List of globally threatened birds of Guatemala

Eighteen species of Guatemalan birds are currently classified as globally threatened (including the IUCN Red List categories Extinct, Critically Endangered, Endangered, and Vulnerable).


  • Atitlán Grebe Podilymbus gigas

Critically Endangered

  • Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis


  • Horned Guan Oreophasis derbianus
  • Yellow-headed Parrot Amazona oratrix
  • Golden-cheeked Warbler Setophaga chrysoparia
  • Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi


  • Agami Heron Agamia agami
  • Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni
  • Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus
  • Highland Guan Penelopina nigra
  • Great Curassow Crax rubra
  • Ocellated Quail Cyrtonyx ocellatus
  • Bearded Screech-Owl Megascops barbarus
  • Yellow-naped Parrot Amazona auropalliata
  • Keel-billed Motmot Electron carinatum
  • Sinaloa Martin Progne sinaloae
  • Pink-headed Warbler Cardellina versicolor
  • Cerulean Warbler Setophaga cerulea

Visit the IUCN red list website at for other taxa and countries and for notes on the classification system.

Bearded Screech-Owl
Bearded Screech-Owl (Vulnerable).
Pink-footed Shearwater
Pink-footed Shearwater (Vulnerable).
Highland Guan
Highland Guan (Vulnerable).
Yellow-headed Parrot
Yellow-headed Parrot (Endangered).
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