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Diademed Sandpiper-Plover

Phegornis mitchellii

 

Embalse de Yeso, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile.

 

A strange and beautiful bird mainly found in Andean bogs at extreme elevations. This photo was taken at about 4600 m (15000 ft).

 

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Taken on November 2, 2008