Resources in Spanish for Latin America & the Caribbean

The Mexican organization CONABIO (Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad) has shared these useful resources with us! Check them out to see if they can help you in your activities:

Common Birds in Mexico City and its Surroundings: Free Field Guide!

This easy-to-use field guide for Mexico City and its surroundings is small enough to carry in your pocket!  It contains bird drawings, useful information about birds, and cool facts. You can download this guide by clicking on its image on the left.

AVESMX: A Digital Network about Birds of Mexico

This website (only in Spanish) is all about the birds of Mexico. It is updated by CONABIO and its partners and contains excellent information about bird species in Mexico. In addition, you will find population trends and information on conservation status.

Resources on Hummingbirds

Check out this bilingual book on hummingbirds by María del Coro Arizmendi and Humberto Berlanga, available to download by clicking on the image to the right.

This book is a great guide to learning about hummingbirds. The book discusses hummingbird anatomy, feeding, reproduction, migration, ecological significance, and so much more. Hummingbirds of Mexico and North America is a bilingual Spanish-English book that you can download here for free, thanks to the support from CONABIO and UNAM in Mexico!

(Photo © CONABIO)

The Complete list of Mexican Bird Species and their Common Names

Explore the most current list of Mexican Bird Species and their common names in Spanish! You can check it out and download it by clicking on the image to the left.