Ten Target Birds
Iberá SeedeaterLeast Bittern
The Esteros Del Íbera (Íbera Wetlands) is one of the most important wetland sites in South America.
Comprising swamps, lagoons, and numerous channels and water courses, the site is a haven for birds, particularly for those favouring wetland and grassland habitats. Located in the Argentinean province of Corrientes, a combination of boats, vehicles and walkways allow for intimate access of many species that would be difficult to encounter in other parts of the region.
A log list of birds include the Strange-tailed Tyrant, Black-capped Donacobius and the majestic Jabiru Stork.
In addition to the birds, part of the huge area became a National Park in 2017, allowing for the reintroduction and continued conservation of many of South Ameirca’s most emblematic species of mammals, including the Jaguar, Giant Anteater and Maned Wolf.
For a protected area so rich in biodiversity, and yet so unspoiled by mass tourism, Íbera is an essential birding