Grey Tinamou Tinamus tao

Family: Tinamidae (Tinamous)

Authority: Temminck, 1815

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c

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Justification of Red List category

Based on a model of future deforestation in the Amazon basin, the species's sensitivity to habitat fragmentation and disturbance and its vulnerability to hunting, it is suspected that the population of this species will decline rapidly over the next three generations, and it is therefore classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 100000-499999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 8,520,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Tinamus tao. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.