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Tiuque

Milvago chimango chimango

Description:

Length: 37 to 40 cm. A typical Chimango has a mantle and back edged with cinnamon brown feathers and white. Neck, chest, abdomen and belly light brown. Head dark brown. It is the smallest variety of caracara. Wings dark brown stripe and white in the basal half of the primaries. The tail is light brown with dark brown terminal band. Eyes are brown. Peak color based clearer. Legs are light gray in the male and yellowish in the female.

Habitat:

It is found in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It is a vagrant to the Falkland Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, temperate grassland, and heavily degraded former forest.

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Maipu, XIII Región Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile

Spotted on Jan 13, 2012
Submitted on Mar 24, 2012

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