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Cracidae

Salvin’s curassow

Mitu salvini Photo by Thierry Garcia (Reserva Biológica del Rio Bigal) Common name:Salvin’s curassow (en); mutum-de-ventre-branco (pt); hocco de Salvin (fr); paujil culiblanco (es); Salvinhokko (de)Taxonomy:Order GalliformesFamily CracidaeRange:This species is found in the lowlands of southern Colombia and northern Ecuador, east of the Andes.Size:These birds are 75-89 cm long and weigh about 3 kg.Habitat:The Salvin’s […]

Helmeted curassow

Pauxi pauxi Photo by Greg Hume (World Bird Info) Common name:helmeted curassow (en); mutum-de-capacete (pt); hocco à pierre (fr); paují de yelmo (es); helmhokko (de)Taxonomy:Order GalliformesFamily CracidaeRange:This species is found in western Venezuela and northern Colombia. The subspecies P. p. pauxi is found from the Cordillera de la Costa west to the Cordillera de Mérida, […]

Marail guan

Penelope marail Photo by Marc Chrétien (GEPOG) Common name:marail guan (en); jacumirim (pt); pénélope marail (fr); pava marail (es); marailguan (de)Taxonomy:Order GalliformesFamily CracidaeRange:This species is found in northern South America, in the Guyanas, Suriname, eastern Venezuela, and in northern Brazil, north of the Amazon river.Size:These birds are 55-73 cm long and weigh 950-1.150 g.Habitat:The marail […]

Black curassow

Crax aleactor Photo by Patrick Ingremeau (Oiseaux) Common name:black curassow (en); mutum-poranga (pt); hocco alector (fr); paujil negro (es); glattschnabelhokko (de)Taxonomy:Order GalliformesFamily CracidaeRange:This species is found in northern South America, from central Colombia and Venezuela, through the Guyanas and intro Brazil north of the Amazon river.Size:These birds are 85-95 cm long and weigh 3,2-3,6 kg.Habitat:The […]

Horned guan

Oreophasis derbianus Photo by Thor Janson (Revue) Common name:horned guan (en); jacu-cornudo (pt); oréophase cornu (fr); pavón cornudo (es); zapfenguan (de) Taxonomy:Order GalliformesFamily Cracidae Range:This species is found in western and central Guatemala and in the Sierra Madre de Chiapas in southern Mexico. Size:These birds are 81-91 cm long and weigh up to 2,4 kg. […]

Chaco chachalaca

Ortalis canicollis Photo by Ian Barker (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:Chaco chachalaca (en); aracuã-d0-Pantanal (pt); ortalide du Chaco (fr); charata (es); Chacoguan (de)Taxonomy:Order GalliformesFamily CracidaeRange:This South American birds are found in the Chaco region of south-eastern Bolivia, northern Argentina, Paraguay and south-western Mato Grosso, Brazil.Size:These birds are 50-56 cm long and weigh 480-600 g.Habitat:The Chaco chachalaca […]

Black-fronted piping-guan

Pipile jacutinga Photo by Haroldo Palo (Animais em Extinção) Common name: black-fronted piping-guan (en); jacutinga (pt); pénélope à front noir (fr); yacutinga (es); schwarzmaskenguan (de) Taxonomy: Order Galliformes Family Cracidae Range: The black-fronted piping-guan is endemic to the Atlantic forest of south-east Brazil, north-east Argentina and south-east Paraguay. Size: They are 63-74 cm long and […]