Chuncho (Glaucidium nanum) (Austral pigmy owl)

Chuncho (Glaucidium nanum) (Austral pigmy owl)

Chuncho (Glaucidium nanum) (Austral pigmy owl)

Nikon D800 Nikkor 500 + TC 1.4 Tripod No flash ISO 4000 1/3200 f/9

Very difficult specie to photograph on fly, even more landing on a perch. The “chuncho” (Austral pigmy owl) is one of the smallest owls in the whole world – about 20 cm. tall – lives in Chile up to 2.000 m.a.s.l.




Walter Baliero

Birds photographer and photo safaris leader Age: 62 Living in Santiago de Chile, Chile Birds photographer - Co-founder and leader of Inka Birds Photo Safari Speaks English, Portuguese, Italian and Spanish.

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