Order: Tinamiformes | Family: Tinamidae | IUCN Status: Vulnerable
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Sandia, Puno
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown |Loc. Sandia, Puno
Age: Adult |Sex: Unknown | Loc. Sandia, Puno
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manu Road, Cusco
Status: The Hooded Tinamou is the most common and widespread of the large Andean Tinamous. It is known to range between 1300 to 2500 m although higher in some locations. It is found only on the east and south side of the Marañon Valley. It also occurs in Bo.
Name in Spanish: Perdiz de Cabeza Negra.
Sub-species: Hooded Tinamou (Nothocercus nigrocapillus cadwaladeri) Carriker, 1933. NW Peru. also N. n. nigrocapillus (G. R. Gray), 1867. C Peru to Bolivia.
Meaning of Name: Nothocercus: Gr. Nothos= false, spurious; kerkos= the tail. False tail or hidden tail. nigrocapillus: L. Niger: Black and capillus= Cap.
- 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.