Birds of Colombia

    TINAMIFORMES: Tinamidae (Tinamous)  
Genus: Nothocercus (2 species, 3 worldwide)


Highland Tinamou
Highland Tinamou (Nothocercus bonapartei frantzii)
  Image credit: John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912).
   
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Rare and local around 1200-2200m. Same size as [Tawny-breasted Tinamou], but found lower, and is less rufous colored.


Tawny-breasted Tinamou
Tawny-breasted Tinamou (Nothocercus julius)
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia
  Rarely seen.
   

Found at over 2500m., higher than the [Highland Tinamou]. Also note similar large size (35 cm.) more rufous coloration.
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