Black-fronted Piping-guan 
Black-fronted Piping-guan
Black-fronted Piping-guan
© Arthur Grosset

Scientific Name:
Pipile jacutinga
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Black Fronted Curassow, Aburria jacutinga
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-US FWS: June 14, 1976
EN-IUCN: 2008
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:

Facts Summary:
The Black-fronted Piping-guan (Pipile jacutinga) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "birds" and found in the following area(s): Argentina. This species is also known by the following name(s): Black Fronted Curassow, Aburria jacutinga.

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