Order: Tinamiformes | Family: Tinamidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult (undulatus) | Sex: Unknown \ Loc. Madre de Dios, Peru
Age: Adult (undulatus) | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Mato Grosso, Brazil
Age: Adult (yapura) | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manaus area, Brazil
Age: Adult (yapura?) | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Guyana
Status: The Undulated Tinamou is common and has one of the most recognizable vocalizations in the Amazonian lowlands. It favors floodplain forest, varzea forest, and second growth of various ages. It is known to range up to 600 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Perdiz Ondulada o Panguana.
Sub-species: Undulated Tinamou (Crypturellus undulatus yapura) Spix, 1825. E Ecuador, E Peru, NW Brazil; (C. u. undulatus) Temminck, 1815. SE Peru to N Argentina.
Meaning of Name: Crypturellus: Gr. kruptus= hidden, concealed and oura= tail. undulates: L. with waves, wavy, wave.
- 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.