Tepui Tinamou

Tepui Tinamou

Summary:

Profile Tepui Tinamou
[Authority] Zimmer and Phelps, 1945 | [group] Tinamous | [order] TINAMIFORMES | [family] Tinamidae | [latin] Crypturellus ptaritepui | [UK] Tepui Tinamou | [FR]

[Authority] Zimmer and Phelps, 1945 | [group] Tinamous | [order] TINAMIFORMES | [family] Tinamidae | [latin] Crypturellus ptaritepui | [UK] Tepui Tinamou | [FR] Tinamou des tepuis | [DE] Tepuitinamu | [ES] Tinamu Tepui | [NL] Teptui-tinamoe | copyright picture

copyright: David Ascanio

The Tepui Tinamou is approximately 27 cm in length. The top of its head and rear of neck are rufous brown, darker on its back, and dusky below with rufous sheen on its upper breast. The sides of its head and throat are grey in color, its upper mandible is black, its lower mandible yellow with black tip, and its legs are olive in color.

Dense rainforest in higher altitues, 1300-1800 meters up.

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Although this species may have a small range, it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size has not been quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern. [conservation status from birdlife.org]


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Sedentary in all of its range, but not well known

Specification

  1. Measurements
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  4. size min.: 26 cm
  5. size max.: 28 cm
  6. Breeding
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  11. broods 0
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  14. Conservation Status
  15. Tepui Tinamou status Least Concern
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