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Smooth-billed Ani
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Genus: Crotophaga

Description

All three Anis are black and have laterally compressed bills which among lay people have earned them the name of "black parrot".
They all live in flocks and breed cooperatively or in loose colonies. All three species are found in South America, Central America and partially also in North America.

Taxonomy

Crotophaga is a genus in the Family Cuculidae.
This genus is sometimes placed in the family Crotophagidae.


Genus Crotophaga viewedit
C. major Greater Ani
C. ani Smooth-billed Ani
C. sulcirostris Groove-billed Ani

References

  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and J Sargatal, eds. 1997. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 4: Sandgrouse to Cuckoos. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334221

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Pages in category ‘Crotophaga’

The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.

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