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The world's most endangered tinamous


Chart: conservation status of the world's tinamous
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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species evaluates the conservation status of plant and animal species. The list is based on scientific assessment of an organism's status by experts.

Conservation status of the world's tinamous


Species comprising the chart above include:

FamilyScientific nameCommon name(s)Red List statusPopulation trend
TINAMIDAECrypturellus kerriaeChoco Tinamou, Chocó TinamouVUdecreasing
TINAMIDAENothocercus nigrocapillusHooded TinamouVUdecreasing
TINAMIDAENothoprocta taczanowskiiTaczanowski's TinamouVUdecreasing
TINAMIDAENothura minorLesser NothuraVUdecreasing
TINAMIDAETaoniscus nanusDwarf TinamouVUdecreasing
TINAMIDAETinamus osgoodiBlack TinamouVUdecreasing
TINAMIDAETinamus taoGray Tinamou, Grey TinamouVUdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus atrocapillusBlack-capped TinamouNTunknown
TINAMIDAECrypturellus duidaeGray-legged Tinamou, Grey-legged TinamouNTdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus noctivagusYellow-legged TinamouNTdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus transfasciatusPale-browed TinamouNTdecreasing
TINAMIDAETinamus guttatusWhite-throated TinamouNTdecreasing
TINAMIDAETinamus majorGreat TinamouNTdecreasing
TINAMIDAETinamus solitariusSolitary TinamouNTdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus bartlettiBartlett's TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus berlepschiBerlepsch's TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus boucardiSlaty-breasted TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus brevirostrisRusty TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus casiquiareBarred TinamouLCstable
TINAMIDAECrypturellus cinereusCinereous TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus cinnamomeusThicket TinamouLCstable
TINAMIDAECrypturellus erythropusRed-legged TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus obsoletusBrown TinamouLCstable
TINAMIDAECrypturellus parvirostrisSmall-billed TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus ptaritepuiTepui Tinamou, Tepuí TinamouLCstable
TINAMIDAECrypturellus souiLittle TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus strigulosusBrazilian TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus tataupaTataupa TinamouLCstable
TINAMIDAECrypturellus undulatusUndulated TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAECrypturellus variegatusVariegated TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAEEudromia elegansElegant Crested-tinamou, Elegant Crested Tinamou, Elegant Crested-TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAEEudromia formosaQuebracho Crested-tinamou, Quebracho Crested Tinamou, Quebracho Crested-TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAENothocercus bonaparteiHighland TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAENothocercus juliusTawny-breasted TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAENothoprocta cinerascensBrushland TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAENothoprocta curvirostrisCurve-billed TinamouLCstable
TINAMIDAENothoprocta ornataOrnate TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAENothoprocta pentlandiiAndean TinamouLCstable
TINAMIDAENothoprocta perdicariaChilean TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAENothura boraquiraWhite-bellied NothuraLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAENothura chacoensisChaco NothuraLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAENothura darwiniiDarwin's NothuraLCincreasing
TINAMIDAENothura maculosaSpotted NothuraLCincreasing
TINAMIDAERhynchotus maculicollisHuayco TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAERhynchotus rufescensRed-winged TinamouLCdecreasing
TINAMIDAETinamotis ingoufiPatagonian TinamouLCstable
TINAMIDAETinamotis pentlandiiPuna TinamouLCstable


This table and chart was last updated on August 8, 2012, based on data downloaded from the IUCN Red List site. For a species profile, click on its scientific name.





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