Photographers in season of Whales and Orcas
Dusky dolphin in Peninsula Valdes
When to see orcas in Punta Norte?
What is the best time to see whales in Puerto Piramides?
Penguins in Peninsula Valdes San Lorenzo Ranch and Punta Cantor
The Guanaco, in Peninsula Valdes and Patagonia
The Guanacos (Lama guanicoe), are mammals, relatives of llamas belonging to the order of the camelids, they carry with humility the title of being the largest terrestrial vertebrates of Patagonia. This beautiful animal species was before the arrival of the white man, a fundamental ally for the survival of the indigenous people who inhabited Patagonia,Read More
Cormorant: Imperial – Rock – Neotropic
Imperial Cormorant Along the entire coast of continental Patagonia, the imperial cormorant is a species almost piscivorous but also feeds on marine invertebrates such as cephalopods, crustaceans, and polychaetes. The Imperial Cormorant consumes a large proportion of pelagic and demersal fishes such as anchovy, hake and some species of mackerel and uses a broad rangeRead More
Southern Flamingo in Peninsula Valdes
The Choique is a Patagonian symbol. Source of inspiration for stories and legends, the rhea is so present in folklore as in all the paths in Patagonia. ￼It is a large, herbivorous, flightless bird. They use their soft wings as stabilizers and are fast runners. It is one of the two “American ostriches”, but unlikeRead More
What is the advantage of staying in Puerto Piramides?
Whale Maternity in Puerto Madryn, El Doradillo
There is an abundant population of Patagonian Skunks (Conepatus humboldtii) in the Valdes Peninsula and often they will be seen in areas of human activity. Such is the case in the area around Punta Delgada where they are easily observed. This species of skunk is not as social as others and is usually seen aloneRead More
Patagonian Grey Fox
Where to sleep in Peninsula Valdes?
Common Oyster Catcher
The Common Oyster Catcher (Haemantopus palliatus) is a bird that basks in the solitude of the Patagonian Coast living in a life-long mating pair, these birds are bothered by human presence. With a dark brown back, yellow eye and bright red ocular ring and a long red beak, they can reach a size of moreRead More
The turkey vulture is a bird of the vulture family, which can be found all across the Americas. In the different countries of the continent, it has different names, such as buzzard, aura, or just vulture. In Península Valdés, it is one of the largest of the vultures, with a red head, blackish plumage, moreRead More
The Dwarf Armadillo (Zaedyus pichiy), from the same family as the Mulita and Hairy Armadillo (Xenarthra), spends most of its time with its nose to the ground searching for food. It has short hair and seven articulated bands to its protective shell that are mostly grey with slightly curved, beige edges. It has much less hair onRead More
Southern Dwarf Cavy
This long-legged Patagonian Resident is also seen regularly in the Valdes Peninsula. Teetering on the edge of extinction in the early 1900s due to women’s fashion, this elegant bird has survived and although still somewhat scarce, each year can be observed in greater numbers. They were killed for the male’s long dorsal feathers used inRead More