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), an aa 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.