Marail guan

The Marail guan (Penelope marail) is a species of bird in the family Cracidae. It is found in throughout the Guiana Shield and adjacent northern Brazil. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest.

Marail guan
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Marail guan at Presidente Figueiredo, Amazonas state, Brazil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Cracidae
Genus: Penelope
P. marail
Binomial name
Penelope marail
  • P. m. jacupeba (Spix, 1825)
  • P. m. marail (PLS Müller, 1776)


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