Birds of Colombia

    TINAMIFORMES: Tinamidae (Tinamous)  
Genus: Tinamus (4 species, 5 worldwide)

Genus Tinamus are large forest-based tinamous. Tinamus tinamous, unlike others, sleep on a low branch (ProAves).


White-throated Tinamou
White-throated Tinamou (Tinamus guttatus)
Madre de Dios, Peru  
   
Photograph by Sylvère Corre   © All Rights Reserved.


Great Tinamou
Great Tinamou (Tinamus major fuscipennis)
Tirimbina, Costa Rica
  A large tinamou.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Black Tinamou
Black Tinamou (Tinamus osgoodi hershkovitzi)
Mocoa, Putumayo, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A large tinamou found very locally in south Peru and a few sites in Ecuador and Colombia.
Alt. photo

Grey Tinamou
Grey Tinamou (Tinamus tao kleei)
Copalinga, Zamora, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A large, uncommon tinamou.


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