News - January 2021




Roseate Spoonbill
Platalea ajaja
Roseate Spoonbill
30-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González

Behind black-crowned night-heron

Roseate Spoonbill
30-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González

With snowy egret, female and male rosy-billed pochards and four white-faced whistling-ducks

Roseate Spoonbill
30-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González

With southern screamers and white-faced whistling-ducks

Black-crowned Night-Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
Black-crowned Night-Heron
30-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
White-faced Whistling-Duck
Dendrocygna viduata
White-faced Whistling-Duck
30-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González

With southern screamer and male rosy-billed pochard on the right



Large Elaenia
Elaenia spectabilis
Large Elaenia
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Large Elaenia
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Large Elaenia
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Southern Martin
Progne elegans
Southern Martin
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
Empidonomus aurantioatrocristatus
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Yellow-chinned Spinetail
Certhiaxis cinnamomeus
Yellow-chinned Spinetail
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Gray-breasted Martin
Progne chalybea
Gray-breasted Martin
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Harris's Hawk
Parabuteo unicinctus
Harris's Hawk
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González

Two glittering-bellied emeralds in a nearby tree

Harris's Hawk
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Bran-colored Flycatcher
Myiophobus fasciatus
Bran-colored Flycatcher
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Roadside Hawk
Rupornis magnirostris
Roadside Hawk
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Saffron Finch
Sicalis flaveola
Saffron Finch
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Coscoroba Swan
Coscoroba coscoroba
Coscoroba Swan
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Black-capped Warbling-Finch
Poospiza melanoleuca
Black-capped Warbling-Finch
23-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González



Blue-black Grassquit
Volatinia jacarina
Blue-black Grassquit
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Blue-black Grassquit
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
Empidonomus aurantioatrocristatus
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Great Horned Owl
Bubo virginianus
Great Horned Owl
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Great Horned Owl
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Lesser Yellowlegs
Tringa flavipes
Lesser Yellowlegs
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
South American Snipe
Gallinago paraguaiae
South American Snipe
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
South American Snipe
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Yellow-winged Blackbird
Agelasticus thilius
Yellow-winged Blackbird
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Black-backed Water-Tyrant
Fluvicola albiventer
Black-backed Water-Tyrant
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Black-backed Water-Tyrant
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Spectacled Tyrant
Hymenops perspicillatus
Spectacled Tyrant
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Brown-chested Martin
Progne tapera
Brown-chested Martin
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Wattled Jacana
Jacana jacana
Wattled Jacana
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
Tigrisoma lineatum
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Bran-colored Flycatcher
Myiophobus fasciatus
Bran-colored Flycatcher
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González
Southern Screamer
Chauna torquata
Southern Screamer
09-01-21 © Javier Guillermo González

With southern caracara below

Barn Owl
Tyto alba
Barn Owl
24-01-21 © Juan Carlos Ferreyra



Roseate Spoonbill
Platalea ajaja
Roseate Spoonbill
23-01-21 © Sally Dietrich

With southern screamer and wattled jacana

Black-necked Swan
Cygnus melancoryphus
Black-necked Swan
24-01-21 © Sally Dietrich

As the pond went dry all the the black-necked swans left. The water level is now recovering and this individual popped up.

Yellow-billed Teal
Anas flavirostris
Yellow-billed Teal
24-01-21 © Sally Dietrich

A very common duck and now there are just a few

Red-fronted Coot
Fulica rufifrons
Red-fronted Coot
24-01-21 © Sally Dietrich

A very common duck and now there are just a few


Anhinga
Anhinga anhinga
Anhinga
23-01-21 © Eduardo Nicolás Cusano
Golden-billed Saltator
Saltator aurantiirostris
Golden-billed Saltator
23-01-21 © Eduardo Nicolás Cusano
Red-eyed Vireo
Vireo olivaceus
Red-eyed Vireo
23-01-21 © Eduardo Nicolás Cusano
Screaming Cowbird
Molothrus rufoaxillaris
Screaming Cowbird
23-01-21 © Eduardo Nicolás Cusano
European Starling
Sturnus vulgaris
European Starling
23-01-21 © Eduardo Nicolás Cusano
European Starling
23-01-21 © Eduardo Nicolás Cusano
Tropical Kingbird
Tyrannus melancholicus
Tropical Kingbird
23-01-21 © Eduardo Nicolás Cusano
Harris's Hawk
Parabuteo unicinctus
Harris's Hawk
23-01-21 © Eduardo Nicolás Cusano
Harris's Hawk
23-01-21 © Eduardo Nicolás Cusano
Great Egret
Ardea alba
Great Egret
23-01-21 © Eduardo Nicolás Cusano
Anhinga
Anhinga anhinga
Anhinga
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano
Grayish Saltator
Saltator coerulescens
Grayish Saltator
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano
Grayish Saltator
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano
Sooty-fronted Spinetail
Synallaxis frontalis
Sooty-fronted Spinetail
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano
Sooty-fronted Spinetail
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano
Sooty-fronted Spinetail
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano
Roadside Hawk
Rupornis magnirostris
Roadside Hawk
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano
Masked Yellowthroat
Geothlypis aequinoctialis
Masked Yellowthroat
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano
Streaked Flycatcher
Myiodynastes maculatus
Streaked Flycatcher
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano
Southern Screamer
Chauna torquata
Southern Screamer
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano
Chimango Caracara
Milvago chimango
Chimango Caracara
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano
Golden-billed Saltator
Saltator aurantiirostris
Golden-billed Saltator
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch
Poospiza nigrorufa
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch
23-01-21 © Sergio Cusano



Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
Empidonomus aurantioatrocristatus
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
17-01-21 © Héctor Horacio García
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
17-01-21 © Héctor Horacio García
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
17-01-21 © Héctor Horacio García
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
17-01-21 © Héctor Horacio García
Primer registro de nidificación de este tiránido en la reserva. 
Tropical Kingbird
Tyrannus melancholicus
Tropical Kingbird
17-01-21 © Héctor Horacio García
Tropical Kingbird
Tyrannus melancholicus
Tropical Kingbird
17-01-21 © Héctor Horacio García
Blue-and-white Swallow
Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
Blue-and-white Swallow
17-01-21 © Héctor Horacio García
Picazuro Pigeon
Patagioenas picazuro
Picazuro Pigeon
17-01-21 © Héctor Horacio García
Eared Dove
Zenaida auriculata
Eared Dove
17-01-21 © Héctor Horacio García
Rufous Hornero
Furnarius rufus
Rufous Hornero
17-01-21 © Héctor Horacio García

Blue-black Grassquit
Volatinia jacarina
Blue-black Grassquit
17-01-21 © Lucas de Ciria
Swainson's Hawk
Buteo swainsoni
Swainson's Hawk
17-01-21 © Lucas de Ciria
Harris's Hawk
Parabuteo unicinctus
Harris's Hawk
17-01-21 © Lucas de Ciria
Harris's Hawk
17-01-21 © Lucas de Ciria
Checkered Woodpecker
Veniliornis mixtus
Checkered Woodpecker
17-01-21 © Lucas de Ciria
Southern Caracara
Caracara plancus
Southern Caracara
17-01-21 © Lucas de Ciria

Blue-black Grassquit
Volatinia jacarina
02-01-21 © Claudia y Tito Di Mauro

A distant adult male performing the jumping display showing the white underwing coverts repeteadly

Pectoral Sandpiper
Calidris melanotos
02-01-21 © Claudia y Tito Di Mauro
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper
Lepidocolaptes angustirostris
23-11-20 © Claudia y Tito Di Mauro

Feeding chicks and cleaning the nest

Great Egret
Ardea alba
23-11-20 © Claudia y Tito Di Mauro
Whistling Heron
Syrigma sibilatrix
23-11-20 © Claudia y Tito Di Mauro

Eating a swamp eel

Swainson's Flycatcher
Myiarchus swainsoni
23-11-20 © Claudia y Tito Di Mauro
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
Tigrisoma lineatum
23-11-20 © Claudia y Tito Di Mauro

Eating a swamp eel

Double-collared Seedeater
Sporophila caerulescens
23-11-20 © Claudia y Tito Di Mauro

Eating a swamp eel

Southern Screamer
Chauna torquata
Southern Screamer
09-01-21 © Martín Melo
Southern Screamer
09-01-21 © Mario Corigliano
Pigging out on a coot or common gallinule?




Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
Empidonomus aurantioatrocristatus
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Rufous-sided Crake
Laterallus melanophaius
Rufous-sided Crake
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
White-barred Piculet
Picumnus cirratus
White-barred Piculet
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
White-barred Piculet
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Striated Heron
Butorides striata
Striated Heron
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Snail Kite
Rostrhamus sociabilis
Snail Kite
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Ultramarine Grosbeak
Cyanoloxia brissonii
Ultramarine Grosbeak
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Giant Wood-Rail
Aramides ypecaha
Giant Wood-Rail
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis

With silver teal and pectoral sandpiper (top left)

Black-capped Warbling-Finch
Poospiza melanoleuca
Black-capped Warbling-Finch
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Fork-tailed Flycatcher
Tyrannus savana
Fork-tailed Flycatcher
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Blue-and-yellow Tanager
Pipraeidea bonariensis
Blue-and-yellow Tanager
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Solitary Black Cacique
Cacicus solitarius
Solitary Black Cacique
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Rufous-collared Sparrow
Zonotrichia capensis
Rufous-collared Sparrow
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Red-crested Cardinal
Paroaria coronata
Red-crested Cardinal
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Red-crested Cardinal
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Rufous Hornero
Furnarius rufus
Rufous Hornero
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Rufous-bellied Thrush
Turdus rufiventris
Rufous-bellied Thrush
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Double-collared Seedeater
Sporophila caerulescens
Double-collared Seedeater
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Double-collared Seedeater
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Brown-chested Martin
Progne tapera
Brown-chested Martin
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
Tigrisoma lineatum
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Masked Gnatcatcher
Polioptila dumicola
Masked Gnatcatcher
08-01-21 © Milena LLopis



Scissor-tailed Nightjar
Hydropsalis torquata
Scissor-tailed Nightjar
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo
Scissor-tailed Nightjar
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo
Scissor-tailed Nightjar
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo
Scissor-tailed Nightjar
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo
Scissor-tailed Nightjar
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo
Fernando tells us that "I had the camera prepared to capture the black-backed water-tyrant some 300 meters away from the cabin at Canal Viamonte when suddenly something not common flew past very quickly being chased by a great kiskadee. It was a scissor-tailed nightjar"
Black-backed Water-Tyrant
Fluvicola albiventer
Black-backed Water-Tyrant
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo
Black-backed Water-Tyrant
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo
Red-eyed Vireo
Vireo olivaceus
Red-eyed Vireo
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo
Red-eyed Vireo
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo

Parasitized by shiny cowbird

Diademed Tanager
Stephanophorus diadematus
Diademed Tanager
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo
Ultramarine Grosbeak
Cyanoloxia brissonii
Ultramarine Grosbeak
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo
Solitary Black Cacique
Cacicus solitarius
Solitary Black Cacique
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch
Poospiza nigrorufa
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch
03-01-21 © Fernando Crespo



Blue-black Grassquit
Volatinia jacarina
Blue-black Grassquit
03-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Long-winged Harrier
Circus buffoni
Long-winged Harrier
03-01-21 © Milena LLopis

Light morph

Sooty-fronted Spinetail
Synallaxis frontalis
Sooty-fronted Spinetail
03-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Bran-colored Flycatcher
Myiophobus fasciatus
Bran-colored Flycatcher
03-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Variable Oriole
Icterus pyrrhopterus
Variable Oriole
03-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Pectoral Sandpiper
Calidris melanotos
Pectoral Sandpiper
03-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Whistling Heron
Syrigma sibilatrix
Whistling Heron
03-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Masked Yellowthroat
Geothlypis aequinoctialis
Masked Yellowthroat
03-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Southern Caracara
Caracara plancus
Southern Caracara
03-01-21 © Milena LLopis

Blue-black Grassquit
Volatinia jacarina
Blue-black Grassquit
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Ultramarine Grosbeak
Cyanoloxia brissonii
Ultramarine Grosbeak
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Roadside Hawk
Rupornis magnirostris
Roadside Hawk
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Roadside Hawk
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
White-winged Becard
Pachyramphus polychopterus
White-winged Becard
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
South American Snipe
Gallinago paraguaiae
South American Snipe
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Lesser Yellowlegs
Tringa flavipes
Lesser Yellowlegs
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Lesser Yellowlegs
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Pectoral Sandpiper
Calidris melanotos
Pectoral Sandpiper
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Striated Heron
Butorides striata
Striated Heron
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Bare-faced Ibis
Phimosus infuscatus
Bare-faced Ibis
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Checkered Woodpecker
Veniliornis mixtus
Checkered Woodpecker
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Neotropic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax brasilianus
Neotropic Cormorant
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Southern Caracara
Caracara plancus
Southern Caracara
02-01-21 © Milena LLopis
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
Tigrisoma lineatum
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
02-01-21 © Héctor Horacio García

Last photos of 2020
Great Horned Owl
Bubo virginianus
Great Horned Owl
26-12-20 © Fernando Crespo
Great Horned Owl
26-12-20 © Fernando Crespo
Diademed Tanager
Stephanophorus diadematus
Diademed Tanager
26-12-20 © Fernando Crespo
Swainson's Flycatcher
Myiarchus swainsoni
Swainson's Flycatcher
26-12-20 © Fernando Crespo
White-winged Becard
Pachyramphus polychopterus
White-winged Becard
26-12-20 © Fernando Crespo
White-winged Becard
26-12-20 © Fernando Crespo
Green-winged Saltator
Saltator similis
Green-winged Saltator
26-12-20 © Fernando Crespo
Ultramarine Grosbeak
Cyanoloxia brissonii
Ultramarine Grosbeak
26-12-20 © Fernando Crespo