Punta de Choros

Middle of Chile  >  Chile

Breeding islands of Humboldt Penguin and other sea birds can be reached by boat. Also many seals and dolphins.

Added* by Jonas Kraft
Most recent update 21 March 2023
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Peruvian Pelican can be seen fishing on the islands and on the beach of Punta de Choros. The Humboldt Penguin breeds here as well as Peruvian Booby. There are many Rufous-collared Sparrow on the islands.



By car and then with one of the boat tour providers to the islands.

Terrain and Habitat

Beach , Sea


Rocky , Slippery , High water possible

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Summer , Autumn


Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform


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Top 5 birds

Humboldt Penguin
3. Humboldt Penguin
(Spheniscus humboldti)
Chilean Skua
4. Chilean Skua
(Stercorarius chilensis)
Peruvian Pelican
5. Peruvian Pelican
(Pelecanus thagus)

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