Crested guan, Penelope purpurascens, a member of an ancient group of birds of the Cracidae family
Crested guan, a member of an ancient group of birds of the Cracidae family. This species is an arboreal forest bird native to lowlands of southern Mexico to western Ecuador and northern Venezuela. La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Vara Blanca, Costa Rica.
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Crested guan head. The Crested guan (Penelope purpurascens) is an ancient arboreal forest gamebird that breeds in lowlands from south Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula to western Ecuador and southern Venezuela, up to an altitude of 1850 metres.
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