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uruguay birding
Sheathbill in Uruguay: Photo by Fernando Vidal Volpe

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Uruguay! This South American country features a diverse range of habitats, including coastal beaches, rolling grasslands, and tranquil wetlands, providing a home to a variety of bird species. Uruguay’s position along migratory routes and its protected areas make it an attractive destination for birdwatchers. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of Uruguay. From the striking Black-necked Swan in the estuaries to the lively calls of the Southern Lapwing in the grasslands, Uruguay’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. Whether you’re observing seabirds along the shores or exploring the wetlands of the Río de la Plata, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the captivating world of Uruguayan birds.