French: Pénélope à front blanc German: Weißbrauenguan Spanish: Pava yacucaca
near Poçoens Encima, Bahia, Brazil
Interior of NE Brazil from S Maranhão E across Piauí, Ceará, Paraíba and Pernambuco, S to Alagoas, Bahia and NE Minas Gerais.
65–70 cm. Conspicuous white supercilium with a narrow black line below, separating it from bare skin on sides of face. Sexes may differ in colour of irides, being more... read more
Poorly described in literature until recently, but apparently largely typical of genus. Wing-... read more
Inhabits dry areas of stunted semi-deciduous forest, angical (open woodland largely... read more
Food and feeding
No detailed information available on diet, but apparently visits Ziziphus joazeiro (Rhamnaceae) trees to feed and seeds of ... read more
Very few data available. Season unstated (though see Voice), but lays 2–3 white eggs, mean size 68 mm × 50 mm, mass 92 g, in a... read more
No information available, but presumably sedentary, performing only short-range movements in... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Formerly considered Near Threatened. Total population estimated at fewer than 10,000 individuals. Occurs in three subpopulations: NE of R São Francisco, S... read more
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