Blue-billed Curassow · Crax alberti · Fraser, 26 foreground recordings and 0 background recordings of Crax alberti. Total recording duration Learn more about the Blue-billed curassow – with amazing Blue-billed curassow photos and facts on Arkive. BirdLife International () Species factsheet: Crax alberti. Downloaded from on 29/12/ Recommended citation for factsheets for.

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Male of this Critically Endangered species (this is not a captive bird!).

Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. This large, mainly black species is the only curassow with a distinctive blue cere and wattlesearning the bird its common name 2 5. Which species are on the road alberit recovery? The blue-billed curassow inhabits humid tropical forests in lowlands, foothills and lower mountain slopes, up to 1, m above sea level, but more commonly below m 5.

Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Help complete this species There are many ways to contribute—we need species information, photographs, audio, video, translations, maps, distribution data, and bird sightings.

This information is awaiting authentication by a,berti species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. Family Cracidae chachalacas, curassows, and guans. Search Avibase search Browse by families.

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Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! Crax alberti, Crax alberti alberti, Crax annulata Lithuanian: The reserve, which is named after the local name for this species, El Paujil, is a major refuge for threatened endemic species craz is thought to contain the most significant surviving population of the blue-billed curassow 7. Contribute to Cras Acknowledgements Flickr group Media stats Flickr group members Media wanted Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Fraser’s publication of this name in Athenaeum no.


The blue-billed curassow is the albertj threatened cracid species in the world and amongst the most endangered of all birds 4. Skip to main content. Show Details Hide Details.

A rare barred variety of females has been recorded on the northern slope of the Santa Marta Mountains, which albedti has black-and-white barring on its breast and upper belly, as well as more white plumage on its crest 5.

Curassow reserve is a model of local-meets-global conservation April, http: Craxx befits its name, this large curassow is the only one of its genus to sport blue adornments to the bill.

Blue-billed curassow biology The blue-billed curassow feeds mainly on the ground 5consuming fruit, shoots, invertebrates and perhaps even carrion 2. Infraclass Galloanserae geese, ducks, quails, pheasants, and relatives. Blue-billed curassow Crax alberti.

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Avibase checklists Search Avibase search Browse by families Contribute There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages.

There are many ways to contribute—we need species information, photographs, audio, video, translations, maps, distribution data, and bird sightings. Blue-billed curassow range The blue-billed curassow is confined to a few remnant forest patches crx Northern Colombia 5. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.

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Related taxa Other related concepts Crax alberti x Penelope pileata hybrid Crax alberti x Mitu mitu hybrid Mitu tuberosum x Crax alberti hybrid Crax [alberti x rubra] hybrid Crax [alberti x alector] hybrid Crax [alberti x globulosa] hybrid Crax estudilloi hybrid Crax [alberti x fasciolata] hybrid Crax alberti x Gallus gallus hybrid Other synonyms Catalan: The male is black with a white vent and tip to the tail, and the feathers on the crest alberrti distinctively curled.

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Implementing Urgent Conservation Actions April, http: Additionally, this species is prized by hunters, and is particularly vulnerable during the breeding season because of the conspicuous vocalisations performed by the males, making them easy to locate.

Thus, artificial insemination is being considered as an option for improving results 8. If you are able to help please contact: