Tepui Tinamou Crypturellus ptaritepui

  • Order: Tinamiformes
  • Family: Tinamidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Vitor Gomes and Guy M. Kirwan


Conservation Status

The known range of Tepui Tinamou is small, but the population trend appears to be stable. The IUCN Red List conservation status for Tepui Tinamou is assessed as Least Concern (BirdLife International 2014).

Effects of human activity on populations

Fire, subsistence agriculture and hunting may present some level of threat to Tepui Tinamou (BirdLife International 2014).

Recommended Citation

Gomes, V. and G. M. Kirwan (2014). Tepui Tinamou (Crypturellus ptaritepui), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.teptin1.01