Taxon profile


Great Tinamou
Tinamus major (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Tinamiformes »  family Tinamidae - tinamous »  genus Tinamus

Near Threatened NT

Included taxa

Number of records: 12

subspecies Tinamus major brunneiventris Aldrich, 1937
subspecies Tinamus major castaneiceps Salvadori, 1895
subspecies Tinamus major fuscipennis Salvadori, 1895
subspecies Tinamus major latifrons Salvadori, 1895
subspecies Tinamus major major (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)
subspecies Tinamus major olivascens Conover, 1937
subspecies Tinamus major percautus van Tyne, 1935
subspecies Tinamus major peruvianus Bonaparte, 1856
subspecies Tinamus major robustus P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1868
subspecies Tinamus major saturatus Griscom, 1929
subspecies Tinamus major serratus (von Spix, 1825)
subspecies Tinamus major zuliensis Osgood & Conover, 1922

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Tinamus major]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22678148]

Bird Life [] [as Tinamus major (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Tinamus major (Gmelin, JF, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [], American Ornithologists' Union [as Tinamus major]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Tinamus major J. F. Gmelin, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Tinamus major (Gmelin, 1789)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Tinamus major]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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