Species names in all available languages
|English (United States)||Little Tinamou|
|Spanish (Costa Rica)||Tinamú Chico|
|Spanish (Ecuador)||Tinamú Chico|
|Spanish (Honduras)||Tinamú Pequeño|
|Spanish (Mexico)||Tinamú Menor|
|Spanish (Panama)||Tinamú Chico|
|Spanish (Peru)||Perdiz Chica|
|Spanish (Spain)||Tinamú chico|
Little Tinamou Crypturellus soui
Version: 1.0 — Published July 29, 2011
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Distribution in the Americas
The Little Tinamou is resident from southeastern Mexico south through Central America to northwestern South America, in the Amazon and Orinoco basins, and in southeastern Brazil's Atlantic rainforest.
Distribution outside the Americas
Endemic to the Americas.
Inhabits humid tropical and subtropical forests, preferring areas with dense scrub, young forests with secondary growth, in thickets and plantations. It is found from sea level to 1500 m.