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The Avespampa project began in 2005 as a bird guide to the Pampa Plains of Argentina.

The Pampean Zone, due to its location and environmental characteristics possesses 30% of the more than 1000 species
of birds that inhabit the Argentine Republic. Almost all of them are common and easy to see in the rest of the country.

At present, the project tries to cover all the environments of continental Argentina, including birds of more restricted distribution and/or difficult to observe for the amateur observer (Andean, jungle, Patagonian, etc.).

The site has information and images of 809 bird species and 92 subspecies or geographic breeds with more than 7000 photographs. Also included are sound and video files (in formation) of more than
574 species.

As you browse through these pages you will find details, comments and unpublished photos of the species that inhabit our country, compiled on field trips and taken "in situ" by the author.

Entering
  List of Birds  you will find the detail of all the species contained in the page ordered
taxonomically. You can also use the drop-down menus at the bottom of this page and search by Order,
Family, Common Name or Scientific Name, in addition to the common names in English.

To facilitate identification, we have included an Identifier of Argentinean Birds whose author is Dr. Manuel Nores, a renowned ornithologist, with more than 35 years of experience in ornithological research and explorations in South America.


                                      ARGENTINA BIRD IDENTIFIER

There are also some twenty species that show pictures taken by Argentine photographers, such as Ricardo E. Doumecq Milieu, Ramón Moller Jensen, Lito Camps, and Ignacio Hernández.

The texts were extracted from the Guide for the Identification of Birds of Argentina and Uruguay, by Tito Narosky
and Darío Yzurieta, enriched with descriptions of Martín Rodolfo De La Peña, Bernabé Lopez Lanus and Álvaro Jaramillo.

The drawings have been made by María Gabriela Arancio.

Systematic classification includes updates published in "Annotated List of Argentinean Birds".
by Juan Mazar Barnett & Mark Pearman; in Juan Carlos Chebez's "Los Que Se Van" and "Otros que se van"; SACC (South American Classification Committee) recommendations; and recent publications by other authors.

 

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ARGENTINE BIRDS: DESCRIPTION, BEHAVIOUR, REPRODUCTION, AND DISTRIBUTION
Martín R. de la Peña


Volume I: Rheidae a Pelecanoididae
Volume II: Ciconiidae a Heliornithidae
Volume III: Charadriidae a Trochilidae
Volume IV: Trogonidae a Furnariidae
Volume V: Tyrannidae a Turdidae
Volume VI: Mimidae a Passeridae


FIRST RECORD OF THE GOLDEN-GREEN WOODPECKER (Piculus chrysochloros) IN THE COPO NATIONAL PARK, SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO PROVINCE, ARGENTINA
Jorge Martín Spinuzza



FIRST RECORD RUDDY GROUND-DOVE (Columbina talpacoti) IN THE PROVINCE OF LA RIOJA, ARGENTINA
Jorge Martín Spinuzza



RECORD OF NESTING CHESTNUT-THROATED HUET-HUET (Pteroptochos castaneus) IN ARGENTINA AND SOME OBSERVATIONS ABOUT THE REPRODUCTIVE ETHOLOGY
Jorge Martín Spinuzza



FIRST RECORD SOLITARY BLACK CACIQUE (Cacicus solitarius) IN THE RIO DULCE WETLANDS AND MAR CHIQUITA LAGOON MULTIPLE USE RESERVE AND FOR THE PROVINCE OF CORDOBA,ARGENTINA.
Jorge Martín Spinuzza y Federico Villegas



FIRST RECORD OF THE Creamy-rumped Miner (Geositta isabellina) LAGUNA BRAVA RESERVE PROVINCIAL AND LA RIOJA PROVINCE, ARGENTINA.
Jorge Martín Spinuzza



Patagonian Tyrant (Colorhampus parvirostris)
New nesting record of Patagonian Tyrant (Colorhamphus parvirostris) in the National Park Lanin, Neuquén Province, Argentina, and considerations on its behaviour.
Jorge Martín Spinuzza, Silvana Alzogaray y Jose Gimenez.



SLENDER-TAILED WOODSTAR (Microstilbon burmeisteri)
Slender-tailed Woodstar (Microstilbon burmeisteri), first observation for Cordoba province.
Jorge Martín Spinuzza.



SUBTROPICAL DORADITO (Pseudocolopteryx acutipennis)
Subtropical Doradito (Pseudocolopteryx acutipennis) in northwest Buenos Aires, province.
Jorge Martín Spinuzza.



Con Mirada Profunda
Lechucita Vizcachera (Athene cunicularia)
Jorge Martin Spinuzza

Revista ECOLOGICA-Nº 13 - Julio-Agosto 2006

                                
                                           
                             
 
  

 

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DINELLI´S DORADITO (Pseudocolopteryx dinelliana)
New species

ANHINGA (Anhinga anhinga)
New photos

WHITE-FACED IBIS (Plegadis chihi)
New photos

JABIRU (Jabiru mycteria)
New photos and video

SOUTHERN SCREAMER (Chauna torquata)
New photos

RINGER TEAL (Callonetta leucophrys)
New photos

TURKEY VULTURE (Cathartes aura ruficollis)
New photos

HARRI'S HAWK (Parabuteo unicinctus)
New photos

SAVANNA HAWK (Buteogallus meridionalis)
New photos

GREAT BLACK HAWK (Buteogallus urubitinga)
New photos and sound

CRANE HAWK (Geranospiza caerulescens)
New photos, video and sound

BAT FALCON (Falco rufigularis)
New photos and sound

RED-FRONTED COOT (Fulica rufifrons)
New photos

SPOT-FLANKED GALLINULE (Porphyriops melanops)
New photos

BLACK-LEGGED SERIEMA (Chunga burmeisteri)
New photos

REDDISH-BELLIED PARAKEET (Pyrrhura frontalis)
New photos and videos

NANDAY PARAKEET (Aratinga nenday)
New photos and videos

RINGED KINGFISHER (Megaceryle torquata)
New photos

CREAM-BACKED WOODCREEPER (Campephilus leucopogon)
New photos

FIREWOOD-GATHERER (Anumbius annumbi)
New photos

CRESTED HORNERO (Furnarius cristatus)
New photos

LARK-LIKE BRUSHRUNNER (Coryphistera alaudina)
New photos

STRIPE-CROWNED SPINETAIL (Cranioleuca pyrrhophia)
New photos

GREAT RUFOUS WOODCREEPER (Xiphocolaptes major)
New photos and video

BLACK-BANDED WOODCREEPER (Dendrocolaptes picumnus)
New photos and sound

OLIVACEUS WOODCREEPER (Sittasomus griseicapillus)
New photos

SPECTACLED TYRANT (Hymenops perspicillatus)
New photos

MANY-COLOURED RUSH-TYRANT (Tachuris rubrigastra)
New sound and sonogram

SOOTY TYRANNULET (Serpophaga nigricans)
New photos

GREATER WAGTAIL-TYRANT (Stigmatura budytoides)
New photos

GREY CRESTED TYRANNULET (Serpophaga griseicapilla)
New photos

BROWN-CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Myiarchus tyrannulus)
New photos and sound

PLUSH-CRESTED JAY (Cyanocorax chrysops chrysops)
New photos and video

MASKED GNATCATCHER (Polioptila dumicola)
New photos

WHITE-RIMMED WARBLER (Myiothlypis leucoblephara)
New photos and sound

RUSTY-COLLARED SEEDEATER (Sporophila collaris)
New photos

RINGED WARBLING-FINCH (Microspingus torquatus)
New photos

GOLDEN-WINGED CACIQUE (Cacicus chrysopterus)
New photos

CHESTNUT-CAPPED BLACKBIRD (Chrysomus ruficapillus)
New sound and sonogram

WHITE-BROWED BLACKBIRD (Sturnella superciliaris)
New photos


 

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