updated: July 2007
Twelve species of Guatemalan birds are currently classified as globally threatened (including the IUCN categories Extinct, Critically Endangered, Endangered, and Vulnerable). Highland Guan has been upgraded from Near Threatened to Vulnerable in 2007 (Eisermann et al. 2006; http://www.birdlife.org/action/science/species/global_species_programme/whats_new.html). Visit the IUCN red list website at www.iucnredlist.org for other taxa and countries and for notes on the classification system.
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