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Quiltehue

Vanellus chilensis chilensis

Description:

32- 38 cm. The only crested wader of South America. Grey upperparts, brown shoulder, black chest and white underparts.

Habitat:

All South America. Lake's shores, ponds, dams, plowed fields and meadows

Notes:

There are three or four subspecies

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Concepción, VIII Región del Biobío, Chile

Spotted on Nov 4, 2007
Submitted on Dec 9, 2011

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