Puna Ground Tyrant, Muscisaxicola juninensis, Arica, Chile

Puna Ground Tyrant, Photo © Rodrigo Tapia, Far South Expeditions

Approaching its nest located inside a crevasse in the rocks, a Puna Ground Tyrant, Muscisaxicola juninensis briefly pauses on top of a boulder with a beakful of insect prey that will be fed to its offspring. One of the highest-living tyrant flycatchers, it is found in the high Andes above 3,500m above sea level.

Puna Ground Tyrant, Photo © Rodrigo Tapia, Far South Expeditions
Puna Ground Tyrant, Photo © Rodrigo Tapia, Far South Expeditions

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