Andean Tinamou Nothoprocta pentlandii
Version: 1.0 — Published March 14, 2014
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There is little available information on the behavior of Andean Tinamou. This tinamour forages on ground, and is secretive, usually remaining concealed in grass or scrub (Cabot 1992).
There are no published data on territorial defense, maintenance, fidelity, or home range size for Andean Tinamou.
Undescribed for Andean Tinamou. From what is known of the breeding system of other species, "the general rule among tinamous is simultaneous polygyny for males and sequential polyandry for females" (Cabot 1992).
Social and interspecific behavior
Little known, but Andean Tinamou probably is primarily solitary.
No reports of predation on Andean Tinamou?