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Variegated Tinamou

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The Variegated Tinamou Crypturellus variegatus a type of Tinamou commonly found in lowlands of moist forest in subtropical and tropical regions at altitude 100 to 1,300m. This species ranges from eastern Ecuador and Peru, southern parts of Colombia and Venezuela, the Guianas and amazonian Brazil to south-eastern Brazil.

Characteristics

The Variegated Tinamou is approximately 33 cm in length. Its upper back is rufous, lower back and wings black with conspicuous yellowish bands. Its throat white, neck and upper breast bright rufous, lower breast and belly buffish-white, flanks tinged cinnamon and lightly barred dusky. Its crown and sides of head are blackish with bill yellowish, legs greenish to yellowish-brown. It has a wailing whistle.

References

Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern

External links

BirdLife Species Factsheet

IUCN Red List

Graphic-Medium Res; Article animaldiversity–"Tinamous"

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