Rio Cipreses National Reserve & Altos de Lircay National Park
Birds of the transition zone between Matorral/Sclerophyllous Forest and Dry Deciduous/Nothofagus Forest.
Main targets: Chilean Pigeon, White-throated Hawk, Chilean Hawk, Slender-billed Parakeet, Austral Parakeet, Burrowing Parrot, Magellanic Woodpecker, White-throated Treerunner, Chestnut-throated Huet-Huet, Chucao Tapaculo, Magellanic Tapaculo, Patagonian Tyrant, Patagonian Sierra-Finch and Black-chinned Siskin.
3 Days / 2 Nights
Throughout the year.
Meet and depart
Santiago, Valparaiso or Viña del Mar.
From Sat Feb 27,2021 To Mon Feb 15,2021
Meet and drive south to Rio Cipreses National Reserve, our main target will be the Burrowing Parrot, but we´ll see many other birds including: Chilean Tinamou, Variable Hawk, Black-chested Buzzard Eagle, Chilean Flicker, Striped Woodpecker, Green-backed Firecrown, Long-tailed Meadowlark, Rufous-tailed Plantcutter, Plain-mantled Tit-Spinetail, Tufted Tit-Tyrant, Fire-eyed Diucon, Thorn-tailed Rayadito, Chilean Mockingbird, Austral Blackbird and Common Diuca-Finch, among others. Then we drive south to Altos de Lircay National Park. Night in Vilches.
Today we´ll visit Altos de Lircay National Park, our main targets will be the endemic Chestnut-throated Huet-Huet, Chucao Tapaculo and Magellanic Woodpecker. In addition we´ll try for other birds like Chilean Hawk, Chilean Pigeon, Austral Parakeet, Magellanic Tapaculo, Patagonian Forest Earthcreeper, White-throated Treerunner and Rufous-tailed Plantcutter, among others. Night in Vilches.
Today we spend the morning looking for the specialties and other birds not yet located. Back to Santiago. End of the trip.