Salvin's Curassow (Mitu salvini) - HBW 2, p. 357
French: Hocco de Salvin
Spanish: Paují Culiblanco
Other common names: Salvin's Razor-billed Curassow
Taxonomy: Mitua salvini Reinhardt, 1879, no locality = eastern Ecuador.
All members of genus form superspecies; all have been placed, together with the members of Pauxi, and less often Nothocrax, in Crax. Range meets that of M. tomentosa in C Colombia, without any evidence of interbreeding. Also reported to be marginally sympatric with M. tuberosa at some localities in Peru. Monotypic.
Distribution: SC Colombia, E Ecuador and NE Peru.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
bird perched on branch
Locality Napo Wildlife Center, Orellana Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Jolie Harrison 25 January 2014 30 weeks ago 3.5
A bird on the ground.
Locality El Nido Aviary, Ixtapaluca, Mexico State, Mexico (Northern) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 21 April 1993 2 years ago 2.8