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BIRDING TOUR IN USHUAIA

Season: October to April

Program: Full day tour.

In the Morning: Birding tour to Martial Glacier (glacier area). Amid the High Andean vegetation, several species of birds can be observed. Passing the timberline, there is a strong chance of spotting the White–bellied Seedsnipe (habitat: 500/ 700m above sea level). Duration: 4 hours. Total number of kilometers for the morning: 20

Birds: White–bellied Seedsnipe, Gray–flanked Cinclodes, Andean Tapaculo, Dark–faced Ground–Tyrant, Ochre–naped–Tyrant, Yellow–bridled Finch, etc.

In the Afternoon: Birding tour to Tierra del Fuego National Park where Giant Woodpeckers, Ibises and other birds can be spotted in and around the Southern Beech Forests. The coastal areas also offer opportunities of sighting some seabirds like Kelp-Geese and Steamer Ducks. Duration: 4 hours. Total number of kilometers for the afternoon: 50

Birds: Great Grebe, White–tufted Grebe, Black–browed Albatross, Southern Giant Petrel, Black–faced Ibis, Black–crowned Night–heron, Kelp Goose, Upland Goose, Ashy–headed Goose, Crested Duck, Spectacled Duck, Southern Wigeon, Brown Pintail, Speckled Teal, Flightless Steamer–duck, Flying–Steamer duck, Andean Condor, Turkey Vulture, Black–chested buzzard–Eagle, Bicolor Hawk, White-throated Caracara, Crested Caracara, Chimango Caracara, Peregrine Falcon, American Kestrel, Magellanic Oystercacher, Blackish Oystecacher, Southern Lapwing, Common Snipe, South American Tern, Austral Parakeet, Austral Pygmy–Owl, Green–backed Firecrown, Ringed Kingfisher, Magellanic Woodpecker, Dar–bellied Cinclodes, Bar–winged Cinclodes, Thorn–tailed Rayadito, White–throated Treerunner, Fire–eyed Diucon, Austral Negrito, Tufted Tit–Tyrant, White–crested Elaenia, Patagonian Tyrant, Chilean swallow, House Wren, Austral Thrush, Patagonian Sierra–Finch, Austral Blackbird, Black–chinned Siskin, etc.

INCLUDED:
-Transportation
-Birding Guide (with recorder, scope and books)
-Snack and Lunch Box
-National Park entrance fee.

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