Belize: And Northern Guatemala (Travellers'
- If you looking for one guide
for the region this is it. An all inclusive wildlife
guide, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals.
It doesn’t give all that much information about each
specific species but it does give the meat: range maps,
illustrations, and a bit of the biology.
A Guide to the Birds of Mexico
and Northern Central America
- This new field guide covers the 1070
bird species, including North American migrants, known to
inhabit Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras,
and western Nicaragua. More than 180 species are endemic
to this region. Richly illustrated with colour plates and
additional black-and-white drawings, it describes the birds'
appearance, voice, habitat, behaviour (including nests and
eggs), and distribution. Introductory chapters give essential
A Field Guide to the Birds of Mexico
and Adjacent Areas : Belize, Guatemala, and El Salvador
- I hope you will agree this is the
most "user-friendly" Mexican bird guide. It has gone through
two major revisions, each time becoming more useful and
helpful than before. (1) In my book, almost all of the
illustrations (the "heart and soul" of a field guide)
are better, in my opinion, than those in most other Mexican
or Central American guides, (Comments by author)
Where to Watch Birds in Mexico
- Mexico is one of the best birdwatching
destinations in the world. The country's species list comprises
a wide range of resident birds and many migrants from South
and Central America. This guide covers over 100 birdwatching
sites from Baja California to the Yucatan Peninsula. Over
950 species can be seen including virtually all the endemics
and regional specialities. as with other guides in this
series. This book also provides information on travel, accessibility,
location of species and when it is best to see them. There
are also suggested itineraries for birding holidays in Mexico.
Steve Howell co-authored "A Guide to the Birds of Mexico".
The Sibley Guide to Birds (Audubon
Society Nature Guides Ser.)
- David Sibley's new field guide to
the birds of North America renders all the existing guides
obsolete at one stroke. The book itself is beautifully produced
and crafted - the sort of book that gives pleasure just
in the handling of it. Covers many of the birds seen in
Recommended travel books for Guatemala:
- In the ADVENTURES IN NATURE series,
this 2nd revised edition gives expert advice on touring
with minimum impact on the environment. It focuses on the
natural history and intrinsic culture of the country. It
is fully illustrated with colour and black and white photographs,
maps and diagrams.