Natural history of birds in Guatemala

Natural history of birds in Guatemala

PROEVAL RAXMU Bird Monitoring Program leads field research, compiles data, and publishes papers on the natural history of Guatemalan birds:

Nesting evidence, density and vocalisations in a resident population of Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis wetmorei in Guatemala

Vocalizations of Unspotted Saw-whet Owl Aegolius ridgwayi

Morphology, nesting ecology, and demography of Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno)

Natural history of Highland Guan (Penelopina nigra)

Vocalizations of Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium cobanense)

Habitat use, distribution, nesting ecology, and vocalizations of Azure-rumped Tanager (Tangara cabanisi)

Nesting of Horned Guan (Oreophasis derbianus) at Atitlán volcano, published in: Eisermann, K., A. Burge & G. López (2007) Nesting records of Horned Guan (Oreophasis derbianus) on Atitlán volcano, Guatemala. Bulletin of the IUCN / BIRDLIFE / WPA Cracid Specialist Group 23: 13-24.
PDF available at the Cracid Specialists Group's website

Coloration anomaly in Collared Trogon, published in: Eisermann, K. & K. Omland (2007) Coloration anomaly of a male Collared Trogon (Trogon collaris). Acta Zoológica Mexicana (n.s.) 23(2): 197-200. PDF

Compilation of natural history data of Highland Guan (Penelopina nigra), published in:

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

Noteworthy nesting records of several species, including first nesting record for Azure-hooded Jay (Cyanolyca cucullata) in Guatemala, published in: Eisermann, K. & D. M. Brooks (2006) Unusual and noteworthy nesting records for Guatemala. Cotinga 26: 48-51.

Indication of altitudinal migration of Slate-colored Solitaire (Myadestes unicolor) and Common Bush-Tanager (Chlorospingus ophthalmicus) in the Montaña Sacranix, published in: Eisermann, K. (2005) Noteworthy bird observations in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 125: 3-11.

Foliage-bathing behavior of an Orange-breasted Falcon (Falco deiroleucus), published in: Eisermann, K. (2005) An observation of foliage-bathing by an Orange-breasted Falcon (Falco deiroleucus) in Tikal, Guatemala. Wilson Bulletin 117: 415-418.

Azure-rumped Tanager
Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi
Orange-breasted Falcon
Orange-breasted Falcon Falco deiroleucus.
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