NEOTROPICAL Tropical & Subtropical Savanna
birds

The diverse but often overlooked birds of the South and Central American tropical savanna grasslands and woodlands... 

Family Rheidae: Rheas, 
Family Cracidae: Currassows, Chachalacas, Guans
Family Columbidae: Doves & Pigeons
Family Trochilidae: Hummingbirds
Family Cathartidae: New World Vultures
Family Accipitridae: Hawks, Kites, Eagles

Family Falconidae: Falcons, Caracaras

Caracara plancus, 'Southern Crested Caracara', 'Carancho' or 'Carcará', (Hotel Pantanal Mato Grosso, Brazil). Very widespread bird found in many open habitats across South America.

Family Psittacideae: African and American Parrots

Eupsittula aurea, 'Peach-fronted Parakeet', (Hotel Pantanal Mato Grosso, Brazil).

Family Corvidae

Cyanocorax cyanomelas, 'Purplish Jay' (Hotel Pantanal Mato Grosso, Brazil).

Family Thraupidae: Tanagers

Paroaria capitata 'Yellow-billed Cardinal'. (Hotel Pantanal Mato Grosso, Brazil). Despite the common name, this bird is a Tanager, not a true Cardinal.