Of the genus Tinamus one species was obtained, the variegated tinamou (T. Variegatus).
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. II." by John L. Stephens
This way of taking the tinamou may seem unsportsmanlike.
"Birds and Man" by W. H. Hudson
When surprised on the open ground the Ypecaha lies close, like a Tinamou, refusing to rise until almost trodden upon.
"Argentine Ornithology, Volume II (of 2)" by P. L. Sclater
Another bird sure to interest the sportsman is the Patagonian prairie chicken known as the tinamou.
"The Gold Diggings of Cape Horn" by John R. Spears