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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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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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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Sterna trudeaui

• Trudeau’s tern / snowy-crowned tern
• Gaviotín lagunero / gaviotín de antifaz negro

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Sterna
Species:S. trudeaui

Playa Grande, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Caracara plancus

• Carancho
• Southern crested caracara

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Falconiformes
Family:Falconidae
Subfamily:Polyborinae
Genus:Caracara
Species:C. plancus

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

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/26cnVKA

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

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/J4UtCW

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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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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Spilopelia senegalensis

• Laughing dove / laughing turtle dove / palm dove
• Tórtola senegalesa / tórtola del Senegal / tórtola reidora

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Columbiformes
Family:Columbidae
Genus:Spilopelia
Species:S. senegalensis

Union Buildings, Pretoria, South Africa

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Dusky Sunbird

Cinnyris fuscus (female?)

• Dusky sunbird
• Suimanga oscuro

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Nectariniidae
Genus:Cinnyris
Species:C. fuscus

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town, South Africa

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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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Bostrychia hagedash

• Hadada / hadeda ibis
• Ibis hadada

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Pelecaniformes
Family:Threskiornithidae
Genus:Bostrychia
Species:B. hagedash

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town, 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

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/25Jx2X9

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.

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/24nd7ev

Spheniscus demersus

• African penguin / jackass penguin / black-footed penguin
• Pingüino de El Cabo / pingüino africano / pingüino de anteojos

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Sphenisciformes
Family:Spheniscidae
Genus:Spheniscus
Species:S. demersus

Boulders Beach, Simon’s Town, South Africa
Part of the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/25EpWcQ

Orange-breasted sunbird (juvenile)

Anthobaphes violacea

• Orange-breasted sunbird (juvenile)
• Suimanga pechinaranja / Nectarina de pecho anaranjado (juvenil)

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Nectariniidae
Genus:Anthobaphes
Species:A. violacea

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town, South Africa

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/HxUuKA

Jackass penguins

Spheniscus demersus

• African penguin / jackass penguin / black-footed penguin
• Pingüino de El Cabo / pingüino africano / pingüino de anteojos

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Sphenisciformes
Family:Spheniscidae
Genus:Spheniscus
Species:S. demersus

Boulders Beach, Simon’s Town, South Africa

Part of the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/G2aFwZ

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