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Alternative Name: Red-footed Tinamou
27-32 cm. Brown upperparts, grey chest, buff belly, barred back and wings, rosy-red legs.
There are seven subspecies:
Some of these subspecies have been viewed as full species in the past, and it is uncertain that this treatment is the final word; see SACC for a discussion.
Dry forest and shrubland.
Its diet includes seeds, berries, snails and insects. Its eggs are grey-lavender, suffused with pink.
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