Crested Screamer

Crested ScreamerPhoto by Alan Henry

Scientific Name: Chauna torquata

  • Size: Weight: 6.6 to 11 pounds; Length: 32 to 37 inches; Wingspan: Average 67 inches
  • Diet: Vegetation such as grasses, stems, seeds, berries and leaves; occasionally insects and small mammals
  • Habitat: Tropical and subtropical swamps, estuaries and watersides
  • Range in the Wild: Wet lowlands of southeast Peru to northern Argentina and southern Brazil

Conservation Status


Listed as Least Concern.

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