• +54 280 4495044
  • - Av de las Ballenas s/n Puerto Pirámides, Península Valdés, Chubut, Patagonia Argentina.

All posts tagged: "Fauna"

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

Southern Flamingo in Peninsula Valdes

The Southern Flamingo is a large bird, most often seen in flocks. They can measure five feet, are easily identified by their pink color on the outer feathers, their long neck, long legs, and large wings. The legs have short toes, which are also webbed, helping the bird when swimming. Male flamingos are larger thanRead More

Southern Giant Petrel

The Southern Giant Petrel (Macronectes giganteus) This special bird has an incredibly aerodynamic shape. The distance between the tips of the extended wings reaches 6.5 ft ( 2 m ) An adult male can weigh up to 11 lb ( 5 kg ) The family feature is the nostril, located in the upper beak in the form ofRead More

Shoveler

The Shoveler (Anas platalea) you can see it in Valdes Peninsula. While lives from Tierra del Fuego to the Mesopotamian region (Entre Rios and Corrientes) is not easy to find in this area. It is found in fresh or brackish water and can be seen occasionally on the sea coast. The male has a particularly

Read More

Wildlife Calendar in Peninsula Valdes

Marine WildlifeRight Whale More than 2,000 southern right whales visit Peninsula Valdes. Between April and June, they begin to arrive and leave by the end of December. Peninsula Valdes is considered the largest maternity in the world for this species and other marine mammals. Magallanic Penguin More than 500,000 Magellan penguins arrive every year inRead More

When is the best time to see Whales in Peninsula Valdes?

The whale season in Penisula Valdes is sooooo long. It begins in mid-April and ends in late December. The fauna is free to do what it wants, but it is incredible how its behavior obeys natural forces that tell it when to arrive and when to leave. It is possible that at the beginning ofRead More

Punta Loma Wildlife Reserve

Sea Lions encounter by sea and land On the 29th of September, 1967 the Nature Reserve at Punta Loma was established. This was the first nature reserve to be established in Chubut and just 10.5 mi ( 17km ) from Puerto Madryn, its two observation platforms allow for the unobtrusive observation of Sea Lions. Punta LomaRead More

Selection of videos Filmed in El Doradillo Beach

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is a whole dictionary! Enjoy these videos filmed in El Doradillo Beach during the whale season. The closeness of these huge mammals to the coast is evidenced in the aerial shots filmed from the drones. Images from a considerable height, also let compare the sizeRead More

Punta Flecha Observatory – Natural Patagonia Foundation

From the Punta Flecha observatory of the Patagonia Natural Foundation, located 66 ft ( 20 m)  high, it is an ideal place to see them from very close and with the addition of being able to listen to them through a hydrophone that this foundation has installed. An interview about the coastal observation of the whale wasRead More

Commerson’s dolphins

Dolphin watching from Playa Union - Rawson. Length Adult: up to 9 ft ( 2.70 m ) Newborn: 31 in ( 80 cm ) Weight Adult: 154 lb ( 70 Kg ) Newborn: 13.2 lb ( 6 kg ) They are considered coastal dolphins, although they have been observed more than 100 miles offshore. In the Argentine coast, theyRead More

Pay with crypto and save more than 10%

hotel promo price off discount bitcoin