A bird calling in a tree.

A bird calling in a tree.
Species: Crested Guan   Penelope purpurascens
Subspecies: aequatorialis
Author: Richard Garrigues
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Added to IBC: 26 Jun 2012 - 02:33
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Altitude (m): 
43 meters


At least two other individuals were in a nearby tree in the direction this bird flew at the end of the clip.

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Richard Garrigues, IBC1201164. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1201164.

Extended version
Richard Garrigues, IBC1201164. Video of Crested Guan Penelope purpurascens at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1201164.

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