News - March 2018



Tufted Tit-Spinetail
Leptasthenura platensis
Tufted Tit-Spinetail
29-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Fawn-breasted Tanager
Pipraeidea melanonota
Fawn-breasted Tanager
29-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Fawn-breasted Tanager
29-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Ultramarine Grosbeak
Cyanoloxia brissonii
Ultramarine Grosbeak
29-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Ultramarine Grosbeak
29-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Green-winged Saltator
Saltator similis
Green-winged Saltator
29-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Sayaca Tanager
Thraupis sayaca
Sayaca Tanager
29-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Cocoi Heron
Ardea cocoi
Cocoi Heron
29-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Hooded Siskin
Spinus magellanicus
Hooded Siskin
29-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo

Chestnut-capped Blackbird
Chrysomus ruficapillus
Chestnut-capped Blackbird
24-03-18 © Eddie di Fiore
Sooty-fronted Spinetail
Synallaxis frontalis
Sooty-fronted Spinetail
24-03-18 © Eddie di Fiore
Sooty-fronted Spinetail
24-03-18 © Eddie di Fiore

Green Kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana
24-03-18 © Cora Rimoldi
Streaked Flycatcher
Myiodynastes maculatus
24-03-18 © Cora Rimoldi

Plumbeous Ibis
Theristicus caerulescens
Plumbeous Ibis
24-03-18 © Pablo Serur
Plumbeous Ibis
24-03-18 © 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
Harris's Hawk
24-03-18 © Pablo Serur

Checkered Woodpecker
Veniliornis mixtus
Checkered Woodpecker
23-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Creamy-bellied Thrush
Turdus amaurochalinus
Creamy-bellied Thrush
23-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio



Kelp Gull
Larus dominicanus
Kelp Gull
21-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo

Adult and juvenile. About 150 gulls flew by

Rufescent Tiger-Heron
Tigrisoma lineatum
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
21-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Spot-flanked Gallinule
Gallinula melanops
Spot-flanked Gallinule
20-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

With a coot behind

Saffron Finch
Sicalis flaveola
Saffron Finch
20-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

Green-winged Saltator
Saltator similis
Green-winged Saltator
17-03-18 © Elsa y Guillermo Marcaida
Golden-billed Saltator
Saltator aurantiirostris
Golden-billed Saltator
17-03-18 © Elsa y Guillermo Marcaida
Tropical Parula
Setophaga pitiayumi
Tropical Parula
17-03-18 © Elsa y Guillermo Marcaida
Red-eyed Vireo
Vireo olivaceus
Red-eyed Vireo
17-03-18 © Elsa y Guillermo Marcaida
Spectacled Tyrant
Hymenops perspicillatus
Spectacled Tyrant
17-03-18 © Elsa y Guillermo Marcaida
Spectacled Tyrant
17-03-18 © Héctor Horacio García
Green-barred Woodpecker
Colaptes melanochloros
Green-barred Woodpecker
17-03-18 © Héctor Horacio García
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
Tigrisoma lineatum
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
17-03-18 © Elsa y Guillermo Marcaida
Black-capped Warbling-Finch
Poospiza melanoleuca
Black-capped Warbling-Finch
17-03-18 © Elsa y Guillermo Marcaida



Coscoroba Swan
Coscoroba coscoroba
Coscoroba Swan
16-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

On Friday there were seven coscoroba swans in the Coypu Pond. Four on one side, two others and a solitary one. On Saturday we saw only one.

Coscoroba Swan
16-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

On Friday there were seven coscoroba swans in the Coypu Pond. Four on one side, two others  and a solitary one. On Saturday we saw only one.

Coscoroba Swan
16-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

On Friday there were seven coscoroba swans in the Coypu Pond. Four on one side, two others  and a solitary one. On Saturday we saw only one.

Southern Lapwing
Vanellus chilensis
Southern Lapwing
16-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

Fawn-breasted Tanager
Pipraeidea melanonota
Fawn-breasted Tanager
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Fawn-breasted Tanager
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Fawn-breasted Tanager
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Green Kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana
Green Kingfisher
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Ultramarine Grosbeak
Cyanoloxia brissonii
Ultramarine Grosbeak
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Ultramarine Grosbeak
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González

Eating salvia azul Salvia guaranitica flower

Double-collared Seedeater
Sporophila caerulescens
Double-collared Seedeater
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Double-collared Seedeater
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Double-collared Seedeater
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Masked Gnatcatcher
Polioptila dumicola
Masked Gnatcatcher
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Masked Gnatcatcher
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Blue-and-white Swallow
Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
Blue-and-white Swallow
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Blue-and-white Swallow
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Gray-necked Wood-Rail
Aramides cajaneus
Gray-necked Wood-Rail
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Southern Caracara
Caracara plancus
Southern Caracara
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Roadside Hawk
Rupornis magnirostris
Roadside Hawk
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Roadside Hawk
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
White-crested Tyrannulet
Serpophaga subcristata
White-crested Tyrannulet
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch
Poospiza nigrorufa
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Streaked Flycatcher
Myiodynastes maculatus
Streaked Flycatcher
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper
Lepidocolaptes angustirostris
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Sayaca Tanager
Thraupis sayaca
Sayaca Tanager
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Great Kiskadee
Pitangus sulphuratus
Great Kiskadee
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Rufous-collared Sparrow
Zonotrichia capensis
Rufous-collared Sparrow
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González

New bird species
Great Horned Owl
Bubo virginianus
Great Horned Owl
15-03-18 © Milena De Benito



Black-necked Stilt
Himantopus mexicanus
Black-necked Stilt
14-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

With two adult jacanas and a juvenile one.

Pectoral Sandpiper
Calidris melanotos
Pectoral Sandpiper
14-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

With a juvenile jacana below

Pectoral Sandpiper
14-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

With a juvenile jacana below and two jacanas above, on the right an adult, on the left another juvenile.

Rufous Hornero
Furnarius rufus
Rufous Hornero
14-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
European Starling
Sturnus vulgaris
European Starling
14-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Campo Flicker
Colaptes campestris
Campo Flicker
13-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Campo Flicker
13-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Bare-faced Ibis
Phimosus infuscatus
Bare-faced Ibis
13-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio

Yellow-chevroned Parakeet
Brotogeris chiriri
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet
10-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet
10-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet
10-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet
10-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Brown-hooded Gull
Chroicocephalus maculipennis
Brown-hooded Gull
10-03-18 © Javier Guillermo González
Coscoroba Swan
Coscoroba coscoroba
Coscoroba Swan
10-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian

We found this solitary swan in the Coypu Pond. They all disappeared as ponds went dry. 

Brown-chested Martin
Progne tapera
Brown-chested Martin
09-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Brown-chested Martin
09-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Brown-chested Martin
09-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Red-crested Cardinal
Paroaria coronata
Red-crested Cardinal
09-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Red-gartered Coot
Fulica armillata
Red-gartered Coot
09-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Rosy-billed Pochard
Netta peposaca
Rosy-billed Pochard
09-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Rosy-billed Pochard
Netta peposaca
Rosy-billed Pochard
09-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Glittering-bellied Emerald
Chlorostilbon lucidus
Glittering-bellied Emerald
09-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian

At Salvia uliginosa



Long-winged Harrier
Circus buffoni
Long-winged Harrier
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Long-winged Harrier
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Green Kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana
Green Kingfisher
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Green Kingfisher
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Green Kingfisher
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
White-tipped Dove
Leptotila verreauxi
White-tipped Dove
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch
Poospiza nigrorufa
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
White-eyed Parakeet
Psittacara leucophtalmus
White-eyed Parakeet
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Chimango Caracara
Milvago chimango
Chimango Caracara
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
White-faced Ibis
Plegadis chihi
White-faced Ibis
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
White-faced Ibis
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Bare-faced Ibis
Phimosus infuscatus
Bare-faced Ibis
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Bare-faced Ibis
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Gray-necked Wood-Rail
Aramides cajaneus
Gray-necked Wood-Rail
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Wattled Jacana
Jacana jacana
Wattled Jacana
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian

Adult below, juvenile top

Glittering-bellied Emerald
Chlorostilbon lucidus
Glittering-bellied Emerald
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian

At Lycium cestroides

Glittering-bellied Emerald
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian

At blue anise sage Salvia guaranitica

Cocoi Heron
Ardea cocoi
Cocoi Heron
03-03-18 © J. Simón Tagtachian

Fawn-breasted Tanager
Pipraeidea melanonota
Fawn-breasted Tanager
11-03-18 © Matías Torreguitar
Fawn-breasted Tanager
11-03-18 © Matías Torreguitar
White-barred Piculet
Picumnus cirratus
White-barred Piculet
11-03-18 © Matías Torreguitar
Golden-crowned Warbler
Basileuterus culicivorus
Golden-crowned Warbler
11-03-18 © Matías Torreguitar
Harris's Hawk
Parabuteo unicinctus
Harris's Hawk
11-03-18 © Matías Torreguitar
Harris's Hawk
11-03-18 © Matías Torreguitar
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
Tigrisoma lineatum
Rufescent Tiger-Heron
11-03-18 © 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
Hooded Siskin
09-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Variable Oriole
Icterus pyrrhopterus
Variable Oriole
09-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian

Grayish Saltator
Saltator coerulescens
Grayish Saltator
22-02-18 © Ricardo Palonsky

Maguari Stork
Ciconia maguari
Maguari Stork
09-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Maguari Stork
09-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Cocoi Heron
Ardea cocoi
Cocoi Heron
09-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Great Egret
Ardea alba
Great Egret
09-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Whistling Heron
Syrigma sibilatrix
Whistling Heron
09-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Snowy Egret
Egretta thula
Snowy Egret
09-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Monk Parakeet
Myiopsitta monachus
Monk Parakeet
09-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Brown-chested Martin
Progne tapera
Brown-chested Martin
09-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio
Tropical Parula
Setophaga pitiayumi
Tropical Parula
09-03-18 © Nicolás Giorgio



White-barred Piculet
Picumnus cirratus
White-barred Piculet
07-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
White-barred Piculet
07-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Kelp Gull
Larus dominicanus
Kelp Gull
07-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Green Kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana
Green Kingfisher
06-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Striated Heron
Butorides striata
Striated Heron
06-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Maguari Stork
Ciconia maguari
Maguari Stork
06-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
White-winged Becard
Pachyramphus polychopterus
White-winged Becard
06-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Streaked Flycatcher
Myiodynastes maculatus
Streaked Flycatcher
06-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Streaked Flycatcher
06-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
White-crested Tyrannulet
Serpophaga subcristata
White-crested Tyrannulet
06-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Greyish Baywing
Agelaioides badius
Greyish Baywing
06-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Neotropic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax brasilianus
Neotropic Cormorant
06-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Long-winged Harrier
Circus buffoni
Long-winged Harrier
03-03-18 © Marco Fidalgo
Black-headed Duck
Heteronetta atricapilla
Black-headed Duck
22-02-18 © Marco Fidalgo

Female rosy-billed pochard on the left


Fawn-breasted Tanager
Pipraeidea melanonota
Fawn-breasted Tanager
03-02-18 © Pablo Serur

Snail Kite
Rostrhamus sociabilis
Snail Kite
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Snail Kite
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian

With Harris's hawk

Snail Kite
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian

With Harris's hawk

Maguari Stork
Ciconia maguari
Maguari Stork
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Whistling Heron
Syrigma sibilatrix
Whistling Heron
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Blue-and-white Swallow
Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
Blue-and-white Swallow
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Roadside Hawk
Rupornis magnirostris
Roadside Hawk
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Pied-billed Grebe
Podilymbus podiceps
Pied-billed Grebe
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Red-gartered Coot
Fulica armillata
Red-gartered Coot
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Red-fronted Coot
Fulica rufifrons
Red-fronted Coot
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper
Lepidocolaptes angustirostris
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Rosy-billed Pochard
Netta peposaca
Rosy-billed Pochard
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Picazuro Pigeon
Patagioenas picazuro
Picazuro Pigeon
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Picazuro Pigeon
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
Red-crested Cardinal
Paroaria coronata
Red-crested Cardinal
01-03-18 © Gustavo F. Brahamian

Masked Duck
Nomonyx dominicus
Masked Duck
07-12-13 © 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
Ardea alba
01-03-18 © 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