Tinamous range in size up to about 50 cm in length and reach weights of about 2 kg. They roost on the ground and lay up to about a dozen eggs per clutch. Females occasionally share the same nest.
- Diet: seeds, insects, termites, small vertebrates such as lizards or mice
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Where to See:
- Burnie D, Wilson DE. 2001. Animal. London: Dorling Kindersley. 624 p.
- Howard L. 2003. Order Tinamiformes. Animal Diversity Web. November 29, 2008.