Great Tinamou, Tinamus major, tinamou, bird, costa rica

Great Tinamou (Tinamus major)

Tinamous are one of those bird families that are much easier to hear than to see! Normally you might hear a Tinamou calling early in the morning as you walk along a path in the neotropical rainforest. However, when I visited La Selva biological station in Costa Rica, I was fortunate to be able to get a photo of thisĀ Great Tinamou (Tinamus major) which came walking right towards us! Strange birds, indeed…..

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