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Thicket Tinamou

(Crypturellus cinnamomeus)

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Mid-sized, thick-set bird, brownish with conspicuous dark bars; chest and belly cinnamon; red legs; very small tail; slender bill; to 28cm (11in). (Tinamú Canelo, Gongolona).


Low and middle elevation drier forests of northern Pacific slope; found on the ground.

Found in the following Parks:

Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Thicket Tinamou (Crypturellus cinnamomeus), Costa Rica