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Red-legged Seriema closeup, Zoo Parc Overloon

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The Red-legged Seriema or Crested Cariama is a mostly predatory terrestrial bird in the seriema family , included in the "Gruiformes" in the old paraphyletic circumscription, but increasingly placed in a distinct order Cariamiformes . The Red-legged Seriema inhabits grasslands from Brazil south of the Amazon to Uruguay and northern Argentina. The area over which it occurs is estimated at 5.9 million kmĀ², though the bird is not found everywhere in this region of course. The species is absent from.. more

Similar species: Cariamiformes
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Jul 5, 2014. Captured May 28, 2011 15:50.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/6.3
  • 1/400s
  • ISO1400
  • 450mm