Birdwatching on Chiloe Island
Chiloé Archipelago features a wide variety of landscapes and ecosystems: fjords, beaches, coastal cliffs, islets, virgin forests, grasslands and an endless number of wetlands . In this scenario we can find a great biodiversity, variety of bird species that reside, some nesting, breeding and other coming per season as the Chilean flamingo that comes on winter to many Wetlands of Chiloé.
We have professional equipment for observation (scopes and binoculars), as well as specialized guides.
Some bird species that can be found on Chiloe:
In the forest: Chucao Tapaculo (Scelorchilus rubecula), Black-throated Huet-huet (Pteroptochos tarnii), Magellanic Tapaculo (Scytalopus magellanicus), Thorn-tailed Rayadito (Aphrastura spinicauda), White-throated Treerunner (Pygarrhichas albogularis), Des Murs’ Wiretail (Sylviorthorhynchus desmursii), Magellanic Woodpecker (Campephilus magellanicus), Striped Woodpecker (Veniliornis lignarius), Austral Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium nanum), and many more…
In the coast: Black-necked Swan (Cygnus melancoryphus), Imperial Cormorant (Phalacrocorax atriceps), Red-legged Cormorant (Phalacrocorax gaimardi), Ringed Kingfisher (Megaceryle torquata stellata), Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus), Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica), Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus), Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus humboldti),
and many more…
We organize special trips to go in search of the various species of birds that inhabit the region.