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18 days, 40 raptors, northern argentina summer 2013

2013-01-25 - 7:34 a.m.

andean singing hawk
photo c. 2013 by elaine radford

Peachfront's note: Photobucket is unresponsive this morning, but I plan to post some amazing photos soon.

40 raptors seen in Northern Argentina in a little over 2 weeks!

Peachfront's note: The list is in alphabetical, rather than taxonomic order. Bold birds are my lifers.

  1. American Kestrel
  2. Andean Condor
  3. Aplomado Falcon --including the highland variety
  4. Bat Falcon
  5. Bicolored Hawk -- BVD
  6. Black Vulture
  7. Black-and-chestnut Eagle
  8. Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle
  9. Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle
  10. Black-collared Hawk
  11. Broad-winged Hawk
  12. Chimango Caracara
  13. Collared Forest-Falcon
  14. Crane Hawk
  15. Crowned Solitary Eagle
  16. Great Black-Hawk
  17. Bay-winged Hawk -- to be split from Harris's Hawk
  18. King Vulture
  19. Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture
  20. Long-winged Harrier
  21. Mountain Caracara
  22. Orange-breasted Falcon
  23. Osprey
  24. Peregrine Falcon
  25. Plumbeous Kite
  26. Roadside Hawk
  27. Rufous-thighed Hawk --BVD
  28. Rufous-thighed Kite
  29. Savanna Hawk
  30. Short-tailed Hawk
  31. Snail Kite
  32. Southern Caracara
  33. Swainson's Hawk
  34. Swallow-tailed Kite
  35. Turkey Vulture
  36. Variable [Puna] Hawk
  37. [Atlantic and Andean] White-rumped Hawk -- DNA suggests these are 2 species, if so, they will eventually be split and it will be a 41 raptor trip
  38. White-tailed Hawk
  39. White-tailed Kite
  40. Yellow-headed Caracara

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