Berlepsch's Tinamou Crypturellus berlepschi
Version: 1.0 — Published February 28, 2014
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The reproductive biology of Berlepsch's Tinamou is almost completely unknown. Specimens in breeding condition were collected in Chocó, Colombia in February (Hilty and Brown 1986). Ridgely and Greenfield (2001a) mention a nest encountered in Ecuador, but do not give a date or describe the nest; the nest site, however, was mentioned as "inside forest (away from any stream)", although local informants reported that this species also regularly breeds "in the borders of mixed-culture plantations". The nest itself presumably is little more than a scrape on the ground, and the eggs are glossy and unmarked.