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Undulated Tinamou (Crypturellus undulatus) | by Rodrigo Conte - Wildlife Watcher
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Undulated Tinamou (Crypturellus undulatus)

Refúgio de Vida Silvestre Jamacá das Araras - Chapada dos Guimarães, MT, Brazil.


Like all tinamous, the species is very shy and hard to see in open areas. It's found in a wide range of wooded habitats in eastern and northern South America.


Known in Brazil as "jaó".


Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Tinamiformes

Family: Tinamidae

Subfamily: Tinaminae

Genus: Crypturellus Brabourne & Chubb, 1914

Species: C. undulatus (Temminck, 1815)

Binomial name: Crypturellus undulatus

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Taken on September 30, 2018