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Hoatzin in Flight  Hoatzin,Laguna Negra,Opisthocomus hoazin,San José del Guaviare Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (6)

  1. Ooohhhh, nice one again! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Yes thanks, they seemed less shy of flying - certainly more so than I've seen in Venezuela or Costa Rica Posted 3 years ago
  2. Wonderful capture. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you - right place, right time Posted 3 years ago
  3. Amazing! I have never seen them fly! Posted 3 years ago
    1. They were away from the usual arums Posted 3 years ago

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The hoatzin, also known as the stinkbird, or Canje pheasant, is a species of tropical bird found in swamps, riparian forests, and mangroves of the Amazon and the Orinoco Delta in South America. It is notable for having chicks that possess claws on two of their wing digits.

Similar species: Hoatzin
Species identified by NattyOne
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Uploaded Jan 28, 2020. Captured Jul 30, 2019 14:44.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/3158s
  • ISO2500
  • 200mm