Birds of Colombia

    OPISTHOCOMIFORMES: Opisthocomidae (Hoatzin)  
Genus: Opisthocomus (1 species, 1 worldwide)


Hoatzin
Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin)
Manu, Peru  
   

A very large prehistoric leaf-eating bird with no close relatives. Common around lakes in the Amazon basin.


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