Red-legged Seriema cm; g#R. Unmistakable, due to prominent loose tuft-like crest on forehead, red bill and very long salmon-coloured legs;. Population: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as ‘fairly common’ (Stotz et al. (). Trend Justification: The. Red-legged Seriema · Cariama cristata · (Linnaeus, ) 71 foreground recordings and 49 background recordings of Cariama cristata. Total recording.

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Fragaria, Itamonte, Minas Gerais. Contribute There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of cristaya site in addition languages.

Cariama cristata

Red-legged Seriema Cariama cristata. Journal of Field Ornithology. Red-legged Seriema Cariama cristata. Cariamidae Monotypic Authors needed Descriptive notes 75—90 cm; — g.

Status and conservation Not globally threatened Least Concern. The beak and legs are red, and the eyes are yellow. Firefly Encyclopedia of Birds: Breeding times for cristtata species vary by subpopulations; birds in northeast Brazil breed February-July, while those in central Brazil breed November-December. Show Details Hide Details. MyAvibase allows you to create and manage your own lifelists, and produce useful reports to help you plan your next birding excursion.


Lomas de Arena, Santa Cruz. Cariamz to main content. External sites may use a different taxonomy than Xeno-canto.

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This page was last edited on 2 December crisrata, at There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages. In the latter case adults jump into the nest rather than fly. The plumage is carriama brown above with black markings; pale brown on the head, neck, and breast; and white on the belly. Avibase is also available in the following languages: In the second part the birds were more distant.

Hyacinth Valley camp, Piaui. To register to myAvibase click here. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 14 2: The tail has a black band near the tip and a white tip.

Red-legged seriema

The area over which it occurs is estimated at 5. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. These birds are capable predators and opportunistic feeders with a varied diet, taking a wide range criwtata foods including arthropods, lizards, snakes, small rodents, eggs, corn and other grans, and wild fruit.

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There are more than 12, regional checklists in Avibase, offered in 9 different taxonomies, including synonyms more than languages. Contribute to Avibase Acknowledgements Flickr group Media stats Flickr group members Media wanted Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cariama cristata.


One of their most fascinating features is their characteristic method of dealing with vertebrate prey. Recommended citation Gonzaga, Luiz P. The song has a quality described as “a cross between ‘the serrated bark of a young dog and the clucking of turkeys'”.

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The bird giving the longer series regularly turned its head, whereas the bird with the crisatta phrases tended to look straight ahead. Related taxa Other synonyms Catalan: The red-legged seriema Cariama cristataor crested cariamais a mostly predatory terrestrial bird in the seriema family Cariamidaeincluded in the Gruiformes in the old paraphyletic circumscription, but increasingly placed in a distinct order Cariamiformes criistata with three extinct families.

One of the birds flew across the road in front of my car and landed m away from me in a pasture.

Same cariamq as XC Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Flat chaco woodland with swamps along the partially dry riverbed. Cariama cristata Linnaeus ,