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July 16, 2010

Buenos Aires Birding 3

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Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve

 Golden-breasted woodpecker
Golden-breasted Woodpecker


The above might be a Scimitar-billed Woodcreeper, Drymornis bridgesii, called in Spanish, Chichero Grande. But I am not sure about all this yet. I am still researching. If you have any information, please inform me. Muchas Gracias. Or, it could be a Narrow-billed Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes angustirostris), Chinchero Chico in spanish.

 Silver Teal
Silver Teal


Eared Dove
Eared Dove(Zenaida auriculata)

The local name for the Eared Dove is Torcaza.

Brown-hooded Gull
Brown-hooded Gull

The Brown-hooded Gull is called GAVIOTA CAPUCHO CAFE in Spanish and has the scientific name of Larus maculipennis. They were flying over the Rio de la Plata, or River Plate, the famous river where the Battle to sink the Bismark was held in the second world war.

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