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Photo by Robert_Scanlon
Photo taken: Canopy Walkway, near Explornapo Lodge, Peru
Nothocrax urumutum



South America: found from humid southern Venezuela to north-eastern Peru and western Amazonian Brazil


This is a monotypic species[1].

Graphic by Nrg800


Tall rainforest.


It regularly vocalizes late at night, primarily on clear, moonless nights.


  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.

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