Sranan names of birds in Suriname Dutch text English text Vogels in Suriname/Birds in Suriname




Scientific nameSranan name
Buteo nitidusAka
Buteogallus meridionalisAka
Helicolestes hamatusAka, as all birds of prey
Herpetotheres cachinnansAlen aka, Ma-a-ko
Anas bahamensisAnaki / Stildoksi
Mustelirallus albicollisAnamu
Cochlearius cochleariusArapapa
Busarellus nigricollisBabun aka
Todirostrum cinereumBakbatitri
Coereba flaveolaBakbatitri
Cacicus celaBanabeki
Icterus nigrogularisBanafowru
Cyphorhinus aradaBasi Kopu (famous Surinamese clarinet player)
Sporophila nigricollisBergi mustas
Cyanocompsa cyanoidesBergi twatwa, Bergitwatwa
Pandion haliaetusBigi Fisi Aka
Megaceryle torquataBigi Fisman
Spizaetus ornatusBigi peni aka
Tringa melanoleucaBigi toriman
Coragyps atratusBlaka-ede tingifowru
Tachyphonus rufusBlakakin
Ramphastos vitellinusBlakanoso
Jabiru mycteriaBlasman
Euphonia finschiBlauwdas
Dacnis cayanaBlauwe pitpit (male), Groene pitpit (female)
Chiroxiphia pareolaBlauwmantel-manakin
Tangara mexicanaBlauwvink, Anijsvink
Egretta caeruleaBlaw Sabaku
Touit purpuratusBlawbaka prakiki
Sporophila castaneiventrisBlawbaka rowti
Gymnoderus foetidusBlawdoifi
Thraupis episcopusBlawforki, Blawki, Blauwtje
Porphyrio martinicusBlawkepanki
Anas discorsBlue wing (doksi)
Ara macaoBokraaf / Roodgele raaf
Turdus leucomelasBonkidif, boontjedief
Turdus albicollisBoontjedief
Quiscalus lugubrisBootstaart-karuwfowru
Saltator maximusBospapajeboontjedief
Pteroglossus aracariBosrokoman, Redibanti Kuyake
Pionus fuscusBroin-magriki / Kene / Basrafransmadam /
Tangara veliaBruinbuik
Tangara gyrolaBruinkop
Cairina moschataBusdoksi
Cantochilus leucotisBusi gadofowru
Crotophaga majorBusi kawfutuboi, bigi kawfutuboi
Psarocolius viridisBusi ponpon
Ibycter americanusBusikaka / gowtuman Boshaan
Perissocephalus tricolorBusikaw, Kawfowru
Patagioenas subvinaceaBusimangrodoifi
Nyctipolus nigrescensButa buta, Yorkafowru, Didibri fowru
Nyctibius griseusButabuta granman
Turdus fumigatusCacao boontjedief
Mimus gilvusDagukafowru, Dagufowru, Langatere
Nycticorax nycticoraxDikkop
Rupornis magnirostrisDoifi-aka
Phalacrocorax brasilianusDoiklari, Duikelaar
Anas americanaDoksi
Trogon violaceusDonfowru
Notharchus macrorhynchosDonfowru
Bucco tamatiaDonfowru ('stupid bird')
Tangara punctataDruppel
Anhinga anhingaDuikelaar, Doiklari
Sporophila americanaDyak
Ciconia maguariEri, Redi futu
Phoenicircus carnifexFaja fowru
Chloroceryle amazonaFisman
Certhiaxis cinnamomeaFityo
Synallaxis gujanensisFityo
Deroptyus accipitrinusFransmadam
Fregata magnificensFregatvogel
Falco rufigularisFremusu-aka
Troglodytes aedonGadotjo, Godsvogeltje
Ardea albaGalin, Leger
Euphonia violaceaGeeldas (kanari), Gerdas
Amazona ochrocephalaGeelkop, Mazon
Cyanerpes caeruleusGeelpoot suikervogel
Sporophila schistaceaGelebek
Turdus nudigenisGer'ai-bonkidif
Chrysomus icterocephalusGer'ede karufowru
Daptrius aterGerfutu busikaka
Procnias albusGonge (for the sound)
Harpia harpyjaGonini, kesie-kesie-aka, akka-granman
Fluvicola picaGotro motyo, Katunfowru
Tachyphonus surinamusGoudkruin
Tangara cayanaGoudvink
Eupsittula aureaGoudvoorhoofd parkiet
Geotrygon montanaGranbusi grondoifi
Euphonia cayennensisGrangrandir
Galbula galbulaGranman korke
Galbula albirostrisgranman korke (chief hummingbird)
Ramphastos tocoGranman Kuyake
Sarcoramphus papaGranman tingifowru
Galbula deaGranmankorke
Ictinia plumbeaGresi aka
Tyrannus dominicensisGrietjebie
Pitangus sulphuratusGrikibi, Grietjebie
Chelidoptera tenebrosaGronman
Psophia crepitansKamikami
Columbina minutaKaner stonka
Brotogeris chrysopteraKankantri prakiki
Molothrus oryzivorusKarufowru
Eupsittula pertinaxKaruprakiki, krerekrere
Zenaida auriculataKasabadoifi
Dendrocygna viduataKatunwiswisi/ Wet'ede wiswisi / Witneki skrurki
Crotophaga aniKawfutuboi
Tapera naeviaKees, Dreetin
Jacana jacanaKepanki
Bubulcus ibisKoereiger/sabaku
Thamnophilus doliatusKoko
Dendrocygna bicolorKoneya
Setophaga petechiaKoprofowru
Eudocimus ruberKorikori (vroeger Flamingo!)
Chrysolampis mosquitusKorke
Calliphlox amethystinaKorke (as other hummingbirds)
Amazilia leucogasterKorke, Slagveer
Anthracothorax nigricollisKorke/Kolibri
Amazilia fimbriataKortji, Kortjie, Kownubrie
Dacnis lineataKraaloog, witbuik pitpit, wetbere petpet
Buteogallus aequinoctialisKrabu-aka
Aramus guaraunaKrawkraw
Aramides cajaneaKriko
Numenius phaeopusKrombek
Thraupis palmarumKrontoblawki
Tyrannus melancholicusKrontogrikibi/ Tontoli/ Vliegenvanger
Sporophila lineolaKrownmustas, krown mustas
Amazona amazonicaKule kule, Kulekule, Koelekoele
Ardea cocoiKumawari
Ramphastos tucanusKuyake
Geranospiza caerulescensLangafutu aka
Platalea ajajaLepelbek
Anhima cornutaMakaflei boesikrakoen
Tinamus majorMamafowru Anamu
Patagioenas cayennensisMangrodoifi / Grun-ede doifi
Penelope jacquacuMarai
Penelope marailMarai, Busikrakun
Myiozetetes cayanensisMarechaussee grikibi
Pionus menstruusMargrietje, Margriki
Amazona farinosaMazon
Epinecrophylla gutturalisMirafowru
Hylophylax naeviusMirafowru
Sakesphorus canadensisMirafowru, Peprefowru
Orthopsittaca manilataMorisirafru / Morisiprakiki
Psittacara leucophthalmusMorisirafruprakiki, kofimamaprakiki
Momotus momotaMotmot
Sicalis luteolaMozambique sijs?
Sclateria naeviaMriafowru
Mycteria americanaNengrekopu
Forpus passerinusOkroprakiki
Bubo virginianusOwrukuku
Circus buffoniOwrukuku aka
Morphnus guianensisPakani-aka
Rostrhamus sociabilisPakro aka
Saltator coerulescensPapaja boontjedief
Capito nigerPapayafowru
Leptotila rufaxillaPasidoifi / Paskadoifi
Arremon taciturnuspectoraalgors
Pelecanus occidentalisPelikaan / Kodyo
Pyrrhura pictaPeni karuprakiki / kapuweri prakiki
Patagioenas speciosaPeni-ati Busidoifi, Peni-ati mangrodoifi
Columbina passerinaPeni-ati stonka
Touit batavicusPeniprakiki
Coccycua minutaPikan
Piaya cayanaPikan (resembling the sound it makes)
Sporophila angolensisPikolet
Trogon melanurusPingofowru
Pithys albifronsPingomira basya, Witpluimmierpogel
Lipaugus vociferansPipiyo, Paipaiyo, Busiskowtu, Kwetkwetyaba
Sporophila bouvronidesPlen mustas
Psarocolius decumanusPonpon
Tyrannulus elatusPopyo
Myiornis ecaudatusPopyo (zoals vele andere vogels)
Crax alectorPowisi
Tyto albaPuspusi owrukuku
Molothrus bonariensisPutter
Ara severusRafruprakiki, Raafparkiet
Cacicus haemorrhousRedi banabeki
Cathartes auraRedi-ede tingifowru
Sturnella militarisRediborsu, Roodbórstje
Ramphocelus carboRedikin, Rode Kieng, Tjieng
Tachyphonus phoeniciusRediskowrukin
Cyanerpes cyaneusRood-poot honingzuiger
Monasa atraRoodsnavel / Redimofo / Claudia
Sporophila minutarowti, rotie, roti, oranska, oranskya
Egretta thulaSabakoe/Galin
Pilherodius pileatusSabaku
Colinus cristatusSabana anamu
Empidonomus variusSabana grikibi
Conopias parvussabana grikibi, Savanne grietjebie
Sporophila plumbeaSabana mustas (moustache)
Sporophila bouvreuilSabana rowti
Caryothraustes canadensisSabana twatwa
Claravis pretiosaSabanadoifi
Leucophaeus atricillaSedoifi
Elanoides forficatusSesei-aka
Tyrannus savanaSeseigrikibi, basjafowru, basja fowru
Dendrocygna autumnalisSkurki / Wiswisi
Rynchops nigerSleepmannetje, Fisman
Actitis maculariusSnepi
Calidris melanotosSnepi
Arundinicola leucocephalaSoeur (as in the french for nun), Dominee
Eurypyga heliasSonfowru
Aratinga maculataSonprakiki / Zonparkiet
Volatinia jacarinaSrio / Dansmeestertje
Opisthocomus hoazinStinkvogel
Columbina talpacotiStonka
Anurolimnas viridisStonkriko
Pteroglossus viridisStonkuyake
Selenidera piperivoraStonkuyake
Diopsittaca nobilisStonrafru prakiki, Steenraafparkiet
Botaurus pinnatusStontigrifowru
Pitangus lictorSwampugrikibi
Veniliornis sanguineusTemreman
Tigrisoma lineatumTigrifowru
Myiodynastes maculatusTigrigrikibi
Melanerpes cruentatusTimreman
Celeus torquatusTimreman
Celeus undatusTimreman, timmerman
Piculus flavigulaTimreman, Timmerman
Cathartes melambrotusTingifowru
Milvago chimachimaTingifowru aka
Ara araraunaTjambaraaf / Blauwgele raaf
Butorides striataTjontjon
Megarynchus pitanguaTodogrikibi
Sporophila crassirostrisTwatwa
Elaenia flavogasterTyarman
Myiarchus feroxTyarman /Tityari
Elaenia ruficepsTyarman, Tityari
Trogon viridisUdulosofowru
Ortalis motmotWakago, hannaqua
Ara chloropterusWarawrafru / roodgroene raaf
Pipile cumanensisWet'ede marai
Pionites melanocephalusWetbere prakiki
Egretta tricolorWetbere Sabaku
Pseudastur albicollisWeti aka
Nyctidromus albicollisYorkafowru, Jorkafowroe, Buta buta, butabuta
Phoenicopterus ruberZeegans / Segansi
Tangara chilensisZevenkleur, paradijsvink
Riparia ripariazwaluw
Pygochelidon melanoleucaZwaluw
Tersina viridisZwaluw tangara
Donacobius atricapillaZwampufowru
Nemosia pileataZwartkap, mira-udu-fowru
Hemithraupis guiraZwartkeel / mangrokanari
Schistochlamys melanopisZwartkop
Chlorophanes spizaZwartkop pitpit

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