Data for:
World
List:
Galliformes > Cracidae

Black Guan

Chamaepetes unicolor

Sign in to see your badges

Identification

POWERED BY MERLIN

Large chickenlike bird found in montane forests. Entirely black plumage with blue facial skin, red eye, and reddish legs. Sexes similar. Unlikely to be confused: smaller and blacker than Crested Guan; lacks curled head feathers of Great Curassow; also found at higher elevations. Can be seen on the ground or in trees, usually in pairs or small family groups. Feeds on fruit.

POWERED BY MERLIN

Statistics

Sign in to see your stats

Weekly Bar Chart

Choose a region to view Weekly Bar Chart

Range Map

Large map

Media

Top video

View all
Black Guan

Birds of the World

Birds of the World logo

Comprehensive life histories for all bird species and families.

Explore Black Guan