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Birds of Quinta Mazatlan

Leisurely walking the quiet trails through Quinta Mazatlan, you will find yourself insulated from the rush and noise of the surrounding city. As you relax and become attuned to your surroundings, you will discover a magical world of birds and other wildlife flourishing at this remarkable urban oasis. While over 250 different species of birds have been documented on the property, the following 36 birds are the most commonly seen at Quinta Mazatlan. One of the first birds you will likely encounter could be the Plain Chachalaca!

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Local Birds

Plain Chachalaca

Plain Chachalaca Spanish Name: Chachalaca Comun
Scientific Name: Ortalis vetula
Size: 22"

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Spanish Name: Pijije de Ala Blanca
Scientific Name: Dendrocygna autumnalis
Size: 12"

Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture Spanish Name: Zopilote Aura
Scientific Name: Cathartes aura
Size: 26"

Harris's Hawk

Harris's Hawk Spanish Name: Aguililla de Harris
Scientific Name: Parabuteo unicinctus
Size: 21"


Killdeer Spanish Name: Playero sabanero
Scientific Name: Charadrius vociferous
Size: 10 1/2"

Rock Pigeon

Rock Pigeon Spanish Name: Paloma bravia
Scientific Name: Columba livia
Size: 13"

Mourning Dove

Mourning Dove Spanish Name: Paloma Huilota
Scientific Name: Zenaida macroura
Size: 12"

White-winged Dove

White-winged Dove Spanish Name: Paloma de ala blanca
Scientific Name: Zenaida asiatica
Size: 12"

Common Ground Dove

Common Ground Dove Spanish Name: Tortola comun
Scientific Name: Columbina passerina
Size: 6 1/2"

Inca Dove

Inca Dove Spanish Name: Tortola de cola larga
Scientific Name: Columbina inca
Size: 8 1/2"

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