Birds of Colombia

    GALLIFORMES: Cracidae (Chachalacas, Curassows, Guans)  
Genus: Nothocrax (1 species, 1 worldwide)

Nocturnal Curassow
Nocturnal Curassow (Nothocrax urumutum)
Photograph by Robert Scanlon   © All Rights Reserved.

Make a low frequency humming sound at night, perhaps when perched in trees (photo), but are frequently seen on camera traps in the day.

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