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Ornate Tinamou

Nothoprocta ornata rostrata

 

El Infiernillo, Tucumán, Argentina.

 

I think this was my first decent shot of a tinamou. This species is however one of the easiest of the family to see. They live in sparse puna habitat in the Andes from northern Peru through Argentina.

 

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Taken on November 5, 2009