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Autonomous city of, Buenos Aires

Argentine Region

 

Argentine Northwest, Gran Chaco, Mesopotamia, Cuyo, Pampas, Patagonia,  Chubut, Tierra del Fuego, Staten Island. Isla Margarita
 

Number of species: 293
Number of globally threatened species: 9
Number of introduced species: 5
 
Tinamidae
Red-winged Tinamou Rhynchotus rufescens Colorada  
Spotted Nothura Nothura maculosa Inambú común  
 
Rheidae
Greater Rhea Rhea americana Ñandú Near-threatened
 
Anhimidae
Southern Screamer Chauna torquata Chajá  
 
Anatidae
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata Sirirí pampa  
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Sirirí colorado  
Coscoroba Swan Coscoroba coscoroba Coscoroba  
Black-necked Swan Cygnus melancoryphus Cisne de cuello negro  
Brazilian Teal Amazonetta brasiliensis Pato cutirí  
Ringed Teal Callonetta leucophrys Pato de collar  
Chiloe Wigeon Anas sibilatrix Pato overo  
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos   Introduced species
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera Pato colorado  
Red Shoveler Anas platalea Pato cuchara  
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Pato gargantilla  
Speckled Teal Anas flavirostris Pato barcino  
Yellow-billed Duck Anas georgica Pato maicero  
Silver Teal Anas versicolor Pato capuchino  
Rosy-billed Pochard Netta peposaca Pato picazo  
Black-headed Duck Heteronetta atricapilla Pato cabeza negra  
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica Pato fierro  
Lake Duck Oxyura vittata Pato zambullidor chico  
 
Diomedeidae
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Albatros ceja negra  
 
Procellariidae
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Macronectes giganteus Petrel gigante común Near-threatened
Hall's Giant-Petrel Macronectes halli Petrel gigante oscuro Near-threatened
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis Petrel barba blanca  
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Pardela oscura Near-threatened
 
Podicipedidae
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Macá pico grueso  
White-tufted Grebe Rollandia rolland Macá común  
Great Grebe Podiceps major Macá grande  
Silvery Grebe Podiceps occipitalis Macá plateado  
 
Phoenicopteridae
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis Flamenco austral Near-threatened
 
Ciconiidae
Wood Stork Mycteria americana Tuyuyú  
Maguari Stork Ciconia maguari Cigüeña americana  
 
Threskiornithidae
Plumbeous Ibis Theristicus caerulescens Bandurria mora  
Black-faced Ibis Theristicus melanopis Bandurria austral  
Bare-faced Ibis Phimosus infuscatus Cuervillo cara pelada  
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi Cuervillo de cañada  
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja Espátula rosada  
 
Ardeidae
Rufescent Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma lineatum Hocó colorado  
Pinnated Bittern Botaurus pinnatus Mirasol grande  
Stripe-backed Bittern Ixobrychus involucris Mirasol común  
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Garza bruja  
Striated Heron Butorides striata Garcita azulada  
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Garcita bueyera  
Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi Garza mora  
Great Egret Ardea alba Garza blanca  
Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix Chiflón  
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Garcita blanca  
 
Phalacrocoracidae
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus Biguá  
 
Cathartidae
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus Jote cabeza negra  
 
Falconidae
Southern Caracara Caracara plancus Carancho  
Chimango Caracara Milvago chimango Chimango  
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Halconcito colorado  
Aplomado Falcon Falco femoralis Halcón plomizo  
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Halcón peregrino  
 
Accipitridae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Águila pescadora  
White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus Milano blanco  
Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis Caracolero  
Long-winged Harrier Circus buffoni Gavilán planeador  
Cinereous Harrier Circus cinereus Gavilán ceniciento  
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus Esparvero Común  
Crane Hawk Geranospiza caerulescens Gavilán patas largas  
Great Black-Hawk Buteogallus urubitinga Águila negra  
Savanna Hawk Buteogallus meridionalis Aguilucho colorado  
Harris's Hawk Parabuteo unicinctus Gavilán mixto  
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus Águila mora  
Roadside Hawk Buteo magnirostris Taguató común  
Red-backed Hawk Buteo polyosoma Aguilucho común  
 
Rallidae
Speckled Rail Coturnicops notatus Burrito enano  
Rufous-sided Crake Laterallus melanophaius Burrito común  
Red-and-white Crake Laterallus leucopyrrhus Burrito colorado  
Austral Rail Rallus antarcticus Gallineta chica Vulnerable
Grey-necked Wood-Rail Aramides cajanea Chiricote  
Giant Wood-Rail Aramides ypecaha Ipacaá  
Dot-winged Crake Porzana spiloptera Burrito negruzco Vulnerable
Yellow-breasted Crake Porzana flaviventer Burrito amarillo  
Spotted Rail Pardirallus maculatus Gallineta overa  
Plumbeous Rail Pardirallus sanguinolentus Gallineta común  
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Pollona azul  
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Pollona negra  
Spot-flanked Gallinule Gallinula melanops Pollona pintada  
White-winged Coot Fulica leucoptera Gallareta chica  
Red-gartered Coot Fulica armillata Gallareta ligas rojas  
Red-fronted Coot Fulica rufifrons Gallareta escudete rojo  
 
Aramidae
Limpkin Aramus guarauna Carau  
 
Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Ostrero común  
 
Recurvirostridae
White-backed Stilt Himantopus melanurus Playerito zancudo  
 
Charadriidae
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Tero común  
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Chorlo pampa  
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Chorlo ártico  
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Chorlito palmado  
Collared Plover Charadrius collaris Chorlito de collar  
Two-banded Plover Charadrius falklandicus Chorlito doble collar  
Rufous-chested Dotterel Charadrius modestus Chorlito pecho colorado  
Tawny-throated Dotterel Oreopholus ruficollis Chorlo cabezón  
 
Rostratulidae
American Painted-snipe Nycticryphes semicollaris Aguatero  
 
Jacanidae
Wattled Jacana Jacana jacana Jacana  
 
Thinocoridae
Least Seedsnipe Thinocorus rumicivorus Agachona chica  
 
Scolopacidae
South American Snipe Gallinago paraguaiae Becasina común  
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Becasa de mar  
Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Playero polar Extirpated Critically endangered (possibly extinct)
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Batitú  
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Pitotoy grande  
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Pitotoy chico  
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Pitotoy solitario  
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Playerito manchado  
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Vuelvepiedras  
Red Knot Calidris canutus Playerito rojizo  
Sanderling Calidris alba Playerito blanco  
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Playerito rabadilla blanca  
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Playerito unicolor  
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Playerito pectoral  
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Playero zancudo  
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Playerito canela Near-threatened
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Falaropo común  
 
Laridae
Olrog's Gull Larus atlanticus Gaviota cangrejera Vulnerable
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus Gaviota cocinera  
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus Gaviota capucho gris  
Brown-hooded Gull Chroicocephalus maculipennis Gaviota capucho café  
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Gaviotín pico grueso  
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Gaviotín pico negro  
South American Tern Sterna hirundinacea Gaviotín sudamericano  
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Gaviotín golondrina  
Snowy-crowned Tern Sterna trudeaui Gaviotín lagunero  
Yellow-billed Tern Sternula superciliaris Gaviotín chico común  
Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex Atí  
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger Rayador  
 
Stercorariidae
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Salteador chico  
 
Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Paloma doméstica Introduced species
Picazuro Pigeon Patagioenas picazuro Paloma picazuro  
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata Torcaza  
Ruddy Ground-Dove Columbina talpacoti Torcacita colorada  
Picui Ground-Dove Columbina picui Torcacita común  
White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi Yerutí común  
 
Psittacidae
Nanday Parakeet Nandayus nenday Ñanday Introduced species
Burrowing Parrot Cyanoliseus patagonus Loro barranquero  
Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus Cotorra  
 
Cuculidae
Ash-colored Cuckoo Coccyzus cinereus Cuclillo chico  
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Cuclillo pico amarillo  
Dark-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus melacoryphus Cuclillo canela  
Guira Cuckoo     Guira guira Pirincho  
 
Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Lechuza de campanario  
 
Strigidae
Tropical Screech-Owl Megascops choliba Alilicucu común  
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus Ñacurutú  
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium brasilianum Caburé chico  
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia Lechucita vizcachera  
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Lechuzón de campo  
 
Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Añapero boreal  
Nacunda Nighthawk Chordeiles nacunda Ñacundá  
Band-winged Nightjar Caprimulgus longirostris Atajacaminos ñañarca  
Little Nightjar Caprimulgus parvulus Atajacaminos chico  
Sickle-winged Nightjar Eleothreptus anomalus Atajacaminos alas negras Near-threatened
 
Trochilidae
Glittering-bellied Emerald Chlorostilbon aureoventris Picaflor común  
Gilded Sapphire Hylocharis chrysura Picaflor bronceado  
White-throated Hummingbird Leucochloris albicollis Picaflor garganta blanca  
Blue-tufted Starthroat Heliomaster furcifer Picaflor de barbijo  
 
Alcedinidae
Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana Martín pescador chico  
Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata Martín pescador grande  
 
Picidae
Checkered Woodpecker Veniliornis mixtus Carpintero bataraz chico  
Green-barred Woodpecker Colaptes melanochloros Carpintero real  
Campo Flicker Colaptes campestris Carpintero campestre  
 
Cotingidae
White-naped Xenopsaris Xenopsaris albinucha Tijerilla  
White-winged Becard Pachyramphus polychopterus Anambé común  
White-tipped Plantcutter Phytotoma rutila Cortarrama  
 
Tyrannidae
White-crested Elaenia Elaenia albiceps Fiofío silbón  
Small-billed Elaenia Elaenia parvirostris Fiofío pico corto  
Suiriri Flycatcher Suiriri suiriri Suirirí común  
Sooty Tyrannulet Serpophaga nigricans Piojito gris  
White-crested Tyrannulet Serpophaga subcristata Piojito común  
White-bellied Tyrannulet Serpophaga munda Piojito Vientre Blanco  
Bearded Tachuri Polystictus pectoralis Tachurí canela Near-threatened
Crested Doradito Pseudocolopteryx sclateri Doradito copetón  
Warbling Doradito Pseudocolopteryx flaviventris Doradito común  
Bran-colored Flycatcher Myiophobus fasciatus Mosqueta estriada  
Many-colored Rush-Tyrant Tachuris rubrigastra Tachurí sietecolores  
Euler's Flycatcher Lathrotriccus euleri Mosqueta parda  
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus Churrinche  
Austral Negrito Lessonia rufa Negrito  
Blue-billed Black-Tyrant Knipolegus cyanirostris Viudita pico celeste  
Spectacled Tyrant Hymenops perspicillatus Pico de plata  
Yellow-browed Tyrant Satrapa icterophrys Suirirí amarillo  
Dark-faced Ground-Tyrant Muscisaxicola maclovianus Dormilona cara negra  
Grey-bellied Shrike-Tyrant Agriornis micropterus Gaucho gris  
Lesser Shrike-Tyrant Agriornis murinus Gaucho chico  
Grey Monjita Xolmis cinereus Monjita gris  
Black-crowned Monjita Xolmis coronatus Monjita coronada  
White Monjita Xolmis irupero Monjita blanca  
Rusty-backed Monjita Xolmis rubetra Monjita castaña Endemic (country/region)
Black-and-white Monjita Xolmis dominicanus Monjita dominica Vulnerable
Chocolate-vented Tyrant Neoxolmis rufiventris Monjita chocolate  
Pied Water Tyrant Fluvicola pica Viudita Blanca  
Black-backed Water-Tyrant Fluvicola albiventer Viudita blanca  
Strange-tailed Tyrant Alectrurus risora Yetapá de collar Extirpated Vulnerable
Cattle Tyrant Machetornis rixosa Picabuey  
Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus Benteveo común  
Streaked Flycatcher Myiodynastes maculatus Benteveo rayado  
Crowned Slaty Flycatcher Griseotyrannus aurantioatrocristatus Tuquito gris  
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus Suirirí real  
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana Tijereta  
Swainson's Flycatcher Myiarchus swainsoni Burlisto pico canela  
 
Thamnophilidae
Variable Antshrike Thamnophilus caerulescens Choca común  
Rufous-capped Antshrike Thamnophilus ruficapillus Choca corona rojiza  
 
Furnariidae
Common Miner Geositta cunicularia Caminera común  
Scale-throated Earthcreeper Upucerthia dumetaria Bandurrita común  
Bar-winged Cinclodes Cinclodes fuscus Remolinera común  
Rufous Hornero Furnarius rufus Hornero  
Tufted Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura platensis Coludito copetón  
Lesser Canastero Asthenes pyrrholeuca Canastero coludo  
Short-billed Canastero Asthenes baeri Canastero chaqueño  
Hudson's Canastero Asthenes hudsoni Espartillero pampeano  
Chotoy Spinetail Schoeniophylax phryganophilus Chotoy  
Sooty-fronted Spinetail Synallaxis frontalis Pijuí frente gris  
Pale-breasted Spinetail Synallaxis albescens Pijuí cola parda  
Chicli Spinetail Synallaxis spixi Pijuí plomizo  
Sulphur-bearded Spinetail Cranioleuca sulphurifera Curutié ocráceo  
Stripe-crowned Spinetail Cranioleuca pyrrhophia Curutié blanco  
Yellow-chinned Spinetail Certhiaxis cinnamomeus Curutié rojizo  
Little Thornbird Phacellodomus sibilatrix Espinero chico  
Freckle-breasted Thornbird Phacellodomus striaticollis Espinero pecho manchado  
Bay-capped Wren-Spinetail Spartonoica maluroides Espartillero enano Near-threatened
Wren-like Rushbird Phleocryptes melanops Junquero  
Curve-billed Reedhaunter Limnornis curvirostris Pajonalera pico curvo  
Straight-billed Reedhaunter Limnornis rectirostris Pajonalera pico recto Near-threatened
Firewood-gatherer Anumbius annumbi Leñatero  
Buff-browed Foliage-gleaner Syndactyla rufosuperciliata Ticotico común  
 
Dendrocolaptidae
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes angustirostris Chinchero chico  
 
Vireonidae
Rufous-crowned Greenlet Hylophilus poicilotis Juan chiviro  
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Chiví común  
 
Corvidae
Plush-crested Jay Cyanocorax chrysops Urraca común Introduced species
 
Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Golondrina zapadora  
White-rumped Swallow Tachycineta leucorrhoa Golondrina ceja blanca  
Chilean Swallow Tachycineta meyeni Golondrina patagónica  
Grey-breasted Martin Progne chalybea Golondrina doméstica  
Southern Martin Progne elegans    
Brown-chested Martin Progne tapera Golondrina parda  
Blue-and-white Swallow Notiochelidon cyanoleuca Golondrina barranquera  
Southern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx ruficollis Golondrina ribereña  
Tawny-headed Swallow Alopochelidon fucata Golondrina cabeza rojiza  
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Golondrina tijerita  
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Golondrina rabadilla canel  
 
Troglodytidae
Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis Ratona aperdizada  
House Wren Troglodytes aedon Ratona común  
 
Polioptilidae
Masked Gnatcatcher Polioptila dumicola Tacuarita azulada  
 
Mimidae
Chalk-browed Mockingbird Mimus saturninus Calandria grande  
Patagonian Mockingbird Mimus patagonicus Calandria mora  
White-banded Mockingbird Mimus triurus Calandria real  
 
Turdidae
Rufous-bellied Thrush Turdus rufiventris Zorzal colorado  
Creamy-bellied Thrush Turdus amaurochalinus Zorzal chalchalero  
 
Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Gorrión Introduced species
 
Motacillidae
Yellowish Pipit Anthus lutescens Cachirla chica  
Short-billed Pipit Anthus furcatus Cachirla uña corta  
Chaco Pipit Anthus chacoensis Cachirla trinadora  
Correndera Pipit Anthus correndera Cachirla común  
Hellmayr's Pipit Anthus hellmayri Cachirla pálida  
 
Fringillidae
Hooded Siskin Carduelis magellanica Cabecitanegra común  
 
Parulidae
Tropical Parula Parula pitiayumi Pitiayumí  
Masked Yellowthroat Geothlypis aequinoctialis Arañero cara negra  
 
Icteridae
Solitary Cacique Cacicus solitarius Boyero negro  
Epaulet Oriole Icterus cayanensis Boyerito  
Chopi Blackbird Gnorimopsar chopi Chopí  
Scarlet-headed Blackbird Amblyramphus holosericeus Federal  
Unicolored Blackbird Agelasticus cyanopus Varillero negro  
Yellow-winged Blackbird Agelasticus thilius Varillero ala amarilla  
Chestnut-capped Blackbird Chrysomus ruficapillus Varillero congo  
Saffron-cowled Blackbird Xanthopsar flavus Tordo amarillo Vulnerable
Brown-and-yellow Marshbird Pseudoleistes virescens Pecho amarillo común  
Bay-winged Cowbird Agelaioides badius Tordo músico  
Screaming Cowbird Molothrus rufoaxillaris Tordo pico corto  
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Tordo renegrido  
White-browed Blackbird Sturnella superciliaris Pecho colorado  
Pampas Meadowlark Sturnella defilippii Loica pampeana Vulnerable
 
Emberizidae
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis Chingolo  
Grassland Sparrow Ammodramus humeralis Cachilo ceja amarilla  
Long-tailed Reed-Finch Donacospiza albifrons Cachilo canela  
Common Diuca-Finch Diuca diuca Diuca común  
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch Poospiza nigrorufa Sietevestidos común  
Red-rumped Warbling-Finch Poospiza lateralis Monterita litoral  
Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola Jiguero dorado  
Grassland Yellow-Finch Sicalis luteola Misto  
Great Pampa-Finch Embernagra platensis Verdón  
Blue-black Grassquit Volatinia jacarina Volatinero  
Dark-throated Seedeater Sporophila ruficollis Capuchino garganta café Near-threatened
Red-crested Finch Coryphospingus cucullatus Brasita de fuego  
Red-crested Cardinal Paroaria coronata Cardenal común  
Yellow-billed Cardinal Paroaria capitata Cardenilla  
 
Thraupidae
White-lined Tanager Tachyphonus rufus Frutero negro  
Sayaca Tanager Thraupis sayaca Celestino común  
Blue-and-yellow Tanager Thraupis bonariensis Naranjero  
Diademed Tanager Stephanophorus diadematus Frutero azul  
Fawn-breasted Tanager Pipraeidea melanonota Saíra de antifaz  
 
Genera Incertae Sedis
Hepatic Tanager Piranga flava Fueguero común  
 
Cardinalidae
Golden-billed Saltator Saltator aurantiirostris Pepitero de collar  
Glaucous-blue Grosbeak Cyanoloxia glaucocaerulea Reinamora chica
 

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