Category Archive: Tinamiformes

Dec 31 2011

The feeding ecology and digestive tract morphometry of two sympatric tinamous of the high plateau of the bolivian andes

Ornate Tinamou (Nothoprocta ornata) Science Article 1 abstract We studied the trophic niche breadth and the degree of overlap in the winter diets of two sympatric species of tinamous in the Bolivian Andes, the Ornate Tinamou (Nothoprocta ornata) and the Darwin?s Nothura (Nothura darwinii), by analyzing crop and gizzard contents of birds collected by sport …

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Dec 31 2011

The feeding ecology and digestive tract morphometry of two sympatric tinamous of the high plateau of the bolivian andes

Darwins Nothura (Nothura darwinii) Science Article 1 abstract We studied the trophic niche breadth and the degree of overlap in the winter diets of two sympatric species of tinamous in the Bolivian Andes, the Ornate Tinamou (Nothoprocta ornata) and the Darwin?s Nothura (Nothura darwinii), by analyzing crop and gizzard contents of birds collected by sport …

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Dec 31 2011

The Dwarf Tinamou (Taoniscus nanus) of Central Brazil

Dwarf Tinamou (Taoniscus nanus) Science Article 1 abstract In the last 5 yr, we have obtained some information on the Dwarf Tinamou (Taoniscus nanus) at the “Reserva Bioligica do Roncador” of the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica (IBGE) (approx. 15 55’S, 47 52’W), Federal District central Brazil. Except for Azara (1805), the Dwarf Tinamou …

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Dec 31 2011

The biology of Dwarf Tinamou Taoniscus nanus, with notes on its breeding in captivity

Dwarf Tinamou (Taoniscus nanus) Science Article 2 abstract Dwarf Tinamou Taoniscus HGHUS was described by Temminck in 1815, based on Azara?s YnambuCarap. Its type-locality is Misiones in Paraguay, not the province of the same name in north-east Argentina, as is often and erroneously assumed. It may be extinct there, with no con?rmed recordssince 1901, although …

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Dec 26 2011

Life History of the Little Tinamou

Little Tinamou (Crypturellus soui) Science Article 1 abstract The Little or Pileated Tinamou (CryptureZZus so&) is a dull-colored, stout, shortwinged,almost tailless, terrestrial bird about nine inches in length. In both sexes the pileum is slaty black and the sides of the head are sooty gray. The upper parts are rich seal-brown, becoming umber on the …

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Dec 26 2011

Life History of the Little Tinamou

Little Tinamou (Crypturellus soui) Science Article 1 abstract The Little or Pileated Tinamou (CryptureZZus so&) is a dull-colored, stout, shortwinged,almost tailless, terrestrial bird about nine inches in length. In both sexes the pileum is slaty black and the sides of the head are sooty gray. The upper parts are rich seal-brown, becoming umber on the …

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Oct 07 2011

Variegated Tinamou (Crypturellus variegatus)

[order] TINAMIFORMES | [family] Tinamidae | [latin] Crypturellus variegatus | [authority] Gmelin, 1789 | [UK] Variegated Tinamou | [FR] Tinamou varie | [DE] Rotbrust-Tinamu | [ES] Tinamu Abigarrado | [NL] Bonte Tinamoe Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Crypturellus variegatus SA Amazonia, e Brazil Genus The tinamous of the genus Crypturellus are usually notoriously difficult …

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Oct 07 2011

White-bellied Nothura (Nothura boraquira)

[order] TINAMIFORMES | [family] Tinamidae | [latin] Nothura boraquira | [authority] Spix, 1825 | [UK] White-bellied Nothura | [FR] Tinamou boraquira | [DE] Weissbauch-Steisshuhn | [ES] Tinamu Ventriblanco | [NL] Witbuiknothura Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Nothura boraquira SA se Genus Tinamous are paleognaths related to the flightless ratites. They are probably close in …

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Oct 07 2011

White-throated Tinamou (Tinamus guttatus)

[order] TINAMIFORMES | [family] Tinamidae | [latin] Tinamus guttatus | [authority] Pelzeln, 1863 | [UK] White-throated Tinamou | [FR] Tinamou a gorge blanche | [DE] Weisskehl-Tinamu | [ES] Tinamu Moteado | [NL] Witkeeltinamoe Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Tinamous are paleognaths related to the flightless ratites. They are probably close in appearance to the flying ancestors …

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Oct 07 2011

Yellow-legged Tinamou (Crypturellus noctivagus)

[order] TINAMIFORMES | [family] Tinamidae | [latin] Crypturellus noctivagus | [authority] Wied, 1820 | [UK] Yellow-legged Tinamou | [FR] Tinamou noctivague | [DE] Gelbfuss-Tinamu | [ES] Tinamu Patigualdo | [NL] Geelpoottinamoe Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The tinamous of the genus Crypturellus are usually notoriously difficult to see. Most species of this family are polygamous, with …

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