Birds of Colombia

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Thinocoridae (Seedsnipes)  
Genus: Attagis (1 species, 2 worldwide)

Rufous-bellied Seedsnipe
Rufous-bellied Seedsnipe (Attagis gayi latreillii)
Papallacta, Ecuador  
Photograph by Francesco Veronesi     Copyright and usage info

A large quail-like bird in the family of shorebirds. Found at very high altitudes from Ecuador to Argentina/Chile. Recently discovered in Colombia.

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