18 May, 2011

Black Guan

Scientific Name: Chamaepetes unicolor

Range / Habitat: Found in tropical montane moist forest of Costa Rica and Panama.

Field Notes: Large, all-black bird with blue facial skin, red eye, and red legs.

Personal Notes: Seen at Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve in Costa Rica. We would never have seen this bird hidden right above us without our excellent guide, Carlos.

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