Chachalacas, Guans and Curassows (Cracidae)

Salvin's Curassow (Mitu salvini) - HBW 2, p. 357

French: Hocco de Salvin German: Salvinhokko 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.

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