Dusky-legged Guan

Penelope obscura - Pénélope yacouhou

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Cracidés

  • Genus
    :

    Penelope

  • Species
    :

    obscura

Descriptor

Temminck, 1815

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 75 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 960 à 1200 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pénélope yacouhou
adult
Pénélope yacouhou
adult

Dusky-legged Guan (Penelope obscura) is a species of bird in the Cracidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Penelope obscura obscura (s Brazil to se Paraguay, Uruguay, ne Argentina)
  • Penelope obscura bronzina (e Brazil)

Foreign names

  • Pénélope yacouhou,
  • Pava oscura,
  • jacuguaçu,
  • Bronzeguan,
  • Grijspootsjakohoen,
  • Guan zampescure,
  • mörkbent guan,
  • Sothokko,
  • šuan tmavý,
  • guan tmavonohý,
  • Mørkbenet Penelopehøne,
  • tummajalkasaku,
  • guan camanegre,
  • penelopa ciemnonoga,
  • Бронзовая пенелопа,
  • クロアシシャクケイ,
  • 乌腿冠雉,
  • 烏腿冠雉,

Voice song and cries

Pénélope yacouhou
adult

Habitat

Pénélope yacouhou
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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