Pale-browed Tinamou

Crypturellus is formed from three Latin or Greek words. kruptos meaning covered or hidden, oura meaning tail, and ellus meaning diminutive. Therefore Crypturellus means small hidden tail.

The Pale-browed Tinamou is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Pale-browed Tinamou Crypturellus transfasciatus is a type of Tinamou found in tropical dry forests in Peru and Ecuador. Contents - * 1 Etymology * 2 Taxonomy * 2.1 Description * 3 Behavior * 4 Range and habitat * 4. More

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The Pale-browed Tinamou Crypturellus transfasciatus is a type of Tinamou found in dry forest in subtropical and tropical regions up to 1,500 m altitude. This species is native to west Ecuador and north-west Peru (on the Pacific slope to Lambayeque). Characteristics The Pale-browed Tinamou is approximately 28 cm in length. It is recognized by its greyish-brown coat above, finely vermiculated with black, throat white, remainder of underparts greyish to buffy, flanks barred. Crown brown, and prominent whitish supercilium. More

Pale-browed Tinamou, so we decided to leave that one for later on the tour, and pick up some of the easier Tumbesian endemics while we were here. On of our first was one of the noisiest residents in this habitat, when a passing troop of White-tailed Jays betrayed their presence with their loud, unmusical calls. More

Pale-browed Tinamou (Crypturellus transfasciatus) by Don Jones. More

Another Pale-browed Tinamou in background Sound characteristics Type Song Volume increasing Speed level Pitch increasing Length 0-3(s) Number of notes 1-3 Variable yes React Discuss this recording. More

Order : Tinamiformes
Family : Tinamidae
Genus : Crypturellus
Species : transfasciatus
Authority : (Sclater & Salvin, 1878)