Rufous-headed Chachalaca Ortalis erythroptera


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Barrio, J.; Díaz, V.R. 2006. Rufous-headed Chachalaca (Ortalis erythroptera). In: Brooks, D. (ed.), Conserving cracids: the most threatened family of birds in the Americas, pp. 71-72. Misc. Pub. Houston Mus. Nat. Sci.

Best, B.J.; Kessler, M. 1995. Biodiversity and conservation in Tumbesian Ecuador and Peru. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Cárdenas, A. 2007. Análisis multitemporal de cobertura vegetal y uso del suelo para la Ventana Binacional Ecuador, período 1998 - 2007, Proyecto Diseño del SIMSA - CCCM.

Dodson, C.H.; Gentry, A.H. 1991. Biological extinction in western Ecuador. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 78: 273-295.

Isherwood, I.; Willis, J. 1998. Recent Observation of Rufous-headed Chachalaca Ortalis erythroptera from Loja Province, south-west Ecuador. World Pheasant Association News 57: 35-40.

Jahn, O. 2011. Bird communities of the Ecuadorian Chocó: a case study for conservation. Bonner Zoologische Monographien 56.

Parker, T.A.; Carr, J.L. 1992. Status of forest remnants in the Cordillera de la Costa and adjacent areas of southwestern Ecuador (Rapid Assessment Program). Conservation International, Washington, D.C.

Pople, R.G.; Burfield, I.J.; Clay, R.P.; Cope, D.R.; Kennedy, C.P.; López Lanús, B.; Reyes, J.; Warren, B.; Yagual, E. 1997. Bird surveys and conservation status of three sites in western Ecuador: final report of Project Ortalis '96. CSB Publications, Cambridge, UK.

Strahl, S.; Ellis, S.; Byers, O.; Plasse, C. 1994. Conservation assessment and management plan for Neotropical guans, curassows, and chachalacas. International Union for Nature Conservation and Natural Resources, Apple Valley, USA.

Strewe, R. 2001. First record of Rufous-headed Chachalaca Ortalis erythroptera for Columbia. Cotinga 15: 63.

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BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Ortalis erythroptera. Downloaded from on 05/10/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 05/10/2022.