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The Belem curassow

Discussion in 'Brazil' started by vogelcommando, 24 Aug 2014.

  1. vogelcommando

    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    The Belem curassow ( Crax pinima ) was recently split off from the Bare-faced curassow and with this became directly the rarest bird-species !
    In the wild it is most prop. extinct and in captivity 5 birds are known.
    A male and 2 females are kept at a breeding station in Santa Catarina and 2 females are kept at a breeding centre in Minas Gerais ( information IUCN Redlist 2013 ).
    Now I want to ask if anybody knows more about these 2 breeding-stations and if in the meantime the species already has been bred ?