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Gallinago andina
>Photo © by Stanley Jones
Ondores, Junín, Peru, August 2017



Andes of northern Peru to Bolivia, northwestern Argentina and northern Chile (and extreme southern Ecuador?).



Two subspecies are recognized[1].

  • G. a. andina - Andes of Peru (and possibly extreme southern Ecuador), northern Chile (Tarapacá), Bolivia, and northwestern Argentina (south to Catamarca)
  • G. a. innotata - Andes of northern Chile (Antofagasta)




  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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