The Andean Tinamou is approximately 27 cm (11 in) in length. Its upper parts are greyish-brown to olive brown and barred with black and white. Its breast is grey and spotted with white or buff, its belly is buff or whitish and its crown is black, the sides of its head and throat are mottled grey, and its tail is small and hidden.
Habitat and Distribution
This bird is found commonly in the Andes of South America. It can also be found in the Andes of Ecuador, northern Chile, Peru, Bolivia and northwestern Argentina.It prefers subtropical and tropical shrubland at 800 to 4,100 m (2,600 to 13,500 ft) altitude.
Calls and Songs
Credit: Andean Tinamou on Wikipedia