Crested guan (Penelope purpurascens)

Also known as: Purple guan, purplish guan
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderGalliformes
FamilyCracidae
GenusPenelope (1)

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

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

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (December, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org/