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.

  • Geranoaetus melanoleucus
    Black-chested buzzard-eagle
    Geranoaetus melanoleucus
  • Charadrius falklandicus
    Two-banded plover
    Charadrius falklandicus

  • Beetle
  • Gallinago gallinago
    Common snipe (J)
    Gallinago gallinago
  • Milvago Chimango
    Chimango caracara
    Milvago Chimango
  • Phrygilus gayi
    Gray-hooded sierra-finch (H)
    Phrygilus gayi
  • Geranoaetus melanoleucus
    Black-chested buzzard-eagle
    Geranoaetus melanoleucus
  • Nannophryne variegata
    Patagonian Toad
    Nannophryne variegata
  • Lama guanicoe
    Guanaco
    Lama guanicoe
  • Phrygilus gayi
    Gray-hooded sierra-finch (M)
    Phrygilus gayi
  • Theristicus melanopis
    Black-faced ibis
    Theristicus melanopis

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

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