Hoatzin

Opisthocomus hoazin

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The hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), also known as the stinkbird, or Canje pheasant, is a species of tropical bird found in swamps, riparian forests, and mangroves of the Amazon and the Orinoco Delta in South America. It is notable for having chicks that possess claws on two of their wing digits.

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  1. (c) Carmelo López Abad, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1351286
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opisthocomus_hoazin

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