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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