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Black-necked Screamer


The Northern Screamer (Chauna chavaria), also known as the Black-necked Screamer, is a large species of bird in the small family Anhimidae, the screamers. It is a resident breeder in northern Colombia, in Choco, Antioquia, Cordoba, Sucre, Bolivar, Magdalena, Santander, and Cesar Departments and northwestern Venezuela, in Zulia, Merida, and Trujillo States. On average, they are 86 cm long and weigh about 3.9 kg .

They are considered Near Threatened.

References

Clements, James, (2007) The Clements Checklist of the Birds of the World, Cornell University Press, Ithaca

IUCN (2009) BirdLife International Accessed on 11 May 2009.

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