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


El Triunfo, Sierra Madre de Chiapas, Chiapas, Mexico - Mar, 2002 © Don Roberson  El Triunfo, Sierra Madre de Chiapas, Chiapas, Mexico - Mar, 2002 © Don Roberson 
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Cw. Central America;
Restricted range;
Fragmented distribution;
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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