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