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Tinamous (Tinamidae)

Black-capped Tinamou (Crypturellus atrocapillus) - HBW 1, p. 131

French: Tinamou à calotte noire German: Schwarzkappentinamu Spanish: Tinamú Capirotado
Other common names: Garlepp's Tinamou (garleppi)

Taxonomy: Crypturus atro capillus Tschudi, 1844, Peru.
Has been considered subspecies of C. noctivagus. Race garleppi may be distinct species. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • atrocapillus (Tschudi, 1844) - SE Peru.
  • garleppi (Berlepsch, 1892) - N Bolivia.