Family Tinamous (Tinamidae)

Least Concern

Barred Tinamou (Crypturellus casiquiare)


Taxonomy

French: Tinamou barré German: Bindentinamu Spanish: Tinamú del Casiquiare
Taxonomy:

Crypturornis casiquiare

Chapman

, 1929,

Amazonas, Venezuela

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Phenotypic analysis shows that present species is most closely related to C. brevirostris and C. bartletti#R#R. Monotypic.

Distribution:

E Colombia (Vaupés) to extreme SW Venezuela (Amazonas); NE Peru (Loreto)#R.

Descriptive notes

25·5–27 cm. Extensively and boldly barred tinamou with unique combination of rufous head, pure white throat and light grey foreneck fading to largely whitish... read more

Voice

A protracted series of whistles initially accelerating and then gradually slowing.

Habitat

Thick lowland forest at up to 200 m; apparently confined mainly to sandy-belt forests of upper... read more

Food and feeding

No information available.

Breeding

No information available.

Movements

Presumably sedentary.

Status and conservation

Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Very poorly known species of white-sand forests; no information on populations. Specimens and tape-recordings from Venezuela (most... read more

Recommended citation

Cabot, J., Christie, D.A., Jutglar, F. & Sharpe, C.J. (2018). Barred Tinamou (Crypturellus casiquiare). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/52436 on 21 January 2018).