With over a thousand species of birds found within its borders in a myriad of different habitats and landscapes the bird watching in Argentina is an El Dorado for both fanatics and amateur birdwatcher alike.
Ideal time to travel
All year round
Where in Argentina
Salta & the Northwest | The Iguazú Waterfalls | The Iberá Wetlands | The Sierras of Cordóba | The Vineyards of Mendoza | Buenos Aires & the Pampas | The Patagonian Lake District | The Whales of Peninsula Valdes | The Glaciers National Park | Tierra del Fuego & Antarctica
More on Birdwatching in Argentina
Argentina is home to around 1000 bird species across many different habitats. Of these some 14 are endemic and a further 33 near endemic with many more species that are best seen in Argentina, from the rhea and the penguins in the south to the toucan and hummingbirds of the north.
There are some excellent birding areas in or near to the capital Buenos Aires like the Costanera Sur Nature Reserve, to find the main birding activity one has to travel some distance, whether to the cloud forests of the Andes foothills, the jungle of the tropical north, or the wild coast and tundra of the south.