Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Tinamous :: Red-legged Tinamou

Red-legged Tinamou Crypturellus erythropus

Described by: Pelzeln (1863)
Alternate common name(s): Red-footed Tinamou, Colombian Tinamou, Magdalena Tinamou, Santa Marta Tinamou, Perjita Tinamou
Old scientific name(s): Crypturellus saltuarius, Crypturellus idoneus


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C. to e. n. South America;
(1) Nc. Colombia (Cordoba, n. Bolivar, n. Antioquia).
(2) Nc. Colombia (s. Magdalena).
(3) Nc. Colombia (Atlantico, n. Magdalena (lower Magdalena Valley) e. through the s. Santa Marta region to w. Venezuela (w. Zulia, nw. base of the Sierra de Perija).
(4) Ce. Colombia (n. Boyaca, w. Arauca) and nc. Venezuela (Burgua, sw. Tachira).
(5) N. Venezuela from the Sierra San Luis, Falcon n. of the Orinoco e. to c. Anzoategui.
(6) Margarita Is.
(7) Ne. Venezuela (Sucre, Monagas, ne. Bolivar), Guyana, Surinam s. to n. Brazil (n. of the Amazon and w. to the Rio Branco).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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