Hoatzin

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Hoatzin
Opisthocomus hoazin.jpg
By Beni River, Bolivia
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Opisthocomiformes
Faimily: Opisthocomidae
Genus: Opisthocomus
Illiger, 1811
Species: O. hoazin
Binomial name
Opisthocomus hoazin
(Müller, 1776)
Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) world.png
Range
Synonyms

Phasianus hoazin Müller, 1776

The hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), forby kent as the stinkbird, or Canje pheasant, is a species o tropical bird foond in swamps, riparian forests, an mangroves o the Amazon an the Orinoco Delta in Sooth Americae. It is notable for haein chicks that possess claws on twa o thair weeng deegits.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Opisthocomus hoazin". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 26 November 2013. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link) CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)