Southern Patagonia, Torres del Paine & Tierra del Fuego
Southern Patagonia is a windswept land with a wealth of stunning environments, jagged peaks, glaciers, vast plains and old-growth forests, sprinkled with lakes and ever-changing landscapes. You will be surprised by the variety of views that never repeat themselves as you travel across this wild realm.
Some of the bird specialties found here are Darwin´s Rhea, Magellanic Penguin, Chilean Skua, Magellanic Plover, Austral Canastero, Spectacled Duck, Flying Steamer Duck, Dolphin Gull, White-throated Caracara, Kelp Goose, Magellanic Oystercatcher, Austral Parakeet and White-throated Treerunner, among others.
Other wildlife includes Grey Fox, Guanaco, a wild relative to Llamas, Patagonian Skunk and Hairy Armadillo.
Price: US$ per person. Including: English-speaking Ornithologist and Birding Guide, lodging, all meals, private transportation and entrance fees to national parks.
Meet and depart: Santiago or Punta Arenas.
Dates: From October to March.
Optional extension to "Patagonia & Chilean Fjords" and/or "Lake District & Chiloe Island".