Seeing shorebirds or waders of Guatemala with CAYAYA BIRDING: Scolopacidae (sandpipers, snipes, and phalaropes)

32 species of Scolopacidae have been recorded in Guatemala, of which 21 are covered in this photo collecion.

Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)

Whimbrel Whimbrel

Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus)

Long-billed Curlew

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa)

Marbled Godwit

Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)

Ruddy Turnstone Ruddy Turnstone

Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus)

Stilt Sandpiper with Pectoral Sandpiper Stilt Sandpipers with Long-billed Dowitchers

Sanderling (Calidris alba)

Sanderling Sanderling Sanderling in flight Sanderling

Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla)

Least Sandpiper Least Sandpiper Least Sandpiper leucistic Least Sandpiper Least Sandpiper Least Sandpiper

White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis)

White-rumped Sandpiper White-rumped Sandpiper

Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Calidris subruficollis)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)

Pectoral Sandpiper Pectoral Sandpiper Pectoral Sandpiper

Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)

Semipalmated Sandpiper Semipalmated and Western Sandpiper

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri)

Western Sandpiper Western Sandpiper with Semipalmated Plover, Sanderling, Wilson's Plover, and Least Sandpiper Western Sandpiper

Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus)

Short-billed Dowitcher

Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)

Long-billed Dowitcher flock Long-billed Dowitcher flock Long-billed Dowitcher Long-billed Dowitcher Long-billed Dowitcher

Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor)

Wilson's Phalarope

Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)

Red-necked Phalarope Red-necked Phalarope Red-necked Phalarope

Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia)

Spotted Sandpiper Spotted Sandpiper Spotted Sandpiper Two Spotted Sandpipers

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria)

Solitary Sandpiper

Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)

Greater Yellowlegs Greater Yellowlegs Greater Yellowlegs vs. Lesser Yellowlegs Greater Yellowlegs Greater Yellowlegs Greater Yellowlegs

Willet (Tringa semipalmata)

Willet Willet in flight

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flaviceps)

Lesser Yellowlegs vs. Greater Yellowlegs Lesser Yellowlegs with Long-billed Dowitchers and a Stilt Sandpiper

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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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