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Jesse Fagan & Oliver Komar. Illustrated by Robert Dean & Peter Burke. Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Northern Central America. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Forthcoming November 2016). Covers Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador & Honduras. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
iJET Weekly Travel Intelligence Report - Belize. (PDF download from US
H. Lee Jones. Birds of Belize. 444 pages. WorldTwitch 2003 Best Bird Book - Central America. 56 color plates by Dana Gardner. View sample plates on Dana's website. University of Texas Press & Christopher Helm 2003. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Steve N.G. Howell & Sophie Webb. A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America. Oxford University Press, 1995. Excellent guide, but some dubious taxonomy. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Birds of Mexico and Central America (Princeton Illustrated Checklists) by Ber van Perlo. Princeton University Press.Ber van Perlo. Birds of Mexico and Central America. The color plates in this illustrated checklist are excellent and at least comparable in quality to the illustrations in Perlo's Birds of Western Africa. This small paperback can be carried at times and in places where birders might leave behind more detailed but heavier guides. (2006). 336 pages. 98 color plates illustrating more than 1,500 species. Princeton University Press: US | CA || HarperCollins: US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Jan C. Meerman. Lepidoptera of Belize. Tropical Lepidoptera, volume 10. 1. Butterflies. 2. Emperor Moths and Hawk Moths. 61 pages. Available from ATL Books. Records of 85 additional butterfly species presented by John A. Shuey et al., New Additions to the Butterfly Fauna of Belize. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 59(2):83-88 (July 2005).
Nigel Wheatley & David Brewer. Where to Watch Birds in Central America, Mexico & the Caribbean. 436 pages. Helm & Princeton University Press. 2002. Pages 54-72 cover the major birding sites in Belize, with directions and species lists. US | UK
H. Lee Jones & A.C. Vallely. Annotated Checklist of the Birds of Belize. Includes 566 species. 72 pages. Lynx Edicions 2001. UK
James Beveridge. A Birdwatching Guide to Belize. Forthcoming. Arlequin Press (UK).
Dale Delaney. Bird Songs of Belize, Guatemala and Mexico. Cassette tape. Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, 1992.
Fiona A. Reid. A Field Guide to the Mammals of Central America & Southeast Mexico. 334 pages. 48 fine color plates. Oxford U. Press. 1997. US | UK
Fiona A. Reid. Pocket Field Guide: Mammals of Belize. 28 pages. Similar to the Guide to the Mammals of Iwokrama, Guyana. Hopscotch Interactive Guides-on-Demand, 2001. US
Alan Rabinowitz. Jaguar: One man's struggle to establish the world's first Jaguar reserve. Island Press reprint, 2000. US | UK
Julian C. Lee. A Field Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of the Maya World: The Lowlands of Mexico, Northern Guatemala & Belize. Cornell University Press, 2000. 448 pages. US | UK
Peter J. Stafford & John R. Meyer. A Guide to the Reptiles of Belize. 327 pages. Academic Press 1999. US | UK
Jonathan A. Campbell. Amphibians and Reptiles of Northern Guatemala, the Yucatán, and Belize. 400 pages. University of Oklahoma Press 1999. US | UK
David W. Greenfield and Jamie E. Thompson. Fishes of the Continental Waters of Belize. 368 pages. University of Florida Press 1997. US | UK
Steven B. Reichling. A Guide to the Tarantulas of Belize. Details (pdf). 148 pages. Kreiger Publishing 2003. US | UK
I. MacLeish, N.R. Pearce & B.R. Adams. Native Orchids of Belize. Describes all the orchid species recorded in Belize. 340 pages. More than 200 color photos & 100 line drawings. A.A. Balkema Publishers 1995. US | UK
O. Ames & D.S. Correll. Orchids of Guatemala and Belize. 800 pages. 204 black-and-white illustrations. Dover reprint 1985. (Originally issued in three parts, 1952-1965.) US | UK
Les Beletsky. Belize & Northern Guatemala: Ecotravellers' wildlife guide. Academic Press, 1998. US | UK
Carol O'Donnell. Adventure Guide to Belize. 400 pages. Hunter. 5th ed. 2002. US | UK
Richard Mahler. Belize: Adventures in Nature. Avalon, 2d ed. 1999. US | UK
Eric Hoffman. Adventuring in Belize. (Sierra Club Guide). Sierra Club, 1994. US
Peter Eltringham. Belize: The Rough Guide. 2d ed. 2001. US | UK
Jack Joyce. Belize: An international travel map. 4th ed. 1998. US | UK
Chicki Mallan & Patti Lange. Belize Handbook. Moon, 5th ed. 2001. US | UK
Harry S. Pariser. Explore Belize. Hunter, 4th ed. 1998. US | UK
John Noble. Lonely Planet Belize. 236 pages. 2d edition 2005. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Conner Gorry, Danny Palmerlee & Lucas Vidgen. Lonely Planet: Guatemala, Belize & Yucatán. 5th ed. 2004. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Mark Webster. Lonely Planet: Diving & Snorkeling Belize. 144 pages. 3d ed. 2002. US | UK
Roberto Rinaldi. The Belize and Honduras Dive Guide. 168 pages. Abbeville Press, 2002. US | UK
Lan Sluder. "Belize First" Guide to Mainland Belize. Equator, 2000. By the owner of Belize First magazine. US
Lan Sluder. San Pedro Cool: The Guide to Ambergris Caye, Belize. 112 pages. Equator, 2002. US
Lan Sluder. Adapter Kit: Belize. Living, retiring & investing in Belize. Avalon, 2001. US | UK
Catherine O'Neal. Hidden Belize. Ulysses Press. 2d ed. 2001. US | UK
Paul Glassman. Belize Guide. Simon & Schuster. 11th ed. November 2003. US | UK
Alex Bradbury. Belize: The Bradt Travel Guide. 3d ed., 2000. US | UK
Meb Cutlack. Belize: Ecotourism in action. Macmillan Caribbean. 2d ed. 2001. US | UK
Ronald Wright. Time Among the Maya: Travels in Belize, Guatemala & Mexico. 464 pages. Grove Press 2000. US | UK
Joyce Kelly. An Archaeological Guide to Northern Central America: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras & El Salvador. 352 pages. U. of Oklahoma Press 1996. US | UK
William M. Ferguson & Richard E.W. Adams. Mesoamerica's Ancient Cities. 296 pages. U. of New Mexico Press. Revised edition 2001. US | UK
Marilyn A. Masson. In the Realm of Nachan Kan: Postclassic Maya archaeology at Laguna de On, Belize. 280 pages. U. of Colorado Press. 2001. US | UK
Maya Atlas. The struggle to preserve Maya land in southern Belize. Toledo Maya Cultural Council. 150 pages. North Atlantic Books 1997. US | UK
Anne-Michelle Marsden. Photos by Eric Leupold. The Living Maya: The Mopan & Q'eqchi' of the Toledo District, Belize. 543 pages. CD-ROM. See the author's website for details. MayaViewkeeper, 2001. US

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