Bird Profiles

Many of the birds in the Chiquibul Forest are threatened by poaching for bushmeat or illegal wildlife trade and by deforestation from slash and burn agriculture and illegal logging.  Below are the profiles of the most threatened birds in the Chiquibul.

Orange-breasted FalconScreen Shot 2014-07-19 at 1.01.14 PMWildlife Bits9 Scarlet MacawMacawWildlife Bits8
Ocellated TurkeyScreen Shot 2014-07-19 at 1.01.48 PMWildlife Bits11 Great Curassow*


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*Photo Credits:
Great Curassow: By Arthur Chapman [CC-BY-2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons