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SPECIES INFO

The White-crested Guan (Penelope pileata) is a species of bird in the Cracidae family, the chachalacas, guans, and curassows. It is found only in regions of the southeast Amazon Basin of Brazil. The species is restricted to the southern riverbank of the Amazon River; also eastwards, the south bank of the Pará River south of Marajó Island at the Amazon River's outlet. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Source
  • BirdLife International 2004. Penelope pileata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007.

External links
  • White-crested Guan videos on the Internet Bird Collection
  • White-crested Guan photo gallery VIREO Photo-High Res
  • Photo-High Res


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