• Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: NIKON D5
  • Taken: 19 November, 2018 09:48
  • Focal length: 700mm
  • ISO: 3600
  • Shutter speed: 1/320 s
  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: NIKON D5
  • Taken: 19 November, 2018 09:48
  • Focal length: 700mm
  • ISO: 3600
  • Shutter speed: 1/320 s
  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: NIKON D5
  • Taken: 19 November, 2018 09:48
  • Focal length: 700mm
  • ISO: 2200
  • Shutter speed: 1/320 s
  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: NIKON D5
  • Taken: 19 November, 2018 09:48
  • Focal length: 700mm
  • ISO: 3600
  • Shutter speed: 1/320 s
  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: NIKON D5
  • Taken: 19 November, 2018 09:48
  • Focal length: 700mm
  • ISO: 3600
  • Shutter speed: 1/320 s
  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: NIKON D5
  • Taken: 19 November, 2018 09:48
  • Focal length: 700mm
  • ISO: 3600
  • Shutter speed: 1/320 s

The secretive antpittas are heard for the most part and seen only when you patiently and carefully hone in on their location. Even then it will often be their incredibly beautiful and far reaching song that you will carry with you in your heart.

Some extremely patient individuals have over time gained the trust of a few to come up close for a few brief moments, like this beauty which showed up long after most had given up that morning.

chestnut-crowned antpitta (Grallaria ruficapilla)

chestnut-crowned antpitta (Grallaria ruficapilla)

chestnut-crowned antpitta (Grallaria ruficapilla)

It sounds like this:


Elevation: 2039 meters

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  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: NIKON D5
  • Focal length: 700mm
  • ISO: 3600
  • Shutter speed: 1/320 s

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