Home
Tours by Destination
Testimonials
Our Wildlife Blog
Request our Catalog
Contact Us

Review

Guests Comments


Far South Expeditions Reviews on TripAdvisor

Follow

Far South Exp 

Far South Expeditions profile at Google+ Far South Expeditions profile at Twitter Far South Expeditions profile at Facebook Far South Expeditions profile at Pinterest

Visit

Our Photo Galleries



Browse

Our Tour Catalogue

Request a printed copy

Learn About

Our Natural World

Use

Our Secure Payment System 

For your convenience, all our tours can be paid with credit card, using our secure payment system and with no extra charge.

Pay by credit card using our secure payment system powered by WebPay Plus

FarSouthExp at iGoTerra
FarSouthExp @ Fat Birder / WAND

We are Birders - We are Leica

We are Birders - We are Leica


2013.07.08 19:36:49
Grey-breasted Seedsnipe (Thinocorus orbignyianus), Antofagasta, Chile

Grey-Breasted-Seedsnipe-Rodrigo-Tapia

 

Masterfully blending with its grassy surroundings, a Grey-breasted Seedsnipe, Thinocorus orbignyianus, moves shyly around its habitat, a high-altitude bog in the Andean plateau of Antofagasta, Chile, keeping a low profile and counting on its superb camouflage to avoid potential predators like foxes or birds of prey. Belonging to a South American family of only four species, seedsnipes are the ultimate masters of camouflage and will go completely unadverted unless they move.

 

Confundiéndose magistralmente con el pasto a su alrededor, una Perdicita Cojón, Thinocorus orbignyianus, se mueve tímidamente por su habitat, un bofedal altoandino en el altiplano de Antofagasta, Chile, manteniendo un bajo perfil y confiando en su perfecto mimetismo para evitar potenciales predadores como zorros o aves rapaces. Perteneciente a una familia sudamericana de sólo cuatro especies, las perdicitas son maestros definitivos del camuflaje y pasan completamente inadvertidas a menos que se muevan.

 

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

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



Tags:




banner_turistas01.jpg