Southern Screamer

Chauna torquata - Kamichi à collier

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anhimidés

  • Genus
    :

    Chauna

  • Species
    :

    torquata

Descriptor

Oken, 1816

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 95 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 4000 à 4500 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Southern Screamer (Chauna torquata) is a species of bird in the Anhimidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Kamichi à collier,
  • Chajá Común,
  • Tacha,
  • Halsband-Wehrvogel,
  • örvös csája,
  • Kuifhoenderkoet,
  • Kaimichi meridionale,
  • Tofsvärnfågel,
  • Kragegjeterfugl,
  • čaja obojková,
  • čája obojková,
  • Sorthalset Chaja,
  • töyhtöromisko,
  • txajà emplomallat,
  • skrzydłoszpon obrożny,
  • Хохлатая паламедея,
  • カンムリサケビドリ,
  • 冠叫鸭,
  • 冠叫鴨〔南方叫鴨〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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Sources of information

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