Crested Guan

Penelope purpurascens - Pénélope panachée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Cracidés

  • Genus
    :

    Penelope

  • Species
    :

    purpurascens

Descriptor

Wagler, 1830

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 91 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 1620 à 2430 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Crested Guan (Penelope purpurascens) is a species of bird in the Cracidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Penelope purpurascens purpurascens (nw and ne Mexico to Honduras and Nicaragua)
  • Penelope purpurascens aequatorialis (s Honduras to nw Colombia and se Ecuador)
  • Penelope purpurascens brunnescens (n Colombia to e Venezuela)

Foreign names

  • Pénélope panachée,
  • Pava Cojolita,
  • Jacu-de-crista,
  • Rostbauchguan,
  • borzas sakutyúk,
  • Kuifsjakohoen,
  • Guan crestato,
  • Tofsguan,
  • Parykkhokko,
  • šuan chochlatý,
  • guan chocholatý,
  • Toppet Penelopehøne,
  • isosaku,
  • guan crestat,
  • penelopa rdzawobrzucha,
  • Ржавобрюхая пенелопа,
  • カンムリシャクケイ,
  • 紫冠雉,
  • 紫冠雉,

Voice song and cries

Pénélope panachée
adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane

Geographic range

Illustration

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