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Cauca Guan

Penelope perspicax


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.


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


Seen at Otún-Quimbaya Flora and Fauna Sanctuary.

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1 Comment

p.young713 12 years ago

Cool photo!!

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Armenia, Quindío, Colombia

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

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