Birding in Torres del Paine 2017-05-20T20:31:32+00:00

Birding in Torres del Paine

A unique protected area

Torres del Paine National Park is a unique protected area – biosphere reserve- in Patagonia, combining exceptional geological formations, glaciers, lakes and a very well maintained fauna. We will take our time to go and enjoy the amazing views, looking for birds and other animals that live under this severe weather. 

TARGET 100 SPECIES

Lesser rhea, Andean Condor, Upland Goose, Southern Crested Caracara, Chimango Caracara, American Kestrel, Black faced Ibis, Long tailed Meadowlark, Torrent duck, Austral Blackbird, Austral Pigmy Owl, Patagonian Sierra Finch, Austral Parraqueet, Plumbeous Rail, Chiloe widgeon, Great Grebe, Silvery Grebe, Crested duck, among many others.

DAY 1: PICK UP IN PUNTA ARENAS, LUNCH IN PUERTO NATALES, VISIT TO THE MILODON CAVE NATURAL MONUMENT. OVERNIGHT AT TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK.

DAY 2: EARLY BIRDING IN THE SERRANO RIVER AREA. LUNCH AT THE HOTEL. AFTERNOON VISITING THE GREY LAKE AREA. OVERNIGHT AT NATIONAL PARK

DAY 3: FULL DAY LOOKING FOR BIRDS AND LANDSCAPES IN THE EAST SIDE OF THE NATIONAL PARK.
 OVERNIGHT AT NATIONAL PARK.

DAY 4: VISIT TO THE SARMIENTO LAKE AREA. OPTIONAL HIKE TO SEE RUPESTRIAN PAINTINGS AND FAUNA. OVERNIGHT IN PUERTO NATALES.

DAY 5: VISIT TO OTWAY PENGUIN COLONY.
TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT.

Destinations:  National Park Torres del Paine – Magallanes Region.
Length: 5 days, 4 nights
Difficulty Level: Low.
Guide: –
Activities: Pre-departure Briefing: Birds of North Patagonia – Pre-departure – Briefing: Birds of South Patagonia – Bird watching – Short hikes
 – Photo opportunity
 – Flora and fauna observation.

Transport: –
Meals: –

Birdschile privileges small hotels with high standard of quality but not luxury hotels or big chains we support local business and communities.

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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 provided: Literature available, bird´s check list.

If you want to receive more information send us an email and we will send it to you.

Activity Status

Available