Bird Friendly® Coffee Bird List

Shade grown coffee plantations provide a sanctuary for many different kinds of migratory birds. The following lists describe birds that are common, present, and likely present in the forest-like conditions of a Bird Friendly® coffee farm.

By Bird

Common

The following birds are quite common in coffee plantations, at least in some regions.


Hammond's Flycatcher

Least Flycatcher

Blue-headed Vireo

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Swainson's Thrush

Tennessee Warbler

Orange-crowned Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Magnolia Warbler

Cape May Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Black-and-white Warbler

Wilson's Warbler

Baltimore Oriole

Present

We have found these migratory birds in Bird Friendly® coffee plantations:

  • Swallow-tailed Kite
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  • Sharp-shinned Hawk
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  • Cooper's Hawk
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  • Broad-winged Hawk
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  • Swainson's Hawk
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  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo
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  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
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  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
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  • Olive-sided Flycatcher
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  • Western Wood-Pewee
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  • Eastern Wood-Pewee
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  • Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
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  • Acadian Flycatcher
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  • Alder Flycatcher
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  • Willow Flycatcher
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  • Cordilleran Flycatcher
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  • Great Crested Flycatcher
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  • Eastern Kingbird
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  • White-eyed Vireo
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  • Yellow-throated Vireo
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  • Cassin's Vireo
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  • Warbling Vireo
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  • Philadelphia Vireo
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  • Red-eyed Vireo
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  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet
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  • Wood Thrush
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  • Gray Catbird
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  • Cedar Waxwing
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  • Blue-winged Warbler
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  • Golden-winged Warbler
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  • Northern Parula
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  • Yellow Warbler
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  • Townsend's Warbler
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  • Hermit Warbler
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  • Bay-breasted Warbler
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  • Blackpoll Warbler
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  • Cerulean Warbler
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  • American Redstart
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  • Prothonotary Warbler
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  • Worm-eating Warbler
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  • Ovenbird
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  • Northern Waterthrush
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  • Kentucky Warbler
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  • MacGillivray's Warbler
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  • Common Yellowthroat
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  • Hooded Warbler
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  • Canada Warbler
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  • Yellow-breasted Chat
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  • Summer Tanager
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  • Scarlet Tanager
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  • Western Tanager
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  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak
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  • Blue Grosbeak
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  • Indigo Bunting
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  • Painted Bunting
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  • Bullock's Oriole
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Probable

It is likely that the following species also use the shade habitat found in coffee plantations but we have not yet documented their presence:

  • Dusky Flycatcher
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  • Pacific-slope Flycatcher
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  • Gray-cheeked Thrush
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  • Black-throated Gray Warbler
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  • Swainson's Warbler
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  • Louisiana Waterthrush
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  • Black-headed Grosbeak
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  • Lazuli Bunting
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  • Orchard Oriole
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By Country

In the map below, the darkest countries support the most migratory birds in coffee plantations.

Mexico (63 species)

Guatemala (56 species)

Belize (48 species)

El Salvador (46 species)

Honduras (58 species)

Nicaragua (47 species)

Costa Rica (56 species)

Panama (59 species)

Colombia (45 species)

Venezuela (39 species)

Ecuador (29 species)

Peru (20 species)

Brazil (19 species)

Guyana (7 species)

Suriname (6 species)

French Guiana (2 species)

Bolivia (9 species)

Paraguay (4 species)

Uruguay (3 species)

Argentina (6 species)

Chile (3 species)

West Indies (42 species)