Order: Tinamiformes | Family: Tinamidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult|Sex: Unknown | Loc. Unknown
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult |Sex: Unknown | Loc. Northeast Peru
Status: The Great Tinamou is the most common and widespread of the large Amazonian tinamous. It favors river floodplain and varzea forests and it is known to range up to 800 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Perdiz Grande.
Sub-species: Great Tinamou (Tinamus major peruvianus) Bonaparte, 1856.
Meaning of Name: Tinamus: Tinamu (Galibi) Cayenne Language. Native name for this type of bird. major: L. Largest one.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.