|Genus:|| Nothocercus |
Nothocercus is a genus of birds in the Tinamou family. Most of this family are flightless birds, with nothocerus being the exception, as they can fly, albeit, not too well. This genus comprises three members of this South American family.
The species are:
- Nothocercus bonapartei, Highland Tinamou located in the Andes of Colombia, Ecuador, northern Peru, western Venezuela, and the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panama
- Nothocercus bonapartei frantzii located in Costa Rica and western Panama
- Nothocercus bonapartei bonapartei located in northwestern Venezuela and northern Colombia
- Nothocercus bonapartei discrepans located in central Colombia
- Nothocercus bonapartei intercedens located in western Colombia
- Nothocercus bonapartei plumbeiceps located in eastern Ecuador and northern Peru
- Nothocercus julius, Tawny-breasted Tinamou located in the Andes of central Colombia, far western Venezuela, locally in Ecuador, and south central Peru
- Nothocercus nigrocapillus, Hooded Tinamou located in the Andes of Peru, and Bolivia
- Brands, Sheila (Aug 14 2008). "Systema Naturae 2000 / Classification, Genus Nothocercus". Project: The Taxonomicon. Retrieved Feb 04 2009. Check date values in:
- Clements, James (2007). The Clements Checklist of the Birds of the World (6 ed.). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. ISBN 978 0 8014 4501 9.
- Davies, S.J.J.F. (2003). "Tinamous". In Hutchins, Michael. Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. 8 Birds I Tinamous and Ratites to Hoatzins (2 ed.). Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group. pp. 57–59. ISBN 0 7876 5784 0.
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