Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Guans, Chachalacas and Allies :: Horned Guan
Horned Guan Oreophasis derbianus
Described by: Gray, G. R. (1844)
Alternate common name(s): Derby's Guan, Lord Derby's Mountain Pheasant
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeCw. Central America;
Se. Mexico (s. Oaxaca (Picacho Prieto and Cerro Baul in Los Chimalapas region) and Chiapas (Sierra Madre de Chiapas, Cebu Peaks, La Angostura, El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve, Cerro Venado, Quetzal, Santa Ana de la Laguna, Cerro Toquain Grande, Volcan Tacana, El Triunfo, La Bandera, Frailesca, and Pinabete)) to sw. and e. Guatemala (Fuentes Georgina on Volcan Zunil, Volcan Toliman, Volcan Atitlan, Lago de Atitlan National Park, Volcan San Pedro, Volcan Santa Maria, Volcan Tajumulco, Volcan Acatenango, Volcan de Fuego, and Sierra de las Minas Biosphere Reserve, and peaks on the Zunil Ridge, Tecpan Ridge, Sierra de los Cuchamatanes, and Alta Vera Paz).
Unconfirmed records by local residents from n. Honduras (Cerro Volcan Pacayita Biological Reserve).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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