Band-tailed guan

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The band-tailed guan (Penelope argyrotis) is a species of bird in the family Cracidae, the chachalacas, guans, and curassows. It is found in Colombia and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forest and heavily degraded former forest.

Band-tailed guan
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Penelope argyrotis colombiana
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Cracidae
Genus: Penelope
P. argyrotis
Binomial name
Penelope argyrotis
Bonaparte, 1856
  • P. a. colombiana (Todd, 1912)
    Santa Marta Guan
  • P. a. argyrotis (Bonaparte, 1856)
    Band-tailed Guan
Band-tailed Guan


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Penelope argyrotis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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