Birds of Colombia

    TINAMIFORMES: Tinamidae (Tinamous)  
Genus: Nothoprocta (1 species, 6 worldwide)

Nothoprocta are a genus of Tinamou found in dry brush. These tinamou are more likely to be seen in the open than other forest based species, and have a cryptic buff coloration for camouflage.

Curve-billed Tinamou
Curve-billed Tinamou (Nothoprocta curvirostris)
Cerro Puma Urco, Amazonas, Peru  
Photograph by Fernando Angulo Pratolongo   © All Rights Reserved.

Found at around 3000m above sea level in puna and paramo ecosystems.

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