Great Tinamou Tinamus major


Sounds and Vocal Behavior


It emits a loud and distinctive sound, with some pairs of trills and whistles, usually 1 to 4 notes: whi hoooor-ooo hooor-ooo hooor-ooo or whoo hoo-hoo hoo ooohr-ooo ooohr-ooo, etc.

Recommended Citation

Great Tinamou (Tinamus major), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: