Chilean Tinamou

Nothoprocta perdicaria perdicaria

The Chilean Tinamou is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Chilean Tinamou, Nothoprocta perdicaria, is a type of tinamou commonly found in high altitude shrubland in subtropical and tropical regions of central Chile Contents - * 1 Etymology * 2 Taxonomy * 2. More

The Chilean Tinamou is approximately 30 cm in length. Its upperparts greyish brown to olive, barred darker and streaked paler, throat white, breast greyish and belly buff. Its bill is brown, legs pale yellowish to brownish. Breeding The females lay 10-12 glossy eggs in a scrape. The eggs are covered with feathers when left unattended. Incubation is around c. 21 days. The chicks are buff with dark stripes, and run soon after hatching and fly when half-grown. More

Chilean Tinamou (Nothoprocta perdicaria) by Daniel González Amat from Chile XC15405 :: Chilean Tinamou (Nothoprocta perdicaria perdicaria) = Recording data Recordist Daniel González Amat Date 15-09-2007 Time 10:30 Country Chile Location Wetland El Yali, Las Salinas Quinta Region Longitude W71. More

Order : Tinamiformes
Family : Tinamidae
Genus : Nothoprocta
Species : perdicaria
Authority : (Kittlitz, 1830)