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.

  • Anthus correndera
    Correndera pipit
    Anthus correndera
  • Cygnus melancoryphus
    Black-necked swan
    Cygnus melancoryphus
  • Milvago Chimango
    Chimango caracara
    Milvago Chimango
  • Theristicus melanopis
    Black-faced ibis
    Theristicus melanopis
  • Chloephaga poliocephala
    Ashy-headed goose
    Chloephaga poliocephala
  • Xolmis pyrope
    Fire-eyed diucon
    Xolmis pyrope
  • Rhionaeschna Variegata
    Mosaic Darner
    Rhionaeschna Variegata
  • Carduelis barbata
    Black-chinned siskin
    Carduelis barbata
  • Gallinago gallinago
    Common snipe (J)
    Gallinago gallinago
  • Phrygilus gayi
    Gray-hooded sierra-finch (M)
    Phrygilus gayi
  • Lycalopex griseus
    South American Gray Fox (H)
    Lycalopex griseus
  • Speculanas specularis
    Spectacled duck
    Speculanas specularis
  • Elaenia albiceps
    White-crested elaenia
    Elaenia albiceps
  • Enicognathus ferrugineus
    Austral parakeet
    Enicognathus ferrugineus
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Crested duck
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Colaptes pitius
    Chilean flicker
    Colaptes pitius
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Crested duck
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Merganetta armatta
    Torrent duck (M)
    Merganetta armatta
  • Aegorhinus bulbifer
    Weevil
    Aegorhinus bulbifer
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanaco
    Lama guanicoe
  • Turdus falcklandii
    Austral Thrush
    Turdus falcklandii
  • Zonotrichia capensis
    Rufuous-collared sparrow
    Zonotrichia capensis
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanaco
    Lama guanicoe
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Peludo
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanacos
    Lama guanicoe
  • Theristicus melanopis
    Black-faced iris
    Theristicus melanopis
  • Sturnella loyca
    Long-tailed meadowlark
    Sturnella loyca
  • Theristicus melanopis
    Black-faced iris
    Theristicus melanopis

  • Long-tailed meadowlark
  • Anas platalea
    Red shoveler
    Anas platalea
  • Glaucidium nanum
    Austral pygmy-owl
    Glaucidium nanum
  • Nannophryne variegata
    Patagonian Toad
    Nannophryne variegata
  • Caracara plancus
    Southern crested-caracara (J)
    Caracara plancus
  • Geranoaetus melanoleucus
    Black-chested buzzard-eagle
    Geranoaetus melanoleucus
  • Falco sparverius
    American kestrel
    Falco sparverius
  • Charadrius falklandicus
    Two-banded plover
    Charadrius falklandicus
  • Chloephaga poliocephala
    Ashy-headed goose
    Chloephaga poliocephala
  • Bombus dahlbomii
    Mangangá
    Bombus dahlbomii
  • Troglodytes aedon
    House wren
    Troglodytes aedon
  • Geranoaetus melanoleucus
    Black-chested buzzard-eagle
    Geranoaetus melanoleucus
  • Lepus europaeus
    Common hare
    Lepus europaeus
  • Pteroptochos tarnii
    Black-throated Huet-Huet
    Pteroptochos tarnii

  • Beetle
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanaco
    Lama guanicoe
  • Anas platalea
    Red shoveler (F)
    Anas platalea
  • Vespula germanica
    Yellow jackets wasp
    Vespula germanica
  • Phrygilus patagonicus
    Patagonian sierra-finch
    Phrygilus patagonicus
  • Chloephaga picta
    Upland goose (F)
    Chloephaga picta
  • Campephilus magellanicus
    Magellanic woodpecker (M)
    Campephilus magellanicus
  • Taurocerastes patagonicus
    Beetle (M)
    Taurocerastes patagonicus
  • Coscoroba coscoroba
    Coscoroba swan
    Coscoroba coscoroba
  • Vanellus chilensis
    Southern lapwing
    Vanellus chilensis
  • Lessonia rufa
    Rufous-backed negrito (M)
    Lessonia rufa
  • Vanellus chilensis
    Southern lapwing
    Vanellus chilensis
  • Phoenicopterus chilensis
    Chilean flamingo
    Phoenicopterus chilensis
  • Phrygilus patagonicus
    Patagonian sierra-finch
    Phrygilus patagonicus
  • Colaptes pitius
    Chilean flicker
    Colaptes pitius
  • Aphrastura spinicauda
    Thorn-tailed rayadito
    Aphrastura spinicauda
  • Phrygilus gayi
    Gray-hooded sierra-finch (H)
    Phrygilus gayi
  • Caracara plancus
    Southern crested-caracara
    Caracara plancus
  • Vultur gryphus
    Andean condor
    Vultur gryphus

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