Scientific Name:

Thinocorus orbignyianus


Grey-breasted Seedsnipe


Grey-breasted Seedsnipe Fact File

Distribution: Peru to southern Chile and Argentina

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: None – Monotypic

T. o. ingae: Northern Peru to northern Chile and north-western Argentina
T. o. orbignyianus: North-central Chile and west-central Argentina to Tierra del Fuego

Current conservation efforts





All photographs by Elis Simpson – Wader Quest