Great Tinamou

Tinamus major - Grand Tinamou

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Tinamiformes

  • Family
    :

    Tinamidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tinamus

  • Species
    :

    major

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 46 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 700 à 1240 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Great Tinamou (Tinamus major) is a species of bird in the Tinamidae family.

Subspecific information 12 Subspecies

  • Tinamus major robustus (se Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras)
  • Tinamus major percautus (s Mexico, n Guatemala, Belize)
  • Tinamus major fuscipennis (n Nicaragua to w Panama)
  • Tinamus major brunneiventris (sc Panama)
  • Tinamus major castaneiceps (sw Costa Rica, w Panama)
  • Tinamus major saturatus (e Panama, nw Colombia)
  • Tinamus major zuliensis (ne Colombia, n Venezuela)
  • Tinamus major latifrons (sw Colombia, w Ecuador)
  • Tinamus major major (e Venezuela to ne Brazil)
  • Tinamus major serratus (nw Brazil)
  • Tinamus major olivascens (Amazonian Brazil)
  • Tinamus major peruvianus (se Colombia to Bolivia and w Brazil)

Foreign names

  • Grand Tinamou,
  • Tinamú Oliváceo,
  • Inhambu-grande,
  • Großtinamu,
  • nagy tinamu,
  • Grote Tinamoe,
  • Tinamo grosso,
  • Större tinamo,
  • Stortinamu,
  • tinama veľká,
  • tinama větší,
  • Stor Tinamu,
  • isotinami,
  • tinamú olivaci,
  • kusacz duży,
  • Большой тинаму,
  • オオシギダチョウ,
  • 大(共鸟),
  • 大(共鳥),

Voice song and cries

Grand Tinamou
adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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