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Bartlett's Tinamou

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Photo by MomoLa Selva lodge, Ecuador, January 2009
Photo by Momo
La Selva lodge, Ecuador, January 2009
Crypturellus bartletti


[edit] Identification

25–28 cm
Brown above barred with black, throat and belly white, remainder of underparts rufous, flanks barred black. Crown blackish.

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in eastern Peru, Brazil, Ecuador and northern Bolivia. Resident.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Tropical rain forest and shrubby thickets.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

There is very little information available, but they are likely to eat insects and berries.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2015)

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