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We are Birders - We are Leica

We are Birders - We are Leica

PATAGONIA & TIERRA DEL FUEGO - Birding at the End of the World

Tour A. Oct 24-31 | B. Nov 28-Dec 5 | C. Dec 19-26 (Christmas tour) | D. Jan 23-30, 2010 from Punta Arenas, Chile

Comprehensive, all-inclusive small group birding trip to discover the birdlife and landscapes of Chilean Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego.

Birds and mammals possible to be seen during this trip

Compiled by Claudio F. Vidal, Fantástico Sur Expeditions (2009)

Rheas | Rheidae
Lesser Rhea Rhea pennata

Penguins | Spheniscidae

Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus

Grebes | Podicipedidae

White-tufted Grebe Rollandia rolland
Great Grebe Podiceps major
Silvery Grebe Podiceps occipitalis

Albatrosses | Diomedeidae
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris

Shearwaters & Petrels | Procellariidae

Antarctic Giant Petrel Macronectes giganteus
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides
Cape Petrel Daption capense
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus

Storm-Petrels | Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus

Diving-Petrels | Pelecanoididae
Magellanic Diving-Petrel Pelecanoides magellani

Cormorants | Phalacrocoracidae
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
Rock Shag Phalacrocorax magellanicus
Imperial Shag Phalacrocorax atriceps

Herons, Egrets & Bitterns | Ardeidae
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Ibises & Spoonbills | Threskiornithidae
Black-faced Ibis Theristicus melanopis

Flamingos | Phoenicopteridae
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis

Ducks, Geese & Swans | Anatidae
Black-necked Swan Cygnus melanocorypha
Coscoroba Swan Coscoroba coscoroba
Upland Goose Chloephaga picta
Kelp Goose Chloephaga hybrida
Ashy-headed Goose Chloephaga poliocephala
Ruddy-headed Goose Chloephaga rubidiceps
Flightless Steamerduck Tachyeres pteneres
Flying Steamerduck Tachyeres patachonicus
Chiloe Wigeon Anas sibilatrix
Speckled Teal Anas flavirostris
Spectacled Duck Anas specularis
Crested Duck Anas specularioides
Yellow-billed Pintail Anas georgica
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis
Silver Teal Anas versicolor
Red Shoveler Anas platalea
Black-headed Duck Heteronetta atricapilla
Andean Duck Oxyura ferruginea
Lake Duck Oxyura vittata

New World Vultures | Cathartidae
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus

Hawks, Eagles & Kites | Accipitridae
Cinereous Harrier Circus cinereus
Chilean Hawk Accipiter chilensis
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus
Variable Hawk Buteo polyosoma

Falcons & Caracaras | Falconidae
Southern Crested Caracara Caracara plancus
Chimango Caracara Milvago chimango
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Aplomado Falcon Falco femoralis
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

Rails, Gallinules & Coots | Rallidae
Plumbeous Rail Pardirallus sanguinolentus
White-winged Coot Fulica leucoptera
Red-gartered Coot Fulica armillata
Red-fronted Coot Fulica rufifrons

Oystercatchers Haematopodidae

Magellanic Oystercatcher Haematopus leucopodus
Blackish Oystercatcher Haematopus ater
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Plovers & Lapwings Charadriidae

Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
Two-banded Plover Charadrius falklandicus
Rufous-chested Dotterel Charadrius modestus
Tawny-throated Dotterel Oreopholus ruficollis

Magellanic Plover | Pluvianellidae

Magellanic Plover Pluvianellus socialis

Sandpipers & Allies | Scolopacidae
South American Snipe Gallinago paraguaiae
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor

Seedsnipes | Thinocoridae
Gray-breasted Seedsnipe Thinocorus orbignyianus
Least Seedsnipe Thinocorus rumicivorus

Sheathbills | Chionidae
Snowy Sheathbill Chionis alba

Skuas & Jaegers | Stercoraridae
Chilean Skua Stercorarius chilensis
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus

Gulls | Laridae
Dolphin Gull Larus scoresbii
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus
Brown-hooded Gull Larus maculipennis
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan
South American Tern Sterna hirundinacea

Doves & Pigeons | Columbidae
Rock Dove Columba livia
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata

Parrots, Macaws & Allies | Psittacidae
Austral Parakeet Enicognathus ferrugineus

Barn Owls | Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba

Typical Owls | Strigidae
Magellanic Horned Owl Bubo magellanicus
Austral Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium nanum
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus

Hummingbirds | Trochilidae
Green-backed Firecrown Sephanoides sephaniodes

Kingfishers | Alcedinidae
Ringed Kingfisher Ceryle torquata

Woodpeckers & Allies | Picidae
Striped Woodpecker Picoides lignarius
Chilean Flicker Colaptes pitius
Magellanic Woodpecker Campephilus magellanicus

Ovenbirds | Furnariidae
Common Miner Geositta cunicularia
Short-billed Miner Geositta antarctica
Scale-throated Earthcreeper Upucerthia dumetaria
Band-tailed Earthcreeper Eremobius phoenicurus
Dark-bellied Cinclodes Cinclodes patagonicus
Gray-flanked Cinclodes Cinclodes oustaleti
Bar-winged Cinclodes Cinclodes fuscus
Thorn-tailed Rayadito Aphrastura spinicauda
Plain-mantled Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura aegithaloides
Wren-like Rushbird Phleocryptes melanops
Lesser Canastero Asthenes pyrrholeuca
Cordilleran Canastero Asthenes modesta
Austral Canastero Asthenes anthoides
White-throated Treerunner Pygarrhichas albogularis

Tapaculos Rhinocryptidae

Magellanic Tapaculo Scytalopus magellanicus

Plantcutters Phytotomidae
Rufous-tailed Plantcutter Phytotoma rara

Tyrant Flycatchers | Tyrannidae
White-crested Elaenia Elaenia albiceps
Tufted Tit-Tyrant Anairetes parulus
Patagonian Tyrant Colorhamphus parvirostris
Fire-eyed Diucon Xolmis pyrope
Chocolate-vented Tyrant Neoxolmis rufiventris
Dark-faced Ground-Tyrant Muscisaxicola macloviana
Cinnamon-bellied Ground-Tyrant Muscisaxicola capistrata
Austral Negrito Lessonia rufa

Swallows | Hirundinidae
Chilean Swallow Tachycineta meyeni
Blue-and-white Swallow Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Wagtails & Pipits | Motacillidae
Correndera Pipit Anthus correndera

Wrens | Troglodytidae
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis

Mockingbirds & Thrashers | Mimidae
Patagonian Mockingbird Mimus patagonicus

Thrushes & Allies | Turdidae

Austral Thrush Turdus falcklandii

Old World Sparrows | Passeridae
House Sparrow ( I ) Passer domesticus

Siskins, Crossbills & Allies | Fringillidae

Black-chinned Siskin Carduelis barbata

Buntings, Sparrows & Allies | Emberizidae
Gray-hooded Sierra-Finch Phrygilus gayi
Patagonian Sierra-Finch Phrygilus patagonicus
Mourning Sierra-Finch Phrygilus fruticeti
Plumbeous Sierra-Finch Phrygilus unicolor
Canary-winged Finch Melanodera melanodera
Patagonian Yellow-Finch Sicalis lebruni
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis

Troupials & Allies | Icteridae
Long-tailed Meadowlark Sturnella loyca
Austral Blackbird Curaeus curaeus