Birds of the Falkland Islands

Birds of the Falkland Islands

Images by Alex Burridge – South America Travel Centre

The incredible bird life of the Falkland Islands is awe-inspiring. Below are some of the species you may encounter on a visit to this fascinating place.

Blac Browed Albatross

Blac Browed Albatross

Blackish Oystercatcher

Blackish Oystercatcher

Brown Hooded Gull

Brown Hooded Gull

Chilean Wigeon

Chilean Wigeon

Dark Faced Ground Tyrant

Dark Faced Ground Tyrant

Dolphin Gull

Dolphin Gull

Double Banded Plover

Double Banded Plover

Falklands Flightless Steamemer Duck

Falklands Flightless Steamemer Duck

Falklands Grass Wren

Falklands Grass Wren

Gentoo Penguin

Gentoo Penguin

Kelp Geese

Kelp Geese

Long Tailed Meadowlark

Long Tailed Meadowlark

Magelannic Penguins

Magelannic Penguins

Magelannic Snip

Magelannic Snip

Night Heron

Night Heron

Oystercatcher

Oystercatcher

Rockhopper

Rockhopper

Ruddy Headed Goose

Ruddy Headed Goose

Rufous Chested Dotterel

Rufous Chested Dotterel

Silvery Grebe

Silvery Grebe

Skua and King Cormorant

Skua and King Cormorant

Skua

Skua

South American Tern

South American Tern

Striated Caracara

Striated Caracara

Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Tussock Bird

Tussock Bird

Upland Goose

Upland Goose

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