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 and find out if they can help you in your activities:

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

(Photo © CONABIO)
If you are in Mexico City or its surroundings, and you would like to have a field guide you can carry in your pocket, this easy to use field guide contains bird drawings, useful information about birds, and cool facts. You can download this bird guide by clicking on the image on the right:

AVESMX: A Digital Network about Birds of Mexico

This website in Spanish is all about the birds of Mexico. It is updated by CONABIO and its partners; it contains excellent information about bird species in Mexico. In addition, you will find population trends, and information onconservation status. Explore this site full of interesting information by clicking on AVESMX: La Red de Conocimiento sobre las Aves de México (only in Spanish).

Resources on Hummingbirds

Check out this bilingual book on hummingbirds by María del Coro Arizmendi and Humberto Berlanga! You can download it by clicking on the link below.

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.

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 below:

(Photo © CONABIO)