Great Curassow - Crax rubra

Length 2.6-3.2 ft (78.7-99.1 cm)
Weight 6.8-10.6 lb (3084.4-4808.1 g)
Clutch Size 2
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Vulnerable
Continents:NA, SA

The Great Curassow is a large pheasant-like bird that is found from eastern Mexico, through Central America to western Colombia and northwestern Ecuador. The male and female are dimorphic. The male is mostly black with a white belly, a curly crest and a yellow knob on its bill. The female are mostly reddish brown and a barred tail. Diet is mostly fruits with some vegetable matter, seeds and arthropods.

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