Great curassow (Crax rubra)

A beautiful male, foraging on the lawn of La Laguna Del Lagarte Lodge with several other individuals, looking for fallen fruits or up in the trees. One of the females came back and continued eating off of what seemed like unripe plantains.

They have a beautiful head plume that is erected when excited but their vocalizations are inconspicuous and really unique.

It sounds like this:

Elevation: 73 meters

Last updated on 11 May 2021