Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani), , Fernando Igor de Godoy, , , Brazil, Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, , alarm call. FCF Scientific Name, Crotophaga ani. Location, Sacha Lodge, Oriente, Ecuador. Specimen Condition, Live Specimen. Source, Smooth-billed Ani. Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Sint Eustatius); Brazil; Cayman.

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This ani is found in open and semi-open country and areas under cultivation. This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anis feed on termiteslarge insects and even lizards and frogs.

Media related to Crotophaga at Wikimedia Commons. Crotophaga Linnaeus Status and conservation Not globally threatened Least Concern. Post-breeding dispersive movements out of breeding range. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The smooth-billed ani Crotophaga ani is a frotophaga near passerine bird in the cuckoo family.

I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following licenses:. Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Smooth-billed ani in Grand Cayman Conservation status. This is a very gregarious species, always found in noisy groups. The smooth-billed ani feeds on termiteslarge insects and even lizards and frogs. It is a resident breeding species from southern Floridathe Bahamasthe Caribbeanparts of Central Americasouth to western EcuadorBrazil anu, and northern Argentina.


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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved from ” https: Egg, Collection Museum Wiesbaden. Crotophaga Extant Calabrian first appearances. Fossils of two ani species have been found from Pleistocene rocks, dated to between 1. These are very gregarious species, always found in noisy groups.

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Groove-billed aniCrotophaga sulcirostris. Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp crotophxga not fully reflect those of the original file.

Crotophaga Ani Linnaeus, Jamaica. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. Each female is capable of laying up to seven eggs, and nests have been found containing up to 29 eggs, but it is rare for more than ten to hatch.

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A Guide to the Birds of Trinidad and Tobago 2nd ed. Summary [ edit ] Description Crotophaga-ani Crotophaga ani Linnaeus Crotophaga ani Linnaeus Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.

Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Movements Resident or locally nomadic. The following 2 pages uses this file: Views Read Edit View history.


Retrieved from ” https: Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. The flight is weak and wobbly, but the bird runs well and usually feeds on the ground.

Unlike some cuckoos, the anis are not brood parasitesbut nest communally, the cup nest being built by several pairs between 2—6 m high in a tree.

Views Read Edit View history. This article is about the birds. This species is called “el pijul” in Venezuelan folklore. This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

Descriptive notes 33—35 cm; male 88— g, female 76— g. Skip crtophaga main content. Food and feeding Insects, mainly grasshoppers, also mantids, fireflies, beetles including weevil root-borers insect pests of sugarcane and citrus orchards They will occasionally remove ticks and other parasites from grazing animals.

Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani. It is mentioned in the popular Veracruz song “El Pijul”. Incubation is 13—15 days, with another 10 days to fledging.

This common and conspicuous species has greatly benefited from deforestation.