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Upper Maule River Valley, Chile (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Upper Maule River Valley, Chile

Map of Upper Maule River Valley, Chile

Buff-winged Cinclodes (Cinclodes fuscus) White-browed Ground-Tyrant (Muscisaxicola albilora) Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) Gray-hooded Sierra-Finch (Phrygilus gayi) Torrent Duck (Merganetta armata) - Male, breeding plumage Burrowing Parakeet (Cyanoliseus patagonus)
Greater Yellow-Finch (Sicalis auriventris) Scale-throated Earthcreeper (Upucerthia dumetaria) Upland Goose (Chloephaga picta) Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) - Juvenile Black-chinned Siskin (Spinus barbatus) - Female Band-tailed Sierra-Finch (Rhopospina alaudina)
Torrent Duck (Merganetta armata)

High mountain road


Chile 2020

12/18/2020: For this day's trip, we drove up to the top of the pass from Talca toward Argentina. When we got near the border of Argentina, we were unable to continue to Maule Lake due to Coronavirus quarantine.

Previous Visit (Altos de Lircay Reserva Nacional: 12/17/2020)
Next Visit (Talca: 12/19/2020)

Species Recorded (34)

Birds ( 34 )

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Neotropic Cormorant - Nannopterum brasilianum

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Cocoi Heron - Ardea cocoi
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Yellow-Billed Teal - Anas flavirostris
Yellow-billed Pintail - Anas georgica
Upland Goose - Chloephaga picta
Crested Duck - Lophonetta specularioides
Chiloe Wigeon - Mareca sibilatrix
Torrent Duck - Merganetta armata
Cinnamon Teal - Spatula cyanoptera
Spectacled Duck - Speculanas specularis

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Andean Condor - Vultur gryphus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Variable Hawk - Geranoaetus polyosoma

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius

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

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Southern Lapwing - Vanellus chilensis

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Andean Gull - Chroicocephalus serranus
Kelp Gull - Larus dominicanus

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

Ovenbirds ( Furnariidae )
Buff-winged Cinclodes - Cinclodes fuscus
Dark-bellied Cinclodes - Cinclodes patagonicus
Scale-throated Earthcreeper - Upucerthia dumetaria

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Spectacled Tyrant - Hymenops perspicillatus
Austral Negrito - Lessonia rufa
White-browed Ground-Tyrant - Muscisaxicola albilora

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

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Gray-hooded Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus gayi
Band-tailed Sierra-Finch - Rhopospina alaudina
Greater Yellow-Finch - Sicalis auriventris

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

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

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Black-chinned Siskin - Spinus barbatus


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