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Half Day in Costanera Sur Nature Reserve
   
 
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Birding Buenos Aires

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Costanera Sur Nature Reserve

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One of the best urban reserves in the world.
Only 10 minutes from downtown Buenos Aires
Expect: 60-90 species, easy terrain, mild to hot climate.
Trip report and wildlife checklist available.
Departures anytime from January to December.

The Costanera Sur Nature Reserve is located on the Rio de la Plata (River Plate), in the eastern side of the city of Buenos Aires. A few blocks away from the heart of the city, this reserve offers a unique opportunity to come into contact with wildlife.

A great variety of trees, grasses and shrubs, typical of the Pampas and the coast of the River Plate can be appreciated from the trails. Grasslands, reedmace and rushes act as a backdrop for lagoons with a highly varied fauna.

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Bird species typical of the Pampas wetlands prevail, including Coscoroba and Black-necked Swans, White-tufted Grebe, three species of coot, several herons and a good variety of ducks. Some passerines typical of the marshes and grasslands include Rufous Hornero, Spectacled TyrantChalk-browed Mockingbird, Great Pampa-finch, Black-and-Rufous Warbling-Finch, Masked Gnatcatcher and Yellow-winged Blackbird. It is usual to find seventy species of birds in a visit.

Other wildlife present here includes Coypu (Nutria)Pampas Cavy, Hillary’s Side-necked Turtle and Black Tegu Lizard.

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