Order
Tinamiformes
Family
Tinamidae
Genus
Crypturellus
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Version 1.0

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SPECIES

Berlepsch's Tinamou Crypturellus berlepschi

Vitor Gomes
Version: 1.0 — Published February 28, 2014

Behavior

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Behavior

Berlepsch's Tinamou forages on the ground, but otherwise the behavior of this species is very poorly known. As is typical of most species of forest-inhabiting tinamous, Berlepsch's Tinamou is secretive and rarely seen.

Territoriality

There are no published data on territorial defense, maintenance, or fidelity for Berlepsch’s Tinamou.

Sexual Behavior

Undescribed for Berlepsch's 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 apparently Berlepsch's Tinamou is solitary (Ridgely and Greenfield 2001b).

Predation

No reports of predation on Berlepsch's Tinamou?

Recommended Citation

Gomes, V. (2014). Berlepsch's Tinamou (Crypturellus berlepschi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.bertin1.01