Seeing shorebirds or waders of Guatemala with CAYAYA BIRDING: Recurvirostridae (stilts and avocets)

Two species of Recurvirostridae have been recorded in Guatemala, Black-necked Stilt and American Avocet.

Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus)

Black-necked Stilt
Black-necked Stilt and American Avocet

American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana)

American Avocet
American Avocet

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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 (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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