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Argentina: 2/1/2005 - 2/18/2005 (Center on Map)

Argentina

Fitz Roy, Laguna de los Tres



Beagle Channel, Tierra Del Fuego Perito Moreno Glacier, Parque National los Glaciares Fitz Roy, Laguna de los Tres Orchid, Parque National Los Glaciares Orchid, Parque National Los Glaciares
Cerro Torre, Parque National Los Glaciares Tacu Tacu Lizard, Cueva de los Manos Harry and Olga, Cueva de los Manos Hands, Cueva de los Manos Lion Lizard, Peninsula Valdez Punta Piramedes, Peninsula Valdez
Old Airplane Lion Lizard, Peninsula Valdez Cut Outs, Parque El Desafio Buenos Aires Street Buenos Aires Tango, Buenos Aires
Reserva Natural Costanera, Buenos Aires La Boca, Buenos Aires
Guanacos, Cueva de los Manos Chilean Skua, Beagle Channel South American Terns, Isla Pajaros Southern Sea Lions, Beagle Channel Kelp Geese, Tierra Del Fuego Brown-chinned Albatross, Beagle Channel
Cinereous Harrier, El Calafate Austral Pygmy Owl, Parque Los Glaciares Black-chested Buzzard-eagle, Juvenile Magellanic Penguins, Isla Pinguinos Rockhopper Penguins, Isla Pinguino Snowy Sheathbills, Isla Pinguinos
Red-legged Cormorant, Puerto Deseado Pichi, Peninsula Valdes Southern Elephant Seal, Peninsula Valdez Patagonian Mockingbird, Peninsula Valdez Commersons Dolphins, Puerto Rawson Chimango Caracara (Milvago chimango)

Three week trip to Patagonia. We flew from San Francisco to Buenos Aires. We flew from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia a couple of days later.

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Species Recorded (120)

Birds ( 111 )

Rheas ( Rheidae )
Lesser Rhea - Rhea pennata

Tinamous ( Tinamidae )
Elegant Crested-Tinamou - Eudromia elegans

Penguins ( Spheniscidae )
Rockhopper Penguin - Eudyptes chrysocome
Gentoo Penguin - Pygoscelis papua
Magellanic Penguin - Spheniscus magellanicus

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Great Grebe - Podiceps major
White-tufted Grebe - Rollandia rolland

Albatrosses ( Diomedeidae )
Black-browed Albatross - Thalassarche melanophris

Shearwaters and Petrels ( Procellariidae )
Sooty Shearwater - Ardenna grisea
Southern Giant-Petrel - Macronectes giganteus
Common Diving-Petrel - Pelecanoides urinatrix
White-chinned Petrel - Procellaria aequinoctialis

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Imperial Cormorant - Phalacrocorax atriceps
Neotropic Cormorant - Phalacrocorax brasilianus
Red-legged Cormorant - Phalacrocorax gaimardi
Magellan Cormorant - Phalacrocorax magellanicus

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Cocoi Heron - Ardea cocoi
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax
Whistling Heron - Syrigma sibilatrix

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Roseate Spoonbill - Platalea ajaja
Black-faced Ibis - Theristicus melanopis

Storks ( Ciconiidae )
Maguari Stork - Ciconia maguari

Flamingos ( Phoenicopteridae )
Chilean Flamingo - Phoenicopterus chilensis

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Yellow-Billed Teal - Anas flavirostris
Yellow-billed Pintail - Anas georgica
Red Shoveler - Anas platalea
Silver Teal - Anas versicolor
Kelp Goose - Chloephaga hybrida
Upland Goose - Chloephaga picta
Ashy-headed Goose - Chloephaga poliocephala
Coscoroba Swan - Coscoroba coscoroba
Black-necked Swan - Cygnus melancoryphus
White-faced Whistling-Duck - Dendrocygna viduata
Crested Duck - Lophonetta specularioides
Rosy-billed Pochard - Netta peposaca
Flying Steamer-Duck - Tachyeres patachonicus
Flightless Steamer-Duck - Tachyeres pteneres

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Andean Condor - Vultur gryphus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Cinereous Harrier - Circus cinereus
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle - Geranoaetus melanoleucus
Variable Hawk - Geranoaetus polyosoma
Roadside Hawk - Rupornis magnirostris

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Southern Caracara - Caracara plancus
Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus
Chimango Caracara - Milvago chimango

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
White-winged Coot - Fulica leucoptera

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Rufous-chested Dotterel - Charadrius modestus
Southern Lapwing - Vanellus chilensis

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

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

Jacanas ( Jacanidae )
Wattled Jacana - Jacana jacana

Sheathbills ( Chionididae )
Snowy Sheathbill - Chionis albus

Jaegers and Skuas ( Stercorariidae )
Brown Skua - Stercorarius antarcticus
Chilean Skua - Stercorarius chilensis

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Brown-hooded Gull - Chroicocephalus maculipennis
Kelp Gull - Larus dominicanus
Dolphin Gull - Leucophaeus scoresbii
South American Tern - Sterna hirundinacea
Royal Tern - Thalasseus maximus
Sandwich Tern - Thalasseus sandvicensis

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Picui Ground-Dove - Columbina picui
White-tipped Dove - Leptotila verreauxi
Picazuro Pigeon - Patagioenas picazuro
Eared Dove - Zenaida auriculata

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

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Austral Pygmy-Owl - Glaucidium nana

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Glittering-throated Emerald - Amazilia fimbriata

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Magellanic Woodpecker - Campephilus magellanicus
Green-barred Woodpecker - Colaptes melanochloros
Chilean Flicker - Colaptes pitius

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

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Black-billed Shrike-Tyrant - Agriornis montanus
White-crested Elaenia - Elaenia albiceps
Spectacled Tyrant - Hymenops perspicillatus
Austral Negrito - Lessonia rufa
Dark-faced Ground-Tyrant - Muscisaxicola maclovianus
Great Kiskadee - Pitangus sulphuratus
Fork-tailed Flycatcher - Tyrannus savana
Fire-eyed Diucon - Xolmis pyrope

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Blue-and-white Swallow - Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
Southern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx ruficollis
Chilean Swallow - Tachycineta meyeni

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Austral Thrush - Turdus falcklandii
Rufous-bellied Thrush - Turdus rufiventris

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Patagonian Mockingbird - Mimus patagonicus
Chalk-browed Mockingbird - Mimus saturninus

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Masked Yellowthroat - Geothlypis aequinoctialis

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Red-crested Cardinal - Paroaria coronata
Mourning Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus fruticeti
Gray-hooded Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus gayi
Patagonian Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus patagonicus
Plumbeous Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus unicolor
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch - Poospiza nigrorufa
Saffron Finch - Sicalis flaveola
Double-collared Seedeater - Sporophila caerulescens

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

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Bay-winged Cowbird - Agelaioides badius
Long-tailed Meadowlark - Sturnella loyca

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Hooded Siskin - Spinus magellanicus

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

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