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Map of Pucon, Chile

Map of Pucon, Chile

Great Grebe (Podiceps major)

Tourist town on the lake.


Chile 2020

12/12/2020: After getting rained on all day, we drove out, on a bad road, to the river mouth feeding Lago Villarica. We arrived to the empty beach, but per the usual, we were about 30 minutes ahead of the locals who started showing up in droves.


Previous Visit (Parque Nacional Huerqueque: 12/11/2020)
Next Visit (Santuario Cani: 12/13/2020)

Species Recorded (20)

Birds ( 20 )

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Great Grebe - Podiceps major

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura
Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Chimango Caracara - Daptrius chimango

New World Quail ( Odontophoridae )
California Quail - Callipepla californica

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Red-gartered Coot - Fulica armillata

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Southern Lapwing - Vanellus chilensis

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Brown-hooded Gull - Chroicocephalus maculipennis
Kelp Gull - Larus dominicanus

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Black-winged Ground Dove - Metriopelia melanoptera

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Austral Parakeet - Enicognathus ferrugineus

Ovenbirds ( Furnariidae )
Dark-bellied Cinclodes - Cinclodes patagonicus

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
White-crested Elaenia - Elaenia albiceps
Austral Negrito - Lessonia rufa

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Blue-and-white Swallow - Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
Chilean Swallow - Tachycineta leucopyga

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Austral Thrush - Turdus falcklandii

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Shiny Cowbird - Molothrus bonariensis

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus


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