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Plain Chachalaca

Ortalis vetula

Description:

A bird that strongly resembles the offspring of a dinosaur and a chicken.

Habitat:

Scrubby forest of southernmost Texas along the Rio Grande.

Notes:

These were everywhere and quite wonderful.

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ursulav
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ursulav

San Juan, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 10, 2014
Submitted on Apr 12, 2014

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