Photos of some birds taken in southern Argentina in november/december 2001

Copyright by Björn Anderson




These photos were taken during a trip to southern Argentina in november/december 2001
A very successful trip that gave good views of most of possible specialities.
Good birds recorded were King Penguin, the second Chinstrap Penguin for continental South America,
60 Hooded Grebes near the Strobel Plateau, Spectacled Duck, Austral Rail, American Painted-Snipe, Magellanic Plover,
"Magellanic" Snipe, Snowy Sheathbill, Olrog´s Gull, Rufous-legged Owl, Magellanic Woodpecker,
White-throated Cachalote, Sandy Gallito, Magellanic Tapaculo, White-tipped & Rufous-tailed Plantcutter,
Hudson´s Black-Tyrant, Canary-winged and Yellow-bridled Finch and Yellow Cardinal.


Magellanic Penguin
Gentoo Penguin
Chinstrap Penguin at Valdez Peninsula
King Penguin at Punta Tombo
Greater Rhea
Lesser Rhea
Black-browed Albatross
Hooded Grebes
Ruddy-headed Goose
Upland Geese
Kelp Geese
Chubut Steamerduck
Flightless Steamerduck
Spectacled Duck
Rock Shag
Dolphin Gull
Grey-breasted Seed-snipe
Least Seed-snipe
Magellanic Oystercatcher
Magellanic Plover
Rufous-chested Dotterel
Two-banded Plover
Tawny-throated Dotterel
Magellanic form of South American Snipe
Snowy Sheathbill
Southern Screamer
Magellanic Woodpecker
Band-tailed Earthcreeper
Sandy Gallito
White-throated Treerunner
Yellow-bridled Finch
Yellow Cardinal
Great Pampa-Finch
Vermilion Flycatcher