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Vanellus chilensis chilensis


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


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


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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