Colombian chachalaca

Colombian chachalaca

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Ortalis columbiana

The Colombian chachalaca is a species of bird in the family Cracidae. It is endemic to the forests and woodlands in the inter-Andean valleys in Colombia. Colombian Chachalacas are frugivorous and lead an arboreal lifestyle. The large seeds they disperse through defecation support the maintenance of diverse tropical forests.

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Distribution

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Colombian chachalaca habitat map

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

References

1. Colombian chachalaca Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colombian_chachalaca
2. Colombian chachalaca on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22728519/94989120
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/693729

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