Evaluation of threatened bird species in Guatemala

Bearded Screech-Owl, vulnerable
Bearded Screech-Owl Megascops barbarus (Vulnerable).

Bearded Screech-Owl (Megascops barbarus)

PROEVAL RAXMU Bird Monitoring Program contributed current data on the distribution of this owl, based on which the species was uplisted from Near Threatened to Vulnerable in the BirdLife International/IUCN Red List of globally threatened birds in 2012.
Bearded Screech-Owl fact sheet at BirdLife International's website

Azure-rumped Tanager, Endangered
Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi (Endangered).

Azure-rumped Tanager (Tangara cabanisi)

Field research on distribution, habitat use, and nesting ecology of Azure-rumped Tanager (Tangara cabanisi) provided an updated status evaluation confirming the listing as Endangered in the BirdLife International/IUCN Red List of globally threatened birds in 2012.

Ocellated Quail, vulnerable
Ocellated Quail Cyrtonyx ocellatus (Vulnerable).

Ocellated Quail (Cyrtonyx ocellatus)

In collaboration with the Center for the Study of Tropical Birds, the PROEVAL RAXMU Bird Monitoring Program evaluated the status of Ocellated Quail Cyrtonyx ocellatus, published in:
Eitniear, J. C. & K. Eisermann (2009) Status and recent sightings of Ocellated Quail. International Journal of Galliformes Conservation 1: 85-93. PDF available at WPA's website
Based on this assessment Ocellated Quail was uplisted from Near Threatened to Vulnerable in the BirdLife International/IUCN Red List of globally threatened birds in 2010.

Highland Guan, vulnerable
Highland Guan Penelopina nigra (Vulnerable).

Highland Guan (Penelopina nigra)

Red List status of Highland Guan has been upgraded from Near Threatened to Vulnerable based on Eisermann, K., N. Herrera & O. Komar (2006) Highland Guan (Penelopina nigra). Pp. 85-90 In: D. M. Brooks (ed.) Conserving Cracids: the most threatened family of birds in the Americas. Miscellaneous Publications of the Houston Museum of Natural Science 6. PDF available at Cracid Specialist Group's website
Based on this assessment Highland Guan was uplisted from Near Threatened to Vulnerable in the BirdLife International/IUCN Red List of globally threatened birds in 2007.

Contributions to the BirdLife International/IUCN Red List of threatend species

PROEVAL RAXMU Bird Monitoring Program contributes regularly data for several species for updates on the IUCN/BirdLife International Red List of Globally Threatened Birds (see species fact sheet at BirdLife International's website):
Highland Guan
Horned Guan
Ocellated Quail
Yellow-headed Parrot
Bearded Screech-Owl
Keel-billed Motmot
Pink-headed Warbler
Azure-rumped Tanager

Horned Guan Oreophasis derbianus
Horned Guan Oreophasis derbianus (Endangered)
Highland Guan
Highland Guan Penelopina nigra (Vulnerable).
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