Tinamous (Tinamidae)

Quebracho Crested Tinamou (Eudromia formosa) - HBW 1, p. 138

French: Tinamou superbe German: Schmucksteißhuhn Spanish: Martineta Chaqueña

Taxonomy: Calopezus formosus Lillo, 1905, Tucumán, Argentina.
Has been considered subspecies of E. elegans. Two subspecies recognized, though some confusion concerning overlap zone and may be better considered monospecific.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • mira Brodkorb, 1938 - WC Paraguay.
  • formosa (Lillo, 1905) - NC Argentina.

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