Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Guans, Chachalacas and Allies :: Rufous-vented Chachalaca

Rufous-vented Chachalaca Ortalis ruficauda

Described by: Jardine (1847)
Alternate common name(s): Rufous-tailed Chachalaca, Rufous-tipped Chachalaca, Red-tailed Chachalaca
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago - Feb, 2006 © Kent Nickell  Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago - Feb, 2006 © Kent Nickell  Trinidad and Tobago - Jan, 1999 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Grafton Caledonia Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago - Mar 18, 2003 © Ian Esland 
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Ex. n. South America;
(1) N. Colombia (Serrania de Macurie on Guajira Peninsula, Lake Maracaibo region) and nw. Venezuela.
(2) Venezuela (Margarita Is.), Trinidad, Tobago (Crafton Caledonia Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary) and the West Indies (Lesser Antilles on Becquia and Union Is.).


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


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