# Species:129
# Excl Vagrants:129
# Endemics:1
# Near Endemics:11


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

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
10Red ShovelerSpatula platalea
11Chiloe WigeonMareca sibilatrix
12White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis
13Yellow-billed PintailAnas georgica
14Yellow-billed TealAnas flavirostris
15Black-headed DuckHeteronetta atricapilla

Flamingos: Phoenicopteridae

16Chilean FlamingoPhoenicopterus chilensis

Grebes: Podicipedidae

17White-tufted GrebeRollandia rolland
18Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
19Great GrebePodiceps major
20Silvery GrebePodiceps occipitalis

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

21Rock PigeonColumba livia
22Chilean PigeonPatagioenas araucana
23West Peruvian DoveZenaida meloda
24Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

25Red-fronted CootFulica rufifrons
26Red-gartered CootFulica armillata
27White-winged CootFulica leucoptera

Magellanic Plover: Pluvianellidae

28Magellanic PloverPluvianellus socialis

Sheathbills: Chionidae

29Snowy SheathbillChionis albus

Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae

30American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus
31Blackish OystercatcherHaematopus ater
32Magellanic OystercatcherHaematopus leucopodus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

33American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
34Tawny-throated DotterelOreopholus ruficollis
35Rufous-chested DotterelZonibyx modestus
36Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
37Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
38Two-banded PloverAnarhynchus falklandicus

Seedsnipes: Thinocoridae

39Gray-breasted SeedsnipeThinocorus orbignyianus
40Least SeedsnipeThinocorus rumicivorus

Painted-Snipes: Rostratulidae

41South American Painted-SnipeNycticryphes semicollaris

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

42WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
43Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
44Magellanic SnipeGallinago magellanica
45Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolor
46Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
47Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
48Red KnotCalidris canutus
49Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
50White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
51Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos

Skuas and Jaegers: Stercorariidae

52Chilean SkuaStercorarius chilensis
53Brown SkuaStercorarius antarcticus

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

54Brown-hooded GullChroicocephalus maculipennis
55Dolphin GullLeucophaeus scoresbii
56Franklin's GullLeucophaeus pipixcan
57Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
58Black SkimmerRynchops niger
59South American TernSterna hirundinacea
60Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis
61Royal TernThalasseus maximus

Penguins: Spheniscidae

62King PenguinAptenodytes patagonicus
63Magellanic PenguinSpheniscus magellanicus
64Macaroni PenguinEudyptes chrysolophus
65Southern Rockhopper PenguinEudyptes chrysocome

Albatrosses: Diomedeidae

66Black-browed AlbatrossThalassarche melanophris

Shearwaters and Petrels: Procellariidae

67Southern Giant-PetrelMacronectes giganteus
68White-chinned PetrelProcellaria aequinoctialis

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

69Red-legged CormorantPoikilocarbo gaimardi
70Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianus
71Magellanic CormorantLeucocarbo magellanicus
72Imperial CormorantLeucocarbo atriceps

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

73Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
74Western Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
75Great EgretArdea alba
76Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

77Black-faced IbisTheristicus melanopis

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

78Cinereous HarrierCircus cinereus
79Harris's HawkParabuteo unicinctus
80Variable HawkGeranoaetus polyosoma
81Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus

Owls: Strigidae

82Lesser Horned OwlBubo magellanicus
83Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

84Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
85Chimango CaracaraDaptrius chimango
86American KestrelFalco sparverius
87Aplomado FalconFalco femoralis
88Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

Parrots: Psittacidae

89Burrowing ParakeetCyanoliseus patagonus

Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

90Common MinerGeositta cunicularia
91Short-billed MinerGeositta antarctica
92Band-tailed EarthcreeperOchetorhynchus phoenicurus
93Wren-like RushbirdPhleocryptes melanops
94Scale-throated EarthcreeperUpucerthia dumetaria
95Buff-winged CinclodesCinclodes fuscus
96Plain-mantled Tit-SpinetailLeptasthenura aegithaloides
97Sharp-billed CanasteroAsthenes pyrrholeuca
98Patagonian CanasteroPseudasthenes patagonica

Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

99Many-colored Rush TyrantTachuris rubrigastra
100Tufted Tit-TyrantAnairetes parulus
101White-crested ElaeniaElaenia albiceps
102Austral NegritoLessonia rufa
103Spectacled TyrantHymenops perspicillatus
104Dark-faced Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola maclovianus
105Cinnamon-bellied Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola capistratus
106Chocolate-vented TyrantNeoxolmis rufiventris
107Black-billed Shrike-TyrantAgriornis montanus
108Gray-bellied Shrike-TyrantAgriornis micropterus
109Lesser Shrike-TyrantAgriornis murinus
110Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
111Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus

Swallows: Hirundinidae

112Chilean SwallowTachycineta leucopyga
113Southern MartinProgne elegans
114Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
115Barn SwallowHirundo rustica

Wrens: Troglodytidae

116House WrenTroglodytes aedon
117Grass WrenCistothorus platensis

Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

118Patagonian MockingbirdMimus patagonicus

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

119Austral ThrushTurdus falcklandii

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

120House SparrowPasser domesticus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

121Correndera PipitAnthus correndera

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

122Black-chinned SiskinSpinus barbatus

New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

123Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

124Long-tailed MeadowlarkLeistes loyca
125Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
126Yellow-winged BlackbirdAgelasticus thilius

Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

127Gray-hooded Sierra FinchPhrygilus gayi
128Mourning Sierra FinchRhopospina fruticeti
129Patagonian 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.