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Alternate name
Crotophaga ani  Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Crotophagidae Family   
33cm               Length
Semi-open country, farmland, in:- Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, [Caribbean and West Indies:- Range,] Colombia, [Costa Rica:- Cosos Island Costa Rica,] [Ecuador:- Galapagos], French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, [Mexico:- Yucat? Peninsula,] Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, [USA:- Range,] & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
9 to 29 eggs have been found in a single nest, laid by members of the group.   Clutch  
Mainly insects small lizards. Food 
They sometimes remove ticks from grazing animals. Habits
1318 World Number




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Smooth-billed Ani call
(Crotophaga ani)
Nathan Pieplow XC11656
30-12-2006, Venezuela

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