Monday, October 8, 2012

BIRDING IN TIERRA DEL FUEGO


Program 5 days / 4 nights (from october 2 to october 6)
Day 1
Ushuaia / Rio Grande
Day 2:
Rio Grande / Ushuaia
Day 3:
Matial Glacier
DAy 4:
Harberton sailing the Penguins (Walk on the island)
Day 5:
Tierra del Fuego National Park

Birds: Gentoo Penguin, Magellanic Penguin, Silvery Grebe,  Great  Grebe, Southern Giant Petrel, Southern Fulmar, Neotropic Cormorant, Rock Cormorant, Imperial Cormorant (King Cormorant and Blue Eyed Cormorant,  Black-Crowned Night-Heron, Black-faced Ibis, Coscoroba Swan, Black-Necked Swan, Kelp Goose, Upland Goose, Ashy-Headed Goose, Ruddy-Headed Goose, Crested Duck,  Southern Wigeon, Yellow-billed Pintail, Speckled Teal,  Flightless Steamer Duck, Flying Steamer Duck, Andean Condor (Juvenile/Adult), Turkey Vulture, Black-Chested Buzzard-Eagle(Juvenile/Adult),White-Throated Caracara, Shouthern-Crested Cararaca, Chimango Caracara, American Kestrel, Magellanic Oystercatcher, Blackish Oystercatcher, Southern Lapwing, Tawny-Throated Dotterel, Two-Banded Plover, Rofous-Chested Dotterel, Magellanic Plover, Lesser Yellowlegs, Sanderling, Baird´s Sandpiper, Whimbrel, Least Seedsnipe, Snowy Sheathbill, Chilean Skua, Dolphin Gull, Kelp Gull, Brown-Hooded Gull, Austral Parakeet, Austral Pygmy-Owl, Rofous-Legged Owl, Magellanic Woodpecker, Common Miner, Short-Billed Miner, Dark-Bellied Cinclodes, War-Winged Cinclodes,  Thorn Tailed Rayadito, Chocolate-Vented Tyrant, Fire-Eyed Diucon, Ochre-Naped Ground-Tyrant,  Dark-Faced Ground-Tyrant, Rofous-Backed Negrito, Tufted Tit-Tyrant, Chilean Swallow, Blue and White Swallow, Grass Wren, Correndera Pipit, Austral Thrush, Yellow-Bridled Finch, Patagonian Yellow-Finch, Patagonian Sierra Finch, Rofous-Collared Sparrow, Black-Chinned Siskin, Austral Blackbird, Long-Tailed Meadowlark and House Sparrow.

Mammals: Patagonian Gray Fox, European Rabbit, Guanaco, Fuegian Red Fox and Leopard  Seal.