Bird Watching in Bañado La Estrella, Formosa, Argentina
The Bañado La Estrella is one of the largest wetlands in South America, with almost 400,000 hectares during the high water seasons.
Its landscape is striking and changing, as it varies at each time of year.
It has something unique, different, that can only be found in Bañado La Estrella, its "champales" that dress the dry trees of the wetland with green vines.
It is inhabited by hundreds of huge birds, creating a spectacular setting for nature photography lovers. In fact, it is one of the most important areas for the conservation of birds in Argentina. It was declared an AICA zone.
On the shores of Bañado La Estrella live native and Creole communities that make it a unique multicultural territory. There you can hear ancestral languages with great vitality, such as Pilagá, Wichí and Qom. Even Guarani and Nivaclé.
Tourists are surprised to see its exuberant fauna, and they marvel at the unforgettable red sunsets and sunrises, full of life.
All these riches make Bañado La Estrella part of the Provincial System of Protected Natural Areas.