The Great Tinamou (Tinamus major) is the most ancient of birds in Costa Rica. Its call is ancient-sounding, simple, quavering, primieval. In this sample one calls in the distance at La Selva, then is answered by another right at our feet!
Douglas Von Gausig (recordist; copyright holder), Naturesongs.com
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