Photo © by JorgePeru
National Reserve Pacaya Samiria, Peru
, 2 May 2010
- Celeus torquatus
26â€“28 cm (10ÂĽ-11 in)
- Bush crest
- Wide red band from malar area to lower edge of ear-coverts
- Golden head with reddish tinge
- Dark brown bib
- Brown barred yellow underparts
South America:found in Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil
There are 3 subspecies:
- East Brazil (Bahia and EspĂrito Santo)
Tall humid forests, such as rainforests.
Their diet consists mostly of ants and seeds. They also apparently visit termite nests and eat some fruit.
Nothing is currently known about their breeding behaviour.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved June 2019)
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