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Speckled Chachalaca

Ortalis guttata


Medium sized light brown bird with a speckled breast.


Found in groups perching in lower branches of trees in the Amazon rainforest of SE Ecuador.


They are known to burst out in continuous "chatter" for 15-20 seconds and then quiet again. They can be heard for some distance.

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Morona Santiago, Ecuador

Spotted on Jul 21, 2011
Submitted on Jan 27, 2019

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