Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani), , Fernando Igor de Godoy, , , Brazil, Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, , alarm call. FCF Scientific Name, Crotophaga ani. Location, Sacha Lodge, Oriente, Ecuador. Specimen Condition, Live Specimen. Source, Smooth-billed Ani. Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Sint Eustatius); Brazil; Cayman.

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Views Read Edit View history. Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani. Their flight is weak and wobbly, but they run well, an usually feed on the ground. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. These are very gregarious species, always found in noisy groups. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive.

Crotophaga Extant Calabrian first appearances. It is a resident breeding species from southern Floridathe Bahamasthe Caribbeanparts of Central Americasouth to western EcuadorBraziland northern Argentina.

Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features! This common and conspicuous species has greatly benefited from deforestation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. To make the most of all of HBW’s features, discover our subscriptions now! A number of females lay their chalky blue eggs in the nest and then share incubation and feeding. Summary [ edit ] Description Crotophaga-ani Study of cranial osteology indicated that this species is sister to C.

The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. You may select the license of your choice. Each female is capable of laying up to seven eggs, and nests have been found containing up to 29 eggs, but it is rare for more than ten to hatch.


This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat It is mentioned in the popular Veracruz song “El Pijul”. Views Read Edit View history. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Crotophaga Linnaeus Retrieved from ” https: Up to three broods may be raised in a season, with the young of earlier broods helping to feed more recent chicks. Unlike some cuckoos, the anis are not brood parasitesbut nest communally, the cup nest being built by several pairs between 2—6 m high in a tree.

The anis are the three species of near-passerine birds in the genus Crotophaga of the cuckoo family. Retrieved 26 November Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. First established and bred in Florida inspread N along Florida coasts in s, and now a well established Crotophaga Ani Linnaeus, Jamaica. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. Descriptive notes 33—35 cm; male 88— g, female 76— g.

The smooth-billed ani is a mid-sized species, larger on average than the groove-billed ani but smaller than the greater ani. Crotophaga ani Linnaeus The claim that they will remove ticks and other parasites from grazing animals has been disputed; while there is no doubt that anis follow grazing animals in order to catch disturbed insects and will occasionally eat fallen ticks, there is no proof that they remove ticks from the animals’ bodies.

This licensing tag was added to this file as part of crptophaga GFDL licensing update. They are essentially tropical New World birds, although the range of two species just reaches the United States. Egg, Collection Museum Wiesbaden. Adobe Photoshop Elements 6. I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following licenses:.


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The flight is weak and wobbly, but the bird runs well and usually feeds on the ground. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Crotophaga ani.

If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp crotophagq not fully reflect those of the original file. The smooth-billed ani feeds on termiteslarge insects and even lizards and frogs. Fossils of two ani species have been found from Pleistocene rocks, dated to between 1.

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Smooth-billed ani in Grand Cayman Conservation status. Adult glossy black; skin around eye black, iris brown to black; bill high-arched and laterally compressed into thin keel Retrieved from ” https: A number of females lay their eggs in the nest and then share incubation and feeding.

For other uses, see Ani disambiguation. Crotophagz to main content. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A Guide to the Birds of Trinidad and Tobago 2nd ed. This ani is found in open and semi-open country and areas under cultivation.