Black-legged Seriema (Chunga burmeisteri) - HBW 3, p. 239
French: Cariama de Burmeister
Spanish: Chuña Patinegra
Other common names: Burmeister's/Lesser Seriema
Taxonomy: Dicholophus burmeisteri Hartlaub, 1860, Tucumán and Catamarca, Argentina.
Monotypic genus, but could perhaps be merged with Cariama. Monotypic.
Distribution: S & SE Bolivia through W Paraguay to C Argentina.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
a bird calling from a tree Locality Amaicha del Valle, Tucumán Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
hectorslongo 16 October 2007 3 years ago 20 sec 3.9
A bird walking and looking around and a close-up of its head. Locality São Paulo Zoo, São Paulo City, São Paulo State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 25 August 2010 5 years ago 26 sec 3.6
A bird pecking and eating a seed. Locality São Paulo Zoo, São Paulo City, São Paulo State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 25 August 2010 5 years ago 44 sec 3.6
Standing, lateral view
Locality Rosario de la Frontera, Salta Province, Argentina
Jacob Wijpkema 20 March 2014 12 weeks ago 4
Adult nearby town of La Rioja
Locality La Rioja Province, Argentina
Silvia Vitale 14 February 2008 6 years ago 4
Locality Talampaya National Park, La Rioja Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Jacob Wijpkema 27 September 2004 15 weeks ago 3.8
Locality Boyuibe, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia
Marc FASOL 10 March 2016 9 weeks ago 3.7
A bird resting.
Locality Antwerp Zoo, Antwerp Province, Belgium (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 29 December 1987 3 years ago 3.6