News - March 2018

Tufted Tit-Spinetail
Leptasthenura platensis
Coludito copetón/Tufted Tit-Spinetail29-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Fawn-breasted Tanager
Pipraeidea melanonota
Saíra de antifaz/Fawn-breasted Tanager

Saíra de antifaz/Fawn-breasted Tanager29-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Ultramarine Grosbeak
Cyanoloxia brissonii
Reinamora grande/Ultramarine Grosbeak

Reinamora grande/Ultramarine Grosbeak29-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Green-winged Saltator
Saltator similis
Pepitero verdoso/Green-winged Saltator29-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Sayaca Tanager
Thraupis sayaca
Celestino/Sayaca Tanager29-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Cocoi Heron
Ardea cocoi
Garza mora/Cocoi Heron29-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Hooded Siskin
Spinus magellanicus
Cabecitanegra común/Hooded Siskin29-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Chestnut-capped Blackbird
Chrysomus ruficapillus
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird24-3-18 © Eddie Di Fiore
Sooty-fronted Spinetail
Synallaxis frontalis
Pijuí frente gris/Sooty-fronted Spinetail

Pijuí frente gris/Sooty-fronted Spinetail24-3-18 © Eddie Di Fiore

Green Kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana
24-03-18 © Cora Rimoldi
Streaked Flycatcher
Myiodynastes maculatus
24-03-18 © Cora Rimoldi
New bird species: Plumbeous Ibis
Theristicus caerulescens
Bancurria mora/Plumbeous Ibis24-3-18 © Pablo Serur

Bancurria mora/Plumbeous Ibis24-3-18 © Pablo Serur
With only one undocumented record by Diego Bastías.
We were in the Middle Path when Pablo saw the ibis, told us and was quick enough to take these two shots. We heard it vocalize and lost sight of it very quickly. It was flying from south to north
Harris's Hawk
Parabuteo unicinctus
Gavilán mixto/Harris's Hawk24-3-18 © Pablo Serur
Checkered Woodpecker
Veniliornis mixtus
Carpintero bataraz chico/Checkered Woodpecker23-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Creamy-bellied Thrush
Turdus amaurochalinus
Zorzal chalchalero/Creamy-bellied Thrush23-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Kelp Gull
Larus dominicanus
Gaviota cocinera/Kelp Gull21-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Some 150 gulls flew by
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
Tigrisoma lineatum
Hocó colorado/Rufescent Tiger-Heron21-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Spot-flanked Gallinule
Porphyriops melanops
Pollona pintada/Spot-flanked Gallinule20-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Saffron Finch
Sicalis flaveola
Jilguero dorado/Saffron Finch20-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Green-winged Saltator
Saltator similis
Pepitero verdoso/Green-winged Saltator17-3-18 © Elsa y Guillermo
Golden-billed Saltator
Saltator aurantiirostris
Pepitero de collar/Golden-billed Saltator17-3-18 © Elsa y Guillermo
Tropical Parula
Setophaga pitiayumi
Pitiayumí/Tropical Parula17-3-18 © Elsa y Guillermo
Red-eyed Vireo
Vireo olivaceous
Chiví común/Red-eyed Vireo17-3-18 © Elsa y Guillermo
Spectacled Tyrant
Hymenops perspicillatus
Pico de plata/Spectacled Tyrant17-3-18 © Elsa y Guillermo

Pico de plata/Spectacled Tyrant17-3-18 © Héctor Horacio García
Green-barred Woodpecker
Colaptes melanochloros
Carpintero real/Green-barred Woodpecker17-3-18 © Héctor Horacio García
Black-capped Warbling-Finch
Microspingus melanoleucus
Monterita cabeza negra/Black-capped Warbling-Finch17-3-18 © Elsa y Guillermo
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
Tigrisoma lineatum
Hocó colorado/Rufescent Tiger-Heron17-3-18 © Elsa y Guillermo
Coscoroba Swan
Coscoroba coscoroba
Coscoroba/Coscoroba Swan

Coscoroba/Coscoroba Swan

Coscoroba/Coscoroba Swan16-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
On Friday, seven coscorobas at Coypu Pond: one group of four, another two together and a solitary individual. On Saturday there was only one. 
Southern Lapwing
Vanellus chilensis
Tero común/Southern Lapwing16-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Fawn-breasted Tanager
Pipraeidea melanonota
Saíra de antifaz/Fawn-breasted Tanager

Saíra de antifaz/Fawn-breasted Tanager

Saíra de antifaz/Fawn-breasted Tanager10-3-18 © Javier González
Green Kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana
Martín pescador chico/Green Kingfisher10-3-18 © Javier González
Ultramarine Grosbeak
Cyanoloxia brissonii
Reinamora grande/Ultramarine Grosbeak

Reinamora grande/Ultramarine Grosbeak>10-3-18 © Javier González
Double-collared Seedeater
Sporophila caerulescens
Corbatita común/Double-collared Seedeater

Corbatita común/Double-collared Seedeater

Corbatita común/Double-collared Seedeater10-3-18 © Javier González
Masked Gnatcatcher
Polioptila dumicola
Tacuarita azul/Masked Gnatcatcher

Tacuarita azul/Masked Gnatcatcher10-3-18 © Javier González
Blue-and-white Swallow
Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
Golondrina barranquera/Blue-and-white Swallow

Golondrina barranquera/Blue-and-white Swallow10-3-18 © Javier González
Grey-necked Wood-Rail
Aramides cajaneus
Chiricote/Grey-necked Wood-Rail10-3-18 © Javier González
Southern Caracara
Caracara plancus
Carancho/Southern Caracara10-3-18 © Javier González
Roadside Hawk
Rupornis magnirostris
Taguató común/Roadside Hawk

Taguató común/Roadside Hawk10-3-18 © Javier González
White-crested Tyrannulet
Serpophaga subcristata
Piojito común/White-crested Tyrannulet10-3-18 © Javier González
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch
Poospiza nigrorufa
Sietevestidos/Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch10-3-18 © Javier González
Streaked Flycatcher
Myiodynastes maculatus
Benteveo rayado/Streaked Flycatcher10-3-18 © Javier González
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper
Lepidoclaptes angustirostris
Chinchero chico/Narrow-billed Woodcreeper10-3-18 © Javier González
Sayaca Tanager
Thraupis sayaca
Celestino/Sayaca Tanager10-3-18 © Javier González
Great Kiskadee
Pitangus sulphuratus
Benteveo común/Great Kiskadee10-3-18 © Javier González
Rufous-collared Sparrow
Zonotrichia capensis
Chingolo/Rufous-collared Sparrow10-3-18 © Javier González
New bird species: Great Horned Owl
Bubo virginianus
Ñacurutú/great Horned Owl15-3-18 © Milena De Benito
Black-backed Stilt
Himantopus mexicanus
Tero real/Black-backed Stilt14-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

Tero real/Black-backed Stilt14-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Pectoral Sandpiper
Calidris melanotos
Playerito pectoral/Pectoral Sandpiper14-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

Playerito pectoral/Pectoral Sandpiper14-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Rufous Hornero
Furnarius rufus
Hornero/Rufous Hornero14-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
European Starling
Sturnus vulgaris
Estornino pinto/European Starling14-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Campo Flicker
Colaptes campestris
Carpintero campestre/Campo Flicker13-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

Carpintero campestre/Campo Flicker13-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Bare-faced Ibis
Phimosus infuscatus
Cuervillo cara pelada/Bare-faced Ibis13-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet
Brotogeris chiriri
Catita chirirí/Yellow-chevroned Parakeet10-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian

Catita chirirí/Yellow-chevroned Parakeet10-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian

Catita chirirí/Yellow-chevroned Parakeet10-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian

Catita chirirí/Yellow-chevroned Parakeet10-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Brown-hooded Gull
Chroicocephalus maculipennis
Gaviota capucho café/Brown-hooded Gull10-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Kelp Gull
Larus dominicanus
Gaviota cocinera/Kelp Gull10-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Coscoroba Swan
Coscoroba coscoroba
Coscoroba/Coscoroba Swan10-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
We found only this individual at Coypu Pond. We do not know whether this is one of coscoroba swans we used to see at the Coypu or the Duck Ponds. Since the ponds have dried up they disappeared
Brown-chested Martin
Progne tapera
Golondrina parda/Brown-chested Martin9-3-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian

Golondrina parda/Brown-chested Martin9-3-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian

Golondrina parda/Brown-chested Martin9-3-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Red-crested Cardinal
Paroaria coronata
Cardenal común/Red-crested Cardinal9-3-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Red-gartered Coot
Fulica armillata
Gallareta ligas rojas/Red-gartered Coot9-3-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Rosy-billed Pochard
Netta peposaca
Pato picazo/Rosy-billed Pochard

Pato picazo/Rosy-billed Pochard9-3-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Glittering-bellied emerald
Chlorostilbon lucidus
Picaflor común/Glittering-bellied emerald9-3-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Long-winged Harrier
Circus buffoni
Gavilán planeador/Long-winged Harrier3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Green Kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana
Martín pescador chico/Green Kingfisher

Martín pescador chico/Green Kingfisher3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
White-tipped Dove
Leptotila verreauxi
Yerutí común/White-tipped Dove 3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Yellow-browed Tyrant
Satrapa icterophrys
Suirirí amarillo/Yellow-browed Tyrant3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch
Poospiza nigrorufa
Sietevestidos/Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
White-eyed Parakeet
Psittacara leucophthalmus
Calancate ala roja/White-eyed Parakeet3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Chimango Caracara
Milvago chimango
Chimando/Chimango Caracara3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
White-faced Ibis
Plegadis chihi
Cuervillo de cañada/White-faced Ibis

Cuervillo de cañada/White-faced Ibis3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Bare-faced Ibis
Phimosus infuscatus
Cuervillo cara pelada/Bare-faced Ibis

Cuervillo cara pelada/Bare-faced Ibis3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Grey-necked Wood-Rail
Aramides cajaneus
Chiricote/Grey-necked Wood-Rail3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Wattled Jacana
Jacana jacana
Jacana/Wattled Jacana3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Glittering-bellied emerald
Chlorostilbon lucidus
Picaflor común/Glittering-bellied emerald
At
Lycium cestroides Picaflor común/Glittering-bellied emerald3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
At blue anise sage
Salvia guaranitica
Cocoi Heron
Ardea cocoi
Garza mora/Cocoi Heron3-3-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Fawn-breasted Tanager
Pipraeidea melanonota
Saíra de antifaz/Fawn-breasted Tanager11-3-18 © Matías Torreguitar

Saíra de antifaz/Fawn-breasted Tanager11-3-18 © Matías Torreguitar
White-barred Piculet
Picumnus cirratus
Carpinterito común/White-barred Piculet11-3-18 © Matías Torreguitar
Golden-crowned Warbler
Basileuterus culicivorus
Arañero coronado chico/Golden-crowned Warbler11-3-18 © Matías Torreguitar
Black-capped Warbling-Finch
Microspingus melanoleucus
Monterita cabeza negra/Black-capped Warbling-Finch11-3-18 © Matías Torreguitar
Harris's Hawk
Parabuteo unicinctus
Gavilán mixto/Harris's Hawk11-3-18 © Matías Torreguitar

Gavilán mixto/Harris's Hawk11-3-18 © Matías Torreguitar
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
Tigrisoma lineatum
Hocó colorado/Rufescent Tiger-Heron11-3-18 © Matías Torreguitar
At Canal Viamonte two adults can be seen. Last year a pair nested there, though they were not lucky. The nest with chicks was knocked down by a storm.
Hooded Siskin
Spinus magellanicus
Cabecitanegra común/Hooded Siskin9-3-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian/td>
Variable Oriole
Icterus pyrrhopterus
Boyerito/Variable Oriole9-3-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian/td>
Greyish Saltator
Saltator coerulescens
Pepitero gris/Greyish Saltator22-2-18 © RAP
Maguari Stork
Ciconia maguari
Cigüeña/Maguari Stork9-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Five egrets Garcita blanca/Snowy Egret9-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Snowy Egret
Garza blanca/Great Egret9-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Great Egret
Garza mora/Cocoi Heron9-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Cocoi Heron
Chiflón/Whistling Heron9-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Whistling Heron
Hocó colorado/Rufescent Tiger-Heron8-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Juvenile Rufescent Tiger-Heron
Hocó colorado/Rufescent Tiger-Heron8-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
All of them in Coypu Pond
Southern Screamer
Chauna torquata
Chajá/Southern Screamer8-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Cattle Tyrant
Machetornis rixosa
Picabuey/Cattle Tyrant8-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Brown-chested Martin
Progne tapera
Golondrina parda/Brown-chested Martin9-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Monk Parakeet
Myiopsitta monachus
Cotorra/Monk Parakeet9-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Tropical Parula
Setophaga pitiayumi
Pitiayumí/Tropical Parula9-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Green-barred Woodpecker
Colaptes melanochloros
Carpintero real/Green-barred Woodpecker8-3-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
White-barred Piculet
Picumnus cirratus
Carpinterito común/White-barred Piculet

Carpinterito común/White-barred Piculet7-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Kelp Gull
Larus dominicanus
Gaviota cocinera/Kelp Gull7-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Green Kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana
Martín pescador chico/Green Kingfisher6-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Striated Heron
Butorides striata
Garcita azulada/Striated Heron6-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Maguari Stork
Ciconia maguari
Cigüeña/Maguari Stork6-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
White-winged Becard
Pachyramphus polychopterus
Anambé común/White-winged Becard6-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Streaked Flycatcher
Myiodynastes maculatus
Benteveo rayado/Streaked Flycatcher

Benteveo rayado/Streaked Flycatcher6-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
There were three
White-crested Tyrannulet
Serpophaga subcristata
Piojito común/White-crested Tyrannulet6-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Greyish Baywing
Agelaioides badius
Tordo músico/Greyish Baywing6-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Neotropic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax brasilianus
Biguá/Neotropic Cormorant6-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Long-winged Harrier
Circus buffoni
Gavilán planeador/Long-winged Harrier3-3-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Black-headed Duck
Heteronetta atricapilla
Pato cabeza negra/Black-headed Duck22-2-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Fawn-breasted Tanager
Pipraeidea melanonota
Saìra de antifaz/Fawn-breasted Tanager3-3-18 © Pablo Serur
Pablo says there were two
Snail Kite
Rostrhamus sociabilis
Caracolero/Snail Kite1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
Caracolero-Gavilàn mixto/Kite-Hawk1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
With Harris's Hawk Caracolero-Gavilàn mixto/Kite-Hawk1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
Maguari Stork
Ciconia maguari
Cigûeña/Maguari Stork1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
Whistling Heron
Syrigma sibilatrix
Chiflòn/Whistling Heron1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
Blue-and-white Swallow
Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
Golondrina barranquera/Blue-and-white Swallow1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
Roadside Hawk
Rupornis magnirostris
Taguatò comùn/Roadside Hawk1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
Pied-billed Grebe
Podilymbus podiceps
Macà pìco grueso/Pied-billed Grebe1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
Red-gartered Coot
Fulica armillata
Gallareta ligas rojas/Red-gartered Coot1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
Red-fronted coot
Fulica rufifrons
Gallareta escudete rojo/Red-fronted coot1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper
Lepidocolaptes angustirostris
Chinchero chico/Narrow-billed Woodcreeper1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
Rose-billed Pochard
Netta peposaca
Pato picazo/Rose-billed Pochard1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
Picazuro Pigeon
Patagioenas picazuro
Paloma picazurò/Picazuro Pigeon

Paloma picazurò/Picazuro Pigeon1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian
Red-crested Cardinal
Paroaria coronata
Cardenal comùn/Red-crested Cardinal1-3-18 © Gustavo Brahamian

Masked Duck
Nomonyx dominicus
Masked Duck
01-12-13 © J. Simón Tagtachian
It flew past and stayed at the water tank. It was a long time fishing. Here with its typical tail and head movements
Great Egret
Egretta alba


1-3-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Coypu
Myocastor coypus


25-2-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian



Last of February
Funeral Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis
Enlutada de blanco/Funeral Duskywing© Carlos González Ledo
Polydamas Swallowtail
Battus polydamas
Borde de oro/Polydamas Swallowtail© RAP
American White Skipper
Heliopyrgus americanus bellatrix
Ajedrezada de lunar/American White Skipper© RAP
Fiery Skipper
Hylephila phileus
Saltarina amarilla/Fiery Skipper© RAP
Common Lazy
Actinote pellenea
Perezosa común/Common Lazy© RAP
Common Lazy
Actinote pellenea
Perezosa común/Common Lazy© RAP
Big Lazy
Actinote pyrrha
Perezosa grande/Big Lazy© Carlos González Ledo
Big Lazy
Actinote pyrrha
Perezosa grande/Big Lazy© J. Simón Tagtachian
Mexican Silverspot
Dione moneta
Moneta/Mexican Silverspot© Carlos González Ledo
Mexican Silverspot
Dione moneta
Moneta/Mexican Silverspot© Carlos González Ledo
Bella Mapwing
Hypanarthia bella
Bellísima/Bella Mapwing© Carlos González Ledo
Bella Mapwing
Hypanarthia bella
Bellísima/Bella Mapwing© Carlos González Ledo
Claudina Crescent
Tegosa claudina
Claudina/Claudina Crescent© Carlos González Ledo
Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae maculosa
Espejitos/Gulf Fritillary© Carlos González Ledo
Plants
Wing-stemmed camphorweed
Pluchea sagittalis
Lucera/Wing-stemmed camphorweed© Carlos González Ledo
Wing-stemmed camphorweed
Pluchea sagittalis
Lucera/Wing-stemmed camphorweed© Carlos González Ledo
Pavonia sepium
Pavonia sepium
Malva del bosque/Pavonia sepium© Carlos González Ledo
Pavonia sepium
Pavonia sepium
Malva del bosque/Pavonia sepium© Carlos González Ledo
Salvia uliginosa
Salvia uliginosa
Salvia celeste/Salvia uliginosa© Carlos González Ledo
Cow pea
Vigna luteola
Porotillo/Cow pea© Carlos González Ledo
Cock's eggs
Salpichroa origanifolia
Huevito de galla/Cock's eggs© Carlos González Ledo
White brush
Aloysia gratissima
Cedrón del monte/White brush© Carlos González Ledo
Smartweed
Polygonum sp
Catay/Smartweed© Carlos González Ledo
Bidens laevis
Bidens laevis
Flechilla/Bidens laevis© Carlos González Ledo