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Cauca Guan

Penelope perspicax

Description:

It is a bird in the chachalaca, guan and curassow family Cracidae. This bird is endangered due to a severe loss of suitable habitat, and is also hunted for food. The current population estimate is less than one thousand individuals.

Habitat:

Inhabits on the west slopes of the West and Central Andes (Risaralda, Quindío, Valle del Cauca and Cauca), Colombia.

Notes:

Seen at Otún-Quimbaya Flora and Fauna Sanctuary.

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p.young713
p.young713 2 years ago

Cool photo!!

Armenia, Quindío, Colombia

Lat: 4.74, Long: -75.60

Spotted on Jan 10, 2012
Submitted on Jan 16, 2012

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