Great Curassow (Crax rubra)
The Great Curassow is a large, black pheasant-like bird with a yellow knob on its bill, curly black feather crests, and a white belly. Together with a few other curassows, it is the largest member of the Cracidae family. The Great Curassow is distributed in rainforest from eastern Mexico throughout Central America, to western Colombia and northwest Ecuador. Its diet consists mainly of fruits, figs, and arthropods.
- Height: 78 -92cm (30 – 34inche)
- Weight: 4.8 kg (10.5 pounds)
- Life span: 25 years
- Diet: fruits, small ground animals, insects
- No. off eggs: 2 – 3 eggs
- Incubation: 30 – 32 days