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Patagonian Tinamou



The Patagonian Tinamou Tinamotis ingoufi also known as Ingoufs Tinamou is a member of the most ancient group of bird families, the tinamous. This species is native to southern Chile and southern Argentina in South America with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 400,000 km.

Characteristics

The Patagonian Tinamou is approximately 35 cm in length. Its upperparts grey spotted with black, throat whitish, breast rufous and belly cinnamon.

Habitats

The Patagonian Tinamou inhabits temperate grassland habitats at altitude 200 to 800m.

References

BirdLife Species Factsheet

External links

Patagonian Tinamou videos on the Internet Bird Collection

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