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Berlepsch's Tinamou Crypturellus berlepschi

  • Order: Tinamiformes
  • Family: Tinamidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Vitor Gomes

Sounds and Vocal Behavior


The song of Berlepsch's Tinamou is described as "a short and high-pitched (unusually so for a tinamou) piercing whistle, teeeee" (Ridgely and Greenfield 2001b).

For a representative audio recording with sonogram, see audio

There are few available audio recordings of vocalizations of Berlepsch's Tinamou; audio recordings can be heard at Macaulay Library, at xeno-canto, and at Internet Bird Collection.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported, but probably it makes a loud whirring sound with its wings when flushed, as in the case of other tinamous.

Recommended Citation

Gomes, V. (2014). Berlepsch's Tinamou (Crypturellus berlepschi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.