Important Bird Areas in Guatemala

Important Bird Areas in Guatemala
Map of Important Bird Areas in Guatemala (from Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño. 2009. Important Bird Areas of the Neotropics: Guatemala. Neotropical Birding 5: 4-11.)

PROEVAL RAXMU Bird Monitoring Program provided data on the local bird diversity as base for the identification of Important Bird Areas throughout the country.

See BirdLife's directory of IBAs in the Americas, with a chapter on Guatemalan IBAs:
Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño (2009) Guatemala. Pp. 235-242 In: C. Devenish, D. F. Diaz Fernández, R. P. Clay, I. Davidson & I. Y. Zabala (eds.) Important Bird Areas Americas, priority sites for biodiversity conservation. BirdLife Conservation Series 16. Birdlife International, Quito, Ecuador. PDF

Article on Guatemalan IBAs in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Partners in Flight Conference, McAllen, TX: Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño (2009) Conservation priority-setting in Guatemala through the identification of Important Bird Areas. Proceedings of the Fourth International Partners in Flight Conference, Tundra to Tropics: 315-327. PDF

Illustrated article on Guatemalan IBAs in the journal Neotropical Birding:
Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño (2009) Important Bird Areas of the Neotropics: Guatemala. Neotropical Birding 5: 4-11. PDF

avian diversity in Guatemala
The base for the identifaction of IBAs in Guatemala was a current compilation on bird distribtion by PROEVAL RAXMU Bird Monitoring Program: 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.
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