Birds of Panama

    CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae (Cuckoos)  
Genus: Crotophaga (3 species, 3 worldwide)


Smooth-billed Ani
Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani)
ProAves Cerulean Warbler Reserve, San Vicente de Chucuri, Santander, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Greater Ani
Greater Ani (Crotophaga major)
G├╝ira Oga, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Much larger than other Anis. Moves in groups.

Groove-billed Ani
Groove-billed Ani (Crotophaga sulcirostris)
Rancho Margot, Costa Rica  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Very similar to the [Smooth-billed Ani] but note the range. Also note the grooves and less arch in the bill.
Bill closeup (with some grape juice).


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