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Sierra Nevada Antpitta
Very limited range endemic Antpitta. Although we heard 2 or 3 birds this was the only one we managed to see as it perched briefly in a dense clump of bamboo by the track on the San Lorenzo ridge in Colombia’s Santa Marta Mountains. Challenging to photograph given virtually no light and how the bird was always at least partially obscured by leaves.

Formerly considered to be a subspecies of what used to be called Rufous Antpitta and I think currently missing a photograph in Opus. *** Additional photos added to gallery at request of Opus administrators ***
Habitat
Open high elevation cloud forest.
Location
San Lorenzo ridge/Santa Marta range (Magdalena/Colombia)
Date taken
21st November 2023
Scientific name
Grallaria spatiator
Equipment used
OMDS/OM-1 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS Pro
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
see image metadata
Opus Editor
This excellent image of yours became the First Image of this species to be added to the
Sierra Nevada Antpitta article in Opus.

Thank you very much for sharing it with us.
It is appreciated.
Barney
 

Media information

Category
Central & South America & Mexico
Added by
C B Allen
Date added
View count
140
Comment count
1

Image metadata

Device
OM Digital Solutions OM-1
Aperture
ƒ/8
Focal length
188.0 mm
Exposure time
1/15 second(s)
ISO
3200
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
PB218473.jpg
File size
2.8 MB
Date taken
Tue, 21 November 2023 10:07 AM
Dimensions
1861px x 2481px

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