Rufous-vented Chachalaca Ortalis ruficauda

Rufous-vented Chachalaca
Rufous-vented Chachalaca
Related to the Curassows, Chachalacas are native to the Americas. The Rufous-vented Chachalaca comes from Colombia, Venezuela and the Carribean.
Rufous-vented Chachalaca
Rufous-vented Chachalaca
Rufous-vented Chachalaca
The bare red chin and the rufous vent.
Rufous-vented Chachalaca
Rufous-vented Chachalaca
Rufous-vented Chachalaca
Male and female have similar appearance.
Rufous-vented Chachalaca
Rufous-vented Chachalaca
Chachalacas are social and noisy birds.
 

Plain Chachalaca

Ortalis vetula
Plain Chachalaca
Plain Chachalaca
Plain Chachalaca
The Plain Chachalaca lives in tropical and subtropical habitats from Texas to Costa Rica. The name comes from the bird's 4-syllable call. The photos of the Plain Chachalaca above were taken in Mexico by Alexandra Makhnina.