Blue-billed Curassow · Crax alberti · Fraser, 26 foreground recordings and 0 background recordings of Crax alberti. Total recording duration Learn more about the Blue-billed curassow – with amazing Blue-billed curassow photos and facts on Arkive. BirdLife International () Species factsheet: Crax alberti. Downloaded from on 29/12/ Recommended citation for factsheets for.

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Avibase is also available in the following languages: Total population currently estimated at — individuals. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. The Animal Diversity Web is an educational akberti written largely by and for college students.

The blue-billed curassow feeds mainly on the ground 5consuming fruit, shoots, invertebrates and perhaps even carrion 2.

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Blue-billed curassow biology The blue-billed curassow feeds mainly on the ground 5consuming fruit, shoots, invertebrates and perhaps even carrion 2. Wattles Bare fleshy skin that hangs from the bill, throat or eye of birds. Movements No information available; presumably sedentary. Additionally, this species is prized by hunters, and is particularly vulnerable during the breeding season because of the conspicuous vocalisations performed by the males, albert them easy to locate.

Blue-billed curassow threats The blue-billed curassow has been dramatically impacted by the rapid rate of deforestation across its range due to the expansion of agriculture, cattle farming, mining activities, logging operations and human population growth 2 6. Each checklist can frax viewed with photos shared by the birding community, and also printed as PDF checklists for field use.


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Food and feeding Very little information available on diet, but takes tough-shelled Fabaceae fruits and has also been observed consuming worms and insects; Other related concepts Crax alberti x Penelope alberyi hybrid Crax alberti x Mitu mitu hybrid Mitu tuberosum x Crax alberti hybrid Crax [alberti x rubra] hybrid Crax [alberti x alector] hybrid Crax [alberti x globulosa] hybrid Crax estudilloi hybrid Crax [alberti x fasciolata] hybrid Crax alberti x Gallus gallus hybrid.

Help us share the zlberti of the natural world. There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages. Additional Information Encyclopedia of Life. The Blue-billed Curassow is endemic to northern Colombia, where its populations are now highly fragmented and usually tiny, although an active conservation program is albreti to redress this.

Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Blue-billed curassow Crax alberti. Also known as Blue-knobbed curassow. Monogamy Mating with a single partner. Voice Males boom from craz ground, each song phrase being a 4—5-syllable series of deep notes To cite this page: Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and apberti be updated as soon as possible.

A rare barred variety of females has been recorded on the northern slope of the Santa Marta Mountains, which also has black-and-white barring on its breast and upper belly, as well as more white plumage on its crest 5. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Species Crax alberti blue-billed curassow.


Close-up of a male bird

The reserve, which is named after the local name for this craz, El Paujil, is a major refuge for threatened endemic species and is thought to contain the most significant surviving population of the blue-billed curassow 7. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

Although never known to be common, species has suffered a serious decline and is now Find out more For more information on the blue-billed curassow see: Crax Alberti Avibase ID: Your sightings No sightings Add to a lifelist: Crax alberti blue-billed curassow Also: Sadly, loss and fragmentation of habitat only serves to facilitate easier access to the bird for poachers 2. Family Cracidae chachalacas, curassows, and guans.

Has hybridized in captivity with C. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island.

Blue-billed curassow

Superclass Gnathostomata jawed vertebrates. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support.

This large, mainly black species is the only curassow with a distinctive blue cere and wattlesearning the bird its common name 2 5.