The Botteri's Sparrow is primarily found in Mexico with a breeding range that extends into the southeastern tip of the U.S. state of Arizona. It has a small non-migratory population in the Rio Grande Valley of southern Texas, which is threatened by habitat loss.
The Clay-colored Thrush, formally known as the Clay-colored Robin is the national bird of Costa Rica, where it is well known as the Yigüirro. It is a large thrush that is relatively unremarkable in appearance.
The Summer Tanager is a medium-sized American songbird. It was formerly placed in the tanager family, it and other members of its genus are now classified in the cardinal family. Its plumage and vocalizations are similar to other members of the cardinal family.
The Hooded Oriole is a fairly large songbird with longer and more delicate body than other orioles. They also have long rounded tails and longish necks. They are found in the Rio Grande valley in Texas and south through Mexico to Oaxaca and Veracruz.