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Southern Screamer

chauna torquata


Large (34"), heavy bird that is a good swimmer as well as a good flyer. Non-migratory. It has a defensive spur on each wing, plumes on it's head and has a very loud call (screamer).


Feeds on the ground in grasslands and cultivated fields. Monogamous and mates for life.

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Spotted on Sep 24, 2012
Submitted on Dec 23, 2012

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