On the plains a few waders breed, as the avocet, western willet and longbilled curlew; but most are birds of passage.
June may bring elegant visitors such as spoonbill, whilst the breeding birds include avocet, bittern and bearded tit.
Puna Ibises and Andean Gulls are often present in large numbers and with luck we'll see Andean avocet as well.
Chilean and Andean Flamingos strut through the shallow waters, often keeping company with the equally elegant Andean avocet.
A great find, and also a rarity here, was a single Red-necked avocet - hundreds of miles beyond its normal range.