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Great Tinamou
Tinamus major (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
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Order:
  Tinamiformes
Family:
  Tinamidae
Genus:
  Tinamus

Scientific:
  Tinamus major

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.767 n.63

Protonym:
  Tetrao major

Avibase ID:
  42D72AE118D2DE82

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/42D72AE1

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174401


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Tinamus major major: E Venezuela to the Guianas and ne Brazil
  • Tinamus major percautus: SE Mexico (Yucatán Pen.) to Petén of Guatemala and Belize
  • Tinamus major robustus: Lowlands of se Mexico to Guatemala and n Nicaragua
  • Tinamus major fuscipennis: N Nicaragua to Costa Rica and w Panama
  • Tinamus major castaneiceps: SW Costa Rica and w Panama
  • Tinamus major brunneiventris: S-central Panama
  • Tinamus major saturatus: Pacific slope of e Panama and nw Colombia
  • Tinamus major latifrons: SW Colombia and w Ecuador
  • Tinamus major zuliensis: Tropical ne Colombia and w Venezuela
  • Tinamus major olivascens: Amazonian Brazil
  • Tinamus major serratus: Extreme s Venezuela and adjacent nw Brazil
  • Tinamus major peruvianus: SE Colombia east of the Andes to Bolivia and extreme w Brazil
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Great Tinamou
Czech:
  tinama větší
German:
  Großtinamu
Danish:
  Stor Tinamu
Spanish:
  Tinamú Oliváceo
Finnish:
  isotinami
French:
  Grand Tinamou
Italian:
  Tinamo grosso
Japanese:
  ooshigidachou
Japanese:
  オオシギダチョウ
Dutch:
  Grote Tinamoe
Norwegian:
  Stortinamu
Polish:
  kusacz duzy
Portuguese:
  Inhambu-grande
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Inhambu-de-cabeça-vermelha
Russian:
  Большой тинаму
Slovak:
  tinama veľká
Swedish:
  större tinamo
Chinese:
  大䳍


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Grand Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Grand Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Tinamus major [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Tinamus major [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Great tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Tinamus major [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Tinamus major [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Arawak: Mamu
Catalan: Tinamú olivaci
Carib: Inamu
Czech: Tinama vetší, tinama větší
Danish: Stor Tinamu
German: Großer Tinamu, Großtinamu
Aukan: Mamafoo, Namu
Emerillon: Nãbu
English: Great Tinamou
Spanish: Chinga mayor, Gallito, Macuco Colorado, Tinamú Grande, Tinamú mayor, Tinamú olivaceo, Tinamú Oliváceo
Spanish (Colombia): Tinamú Grande
Spanish (Costa Rica): Tinamú Grande
Spanish (Spain): Tinamú Oliváceo
Spanish (Honduras): gallito
Spanish (Mexico): Tinamú mayor
Spanish (Nicaragua): Tinamú Grande
Spanish (Panama): Tinamú Grande
Spanish (Peru): Perdiz Grande
Spanish (Venezuela): Gallina de Monte
Estonian: suurtinamu
Finnish: Isotinami
French: Grand Tinamou, Tinamou magoua
Guianese Creole French: Pèrdri-poul
Hungarian: nagy tinamu
Italian: Martinetta, Tinamo gigante, Tinamo grosso, Tinamo maggiore
Japanese: ooshigidachou
Japanese: オオシギダチョウ
Karipúna Creole French: Pedi'hí
Latin: Tinamus major, Tinamus major major
Lithuanian: Didysis tinamas
Dutch: Grote Tinamoe
Norwegian: Stortinamu
Wayampi: Inãmu
Palikúr: Inamú
Polish: kusacz duzy, kusacz duży
Portuguese: inambu-serra, inhambuaçu, inhambu-de-cabeça-, inhambu-de-cabeça-vermelha, inhambu-galinha, Inhambu-grande, inhambu-serra, inhambu-toró, macuco, macuco-do-Pantanal
Portuguese (Brazil): inambu-serra, inhambuaçu, Inhambu-de-cabeça-vermelha, inhambu-galinha, inhambu-grande, inhambu-serra, inhambu-toró, macuco, macuco-do-Pantanal
Portuguese (Portugal): Inhambu-de-cabeça-vermelha
Russian: большой тинаму
Slovak: tinama veľká
Saramaccan: Anamú, Mamafóu
Sranan: Mamafowru-anamu
Swedish: Större tinamo
Turkish: Büyük Tinamu
Wayana: Holoho
Chinese: 大䳍, 大(共鸟)
Chinese (Traditional): 大(共鳥)

 

         

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