Red-winged tinamou Archive

15 Mar 2013

What do Red-winged tinamou eat?

What do Red-winged tinamou eat?  It is sedentary, feeding on the ground on seeds, tubers, and fruit. In the summer it takes more animal food, including earthworms, termites, and other insects. It digs for food with its bill, and so is unpopular on newly sown cropland.