______ transient
    (has been Hirundo) pyrrhonota  

  166. Cave Swallow ______ 
    (has been Hirundo) fulva

  167. Ruby-crowned Kinglet ______
    Regulus calendula 

  168. "Cozumel" House Wren  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder   
    aedon beani  (subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is.)

  169. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Polioptila caerulea cozumelae 
    (subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is.)

  170. Common Starling (i) ______ 
    Sturnus vulgaris

  171. American Robin ______  
    Turdus migratorius

  172. Clay-colored Thrush ______  (has been called Clay-colored Robin)
    Turdus grayi 

  173. Wood Thrush ______ winter visitor
    (formerly Catharus) mustelinus  (monotypic, and the single member of its genus)

  174. Swainson's Thrush ______ transient
    Catharus ustulatus 

  175. Gray-cheeked Thrush ______ transient
    Catharus minimus 

  176. Eastern Bluebird______ 
    Sialia sialis 

  177. Cozumel Thrasher  (MX1) (MXe)  ______ (endemic to Cozumel Is.)  year-round resident, breeder - assuming that it still exists
    Toxostoma guttatum 

  178. Tropical Mockingbird  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Mimus gilvus 

  179. Gray Catbird  (*) ______ winter visitor
    Dumetella carolinensis 

  180. Black Catbird  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Dumetella glabrirostris cozumelana 
    (subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is.; this subspecies just recently described)

  181. Lesser Goldfinch ______
    Carduelis psaltria 

  182. Black-and-white Warbler  (*) ______ winter visitor
    Mniotilta varia 
    (monotypic, and the single member of its genus) 

  183. Prothonotary Warbler ______ transient, possible winter visitor
    Protonotaria citrea 
    (monotypic, and the single member of its genus)

  184. Worm-eating Warbler ______ winter visitor
    Helmitheros vermivorus 
    (monotypic, and the single member of its genus) 

  185. Swainson's Warbler  (MX3) ______  winter visitor
    Limnothlypis swainsonii 
    (monotypic, and the single member of its genus)

  186. Golden-winged Warbler  (nt)  ______ transient
    Vermivora chrysoptera 

  187. Blue-winged Warbler  (*)  ______ winter visitor
    Vermivora pinus 

  188. Tennessee Warbler ______ winter visitor
    Vermivora peregrina 

  189. Orange-crowned Warbler ______ vagrant
    Vermivora celata

  190. Nashville Warbler ______ vagrant
    Vermivora ruficapilla

  191. Northern Parula ______ winter visitor
    Parula americana 

  192. American Yellow Warbler______
    Dendroica petechia aestiva  (*) ______  winter visitor
    Dendroica petechia rufivertex (*) ______ 
    ("Golden "Warbler")
    (this subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is.)  year-round resident, breeder

  193. Magnolia Warbler  (*)  ______ winter visitor
    Dendroica magnolia

  194. Cape May Warbler ______ winter visitor
    Dendroica tigrina

  195. "Myrtle" Yellow-rumped Warbler ______ winter visitor
    Dendroica c. coronata

  196. Black-throated Blue Warbler ______ winter visitor
    Dendroica caerulescens

  197. Black-throated Green Warbler  (*) ______
    Dendroica virens

  198. Cerulean Warbler  (t3) ______
    Dendroica cerulea

  199. Blackburnian Warbler ______ transient
    Dendroica fusca

  200. Prairie Warbler______ winter visitor
    Dendroica discolor

  201. Palm Warbler  (*)  ______ winter visitor
    Dendroica palmarum

  202. Yellow-throated Warbler  (*)  ______ winter visitor
    Dendroica dominica

  203. Chestnut-sided Warbler ______ transient
    Dendroica pensylvanica

  204. Bay-breasted Warbler ______ transient
    Dendroica castanea

  205. Blackpoll Warbler ______ transient
    Dendroica striata

  206. Ovenbird  (*) ______ winter visitor
    Seiurus aurocapillus

  207. Northern Waterthrush  (*) ______ winter visitor
    Seiurus noveboracensis

  208. Louisiana Waterthrush  (*) ______ winter visitor
    Seiurus motacilla

  209. Canada Warbler ______  transient
    Wilsonia canadesis

  210. Wilson's Warbler ______
    Wilsonia canadensis

  211. Hooded Warbler______ winter visitor
    Wilsonia citrina

  212. Kentucky Warbler ______ winter visitor
    Oporornis formosus

  213. Mourning Warbler ______ transient
    Oporornis philadelphia

  214. Common Yellowthroat  (*)  ______ winter visitor 
    Geothlypis t. trichas

  215. Gray-crowned Yellowthroat ______  (has been called "Ground-Chat" or "Meadow Warbler" possible year-round resident & breeder 
    Chamaethlypis poliocephala  

  216. American Redstart  (*) ______ winter visitor
    Setophaga ruticilla 
    (monotypic, and the single member of its genus)

  217. Yellow-breasted Chat ______ winter visitor
    Icteria virens auricollis 
    (the single member of its genus; the family uncertain, as now said not to be a warbler)

  218. Bobolink ______  
    Dolichonyx oryzivorus

  219. Bronzed Cowbird (*) ______ (an alternate name would be "Red-eyed Cowbird" possible summer resident & breeder
    Molothrus aeneus

  220. Great-tailed Grackle (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder  
    Quiscalus mexicanus

  221. Baltimore Oriole ______   (for a while was considered conspecific with Bullock's Oriole and was then called the Northern Oriole)  transient
    Icterus galbula 

  222. Orchard Oriole  (*) ______ transient
    Icterus spurius

  223. Hooded Oriole (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Icterus cucullatus
  224. Bananaquit  (*)  ______  year-round resident, breeder  
    Coereba flaveola caboti 
    (This subspecies restricted to Cozumel & other islands off the Yucatan Peninsula; also occurs, more sparingly along the Yucatan coast. This is 1 of 41 subspecies of the Bananaquit.)   

  225. Clay-colored Sparrow ______ vagrant
    Spizella pallida

  226. Grasshopper Sparrow ______
    Ammodramus savannarum

  227. Summer Tanager ______ winter visitor
    Piranga rubra 

  228. Scarlet Tanager ______ transient
    Piranga olivacea 

  229. Rose-throated Tanager (*) ______   year-round resident, breeder (uncommon)
    Piranga roseogularis cozumelae 
    (subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is.)

  230. Red-throated Ant-Tanager ______ vagrant
    Habia fuscicauda  

  231. Western Spindalis  (*) ______  (In Mexico only on Cozumel Is.)  year-round resident, breeder
    Spindalis zena benedicti 
    (subspecies endemic to Cozumel is.)

  232. Red-legged Honeycreeper ______ vagrant
    Cyanerpes cyaneus carneipes

  233. Yellow-faced Grassquit  (*) ______ year-round resident, breeder
    Tiaris olivacea intermedius 
    (subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is., & the nearby, smaller Holbox Is.) 

  234. White-collared Seedeater______ year-round resident, breeder
    Sporophila torqueola  

  235. Blue-black Grassquit  ______ possibly non-breeding visitor 
    Volatinia jacarina spendens 
    (the single member of its genus)

  236. Northern Cardinal  (*) ______  year-round resident, breeder
    Cardinalis cardinalis saturata 
    (subspecies endemic to Cozumel Is.)

  237. Rose-breasted Grosbeak ______ winter visitor
    Pheucticus ludovicianus 

  238. Blue Grosbeak ______ winter visitor 
    (formerly Guiraca) caerulea  
  239. Indigo Bunting ______ winter visitor
    Passerina cyanea

  240. Painted Bunting  (nt) ______ winter visitor
    Passerina ciris