Birds of Colombia

    GALLIFORMES: Cracidae (Chachalacas, Curassows, Guans)  
Genus: Chamaepetes (1 species, 2 worldwide)

Sickle-winged Guan
Sickle-winged Guan (Chamaepetes goudotii)
Zoo, Peru
  Note blue face and rufous breast.
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A medium-sized guan, and perhaps the most common guan. Sometimes solitary, but sometimes in groups.

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