Seeing shorebirds or waders of Guatemala with CAYAYA BIRDING: Charadriidae (lapwings and plovers)

Eight species of Charadriidae have been recorded in Guatemala, of which 5 are presented in this photo collection.

Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)

Black-bellied Plover Black-bellied Plover

Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus)

Semipalmated Plover Semipalmated Plover

Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia)

Wilson's Plover Wilson's Plover

Collared Plover (Charadrius collaris)

Collared Plover

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)


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Contributions by Knut Eisermann and Claudia Avendaño of CAYAYA BIRDING to the knowledge about shorebirds in Guatemala

  • Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño (2018) An update on the inventory, distribution and residency status of bird species in Guatemala. Bulletin British Ornithologists' Club 138: 148-229.
  • Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño (2007) Lista comentada de las aves de Guatemala - Annotated checklist of the birds of Guatemala. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño (2006) Diversidad de aves en Guatemala, con una lista bibliográfica. Pp. 525-623 In: E. Cano (ed.) Biodiversidad de Guatemala, Vol. 1. Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala.
  • Eisermann, K. (2009) Abundance of shorebirds on the Caribbean coast of Guatemala. Waterbirds 32: 337-344.
  • Eisermann, K. (2006) Evaluation of waterbird populations and their conservation in Guatemala. Final report. BirdLife International, SalvaNatura, Sociedad Guatemalteca de Ornitología, Guatemala.
  • More about our bird research in Guatemala.

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