White-bellied chachalaca

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This article is about the Central American species. For the Brazilian species, see East Brazilian chachalaca.
White-bellied chachalaca
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Cracidae
Genus: Ortalis
Species: O. leucogastra
Binomial name
Ortalis leucogastra
Gould, 1843

The white-bellied chachalaca (Ortalis leucogastra) is a species of bird in the Cracidae family. It is found in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.