Birds of Colombia

    GALLIFORMES: Cracidae (Chachalacas, Curassows, Guans)  
Genus: Pauxi (1 species, 3 worldwide)

Pauxi is one of threeo genus of Curassow, the largest 'gamebird' in tropical America (80 cm.).

Helmeted Curassow
Helmeted Curassow (Pauxi pauxi) Endangered
Zoo, Barquisimeto, Venezuela  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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