Tikal, Guatemala is the site of the Mayan temples and pyramids; among the natural finds is a rich birdlife. This book is a field guide to the nearly 300 species of birds known to live in the Tikal area and extends its coverage throughout the Peten, of which Tikal is just a part. Characteristic calls, coloring, bills, eyes, legs are noted. Illustrated, largely in color by Wayne Trimm of the New York State Department of Conservation, and in black-and-white. A Natural History Press Book.