Crested Guan

(Penelope purpurascens)

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Crested Guan

Penelope purpurascens
Photo by Sara Whitby


Scientific Information

Other Names: Purple Guan

Subspecies: P. p. purpurascens, P. p. aequatorialis, P. p. brunnescens

Range: Southern Mexico through Central America to western Ecuador and northern Venezuela.

Habitat: Tropical forest

Status in Wild: Declining.




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(l to r): 1, Sara Whitby.



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  • Cracid Specialist Group - CSG's most important objectives is bringing the Family Cracidae to the global attention of conservationists, and to stimulate additional research and world-wide interest in these Endangered birds.
  • Crested Guan - Mangoverde World Bird Guide Species Page; Images & Sounds.
  • Wikipedia - Crested Guan - Wikipedia's species page.



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