Birding Argentina and Wildlife Tours
Clark Expediciones, with over 30 years’ experience, is an expert tour operator based in Salta running trips for a number of the world’s leading birding companies while offering private and custom-made wildlife tours throughout in Patagonia, Chaco, Rainforest and the Andes for the independent traveler.
All Natural History tours, Conservation and Photography expeditions, Birdwatching and Mammal holidays run by Clark Expediciones are led by professional ornithologists, biologists, photographers and experienced leaders who are also involved in research programmes and conservation projects.
Clark Expediciones manage their own ecolodge, the prestigous Selva Montana Hotel in San Lorenzo village, and use their own fleet of vehicles ranging from minibuses to 4WD light trucks which allows them to offer the discerning nature traveller a variety of wildlife experiences throughout the Argentina.
Selva Montana Ecolodge
The Selva Montana ecolodge provides the ideal base for a morning visit to the nearby Huaico Reserve where over 200 bird species have been reported. Inspiring walks along well kept trails taking to outlook points so see the majestic Andean Condor which is regularly seen soaring around plus a host of attractive raptors such as the migratory Swallow-tailed Kite and the localised Black-and-Chestnut Eagle. Other wildlife attractions includes the Brocket Deer, Tayra, Forest Fox and occasionally the Geoffroy’s Cat.
Clark Expediciones offer includes daily outings to some of the most spectacular National Parks and private Nature Reserves in the region, which you can combine with custom made itineraries to spend one or two weeks exploring the most productive uncommon places in the deep Northwest Argentina.
From Iguazu Rainforest across the Chaco lowlands westwards to the Andes and from mighty Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia to the vast Pampas and Iberá wetlands, these areas offer exceptional wildlife experiences via bespoke itineraries designed by a team of specialists creating ultimate wildlife experience in Argentina.
Budget Salta Birding Tour
Argentina Wildlife Safari – South Tour
Argentina Wildlife Safari – North Tour
Ibera Wetlands and the Chaco Tour
Andean Argentina Birding Tour
For more birding Argentina and wildlife tours visit the Clark Expediciones website.
Other Wildlife Argentina
Tucuman Amazon, Giant Hummingbird, Burrowing Parrot, Tayra, Rufous-throated Dipper, Black-and-chestnut Eagle, Tucuman Mountain-Finch, Sandy Gallito, White-throated Cacholote, Black-legged Seriema, Yellow-stripped Brush-Finch, Cordoba Canastero, Red-legged Seriema, Crested Gallito, Chaco Owl, Montane-Forest Screech-Owl, Magellanic Penguin, King Penguin, Ruddy-headed Goose, Magellanic Plover, Puna Tinamou, Patagonian Tinamou, Southern Right-Whale, White-headed Steamer-Duck, Yellow Cardinal, Hudson´s Black-Tyrant, Band-tailed Earthcreeper, Straight-billed Reedhaunter, Hudson´s Canastero, Olrog´s Gull, Black- headed Duck, Pampas Armadillo, Andean Armadillo, Pampas Deer, Swamp Deer, Darwin’s Rhea.
Clark Expediciones is a corporate member of YUCHAN Foundation, a leading Conservation group in Northwest Argentina that has already established two Nature Reserves in Cloudforest habitat: The Huaico Reserve on the slopes of San Lorenzo mountain ridge in Salta province and the Loma Chata Reserve on the border with Calilegua National Park in Jujuy province. They are both Important Bird Areas and have survived from regional intense forest destruction.
The 30% of tour profits go directly to conservation through YUCHAN for purchasing land, covering research expenses, maintaining trails in the reserves and providing vehicles, camp equipment and staff salaries during conservation and research campaigns in Yungas, Chaco and Andes habitats.
Clark Expediciones is also an active member of Aves/Birdlife Argentina since 1990 and all guides are local collaborators to environmental education programs.