Birds of Costa Rica

    TINAMIFORMES: Tinamidae (Tinamous)  
Genus: Crypturellus (3 species, 21 worldwide)

Slaty-breasted Tinamou
Slaty-breasted Tinamou (Crypturellus boucardi boucardi) Vulnerable
Area de Proteccion de Flora y Fauna Naha, Chiapas, Mexico
  Medium sized tinamou with grey brest and red legs.
Photograph by Amy McAndrews     Copyright and usage info

Thicket Tinamou
Thicket Tinamou (Crypturellus cinnamomeus praepes)
Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Sylvère Corre   © All Rights Reserved.

Little Tinamou
Little Tinamou (Crypturellus soui modestus)
Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
  Little Tinamou in central America, especially Costa Rica and Panama, are dark.
Photograph by Bruno Conjeaud   © All Rights Reserved.

Little Tinamou
Little Tinamou (Crypturellus soui caucae)
Kilometro 18, Cali, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

The smallest tinamou. Often common, but usually heard and not seen. Females are similar to males, but a bit brighter and/or redder.
A possible female.

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