Isla Jechica Marina and Shelter, Patagonia Aysén, Chile
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The fauna that inhabits Isla Jéchica is as unique as its vegetation. The waters that surround it contain a great variety of crustaceans and sea lions, while the southern dolphin and the tonina overa (another local dolphin variety) follow adventurers as they navigate through the bays.

Nature lovers will be thrilled to discover some of the 50 species of land and water birds that live in the archipelago that Isla Jéchica belongs to.

While visiting the ancient forests they will be able to observe species like Magellanic woodpeckers (Campephilus magellanicus), White-crested Elaenia (Elaenia albicep chilensis), Austral thrushes (Turdus falklandii), Patagonian sierra-finch (Phrygilus patagonicus), Southern crested caracaras (Caracara plancus), black-browed albatrosses (Thalassarche melanophris), red-legged cormorants (Phalacrocorax gaimardi) and dolphin gulls (Larus scoresbii), among others.

Birds Catalog (Spanish version)