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2013.06.14 19:41:53
Puna Tinamou (Tinamotis pentlandii), Antofagasta, Chile

Puna Tinamou (Tinamotis pentlandii), Antofagasta, Chile

 

At 4,500 m above sea level in the Altiplano or high Andean plateau of Antofagasta, Chile, a Puna Tinamou, Tinamotis pentlandii, takes a break during foraging, giving us a rare chance for an eye-level approach. Belonging to a Neotropical order of birds related to Rheas, this stocky tinamou is hard to spot in its favored open habitat, as it camouflages among the clumps of bunch grass while looking for food.

 

A 4.500 m sobre el nivel del mar en el altiplano o plateau de altura andino de Antofagasta, Chile, una Perdiz o Tinamú de la Puna, Tinamotis pentlandii, hace una pausa durante su alimentación, permitiendo la excepcional oportunidad de acercarnos a nivel de suelo. Miembro de una familia emparentada a los ñandúes, esta robusta perdiz es difícil de detectar en su hábitat abierto, ya que se mimetiza con los montículos de pasto coirón mientras busca alimento.


Rodrigo Tapia J. - Ornithologist / Tour Leader, Far South Expeditions

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