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# Species:140
# Excl Vagrants:140
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:30

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.*

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Rheas: Rheidae

1Lesser RheaRhea pennata

 
Tinamous: Tinamidae

2Elegant Crested-TinamouEudromia elegans
3Patagonian TinamouTinamotis ingoufi

 
Ducks: Anatidae

4Black-necked SwanCygnus melancoryphus
5Coscoroba SwanCoscoroba coscoroba
6Upland GooseChloephaga picta
7Ashy-headed GooseChloephaga poliocephala
8Flying Steamer-DuckTachyeres patachonicus
9Crested DuckLophonetta specularioides
10Spectacled DuckSpeculanas specularis
11Silver TealSpatula versicolor
12Cinnamon TealSpatula cyanoptera
13Red ShovelerSpatula platalea
14Chiloe WigeonMareca sibilatrix
15White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis
16Yellow-billed PintailAnas georgica
17Yellow-billed TealAnas flavirostris
18Rosy-billed PochardNetta peposaca
19Black-headed DuckHeteronetta atricapilla
20Andean DuckOxyura ferruginea
21Lake DuckOxyura vittata

 
Flamingos: Phoenicopteridae

22Chilean FlamingoPhoenicopterus chilensis

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

23White-tufted GrebeRollandia rolland
24Great GrebePodiceps major
25Silvery GrebePodiceps occipitalis

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

26Rock PigeonColumba livia
27Chilean PigeonPatagioenas araucana
28Black-winged Ground DoveMetriopelia melanoptera
29Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

30Band-winged NightjarSystellura longirostris

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

31Green-backed FirecrownSephanoides sephaniodes

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

32Austral RailRallus antarcticus
33Plumbeous RailPardirallus sanguinolentus
34Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
35Red-fronted CootFulica rufifrons
36Red-gartered CootFulica armillata
37White-winged CootFulica leucoptera

 
Magellanic Plover: Pluvianellidae

38Magellanic PloverPluvianellus socialis

 
Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae

39Magellanic OystercatcherHaematopus leucopodus

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

40Tawny-throated DotterelOreopholus ruficollis
41Rufous-chested DotterelZonibyx modestus
42Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
43Two-banded PloverAnarhynchus falklandicus

 
Seedsnipes: Thinocoridae

44White-bellied SeedsnipeAttagis malouinus
45Gray-breasted SeedsnipeThinocorus orbignyianus
46Least SeedsnipeThinocorus rumicivorus

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

47Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
48Magellanic SnipeGallinago magellanica
49Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolor
50Red PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius
51Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
52Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
53Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
54White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
55Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

56Brown-hooded GullChroicocephalus maculipennis
57Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
58South American TernSterna hirundinacea

 
Albatrosses: Diomedeidae

59Black-browed AlbatrossThalassarche melanophris

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

60Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianus

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

61Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
62Snowy EgretEgretta thula
63Western Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
64Great EgretArdea alba
65Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

66Black-faced IbisTheristicus melanopis

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

67Andean CondorVultur gryphus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

68Cinereous HarrierCircus cinereus
69Chilean HawkAccipiter chilensis
70Variable HawkGeranoaetus polyosoma
71Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

72Barn OwlTyto alba

 
Owls: Strigidae

73Lesser Horned OwlBubo magellanicus
74Austral Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium nana
75Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

76Magellanic WoodpeckerCampephilus magellanicus
77Blond-crested WoodpeckerCeleus flavescens
78Chilean FlickerColaptes pitius

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

79Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
80Chimango CaracaraDaptrius chimango
81White-throated CaracaraDaptrius albogularis
82American KestrelFalco sparverius
83Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
84Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

85Austral ParakeetEnicognathus ferrugineus

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

86Common MinerGeositta cunicularia
87Rufous-banded MinerGeositta rufipennis
88Short-billed MinerGeositta antarctica
89White-throated TreerunnerPygarrhichas albogularis
90Band-tailed EarthcreeperOchetorhynchus phoenicurus
91Wren-like RushbirdPhleocryptes melanops
92Scale-throated EarthcreeperUpucerthia dumetaria
93Buff-winged CinclodesCinclodes fuscus
94Gray-flanked CinclodesCinclodes oustaleti
95Dark-bellied CinclodesCinclodes patagonicus
96Thorn-tailed RayaditoAphrastura spinicauda
97Plain-mantled Tit-SpinetailLeptasthenura aegithaloides
98Austral CanasteroAsthenes anthoides
99Cordilleran CanasteroAsthenes modesta
100Sharp-billed CanasteroAsthenes pyrrholeuca

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

101Rufous-tailed PlantcutterPhytotoma rara

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

102Many-colored Rush TyrantTachuris rubrigastra
103Tufted Tit-TyrantAnairetes parulus
104White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albiceps
105Austral NegritoLessonia rufa
106Spectacled TyrantHymenops perspicillatus
107Spot-billed Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola maculirostris
108Ochre-naped Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola flavinucha
109Dark-faced Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola maclovianus
110White-browed Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola albilora
111Cinnamon-bellied Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola capistratus
112Fire-eyed DiuconPyrope pyrope
113Chocolate-vented TyrantNeoxolmis rufiventris
114Black-billed Shrike-TyrantAgriornis montanus
115Great Shrike-TyrantAgriornis lividus
116Gray-bellied Shrike-TyrantAgriornis micropterus
117Patagonian TyrantColorhamphus parvirostris

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

118Bank SwallowRiparia riparia
119Chilean SwallowTachycineta leucopyga
120Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
121Barn SwallowHirundo rustica

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

122House WrenTroglodytes aedon
123Grass WrenCistothorus platensis

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

124Patagonian MockingbirdMimus patagonicus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

125Austral ThrushTurdus falcklandii

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

126House SparrowPasser domesticus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

127Correndera PipitAnthus correndera
128Hellmayr's PipitAnthus hellmayri

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

129Black-chinned SiskinSpinus barbatus

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

130Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

131Long-tailed MeadowlarkLeistes loyca
132Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
133Austral BlackbirdCuraeus curaeus
134Yellow-winged BlackbirdAgelasticus thilius

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

135Gray-hooded Sierra FinchPhrygilus gayi
136Patagonian Sierra FinchPhrygilus patagonicus
137Yellow-bridled FinchMelanodera xanthogramma
138Plumbeous Sierra FinchGeospizopsis unicolor
139Mourning Sierra FinchRhopospina fruticeti
140Patagonian Yellow-FinchSicalis lebruni

 

 *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.