It can be 53 centimeters long. The back is grey with yellowish spots, and reddish shades on top. The throat is white with darker lines across it. Its wings and behind are reddish-brown, but they are usually of a yellow-brown. Its legs are yellow; its tail is grey and ends in white feathers, while the beak is blue. The Peuco has black stripes on its back.
From Arica to Aisen.
From the precordillera to the coast