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Chile 2020: 12/10/2020 - 12/25/2020 (Center on Map)

Chile 2020

Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus)



Total Solar Eclipse, through light clouds. Christmas Star
Many-colored Rush-Tyrant (Tachuris rubrigastra) Magellanic Woodpecker (Campephilus magellanicus) - Female Bairds Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii) Chilean Cicada (Tettigades limbata) Yellow-billed Pintail (Anas georgica) - In Flight Buff-winged Cinclodes (Cinclodes fuscus)
Gray-breasted Seedsnipe (Thinocorus orbignyianus) - Male Magellanic Woodpecker (Campephilus magellanicus) - Male Creamy-rumped Miner (Geositta isabellina) Euathlus Tarantula (Euathlus ssp) Franklins Gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan) Blue-Green Smooth-throated Lizard (Liolaemus tenuis)
White-browed Ground-Tyrant (Muscisaxicola albilora) Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) Yellow-billed Pintail (Anas georgica) Brown-hooded Gull (Chroicocephalus maculipennis) - Breeding Tufted Tit-Tyrant (Anairetes parulus) Creamy-rumped Miner (Geositta isabellina)
Diademed Sandpiper-Plover (Phegornis mitchellii) Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis) Rufous-tailed Plantcutter (Phytotoma rara) Gray-hooded Sierra-Finch (Phrygilus gayi) Black Horse Fly (Scaptia lata) White-crested Elaenia (Elaenia albiceps)

This was a last minute trip to Chile after they opened their borders just prior to the 2020 solar eclipse.

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Species Recorded (145)

Birds ( 135 )

Shoebill ( Balaenicipitidae )
Peruvian Pelican - Pelecanus thagus

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Great Grebe - Podiceps major
Silvery Grebe - Podiceps occipitalis
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps
White-tufted Grebe - Rollandia rolland

Shearwaters and Petrels ( Procellariidae )
Pink-footed Shearwater - Ardenna creatopus
Sooty Shearwater - Ardenna grisea

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Neotropic Cormorant - Nannopterum brasilianum
Red-legged Cormorant - Poikilocarbo gaimardi

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Cocoi Heron - Ardea cocoi
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax

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

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Yellow-Billed Teal - Anas flavirostris
Yellow-billed Pintail - Anas georgica
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Graylag Goose - Anser anser
Muscovy Duck - Cairina moschata
Upland Goose - Chloephaga picta
Ashy-headed Goose - Chloephaga poliocephala
Coscoroba Swan - Coscoroba coscoroba
Black-necked Swan - Cygnus melancoryphus
Crested Duck - Lophonetta specularioides
Chiloe Wigeon - Mareca sibilatrix
Torrent Duck - Merganetta armata
Andean Goose - Oressochen melanopterus
Lake Duck - Oxyura vittata
Cinnamon Teal - Spatula cyanoptera
Red Shoveler - Spatula platalea
Spectacled Duck - Speculanas specularis

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura
Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus
Andean Condor - Vultur gryphus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
White-throated Hawk - Buteo albigula
White-tailed Kite - Elanus leucurus
Variable Hawk - Geranoaetus polyosoma

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Crested Caracara - Caracara plancus
Chimango Caracara - Daptrius chimango
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius

New World Quail ( Odontophoridae )
California Quail - Callipepla californica

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Red-gartered Coot - Fulica armillata
White-winged Coot - Fulica leucoptera
Red-fronted Coot - Fulica rufifrons
Plumbeous Rail - Pardirallus sanguinolentus

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Collared Plover - Charadrius collaris
Diademed Sandpiper-Plover - Phegornis mitchellii
Southern Lapwing - Vanellus chilensis

Oystercatchers ( Haematopodidae )
American Oystercatcher - Haematopus palliatus

Stilts and Avocets ( Recurvirostridae )
Black-necked Stilt - Himantopus mexicanus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Sanderling - Calidris alba
Baird's Sandpiper - Calidris bairdii
Magellanic Snipe - Gallinago magellanica
Whimbrel - Numenius phaeopus
Wilson's Phalarope - Phalaropus tricolor
Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes
Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Brown-hooded Gull - Chroicocephalus maculipennis
Andean Gull - Chroicocephalus serranus
Kelp Gull - Larus dominicanus
Gray Gull - Leucophaeus modestus
Franklin's Gull - Leucophaeus pipixcan
Black Skimmer - Rynchops niger
Common Tern - Sterna hirundo
Elegant Tern - Thalasseus elegans

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Picui Ground-Dove - Columbina picui
Black-winged Ground Dove - Metriopelia melanoptera
Chilean Pigeon - Patagioenas araucana
Eared Dove - Zenaida auriculata

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Burrowing Parakeet - Cyanoliseus patagonus
Austral Parakeet - Enicognathus ferrugineus

Barn Owl and Grass-owls ( Tytonidae )
Barn Owl - Tyto alba

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
White-sided Hillstar - Oreotrochilus leucopleurus
Giant Hummingbird - Patagona gigas
Green-backed Firecrown - Sephanoides sephaniodes

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
Ringed Kingfisher - Megaceryle torquata

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Magellanic Woodpecker - Campephilus magellanicus
Striped Woodpecker - Dryobates lignarius

Ovenbirds ( Furnariidae )
Thorn-tailed Rayadito - Aphrastura spinicauda
Cordilleran Canastero - Asthenes modesta
Sharp-billed Canastero - Asthenes pyrrholeuca
Buff-winged Cinclodes - Cinclodes fuscus
Gray-flanked Cinclodes - Cinclodes oustaleti
Dark-bellied Cinclodes - Cinclodes patagonicus
Creamy-rumped Miner - Geositta isabellina
Rufous-banded Miner - Geositta rufipennis
Plain-mantled Tit-Spinetail - Leptasthenura aegithaloides
Dusky-tailed Canastero - Pseudasthenes humicola
White-throated Treerunner - Pygarrhichas albogularis
Scale-throated Earthcreeper - Upucerthia dumetaria

Tapaculo ( Rhinocryptidae )
Chestnut-throated Huet-huet - Pteroptochos castaneus
Moustached Turca - Pteroptochos megapodius
Black-throated Huet-huet - Pteroptochos tarnii
Chucao Tapaculo - Scelorchilus rubecula
Magellanic Tapaculo - Scytalopus magellanicus

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Great Shrike-Tyrant - Agriornis lividus
Black-billed Shrike-Tyrant - Agriornis montanus
Tufted Tit-Tyrant - Anairetes parulus
White-crested Elaenia - Elaenia albiceps
Spectacled Tyrant - Hymenops perspicillatus
Austral Negrito - Lessonia rufa
White-browed Ground-Tyrant - Muscisaxicola albilora
Cinereous Ground-Tyrant - Muscisaxicola cinereus
Ochre-naped Ground-Tyrant - Muscisaxicola flavinucha
Spot-billed Ground-Tyrant - Muscisaxicola maculirostris
Rufous-naped Ground-Tyrant - Muscisaxicola rufivertex
Rufous-tailed Plantcutter - Phytotoma rara
Fire-eyed Diucon - Pyrope pyrope
Many-colored Rush-Tyrant - Tachuris rubrigastra

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

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Grass Wren - Cistothorus platensis
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Austral Thrush - Turdus falcklandii

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Chilean Mockingbird - Mimus thenca

Wagtails and Pipits ( Motacillidae )
Correndera Pipit - Anthus correndera

( Thinocoridae )
Gray-breasted Seedsnipe - Thinocorus orbignyianus

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Plumbeous Sierra-Finch - Geospizopsis unicolor
Gray-hooded Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus gayi
Patagonian Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus patagonicus
Mourning Sierra-Finch - Rhopospina fruticeti
Greater Yellow-Finch - Sicalis auriventris
Grassland Yellow-Finch - Sicalis luteola

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

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Yellow-winged Blackbird - Agelasticus thilius
Long-tailed Meadowlark - Leistes loyca
Shiny Cowbird - Molothrus bonariensis

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Austral Blackbird - Curaeus curaeus
Common Diuca-Finch - Diuca diuca
Black-chinned Siskin - Spinus barbatus
Yellow-rumped Siskin - Spinus uropygialis

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

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