Rufous-tailed Plantcutter in Patagonia

The road from El Chalten leads to the northern area of ​​the Los Glaciares National Park. On a slope, you first go through the valley of the Río de las Vueltas to Lago del Desierto. The area of ​​the Los Glaciares National Park around Lake Desierto is Patagonia at ist BEST. When you arrive at… Continue reading Rufous-tailed Plantcutter in Patagonia

Common Diuca-Finch and White-throated Cacholote near Perito Moreno/ Patagonia

A Common Diuca-Finch (Diuca diuca), sits on a fallen trunk of a Lenga Beech tree (Nothofagus pumilio) and is very nice to photograph. I already had a new twitch in my birdlist at the “campsite”, and I was able to report it quite unexpectedly. It is clearly recognizable by the white, black-framed chin, a White-throated… Continue reading Common Diuca-Finch and White-throated Cacholote near Perito Moreno/ Patagonia

Spectacled Duck in Tierra del Fuego / Patagonia

I slept poorly in the cold. When the alarm clock rings I am still very sleepy. But the prospect of an extraordinary rafting experience makes me get up. By the time I have done everything, dawn has already begun. First I have to make myself really cold-proof. Fleece underwear, fleece shirt, a shirt, the blue… Continue reading Spectacled Duck in Tierra del Fuego / Patagonia

Rotschwanz-Pflanzenmäher in Patagonien

Der Weg von El Chalten führt in den nördlichen Bereich des Nationalparks Los Glaciares. Auf einer Piste geht es zunächst durch das Tal des Río de las Vueltas bis zum Lago del Desierto. Der Bereich des Nationalparks Los Glaciares um den Lago Desierto ist Patagonien pur. Am Lago Desierto angekommen tut sich ein eindrucksvolles Panorama… Continue reading Rotschwanz-Pflanzenmäher in Patagonien

Huet-huet: observation in Patagonia

Patagonia is a country of contrasts. Patagonia, the storm-swept south end of the South American continent, does not only captivate nature photographers. The further south you go and the narrower the continent, the wider and more endless the landscape seems to become. Suddenly, rugged mountains protrude from the plain like fangs. Scraps of cloud hunt… Continue reading Huet-huet: observation in Patagonia