More than 760 bird species have been recorded in Guatemala. We provide an updated checklist to our tour participants. For the preparation of your tour, you may be interested in our formally published annotated and fully referenced checklist of the birds of Guatemala 2007 (Lynx) and an update on the Guatemalan avifauna from 2018:
Annotaded Checklist of the Birds of Guatemala
by Knut Eisermann & Claudia Avendaño
From the back cover: The most authoritative, detailed, and updated checklist of the 725 bird species recorded in Guatemala. Also includes information about status, habitats and endemic species, along with detailed distribution maps, information on species to watch for and species of special concern.
175 pages. Lynx Edicions, 2007. ISBN 84-96553-40-X
Review of Annotated Checklist of the Birds of Guatemala
Reviewed by Steve N. G. Howell in Cotinga 30, page 95: "This is an excellent work, one that should be in the library of anyone interested in Neotropical birds - and obviously in the pocket of any birder visiting Guatemala."
2018 update on the avifauna of Guatemala by Knut Eisermann & Claudia Avendaño
In 2018, we published a major update on the inventory, distribution, and residency status of birds in Guatemala in a paper in the Bulletin of the British Ornithologsts' Club: 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.