Archive for the ‘fauna’ Category

Happy Earth Day 2011 Patagonia Style

Friday, April 22nd, 2011 Posted in day to day, fauna, flora | No Comments »

Written by Shanie I put together a little video to celebrate earth day using my pictures from our life in Patagonia. Thank you Mother Earth for creating such a spectacular area as the Lakes District of Patagonia. With adoration and gratitude, we ...

Patagonia Animals in Action

Monday, June 28th, 2010 Posted in culture, day to day, fauna, lifestyle | 5 Comments »

Written by Shanie Most definitely, one of my favorite aspects about Patagonia is the up-close-and-personal sitings of animals in their natural habitat. Here are some pictures of creatures cruising that we never got around to posting. Hope you enjoy... Grey tailed fox on ...

The Elusive Austral Parakeet

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 Posted in fauna | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie As Shanie had previously posted, the infamous green parakeets are a special group of birds. They usually fly in a large posse, and you can hear them well before they whisk by. I am happy to report, after 3 ...

Andes Condor Photo Favorites

Monday, June 14th, 2010 Posted in cosas lindas, culture, day to day, fauna, lifestyle | 5 Comments »

Written by Shanie We mentioned that one of the aspects to Patagonia that we are going to miss is watching the beautiful and majestic condor flying the Patagonian winds. Watching these amazing giant creatures of the sky is an aspect of this ...

Cataña or Austral Parakeet

Thursday, May 27th, 2010 Posted in day to day, fauna, lifestyle | 28 Comments »

Written by Shanie The Cataña, Enicognathus ferrugineus --- also known as the Austral Parakeet, Austral Conure or Emerald Parakeet --- is one of my favorite species of Patagonian birds. I have been trying the entire time I have lived here to ...

A Bariloche Moth

Thursday, May 20th, 2010 Posted in fauna | 4 Comments »

A colorful Patagonian moth

It’s a Bird’s Life in Patagonia

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 Posted in fauna, lifestyle | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie So, one of the great things about our property is the chance to see a variety of birds playing and flying in their natural habitat. One interesting trait that we have been able to observe is some territorial flight ...

Chilean Flamingo

Thursday, March 4th, 2010 Posted in fauna | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie The Chilean Flamingo is a sweet pink surprise throughout South America. Known to frequent temperate climates from Peru to Argentina, this medium size cotton-candy colored bird enjoys flying and swimming. One of 5 flamingo species, the Chilean Flamingo is ...

Living with the Birds

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 Posted in day to day, fauna | No Comments »

Written by Jamie One of the my favorite parts about living full time on our property has been the abundance of bird life. We have joked that our home is in their flight path. Here are a few bird pictures from our side ...

Patagonian Southern Elephant Seal

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 Posted in fauna | 8 Comments »

Written by Shanie When we traveled to Puerto Madryn for my birthday, we were fortunate enough to see tons of different animals. But one of my favorites was the elephant seal (Mirounga leonina). We were given secret information about a beach unknown to ...