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A Guide to the Birds and Mammals of Coastal Patagonia
Graham Harris
With a foreword by William Conway
Illustrations by the author

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

FROM THE FORTABAT FOUNDATION xi
FOREWORD by William Conway xiii
PREFACE xv
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xvii
PLAN OF THE BOOK 3
DESCRIPTION OF EASTERN PATAGONIA 7
MIGRATIONS AND WILDLIFE VIEWING 16
BIRDS / Aves
Rheas / Nandues 23
Tinamous / Perdices y Martinetas 25
Penguins / Pinguinos 28
Grebes / Macaes 34
Albatrosses / Albatros 38
Petrels, Shearwaters, and Prions / Petreles 40
Storm Petrels / Petreles de las Tormentas 45
Cormorants / Cormoranes 46
Herons and Egrets / Garzas 51
Storks / Ciguenas 53
Ibises / Bandurrias y Cuervillos 54
Flamingos / Flamencos 55
Swans, Geese, and Ducks / Cisnes, Cauquenes y Patos 56
American Vultures / Jotes y Condores 64
Ospreys / Aguilas Pescadoras 65
Eagles, Hawks, and Harriers / Aguilas, Aguiluchos y Gavilanes 65
Caracaras and Falcons / Chimangos, Caranchos y Halcones 68
Rails, Coots, etc. / Gallinetas, Gallaretas, etc. 70
Painted Snipe / Aguateros 72
Oystercatchers / Ostreros 72
Lapwings and Plovers / Teros y Chorlos 74
Sandpipers / Chorlos y Vuelvepiedras 77
Phalaropes / Falaropos o Chorlos Nadadores 81
Stilts / Teros Reales 82
Seedsnipes / Agachonas 82
Sheathbills Palomas Antdrticas 83
Skuas and Jaegers / Salteadores y Skdas 84
Gulls and Terns / Gaviotas y Gavioline, 85
Skimmers / Rayadores 91
Doves / Palomas 91
Parakeets / Loros 92
Cuckoos / Cucliflos 94
Barn Owls / Lechuzas de Campanario 94
True Owls / Lechuzas 95
Nightjars / Atajacaminos 96
Hummingbirds / Picaflores 97
Kingfishers / Martin Pescadores 98
Woodpeckers / Pajaro Carpinteros 98
Miners, Earthcreepers, Canasteros, etc. / Camineras, Bandurritas, Canasteros , etc. 99
Tyrant Flycatchers / Gauchos, Monjitas, etc. 104
Swallows / Golondrinas 109
Wrens / Ratonas 110
Mockingbirds / Calandrias ill
Thrushes / Zorzales 112
Pipits / Cachirlas 112
Cowbirds, Blackbirds, and Meadowlarks / Tordos, Varilleros y Pecho Colorados 113
Finches / Mistos, Yales, etc. 114
Siskins / Cabecita Negras 117
Weaver Finches / Gorriones 118
MAMMALS Mamiferos
Opossums / Marmosas 121
Free-tailed Bats / Murcielagos Cola de Raton o Molosos 123
Common or Vesper Bats / Murcielagos Chicos 123
Armadillos / Peludos y Piches 124
Hares / Liebres 126
New World Mice and Rats / Ratones Cricetidos 127
Old World Rats and Mice / Ratones Muridos 130
Cavies and Maras / Cuises y Maras 131
Vizcachas and Chinchillas / Vizcachas 133
Tuco-Tucos / Tuco-Tucos 135
Toothed Whales / Ceticeos Dentados 136
Beaked Whales / Zifidos 136
Sperm Whales / Cachalotes 138
Killer Whales and Oceanic Dolphins / Orcas y Delfines 139
Porpoises / Marsopas 144
Rorquals / Rorcuales o Ballenas de Aleta Dorsal 146
Right Whales / Ballenas Francas 148
Foxes / Zorros 152
Ferrets, Skunks, etc. / Hurones, Zorrinos, etc. 153
Wild Cats / Gatos Monteses 155
Sea Lions and Fur Seals / Lobos Marinos 156
True Seals / Focas, Elefantes Marinos 160
Guanacos / Guanacos 162
APPENDIX A. ACCIDENTAL RECORDS AND SIGHTINGS 169
APPENDIX B. RECOMMENDED READING 171
GLOSSARY 173
BIBLIOGRAPHY 175
RANGE MAPS 177
INDEX 219

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