Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani), , Fernando Igor de Godoy, , , Brazil, Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, , alarm call. FCF Scientific Name, Crotophaga ani. Location, Sacha Lodge, Oriente, Ecuador. Specimen Condition, Live Specimen. Source, Smooth-billed Ani. Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Sint Eustatius); Brazil; Cayman.

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This licensing tag was added to this file as part of the GFDL licensing update. It is a resident breeding species from southern Florida crorophaga, the Bahamasthe Caribbeanparts of Central Americasouth to western EcuadorBraziland northern Argentina. Crotophaga ani Linnaeus Ctotophaga number of females lay their chalky blue eggs in the nest and then share incubation and feeding. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Crotophaga Ani Linnaeus, Jamaica. A number of females lay their eggs in the nest and then share incubation and feeding.

These are very gregarious species, always found in noisy groups. They are essentially tropical New World birds, although the range of two species just reaches the United States. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. The anis are large black birds with a long tail and a deep ridged black bill.


This ani rcotophaga found in open and semi-open country and areas under cultivation. This article is about the birds. Retrieved from ” https: Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. To make the most of all of HBW’s features, discover our subscriptions now!

Ani (bird)

Anis feed on termiteslarge insects and even lizards and frogs. Incubation is 13—15 days, with another 10 days to fledging.

Each female is capable of laying up to seven eggs, and nests have been found containing up to 29 eggs, but it is rare for more than ten to hatch. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Views View Edit History. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Fossils of two ani species have been found from Pleistocene rocks, dated to between 1.

Crotophaga Linnaeus Study of cranial osteology indicated that this species is sister to C. Only members are able to post public comments. This page was last edited on 14 Augustat Status and conservation Not globally threatened Least Concern. Media related to Crotophaga at Wikimedia Commons. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.

Food and feeding Insects, mainly grasshoppers, also mantids, fireflies, beetles including weevil root-borers insect pests of sugarcane and citrus orchards The following 2 pages uses this file: Recommended citation Payne, R.


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Crotophaga ani. The flight is weak and wobbly, but the bird runs well and usually feeds on the ground. The smooth-billed ani is a mid-sized species, larger on average than the groove-billed ani but smaller than the greater ani. Views Read Edit View history. It is mentioned in the popular Veracruz song “El Pijul”. Retrieved from ” https: Movements Resident or locally nomadic.

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This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This common and conspicuous species has greatly benefited from deforestation.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Views Read Edit View history. The calls include a whining ooo-leeek. Pleistocene – Holocene1.