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El Chaltén, trekking capital of Argentina

Province of Santa Cruz • Argentina

Photos of fauna in El Chaltén

This is the land of the condor, the huemul, the puma, the guanaco and the choique. But undoubtedly the most frequent presence amongst the local wildlife are the birds. Notes: F: female; M: male.

  • Pteroptochos tarnii
    Black-throated Huet-Huet
    Pteroptochos tarnii

  • Long-tailed meadowlark
  • Milvago Chimango
    Chimango caracara
    Milvago Chimango
  • Chloephaga poliocephala
    Ashy-headed goose
    Chloephaga poliocephala
  • Theristicus melanopis
    Black-faced iris
    Theristicus melanopis
  • Phoenicopterus chilensis
    Chilean flamingo
    Phoenicopterus chilensis
  • Caracara plancus
    Southern crested-caracara
    Caracara plancus
  • Vespula germanica
    Yellow jackets wasp
    Vespula germanica
  • Turdus falcklandii
    Austral Thrush
    Turdus falcklandii
  • Aegorhinus bulbifer
    Weevil
    Aegorhinus bulbifer
  • Speculanas specularis
    Spectacled duck
    Speculanas specularis
  • Elaenia albiceps
    White-crested elaenia
    Elaenia albiceps
  • Vanellus chilensis
    Southern lapwing
    Vanellus chilensis
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Peludo
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Geranoaetus melanoleucus
    Black-chested buzzard-eagle
    Geranoaetus melanoleucus
  • Geranoaetus melanoleucus
    Black-chested buzzard-eagle
    Geranoaetus melanoleucus
  • Merganetta armatta
    Torrent duck (M)
    Merganetta armatta
  • Phrygilus patagonicus
    Patagonian sierra-finch
    Phrygilus patagonicus
  • Gallinago gallinago
    Common snipe (J)
    Gallinago gallinago
  • Glaucidium nanum
    Austral pygmy-owl
    Glaucidium nanum
  • Taurocerastes patagonicus
    Beetle (M)
    Taurocerastes patagonicus
  • Troglodytes aedon
    House wren
    Troglodytes aedon
  • Caracara plancus
    Southern crested-caracara (J)
    Caracara plancus
  • Carduelis barbata
    Black-chinned siskin
    Carduelis barbata
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanaco
    Lama guanicoe
  • Chloephaga picta
    Upland goose (F)
    Chloephaga picta
  • Xolmis pyrope
    Fire-eyed diucon
    Xolmis pyrope
  • Aphrastura spinicauda
    Thorn-tailed rayadito
    Aphrastura spinicauda
  • Bombus dahlbomii
    Mangangá
    Bombus dahlbomii
  • Campephilus magellanicus
    Magellanic woodpecker (M)
    Campephilus magellanicus
  • Rhionaeschna Variegata
    Mosaic Darner
    Rhionaeschna Variegata
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanaco
    Lama guanicoe
  • Theristicus melanopis
    Black-faced ibis
    Theristicus melanopis
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Crested duck
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Anas platalea
    Red shoveler
    Anas platalea
  • Vanellus chilensis
    Southern lapwing
    Vanellus chilensis
  • Sturnella loyca
    Long-tailed meadowlark
    Sturnella loyca
  • Lessonia rufa
    Rufous-backed negrito (M)
    Lessonia rufa
  • Phrygilus gayi
    Gray-hooded sierra-finch (H)
    Phrygilus gayi
  • Colaptes pitius
    Chilean flicker
    Colaptes pitius
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanacos
    Lama guanicoe
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Crested duck
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Nannophryne variegata
    Patagonian Toad
    Nannophryne variegata
  • Phrygilus gayi
    Gray-hooded sierra-finch (M)
    Phrygilus gayi
  • Chloephaga poliocephala
    Ashy-headed goose
    Chloephaga poliocephala
  • Phrygilus patagonicus
    Patagonian sierra-finch
    Phrygilus patagonicus
  • Vultur gryphus
    Andean condor
    Vultur gryphus
  • Zonotrichia capensis
    Rufuous-collared sparrow
    Zonotrichia capensis
  • Lepus europaeus
    Common hare
    Lepus europaeus
  • Enicognathus ferrugineus
    Austral parakeet
    Enicognathus ferrugineus
  • Lycalopex griseus
    South American Gray Fox (H)
    Lycalopex griseus
  • Coscoroba coscoroba
    Coscoroba swan
    Coscoroba coscoroba
  • Falco sparverius
    American kestrel
    Falco sparverius
  • Charadrius falklandicus
    Two-banded plover
    Charadrius falklandicus
  • Cygnus melancoryphus
    Black-necked swan
    Cygnus melancoryphus
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanaco
    Lama guanicoe
  • Colaptes pitius
    Chilean flicker
    Colaptes pitius

  • Beetle
  • Anas platalea
    Red shoveler (F)
    Anas platalea
  • Anthus correndera
    Correndera pipit
    Anthus correndera
  • Theristicus melanopis
    Black-faced iris
    Theristicus melanopis

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