|Least Seedsnipe Thinocorus rumicivorus
Chilean name: Perdicita
|Pinguino de Humboldt National Park, Chile and
Santa Rosa, Lambayeque, Peru
The Least Seedsnipe is distributed from south-west Ecuador through coastal Peru and western Bolivia to Chile and Argentina. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found mainly in semi-desert with scattered plants and from sea-level to over 4,000 metres.
|It is very well camouflaged as can be seen in these photos. The male has a grey face, neck and breast with a white throat and belly that have a black band on the margins. This can be best seen in photo 3.|
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