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Tierra del Fuego National Park, Argentina (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Tierra del Fuego National Park, Argentina

Map of Tierra del Fuego National Park, Argentina

Crested Duck (Lophonetta  specularioides) Austral Thrush (Turdus falcklandii) Upland Goose (Chloephaga picta) - Male Upland Goose (Chloephaga picta) - Female Ashy-headed Goose (Chloephaga poliocephala) Chimango Caracara (Milvago chimango)

A forested area surrounded by fjords just west of Ushuaia.


Antarctica and Argentina

12/10/2021: The final day of our trip to Antarctica involved leaving the boat at 7:30 in the morning. Somehow, we found ourselves at the airport. So, I arranged a taxi to take us to the nearby national park.

Previous Visit (Antarctica - Brown Bluff: 12/7/2021)
Next Visit (Ushuaia: 12/10/2021)


2/1/2005: A day trip by bus to go hiking in the park. The weather was chilly and cloudy with occasional light rain.

Next Visit (Ushuaia - Beagle Channel: 2/2/2005)

Species Recorded (34)

Birds ( 33 )

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Great Grebe - Podiceps major

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Imperial Cormorant - Leucocarbo atriceps
Magellanic Cormorant - Leucocarbo magellanicus

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Black-faced Ibis - Theristicus melanopis

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Upland Goose - Chloephaga picta
Ashy-headed Goose - Chloephaga poliocephala
Black-necked Swan - Cygnus melancoryphus
Crested Duck - Lophonetta specularioides
Rosy-billed Pochard - Netta peposaca
Flightless Steamer-Duck - Tachyeres pteneres

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Andean Condor - Vultur gryphus

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Crested Caracara - Caracara plancus
Chimango Caracara - Daptrius chimango

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Southern Lapwing - Vanellus chilensis

Oystercatchers ( Haematopodidae )
Blackish Oystercatcher - Haematopus ater
Magellanic Oystercatcher - Haematopus leucopodus

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Kelp Gull - Larus dominicanus
Dolphin Gull - Leucophaeus scoresbii
South American Tern - Sterna hirundinacea

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Austral Parakeet - Enicognathus ferrugineus

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Magellanic Woodpecker - Campephilus magellanicus

Ovenbirds ( Furnariidae )
Thorn-tailed Rayadito - Aphrastura spinicauda
Gray-flanked Cinclodes - Cinclodes oustaleti
White-throated Treerunner - Pygarrhichas albogularis

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
White-crested Elaenia - Elaenia albiceps
Fire-eyed Diucon - Pyrope pyrope

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Chilean Swallow - Tachycineta leucopyga

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Austral Thrush - Turdus falcklandii

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Patagonian Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus patagonicus

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Rufous-collared Sparrow - Zonotrichia capensis

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Austral Blackbird - Curaeus curaeus
Black-chinned Siskin - Spinus barbatus


South America


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