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Wattled guan

(Aburria aburri)

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Description

The wattled guan is recognisable by the elongated red and yellow fleshy wattle that dangles from its throat.It is a large bird with a long tail,about 75 centimetres (30 in) long and weighing between 1,200 and 1,550 grams (42 and 55 oz).The plumage is black,the beak is blue and the feet are flesh-coloured.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Aves
Order:Galliformes
Family:Cracidae
Genus:Aburria
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