Sickle-winged guan

The sickle-winged guan (Chamaepetes goudotii) is a species of bird in the family Cracidae.

Sickle-winged guan
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Cracidae
Genus: Chamaepetes
C. goudotii
Binomial name
Chamaepetes goudotii
(Lesson, 1828)
  • C. g. fagani (Chubb, 1917)
  • C. g. rufiventris (Tschudi, 1843)
  • C. g. goudotii (Lesson, 1828)
  • C. g. sanctaemarthae (Chapman, 1912)
  • C. g. tschudii (Taczanowski, 1886)

It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. In Ecuador, it is noted that the guans from the Eastern slope, at 61–63.5 cm (24–25 in), were much larger than birds from the Western Andean slope, at 51–54.5 cm (20–22 in).


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

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