The Birds of Tierra del Fuego (February 2008)

All photographs copyright Paul Gale

The striking ornithological feature is the large number of geese, particularly up towards Rio Grande.

Birds of Prey

Ducks, Geese & Swans

Southern Lapwing

Black-faced Ibis


South American Tern

South American Snipe

White-crowned Elaenia


Austral Negrito

Correndera Pipit

Magellanic Tapaculo

Thorn-tailed Rayadito

Dark-bellied Cinclodes

Fire-eyed Diucon

Grey-hooded Sierra-Finch

Long-tailed Meadowlark

White-rumped Sandpiper

Not photographed: Rufous Hornero and Southern Martins at Buenos Aeries

Austral Parakeet and Andean Condor at Ushuaia

 Green-backed Firecrown in the forest at Ushuaia

Two Bicolored Hawks on wires at Ushuaia

Austral Thrush at Ushuaia

American Kestrel in Rio Grande