Seabirds of Chile:

Arica and the
 Humboldt Current 

all photos    B. Knapton
Alto Andino Nature Tours

Digiscoping Birds: Peruvian Boobies


Hornby's Storm-petrel

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Markham's Storm-petrel in hand

Elliot's Storm-petrel, there were >500 this day.

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Above, Macronectes halli and M. giganteus, imm birds together on Sept. 1, 2002.


Common Tern at 4,400 masl in Lauca National Park,  possibly the highest record for this species

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Birding with Ricardo Matus

Torres del Paine   Patagonia 
  Tierra del Fuego

Nature Photos of 

Martin Zwick
 penguins and albatross from S. Georgia

Known for its contribution of guano,  the Guanay Cormorant is found  in much reduced numbers than in the past.


 the race is on

  Chris Harbard


Sterna elegans, mostly gone north by 1 April

Humboldt Penguins, adults and juveniles/ immatures.

Southern Fulmar and Pintado Petrel

Alaska Seabird Information Series

PDFs on seabird species

March seabirds off Arica

Salvin's Albatross

Phoebastria irrorata
,  not often registered in Chile

Buller's Shearwater

White-chinned Petrel

Pink-footed Shearwater

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Chilean Skua, Catharacta chilensis
usually around Arica.

Sooty Shearwater

Longest  Recorded Animal Track

Sooty Shearwater
Marathon Migrations
"The flights of sooty shearwaters documented in this new study represent the longest animal migration routes ever recorded using electronic tracking technology: around 65,000 kilometers (39,000 miles). "

Bird deaths puzzle Unalaska

Captain said hail of creatures hit his boat for 30 minutes

Tagging Pacific Predators

Near real-time animal tracks

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