Birding The Lake District
A must for any birder that visits the region
Our comprehensive itinerary will guide you through the ecosystems of the Lake District in search for different species of birds along their paths and their residential areas.
We can observe over 50 species, such as the elusive Chucao Tapaculo, Magellanic Tapaculo and Ochre-flanked Tapaculo, the amazing Magellanic Woodpecker, the Chilean Flicker, the unique Des Mur’s Wiretail, the Many-coloured Rushbird and all the coastal and migrant of the Pacific coast as the endemics of Patagonia Rock Cormorant, Kelp Goose and the Flightless Steamer Duck.
The birding adventure will be illuminated by the beautiful landscapes of the area: volcanoes, temperate rain forests, the Andes Mountain Range, lakes and rivers of crystalline waters alongside the expertise of our guides, all of them with years of experience leading birding trips along Chile.
TARGET 50 SPECIES
Chilean Mockingbird, Spectacled Tyrant, Fire Eyed Diucon, House Wren, Many coloured Rush Tyrant, Southern crested Caracara, White-tailed Kite, Rufous Tailed Plantcutter, Tufted-tit tyrant, Thorn-Tailed Rayadito, Chucao Tapaculo, Ochre-flanked Tapaculo, Magellanic Tapaculo, Black-throated Huet Huet, Chilean Flicker, Austral Blackbird, Black-necked Swan, Hudsonian Godwit, Whimbrel, Back-faced Ibis, Speckled Teal, Yellow-billed Pintail.
Meals: Box Lunch included.
Equipment required: Waterproof clothes and shoes, sunscreen, water protection for your personal equipment (cameras, lens, binoculars, etc.)
Recommendation: A good book and a field guide to bring during your trip in Chile is Alvaro Jaramillo´s Birds of Chile.
Equipment included: Literature available, bird´s check list, spotting scope, extra binoculars (if required in advance)
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