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CHUBUT RIVER VALLEY AND CHUBUT

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# Species:289
# Excl Vagrants:289
# Endemics:8
# Near Endemics:38

BIRD CHECKLIST

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.*

color codes

 
Rheas: Rheidae

1Lesser RheaRhea pennata

 
Tinamous: Tinamidae

2Darwin's NothuraNothura darwinii
3Elegant Crested-TinamouEudromia elegans
4Patagonian TinamouTinamotis ingoufi

 
Ducks: Anatidae

5Black-necked SwanCygnus melancoryphus
6Coscoroba SwanCoscoroba coscoroba
7Upland GooseChloephaga picta
8Ashy-headed GooseChloephaga poliocephala
9Ruddy-headed GooseChloephaga rubidiceps
10Flying Steamer-DuckTachyeres patachonicus
11White-headed Steamer-DuckTachyeres leucocephalus
12Crested DuckLophonetta specularioides
13Spectacled DuckSpeculanas specularis
14Muscovy DuckCairina moschata
15Torrent DuckMerganetta armata
16Silver TealSpatula versicolor
17Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
18Cinnamon TealSpatula cyanoptera
19Red ShovelerSpatula platalea
20Chiloe WigeonMareca sibilatrix
21White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis
22Yellow-billed PintailAnas georgica
23Yellow-billed TealAnas flavirostris
24Rosy-billed PochardNetta peposaca
25Black-headed DuckHeteronetta atricapilla
26Andean DuckOxyura ferruginea
27Lake DuckOxyura vittata

 
Flamingos: Phoenicopteridae

28Chilean FlamingoPhoenicopterus chilensis

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

29White-tufted GrebeRollandia rolland
30Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
31Great GrebePodiceps major
32Silvery GrebePodiceps occipitalis

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

33Rock PigeonColumba livia
34Spot-winged PigeonPatagioenas maculosa
35Chilean PigeonPatagioenas araucana
36Picui Ground DoveColumbina picui
37Black-winged Ground DoveMetriopelia melanoptera
38West Peruvian DoveZenaida meloda
39Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

40Guira CuckooGuira guira

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

41Band-winged NightjarSystellura longirostris

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

42Green-backed FirecrownSephanoides sephaniodes
43White-sided HillstarOreotrochilus leucopleurus
44Giant HummingbirdPatagona gigas
45White-throated HummingbirdLeucochloris albicollis
46Gilded HummingbirdHylocharis chrysura

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

47Austral RailRallus antarcticus
48Plumbeous RailPardirallus sanguinolentus
49Spot-flanked GallinulePorphyriops melanops
50Dot-winged CrakePorzana spiloptera
51Red-fronted CootFulica rufifrons
52Red-gartered CootFulica armillata
53White-winged CootFulica leucoptera

 
Magellanic Plover: Pluvianellidae

54Magellanic PloverPluvianellus socialis

 
Sheathbills: Chionidae

55Snowy SheathbillChionis albus

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

56Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus

 
Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae

57American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus
58Blackish OystercatcherHaematopus ater
59Magellanic OystercatcherHaematopus leucopodus

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

60Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
61American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
62Tawny-throated DotterelOreopholus ruficollis
63Rufous-chested DotterelZonibyx modestus
64Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
65Collared PloverAnarhynchus collaris
66Two-banded PloverAnarhynchus falklandicus

 
Seedsnipes: Thinocoridae

67Rufous-bellied SeedsnipeAttagis gayi
68White-bellied SeedsnipeAttagis malouinus
69Gray-breasted SeedsnipeThinocorus orbignyianus
70Least SeedsnipeThinocorus rumicivorus

 
Painted-Snipes: Rostratulidae

71South American Painted-SnipeNycticryphes semicollaris

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

72WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
73Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
74Magellanic SnipeGallinago magellanica
75Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolor
76Red PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius
77Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
78Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
79Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
80Red KnotCalidris canutus
81SurfbirdCalidris virgata
82Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopus
83SanderlingCalidris alba
84Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
85White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
86Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
87Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla

 
Skuas and Jaegers: Stercorariidae

88Long-tailed JaegerStercorarius longicaudus
89Parasitic JaegerStercorarius parasiticus
90Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus
91Chilean SkuaStercorarius chilensis
92Brown SkuaStercorarius antarcticus

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

93Brown-hooded GullChroicocephalus maculipennis
94Gray-hooded GullChroicocephalus cirrocephalus
95Dolphin GullLeucophaeus scoresbii
96Franklin's GullLeucophaeus pipixcan
97Olrog's GullLarus atlanticus
98Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
99Black SkimmerRynchops niger
100Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
101Snowy-crowned TernSterna trudeaui
102Arctic TernSterna paradisaea
103South American TernSterna hirundinacea
104Antarctic TernSterna vittata
105Common TernSterna hirundo
106Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis
107Royal TernThalasseus maximus

 
Penguins: Spheniscidae

108Gentoo PenguinPygoscelis papua
109Magellanic PenguinSpheniscus magellanicus
110Macaroni PenguinEudyptes chrysolophus
111Southern Rockhopper PenguinEudyptes chrysocome

 
Albatrosses: Diomedeidae

112Snowy AlbatrossDiomedea exulans
113Gray-headed AlbatrossThalassarche chrysostoma
114Black-browed AlbatrossThalassarche melanophris

 
Southern Storm-Petrels: Oceanitidae

115Wilson's Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicus

 
Shearwaters and Petrels: Procellariidae

116Southern Giant-PetrelMacronectes giganteus
117Northern Giant-PetrelMacronectes halli
118Southern FulmarFulmarus glacialoides
119Cape PetrelDaption capense
120Great-winged PetrelPterodroma macroptera
121Soft-plumaged PetrelPterodroma mollis
122Atlantic PetrelPterodroma incerta
123Fairy PrionPachyptila turtur
124Slender-billed PrionPachyptila belcheri
125Gray PetrelProcellaria cinerea
126White-chinned PetrelProcellaria aequinoctialis
127Cory's ShearwaterCalonectris diomedea
128Great ShearwaterArdenna gravis
129Sooty ShearwaterArdenna griseus
130Manx ShearwaterPuffinus puffinus
131Common Diving-PetrelPelecanoides urinatrix

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

132Maguari StorkCiconia maguari

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

133Red-legged CormorantPoikilocarbo gaimardi
134Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianus
135Magellanic CormorantLeucocarbo magellanicus
136Guanay CormorantLeucocarbo bougainvillii
137Imperial CormorantLeucocarbo atriceps

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

138Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
139Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
140Snowy EgretEgretta thula
141Western Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
142Great EgretArdea alba
143Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

144White-faced IbisPlegadis chihi
145Black-faced IbisTheristicus melanopis

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

146Black VultureCoragyps atratus
147Turkey VultureCathartes aura
148Andean CondorVultur gryphus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

149White-tailed KiteElanus leucurus
150Long-winged HarrierCircus buffoni
151Cinereous HarrierCircus cinereus
152Chilean HawkAccipiter chilensis
153Harris's HawkParabuteo unicinctus
154Variable HawkGeranoaetus polyosoma
155Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus
156White-throated HawkButeo albigula
157Rufous-tailed HawkButeo ventralis

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

158Barn OwlTyto alba

 
Owls: Strigidae

159Lesser Horned OwlBubo magellanicus
160Austral Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium nana
161Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia
162Rufous-legged OwlStrix rufipes
163Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

164Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

165Checkered WoodpeckerDryobates mixtus
166Striped WoodpeckerVeniliornis lignarius
167Magellanic WoodpeckerCampephilus magellanicus
168Green-barred WoodpeckerColaptes melanochloros
169Chilean FlickerColaptes pitius

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

170Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
171Chimango CaracaraDaptrius chimango
172White-throated CaracaraDaptrius albogularis
173American KestrelFalco sparverius
174Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
175Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

176Monk ParakeetMyiopsitta monachus
177Austral ParakeetEnicognathus ferrugineus
178Burrowing ParakeetCyanoliseus patagonus
179Nanday ParakeetAratinga nenday
180Blue-crowned ParakeetThectocercus acuticaudatus

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

181Black-throated Huet-huetPteroptochos tarnii
182Chucao TapaculoScelorchilus rubecula
183Sandy GallitoTeledromas fuscus
184Ochre-flanked TapaculoEugralla paradoxa
185Magellanic TapaculoScytalopus magellanicus

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

186Common MinerGeositta cunicularia
187Rufous-banded MinerGeositta rufipennis
188Short-billed MinerGeositta antarctica
189White-throated TreerunnerPygarrhichas albogularis
190Straight-billed EarthcreeperOchetorhynchus ruficaudus
191Band-tailed EarthcreeperOchetorhynchus phoenicurus
192Rufous HorneroFurnarius rufus
193Wren-like RushbirdPhleocryptes melanops
194Scale-throated EarthcreeperUpucerthia dumetaria
195Buff-winged CinclodesCinclodes fuscus
196Gray-flanked CinclodesCinclodes oustaleti
197Dark-bellied CinclodesCinclodes patagonicus
198Thorn-tailed RayaditoAphrastura spinicauda
199Des Murs's WiretailSylviorthorhynchus desmursii
200Plain-mantled Tit-SpinetailLeptasthenura aegithaloides
201Austral CanasteroAsthenes anthoides
202Cordilleran CanasteroAsthenes modesta
203Sharp-billed CanasteroAsthenes pyrrholeuca
204Patagonian CanasteroPseudasthenes patagonica
205Steinbach's CanasteroPseudasthenes steinbachi
206Brown CacholotePseudoseisura lophotes
207White-throated CacholotePseudoseisura gutturalis
208Pale-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albescens

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

209White-tipped PlantcutterPhytotoma rutila
210Rufous-tailed PlantcutterPhytotoma rara

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

211Many-colored Rush TyrantTachuris rubrigastra
212Yellow-billed Tit-TyrantAnairetes flavirostris
213Tufted Tit-TyrantAnairetes parulus
214Ticking DoraditoPseudocolopteryx citreola
215White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albiceps
216Sooty TyrannuletSerpophaga nigricans
217White-crested TyrannuletSerpophaga subcristata
218Straneck's TyrannuletSerpophaga griseicapilla
219Greater Wagtail-TyrantStigmatura budytoides
220Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
221Austral NegritoLessonia rufa
222White-winged Black-TyrantKnipolegus aterrimus
223Spectacled TyrantHymenops perspicillatus
224Spot-billed Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola maculirostris
225Cinereous Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola cinereus
226Ochre-naped Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola flavinucha
227Dark-faced Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola maclovianus
228White-browed Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola albilora
229Cinnamon-bellied Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola capistratus
230Fire-eyed DiuconPyrope pyrope
231White MonjitaXolmis irupero
232Black-crowned MonjitaNeoxolmis coronatus
233Rusty-backed MonjitaNeoxolmis rubetra
234Chocolate-vented TyrantNeoxolmis rufiventris
235Black-billed Shrike-TyrantAgriornis montanus
236Great Shrike-TyrantAgriornis lividus
237Gray-bellied Shrike-TyrantAgriornis micropterus
238Lesser Shrike-TyrantAgriornis murinus
239Patagonian TyrantColorhamphus parvirostris
240Cattle TyrantMachetornis rixosa
241Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
242Crowned Slaty FlycatcherEmpidonomus aurantioatrocristatus
243Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
244Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
245Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

246Bank SwallowRiparia riparia
247Chilean SwallowTachycineta leucopyga
248Southern MartinProgne elegans
249Brown-chested MartinProgne tapera
250Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
251Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
252Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

253House WrenTroglodytes aedon
254Grass WrenCistothorus platensis

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

255Patagonian MockingbirdMimus patagonicus
256Chalk-browed MockingbirdMimus saturninus
257White-banded MockingbirdMimus triurus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

258Rufous-bellied ThrushTurdus rufiventris
259Austral ThrushTurdus falcklandii
260Creamy-bellied ThrushTurdus amaurochalinus
261Chiguanco ThrushTurdus chiguanco

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

262House SparrowPasser domesticus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

263Short-billed PipitAnthus furcatus
264Correndera PipitAnthus correndera
265Hellmayr's PipitAnthus hellmayri

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

266Hooded SiskinSpinus magellanicus
267Black-chinned SiskinSpinus barbatus

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

268Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

269Long-tailed MeadowlarkLeistes loyca
270Screaming CowbirdMolothrus rufoaxillaris
271Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
272Austral BlackbirdCuraeus curaeus
273Grayish BaywingAgelaioides badius
274Yellow-winged BlackbirdAgelasticus thilius

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

275Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

276Red-crested CardinalParoaria coronata
277Blue-and-yellow TanagerRauenia bonariensis
278Gray-hooded Sierra FinchPhrygilus gayi
279Patagonian Sierra FinchPhrygilus patagonicus
280Yellow-bridled FinchMelanodera xanthogramma
281Plumbeous Sierra FinchGeospizopsis unicolor
282Carbonated Sierra FinchPorphyrospiza carbonarius
283Mourning Sierra FinchRhopospina fruticeti
284Cinnamon Warbling FinchPoospiza ornata
285Greater Yellow-FinchSicalis auriventris
286Patagonian Yellow-FinchSicalis lebruni
287Saffron FinchSicalis flaveola
288Grassland Yellow-FinchSicalis luteola
289Yellow CardinalGubernatrix cristata

 

 *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.