Genus Tinamus


White-throated Tinamou - All tinamou are from the family Tinamidae, and in the larger scheme are also Ratites. Unlike other Ratites, Tinamous can fly, although in general, they are not strong fliers. All ratites evolved from prehistoric flying birds, and Tinamous are the closest living relative of these birds.


Black Tinamou - The Black Tinamou is a species of ground bird found in humid foothill and montane forest in the Andes of South America. This threatened species is among the largest tinamous.


Solitary tinamou - The Solitary Tinamou Tinamus solitarius is a species of paleognath ground bird. This species is native to Atlantic forest of eastern Brazil.


Grey Tinamou - The Grey Tinamou is a type of ground bird found throughout western and northern Brazil, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru, Colombia east of the Andes, northern Venezuela, northern Bolivia, and Guyana.

Order : Tinamiformes
Family : Tinamidae
Genus : Tinamus