Bare-faced curassow

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Bare-faced curassow
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Female at Berlin Zoological Garden, Germany
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Male at Parque das Aves, Brazil
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Cracidae
Genus: Crax
Species: C. fasciolata
Binomial name
Crax fasciolata
Spix, 1825

The bare-faced curassow (Crax fasciolata) is a species of bird in the Cracidae family, the chachalacas, guans, curassows, etc. It is found in eastern-central and southern Brazil, Paraguay, and eastern Bolivia, and extreme northeast Argentina, in the cerrado, pantanal, and the southeastern region of the Amazon Basin. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


There are three recognized subspecies:


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