A bird feeding on rice, then running around excitedly.

A bird feeding on rice, then running around excitedly.
Species: Grey-winged Trumpeter   Psophia crepitans
Subspecies: crepitans
Author: Pieter de Groot Boersma
Date: 
Saturday, May 28, 2011
Added to IBC: 16 Oct 2011 - 11:26
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Altitude (m): 
267 meters
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These birds are habituated to people. They come for the rice that the owner throws on the ground on a daily basis. Three groups attend this feast, so confrontations between these groups are frequent. This species is also easily found inside the forest, where they are shy.

Citation

Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1193590. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1193590.

Extended version
Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1193590. Video of Grey-winged Trumpeter Psophia crepitans at Brownsberg National Park, Suriname. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1193590.

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