Rufous-headed chachalaca

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Rufous-headed chachalaca
Rufous-headed Chachalaca.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Cracidae
Genus: Ortalis
Species: O. erythroptera
Binomial name
Ortalis erythroptera
Sclater & Salvin, 1870

The rufous-headed chachalaca (Ortalis erythroptera) is a species of bird in the Cracidae family. It is found in Colombia and adjacent Ecuador and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and plantations . It is threatened by habitat loss.


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