Torres del Paine National Park
Saturday 11 January 2020
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
Female AUSTRAL NEGRITO:
Juvenile GREAT GREBE, awesome-looking!
STRIPED WOODPECKER, hard to find here!
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.
WHITE-CRESTED ELAENIA showing off!
CINEROUS HARRIER hunting:
SPECTACLED DUCK, life bird!!
SOUTH AMERICAN TERN:
LAKE DUCK, life bird!
Juvenile RUFUOS-COLLARED SPARROW:
BLACK-NECKED & COSCOROBA SWANS:
MOURNING SIERRA-FINCH, life bird:
Amazing lamb tongue salad at the Estancia Tercera Barranca.
The moon, incredibly large in the sky here in Patagonia:
SCALE-THROATED EARTHCREEPER, life bird:
CHILEAN FLAMINGO with BLACK-NECKED SWANS:
RUFOUS-TAILED PLANTCUTTER, a life bird:
gigantic European Hare, an introduced species here:
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!!
World Life List: 1108 Species