The male Curassow was seen infrequently at the Paujil Lodge. On this occasion it turned its back on me and lowered its head as it emitted a very low pitched hmmmm (almost inaudible). The feathers on the back rise as it makes this call. The male also made several thrill whistles before it departed.
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CitationDennis Arendt, IBC1568134. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1568134.
Dennis Arendt, IBC1568134. Video of Blue-billed Curassow Crax alberti at El Paujil Natural Reserve, Colombia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1568134.
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