Wildlife photography by Knut Eisermann

Pink-headed Warbler by Knut Eisermann
Pink-headed Warbler Cardellina versicolor, endemic to the highlands of Guatemala and the neighboring Mexican state of Chiapas.
Wine-throated Hummingbird by Knut Eisermann
Wine-throated Hummingbird Atthis ellioti, endemic to the highlands of northern Central America and southern Mexico.

Pink flash of Wine-throated Hummingbird Atthis ellioti in the highlands of Guatemala

Horned Guan by Knut Eisermann
Horned Guan Oreophasis derbianus, endemic to the highlands of Guatemala and the neighboring Mexican state of Chiapas.
Fuego volcano by Knut Eisermann
Fuego volcano is one of the most active cones in Guatemala.
Belted Flycatcher by Knut Eisermann
Belted Flycatcher Xenotriccus callizonus, endemic to the highlands of northern Central America and southern Mexico.
Goldman's Warbler by Knut Eisermann
Goldman's Warbler Setophaga goldmani, a resident form of Yellow-rumped Warbler, enemdic to the highlands of Guatemala and the neighboring Mexican state of Chiapas.
Fan-tailed Warbler by Knut Eisermann
Fan-tailed Warbler Basileuterus lachrymosus in the highlands of Guatemala.
White-collared Swift by Knut Eisermann
White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris in the highlands of Guatemala.
Unspotted Saw-whet Owl by Knut Eisermann
Unspotted Saw-whet Owl Aegolius ridgwayi in the highlands of Guatemala.
Amethyst-throated Hummingbird by Knut Eisermann
Amethyst-throated Hummingbird Lampornis amethystinus in the highlands of Guatemala.
Green-throated Mountain-gem by Knut Eisermann
Green-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis viridipallens in the highlands of Guatemala.
Garnet-throated Hummingbird by Knut Eisermann
Garnet-throated Hummingbird Lamprolaima rhami in the highlands of Guatemala.
Azure-crowned Hummingbird by Knut Eisermann
Azure-crowned Hummingbird Amazilia cyanocephala in the highlands of Guatemala.
juvenile Resplendent Quetzal by Knut Eisermann
Juvenile Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno at the nest entrance in a Guatemalan cloud forest.
Galapagos Shearwater by Knut Eisermann
Galapagos Shearwater Puffinus subalaris off the Guatemalan Pacific coast.
Fulvous Owl by Knut Eisermann
Juvenile Fulvous Owl Strix fulvescens in the highlands of Guatemala.
Juvenile Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl by Knut Eisermann
Juvenile Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium cobanense in the highlands of Guatemala.
Stygian Owl by Knut Eisermann
Stygian Owl Asio stygius in the highlands of Guatemala.
Bearded Screech-Owl by Knut Eisermann
Rufous morph female Bearded Screech-Owl Megascops barbarus in the highlands of Guatemala.
Black-capped Siskin by Knut Eisermann
Black-capped Siskin Spinus atriceps, endemic to the highlands of Guatemala and the neighboring Mexican state of Chiapas.
Chestnut-sided Shrike-Vireo by Knut Eisermann
Chestnut-sided Shrike-Vireo Vireolanius melitophrys in the highlands of Guatemala.
Buff-collared Nightjar by Knut Eisermann
Buff-collared Nightjar Antrostomus ridgwayi in an arid interior valley of Guatemala.
Baird's Tapir by Knut Eisermann
Baird's Tapir Tapirus bairdii in the lowlands of of Guatemala.
Red Brocket Deer by Knut Eisermann
Red Brocket Deer Mazama americana in the highlands of of Guatemala.
Buff-crowned Wood-Partridge by Knut Eisermann
Buff-crowned Wood-Partridge Dendrortyx leucophrys in the highlands of Guatemala.
Maroon-chested Ground-Dove by Knut Eisermann
Maroon-chested Ground-Dove Claravis mondetoura in the highlands of Guatemala.
Azure-rumped Tanager by Knut Eisermann
Azure-rumped Tanager Tangara cabanisi in the highlands of Guatemala.
Yucatan Poorwill by Knut Eisermann
Yucatan Poorwill Nyctiphrynus yucatanicus in the lowlands of Guatemala.
Highland Guan by Knut Eisermann
Highland Guan Penelopina nigra, endemic to the highlands of northern Central America and southern Mexico.
Keel-billed Toucan by Knut Eisermann
Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus in the lowlands of Guatemala.
Dawn over a cloudforest in Guatemala by Knut Eisermann
Dawn over a cloudforest in the highlands of Guatemala.

Published photographs

Some of my photographs were published in the following books:

  • Sánchez-Herrera, O., Solano-Zavaleta, I., Rivera-Téllez, E. (2017) Guía de Identificación de los Dragoncitos (lagartijas arborícolas, Abronia spp.) regulados por la CITES (PDF Navegable). CONABIO. México.
  • Clark, W. S. & N. J. Schmitt (2016) Raptors of Mexico and Central America. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, USA. ISBN 9780691116495
  • Taylor, M. (2016) Owls: a guide to every species in the world. Harper Collins, New York. ISBN 9780062413888
  • Weidensaul, S. (2015) Peterson reference guide to owls of North America and the Caribbean. Houghton Mifflin, New York. ISBN 9780547840031
  • Mingeroet, A. V. (2015) Lucherini del mondo. Alcedo, Italia.
  • Fogden, M., M. Taylor & S. L. Williamson (2014) Hummingbirds: A life-size guide to every species. Ivy Press, East Sussex, UK . ISBN 9781782400899
  • Hirschfeld, E., A. Swash & R. Still (2013) The world's rarest birds. Princeton University Press. ISBN 9780691155968
  • Mikkola, H. (2012) Owls of the world, a photographic guide. Firefly Books, Buffalo, NY. ISBN 9781770851368
  • Duncan, J. (2013) The complete book of North American owls. Thunder Bay Press. ISBN 9781607107262
  • del Hoyo, J., A. Elliott & D. A. Christie (2011) Handbook of the birds of the world. Vol. 16: tanagers to New World blackbirds. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 9788496553781
  • Ottaviani, M. (2011) Monographie des Fringilles (Carduélinés) - Histoire naturelle et photographies, volume 2, 286 pages. Editions Prin, Ingré, France. ISBN 9782909136349
  • Woods, M. & M. B. Woods (2009) Seven natural wonders of Central and South America. Twenty First Century Books, Lerner Publishing Group, Inc., Minneapolis, MN. ISBN 9780822590705
  • Ottaviani, M. (2008) Monographie des Fringilles (Fringillinés - carduélinés) - Histoire naturelle et photographies, volume 1, 488 pages. Editions Prin, Ingré, France. ISBN 2909136205
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