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Welcome to the Falklands Bird Guide.
Illustrations and Information by Dr Mike Bingham.
   
     
King Penguin
King Penguin
Aptenodytes patagonicus

Macaroni Penguin
Macaroni Penguin
Eudyptes chrysolophus

Silvery Grebe
Silvery Grebe
Podiceps occipitalis

Rock Cormorant
Rock Cormorant
Phalacrocorax magellanicus

Black-necked Swan
Black-necked Swan
Cygnus melancoryphus

Kelp Goose
Kelp Goose
Chloephaga hybrida

Speckled (Yellow-billed) Teal
Speckled Teal
Anas flavirostris

Silver Teal
Silver Teal
Anas versicolor

Striated Caracara
Striated Caracara
Phalcoboenus australis

Pied (Magellanic) Oystercatcher
Pied Oystercatcher
Haematopus leucopodus

Rufous-chested Dotterel
Rufous-chest Dotterel
Charadrius modestus

Falkland Skua
Falkland Skua
Catharacta antarctica

Brown-hooded Gull
Brown-hooded Gull
Larus maculipennis

Short-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Asio flammeus sanfordi

Grass Wren
Grass Wren
Cistothorus platensis

Falkland Pipit
Falkland Pipit
Anthus correndera

Black-chinned Siskin
Black-chinned Siskin
Carduelis barbata

 

Gentoo Penguin
Gentoo Penguin
Pygoscelis papua

Magellanic Penguin
Magellanic Penguin
Spheniscus magellanicus

Black-browed Albatross
Black-brow Albatross
Diomedea melanophris

King Cormorant
King Cormorant
Phalacrocorax atriceps

Upland Goose
Upland Goose
Chloephaga picta

Patagonian Crested Duck
Crested Duck
Lophonetta specularioides

Yellow-billed Pintail
Yellow-billed Pintail
Anas georgica

Turkey Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Cathartes aura

Crested Caracara
Crested Caracara
Polyborus plancus

Black Oystercatcher
Black Oystercatcher
Haematopus ater

White-rumped Sandpiper
White-rump Sandpiper
Calidris fuscicollis

Dolphin Gull
Dolphin Gull
Larus scoresbii

South American Tern
South American Tern
Sterna hirundinacea

Blackish Cinclodes
Black Cinclodes
Cinclodes antarcticus

Cobb's Wren
Cobb's Wren
Troglodytes cobbi

Long-tailed Meadowlark
Long-tail Meadowlark
Sturnella loyca

House Sparrow
House Sparrow
Passer domesticus

 

Rockhopper Penguin
Rockhopper Penguin
Eudyptes chrysocome

White-tufted Grebe
White-tufted Grebe
Podiceps rolland

Southern Giant Petrel
Southern Giant Petrel
Macronectes giganteus

Black-crowned Night Heron
Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax

Ruddy-headed Goose
Ruddy-headed Goose
Chloephaga rubidiceps

Steamer Duck
Steamer Duck
Tachyeres brachypterus

ChiloŽ Wigeon
ChiloŽ Wigeon
Anas sibilatrix

Red-backed Hawk
Red-backed Hawk
Buteo polyosoma

Peregrine Falcon
Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus

Two-banded Plover
Two-banded Plover
Charadrius falklandicus

Magellanic Snipe
Magellanic Snipe
Gallinago magellanica

Kelp Gull
Kelp Gull
Larus dominicanus

Barn Owl
Barn Owl
Tyto alba

Dark-faced Ground Tyrant
Ground Tyrant
Muscisaxicola macloviana

Falkland Thrush
Falkland Thrush
Turdus falcklandii

Black-throated Finch
Black-throated Finch
Melanodera melanodera

 

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The Falklands Regime by Mike Bingham - now available online here or from bookshops world-wide, ISBN: 1420813757

The Falklands Regime by Mike Bingham

 

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