I saw some wildlife, especially quite a few butterflies, and quite a lot of plants that my guides identified. Together with the record number of birds I also saw a record total number of species in Belize.

Pictures of birds in Belize and other nature pages are separate:

Birds in Belize
Belize Bird Page
Nature Pages
Other Nature Pages

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Nature in Belize

Valley Black Rock Lodge
Valley at the Black Rock Lodge. (1081k)
Moon
Moon. (368k)

Flora in Belize

Coral Mushroom
Coral Mushroom. (1344k)
Mushrooms
Mushrooms. (1053k)
Mimosa pudica
Mimosa (Mimosa pudica, german: Mimose, french: Sensitive). (967k)
Rhynchospora nervosa
Star Sedge (Rhynchospora nervosa, german: Schnabelriede). (997k)
Ipomoea purpurea
Common Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea, german: Purpur-Prunkwinde, french: Liseron pourpre), center, and flowers of Mimosa (Mimosa pudica, german: Mimose, french: Sensitive), right. (1.9M)
Nymphoides indica
Water Snowflake (Nymphoides indica). (956k)
Pontederia crassipes
Water Hyacinth (Pontederia crassipes, german: Dickstielige Wasserhyazinthe, french: Jacinthe d'eau). (829k)
Nymphaea ampla
Dotleaf Water Lily (Nymphaea ampla, french: Lotus blanc). (687k)
Heliconia psittacorum
Parakeetflower (Heliconia psittacorum). (733k)
Heliconia psittacorum
Parakeetflower (Heliconia psittacorum). (653k)
Prosthechea cochleata
Black Orchid (Prosthechea cochleata), national flower of Belize. (745k)
Bromeliad
Bromeliad. (1.7M)
Tropical Mistletoe
Tropical mistletoe. (1301k)
Mimosa pigra
Giant Sensitive Tree (Mimosa pigra, french: Amourette). (993k)
Tree Kind Cactus Growing
Tree with some kind of cactus growing on it. (1.9M)
Monstera deliciosa
Swiss Cheese Plant (Monstera deliciosa, german: Köstliches Fensterblatt, french: Faux philodendron). (1.5M)
Gliricidia sepium
Mexican Lilac (Gliricidia sepium, french: Gliciridia aux Antilles françaises). (1.9M)
Morinda citrifolia
Indian Mulberry (Morinda citrifolia, german: Noni, french: Nono). (1319k)
Avicennia germinans
Black Mangrove (Avicennia germinans, german: Schwarze Mangrove, french: Bois de mèche). (2M)
Chamaedorea tepejilote
Pacaya Palm (Chamaedorea tepejilote). (1.8M)
Cryosophila stauracantha
Give-and-take Palm (Cryosophila stauracantha). (2M)
Attalea cohune
Cohune Palm (Attalea cohune). (1.7M)
Strangler Fig
Strangler Fig. (1.9M)
Delonix regia
Flamboyant Tree (Delonix regia, german: Flammenbaum, french: Flamboyant). (1448k)
Metopium brownei
Black Poisonwood (Metopium brownei). (1.9M)
Pinus caribaea
Caribbean Pine (Pinus caribaea, german: Karibische Kiefer, french: Pin caraïbe). (892k)
Ficus maxima
Fig Tree (Ficus maxima). (1430k)
Cecropia peltata
Trumpet Tree (Cecropia peltata, french: Coulequin). (1.7M)
Pimenta dioica
Allspice (Pimenta dioica, german: Piment, french: Piment de la Jamaïque). (1.6M)
Enterolobium cyclocarpum
Guanacaste (Enterolobium cyclocarpum, french: Guanacaste). (1.5M)
Protium copal
Copal Tree (Protium copal). (1.7M)
Copal Resin Used Incense
Copal resin, used as incense. (1477k)
Bursera simaruba
Gumbo Limbo (Bursera simaruba, german: Weißgummibaum, french: Gommier rouge). Comically called Tourist Tree because of the red, peeling skin. (1.9M)
Swietenia macrophylla
Honduran Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla, german: Amerikanisches Mahagoni, french: Acajou du Honduras). (1168k)
Guazuma ulmifolia
Bay Cedar (Guazuma ulmifolia). (1.8M)
Cedrela odorata
Spanish Cedar (Cedrela odorata, german: Westindische Zedrele, french: Acajou amer). (1363k)
Ceiba pentandra
Kapok Tree (Ceiba pentandra, german: Kapokbaum, french: Arbre à kapok). (1.6M)

Fauna in Belize

Ants Nest
Ants nest. (955k)
Termite Nest
Termite Nest. (1.5M)
Nasutitermes sp.
Nozzle-headed Termites (Nasutitermes sp.). (1285k)
Leafcutter Ant Colony
Leafcutter ant colony. (1.9M)
Centipede
Centipede. (1059k)
Wolf Spider
Wolf Spider. (1391k)
Wolf Spider
Wolf Spider. (998k)
Amblypygi fam.
Tailless Whip Scorpion (Amblypygi fam., german: Geißelspinnen, french: Amblypyges). (1.6M)
Hamadryas feronia feronia
Variable Cracker ssp. feronia (Hamadryas feronia feronia, french: Craqueur variable). (1433k)
Anartia fatima
Banded Peacock (Anartia fatima). (752k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (1.5M)
Dryadula phaetusa
Banded Orange Heliconian (Dryadula phaetusa). (817k)
Euptoieta hegesia
Mexican Fritillary (Euptoieta hegesia). (495k)
Myscelia ethusa
Mexican Bluewing (Myscelia ethusa). (914k)
Dryas iulia moderata
Julia Heliconian (Dryas iulia moderata, french: Flambeau). (616k)
Anartia fatima
Very tattered Banded Peacock (Anartia fatima). (670k)
Eueides isabella
Isabella's Longwing (Eueides isabella). (761k)
Heliconius charithonia
Zebra Longwing (Heliconius charithonia, german: Zebrafalter). (654k)
Siproeta stelenes
Malachite (Siproeta stelenes, german: Malachitfalter, french: Malachite). (1073k)
Biblis hyperia aganisa
Red Rim ssp. aganisa (Biblis hyperia aganisa, french: Bande rouge). (1011k)
Heliconius hecale
Tiger Longwing (Heliconius hecale). (855k)
Papilio thoas
Thoas Swallowtail (Papilio thoas, german: Königs-Schwalbenschwanz, french: Voilier géant). (840k)
Morpho menelaus
Menelaus Blue Morpho (Morpho menelaus, french: Morpho bleu) with folded-up wings in center. (846k)
Caligo sp.
Owl Butterfly (Caligo sp., german: Bananenfalter, french: Papillons-hiboux). (778k)
Apple Snails
Apple snails. (1043k)
Tliltocatl vagans
Mexican Red-rumped Tarantula (Tliltocatl vagans, german: Schwarzrote Vogelspinne). (1347k)
Lithobates brownorum
Brown's Leopard Frog (Lithobates brownorum). (1250k)
Incilius valliceps
Gulf Coast Toad (Incilius valliceps). (880k)
Rhinella horribilis
Giant Toad (Rhinella horribilis). (863k)
Basiliscus vittatus
Brown Basilisk (Basiliscus vittatus, french: Basilic brun). (886k)
Basiliscus vittatus
Brown Basilisk (Basiliscus vittatus, french: Basilic brun). (1105k)
Five Box Turtles White-lipped
Five box turtles and a White-lipped Mud Turtle. (1184k)
Kinosternon leucostomum
White-lipped Mud Turtle (Kinosternon leucostomum). (918k)
Ctenosaura similis
Female Black Spiny-tailed Iguana (Ctenosaura similis, german: Gemeiner Schwarzleguan, french: Iguane à queue épineuse noire). (1.6M)
Ctenosaura similis
Male Black Spiny-tailed Iguana (Ctenosaura similis, german: Gemeiner Schwarzleguan, french: Iguane à queue épineuse noire). (998k)
Ctenosaura similis
Juvenile Black Spiny-tailed Iguana (Ctenosaura similis, german: Gemeiner Schwarzleguan, french: Iguane à queue épineuse noire). (1.6M)
Iguana iguana
Male Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert). (1.7M)
Iguana iguana
Male Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert). (1199k)
Crotalus tzabcan
Yucatán Neotropical Rattlesnake (Crotalus tzabcan, german: Klapperschlangen). (1360k)
Bat
Bat. (825k)
Bats
Bats. (1.5M)
Bat
Bat. (938k)
Didelphis marsupialis
Southern Opossum (Didelphis marsupialis, german: Graue Vieraugenbeutelratte, french: Opossum gris à quatre yeux). (824k)
Urocyon cinereoargenteus
Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus, german: Graufuchs, french: Renard gris). (878k)
Alouatta pigra
Yucatán Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra, german: Guatemala-Brüllaffe, french: Hurleur du Guatemala). (1001k)
Odocoileus virginianus
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus, german: Weißwedelhirsch, french: Cerf de Virginie). (1009k)
Crocodylus moreletii
Morelet's Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii, german: Beulenkrokodil, french: Crocodile de Morelet). (1.8M)
Crocodylus moreletii
Morelet's Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii, german: Beulenkrokodil, french: Crocodile de Morelet). (868k)

Fauna Movies

Alouatta pigra
Howling Yucatán Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra, german: Guatemala-Brüllaffe, french: Hurleur du Guatemala). (215.9M)
Crotalus tzabcan
Yucatán Neotropical Rattlesnake (Crotalus tzabcan, german: Klapperschlangen). (124M)
Swarming Army Ants
Swarming army ants. (136.6M)

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