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Dusky-legged Guan

Penelope obscura

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Large guan with a long tail, red throat wattle, dark legs, broad white forehead, and spangled white spots on the back, wings, and breast. Usually found in lowland and montane forest, occasionally in old tree plantations. The voice is loud and varied; often makes a harsh but somewhat melodic “aaaooo.”

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