Status: No accepted records.
Taxonomy: There are 10 subspecies currently recognized in its southern South American range (Clements et al 2019).
Comments: An introduction of 89 birds made on the True Howard Ranch near Benkelman, Dundy Co 11 Sep 1970 (Cortelyou 1971) was unsuccessful (Johnsgard 2013, Mollhoff 2022).
Clements, J.F., T.S. Schulenberg, M.J. Iliff, S.M. Billerman, T.A. Fredericks, B.L. Sullivan, and C.L Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist; accessed Jul 2020.
Cortelyou, R.G. 1971. Crested Tinamou. NBR 39: 39.
Johnsgard, P.A. 2013. The Birds of Nebraska (revised edition). Published by the author, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1016&context=zeabook.
Mollhoff, W.J. 2022. Nest records of Nebraska birds. Nebraska Ornithologists’ Union Occasional Paper Number 9.
Silcock, W.R., and J.G. Jorgensen. 2022. Elegant-crested Tinamou (Cygnus buccinator). In Birds of Nebraska — Online. www.BirdsofNebraska.org
Birds of Nebraska – Online
Updated 28 Feb 2022