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Torres del Paine National Park

all seasons in one day

And as promised, here is the post with all of the bird & wildlife photos from Torres del Paine National Park that I couldn’t previously post due to a lack of working Chilean adapters for my camera battery. Let’s start with the common birds from Day 1 of the park: juvenile AUSTRAL THRUSH
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SOUTHERN LAPWING:
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MAGELLANIC OYSTERCATCHER:
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Female AUSTRAL NEGRITO:
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Juvenile GREAT GREBE, awesome-looking!
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FIRE-EYED DIUCON:
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Day 2–
DARK-BELLIED CINCLODES:
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AUSTRAL PARAKEET:
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STRIPED WOODPECKER, hard to find here!
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BLACK-CHINNED SISKIN:
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TORRENT DUCK, my favorite bird in the park!!!! Super uncommon and local species, and just an awesome-looking bird in general! Also very fast moving — difficult for photography.
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Day 3–
WHITE-CRESTED ELAENIA showing off!
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BLACK-CHESTED BUZZARD-EAGLE:
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CINEROUS HARRIER hunting:
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EARED DOVE:
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LONG-TAILED MEADOWLARK:
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SPECTACLED DUCK, life bird!!
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SOUTH AMERICAN TERN:
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RED-GARTERED COOT:
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LAKE DUCK, life bird!
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UPLAND GOOSE:
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Juvenile RUFUOS-COLLARED SPARROW:
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Guanaco:
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BLACK-NECKED & COSCOROBA SWANS:
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CHILOE WIGEONS:
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LESSER RHEA:
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MOURNING SIERRA-FINCH, life bird:
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Amazing lamb tongue salad at the Estancia Tercera Barranca.
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The moon, incredibly large in the sky here in Patagonia:
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Gray Fox:
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Day 4–
SCALE-THROATED EARTHCREEPER, life bird:
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ANDEAN CONDOR:
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BROWN-HOODED GULL:
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RED SHOVELERS:
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GRAY-HOODED SIERRA-FINCH:
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CHILEAN FLAMINGO with BLACK-NECKED SWANS:
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RUFOUS-TAILED PLANTCUTTER, a life bird:
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FLYING STEAMER-DUCK:
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ASHY-HEADED GOOSE:
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Day 5–
gigantic European Hare, an introduced species here:
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PATAGONIAN SIERRA-FINCH:
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All the rest of the photos from the trip have been included in previous posts, available for viewing either by scrolling down or clicking links to them in the panel to the right. Hope you enjoyed!!

Good birding,
Henry
World Life List: 1108 Species

Posted by skwclar 16:16 Archived in Chile

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Henry, thank you for sharing. It was a pleasure to read about your trip, and view all your photos.

by Marlene Scott

Thank you so much for sharing your trip with us! Your photos are amazing. I'm in awe at your ability to identify all of those birds.

by Kate Lehman

Wow! That's all I can say - thanks so much for sharing!

by Mary Stevens

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