Saturday, July 6, 2019

Plain Chachalaca (Ortalis vetula) - 23Oct2017

According to the Cornell website: "The Plain Chachalaca is the only member of the family of guans, currasows, and chachalacas to reach the United States. The family contains approximately 50 species, ranging from Mexico to southern South America, many of which are endangered by over-hunting."

These were seen at the National Butterfly Center in Hidalgo County, TX.

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