Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin)

The iconic Hoatzin is a strange looking bird as well as in behaviour, but it’s also beautiful I think. It’s like no other bird!

It raises the head plume as seen here when excited – by each other or passers by like me.

Nice hairdo!

This is from the Amazon Research and Conservation Center (ARCC) in Peru.

It sounds like this:


Last updated on 7 December 2020