(Calidris bairdii) Sandpipers and Allies (Scolopacidae)
Bairdsryle Playero de Baird
In flight from below the golden brown head area in contrast to the white underside is very characteristic of the species. Also the tail pattern with the dark central feathers and whitish lateral patches at the base is typical.
3741 (1 photos) 2018-01-11 Embalse el Yeso, Región Metropolitano (RM), Chile
Basic plumage. A few birds apparently spending the austral summer here.