Birds of Colombia

    TINAMIFORMES: Tinamidae (Tinamous)  
Genus: Crypturellus (12 species, 21 worldwide)

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Bartlett's Tinamou (Crypturellus bartletti)

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Berlepsch's Tinamou (Crypturellus berlepschi)

A rare, small and very dark tinamou.

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Rusty Tinamou (Crypturellus brevirostris)

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Barred Tinamou (Crypturellus casiquiare)

Cinereous Tinamou
Cinereous Tinamou (Crypturellus cinereus)
Villavicencio, Colombia  

A medium sized tinamou Less cinereous (greyish) and more brownish with yellowish legs.

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Grey-legged Tinamou (Crypturellus duidae) Near Threatened

Red-legged Tinamou
Red-legged Tinamou (Crypturellus erythropus)
Photograph by David Ascanio -   © All Rights Reserved.

A small to medium sized tinamou often found in dry forest.

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Choco Tinamou (Crypturellus kerriae) Vulnerable

Brown Tinamou
Brown Tinamou (Crypturellus obsoletus)
Parque das Aves, Foz do Iguazu, Brazil  

Little Tinamou
Little Tinamou (Crypturellus soui)

The smallest tinamou. Often common, but usually heard and not seen.

Undulated Tinamou
Undulated Tinamou (Crypturellus undulatus)
InĂ­rida, GuainĂ­a, Colombia
  Greyish overall with yellowish legs.

A large, vocal tinamou, and the most common in the Amazon.

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Variegated Tinamou (Crypturellus variegatus)

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