Dusky-legged Guan

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. The bird measures an average of 73 centimeters in length and weighs an average of 1.2 kilograms, being very similar in appearance to its smaller relative, the Rusty-margined Guan . Eats fruit, flowers and buds taken from the ground or plucked from tree branches, and acts as a seed disperser for various species of trees and palms, such as the endangered palm Euterpe edulis, or the palms of the Syagrus genus .

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The Dusky-legged Guan is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Dusky-legged Guan (Penelope obscura) is a species of bird in the Cracidae family, the chachalacas, guans, and curassows. It is found in southernmost Brazil, northern Uruguay, Paraguay, and northeastern Argentina; a narrow disjunct range is in northern Argentina extending into south-central Bolivia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. The bird measures an average of 73 centimeters in length and weighs an average of 1. More

I actually saw a Dusky-legged Guan on the Parque das Aves property, although the one in the shot was part of the zoo. Many birds are attracted to the caged birds, and the park is located close the Iguazu National Park in Brazil and Argentina. next (Dusky-legged Guan) last first previous (Crestless Curassow) Dusky-legged Guan Copyright and usage info: My photos are free to use for non-commercial purposes only, provided that you retain the birdphotos.com imprint or visibly display © http://www.birdphotos. More

decisions to improve the conservation of the Dusky-legged guan at a regional scale. This year we have achieved a number of the objectives set for this project, which incorporated with the previous information obtained, have in great measure improved our knowledge of the situation of the dusky-legged guan with regard to the initial state. More

Abstract: The Dusky-legged Guan (Penelope obscura) is the southernmost species of the Cracidae family, inhabits riparian forestes in southern Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. The subspecies P. o. obscura reaches the southern limit of its distribution in the Paran More

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Order : Galliformes
Family : Cracidae
Genus : Penelope
Species : obscura
Authority : Temminck, 1815
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