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Protected/registered status 
Best Time for visit (27-8th December, 2004)


Birding Site Guide

I climbed Volcan Toliman from the town of San Lucas Toliman on the southern edge of Lake Atitlan. San Lucas was reached from Panajachel by local bus in about an hour. San Lucas has many places to stay and eat and the locals were very friendly. I attempted to climb. 

Species seen

  • Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  • Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  • Highland Guan Penelopina nigra NT
  • Horned Guan Oreophasis derbianus EN
  • Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata
  • White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
  • White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi
  • Green Violet-ear Colibri thalassinus
  • White-eared Hummingbird Hylocharis leucotis
  • Amethyst-throated Hummingbird Lampornis amethystinus
  • Green-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis viridipallens
  • Wine-throated Hummingbird Atthis ellioti
  • Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  • Golden-olive Woodpecker Piculus rubiginosus
  • Tufted Flycatcher Mitrephanes phaeocercus
  • Dusky-capped Flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer
  • Rose-throated Becard Pachyramphus aglaiae
  • Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  • Gray Silky-flycatcher Ptilogonys cinereus
  • Band-backed Wren Campylorhynchus zonatus
  • Brown-backed Solitaire Myadestes occidentalis
  • Mountain Robin Turdus plebejus
  • Rufous-collared Robin Turdus rufitorques
  • Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyaneus
  • Black-throated Jay Cyanolyca pumilo
  • Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  • Olive Warbler Peucedramus taeniatus
  • Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina
  • Crescent-chested Warbler Parula superciliosa
  • Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens
  • Townsend's Warbler Dendroica townsendi
  • Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla
  • Slate-throated Redstart Myioborus miniatus
  • Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
  • Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana
  • Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  • Bronzed Cowbird Molothrus aeneus
  • Black-headed Siskin Carduelis notata
  • House Sparrow Passer domesticus Intro

Other Fauna 
A total of -- species of mammals. 

There are -- recorded species of amphibians and reptiles. 


Author: Charles Hesse