Tinamou, Elegant Crested

Tinamou, Elegant Crested

Eudromia elegans

Vital Statistics

Height:

15 inches

Weight:

1 1/2 - 1 3/4 lbs

Diet:

Aviary mix and mealworms

Conservation:

Status: Least Concern

Geographic Region

Grasslands and woodlands of Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia and Northern Chile

At The Zoo

Greenhouse located at the start of the Feinstein Junior Scholar Wetlands Trail.

Did You Know?

Male tinamous incubate the eggs and raise the young.