SOUTH AMERICAN Temperate Seashore
birds

The birds of the temperate seashores of South America...

Family Anatidae, Ducks, Geese & Swans

Ashy-headed Goose, (Tic Toc nature reserve, Chile).

Kelp Goose (Tic Toc nature reserve, Chile).

Family Haematopodidae: Oystercatchers

Blackish Oystercatcher (Chile)

Haematopus ater, 'Blackish Oystercatcher'.

Family Laridae: Gulls

Family Spheniscidae: Penguins

Magellanic Penguin (image by Damon Ramsey)Magellanic Penguin, (Tic Toc nature reserve, Chile)

Spheniscus magellanicus'Magellanic Penguin'. Breeds around southern South America.

Northern Rockhopper Penguin (Nightingale Island)

Eudyptes moseleyi, 'Northern/Moseley's Rockhopper Penguin'. It is thought that 99% of all Northern Rockhopper Penguins breed only on Tristan da Cunha and Gough island.

Family Diomedeidae: Albatrosses

Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross, (image by Damon Ramsey)Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross (Tristan da Cunha)

Thalassarche chlororhynchos, 'Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross'.

Family Phalacrocoracidae: Cormorants

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Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? The first expedition I am booked to work on after the virus is Micronesia, New Guinea & Indonesia in 2021 with Silversea. Meanwhile I am giving a lecture on the Sunshine Coast (Australia) on the "Sounds of suburban south-east Queensland".