White-crested Elaenia Facts
Name: Cometocino Patagónico, Fringilo Patagónico, Comesebo Patagónico / Patagonian Sierra
Scientific Name: Phrygilus patagonicus
Size: 15 – 16 cm (6.5 – 7 in)
From Valparaíso to Magallanes
They nest on the ground, in shrubs or among rocks; they lay 2 to 4 eggs.
Forest of Nothofagus, low shrub transitional zones or pastures and areas of forest and shrub regeneration.
They are sexual dimorphism; the female is paler in color, while the male has a greenish-yellow mantle and is hazel color.