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
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.