Tinamous (Tinamidae)

Brown Tinamou (Crypturellus obsoletus) - HBW 1, p. 129

French: Tinamou brun German: Kastanientinamu Spanish: Tinamú Café
Other common names: Traylor's Tinamou (traylori)

Taxonomy: Tinamus obsoletus Temminck, 1815, São Paulo, Brazil.
Race traylori may be distinct species. Nine subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • castaneus (P. L. Sclater, 1858) - EC Colombia to E Ecuador and N Peru.
  • ochraceiventris (Stolzmann, 1926) - C Peru.
  • traylori Blake, 1961 - SE Peru.

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  • castaneus (P. L. Sclater, 1858) - EC Colombia to E Ecuador and N Peru.
  • ochraceiventris (Stolzmann, 1926) - C Peru.
  • traylori Blake, 1961 - SE Peru.
  • punensis (Chubb, 1917) - SE Peru, N Bolivia.
  • cerviniventris (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1873) - N Venezuela.
  • knoxi W. H. Phelps, Jr., 1976 - NW Venezuela.
  • griseiventris (Salvadori, 1895) - NC Brazil.
  • hypochracea (Miranda Ribeiro, 1938) - SW Brazil.
  • obsoletus (Temminck, 1815) - SE Brazil, E Paraguay, NE Argentina.