Tinamou, Elegant Crested

Tinamou, Elegant Crested

Eudromia elegans

Vital Statistics

Height:

15 inches

Weight:

1 1/2 - 1 3/4 lbs

Diet:

Aviary mix and mealworms

Conservation:

Status: Least Concern

Geographic Region

Grasslands and woodlands of Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia and Northern Chile

At The Zoo

Faces of the Rainforest

Did You Know?

Male tinamous incubate the eggs and raise the young.