Little Chachalaca

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

* Little Chachalaca, Ortalis motmot * Buff-browed Chachalaca, Ortalis superciliaris Prehistoric species The cracids have a very poor fossil record, essentially being limited to a few chachalacas. More

The Little Chachalaca (Ortalis motmot) is a small bird found only in the northern part of South America. It grows to about 38 cm (15 inches) in length and lives mostly in trees. It is a member of the Cracidae family, and is found in northern Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana and Venezuela. It may also be found in the far eastern regions of Colombia. References - * BirdLife International (2004). Ortalis motmot. 2006. More

Little Chachalaca (Ortalis motmot) range map Copyright© 2007 Cracid Specialist Group. All rights reserved. Do not redistribute or duplicate this web site in any form. Site created and maintained by BirdPhotos. More

Little Chachalaca - Ortalis motmot Ortalide motmot = Ortalide motmot Le guide ornitho : Les 848 espèces d'Europe en 4000 dessins Gallery : © Marc Chretien Site web : murinus Order : Galliformes Family : Cracidae Species : Little Chachalaca Reference: mach26197 Other pictures Date taken : 1980 Jan Geographic data Country : French Guiana (fg) More

Little Chachalaca (Ortalis motmot) * Least Concern Little Chachalaca (Ortalis motmot) Little Chachalaca (Ortalis motmot) photo More material of this species * 3.5c.c.c.p.c. in ...Brazil, Nov 2007 josé de alencar b... * 3bird perched o...Brazil, Jun 2001 Arthur Grosset * 3Males and fema...Brazil, Jan 1989 josé de alencar b... More

* Little Chachalaca, Ortalis motmot * Buff-browed Chachalaca, Ortalis superciliaris * The guans * Band-tailed Guan, Penelope argyrotis * Bearded Guan, Penelope barbata More

Little Chachalaca Ortalis motmot = Described by: Linnaeus (1766) Alternate common name(s): Variable Chachalaca, Guiana Chachalaca, Rufous-headed Chachalaca, Chestnut-headed Chachalaca Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil - Jul, 2001 More

Stamps showing Little Chachalaca Ortalis motmot Little Chachalaca Ortalis motmot 8.004 Little Chachalaca IOC v2.4: 96 Links will open countrypage in new window - Surinam 18.03. More

Little Chachalaca (Ortalis motmot) = French: Ortalide motmot German: Motmotguan Spanish: Chachalaca Motmot Other common names: Guiana Chachalaca; Rufous headed Chachalaca (ruficeps) Taxonomy: Phasianus Motmot Linnaeus, 1766, Brazil and Guiana = Cayenne. Forms superspecies with O. guttata and O. superciliaris, and probably also with O. leucogastra. Both O. guttata and O. superciliaris have been included in present species (see page 313). Race ruficeps has recently been considered full species by some authors. More

Little Chachalaca Ortalis motmot 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

Little Chachalaca Ortalis motmot = Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil - Jul, 2001 More

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(Ortalis motmot) Little Chachalaca Add this Bird STATISTICS: Total Species on Checklist: 49 Species Reported: 7 RECENT SIGHTINGS IN THIS REGION: West Mexican Chachalaca Map | 02/13/2010 Crested Guan Map | 10/04/2009 Speckled Chachalaca Map | 08/03/2009 Speckled Chachalaca Map | 08/02/2009 Plain Chachalaca Map | 06/28/2009 More

Order : Galliformes
Family : Cracidae
Genus : Ortalis
Species : motmot
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1766)