Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani) - HBW 4, p. 602
French: Ani à bec lisse
Spanish: Garrapatero Aní
Other common names: Black Witch, Tick Bird
Taxonomy: Crotophaga Ani Linnaeus, 1758, Jamaica.
Distribution: C & S Florida, Bahamas, Caribbean Islands, Trinidad, Tobago; locally in Mexico (mainland and islands of Quintana Roo), Costa Rica and Panama, and S on W coast to Ecuador, E of Andes from Venezuela and the Guianas through E South American lowlands to N Uruguay and Chaco to N Argentina.
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VideosSee all 58 videos
Preening. Locality La Palma, Pinar del Río Province, Cuba
Eduardo Tejeda Lima 16 February 2013 11 weeks ago 22 sec 3.8
A bird on a wire and another in a tree, both preening Locality Reinita de Cielo Azul Reserve, San Vicente de Chucurí, Santander Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 4 February 2007 5 years ago 32 sec 3.8
An individual walking and foraging on the ground Locality Mindo Valley, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Stefan Behrens 31 August 2005 5 years ago 32 sec 3.8
Different shots of a bird perched Locality San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands (Monotypic species)
Peter van Dam 1 June 2005 5 years ago 36 sec 3.8
A bird looking around and preening, with another one behind Locality Los Naranjos, Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela (Monotypic species)
DAVID ASCANIO 30 September 2003 5 years ago 15 sec 3.7
Several birds looking for moths attracted to the lights of a building Locality Estancia Itabó, Canindeyú Department, Paraguay (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 9 May 2005 7 years ago 31 sec 3.7
PhotosSee all 64 photos
Locality Manizales, Caldas Department, Colombia
Daniel Avendaño 29 December 2012 7 weeks ago 3.5
Two bird in golf course in the island of Comandatuba.
Locality Comandatuba Island, Una, Bahia State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 27 January 2013 16 weeks ago 3.5
An adult on a stump.
Locality Otún Quimbaya Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Ken Havard 1 March 2010 30 weeks ago 3.5
Bird perched. flock with 6 individuals.
Locality Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo City, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 9 October 2012 32 weeks ago 3.5
Adult in a tree.
Locality Puerto Ordaz, Bolívar State, Venezuela (Monotypic species)
Christophe Gouraud 6 April 2012 35 weeks ago 3.5
Bird on the ground. Group of 6 individuals foraging.
Locality Guaraú, Peruíbe, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 3 August 2012 41 weeks ago 3.5
Band. Locality Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais State, Brazil
Noé Eiterer 3 November 2012 4 days ago ADDED LAST WEEK 5
Several birds singing near a beach. Locality Comandatuba Island, Una, Bahia State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 30 January 2009 36 weeks ago 5
Calls in a open area. Locality Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 1 December 1999 44 weeks ago 4
Bird singing in vegetation of open area near the lake. Locality Núcleo Cunha-Indaiá, Serra do Mar State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 29 September 2004 45 weeks ago 4
Two calls. Locality Riacho de Santana, Rio Grande do Norte State, Brazil
Ciro Albano 26 March 2008 4 years ago 3