Tinamous (Tinamidae)

Red-winged Tinamou (Rhynchotus rufescens) - HBW 1, p. 135

French: Tinamou isabelle German: Pampahuhn Spanish: Tinamú Alirrojo

Taxonomy: Tinamus rufescens Temminck, 1815, São Paulo, Brazil.
Known from Pleistocene at Minas Gerais. Four subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • catingae Reiser, 1905 - C & NE Brazil.
  • rufescens (Temminck, 1815) - N Bolivia to E Brazil and S to E Paraguay, NE Argentina and Uruguay.
  • pallescens Kothe, 1907 - NE & C Argentina.
  • maculicollis G. R. Gray, 1867 - NW Bolivia to NW Argentina.