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Table 2 Species of birds used by pajareros in Mexico

From: The use of birds as pets in Mexico

Family Common name Scientific namea
Phasianidae Domestic Chicken Gallus gallus domesticus*
Accipitridae Common Black-Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus
Columbidae Rock Pigeon Columba livia domestica
African Collared-Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea*
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Trochilidae Hummingbird Trochilidae
Momotidae Motmot Momotidae
Ramphastidae Emerald Toucanet Aulacorhynchus prasinus
Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus
Picidae Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
Gray-breasted Woodpecker Melanerpes hypopolius
Falconidae American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Psittacidae Olive-throated Parakeet Aratinga nana
Orange-fronted Parakeet Aratinga canicularis
White-crowned Parrot Pionus senilis
Red-lored Parrot Amazona autumnalis
Yellow-headed Parrot Amazona oratrix
Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus*
Lovebird Agapornis sp.*
Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus*
Cacatuidae Cockatiel Nymphicus hollandicus*
Tyrannidae Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus
Corvidae Black-throated Magpie-Jay Calocitta colliei
White-throated Magpie-Jay Calocitta formosa
Green Jay Cyanocorax yncas
Purplish Backed Jay Cyanocorax beecheii
Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
Steller’s Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
Common Raven corvus corax
Turdidae Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
Brown-backed Solitaire Myadestes occidentalis
Slate-colored Solitaire Myadestes unicolor
Black-headed Nightingale-Thrush Catharus mexicanus
Spotted Nightingale-Thrush Catharus dryas
Black Thrush Turdus infuscatus
Clay-colored Thrush Turdus grayi
American Robin Turdus migratorius
Rufous-backed Robin Turdus rufopalliatus
Mimidae Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus
Long-billed Thrasher Toxostoma longirostre
Curve-billed Thrasher Toxostoma curvirostre
Crissal Thrasher Toxostoma crissale
Blue Mockingbird Melanotis caerulescens
Sturnidae European Starling Sturnus vulgaris*
Bombycillidae Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
Parulidae Gray-crowned Yellowthroat Geothlypis poliocephala
Ptilogonatidae Gray Silky-flycatcher Ptilogonys cinereus
Phainopepla Phainopepla nitens
Thraupidae Blue-gray Tanager Thraupis episcopus
Emberizidae Blue-black Grassquit Volatinia jacarina
White-collared Seedeater Sporophila torqueola
Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus
Yellow-faced Grassquit Tiaris olivaceus
Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch Arremon sp
Sparrow Spizella sp
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophriys
Yellow-eyed Junco Junco phaeonotus
Cardinalidae Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Pyrrhuloxia Cardinalis sinuatus
Yellow Grosbeak Pheucticus chrysopeplus
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus
Blue Seedeater Amaurospiza concolor
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
Lazuli Bunting Passerina amoena
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
Varied Bunting Passerina versicolor
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
Orange-breasted Bunting Passerina leclancherii
Estrildidae Munia Lonchura striata domestica*
Zebra Finch Taeniopygia guttata*
Icteridae Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
Bronzed Cowbird Molothrus aeneus
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis
Yellow-tailed Oriole Icterus mesomelas
Altamira Oriole Icterus gularis
Scott’s Oriole Icterus parisorum
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
Bullock’s Oriole Icterus bullockii
Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius
Yellow-billed Cacique Amblycercus holosericeus
Fringillidae Domestic Canary Serinus canaria*
Euphonia Euphonia sp
Blue-crowned Chlorophonia Chlorophonia occipitalis
House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
Black-headed Siskin Spinus notatus
Hooded Grosbeak Coccothraustes abeillei
Passeridae House Sparrow Passer domesticus*
  1. aAn asterisk (*) denotes a species that is non-native to Mexico
  2. Scientific names are fromname the 7th Birds of North and Middle America Checklist