Partially Annotated and Taxonomic Checklist of The Birds of The State of Veracruz, Mexico
by W. J. Schaldach, Jr.,  Catemaco, Veracruz, Mexico, 1998 - 2003

Hypotheticals
Hypothetical Species – to be expected as vagrants within the limits of the State of Veracruz
  1. Phaethon lepturus.  White-tailed Tropic Bird.  Only after hurricanes or strong tropical anti-cyclonic storms.

 

  1. Anas diazi.  Mexican Duck.  TBL in the long western arm of northern VeracruzZacualpanHuya Cocotla region, but scarce everywhere in its range.

 

  1. Accipiter chionogaster.  White-breasted Hawk.  TBL in the Uxpanapan region and the north slope of the Sierra de la Gineta to the south.

 

  1. Grus canadensis.  Sandhill Crane.  A notorious wanderer, TBL on plateau edge.

 

  1. Larus thayeri.  Thayer’s Gull.  TBL on the Veracruz coast.

 

  1. Panyptila sanctihieronymi.  Great Swallow-tailed Swift.  In the Uxpanapan region – over the mtns.  (North slope of the Sierra de la Gireta.)

 

  1. Laniocera rufescens.  Speckled Mourner.  TBL in RF patches in the Uxpanapan region.

 

  1. Notochelidon pileata.  Black-capped Swallow.  TBL in the extreme E of the Uxpanapan region, over the Sierra de la Gineta.

 

  1. Aviparus flaviceps.  Verdin.  Could occur in arid O and semiopen brush with trees.  It is mainly a northern plateau bird.

 

  1. Pheucticus chrysopeplus aurantiacus  Yellow Grosbeak.  Might be vagrant in the S.E. corner of the Uxpanapan region.

 

  1. Pipilo chlorus.  Green-tailed Towhee.  Should be looked for in the Huayacocotla-Zacualpilla region.

 

  1. Spizella Atrogularis.  Black-chinned Sparrow.  TBL on western plateau edges.
Catemaco
Veracruz, Mexico