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Chiloé

This checklist includes all bird species found in Chiloé , based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources that I collated over many years. I am pleased to offer these checklists as a service to birdwatchers. If you find any error, please do not hesitate to .

The taxonomic order and nomenclature follows Clements 6th edition (updated 2014). If you prefer to view the list based on a different authority, click on one of the list available below. Globally threatened species (status in red) were identified by Birdlife International in Threatened Birds of the World (Birds to Watch 3).

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Country or region: Chiloé
Number of species: 149
Number of breeding endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 8
Number of introduced species: 1

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Black-necked SwanCygnus melancoryphus
Coscoroba SwanCoscoroba coscoroba
Upland GooseChloephaga picta
Kelp GooseChloephaga hybrida
Ashy-headed GooseChloephaga poliocephala
Flying Steamer-DuckTachyeres patachonicus
Flightless Steamer-DuckTachyeres pteneres
Spectacled DuckSpeculanas specularisNear-threatened
Chiloe WigeonAnas sibilatrix
Cinnamon TealAnas cyanoptera
Red ShovelerAnas platalea
Yellow-billed PintailAnas georgica
Silver TealAnas versicolor
Yellow-billed TealAnas flavirostris
Rosy-billed PochardNetta peposaca
Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
Lake DuckOxyura vittata

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

White-tufted GrebeRollandia rolland
Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Great GrebePodiceps major
Silvery GrebePodiceps occipitalis

 
SPHENISCIFORMES: Spheniscidae

Magellanic PenguinSpheniscus magellanicusNear-threatened

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae

Gray-headed AlbatrossThalassarche chrysostomaEndangered
Buller's AlbatrossThalassarche bulleriRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Salvin's AlbatrossThalassarche salviniVulnerable
Black-browed AlbatrossThalassarche melanophris
Light-mantled AlbatrossPhoebetria palpebrataNear-threatened
Royal AlbatrossDiomedea epomophora
Wandering AlbatrossDiomedea exulans

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Southern Giant-PetrelMacronectes giganteus
Northern Giant-PetrelMacronectes halli
Southern FulmarFulmarus glacialoides
Cape PetrelDaption capense
White-headed PetrelPterodroma lessonii
Juan Fernandez PetrelPterodroma externaBreeding endemic Vulnerable
Blue PetrelHalobaena caerulea
Antarctic PrionPachyptila desolata
Slender-billed PrionPachyptila belcheri
Gray PetrelProcellaria cinereaNear-threatened
White-chinned PetrelProcellaria aequinoctialisVulnerable
Westland PetrelProcellaria westlandicaVulnerable
Little ShearwaterPuffinus assimilis

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Pelecanoididae

Peruvian Diving-PetrelPelecanoides garnotiiEndangered
Magellanic Diving-PetrelPelecanoides magellani

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Wilson's Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicus
Black-bellied Storm-PetrelFregetta tropica

 
SULIFORMES: Sulidae

Peruvian BoobySula variegata

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Neotropic CormorantPhalacrocorax brasilianus
Red-legged CormorantPhalacrocorax gaimardiNear-threatened
Magellanic CormorantPhalacrocorax magellanicus
Guanay CormorantPhalacrocorax bougainvilliiNear-threatened

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Peruvian PelicanPelecanus thagusNear-threatened

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Cocoi HeronArdea cocoi
Great EgretArdea alba
Snowy EgretEgretta thula

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Black-faced IbisTheristicus melanopis

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Cathartidae

Black VultureCoragyps atratus
Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Andean CondorVultur gryphusNear-threatened

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

White-tailed KiteElanus leucurus
Variable HawkGeranoaetus polyosoma
Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Austral RailRallus antarcticusVulnerable
Plumbeous RailPardirallus sanguinolentus
Spot-flanked GallinuleGallinula melanops
Red-gartered CootFulica armillata

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus
Blackish OystercatcherHaematopus ater
Magellanic OystercatcherHaematopus leucopodus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
Two-banded PloverCharadrius falklandicus
Snowy PloverCharadrius nivosusNear-threatened
Rufous-chested DotterelCharadrius modestus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Thinocoridae

Gray-breasted SeedsnipeThinocorus orbignyianus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Eskimo CurlewNumenius borealisExtirpated Critically endangered (possibly extinct)
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
Red KnotCalidris canutus
SanderlingCalidris alba
Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
South American SnipeGallinago paraguaiae
Fuegian SnipeGallinago stricklandiiNear-threatened
Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolor
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Chilean SkuaStercorarius chilensis
Brown SkuaStercorarius antarcticusRare/Accidental
Parasitic JaegerStercorarius parasiticus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Brown-hooded GullChroicocephalus maculipennis
Dolphin GullLeucophaeus scoresbii
Gray GullLeucophaeus modestus
Franklin's GullLeucophaeus pipixcan
Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
South American TernSterna hirundinacea
Snowy-crowned TernSterna trudeaui
Black SkimmerRynchops niger

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Chilean PigeonPatagioenas araucana

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Barn OwlTyto alba

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
Austral Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium nana
Rufous-legged OwlStrix rufipes
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Band-winged NightjarSystellura longirostris

 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae

Green-backed FirecrownSephanoides sephaniodes

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Striped WoodpeckerVeniliornis lignarius
Chilean FlickerColaptes pitius
Magellanic WoodpeckerCampephilus magellanicus

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Southern CaracaraCaracara plancus
Chimango CaracaraMilvago chimango
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

Austral ParakeetEnicognathus ferrugineus
Slender-billed ParakeetEnicognathus leptorhynchusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Rhinocryptidae

Black-throated Huet-huetPteroptochos tarnii
Chucao TapaculoScelorchilus rubecula
Ochre-flanked TapaculoEugralla paradoxa
Magellanic TapaculoScytalopus magellanicus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae

Common MinerGeositta cunicularia
White-throated TreerunnerPygarrhichas albogularis
Wren-like RushbirdPhleocryptes melanops
Gray-flanked CinclodesCinclodes oustaleti
Dark-bellied CinclodesCinclodes patagonicus
Thorn-tailed RayaditoAphrastura spinicauda
Des Murs's WiretailSylviorthorhynchus desmursii
Plain-mantled Tit-SpinetailLeptasthenura aegithaloides

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Tufted Tit-TyrantAnairetes parulus
Austral NegritoLessonia rufa
Dark-faced Ground-TyrantMuscisaxicola maclovianus
Great Shrike-TyrantAgriornis lividus
Fire-eyed DiuconXolmis pyrope
Patagonian TyrantColorhamphus parvirostris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cotingidae

Rufous-tailed PlantcutterPhytotoma rara

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
Chilean SwallowTachycineta meyeni
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

House WrenTroglodytes aedon

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Austral ThrushTurdus falcklandii

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Correndera PipitAnthus correndera

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae

Patagonian Sierra-FinchPhrygilus patagonicus
Common Diuca-FinchDiuca diuca
Grassland Yellow-FinchSicalis luteola

 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae

Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

Long-tailed MeadowlarkSturnella loyca
Austral BlackbirdCuraeus curaeus
Yellow-winged BlackbirdAgelasticus thilius

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Black-chinned SiskinSpinus barbatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 

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