Hoatzin

Opisthocomus hoazin - Hoazin huppé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Opisthocomiformes

  • Family
    :

    Opisthocomidés

  • Genus
    :

    Opisthocomus

  • Species
    :

    hoazin

Descriptor

Müller, PLS, 1776

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 70 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 700 à 900 g
Longevity

8 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Hoazin huppé
adult
Hoazin huppé
adult

Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) is a species of bird in the Opisthocomidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Hoazin huppé,
  • Hoazín,
  • cigana,
  • Hoatzin,
  • hoacin,
  • Hoatzin,
  • Hoazin,
  • hoatzin,
  • Hoatzin,
  • hoacin chochlatý,
  • hoacin chocholatý,
  • Hoatzin,
  • hoatsin,
  • hoatzín,
  • hoacyn,
  • Гоацин,
  • ツメバケイ,
  • 麝雉,
  • 麝雉,

Voice song and cries

Hoazin huppé
adult

Habitat

Hoazin huppé
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Hoazin huppé
published: - Updated: 02-09-2015
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