List of the

Birds of Guatemala

Great Tinamou 
Little Tinamou
Rufescent (Thicket) Tinamou
Bouchardís (Slaty-breasted) Tinamou
Least Grebe
Pied-billed Grebe
Eared Grebe
Pelicans, Cormorans,

Anhingas, Frigatebirds

White Pelican
Brown Pelican
Olivaceus Cormoran
Magnificent Frigatebird
Herons, Egrets, Boat-billed Herons,

Ibises, Spoonbills, Storks, Bitterns

American Bittern
Least Bitern
Tiger (Bare-throated Tiger) Heron
Great Blue Heron
Great (Common) Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Reddish Egret
Cattle Egret
Green-backed Heron
Agami (Chstnut-bellied) Heron
Black-crowned Night Heron
Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Boat-billed Heron
White Ibis
White-faced Ibis
Roseate Spoonbill
Wood Stork
Black-bellied Tree-Duck (Whistling D.)
Muscovy Duck
Green-winged Teal
Northern Pintail
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
American Wingeon
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Ruddy Duck
Masked Duck
Vultures, Ospreys, Kites, 

Eagles, Harriers, Hawks,

Falcons, Caracaras,

Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture
King Vulture
Cayenne (Grey-headed) Kite
Hook-billed Kite
Swallow-tailed Kite
Black-shouldered Kite
Everglade (Snail) Kite
Double-toothed Kite
Mississippi Kite
Plumbeus Kite
Horthern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
White-breasted Hawk
Bicolored Hawk
Cooperís Hawk
Crane Hawk
White Hawk
Common Black-Hawk
Mangrove Black-Hawk
Great Black-Hawk
Harrisí Hawk
Chestnut (Black-collared) Hawk
Solitary Eagle
Gray Hawk
Roadside Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Short-tailed Hawk
Swainsonís Hawk
White-tailed Hawk
Zone-tailed Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Harpy Eagle
Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle
Black Hawk-Eagle
Ornate Hawk-Eagle
Red-throated Caracara
Crested Caracara
Laughing Falcon
Barred Micrastur (Forest-Falcon)
Collared Micrastur
American Krestel
Aplomado Falcon
Bat Falcon
Orange-breasted Falcon
Peregrine Falcon
Chachalacas, Guans,

Turkeys, Partridges, Quails

Plain Chachalaca
Waglerís (West Mexican) Chachalaca
White-belied Chachalaca
Black Chachalaca (Highland Guan)
Crested Guan
Horned Guan
Great Curassow
Ocellated Turkey
Highland(Buffy-crowned Wood-) Partridge
Spotted Wood-Quail
Singing Quail
Mearnís (Montezuma) Quail
Ocellated Quail
Crested Bobwhite
Northern (Common) Bobwhite
Yucatan (Black-throated) Bobwhite
Rails, Gallinule, Coots,

Sungrebes, Sunbitterns,

Limpkins, Stone-curlews

Red Rail (Ruddy Crake)
Black Rail
Virginia Rail
Gray-necked (Wood-) Rail
Uniform Rail (Crake)
Yellow-breasted Rail (Crake)
Purple Galinule
Common Gallinule (Moorhen)
American Coot
Mexican Stone Curlew
Plovers, Oystercatchers, Avocets, Stilts, Jacanas, Sandpipers, Phalaropes, Gulls, Terns, Skimmers
Black-bellied Plover
Lesser Golden-Plover
Collared Plover
Wilsonís Plover
Semipalmated Plover
American Oystercatcher
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Northern Jacana
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Solitary Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Upland Sandpiper
Eskimo Curlew
Long-billed Curlew
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Stilt Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Common Snipe
Wilsonís Phalarope
Northern (Red-necked) Phalarope
Laughing Gull
Franklinís Gull
Heermannís Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Royal Tern
Elegant Tern
Sandwich Tern
Coommon Tern
Fosterís Tern
Least Tern
Black Tern
Brown Noddy
Black Skimmer
Pigeons, Doves
Rock Dove
Rufous (Pale-vented) Pigeon
Scaled Pigeon
Red-billed Pigeon
Band-tailed Pigeon
Short-billed Pigeon
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
Inca Dove
Common Ground-Dove
Plain-breasted Ground-Dove
Ruddy Ground-Dove
Blue Ground-Dove
Mondetoura(Maroon-chested) Ground-Dove
White-fronted(-tipped) Dove
Gray-headed Dove
Caribbean Dove
Cassinís(Gray-chested) Dove
White-faced Quail-Dove
Ruddy Quail-Dove
Parrots, Macaws
Green Parakeet
Pacific Parakeet
Olive-throated Parakeet
Orange-fronted Parakeet
Scarlet Macaw
Barred Parakeet
Tovi(Orange-chinned) Parakeet
Brown-hooded Parrot
White-cowned Parrot
White-fronted Parrot
Red-lored Parrot
Mealy Parrot
Yellow-naped Parrot
Cuckoos, Anis, Barn Owls,

Owls, Screech Owls

Black-billed Cuckoo
Yello-billed Cuckoo
Mangrove Cuckoo
Squirrel Cuckoo
Striped Cuckoo
Pheasant Cuckoo
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo
Lesser Roadrunner
Greater Roadrunner
Smooth-billed Ani
Groove-billed Ani
Barn Owl
Flammulated Owl
Pacific Screech-Owl
Whiskered Screeched-Owl
Vermiculated Screech-Owl
Bearded Screech-Owl
Crested Owl
Spectacled Owl
Great Horned Owl
Northern Pygmy-Owl
Least Pygmy-Owl
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl
Burrowing Owl
Wood (Mottled) Owl
Black-and-white Owl
Fulvous Owl
Stygian Owl
Short-eared Owl
Striped Owl
Unspotted Saw-whet Owl
Nightjars, Goatsuckers. Potoos
Lesser Nighthawk
Common Nigthawk
Yucatan Poorwill
Tucuchillo (Buff-collared Nightjar)
Great Potoo
Common Potoo
Swifts, Hummingbirds
Black Swift
Chestnut-collared Swift
White-collared Swift
Chimney Swift
Vauxís Swift
White-throated Swift
Cayenne(Lesser Swallow-tailed) Swift
Geronimo(Great Swallow-tailed) Swift
Band-tailed Barbthroat
Long-tailed Hermit
Little Hermit
Cuvierís(Scaly-breasted) Hummingbird
Wedge-tailed Saberwing
Rufous Saberwing
Violet Saberwing
White-necked Jacobin
Brown Violet-ear
Green Violet-ear
Prevostís(Green-breasted) Mango
Abeilleís(Emerald-chinned) Hummingbird
Black-crested Coquette
Fork-tailed Emerald
Blue-crowned Woodnymph
Common Woodnymph
Blue-throated Goldentail
White-eared Hummingbird
White-bellied Emerald
Berylline Hummingbird
Blue-tailed Hummingbird
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
Buff-bellied Hummingbird
Cinnamon Hummingbird
Stripe-tailed Hummingbird
Green-throated Mountain-gem
Garnet-throated Hummingbird
Rivoliís(Magnificent) Hummingbird
Purple-crowned Fairy
Long-billed Starthroat
Plain-capped Starthroat
Slender Sheartail
Dupontís(Sparkling-tailed) Hummingbird
Beautiful Hummingbird
Rubby-throated Hummingbird
Elliotís(Wine-throated) Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Bumblebee(Hebises) Hummingbird
Green-fronted Hummingbird
Black-headed Trogon
Violaceus Trogon
Mexican(Mountain) Trogon
Elagant Trogon
Collared Trogon
Orange-breasted Trogon
Massena(Slaty-tailed) Trogon
Resplendent Quetzal
Motmots, Kingfishers
Tody Motmot
Blue-throated Motmot
Blue-crowned Motmot
Russet-crowned Motmot
Keel-billed Motmot
Turquoise-browed Motmot
Broad-billed Motmot
Ringed Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher
Amazon Kingfisher
Green Kingfisher
(American)Pygmy Kingfisher
Puffbirds, Jacamars,

Toucans, Woodpeckers

White-necked Puffbird
Brown(White-whiskered) Puffbird
Rufous-tailed Jacamar
Emerald Toucanet
Collared Toucan (Aracari)
Keel-billed Toucan
Corn Woodpecker
Black-cheecked Woodpecker
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Hairy Woodpecker
Golden-olive Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Chestnut(-colored) Woodpecker
Lineated Woodpecker
Pale-billed Woodpecker
Olivaceus Piculet
Ovenbirds, Woodcreepers, Antbirds, Flycatchers, Tyrannulets, Pewees, Kiskadees, Kingbirds, Tityras, Becards, Cotingas, Manakins, Swallows, Crows, Jays, Titmice, Chicadees, Northern Creepers, Wrens, Dippers, Kinglets, Gnatcatchers, Thrushes, Thrashers, Wagtails, Pipits, Silky Flycatchers, Vireos, Peppershrikes, Wood-Warblers, Bananaquits, Tanagers, Honeycreepers, Orioles, Blackbirds, Finches, Buntings, Sparrows, Seedeaters, Grossbeaks, Siskins, House Sparrows
Rufous-breasted Spinetail
Mountain Leafgleaner
Buff-throated(Foliage-gleaner) Leafgleaner
Ruddy(Foliage-gleaner) Leafgleaner
Plain Xenops
Tawny-throated Leaftosser
Scaly-throated Leaftosser
Tawny-winged (Wood) Creeper
Ruddy (Wood) Creeper
Olivaceous (Wood) Creeper
Wedge-biled (Wood) Creeper
Giant (Strong-billed)(Wood) Creeper
Barred (Wood) Creeper
Black-banded (Wood) Creeper
Buff-throated (Wood) Creeper
Laughing (Ivory-billed) (Wood) Creeper
Spotted (Wood) Creeper
Spot-crowned (Wood) Creeper
Great Antshrike
Barred Antshrike
Slaty Antshrike
Russet Antshrike
Plain Antvireo
Slaty Antwren
Dotted-winged Antwren
Dusky Antbird
Bare-crowned Antbird
Black-faced Antthrush
Scaled Antpitta
Paltry Tyrannulet
Yellow-bellied Tyrannulet
Northern Beardless(Tyrannulet) Fycatcher
Greenish Elaenia
Yellow-bellied Elaenia
Mountain Elaenia
Oleaginous(Ochre-bellied) Flycatcher
Sepia-capped Flycatcher
Northern Bentbill
Slate-haded Tody-bill (Flycatcher)
Common Tody-bill (Flycatcher)
Eye-ringed Flatbill
White-eyed(Yellow-olive) Flycatcher
White-throated Spadebill
Ruddy-tailed Flycatcher
(Northern) Royal-Flycatcher
Sulphur-rumped Flycatcher
Belted Flycatcher
Tufted Flycatcher
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Greater Pewee
Western(Wood-) Pewee
Eastern (Wood-) Pewee
Tropical Pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Acadian Flycatcher
Alder Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
White-throated Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher
Haammondís Flycatcher
Pine Flycatcher
Pacific-slope [formerly Western] Flycatcher
Cordilleran [formerly Western] Flycatcher
Yellowish Flycatcher
Buff-breasted Flycatcher
Black Phoebe
Vermillion Flycatcher
Streaked (Bright-rumped) Attila
Speckled Mourner
Rufous Mourner
Yucatan Flycatcher
Olivaceous (Dusky-capped) Flycatcher
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Nuttingís Flycatcher
(Great-) Crested Flycatcher
Wiedís (Brown-crested) Flycatcher
Great Kiskadee
Boat-billed Flycatcher
Social Flycatcher
Streaked Flycatcher
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher
Piratic Flycatcher
Tropical Kingbird
Couchís Kingbird
Cassinís Kingbird
Thick-billed Kingbird
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Fork-tailed Flycatcher
Cinnamon Becard
White-winged Becard
Mexican (Gray-collared) Becard
Rose-throated Becard
Masked Tityra
Black-corwned Tityra
Rufous Piha
Lovely Cotinga
Thrush-like Manakin
Gray-headed Manakin
White-collared Manakin
Long-tailed Manakin
Red-capped Manakin
Purple Martin
White-bellied (Snowy) Martin
Gray-breasted Martin
Tree Swallow
Mangrove Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Balck-caped Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Southern Rough-winged Swallow
Bank Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Stellerís Jay
White-throated Margpie-Jay
Brown Jay
Green Jay
Bushy-crested Jay
Yucatan Jay
Azure-hooded Jay
Black-throated Jay
Unicolored Jay
Common Raven
Brown Creeper
Barred (Band-backed) Wren
Rufous-naped Wren
Rock Wren
Spetted-beasted Wren
Rufous-and-white Wren
Banded Wren
Carolina Wren
Plain Wren
Northern House-Wren
Southern House-Wren
Rufous-browed Wren
Sedge Wren
White-bellied Wren
Lowland (White-breasted) Wood Wren
Highland (Gray-breasted) Wood-Wren
Nightingale Wren
American Dipper
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Long-billed Gnatwren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
White-lored Gnatcatcher
Tropical Gnatcatcher
Eastern Bluebird
Brown-backed Solitaire
Slaty (Slate-colored) Solitaire
Orange-billed (Nightingale-) Thrush
Ruddy-capped Nightingale-Thrush
Black-headed (Nightingale-) Thrush
Spotted (Nightingale-) Thrush
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainsonís Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
Black Robin
Mountain Robin
Clay-colored Robin
White-throated Robin
Rufous-collared Robin
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Black Catbird
Tropical Mockinbird
Blue-and-white Mockingbird
American Pipit
Cedar Wawing
Gray Silky-Flycatcher
White-eyed Vireo
Mangrove Vireo
Bellís Vireo
Solitary Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Huttonís Vireo
Warblin Vireo
Brown-capped Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Yellow-green Vireo
Tawny-crowned Greenlet
Lesser Greenlet
Highland (Chestnut-sided) Shrike-Vireo
Green Shrike-Vireo
Rufous-browed Peppershrike
Blue-winged Warbler
Golden-winged Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Spot-breasted (Crescent-chested) Warbler
Northern Parula
Tropical Parula
Yellow Warbler
Mangrove Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler
Yellow-rumped (Audubonís) Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Townsendís Warbler
Hermit Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Golden-cheeked Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Graceís Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
Prothonotary Warbler
Worm-eating Warbler
Northern Waterthrush
Louisiana Waterthrush
Kentucky Warbler
Mourning Warbler
MacGillivrayís Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Gray-crowned Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler
Wilsonís Warbler
Canada Warbler
Red-faced Warbler
Pink-headed Warbler
Painted Redstart
Slate-throated Redstart
Fan-tailed Warbler
Golden-crowned Warbler
Rufous-capped Warbler
Bellís (Golden-browed) Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Gray-throated Chat
Olive Warbler
Cabaniís (Azure-rumped) Tanager
Fufous-winged Tanager
Golden-hood (-masked) Tanager
Green Honeycreeper
Shining Honeycreeper
Red-legged Honeycreeper
Highland Honeycreeper
Blue-crowned Tanager (Chlorophonia)
Scrub Euphonia
Yellow-throated Euphonia
Blue-hooded Euphonia
Olive-backed Euphonia
White-vented Euphonia
Blue-gray Tanager
Yellow-winged Tanager
Gray-headed Tanager
Black-throated Shrike-Tanager
Red-crowned (Ant-) Tanager
Jungle (Red-throated) Ant-Tanager
Rose-throated Tanager
Hepatic Tanager
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Western Tanager
Striped (Flame-colored) Tanager
White-winged Tanager
Crimson-collared Tanager
Song (Scarlet-rumped) Tanager
Common Bush-Tanager
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Singing (Melodious) Blackbird
Brewerís Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle
Bronzed Cowbird
Giant Cowbird
Black-cowled Oriole
Waglerís (Black-vented) Oriole
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Singing (Melodious) Blackbird
Brewerís Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle
Bronzed Cowbird
Giant Cowbird
Black-cowled Oriole
Waglerís (Black-vented) Oriole
Bar-winged Oriole
Orchard Oriole
Yellow-backed Oriole
Yellow-tailed Oriole
Hooded Oriole
Streaked-backed Oriole
Spotted (Spot-breasted) Oriole
Altamira Oriole
Audubonís Oriole
Northern Oriole
Yellow-billed Cacique
Waglerís (Chestnut-headed) Oropendola
Montezuma Oropendola
Gray Saltator
Buff-throated Saltator
Black-headed Saltator
Black-faced Grosbeak
Northern Cardinal
Yellow Grosbeak
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Blue-black Grosbeak
Blue Bunting
Blue Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Varied Bunting
Painted Bunting
Yellow-throated (Brush-) Finch
Chestnut-capped (Brush-) Finch
Orange-billed Sparrow
Olive Sparrow
Green-backed Sparrow
Prevostís (Ground-) Sparrow
White-eared (Ground-) Sparrow
Rufous-sided Towhee
Blue-black Grassquit
Variable Seedeater
White-collared Seedeater
Ruddy-breasted Seedeater
Thick-billed Seed-Finch
Yellow-faced Grassquit
Stripe-headed Sparrow
Botteriís Sparrow
Rusty Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Lincolnís Sparrow
Andean (Rufous-collared) Sparrow
Yellow-eyed Junco
Red Crossbill
Black-capped Siskin
Black-headed Siskin
Lesser Goldfinch
Hooded Grosbeak
White-napped Brush Finch
House (English) Sparrow

For further references on this list or the birds of Guatemala, please contact:


The Birdwatching & Ecotourism Travel Specialists


Telephone & Fax: +(502) 8323328


Physical address: Colonia El Naranjo No. 53, La Antigua, Sacatepéquez Guatemala. C.A.

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