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BIRDS IN PATAGONIA

PÁJAROS EN PATAGONIA

  Abundance Codes

D

Distribution range deducted from map, not actual record.

P

Present, abundance not determined.

C

Within its range, varying from common to occasional

O

Rare, wandered outside of its normal range but still may be expected from time to time. Normally between 10 - 100 records.

V

Vagrant, accidental, species far out of its normal distribution range. >10 observations.

I

Introduced species.

Q

Not verified.

X

Extinct.

XL

Extinct in country

Status of Permanence Codes

R

Resident, present  year around.

N

Nests in the area but absent during part of the year.

M

Migrant, non-breeding. May spend a short period or the entire winter.

W

Wintering; stays in the area, while its primary nesting range is elsewhere.

E

National endemic.

*

National bird.

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WICE BIRDLIST

XX Species full name Birds Pajaros CPA
  Tinamotis ingoufi Patagonian Tinamou Inambú patagónico D
  Callipepla californica California Quail Codorniz de California D
  Anas bahamensis White-cheeked Pintail Pato gargantilla (Arg, Bo, Uy) D
  Anas cyanoptera Cinnamon Teal Pato colorado (Arg), Cerceta Colorada, Cerceta cataña (Cr) D
  Anas flavirostris Speckled Teal Pato barcino (Arg, Uy, Bo) D
  Anas georgica Yellow-billed Pintail Pato maicero (Arg,Bo) D
  Anas platalea Red Shoveler Pato cuchara (Arg, Bo, Cl) D
  Anas sibilatrix Chiloe Wigeon Pato ovejero (Arg, Bo, Uy), Silbón Overo D
  Anas specularis Spectacled Duck Pato de anteojos (Arg) D
  Chloephaga hybrida Kelp Goose Cauquén Caranca D
  Chloephaga picta Upland Goose Cauquén común (Arg) D
  Chloephaga poliocephala Ashy-headed Goose Cauquén real/Cabecigrís (Arg) D
  Chloephaga rubidiceps Ruddy-headed Goose Cauquén colorado (Arg) D
  Coscoroba coscoroba Coscoroba Swan Cisne Coscoroba (Arg) D
  Cygnus melanocorypha Black-necked Swan Cisne de cuello negro (Arg, Cl, Uy) D
  Lophonetta specularioides Crested Duck Ánade Juarjual D
  Merganetta armata Torrent Duck Pato de los torrentes (Arg), Pato Torrentero D
  Netta peposaca Rosy-billed Pochard Pato picazo (Arg, Bo, Uy), Pato negro (Cl) D
  Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy Duck Pato zambullidor grande (Arg), Malvasía Canela D
  Oxyura vittata Lake Duck Pato zambullidor chico (Arg), Malvasía Argentina D
  Tachyeres patachonicus Flying Steamerduck Quetro volador (Arg, Cl) D
  Tachyeres pteneres Flightless Steamerduck Quetro austral (Arg), Patovapor del Magallanes D
  Campephilus magellanicus Magellanic Woodpecker Carpintero negro gigante (Arg) D
  Colaptes pitius Chilean Flicker Pitío (Arg, Cl) D
  Picoides lignarius Striped Woodpecker Carpintero bataraz grande (Arg) D
  Megaceryle torquata Ringed Kingfisher Martín pescador grande (Arg) D
  Enicognathus ferrugineus Austral Parakeet Cachaña (Arg, Cl), Cotorra Cachaña D
  Enicognathus leptorhynchus Slender-billed Parakeet Choroy (Cl), Cotorra Choroy D
  Oreotrochilus leucopleurus White-sided Hillstar Picaflor serrano chico, Colibrí Cordillerano D
  Sephanoides sephaniodes Green-backed Firecrown Picaflor rubí (Arg) D
  Tyto alba Barn Owl Lechuza de campanario (Arg, Bo), Lechuza Común, Lechuza ratonera (Cr), Lechuza (HN) D
  Asio flammeus Short-eared Owl Lechuzón de campo (Arg), Búho Campestre, Lechuza campestre (Cr) D
  Bubo virginianus Great Horned Owl Ñacurutú (Arg, Uy, Bo), Buho grande (Cr), Búho Cornudo Americano, Estiquirín (HN) D
  Glaucidium nanum Austral Pygmy-Owl Caburé grande (Arg), Chuncho, Mochuelo Patagón D
  Strix rufipes Rufous-legged Owl Lechuza bataraz (Arg), Concón, Cárabo Bataraz D
  Columba araucana Chilean Pigeon Paloma araucana (Arg), Torcaza (Cl) D
  Metriopelia melanoptera Black-winged Ground-Dove Palomita de alas negras (Arg), Palomita Alinegra D
  Zenaida auriculata Eared Dove Torcaza (Arg), Zenaida Torcaza D
  Fulica armillata Red-gartered Coot Gallareta ligas rojas (Arg), Focha de Ligas D
  Fulica leucoptera White-winged Coot Gallareta chica (Arg), Focha Aliblanca D
  Fulica rufifrons Red-fronted Coot Galleretadeescudeterojo(Arg), Focha Frentirroja D
  Gallinula melanops Spot-flanked Gallinule Pollona pintada (Arg), Gallineta Pintada D
  Pardirallus sanguinolentus Plumbeous Rail Gallineta común (Arg, Bo), Rascón Gallineta D
  Rallus antarcticus Austral Rail Gallineta chica (Arg), Rascón Pidén(Esp) D
  Attagis gayi Rufous-bellied Seedsnipe Agachona grande (Arg, Bo)(Esp) D
  Attagis malouinus White-bellied Seedsnipe Agachona patagónica (Arg)(Esp) D
  Thinocorus orbignyianus Grey-breasted Seedsnipe Agachona de collar (Arg, Bo), Agachona Mediana D
  Thinocorus rumicivorus Least Seedsnipe Agachona chica (Arg)(Esp) D
  Aphriza virgata Surfbird Playero de las rompientres (Arg, Cl), Chorlito de rompientes (Cr) D
  Arenaria interpres Ruddy Turnstone Vuelvepiedras (Arg), Vuelvepiedras Común, Vuelvepiedras rojizo (Cr), Alzacolita colorada (HN) D
  Calidris alba Sanderling Playerito blanco (Arg), Correlimos Tridáctilo, Playero arenero (Cr), Alzacolita arenera (HN) D
  Gallinago paraguaiae South American Snipe Becasina común (Arg, Uy), Agachadiza Suramericana D
  Gallinago stricklandii Fuegian Snipe Becasina grande (Arg, Cl, Bo), Agachadiza Fueguina D
  Numenius phaeopus Whimbrel Playero trinador (Arg), Zarapito Trinador, Playero pico curvo (HN) D
  Phalaropus tricolor Wilson's Phalarope Falaropo común (Arg), Falaropo Tricolor D
  Tringa melanoleuca Greater Yellowlegs Archibebe Patigualdo grande, Patiamarillo mayor (Cr), Playero mayor de patas amarillas (HN) D
  Charadrius alexandrinus Kentish Plover Chorlitejo patinegro (Cr), Chorlito Níveo, Chorlito alejandrino (Mex), Playero nevado (HN) D
  Charadrius falklandicus Two-banded Plover Chorlito doble collar (Arg), Chorlitejo Malvinero D
  Charadrius modestus Rufous-chested Plover Chorlo pecho canela (Arg), Chorlito Chileno D
  Haematopus ater Blackish Oystercatcher Ostrero negro (Arg), Ostrero Negro Suramericano D
  Haematopus leucopodus Magellanic Oystercatcher Ostrero austral (Arg), Ostrero Magallánico D
  Oreopholus ruficollis Tawny-throated Dotterel Chorlo cabezón (Arg), Chorlito Cabezón D
  Catharacta maccormicki South Polar Skua Págalo Polar, Salteador polar (Cr) D
  Catharacta skua Great Skua Escúa común (Arg), Págalo Grande D
  Larus dominicanus Kelp Gull Gaviota cocinera (Arg, Uy), Gaviota Cocinera D
  Larus maculipennis Brown-hooded Gull Gaviota capucho café (Arg, Uy), Gaviota Cahuil D
  Larus pipixcan Franklin's Gull Gaviota chica (Arg), Gaviota Pipizcan, Gaviota de franklin (Cr) D
  Larus scoresbii Dolphin Gull Gaviota gris (Arg), Gaviota Patagona D
  Larus serranus Andean Gull Gaviota andina (Arg, Cl, Bo), Gaviota Andina D
  Rynchops niger Black Skimmer Rayador (Arg, Uy, Cl, Bo), Rayador Americano, Rayador negro (Cr), Rayadora (HN) D
  Stercorarius parasiticus Parasitic Jaeger Salteador chico (Arg, Cl), Págalo Parásito, Gaviota parasítica (HN) D
  Stercorarius pomarinus Pomarine Jaeger Salteador grande (Arg), Págalo Pomarino D
  Sterna hirundinacea South American Tern Gaviotín/Charrán sudamericano (Arg, Cl), D
  Sterna hirundo Common Tern Gaviotín golondrina (Arg), Charrán Común, Gaviota golondrina común (HN) D
  Sterna paradisaea Arctic Tern Gaviotín ártico (Arg, Uy, Cl), Charrán Ártico D
  Sterna trudeaui Snowy-crowned Tern Gaviotín lagunero (Arg), Charrán Coroniblanco D
  Sterna vittata Antarctic Tern Gaviotín/Charrán antártico (Arg, Cl, Uy), D
  Accipiter bicolor Bicolored Hawk Esparvero variado (Arg), Gavilán Bicolor(Esp) D
  Buteo polyosoma Red-backed Hawk Aguilucho común (Arg, Bo), Busardo Dorsirrojo D
  Buteo ventralis Rufous-tailed Hawk Aguilucho de cola rojiza (Arg, Cl),Busardo Patagón D
  Circus cinereus Cinereous Harrier Aguilucho Ceniciento (Arg) D
  Geranoaetus melanoleucus Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Aguila mora (Arg, Uy, Bo), Águila Mora(Esp) D
  Caracara plancus Southern Caracara Carancho (Arg, Bo), Caracara Carancho, Quebrantahuesos (HN) D
  Falco femoralis Aplomado Falcon Halcón plomizo (Arg), Halcón Aleto(Esp), Halcón aplomado (Cr) D
  Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon Halcón peregrino(Arg, Bo, Uy, Cl), Halcón peregrino D
  Falco sparverius American Kestrel Halconcito colorado (Arg, Bo), Cernícalo Americano, Lis lis (HN) D
  Milvago chimango Chimango Caracara Chimango (Arg, Bo, Uy), Caracara Chimango D
  Phalcoboenus albogularis White-throated Caracara Matamico blanco (Arg) D
  Phalcoboenus australis Striated Caracara Matamico grande (Arg), Caracara Austral(Esp) D
  Podiceps major Great Grebe Macá grande (Arg, Uy, Bo), Somormujo Macachón D
  Podiceps occipitalis Silvery Grebe Maca plateado (Arg, Bo), Zampullín Blanquillo D
  Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed Grebe Maca de pico grueso, Zampullín Picogrueso, zambullidor Piquipinto (Cr), zambullidor pico rayado (HN) D
  Rollandia rolland White-tufted Grebe Macá común (Arg, Uy, Bo) D
  Phalacrocorax atriceps Imperial Shag Cormorán imperial (Arg, Cl) D
  Phalacrocorax bougainvillii Guanay Cormorant Guaynay (Arg, Cl) D
  Phalacrocorax brasilianus Neotropic Cormorant Biguá (Arg, Bo), Cormorán Neotropical D
  Phalacrocorax gaimardi Red-legged Cormorant Cormorán gris (Arg) D
  Phalacrocorax magellanicus Rock Shag Cormorán cuello negro (Arg) D
  Ardea alba Great Egret Garza blanca (Arg, Bo), Garzón blanco (HN) D
  Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret Garcilla bueyera (Arg, Bo), Garcita bueyera (HN) D
  Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-Heron Garza bruja (Arg, Uy), Martinete Común, Martinete coroninegro, Garza nocturna corona negra (HN) D
  Phoenicopterus chilensis Chilean Flamingo Flamenco austral (Arg), Flamenco Chileno D
  Theristicus melanopis Black-faced Ibis Bandurria común (Arg), Bandurria (Cl) D
  Pelecanus thagus Peruvian Pelican Pelícano (Cl), Pelícano Chileno D
  Cathartes aura Turkey Vulture Oripopo cabeza colorada, Zopilote cabecirrojo (Cr), Aura Cabecirroja, Cute (HN) D
  Ciconia maguari Maguari Stork Cigüeña americana (Arg, Bo), Cigüeña Maguari D
  Vultur gryphus Andean Condor Cóndor Andino D
  Aptenodytes forsteri Emperor Penguin Pingüino emperador (Arg, Cl) D
  Aptenodytes patagonicus King Penguin Pingüino rey (Arg, Cl) D
  Eudyptes chrysocome Rockhopper Penguin Pingüino de penacho amarillo, Pingüino Saltarrocas D
  Pygoscelis papua Gentoo Penguin Pingüino de vincha (Arg), Pingüino Juanito D
  Spheniscus magellanicus Magellanic Penguin Pingüino patagónico (Arg) D
  Aphrodroma brevirostris Kerguelen Petrel Petrel pizarra (Arg) D
  Daption capense Cape Petrel Petrel damero (Arg), Petrel Damero D
  Diomedea epomophora Royal Albatross Albatros real ( Arg, Uy, Cl) D
  Diomedea exulans Wandering Albatross Albatros errante (Arg, Cl), Albatros Viajero D
  Fregetta grallaria White-bellied Storm-Petrel Paiño vientre blanco (Arg), Paíño Ventriblanco D
  Fregetta tropica Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Paiño vientre negro (Arg), Paíño Ventrinegro D
  Fulmarus glacialoides Southern Fulmar Petrel plateado (Arg, Cl), Fulmar Austral D
  Garrodia nereis Grey-backed Storm-Petrel Golondrina de mar subantártica, Paíño Dorsigrís D
  Halobaena caerulea Blue Petrel Petrel Azulado D
  Macronectes giganteus Antarctic Giant-Petrel Petrel gigante común, Abanto-marino Antártico D
  Oceanites oceanicus Wilson's Storm-Petrel Paiño común (Arg), Paíño de Wilson, Paiño de Wilson (Cr) D
  Pachyptila belcheri Slender-billed Prion Prion pico fino (Arg), Pato-petrel Picofino D
  Pachyptila desolata Antarctic Prion Prion pico grande (Arg), Pato-petrel Antártico D
  Pachyptila salvini Medium-billed Prion Pato-petrel de Salvin D
  Pachyptila vittata Broad-billed Prion Pato-petrel Piquiancho D
  Pelecanoides magellani Magellanic Diving-Petrel Yunco ceja blanca (Arg), Potoyunco Magallánico D
  Phoebetria fusca Sooty Albatross Albatros oscuro (Arg, Cl), Albatros Ahumado D
  Phoebetria palpebrata Light-mantled Albatross Albatros manto claro (Arg), Albatros Tiznado D
  Procellaria aequinoctialis White-chinned Petrel Petrel barba blanca (Arg), Pardela Gorgiblanca D
  Procellaria cinerea Grey Petrel Petrel ceniciento (Arg), Pardela gris D
  Pterodroma externa Juan Fernandez Petrel Petrel cuello blanco (Arg) D
  Pterodroma lessonii White-headed Petrel Petrel cabeza blanca (Arg), Petrel Cabeciblanco D
  Pterodroma macroptera Great-winged Petrel Petrel apizarrado/Aligrande (Arg) D
  Puffinus assimilis Little Shearwater Pardela chica (Arg), Pardela Chica D
  Puffinus creatopus Pink-footed Shearwater Fardela blanca (Cl), Pardela Patirrosa, Pardela blanca común (Cr) D
  Puffinus gravis Great Shearwater Pardela cabeza negra (Arg), Pardela Capirotada D
  Puffinus griseus Sooty Shearwater Pardela oscura (Arg), Pardela Sombría, Pardela sombría (Cr), Pardela gris (HN) D
  Thalassarche cauta Shy Albatross Albatros corona blanca, Albatros Frentiblanco D
  Thalassarche chrysostoma Grey-headed Albatross Albatros cabeza gris, Albatros Cabecigrís D
  Thalassarche melanophris Black-browed Albatross Albatros ceja negra, Albatros Ojeroso D
  Thalassoica antarctica Antarctic Petrel Petrel antártico (Arg, Cl) D
  Agriornis livida Great Shrike-Tyrant Gaucho grande (Arg) D
  Agriornis montana Black-billed Shrike-Tyrant Gaucho serrano (Arg) D
  Anairetes parulus Tufted Tit-Tyrant Cachudito pico negro (Arg) D
  Colorhamphus parvirostris Patagonian Tyrant Peutrén (Arg) D
  Elaenia albiceps White-crested Elaenia Fiofío silbón (Arg) D
  Lessonia rufa Patagonian Negrito Sobrepuesto (Arg), Negrito (Bo, Uy) D
  Muscisaxicola albilora White-browed Ground-Tyrant Dormilona de ceja blanca (Arg, Bo, Cl) D
  Muscisaxicola capistrata Cinnamon-bellied Ground-Tyrant Dormilona de corana castaña (Arg) D
  Muscisaxicola flavinucha Ochre-naped Ground-Tyrant Dormilona de nuca amarilla (Arg, Bo) D
  Muscisaxicola macloviana Dark-faced Ground-Tyrant Dormilona cara negra (Arg) D
  Muscisaxicola maculirostris Spot-billed Ground-Tyrant Dormilona chica (Arg, Bo, Cl) D
  Phytotoma rara Rufous-tailed Plantcutter Rara (Arg, Cl) D
  Xolmis pyrope Fire-eyed Diucon Diucón (Arg, Cl) D
  Xolmis rufiventris Chocolate-vented Tyrant Chocolate (Arg) D
  Aphrastura spinicauda Thorn-tailed Rayadito Rayadito (Arg, Cl) D
  Asthenes anthoides Austral Canastero Canastero manchado chico (Arg) D
  Asthenes modesta Cordilleran Canastero Canastero pálido (Arg, Bo) D
  Cinclodes antarcticus Blackish Cinclodes Remolinera negra (Arg) D
  Cinclodes fuscus Bar-winged Cinclodes Remolinera común (Arg) D
  Cinclodes oustaleti Grey-flanked Cinclodes Remolinera chica (Arg) D
  Cinclodes patagonicus Dark-bellied Cinclodes Remolinera estriada (Arg) D
  Geositta antarctica Short-billed Miner Caminera patagónica (Arg) D
  Geositta cunicularia Common Miner Caminera común (Arg, Bo) D
  Geositta rufipennis Rufous-banded Miner Caminera rojiza (Arg, Bo) D
  Leptasthenura aegithaloides Plain-mantled Tit-Spinetail Coludito común (Arg, Bo) D
  Pygarrhichas albogularis White-throated Treerunner Comesebo (Arg) D
  Sylviorthorhynchus desmursii Des Murs's Wiretail Colilarga (Arg, Cl) D
  Upucerthia dumetaria Scale-throated Earthcreeper Bandurrita común (Arg, Bo) D
  Upucerthia ruficauda Straight-billed Earthcreeper Bandurrita de pico recto (Arg) D
  Eugralla paradoxa Ochre-flanked Tapaculo Churrín grande (Arg) D
  Pteroptochos tarnii Black-throated Huet-huet Huet-huet o Tapacola (Arg) D
  Scelorchilus rubecula Chucao Tapaculo Chucao (Arg, Cl) D
  Scytalopus magellanicus Magellanic Tapaculo Churrín andino patagónico (Arg) D
  Turdus falcklandii Austral Thrush Zorzal patagónico (Arg), Zorzal (Cl) D
  Mimus patagonicus Patagonian Mockingbird Calandria mora (Arg) D
  Cistothorus platensis Sedge Wren Ratona aperdizada (Arg), Soterrey sabanero (Cr), Colchonero sabanero (HN) D
  Troglodytes aedon House Wren Ratona común (Arg, Bo), Soterrey cucarachero (Cr), cucarachero (HN) D
  Notiochelidon cyanoleuca Blue-and-white Swallow Golondrina barranquera (Arg), Golondrina azul y blanco (Cr) D
  Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff Swallow Golondrina rabadilla canela (Arg), Golondrina Risquera, Golondrina de alcantarilla (HN) D
  Tachycineta meyeni Chilean Swallow Golondrina patagónica (Arg, Bo) D
  Anthus correndera Correndera Pipit Cachirla común (Arg, Bo) D
  Passer domesticus House Sparrow Gorrión Común D
  Agelaius thilius Yellow-winged Blackbird Varillero ala amarilla (Arg) D
  Carduelis barbata Black-chinned Siskin Cabecitanegra austral (Arg) D
  Curaeus curaeus Austral Blackbird Tordo patagónico (Arg) D
  Diuca diuca Common Diuca-Finch Diuca común (Arg) D
  Diuca speculifera White-winged Diuca-Finch Diuca ala blanca (Arg, Cl) D
  Melanodera melanodera Canary-winged Finch Yal austral (Arg, Cl) D
  Melanodera xanthogramma Yellow-bridled Finch Yal andino (Arg) D
  Phrygilus fruticeti Mourning Sierra-Finch Yal negro (Arg, Bo) D
  Phrygilus gayi Grey-hooded Sierra-Finch Comesebo amarillo (Arg) D
  Phrygilus patagonicus Patagonian Sierra-Finch Comesebo patagónico (Arg) D
  Phrygilus unicolor Plumbeous Sierra-Finch Yal plomizo (Arg) D
  Sicalis lebruni Patagonian Yellow-Finch   D
  Sicalis luteola Grassland Yellow-Finch Misto (Arg, Uy), Chirigüe sabanero (Cr), Pinzón amarillo (HN) D
  Sturnella loyca Long-tailed Meadowlark Pecho colorado grande (Arg) D
  Zonotrichia capensis Rufous-collared Sparrow Chingolo (Arg, Bo), Pinzón collar rojizo (HN) D