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Tinamidae

White-throated tinamou

Tinamus guttatus Photo by Ulrich Schmid (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:white-throated tinamou (en); inhambu-galinha (pt); tinamou à gorge blanche (fr); tinamú moteado (es); weißkehltinamu (de)Taxonomy:Order TinamiformesFamily TinamidaeRange:This species is found from south-eastern Colombia, through eastern Ecuador and eastern Peru, and into northern Bolivia and into Brazil along the Amazon river basin from Amazonas and Rondônia […]

Little tinamou

Crypturellus soui Photo by João Quental (Wiki Aves) Common name:little tinamou (en); tururim (pt); tinamou soui (fr); tinamú chico (es); brauntinamu (de)Taxonomy:Order TinamiformesFamily TinamidaeRange:This species is found from southern Mexico down to Bolivia and Brazil as far south as Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro.Size:These birds are 20-24 cm long and […]

Slaty-breasted tinamou

Crypturellus boucardi Photo by Brad Weinert (Flickr) Common name:slaty-breasted tinamou (en); inhambu-de-Boucard (pt); tinamou de Boucard (fr); tinamú pizarroso (es); graukehltinamu (de)Taxonomy:Order TinamiformesFamily TinamidaeRange:This species is found from southern Mexico to Costa Rica.Size:These birds are 27-28 cm long and weigh 470 g.Habitat:The slaty-breasted tinamou is mostly found in tall rainforests with a high canopy, occasionaly […]

Puna tinamou

Tinamotis pentlandii Photo by Rodrigo Moraga (World Bird Info) Common name:puna tinamou (en); tinamú-da-puna (pt); tinamou quioula (fr); perdiz de la puna (es); punasteißhuhn (de)Taxonomy:Order TinamiformesFamily TinamidaeRange:This species is found in high altitude areas of the Andes, from southern Peru and western Bolivia to northern Chile and north-western Argentina.Size:These birds are 39-45 cm long and […]

Ornate tinamou

Nothoprocta ornata Photo by Silvia Vitale (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:ornate tinamou (en); tinamú-serrano (pt); tinamou orné (fr); inambú serrano (es); Pisaccasteißhuhn (de)Taxonomy:Order TinamiformesFamily TinamidaeRange:This species is found in the Andes of of central and southern Peru, western Bolivia, north-western Argentina and northern Chile.Size:These birds are 26-32 cm long and weigh 440-760 g.Habitat:The ornate tinamou is […]

Elegant crested tinamou

Eudromia elegans Photo by Aline Wolfer (Oiseaux d’Argentine) Common name: elegant crested tinamou (en); tinamú-de-poupa (pt); tinamou élégant (fr); martineta (es); perlsteißhuhn (de) Taxonomy: Order Tinamiformes Family Tinamidae Range: This South American species is found throughout most of Argentina and into Bolivia and Chile. Size: These birds are 39-41 cm long and weigh 660-710 g. […]

Chilean tinamou

Nothoprocta perdicaria Photo by Rodrigo Tapia (Neotropical Birds) Common name: Chilean tinamou (en); tinamú-do-Chile (pt); tinamou perdix (fr); perdiz chilena (es); Chilesteißhuhn (de) Taxonomy: Order Tinamiformes Family Tinamidae Range: This South American species is mostly found in Chile, from the southern parts of Atacama to Ñuble. It may also be present in adjacent parts of […]