Typical habitat: standing on a rock.
Andean Condors were quite close at first.
Yeso reservoir in the distant left.
It starts to snow.
In the Maipo River valley above the reservoir.
Armas Hill looks for( but doesn't find) a Diadem Plover.
The end of the road. Too muddy and snowy.
Upper Maipo River valley.
A Black-Chested Buzzard-Eagle flew down and sat for a portrait.
Crested Ducks (Andean natives).
Yeso Reservoir. The snow is over.
A look back.
18,000 foot unnamed peak ?
Guayacan Hotel. The restaurant is closed from 6 PM to 8 PM. Only in Spain and Chile!
The lovely French owner said we could see "lots of leetle burrds" from our bedroom. We did, but no pictures.
November 14: To RN Rio Clarillo, a warm, dry Andean foothills park.
A lily in Chile: Astroemeria species.
Echinopsis chilensis cactus.
Thin Tree Lizard
Road to RN Los Cipreses for Burrowing Parrots. We were at the gate at 5:35 PM, but the park closes at 5:30 and the gatekeeper wouldn't let us in.
But Burrowing Parrots were in the trees and fields east of the RN.