Order: Tinamiformes | Family: Tinamidae | IUCN Status: Near Threatened
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Digital adaptation
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Allpahuyo-Mishana, Loreto
Status: The Gray-legged Tinamou is uncommon in a small region in the Loreto, northeast Peru where it appears restricted to the sandy and nutrient-poor forest (Varillal forest). It also occurs in Co and Br.
Name in Spanish: Perdiz de Pata Gris.
Sub-species: Gray-legged Tinamou (Crypturellus duidae) Zimmer, 1938 Zimmer, 1938.
Meaning of Name: Crypturellus: Gr. kruptus= hidden, concealed and oura= tail. duidae= referring to the region of Duida in Amazonian Venezuela.
- 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.