Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Screamers :: Horned Screamer

Horned Screamer Anhima cornuta

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Manu, Peru - Aug, 2009 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Manu, Peru - Aug, 2009 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Peru - Jul, 2004 © Douglas Bolt 
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N. to c. South America;
N. and e. Colombia (Cauca where it is confined to Lago de Sonso in Valle, middle Magdalena and Zulia Valleys, the e. lowlands), n. Venezuela (n. of the Orinoco), Surinam, Guiana, Amazonia Brazil (w. Bahia) s. to the Mato Grosso, Parana, Sao Paulo, e. Ecuador (upper Rio Pastaza), e. Peru, n. and e. Bolivia (Beni, Santa Cruz, Fortin Campero in Tarija on the Argentina border). There is an isolated population in w. Ecuador (Balzar, Guayas).
This species formerly was found in Guyana and Trinidad.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Ministerio do Meio Ambiente


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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