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This bird-photo site contains 7,568 photos covering 704 bird species of Argentine birds, of which there are roughly 1,000 different species.
ALL PHOTOS IN THIS WEBSITE TAKEN BY A. EARNSHAW - (c) Alec Earnshaw 1992-2015 - Buenos Aires - Argentina
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CONVERSION TO NEW FORMAT
In the new format, completed in July 2013, there's a single 600-pixel photo of each species - the best I have so far, which can be enalrged by clicking on it. To close, click on the X in the lower right corner, or on the dark frame on either side. A link takes you to a species page with more photos of the same bird.
Birds of "non-passerine" orders - There is one row for each order, except for the Passerines, treated separately
Rheiformes (Rheas)
SPECIES: 2 out of 2 present in Argentina
34 photos: FAM. RHEIDAE: Lesser Rhea (11), Greater Rhea (21). Exposing the rhea egg trade (2)
Tinamiformes (Tinamous)
SPECIES: 8 out of 16 present in Argentina
42 photos: FAM. TINAMIDAE: Tataupa Tinamou (1), Red-winged Tinamou (6), Huayco Tinamou (1), Ornate Tinamou (1), Spotted Nothura (23), Darwin's Nothura? (1), Brushland Tinamou (1), Elegant-Crested Tinamou (8)
Anseriformes (Screamers, Swans, Gueese, Duck)
SPECIES: 34 out of 39 present in Argentina
468 photos: FAM. ANHIMIDAE: Southern Screamer (30) - FAM. ANATIDAE: White-faced Tree-Duck (11), Fulvous Tree-Duck (7), Black-bellied Tree-Duck (4), Black-necked Swan (21), Coscoroba Swan (13),  Kelp Goose (19), Upland Goose (30), Ruddy-headed Goose (5), Ashy-headed Goose (7), Andean Goose (9), Moscovy Duck (6), Crested Duck (25), Puna Teal (1), Silver Teal (15), Yellow-billed Teal (25), Yellow-billed Pintail (19), Chiloe Widgeon (12), Brazilian Duck (26), Red Shoveler (13), Cinnamon Teal (9), Spectacled Duck (12), White-cheeked Pintail (8), Rosy-billed Pochard (15), Ringed Teal (25), Blue-winged Teal (1), Black-headed Duck (7), Ruddy Duck (3), Lake Duck (19), Masked Duck (7), Torrent Duck (12), Flightless Steamer-Duck (21), Flying Steamer-Duck (9), Chubut Steamer-Duck (5) - EXOTIC SPECIES: Mallard (6), Domestic Duck (1), Graylag Goose (3), Moscovy Duck (3), Hybrid (2)
Galliformes (Guans)
SPECIES: 6 out of 8 present in Argentina
24 photos: FAM. CRACIDAE: Rusty-margined Guan (2), Red-faced Guan (1), Dusky-legged Guan (11), Black.fronted Piping-Guan (1), Chaco Chachalaca (3) FAM. ODONTOPHORIDAE: California Quail (6)
Podicipediformes (Grebes)
SPECIES: 5 out of 6 present in Argentina
93 photos: FAM. PODICIPEDIDAE: Pied-billed Grebe (17), Great Grebe (30), White-tufted Grebe (16), Silvery Grebe (16). Least Grebe (14)
Phoenicopteriformes (Flamingoes)
SPECIES: 3 out of 3 present in Argentina
30 photos: FAM. PHOENICOPTERIDAE:
Chilean Flamingo (28), Andean Flamingo (1), James's (Puna) Flamingo (1)
Sphenisciformes (Penguins)
SPECIES: 3 out of 8 present in Argentina
43 photos:
FAM. SPHENISCIDAE: Magellanic Penguin (34), Gentoo Penguin (7), King Penguin (2)
Procellariiformes (Albatrosses, Petrels, Shearwaters, Prions)
SPECIES: 9 out of 38 present in Argentina
128 photos: FAM. DIOMEDEIDAE: Royal Albatross (14), Black-browed Albatross (35), (Atlantic) Yellow-nosed Albatross (8),
FAM. PROCELLARIIDAE: Southern Giant Petrel (31), Cape Petrel (11), White-chinned Petrel (16), Sooty Shearwater (7), Great Shearwater (1), FAM. HYDROBATIDAE: Wilson's Storm-Petrel
To read:
"Pancho's Story" - A Wondering Albatross came ashore in Camarones, Chubut. 3 photos
  Phaethontiformes (Tropicbirds)
Ciconiiformes (Storks)
SPECIES: 3 out of 3 present in Argentina
39 photos: FAM. CICONIIDAE: Maguari Stork (19), Wood Stork (15), Jabiru (5)
Suliformes (Frigatebirds, Boobies, Cormorants, Anhingas)
SPECIES: 7 out of 7 present in Argentina
89 photos: FAM. FREGATIDAE: Magnificent Frigatebird (2) - FAM. PHALACROCORACIDAE: Neotropic Cormorant (27), Red-legged Cormorant (3), Magellanic Cormorant (13), Imperial Cormorant (12), Breeding colony (2), Guanay Cormorant (3) - FAM. ANHINGIDAE: Anhinga (27)
Pelicaniformes (Pelicans, Herons, Ibises)
SPECIES: 18 out of 24 present in Argentina
318 photos: FAM. ARDEIDAE: Rufescent Tiger-Heron (31), Stripe-backed Bittern (8), Whistling Heron (28), Black-crowned Night-Heron (24), Cocoi Heron (37), Little Blue Heron (5), Great Egret (20), Snowy Egret (18), Cattle Egret (7), Great & Snowy Egret (1), Striated Heron (33) - FAM. THRESKIORNITHIDAE: White-faced Ibis (22), Bare-Faced Ibis (17), Puna Ibis (5), Green Ibis (1), Black-faced Ibis (12), Buff-necked Ibis (5), Plumbeous Ibis (13), Roseate Spoonbill (29)
Cathartiformes (New World Vultures)
SPECIES: 5 out of 5 present in Argentina
43 photos: FAM. CATHARTIDAE: Andean Condor (10), Black Vulture (9), Turkey Vulture (12), Leser Yellow-headed Vulture (5), King Vulture (7)
Accipitriformes (Eagles, Hawks, Kites, Ospreys)
SPECIES: 20 out of 40 present in Argentina
229 photos: FAM. ACCIPITRIDAE: Harpy Eagle (3, captive), Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle (1), Black Hawk-Eagle (1, captive), Great Black-Eagle (9), Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle (19), Variable Hawk (24), White-tailed Hawk (5), Swainson's Hawk (10), Savanna Hawk (34), Black-collared Hawk (5), Harris's Hawk (21), Long-winged Harrier (23), Cinereus Harrier (4), Roadside Hawk (19), Sharp-shinned Hawk (4), Bicolored Hawk (2), White-tailed Kite (8), Plumbeous Kite (3), Snail Kite (29) - FAM. PANDIONIDAE: Osprey (5)
Gruiformes (Limpkin, Rails, Crakes)
SPECIES: 19 out of 28 present in Argentina
246 photos: FAM. ARAMIDAE: Limpkin (28) - FAM. RALLIDAE: Giant Wood-Rail (39), Gray-Necked Wood-Rail (14), Slaty-breasted Wood-Rail (1), Speckled Rail (4), Rufous-sided Crake (25), Red-and-white Crake (6), Dot-winged Crake (1), Spotted Rail (2), Plumbeous Rail (34), Blackish Rail (1), Common Gallinule (12), Spot-flanked Gallinule (24), Purple Gallinule (9), Red-gartered Coot (22), Red-fronted Coot (11), Giant Coot (1), Slate-colored (or Andean) Coot (7)
, White-winged Coot (6)
Charadriiformes - Suborder Charadrii (Plovers, Oystercatchers, Avocets, Stilts, Sheathbills, etc.)
SPECIES: 17 out of 18 present in Argentina
219 photos: FAM. CHARADRIIDAE: American Golden Plover (16), Black-bellied Plover (8), Tawny-throated Dotterel (12), Southern Lapwing (32), Andean Lapwing (1), Semipalmated Plover (3), Collared Plover (19), Two-banded Plover (22), Rufous-chested Dotterel (12), Diademed Sandpiper-Plover (9)
FAM. HAEMATOPODIDAE: American Oystercatcher (14), Blackish Oystercatcher (5), Magellanic Oystercatcher (11)
FAM. RECURVIROSTRIDAE:
Black-necked Stilt (26), Andean Avocet (1) - FAM. CHIONIDAE: Snowy Sheathbill (13) - FAM. PLUVIANELLIDAE: Magellanic Plover (15)
Charadriiformes - Suborder Scolopaci (Sandpipers, Seedsnipes, Jacanas, etc.)
SPECIES: 25 out of 30 present in Argentina
373 photos:FAM. SCOLAPACIDAE: South American Snipe (19), Short-billed Dowitcher (5), Hudsonian Godwit (22), Whimbrel (15), Upland Sandpiper (10), Spotted Sandpiper (6), Greater Yellowlegs (15), Lesser Yellowlegs (14), Solitary Sandpiper (13), Willet (11), Ruddy Turnstone (6), Red Knot (21), Sanderling (16), Semipalmated Sandpiper (5), White-rumped Sandpiper (39), Baird's Sandpiper (6), Pectoral Sandpiper (17), Stilt Sandpiper (24), Buff-breasted Sandpiper (11), Wilson's Phalarope (15) - FAM. THINOCORIDAE: White-bellied Seedsnipe (15), Gray-breasted Seedsnipe (11), Least Seedsnipe (17) - FAM. JACANIDAE: Wattled Jacana (33) - FAM. ROSTRATULIDAE: South American Painted-Snipe (7)
Charadriiformes - Suborder Lari (Skuas, Gulls, Terns and Skimmers)
SPECIES: 21 out of 26 present in Argentina
234 photos: FAM. STERCORARIIDAE: Chilean Skua (11), Brown Skua (1), Parasitic Yaeger (1) - FAM. LARIDAE / SUBFAM. LARINAE: Andean Gull (1), Brown-hooded Gull (16), Gray-hooded Gull (6), Dolphin Gull (20), Franklin's Gull (3), Olrog's Gull (32), Kelp Gull (34) - FAM. LARIDAE / SUBFAM. STERNINAE: Yellow-billed Tern (18), Large-billed Tern (10), Gull-billed Tern (2), Common Tern (10), South American Tern (17), Snowy-crowned Tern (20), Elegant Tern (3), Sandwhich Tern (2), Cayenne Tern (4), Royal Tern (15) - FAM. RYNCHOPIDAE: Black Skimmer (24)
Columbiformes (Pigeons & Doves)
SPECIES: 14 out of 25 present in Argentina
99 photos: FAM. COLUMBIDAE: Picazuro Pigeon (11), Spot-winged Pigeon (15), Rock Pigeon (5), Eared Dove (17), Pacific Dove (9 ),White-tipped Dove (12), Large-tailed Dove (1), Gray-fronted Dove (1)
, Picui Ground-Dove (16), Ruddy Ground-Dove (4), Scaled Dove (3), Bare-faced Ground-Dove (1), Black-winged Ground-Dove (3), Golden-spotted Ground-Dove (1),
Cuculiformes (Cuckoos)
SPECIES: 7 out of 12 present in Argentina
63 photos: FAM. CUCULIDAE: Dark-billed Cuckoo (18), Ash-colored Cuckoo (4), Squirrel Cuckoo (2), Smooth-billed Ani (7), Groove-billed Ani (3), Guira Cuckoo (22), Striped Cuckoo (7)
Strigiformes (Owls)
SPECIES: 13 out of 21 present in Argentina
83 photos: FAM. TYTONIDAE: Barn Owl (4) - FAM. STRIGIDAE: Tropical Screech-Owl (5), Tawny-browed Owl (1), Great Horned Owl (10), Lesser Horned Owl (5), Chaco Owl (2), Rufous-legged Owl (1), Mottled Owl (1), Feruginous Pygmy-Owl (7), Austral Pygmy-Owl (1), Burrowing Owl (26), Striped Owl (7), Short-eared Owl (10)
Caprimulgiformes (Nightjars, Potoos)
SPECIES: 7 out of 16 present in Argentina
67 photos: FAM. CAPRIMULGIDAE: Nacunda Nighthawk (10), Band-winged Nightjar (8), Common Pauraque (1) Lyre-tailed Nightjar (1), Little Nightjar (11), Scissor-tailed Nightjar (36) - FAM. NYCTIBIDAE: Common Potoo (1)
Apodiformes 1 (Swifts)
SPECIES: 4 out of 9 present in Argentina
11 photos: FAM. APODIDAE: Great Dusky Swift (3), hite-collared Swift (3), Sick's Swift (1), Andean Swift (4)
Apodiformes 2 (Hummingbirds)
SPECIES: 19 out of 31 present in Argentina
174 photos: FAM. TROCHILIDAE: White-necked Jacobin (5), Black Jacobin (4), Planalto Hermit (3), Scale-throated Hermit (1), Sparkling Violetear (6), Black-throated Mango (2), Green-backed Firecrown (10), Red-tailed Comet (12), Wedge-tailed Hillstar (1), Giant Hummingbird (1), Blue-tufted Starthroat (17), Glittering-Bellied Emerald (45), Picaflor Tijereta (1), Violet-capped Woodnymph (6), White-throated Hummingbird (21), White-bellied Hummingbird (2), Versicolored Emerald (5), Gilded Sapphire (33), Purple-crowned Plovercrest (1)
Trogoniformes (Trogons)
SPECIES: 2 out of 3 present in Argentina
8 photos:
FAM. TROGONIDAE: Surucua Trogon (5), Black-throated Trogon (3)
Coraciiformes (Kingfishers & Motmots)
SPECIES: 4 out of 6 present in Argentina
54 photos: FAM. ALCEDINIDAE: Ringed Kingfisher (19), Amazon Kingfisher (10), Green Kingfisher (24)
- FAM. MOTMOTIDAE: Rufous-capped Motmot (1)
Galbuliformes (Puffbirds)
SPECIES: 3 out of 4 present in Argentina
9 photos: FAM. BUCCONIDAE: Buff-bellied Puffbird (1), Spot-backed Puffbird (6), White-eared Puffbird (2),
Piciformes (Toucans & Woodpeckers)
SPECIES: 26 out of 33 present in Argentina
209 photos: FAM. RAMPHASTIDAE: Toco Toucan (3), Red-breasted Toucan (1), Spot-billed Toucanet (1), Saffron Toucanet (1), Chestnut-eared Aracari (2), FAM. PICIDAE: White-barred Piculet (23), Ochre-collared Piculet (4), White Woodpecker (8), Yellow-fronted Woodpecker (3), White-fronted Woodpecker (19), Smoky-brown Woodpecker (2), White-spotted Woodpecker (1), Checkered Woodpecker (30), Striped Woodpecker (4), Dot-fronted Woodpecker (3), Golden-olive Woodpecker (1), Green-barred Woodpecker (formerly: Golden-breasted) (24), Chilean Flicker (6), Andean Flicker (3), Field Flicker (22), Blond-crested Woodpecker (4), Black-bodied Woodpecker (1), Lineated Woodpecker (3), Cream-backed Woodpecker (13), Robust Woodpecker (2), Magellanic Woodpecker (28)
Cariamiformes (Seriemas)
SPECIES: 2 out of 2 present in Argentina
2 photos: FAM. CARIAMIDAE: Red-legged Seriema (1), Black-legged Seriema (1)

Falconiformes (Falcons, Caracaras)
SPECIES: 10 out of 15 present in Argentina
130 photos: FAM. FALCONIDAE: White-throated Caracara (11), Mountain Caracara (7), Southern Caracara (29), Chimango Caracara (30), Yellow-headed Caracara (4), Spot-winged Falconet (5), American Kestrel (22), Bat Falcon (3), Peregrine Falcon (3), Aplomado Falcon (16
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Psittaciformes (Parrots)
SPECIES: 18 out of 25 present in Argentina
109 photos: FAM. PSITTACIDAE: Red-and-green Macaw (1 captive), Yellow-collared Macaw (1), Blue-crowned Parakeet (4), Mitred Parakeet (1), White-eyed Parakeet (5), Austral Parakeet (9), Burrowing Parakeet (14), Monk Parakeet (22), Black-hooded Parakeet (6, feral), Red-bellied (or Maroon-bellied) Parakeet (11), Green-cheeked Parakeet (3), Gray-hooded Parakeet (8), Mountain Parakeet (1), Yellow-chevroned Parakeet (16), Scaly-headed Parrot (3), Tucuman Parrot (1), Turquoise-fronted Parrot (3), Vinaceous-breasted Amazon (1 captive). Parrot chick trade (1)
To read: On the Conservation of the Vinaceous Parrot and the Araucarias of San Pedro
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Passeriformes (Passerines - songbirds, perching birds) (see below)

Birds of the "Passerine" order It groups about 50% of bird species. These are grouped by family
Suborder SUBOSCINES
. FURNARII
   
Thamnophilidae (Antshrikes, Antwrens, etc.)
SPECIES: 12 out of 18 present in Argentina
82 photos: Spot-backed Antshrike (2), Tufted Antshrike (4), Large-tailed Antshrike (1), Great Antshrike (13), Rufous-capped Antshrike (34), Variable Antshrike (17), Plain Antvireo (2), Rufous-winged Antwren (1), Streak-capped Antwren (2), Bertoni's Antbird (2), Dusky-tailed Antbied (2), White-shouldered Fire-eye (2)
    Melanopareiidae (Crescentchests)
SPECIES: 1 of 1 present in Argentina
2 photos: Olive-crowned Crescentchest
    Conopophagidae (Gnateaters)
SPECIES: 1 of 1 present in Argentina
2 photos: Rufous Gnateater
   
Grallariidae (Antpittas)
SPECIES: 1 of 3 present in Argentina
1 photo: Variegated Antpitta
   
Rhinocryptidae (Gallitos, etc.)
SPECIES: 9 out of 10 present in Argentina
48 photos: Spotted Bamboowren (4), Black-throated Huet-huet (2), Chestnut-throated Huet-huet (2), Chucao Tapaculo (5), Ochre-flanked Tapaculo (3), Magellanic Tapaculo (15), White-browed Tapaculo (1), Crested Gallito (9). Sandy Gallito (7)
   
Formicariidae (Antthrushes)
SPECIES: 1 out of 2 present in Argentina
1 photo: Short-tailed Antthrush
  . Scleruridae (Leaftossers, Miners)
SPECIES: 5 out of 7 present in Argentina
37 photos: Rufous-breasted Leaftosser (1), Rufous-banded Miner (15), Puna Miner (2), Common Miner (7), Short-billed Miner (9)
   

Dendrocolaptidae (Woodcreepers)
SPECIES: 8 out of 12 present in Argentina
64 photos: Olivaceous Woodcreeper (5), Plain-brown Woodcreeper (1), Planalto Woodcreeper (3), White-throated Woodcreeper (1), Great Rufous Woodcreeper (1), Lesser Woodcreeper (2), Narrow-billed Woodcreeper (28), Scimitar-billed Woodcreeper (23)

   
Furnariidae (Horneros, Spinetails, Cinclodes, Earthcreepers, etc)
Broken down into 3 subfamilies (see below)
Here you can also read about the natural history of the family
      Philydorinae (Foliage-gleaners, Treerunners, some Earthcreepers)
SPECIES: 9 out of 12 present in Argentina
59 photos: Black-capped Foliage-gleaner (2), Buff-fronted Folieage-gleaner (2), Ochre-breasted Foliage-gleaner (1), Buff-browed Foliage-gleaner (8), White-eyed Foliage-gleaner (2), Streaked Xenops (2), White-throated Treerunner (15), Rock Earthcreeper (4), Band-tailed Earthcreeper (23)
      Furnariinae (Horneros, Cinclodes, Earthcreepers, etc.)
SPECIES: 13 out of 17 present in Argentina
225 photos: Rufous Hornero (70), Crested Hornero (5), Chaco Earthcreeper (11), Curve-billed Reedhaunter (33), Sharp-tailed Streamcreeper (2), Wren-like Rushbird (22), Buff-winged Cinclodes (34), Cream-winged Cinclodes (2), Dark-bellied Cinclodes (21), Gray-flanked Cinclodes (13), White-winged Cinclodes (1), Scale-throated Earthcreeper (7), Buff-breasted Earthcreeper (4)
      Synallaxinae (Pijuís, Espineros, Canasteros, Curutiés, etc.)
SPECIES: 35 out of 42 present in Argentina
517 photos: Thorn-tailed Rayadito (17),
Brown-capped Tit-Spinetail (1), Tufted Tit-Spinetail (22), Plain-mantled Tit-Spinetail (10), Rufous-fronted Thornbird (1), Streak-fronted Thornbird (1), Little Thornbird (13), Spot-breasted Thornbird (1), Freckle-breasted Thornbird (38), Greater Thornbird (14), Lark-like Brushrunner (18), Firewood-gatherer (32), Brown Cacholote (19), White-throated Cacholote (10), Patagonian Canastero (18), Steinbach's Canastero (2), Short-billed Canastero (26), Sharp-billed Canastero (27), Cordilleran Canastero (9), Creamy-breasted Canastero (8), Hudson's Canastero (9), Austral Canastero (4), Bay-capped Wren-Spinetail (12), Spixi's Spinetail (22), Gray-bellied Spinetail (1), Sooty-fronted Spinetail (13), Pale-breasted Spinetail (15), Rufous-capped Spinetail (3), Azara's Spinetail (2), Chotoy Spinetail (27), Yellow-chinned Spinetail (34), Stripe-crowned Spinetail (16), Sulphur-throated Spinetail (32), Striaght-billed Reedhaunter (30), Des Murs's Wiretail (10)
  TYRANNI
   
Tyrannidae (Tyrants, Monjitas, Kiskadees, Flycatchers, etc.)
SPECIES: 97 out of approx. 130 present in Argentina
852 photos:
Many-coloured Rush Tyrant (24), Southern Bristle-Tyrant (2). Mottle-cheeked Tyrannulet (21), Yellow-olive Flycatcher (1), White-throated Spadebill (1), Sclater's Flycatcher (1), Drab-breasted Pygmy-Tyrant (1), Pearly-vented Tody-Tyrant (8), Ochre-faced Tody-Tyrant (1), White-throated Tyrannulet (2), Tufted Tit-Tyrant (14), Yellow-billed Tit-Tyrant (5), Warbling Doradito (21), Crested Doradito (1), Sooty Tyrannulet (19), White-crested Tyrannulet (10), Stranek's Tyrannulet (6), Southern Beardless Tyranulet (11), Southern Antpipit (1), Tawny-crowned Pygmy-Tyrant (11), Streamer-tailed Tyrant (19), Strange-tailed Tyrant (13), Great Kiskadee (15), Cattle Tyrant (13), Piratic Flycatcher (1), Brown-crested Flycatcher (3), Swainson's Flycatcher (6), Short-crested Flycatcher (4), Dusky-capped Flycatcher (1), Rufous Casiornis (2), Yellow-browed Tyrant (16), Tropical Kingbird (10), Streaked Flycatcher (12), Crowned Slaty-Flycatcher (17), Fork-tailed Flycatcher (26), Smoke-colored Pewee (1), Tropical Pewee (1), White-winged Black-Tyrant (6), Blue-billed Black-Tyrant (14), Cinereous Tyrant (2), Black Phoebe (7), Pied Water-Tyrant (13), White-headed Marsh Tyrant (32), Masked Water-Tyrant (10), Suiriri Flycatcher (9), Traill's (Willow, or Alder) Flycatcher (3), Cinnamon Flycatcher (2), Cliff Flycatcher (4), Bran-coloured Flycatcher (29), Euler's Flycatcher (4), Bearded Tachuri (29), Vermillion Flycatcher (34), Greater Wagtail-Tyrant (7), Dark-faced Ground-Tyrant (16), Cinnamon-bellied Ground-Tyrant (3), Ochre-naped Ground-Tyrant (12), Rufous-naped Ground-Tyrant (4), White-browed Gorund-Tyrant (9), Black-fronted Ground-Tyrant (2), Spot-billed Ground-Tyrant (7), Austral Negrito (32), Andean Negrito (1), Rough-legged Tyrannulet (1), White-crested Elaenia (14), Short-billed Elaenia (24), Large Elaenia (2), Highland Elaenia (1), Southern Scrub-Flycatcher (15), Spectacled Tyrant (22), Great Shrike-Tyrant (2), Gray-bellied Shrike-Tyrant (4), Black-billed Shrike-Tyrant (14), Lesser Shrike-Tyrant (4), Rufous-webbed Bush-Tyrant (1), Chocolate-vented Tyrant (23), Rusty-backed Monjita (9), Black-and-White Monjita (14), Gray Monjita (11), Black-crowned Monjita (12), White Monjita (33), Fire-eyed Diucon (17), Patagonian Tyrant (7), Three-striped Flycatcher (1), Social Flycatcher (2), Boat-billed Flycatcher (2), Eared Pygmy-Tyrant (2), Fuscous Flycatcher (1), Sepia-capped Flycatcher (2), Greenish Tyrannulet (2), Gray-hooded Flycatcher (1), Sibilant Sirystes (4), Yellow Tyrannulet (2), Short-crested Flycatcher (1), Long-tailed Tyrant (1), d'Orbigny's Chat-Tyrnat (1), White-browed Chat-Tyrant (1), Large-headed Flatbill (2), Greenish Elaenia (1),
    Oxyruncidae (Sharpbill)
SPECIES: 1 out 1 present in Argentina
2 photos of Sharpbill
    Cotingidae (Plantcutters, Fruitcrows, Bellbirds, etc.)
SPECIES: 2 out of approx. 5 present in Argentina
36 photos: White-tipped Plantcutter (30), Rufous-tailed Plantcutter (6)
   

Pipridae (Manakins)
SPECIES: 3 out of 3 present in Argentina
6 photos: White-bearded Manakin (1), Band-tailed Manakin (2); Swallow-tailed Manakin (3)
   
Tityridae (Tityras, Becards, Xenopsaris, etc.)
SPECIES: 8 out of 12 present in Argentina
47 photos: Black-crowned Tityra (1), Masked Tityra (2), Greenish Schiffornis (2), Bar-winged Piprites (1), White-naped Xenopsaris (19), Green-backed Becard (1), White-winged Becard (19), Crested Becard (2)
Suborder PASSERES (OSCINES)
  CORVOIDEA
   
Vireonidae (Vireos, Peppershrikes)
SPECIES: 3 out of 3 present in Argentina
27 photos: Red-eyed Vireo (8), Rufous-crowned Greenlet (1), Rufous-browed Peppershrike (18)
   
Corvidae (Jays)
SPECIES: 2 out of 3 present in Argentina
10 photos: Plush-crested Jay (9), Purplish Jay (1)
  PASSERIDA
   
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
SPECIES: 12 out of 15 present in Argentina
112 photos: White-rumped Swallow (27), Chilean Swallow (12), White-winged Swallow (1), Blue-and-white Swallow (11), Southern Martin (3), Gray-breasted Martin (8), Brown-chested Martin (15), combined (1), Barn Swallow (6), Bank Swallow (4), Cliff Swallow (15), Rough-winged Swallow (8), Tawny-headed Swallow (1)
   
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
SPECIES: 3 out of 4 present in Argentina
28 photos: House-Wren (16), Mountain Wren (1), Sedge Wren (12)
   
Polioptilidae (Gnatcatchers)
SPECIES: 2 out of 2 present in Argentina16 photos:
19 photos: Masked Gnatcatcher (18), Cream-bellied Gnatcatcher (1)
    Donacobidae (Donacobius)
SPECIES: 1 out of 1 present in Argentina
13 photos: Black-capped Donacobius
   
Turdidae (Thrushes)
SPECIES: 8 out of 11 present in Argentina
75 photos: Rufous-bellied Thrush (21), Creamy-bellied Thrush (12), Pale-breasted Thrush (5), Austral Thrush (27), Slaty Thrush (1), Chiguanco Thrush (7), White-necked Thrush (1), Swainson's Thrush (1)
   
Mimidae (Mockingbirds)
SPECIES: 5 out of 5 present in Argentina
52 photos: Chalk-browed Mockingbird (20), Patagonian Mockingbird (14), White-banded Mockingbird (10), Calandria Castaña (1), Chilean Mockingbird (6)
   

Sturnidae (Starlings)
SPECIES: 2 out of 2 present in Argentina - BOTH ARE INTRODUCED SPECIES
13 photos: Crested Myna (5), European Starling (8)

   
Motacillidae (Pipits)
SPECIES: 4 out of 8 present in Argentina
66 photos: Correndera Pipit (21), Yellowish Pipit (15), Short-billed Pipit (12), Hellmayr's Pipit (4), Pipit sp (14)
   
Thraupidae (Tanagers, Cardinals, Sierra-Finches, Warbling-Finches, Seedeaters, etc.)
SPECIES: 65 out of 87 present in Argentina (which includes 2 species not recognized by SACC, marked with *)
549 photos: Red-crested Cardinal (17), Yellow-billed Cardinal (18), Magpie Tanager (2), Orange-headed Tanager (1),
Chestnut-headed Tanager (1), Black-goggled Tanager (4), Ruby-crowned Tanager (4), White-lined Tanager (22), Diademed Tanager (10), Fawn-breasted Tanager (13), Blue-and-yellow Tanager (14), Sayaca Tanager (22), Palm Tanager (3), Green-headed Tanager (5), Swallow Tanager (2), Blue Dacnis (1), Guira Tanager (2), Chestnut-vented Conebill (3), Rusty Flowerpiercer (8), Black-hooded Sierra-Finch (3), Gray-hooded Sierra-Finch (20), Patagonian Sierra-Finch (16), Mourning Sierra-Finch (15), Plumbeous Sierra-Finch (6), Ash-breasted Sierra-Finch (1), Carbonated Sierra-Finch (6), Band-tailed Sierra-Finch (9), Common Diuca-Finch (10), Yellow-bridled Finch (12), Black-crested Finch (2), Long-tailed Reed-Finch (18), Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch (21), Black-and-chestnut Warbling-Finch * (1), Rufous-sided Warbling-Finch (1), Rusty-browed Warbling-Finch (3), Cinnamon Warbling-Finch (1), Gray-throated Warbling-Finch, (14) Ringed Warbling-Finch (7), Black-capped Warbling-Finch (6), Greater Yellow-Finch (6), Yellow-rumped Yellow-Finch (1), Citron-headed Yellow-Finch (1), Greenish Yellow-Finch (7), Patagonian Yellow-Finch (11), Saffron Finch (25), Grassland Yellow-Finch (17), Wedge-tailed Grass-Finch (3), Lesser Grass-Finch (9), Great Pampa-Finch (24), Blue-black Grassquit (15), Chestnut-bellied Seed-Finch (2), Rusty-collared Seedeater (9), Double-collared Seedeater (10), Tawny-bellied Seedeater (12), Dark-throated Seedeater (16), Marsh Seedeater (7), White-collared Seedeater = Narosky's Seedeater = Entre Ríos Seedeater = Zelich's Seedeater * (2), Rufous-rumped Seedeater (7), Chestnut Seedeater (12), Iberá Seedeater (1), Seedeater spp (6), Band-tailed Seedeater (4), Plain-colored Seedeater (2), Red-crested Finch (6), Yellow Cardinal (9), Bananaquit (1)
    Incertae Sedis (Saltators & allies)
SPECIES: 5 out of 6 present in Argentina
45 photos: Grayish Saltator (12), Green-winged Saltator (11), Golden-billed Saltator (10), Black-throated Grosbeak (1), Many-colored Chaco Finch (11)
   
Emberizidae (Sparrows & allies)
SPECIES: 8 out of 8 present in Argentina
73 photos: Rufous-collared Sparrow (44), Grassland Sparrow (17), Stripe-crowned Sparrow (2), Saffron-billed Sparrow (2), White-browed Brushfinch (1), Fulvous-headed Brushfinch (2), Yellow-striped Brushfinch (1), Common Bush-Tanager (3),
   
Cardinalidae (Grossbeaks & allies)
SPECIES: 5 of 6 present in Argentina
59 photos: Hepatic Tanager (11), Red-crowned Ant-Tanager (1), Black-backed Grosbeak (8), Glaucous-blue Grosbeak (24), Ultramarine Grossbeak (15)
   
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
SPECIES: 8 out of 10 present in Argentina
69 photos: Masked Yellowthroat (28), Tropical Parula (8), White-browed Warbler (12), Pale-legged Warbler (3), Riverside Warbler (1), Two-banded Warbler (2), Golden-crowned Warbler (11), Brown-capped Redstart (4)
   
Icteridae (Blackbirds, Cowbirds, Caciques, Meadowlarks)
SPECIES: 21 out of 23 present in Argentina
304 photos: Crested Oropendula (1), Solitary Black Cacique (12), Golden-winged Cacique (10), Red-rumped Cacique (2), Troupial (9), Epaulet Oriole (12), Chopi Blackbird (4), Austral Blackbird (11), Scarlet-headed Blackbird (38), Unicolored Blackbird (15), Yellow-winged Blackbird (9), Chestnut-capped Blackbird (27), Saffron-cowled Blackbird (36),Yellow-rumped Marshbird (14), Brown-and-yellow Marshbird (21), Grayish Baywing (15), Screaming Cowbird (10), Shiny Cowbird (13), White-browed Meadowlark (17), Long-tailed Meadowlark (21), Bobolink (5) - EXOTIC BLACKBIRDS: Venezuelan Troupial (4), Scrub Blackbird (1)
   
Fringillidae - subfamily Fringillinae (Siskins, Euphonias)
SPECIES: 4 out of 5 siskins present in Argentina + 2 exotic species
44 photos: Hooded Siskin (15), Black Siskin (1), Yellow-rumped Siskin (4), Black-chinned Siskin (13)
EXOTIC SPECIES: European Greenfinch (6), European Goldfinch (5)
    Fringillidae - subfamily Euphoniinae (Euphonias)
SPECIES: 4 out of 6 present in Argentina
16 photos: Purple-throated Euphonia (10), Violaceous Euphonia (3), Chestnut-bellied Euphonia (1), Blue-naped Chlorophonia (2)
   
Passeridae (Sparrows)
SPECIES: 1 out of 1 present in Argentina
12 photos. House Sparrow

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