Thursday, November 22, 2012

Yellow-legged Tinamou

At the first it looks like Solitary Tinamou eggs, (which is more common in the upper part of the park), except for the size, which is smaller, this Yellow-legged Tinamou nest was found by the Park rangers, at Saibadela Nucleus next to Carlos Botelho State Park. Yellow-legged Tinamou are found only on the lower altitudes, specially in Saibadela Nucleus. According to Birdlife, this species is classified as Near Threatened as population is declining.


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