French: Tocro uru German: Capueirawachtel Spanish: Corcovado urú
Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
O. c. plumbeicollis
Cory, 1915 –
NE Brazil (Ceará, Paraíba#R and Alagoas).
O. c. capueira
(Spix, 1825) – E Paraguay, extreme NE Argentina (Misiones) and E Brazil (Bahia S to SE Mato Grosso and Rio Grande do Sul).
26·5–30 cm; estimated weight of male 457 g, of female 396 g. Bright red bare eyering and eyelid. Sides of head, malar region, chin, throat, breast and belly... read more
Advertising call is a rather slow, repeated and far-carrying “uru...uru...uru...uru...... read more
Atlantic lowland tropical forest, including second-growth forest, to at least 1600 m. Found on... read more
Food and feeding
Berries, especially Phytolacca decandra (Phytolaccaceae); also nuts of Araucaria (Araucariaceae) on forest floor, and... read more
Lays Aug–Nov at least; nest in state of São Paulo in Feb. Monogamous. Nests on ground, sometimes in armadillo holes. In... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Mace Lande: Safe. Considered threatened in state of Minas Gerais and is virtually extinct in lowlands of Rio de Janeiro. Very little... read more
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