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Red-billed Curassow (Crax blumenbachii) Taken in August 2015, at Parque das Aves (Bird Park), in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. Known as Mutum-do-sudeste, in Portuguese. Brazil,Cracidae,Crax,Crax blumenbachii,Curassow,Galliformes,Geotagged,Red-knobbed Curassow,South America,Winter,bird Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Red-billed Curassow (Crax blumenbachii)

Taken in August 2015, at Parque das Aves (Bird Park), in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. Known as Mutum-do-sudeste, in Portuguese.

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The Red-knobbed Curassow or Red-billed Curassow, ''Crax blumenbachii'', is an endangered species of Cracid that is endemic to lowland Atlantic Forest in the states of Espírito Santo, Bahia and Minas Gerais in southeastern Brazil. Its population is decreasing due to hunting and deforestation, and it has possibly been extirpated from Minas Gerais. It is currently being reintroduced to Rio de Janeiro by means of individuals bred in captivity. As suggested by its common name, the male has a largely.. more

Similar species: Chicken-like Birds
Species identified by Natalia Cara
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By Natalia Cara

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Uploaded Jul 26, 2016. Captured Jul 26, 2016 10:31 in Av. das Cataratas, Foz do Iguaçu - PR, Brazil.