|Greyish Miner Geositta maritima
Chilean name: Minero chico
|Pan de Azucar National Park, Chile
The Greyish Miner is distributed in western Peru and northern Chile. It is found in desert areas with little or no vegetation from sea-level to about 2,800m.
|This bird was photographed near the mirador at Pan de Azucar National Park near Chañaral at an altitude of about 600m.
It is dull greyish with a lack of obvious fieldmarks. It has a short tail and a slightly downcurved bill. Underparts are whitish with buff on the flanks and belly. The tail is black with a narrow whitish edge.
|There is a recording of its call on the xeno-canto website.|