Status: No accepted records.
Taxonomy: There are 10 subspecies currently recognized in its southern South American range (Clements et al 2016).
Comments: An introduction of 89 birds made on the True Howard Ranch near Benkelman 11 Sep 1970 (Cortelyou 1971) was unsuccessful (Johnsgard 1980).
Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, accessed 11 January 2018.
Cortelyou, R.G. 1971. Crested Tinamou. NBR 39: 39.
Johnsgard, P.A. 1980. A preliminary list of the birds of Nebraska and adjacent Great Plains states. Published by the author, Lincoln, NE.
Silcock, W.R., and J.G. Jorgensen. 2018. Elegant-crested Tinamou (Cygnus buccinator), Version 1.0. In Birds of Nebraska — Online. www.BirdsofNebraska.org