List of regional endemic birds of Guatemala

The following list includes bird species which occur exclusively in one zoogeographic subregion (after Stotz et al. 1996). Guatemala covers partially the following subregions: Yucatan (northern lowland), Central American Highlands, Chiapas-Guanacaste (Pacific lowland), Southern Central America (eastern lowland). Nomenclature of this list according to IOC (Gill & Donsker 2013).

CACHALACAS & GUANS (CRACIDAE)

  • White-bellied Chachalaca Ortalis leucogastra
  • Highland Guan Penelopina nigra
  • Horned Guan Oreophasis derbianus

QUAILS (ODONTOPHORIDAE)

  • Ocellated Quail Cyrtonyx ocellatus

TURKEYS (PHASIANIDAE)

  • Ocellated Turkey Meleagris ocellata

HAWKS (ACCIPITRIDAE)

  • White-breasted Hawk Accipiter chionogaster

PARROTS (PSITTACIDAE)

  • Pacific Parakeet Aratinga strenua

OWLS (STRIGIDAE)

  • Pacific Screech-Owl Megascops cooperi
  • Bearded Screech-Owl Megascops barbarus
  • Fulvous Owl Strix fulvescens
  • Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium cobanense

NIGHTJARS (CAPRIMULGIDAE)

  • Yucatan Nightjar Caprimulgus badius

HUMMINGBIRDS (TROCHILIDAE)

  • Rufous Sabrewing Campylopterus rufus
  • Emerald-chinned Hummingbird Abeillia abeillei
  • Green-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis viridipallens
  • Slender Sheartail Doricha enicura
  • Wine-throated Hummingbird Atthis ellioti

MOTMOTS (MOMOTIDAE)

  • Blue-throated Motmot Aspatha gularis

TYRANT-FLYCATCHERS (TYRANNIDAE)

  • Gray-headed Piprites Piprites griseiceps
  • Belted Flycatcher Xenotriccus callizonus
  • Yucatan Flycatcher Myiarchus yucatanensis

MANAKINS (PIPRIDAE)

  • Long-tailed Manakin Chiroxiphia linearis

JAYS (CORVIDAE)

  • Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyaneus
  • Yucatan Jay Cyanocorax yucatanicus
  • Black-throated Jay Cyanolyca pumilo

SWALLOWS (HIRUNDINIDAE)

  • Black-capped Swallow Notiochelidon pileata

WRENS (TROGLODYTIDAE)

  • Rufous-browed Wren Troglodytes rufociliatus

THRUSHES (TURDIDAE)

  • Rufous-collared Robin Turdus rufitorques

MOCKINGBIRDS (MIMIDAE)

  • Blue-and-white Mockingbird Melanotis hypoleucus

WODDWARBLERS (PARULIDAE)

  • Goldman's Warbler Setophaga goldmani
  • Pink-headed Warbler Cardellina versicolor

TANAGERS (THRAUPIDAE)

  • Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi

NEW WORLD BLACKBIRDS (ICTERIDAE)

  • Bar-winged Oriole Icterus maculialatus

FINCHES (FRINGILLIDAE)

  • Black-capped Siskin Spinus atriceps

CARDINALS (CARDINALIDAE)

  • Rose-throated Tanager Piranga roseogularis
  • Gray-throated Chat Granatellus sallaei

References

Gill, F & D Donsker (Eds). 2013. IOC World Bird List (v 3.5). doi : 10.14344/IOC.ML.3.5.

Stotz, D. F., J. W. Fitzpatrick, T. A. Parker III & D. K. Moskovits (1996): Neotropical birds: ecology and conservation. Univ. Chicago Press, Chicago.

Pink-headed Warbler
Pink-headed Warbler.
Goldman's Warbler
Goldman's Warbler.
Blue-throated Motmot
Blue-throated Motmot.
Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl
Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl.
Bearded Screech-Owl
Bearded Screech-Owl.
Azure-rumped Tanager
Azure-rumped Tanager.
Slender Sheartail
Slender Sheartail (juvenile).
Wine-throated Hummingbird
Wine-throated Hummingbird.
Black-capped Siskin
Black-capped Siskin.
Black-capped Swallow
Black-capped Swallow.
Horned Guan
Horned Guan.
Ocellated Turkey
Ocellated Turkey.
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