Daubenton's Curassow Crax daubentoni

Daubenton's Curassow male
Daubenton's Curassow female
Daubenton's Curassow is native to forests of Venezuela, north of the Orinoco.
Daubenton's Curassow
Daubenton's Curassow
Daubenton's Curassow male
The male (above) is superficially similar to the Great, Black and Bare-faced Curassows, with black plumage, a curly crest, a bright yellow patch on the base of the beak and a white underbelly. Like the Great Curassow, he has a knob on his yellow bill.
Daubenton's Curassow
Daubenton's Curassow
Daubenton's Curassow female
The female (above) is very different to the females of the Great, Black or Bare-faced Curassows. She is mainly black with white barring on the thighs and a white underbelly. She has no yellow on the bill but has a white-tipped tail like a petticoat.
Daubenton's Curassow
Daubenton's Curassow
Daubenton's Curassow male
They live in tropical rainforest, usually in small flocks in monogamous pairings.