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                      por Jorge Martín Spinuzza

                                                                                                                                     

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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 831 bird species and 89 subspecies or geographic breeds with more than 7000 photographs. Also included are sound and video files (in formation) of more than
579 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As you browse through these pages you will find details, comments and unpublished photos of the species that inhabit our country, compiled on field trips and taken "in situ" by the author.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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AFRICAN PENGUIN (Spheniscus demersus)
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BLACK-AND-CHESTNUT EAGLE (Spizaetus isidori)
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HOOK-BILLED KITE (Chondrohierax uncinatus)
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NORTHERN SILVERY GREBE (Podiceps juninensis)
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BRIDGE´S GUAN (Penelope bridgesi)
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WHITE-WINGED PIGEON (Patagioenas albipennis)
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WHITE-TIPPED SWIFT (Aeronautes montivagus)
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CAMPO FLICKER (Colaptes campestris)
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GREEN-BARRED WOODPECKER (Colaptes melanochloros)
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BUFFY TIT-SPINETAIL (Leptasthenura berlepschi)
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YUNGAS MANAKIN (Chiroxiphia boliviana)
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GREATER PEWEE (Contopus fumigatus)
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SPOTTED NIGHTINGALE-THRUSH (Catharus dryas)
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DARWIN´S NOTHURA (Nothura darwinii)
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PIED-BILLED GREBE (Podilymbus podiceps)
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BLACK VULTURE (Coragyps atratus)
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HARPY EAGLE (Harpia harpyja)
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AMERICAN KESTREL (Falco sparverius)
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SPOT-WINGED PIGEON (Patagioenas maculosa)
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YUNGAS DOVE (Leptotila megalura)
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VINACEUS-BREASTED PARROT (Amazona vinacea)
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ASHY-TAILED SWIFT (Chaetura meridionalis)
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RED-TAILED COMET (Sappho sparganurus)
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TOCO TOUCAN (Ramphastos toco toco)
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GREEN KINGFISHER (Chloroceryle americana)
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WHITE-WINGED BECARD (Pachyramphus polychopterus)
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AZARA'S SPINETAIL (Synallaxis azarae)
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OCHRE-CHEEKED SPINETAIL (Synallaxis scutata)
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CINNAMON FLYCATCHER (Pyrrhomyias cinnamomeus)
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BUFF-BANDED TYRANNULET (Mecocerculus hellmayri)
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SPECTACLED TYRANT (Hymenops perspicillatus)
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FORK-TAILED FLYCATCHER (Tyrannus savana)
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