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Spectacled Tryant male ( Hymenops perspicillatus) -••••-
A black beauty with a startling contrast of white wings when in flight. In Argentina it goes by the name "pico de plata" due to the very prominent yellow orbital ring around the eyes that resembles a very large fancy spectacle and it also has a noticeable yellowish white bill so also referred as silver bill. It was fun watching this beauty as it perched on a prominent tip of a bush and took off vertically up and then came right back to the same perch. This is a peculiar aerial display of the male of this species as they fly displaying their white wings hidden underneath their black plumage and a short wing snap occurs at the top of the circle which creates a finger snapping sound. Hence most popularly they get the Chilean name "run-run" which is a child's toy/game that makes a whirring snapping sound.