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Magellanic Plover, Argentina

Magellanic Plover, Argentina

This series of images follows part of the Southern and Central Argentina 2010 tour. We pick up in Calafate where we had great success in seeing Magellanic Plover (Matt Denton)

Up until now many participants wondered when we would reach colder temperatures. Here our group of Birdquesters scoping up Magellanic Plover in the Patagonian wind (Matt Denton)

Up until now many participants wondered when we would reach colder temperatures. Here our group of Birdquesters scoping up Magellanic Plover in the Patagonian wind (Matt Denton)

Cinereous Harrier, Argentina

Cinereous Harrier, Argentina

At Calafate we were treated to the amazing aerial feats of a pair of displaying Cinereous Harrier (Matt Denton)

Chimango Caracara, Argentina

Chimango Caracara, Argentina

This Chimango Caracara was not all that impressed (Matt Denton)

Upland Goose, Argentina

Upland Goose, Argentina

Upland Geese were common and often quite tame (Matt Denton)

Least Seedsnipe, Argentina

Least Seedsnipe, Argentina

In the Calafate area we saw our first Least Seedsnipe, a species that would be very common further north (Matt Denton)

Magellanic Woodpecker, Argentina

Magellanic Woodpecker, Argentina

The major highlight of our visit to Los Glaciares National Park was this male Magellanic Woodpecker (Matt Denton)

Austral Pygmy-Owl, Argentina

Austral Pygmy-Owl, Argentina

This Austral Pygmy-Owl was also especially cooperative (Matt Denton)

After scoping up a pair of Spectacled Duck we made our way down the walkway to experience the Perito Moreno glacier, a creaking and crashing mass of blue ice (Matt Denton)

After scoping up a pair of Spectacled Duck we made our way down the walkway to experience the Perito Moreno glacier, a creaking and crashing mass of blue ice (Matt Denton)

From Calafate we ventured north into no-man's-land where we eventually found this hidden lake. For now, but probably not for long, it is one of the last remaining lakes for....(Matt Denton)

From Calafate we ventured north into no-man's-land where we eventually found this hidden lake. For now, but probably not for long, it is one of the last remaining lakes for....(Matt Denton)

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