French: Hocco nocturne German: Rothokko Spanish: Paují nocturno
Rio Negro, Brazil
Upper and middle Amazonia in S Venezuela (S Amazonas), SE Colombia, E Ecuador, NE Peru (Amazonas and Loreto), and W & C Brazil E as far as Madeira–Tapajós interfluvium in W Pará#R and S to Rondônia.
50–57·5 cm; one bird 1250 g. Unmistakable. Differs from all other curassows by smaller size and cryptic (mainly rufous or chestnut) plumage in both sexes, with... read more
Vocalizations only given nocturnally, usually on clear but dark nights during dry weather, less... read more
Dense humid forest, in terra firme forest and also permanently or seasonally flooded... read more
Food and feeding
Diet apparently entirely vegetarian, but dataset tiny. Forages, at least partially, during daytime, probably mainly in first few hours... read more
Heard Oct and Jan–Feb and one female laying in Oct, in upper R Negro, Colombia; female incubating in Jan in NE Peru, where species... read more
No information available; presumably sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Status poorly known, but species probably reasonably secure, as parts of large range in W Amazonia still in good state of... read more
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