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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Adobe Photoshop Elements 6. The following other wikis use this file: Media related to Crotophaga at Wikimedia Commons. Incubation is 13—15 days, with ctotophaga 10 days to fledging.

Pleistocene – Holocene1. Crotophaga Ani Linnaeus, Jamaica. This ani is found in open and semi-open country and areas under cultivation. This is a very gregarious species, always found in noisy groups. Movements Resident or locally nomadic. Ano 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. First established and bred in Florida inspread N along Florida coasts in s, and now a well established A Guide to the Birds of Trinidad and Tobago 2nd ed.

Status and conservation Not globally threatened Least Concern. Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani.

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Their flight is weak and wobbly, but they run well, crotophsga usually feed on the ground. The anis are large black birds with a long tail and a deep ridged black bill.


Descriptive notes 33—35 cm; male 88— g, female 76— g. This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.

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The claim anl they will remove ticks xni 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. Crotophaga Extant Calabrian first appearances. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!

Recent DNA evidence places them in the group Crohophaga. This licensing tag was added to this file as part of the GFDL licensing update. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Crotophaga ani. Habitat Second-growth scrub, river-island scrub, humid areas, clearings in humid forests and cloud forests Smooth-billed ani in Grand Cayman Conservation status.

Up to three broods may be raised in a season, with the young of earlier broods helping crtophaga feed more recent chicks. This common and conspicuous species has greatly benefited from deforestation.


The smooth-billed ani feeds on termiteslarge insects and even lizards and frogs. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani) – BirdLife species factsheet

Anis feed on termiteslarge insects and even lizards and frogs. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

Study of cranial osteology indicated that this species is sister to C.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Retrieved 26 November They are essentially tropical New World birds, although the range of two species just reaches the United States.

Adult glossy black; skin around ank black, iris brown to black; bill high-arched and laterally compressed into thin keel Egg, Collection Museum Wiesbaden.

This species is called “el pijul” in Venezuelan folklore. Crotophaga ani Linnaeus I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following licenses:.

Recommended citation Payne, R.