Argentina: Birding in Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego

  • Patagonia is a vast and sparsely populated region with reliably easy birding. Visitors will enjoy dazzling views of Perito Moreno glacier, the Valdés Peninsula, the Argentine Lake District, Ushuaia and Tierra del Fuego while Birding the “End of the World”. This tour is a  lifetime experience as it provides the opportunity to such highly sought after species as Hooded Grebe, Patagonian Tinamou, Ruddy-headed Goose, Austral Canastero and Magellanic Plover; Austral Pygmy-Owl, Thorn-tailed Rayadito, White-throated Treerunner, Magellanic Woodpecker, Yellow-bridled Finch and White-bellied Seedsnipe; also Spectacled Duck, Ashy-headed Goose, Fuegian Steamer-Duck, Dolphin Gull and Chilean Skua.

  • Besides seeing close to 200 bird species and a large array of localized and unique bird species, participants will enjoy chances to view mammals like: Andean Cat, Patagonian Mara, Huemul Deer, Humboldt’s Hog-nosed Skunk, Puma, Guanaco, Patagonian Grey Fox, Fueguian Culpeo, Patagonian Armadillo, and even the hard to come by Pudu Deer.

More Details About this Trip:

Pricing:  $5,990 US Dollars, or £4,530 GBP* for 13 Days and 12 Nights. Extensions available.

 

Group Size: Most tours viable at 7 to 8 participants.

 

Upcoming Dates: 

 

 

  • The tour will follow the steps of such famous explorers and intrepid researchers as Ferdinand Magellan, Francis Drake and Charles Darwin

Mammals

Andean Cat, Patagonian Mara, Huemul Deer, Humboldt’s Hog-nosed Skunk, Puma, Guanaco, Patagonian Grey Fox, Fueguian Culpeo, Patagonian Armadillo, Pudu Deer, and Wolffsohn's Viscacha.

Birds

Hooded Grebe, Lesser (Darwin’s) Rhea, Patagonian Tinamou, Elegant Crested-Tinamou, South American Painted-Snipe, Austral Rail, Ruddy-headed Goose, Austral Canastero and Magellanic Plover; Austral Pygmy-Owl, Thorn-tailed Rayadito, Band-tailed Earthcreeper, Patagonian Canastero, Lesser Shrike-Tyrant, Rusty-backed Monjita, and Carbonated Sierra-Finch,  White-throated Treerunner, Magellanic Woodpecker, Yellow-bridled Finch and White-bellied Seedsnipe; also White-throated Caracara, Magellanic Diving-Petrel, Kelp Goose, Spectacled Duck, Ashy-headed Goose, Fuegian Steamer-Duck, Dolphin Gull and Chilean Skua.

Habitats and

Special Sites

Pampas of Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego, Los Glaciares National Park, Beagle Channel, Perito Moreno Glacier,  Marshes, Patagonian Scrub-Desert, Snow-capped Mountains, Beech (Nothofagus) Forests, Arid “Monte” Scrub, Patagonian Steppe.

Other Attractions

Easy trip with excellent accommodations, birding on roads or easy trails; no difficult hiking; pace relaxed.

Client Reports

Excellent trip, many new life birds.

Contact in the USA: Charles:

Forms and payments should be mailed to:

Charles Thornton-Kolbe (in Denver, Colorado)

Toll Free: (from USA or Canada): 

888-203-7464

Telephone: 720-320-1974

Email: charles@pibird.com

Address:

2443 South University

Suit 199

Denver, CO 80210

 

Partnership For International Birding

Address:

PO Box 219

Olyphant, PA 18447

Contact in the UK: Jennifer De Souza:

Jennifer De Souza (in Suffolk, England) 

Telephone: +44 755 214 2976

Address:

The Roost, Leiston Road

Middleton

Saxmundham

Suffolk

IP17 3NS

UK