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Alternate name
Crotophaga major Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Coccyzidae Family   
48cm               Length
Mangroves, semi-open woodland forests edges often near water, in:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Unclear as a number of females lay in the same nest. 3-10 eggs have been found in a single nest. Clutch  
Insects, lizards and frogs. Food 
Noisy bird in large groups, they croak and gobble like a turkey.                     Habits
Gregarious living in small groups. World Number



view photos February 6, 2007 Photo by TaranRampersad all rights reserved

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Greater Ani calls
(Crotophaga major)
Nick Athanas XC14741
29-01-2006, Brazil

Video by Planet of Birds all rights reserved

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Photo by Arthur Grosset

view photos November 2, 2005 Photo by mountainpath2001 all rights reserved

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