Once again, Guatemala gained the opportunity to participate in the British Birdwatching Fair, the biggest birdwatching fair in the world and it takes place every august  in  Rutland, United Kingdom.

This is the sixth participation of Guatemala in this event and is  the sixth time that the Birdwatching Round Table participates.

The vicepresident of the Birdwatching Round Table, Marco Centeno will represent the institution  and Guatemala at the fair. His  participation wouldn't have been possible without the collaboration of:



One of the most recommended tour operators that has been working with birdwatching tourism since 2004. If you are planning to visit Guatemala and you want to experience its cultural and natural heritage from a sustainable perspective, Operador Latino is your best choice. Click here for more information



Molino Helvetia  Reserve is located in the oak-pine forests  of the Guatemalan Highlands where you will be able to watch mountain birds within a mystic and unique  atmosphere  from the Tecpan mountain range. It's a place where culture and nature gather in one point creating an amazing melting pot of different elements. Click here for more information.





If you want to see the resplendent quetzal in its most natural habitat and you want to enjoy other services such as coffee and tea tours, Los Andes private natural reserve  is the ideal place.  Located on the slopes pf Atitlan volcano, the reserve is home of endemic regional  species which you will never find in any other place in the world.

The reserve is an area where agricultural production, human development, and environmental conservation, meet . Click here for more information.




Tarrales  is one of the most important sites for birdwatching in Guatemala. Here you will find numerous species of birds and a great diversity of ecosystems that will make you feel the esence of the Guatemalan Highlands. Besides, you will find unique species  in the world that you will never find in any other place such as the Horned Guan.Click here for more information.










Birdwatching Round Table


Guatemala has participated in the British Birdwatching Fair UK in 2011. During this event, Guatemala had an outsanding performance which placed Guatemala  as a top and important destiny among birdwatchers all over the world.

In its first day, the stand was visited by more than 1,200 people interested in knowing different natural areas for birding. Over the years, Guatemala has caused great interest due to its endemic species and touristic destinies with great potential within this segment.

Tour operators and international wholesales that visited  the stand expressed their admiration for the logistics and managment for the conservation of protected areas and the strategic alliances  from both goverment and private insitutions  that have gathered efforts for the conservation of species and their awareness

Guatemala earned 3 awards at the Birdfair UK

  • Best overseas Stand
  • Best of show Stand
  • Best Tourism Stand


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Promotion of Memberships

The Birdwathcing Round Table invites you to be part of it  getting numerous benefits. Working with us will make accomplish our mission of making birdwatching activities to strengthen  Guatemala's position both locally and globally as a top site in birdwatching.

We invite you to be part of it!

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Birdwatching in Guatemala

Welcome to Guatemala's Birdwatching Portal

A small country in Central America, Guatemala, stands out at a worldwide level for its extraordinaire biological diversity and its wide variety of beautiful landscapes. In only 108,000 km2 there are over 700 bird species. In a few weeks, a birdwatcher may identify more than 300 species in a fabulous trip that goes from the humid cloud forests to desert-like lands, visiting at the same time its incredible archaeological and cultural legacy. Guatemala has a high diversity of regional endemics that belong to 4 main regions of endemism.



Birdwatching Tourism Round Table Books

We invite you to acquire the material and books that the Birdwatching Tourism Round Table is promoting.  This material contains numerous data and valuable information of the birdwatching activities and sites in Guatemala. It also contains information of the most common ecosystems and biomes in which the birding activities are developed.

Since its creation in 2004,   the Birdwatching Tourism Round Table has been working in the elaboration and generation   of material and information about the potential sites to develop birdwatching and the activities that it implies. It has also been working in generating the technical and scientific information regarding birds of Guatemala and their habitat.