Tinamous

Some articles on tinamous, tinamou:

List Of Birds Of Trinidad And Tobago - Tinamous
... The tinamous are one of the most ancient groups of bird ... Name Binomial Status Little Tinamou Crypturellus soui Trinidad only ...
Huayco Tinamou - Taxonomy
... All tinamous are from the family Tinamidae, and in the larger scheme are also ratites ... Unlike other ratites, tinamous can fly, although in general, they are not strong fliers ... All ratites evolved from prehistoric flying birds, and Tinamous are the closest living relative of these birds ...
Paleognathae - Description
... The tinamous of Central and South America are primarily terrestrial, though they fly weakly ... Tinamous have very short tail feathers, giving them an almost tailess aspect ... Tinamous have a very long, keeled, breastbone with an unusual three-pronged shape ...
Tinamou - Taxonomy and Phylogeny
... They range in size from the Dwarf Tinamou at 15 cm (6 in) and 42 grams (1.5 oz) to the Gray Tinamou at 48 cm (17 in) and 1.6 kg (3.7 lbs) ... in 2010 found that one of the closest ratite cousins of Tinamou was the moa from New Zealand and that the moa was more distantly related to the emu and cassowary than had been thought ... Tinamous are divided into two subfamilies, Nothurinae, the aridland tinamous, and Tinaminae, forest tinamous ...
White-bellied Nothura - Taxonomy
... All tinamous are from the family Tinamidae, and in the larger scheme are also ratites ... Unlike other ratites, tinamous can fly, although in general, they are not strong fliers ... All ratites evolved from prehistoric flying birds, and tinamous are the closest living relative of these birds ...