Hooded Tinamou Nothocercus nigrocapillus


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Further resources

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Nothocercus nigrocapillus. Downloaded from on 11/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 11/12/2023.