Ornate Tinamou

Nothoprocta kalinowskii

The Ornate Tinamou is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Ornate Tinamou, Nothoprocta ornata, is a type of Tinamou commonly found in the high altitude grassland and dry shrubland in subtropical and tropical regions of west central South America. Contents - * 1 Etymology * 2 Taxonomy * 2. More

Ornate tinamous build a proper nest base of dry earth, or a mixture of earth and moss turf. On this they erect a firm structure of grass that is worked into the base to form a circle. Shiny tinamou eggs are among the most beautiful natural products known. They may be green, turquoise blue, purple, wine red, slate gray, or a chocolate color, and often have a purple or violet luster. They are always uniformly colored, without spots or blotches. Their shape is oval or elliptical. More

In the ornate tinamou (Nothoprocta ornata) it is the females who perform courtship displays. Other The following is a selection of items (artistic styles or groups, constructions, events, fictional characters, organizations, publications) associated with "ornate tinamou" * Nothoprocta (bird genus) Expand Your Research: Try searching magazines and ebooks for "ornate tinamou". No results found. More

The Ornate Tinamou is approximately 32 cm in length. Its upperparts are brownish-grey marked with black and buff, tawny-buff below and barred darker. Its head and neck buff prominently spotted with black, with bill slender and curved, legs either yellowish or greyish. References - BirdLife Species Factsheet External links - Ornate Tinamou videos on the Internet Bird Collection Didn't find what you were looking for. More

The rufous ruled out Ornate Tinamou, but Curve-billed has a similar wing pattern. The head pattern did not seem to fit as mentioned for Curve-billed. Furthermore, our bird was clearly larger than Andean Tinamou, which we had seen earlier. Curve-billed Tinamou, about the same size as Andean Tinamou, occurs only to 3700m and is in more scrubby habitat, not in this puna landscape (stepp-like highland grassland). More

Order : Tinamiformes
Family : Tinamidae
Genus : Nothoprocta
Species : ornata
Authority : (Gray, 1867)