female with chick

female with chick
Species: Blue-billed Curassow   Crax alberti
Author: Dennis Arendt
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Added to IBC: 10 Mar 2019 - 22:55
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Altitude (m): 
218 meters


This female appeared at lunchtime outside the kitchen building at the Paujil Lodge.  Leftover rice had been put out for the birds.  There were four or five females in the area and one male.  Only one female had a chick companion.

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Curassows and Related Birds
The original monography from 1973 by J. Delacour and D. Amadon included wonderful illustrations by A.E. Gilbert. This essential new edition contains all the original drawings and plates as well as stunning new plates by A.E. Gilbert illustrating the chicks of some of the species, and incorporates the plates from the Handbook of the Birds of the World corresponding to this family


Dennis Arendt, IBC1568137. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1568137.

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Dennis Arendt, IBC1568137. Video of Blue-billed Curassow Crax alberti at El Paujil Natural Reserve, Colombia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1568137.

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