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Nocturnal Curassow Nothocrax urumutum

Described by: Spix (1825)
Alternate common name(s): Rufous Curassow, Flat-crested Curassow, Urumutum Curassow, Urumutum
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Canopy Walkway, ACTS Field Station, near Iquitos, Peru - Jan, 2005 © R S Scanlon 
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Nw. c. South America;
W. Amazon basin from se. Colombia and s. Venezuela s. through e. Ecuador to ne. Peru (Iquitos, ACTS Field Station), and w. Brazil.


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


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