Horned Curassow

The Southern Helmeted Curassow is a species of bird in the Cracidae family. It is found in Bolivia and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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The Horned Curassow is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

* Southern Helmeted Curassow or Horned Curassow, Pauxi unicornis * Genus Crax * Great Curassow, Crax rubra * Blue-billed Curassow, Crax alberti * Yellow-knobbed Curassow, Crax daubentoni * Wattled Curassow, Crax globulosa * Red-billed Curassow Crax blumenbachii * Bare-faced Curassow, Crax fasciolata More

Pauxi unicornis, Horned Curassow Crax rubra, Great Curassow Crax alberti, http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.html Classification of birds of South America Part 01: Horned Curassow 28, 29 Crax rubra Great Curassow 30, 30a Crax alberti Blue-billed http://www.eeb.cornell.edu/winkler/botw/sm_taxo.html Sibley-Monroe List: 100 Pauxi unicornis Horned Curassow 101 Crax rubra Great Curassow 102 Crax alberti http://www.nmnh.si.edu/BIRDNET/splists/Galliformescl.html BIRDNET: Galliformes species list: Pauxi pauxi Horned Curassow Pauxi unicornis Great Curassow Crax rubra Blue-knobbed http://www.brown. More

Stamps showing Horned Curassow Pauxi unicornis Horned Curassow Pauxi unicornis Horned Curassow Pauxi unicornis Distribution map for Horned Curassow, range 8.023 Horned Curassow IOC v2.4: 129 Links will open countrypage in new window - Bolivia 11.12.2006 Birds of Pando and Santa Cruz - Peru 04.05. More

Horned Curassow Pauxi unicornis 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Endangered Justification This species qualifies as Endangered because its population is now estimated to be declining very rapidly owing to hunting and habitat destruction. It also has a small range and is known from few locations in a narrow altitudinal band, which is subject to habitat loss. More

lowlands, and the Horned Curassow in the Andean foothills. The Wattled Curassow was found at Hugo's main study site after a 5-hour boat trip down the R More

Horned Curassow Pauxi unicornis = Described by: Bond; Meyer de Schauensee (1939) Alternate common name(s): Southern Helmeted Curassow, Bolivian Helmeted Curassow Old scientific name(s): Crax unicornis Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range Wc. South America; Apparently two populations; (1) Ne. to c. Bolivia. (2) Ec. Peru. Se. More

Order : Galliformes
Family : Cracidae
Genus : Pauxi
Species : unicornis
Authority : Bond & Meyer de Schauensee, 1939