# Species:153
# Excl Vagrants:153
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:1


The table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. It does indicate whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the IUCN and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country. The list is based on available data and may be incomplete.*

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Rheas: Rheidae

1Greater RheaRhea americana

Tinamous: Tinamidae

2Red-winged TinamouRhynchotus rufescens
3Darwin's NothuraNothura darwinii
4Spotted NothuraNothura maculosa
5Elegant Crested-TinamouEudromia elegans

Ducks: Anatidae

6White-faced Whistling-DuckDendrocygna viduata
7Black-necked SwanCygnus melancoryphus
8Coscoroba SwanCoscoroba coscoroba
9Muscovy DuckCairina moschata
10Ringed TealCallonetta leucophrys
11Silver TealSpatula versicolor
12Cinnamon TealSpatula cyanoptera
13Red ShovelerSpatula platalea
14Chiloe WigeonMareca sibilatrix
15White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis
16Yellow-billed PintailAnas georgica
17Yellow-billed TealAnas flavirostris
18Black-headed DuckHeteronetta atricapilla

Flamingos: Phoenicopteridae

19Chilean FlamingoPhoenicopterus chilensis

Grebes: Podicipedidae

20White-tufted GrebeRollandia rolland
21Great GrebePodiceps major

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

22Rock PigeonColumba livia
23Picazuro PigeonPatagioenas picazuro
24Spot-winged PigeonPatagioenas maculosa
25Picui Ground DoveColumbina picui
26Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

27Guira CuckooGuira guira

Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

28Glittering-bellied EmeraldChlorostilbon lucidus

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

29Plumbeous RailPardirallus sanguinolentus
30Red-fronted CootFulica rufifrons
31Red-gartered CootFulica armillata
32White-winged CootFulica leucoptera

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

33Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus

Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae

34American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

35American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
36Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
37Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
38Collared PloverAnarhynchus collaris
39Two-banded PloverAnarhynchus falklandicus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

40Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
41Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
42Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
43SanderlingCalidris alba
44Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
45White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

46Brown-hooded GullChroicocephalus maculipennis
47Olrog's GullLarus atlanticus
48Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
49Black SkimmerRynchops niger
50Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
51Snowy-crowned TernSterna trudeaui
52South American TernSterna hirundinacea
53Common TernSterna hirundo
54Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis
55Royal TernThalasseus maximus

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

56Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianus

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

57Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
58Whistling HeronSyrigma sibilatrix
59Snowy EgretEgretta thula
60Western Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
61Great EgretArdea alba
62Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

63White-faced IbisPlegadis chihi
64Black-faced IbisTheristicus melanopis
65Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajaja

New World Vultures: Cathartidae

66Black VultureCoragyps atratus
67Turkey VultureCathartes aura

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

68White-tailed KiteElanus leucurus
69Long-winged HarrierCircus buffoni
70Cinereous HarrierCircus cinereus
71Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
72Harris's HawkParabuteo unicinctus
73Variable HawkGeranoaetus polyosoma
74Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus

Owls: Strigidae

75Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia
76Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

77Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata
78Green KingfisherChloroceryle americana

Woodpeckers: Picidae

79Green-barred WoodpeckerColaptes melanochloros
80Campo FlickerColaptes campestris

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

81Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
82Chimango CaracaraDaptrius chimango
83American KestrelFalco sparverius
84Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis

Parrots: Psittacidae

85Monk ParakeetMyiopsitta monachus
86Burrowing ParakeetCyanoliseus patagonus
87Blue-crowned ParakeetThectocercus acuticaudatus

Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

88Crested GallitoRhinocrypta lanceolata

Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

89Chaco EarthcreeperTarphonomus certhioides
90Rufous HorneroFurnarius rufus
91Wren-like RushbirdPhleocryptes melanops
92Scale-throated EarthcreeperUpucerthia dumetaria
93Buff-winged CinclodesCinclodes fuscus
94Tufted Tit-SpinetailLeptasthenura platensis
95Firewood-gathererAnumbius annumbi
96Lark-like BrushrunnerCoryphistera alaudina
97Short-billed CanasteroAsthenes baeri
98Sharp-billed CanasteroAsthenes pyrrholeuca

Cotingas: Cotingidae

99White-tipped PlantcutterPhytotoma rutila

Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

100Many-colored Rush TyrantTachuris rubrigastra
101Tufted Tit-TyrantAnairetes parulus
102Sooty TyrannuletSerpophaga nigricans
103White-crested TyrannuletSerpophaga subcristata
104Greater Wagtail-TyrantStigmatura budytoides
105Bran-colored FlycatcherMyiophobus fasciatus
106Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
107Austral NegritoLessonia rufa
108Spectacled TyrantHymenops perspicillatus
109Dark-faced Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola maclovianus
110White MonjitaXolmis irupero
111Black-crowned MonjitaNeoxolmis coronatus
112Gray-bellied Shrike-TyrantAgriornis micropterus
113Lesser Shrike-TyrantAgriornis murinus
114Cattle TyrantMachetornis rixosa
115Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
116Crowned Slaty FlycatcherEmpidonomus aurantioatrocristatus
117Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
118Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana

Swallows: Hirundinidae

119Bank SwallowRiparia riparia
120White-rumped SwallowTachycineta leucorrhoa
121Chilean SwallowTachycineta leucopyga
122Southern MartinProgne elegans
123Brown-chested MartinProgne tapera
124Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
125Barn SwallowHirundo rustica

Wrens: Troglodytidae

126House WrenTroglodytes aedon
127Grass WrenCistothorus platensis

Starlings: Sturnidae

128European StarlingSturnus vulgaris

Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

129Patagonian MockingbirdMimus patagonicus
130Chalk-browed MockingbirdMimus saturninus
131White-banded MockingbirdMimus triurus

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

132Rufous-bellied ThrushTurdus rufiventris
133Austral ThrushTurdus falcklandii

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

134House SparrowPasser domesticus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

135Short-billed PipitAnthus furcatus
136Correndera PipitAnthus correndera
137Hellmayr's PipitAnthus hellmayri

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

138Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicus

New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

139Grassland SparrowAmmodramus humeralis
140Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

141Long-tailed MeadowlarkLeistes loyca
142Screaming CowbirdMolothrus rufoaxillaris
143Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
144Grayish BaywingAgelaioides badius
145Yellow-winged BlackbirdAgelasticus thilius

Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

146Red-crested CardinalParoaria coronata
147Yellow-billed CardinalParoaria capitata
148Blue-and-yellow TanagerRauenia bonariensis
149Mourning Sierra FinchRhopospina fruticeti
150Ringed Warbling FinchPoospiza torquata
151Saffron FinchSicalis flaveola
152Grassland Yellow-FinchSicalis luteola
153Great Pampa-FinchEmbernagra platensis


 *Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through 2021 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
**Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.