French: Pénélope à ventre roux German: Rotbrustguan Spanish: Pava ventrirrufa
nas Frechas and Engenho do Pari, near Cuyabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Scattered localities in C Brazil, from W & S Tocantins and W Goiás to NC Minas Gerais, S Mato Grosso and N Mato Grosso do Sul#R. Possibly to be found also in adjacent areas of Bolivia, where appropriate habitat widespread.
67·5–75 cm. Sexes alike, except that male apparently has reddish eye, greyish in female, and legs are also more reddish in female (versus pale rust brown).... read more
Very little published information. Loud wing-whirring display is given mostly around dawn. In alarm... read more
Typically occurs in swampy woods of deciduous trees and also savannas, in lowlands. Probably... read more
Food and feeding
Virtually no information available. Recorded feeding on flowers of Tabebuia impetiginosa (Bignoniaceae) and Vismia... read more
Season suspected to be Oct–Nov, at least in Pantanal of Mato Grosso. Clutch size recorded as consisting of two eggs. No further... read more
No information available, but presumably sedentary.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Endemic to Cerrado biome sensu lato. Populations only partly protected. Has been considered very rare; in contrast, some authorities state species to be... read more
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