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  • Histrionicus histrionicus

    Harlequin duck

    The adult male is metallic leaden blue with chestnut flanks. It can be identified by the white patch between the bill and eyes and the narrow white collar around the neck.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anatidae (geese and ducks)
  • Aptenodytes patagonica

    King penguin

    This large penguin is second in size only to the emperor penguin. It has a white belly, an orangey throat and silver back. Its head is black, and it has a tear-shaped orange spot behind the eye.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Sphenisciformes
    Family
    Spheniscidae (penguins)
  • A long-tailed duck floating on water

    Long-tailed duck

    From late spring to the beginning of summer, the male has a brown head, neck and back with grey cheeks.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anatidae (geese and ducks)
  • Eudyptes chrysolophus

    Macaroni penguin

    This medium-sized penguin is slightly larger than the rockhopper penguin, and has a black back and white belly.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Sphenisciformes
    Family
    Spheniscidae (penguins)
  • Eudyptes moseleyi

    Moseley’s rockhopper penguin; Northern Rockhopper penguin

    This medium-sized penguin has a black back, white belly and short bill. It has a yellow line above the eye and a crown of long yellow and black feathers behind the eye.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Sphenisciformes
    Family
    Spheniscidae (penguins)
  • Cardinalis cardinalis

    Northern cardinal

    The northern cardinal is the same size as a starling. The two sexes are quite different.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Cardinalidae
  • Tangara velia (male)

    Opal-rumped tanager

     

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Thraupidae
  • Alca torda

    Razorbill

    The razorbill has white underparts and a black back. Its bill is broader than that of the common murre. The male and female are identical in appearance.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Charadriiformes
    Family
    Alcidae
  • Podiceps grisegena

    Red-necked grebe

    This species’ grey “cheeks” contrast with the black at the top of its head.  Spiky black feathers form two crests at the top of the head, one on each side.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Podicipediformes
    Family
    Podicipedidae
  • Platalea ajaja (syn.: Ajaja ajaja)

    Roseate spoonbill

    The roseate spoonbill is a large pale pink bird with long red legs. It has a long, flat bill that is spatulate at the tip. It has a bare greenish head, reddish wing patches and a white neck.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Pelecaniformes
    Family
    Threskiornithidae