News - July 2014
|What birds are expected to arrive? More birds have been added to the list. Clic on Winter birds to see the list|
|Today during his walk Diego found the Green-backed Becard
Pachyramphus viridis near the old tennis court which is at the end of the Viamonte Access. A flock of six individuals of Blue-and-yellow Tanagers
Pipraeidea bonariensisnear the reed beds. And last but not least. he tells us that the bomb is pumping water again and that there plenty of water in Viamonte Canal.
The drilling on the trunk warned me there was a woodpecker nearby. I thought it would be looking for something to eat but I was mistaken. It was building a nest. Among the background sounds a Great Kiskadee (the one that begins), voices of Nenday Parakeet and somewhat in the middle the voice of a Solitary Black Cacique can be heard. This Solitary Black Cacique is in the following video
Solitary Black Cacique
31-07-14 © Cora Rimoldi
Two Harris's Hawks were flying in circles moving in a soft and synchronyzed dance. One carried something in the bill and it turned out to be a bunch of fruits. Will the lady have accepted it?
The white cedar fruit seems to have some charm as a token. Last year Carlos photographed another scene of token offering with this same fruitfruto.
Era de esperar una patagónica, pero eran dos golondrinas ceja blanca. Diego Bastías comentó que él había visto un grupito unos días atrás.
|New moth species:
Rhyncopyga meisteri © Sergio Cusano
|New butterfly species: Dorantes Longtail
Urbanus dorantesAlberto discovered this butterfly among his files. It was not recorded on the site and with it we reach 70 species. 4 2010 © Alberto Gurni
|Carrier pigeon © Simón Tagtachian|
Saltator coerulescensThis juveniles is eating the fruit of the morning glory
© Simón TagtachianFruits of morning glory
Ipomoea cairica © Simón Tagtachian
|Diego informs the sighting of two grey-throated warbling-finches Poospiza cabanisi at Canal Viamonte|
|Otra invernal que aporta Diego Bastías. El cortarrramas hembra Phytotoma rutila. ¡Ahora a fotografiarla!|