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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.

  • Sturnella loyca
    Long-tailed meadowlark
    Sturnella loyca
  • Troglodytes aedon
    House wren
    Troglodytes aedon
  • Glaucidium nanum
    Austral pygmy-owl
    Glaucidium nanum
  • Carduelis barbata
    Black-chinned siskin
    Carduelis barbata
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanaco
    Lama guanicoe
  • Enicognathus ferrugineus
    Austral parakeet
    Enicognathus ferrugineus
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanaco
    Lama guanicoe
  • Phrygilus patagonicus
    Patagonian sierra-finch
    Phrygilus patagonicus
  • Speculanas specularis
    Spectacled duck
    Speculanas specularis
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Crested duck
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Vespula germanica
    Yellow jackets wasp
    Vespula germanica
  • Vanellus chilensis
    Southern lapwing
    Vanellus chilensis
  • Falco sparverius
    American kestrel
    Falco sparverius
  • Coscoroba coscoroba
    Coscoroba swan
    Coscoroba coscoroba
  • Phrygilus gayi
    Gray-hooded sierra-finch (M)
    Phrygilus gayi

  • Beetle
  • Geranoaetus melanoleucus
    Black-chested buzzard-eagle
    Geranoaetus melanoleucus
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Peludo
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Turdus falcklandii
    Austral Thrush
    Turdus falcklandii
  • Merganetta armatta
    Torrent duck (M)
    Merganetta armatta
  • Gallinago gallinago
    Common snipe (J)
    Gallinago gallinago
  • Zonotrichia capensis
    Rufuous-collared sparrow
    Zonotrichia capensis
  • Milvago Chimango
    Chimango caracara
    Milvago Chimango
  • Aegorhinus bulbifer
    Weevil
    Aegorhinus bulbifer
  • Theristicus melanopis
    Black-faced ibis
    Theristicus melanopis
  • Pteroptochos tarnii
    Black-throated Huet-Huet
    Pteroptochos tarnii
  • Vultur gryphus
    Andean condor
    Vultur gryphus
  • Xolmis pyrope
    Fire-eyed diucon
    Xolmis pyrope

  • Long-tailed meadowlark
  • Lessonia rufa
    Rufous-backed negrito (M)
    Lessonia rufa
  • Taurocerastes patagonicus
    Beetle (M)
    Taurocerastes patagonicus
  • Chloephaga poliocephala
    Ashy-headed goose
    Chloephaga poliocephala
  • Chloephaga picta
    Upland goose (F)
    Chloephaga picta
  • Caracara plancus
    Southern crested-caracara
    Caracara plancus
  • Bombus dahlbomii
    Mangangá
    Bombus dahlbomii
  • Colaptes pitius
    Chilean flicker
    Colaptes pitius
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanaco
    Lama guanicoe
  • Rhionaeschna Variegata
    Mosaic Darner
    Rhionaeschna Variegata
  • Anthus correndera
    Correndera pipit
    Anthus correndera
  • Aphrastura spinicauda
    Thorn-tailed rayadito
    Aphrastura spinicauda
  • Campephilus magellanicus
    Magellanic woodpecker (M)
    Campephilus magellanicus
  • Chloephaga poliocephala
    Ashy-headed goose
    Chloephaga poliocephala
  • Vanellus chilensis
    Southern lapwing
    Vanellus chilensis
  • Theristicus melanopis
    Black-faced iris
    Theristicus melanopis
  • Elaenia albiceps
    White-crested elaenia
    Elaenia albiceps
  • Anas platalea
    Red shoveler (F)
    Anas platalea
  • Phoenicopterus chilensis
    Chilean flamingo
    Phoenicopterus chilensis
  • Anas platalea
    Red shoveler
    Anas platalea
  • Theristicus melanopis
    Black-faced iris
    Theristicus melanopis
  • Phrygilus gayi
    Gray-hooded sierra-finch (H)
    Phrygilus gayi
  • Lycalopex griseus
    South American Gray Fox (H)
    Lycalopex griseus
  • Phrygilus patagonicus
    Patagonian sierra-finch
    Phrygilus patagonicus
  • Nannophryne variegata
    Patagonian Toad
    Nannophryne variegata
  • Lepus europaeus
    Common hare
    Lepus europaeus
  • Colaptes pitius
    Chilean flicker
    Colaptes pitius
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Crested duck
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Geranoaetus melanoleucus
    Black-chested buzzard-eagle
    Geranoaetus melanoleucus
  • Caracara plancus
    Southern crested-caracara (J)
    Caracara plancus
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanacos
    Lama guanicoe
  • Cygnus melancoryphus
    Black-necked swan
    Cygnus melancoryphus
  • Charadrius falklandicus
    Two-banded plover
    Charadrius falklandicus

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