Chachalacas, Guans and Curassows (Cracidae)

Chestnut-bellied Guan (Penelope ochrogaster) - HBW 2, p. 350

French: Pénélope à ventre roux German: Rotbrustguan Spanish: Pava Ventrirrufa

Taxonomy: Penelope ochrogaster Pelzeln, 1870, nas Frechas and Engenho do Pari, near Cuyabá, Mato Grosso.
Forms superspecies with P. jacucaca and P. pileata, and all three once considered conspecific. Monotypic.

Distribution: Scattered localities in C Brazil, from Goiás to W Minas Gerais and S Mato Grosso. Possibly also to be found in adjacent areas of Bolivia, where appropriate habitat of species is widespread.