French: Tinamou à grands sourcils German: Brauentinamu Spanish: Tinamú cejudo
P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1878,
Tropical W Ecuador (Manabí) S to NW Peru (Tumbes and Piura).
27–29 cm; c. 283 g. Male is bluish-grey to brownish on cap to lower hindneck, cap with some dusky spotting, and greyish-olive to rufescent-brown upperparts and... read more
Short whistle, often with distinct upward inflection, “oowheeep”, repeated at long... read more
Humid tropical deciduous forest; lowlands to 1500 m.
Food and feeding
No dietary information available. Forages in leaf litter, generally in denser undergrowth.
Breeds Nov–Feb in Ecuador. Nest at foot of tree; clutch up to seven eggs. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Tumbesian endemic. Fairly common; estimated population of several thousands in extreme NW Peru (Tumbes).... read more
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