Crested guan (Penelope purpurascens)

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Crested guan fact file

Crested guan description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderGalliformes
FamilyCracidae
GenusPenelope (1)

Information on the crested guan is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Purple guan, purplish guan.
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Crested guan status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix III of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (December, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org/
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Crested guan, close-up of head  
Crested guan, close-up of head

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