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Alternate name
Anhima cornuta Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anhimidae Family   
84-95 cm               Length
Inland wetland, Bogs, marshes, swamps, fens, peatlands Altitude 0 - 800 m Habitat
2-3 olive-brown eggs are laid in a floating nest of vegetation. Clutch    Eggs
Aquatic vegetation. Food    Diet
340 World No

 Least Concern  BirdLife Preventing Extinction            


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Horned Screamer song, calls
(Anhima cornuta)
Sidnei de Melo Dantas XC4771
02-03-2005, Brazil

Horned Screamer song
(Anhima cornuta)
Thiago Vernaschi V. Costa XC14054
03-09-2006, Brazil

Horned Screamer call
(Anhima cornuta)
Roger Ahlman XC14123
16-09-2003, Peru
 Horned Screamer song
(Anhima cornuta)
David Edwards XC27790
??-09-2006, Peru
Horned Screamer Call
(Anhima cornuta)
Advaldo D. Prado XC28324
21-07-2008, Brazil
Horned Screamer Song
(Anhima cornuta)
Advaldo D. Prado XC28691
17-12-2007, Brazil
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