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Corcovado Peninsula, Guanacaste
Costa Rica


Make Nikon D300S
Lens Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6G   at 405 mm
Exposure 1/125, f/5.6, ISO 3200 
Image size 700 x 684 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Tinamiformes   Family  Tinamidae

Deutsch  Großtinamu Dutch  Grote Tinamoe
Italian  Tinamo grosso Spanish  Tinamú Oliváceo


Although Great Tinamous are generally described as mostly grayish brown, a blue tint has been recorded in some photos (see below). Note that the blue tint is not a reflection of the foliage, since the background is dull brown.

Grand Tinamou


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Great Tinamou
Tinamus major
Grand Tinamou

Danielle HOCK