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Slaty-breasted Tinamou

(Crypturellus boucardi)

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TMid-sized, thick-set bird with dark gray head and chest, brownish back and wings; white throat; red legs; very small tail; slender bill; female with light brown / buffy wing bars; to 28cm (11in). (Tinamú Pizarroso)


Low elevation wet forests of northern Caribbean slope; flound on the ground.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Tortuguero National Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Slaty-breasted Tinamou (Crypturellus boucardi), Costa Rica