Coragyps atratus foetens

• Buitre cabeza negra, Zopilote común, Cuervo de cabeza negra
• Black vulture, Andean black vulture

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Accipitriformes
Family:Cathartidae
Genus:Coragyps
Species:C. atratus

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Ozotoceros bezoarticus uruguayensis

• Venado de campo, ciervo pampero
• Pampas deer

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Cervidae
Subfamily:Capreolinae
Genus:Ozotoceros
Species:O. bezoarticus
Subspecies:O. bezoarticus uruguayensis

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Lycalopex gymnocercus

• Grey pampean fox / Azara’s fox / Azara’s zorro
• Zorro de las Pampas / aguará gris / zorro gris

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Canidae
Genus:Lycalopex
Species:L. gymnocercus

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Myocastor coypus

• Coypu / river rat
• Coipo / falsa nutria / nutria roedora / nutria

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Rodentia
Superfamily:Octodontoidea
Family:Echimyidae
Subfamily:Echimyinae
Tribe:Myocastorini
Genus:Myocastor
Species:M. coypus

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Puma concolor anthonyi

• Cougar / mountain lion
• Puma / león de montaña

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Suborder:Feliformia
Family:Felidae
Genus:Puma
Species:P. concolor

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Ciconia maguari

• Cigüeña maguari, Cigueña común, Cigüeña Americana
• Maguari Stork

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Ciconiidae
Genus:Ciconia
Species:C. maguari

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Phoenicopterus chilensis

• Flamenco austral
• Chilean Flamingo

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Phoenicopteriformes
Family:Phoenicopteridae
Genus:Phoenicopterus
Species:P. chilensis

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Pecari tajacu

• Collared peccary / musk hog
• Pecarí de collar

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Tayassuidae
Genus:Pecari
Species:P. tajacu

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Coragyps atratus foetens

• Buitre cabeza negra, Zopilote común, Cuervo de cabeza negra
• Black vulture, Andean black vulture

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Accipitriformes
Family:Cathartidae
Genus:Coragyps
Species:C. atratus

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Lycalopex gymnocercus

• Grey pampean fox / Azara’s fox / Azara’s zorro
• Zorro de las Pampas / aguará gris / zorro gris

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Canidae
Genus:Lycalopex
Species:L. gymnocercus

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Big yawn!

Late afternoon, a wild ‘south american sea lion’ (Otaria flavescens) yawning at the harbour.

• South american sea lion / patagonian sea lion
• Lobo marino de un pelo

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Suborder:Pinnipedia
Family:Otariidae
Subfamily:Otariinae
Genus:Otaria
Species:O. flavescens

Puerto de Piriápolis, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Tringa melanoleuca

• Greater yellowlegs
• Playero patas amarillas grande

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Scolopacidae
Genus:Tringa
Species:T. melanoleuca

Balneario Las Flores, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Haematopus palliatus

• Ostrero común
• American oystercatcher

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Haematopodidae
Genus:Haematopus
Species:H. palliatus

Balneario Las Flores, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Tringa melanoleuca

• Greater yellowlegs
• Playero patas amarillas grande

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Scolopacidae
Genus:Tringa
Species:T. melanoleuca

Balneario Las Flores, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Megaceryle torquata stellata

• Martín pescador grande / Martín pescador de collar
• Ringed kingfisher

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Coraciiformes
Family:Alcedinidae
Subfamily:Cerylinae
Genus:Megaceryle
Species:M. torquata

Arroyo Pando, Canelones, Uruguay

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Rupornis magnirostris

• Roadside hawk
• Gavilán común

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Accipitriformes
Family:Accipitridae
Genus:Rupornis
Species:R. magnirostris
Binomial name
Rupornis magnirostris

Synonyms
Buteo magnirostris

Balneario Las Flores, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Himantopus melanurus

• White-backed stilt
• Tero real / Cigüeñuela de cola negra

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Recurvirostridae
Genus:Himantopus
Species:H. melanurus

Balneario Las Flores, Maldonado, Uruguay

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The Gentle Giant

A huge battleworn male quietly eating while we passed in front of him.

Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa

• South African giraffe / Cape giraffe
• Jirafa de Sudáfrica (macho)

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Giraffidae
Genus:Giraffa
Species:G. camelopardalis
Subspecies:G. c. giraffa

Pilanesberg National Park, North West Province, South Africa

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Giraffes at Mankwe dam

Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa

• South African giraffe / Cape giraffe
• Jirafa de Sudáfrica

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Giraffidae
Genus:Giraffa
Species:G. camelopardalis
Subspecies:G. c. giraffa

Mankwe dam, Pilanesberg National Park, North West Province, South Africa

💡 Click! to zoom

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Euplectes orix

• Southern red bishop / red bishop
• Obispo rojo

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Ploceidae
Genus:Euplectes
Species:E. orix

Middleburg, South Africa

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Baby egyptian goose

Alopochen aegyptiacus

• Egyptian goose
• Ganso del Nilo / ganso egipcio

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Anseriformes
Family:Anatidae
Genus:Alopochen
Species:A. aegyptiaca

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden,Cape Town, South Africa

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Hartlaub’s Gull

Chroicocephalus hartlaubii

• Hartlaub’s gull / king gull
• Gaviota plateada sudafricana / gaviota de Hartlaub

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Chroicocephalus
Species:C. hartlaubii

V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa.

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