Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Tinamous :: Brown Tinamou

Brown Tinamou Crypturellus obsoletus

Described by: Temminck (1815)
Alternate common name(s): Traylor's Tinamou
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Caetes, Espirito Santo, Brazil - Oct 18, 2007 © Ted Reissing 
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N., c. and s. e. South America;
Fragmented distribution;
Three or four populations: one along the Andes, one or two in c. Brazil and one in se. Brazil.
(1) nw. Venezuela (Zulia, Falcon, w. Lara, Merida, Aragua).
(2) Nw. Venezuela.
(3) E. Colombia e. of the Andes s. through e. Ecuador to n. Peru (Huayabamba Valley).
(4) C. Peru (Huanuco, Junin, Ayacucho, lower Marcapata Valley, e. Cuzco).
(5) Se. Peru (Puno), n. Bolivia (La Paz, Pando, Cochabamba, w. Santa Cruz).
(6) C. Brazil s. of the Amazon from the lower Rio Tapajos in w. Para.
(7) Se. Brazil (s. Bahia (Mt. Pascoal and Itubera), s. Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro s. to Rio Grande do Sol), Paraguay and ex. ne. Argentina (Misiones).
(8) Se. Peru in the middle Marcapata Valley eight kilometers s. of the Hacienda Cadena (1400m), San Andres, e. Cuzco.
(9) Sw. Brazil (upper Rio Madeira s. to the Rio Guapore in Rondonia).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Ministerio do Meio Ambiente
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: John van der Woude


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


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