White-bellied chachalaca

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White-bellied chachalaca
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Cracidae
Genus: Ortalis
O. leucogastra
Binomial name
Ortalis leucogastra
Gould, 1843

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


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Ortalis leucogastra". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.