Guan, Blue-Throated Piping

Guan, Blue-Throated Piping

Pipile cumanensis

Vital Statistics

Height:

24 - 28 inches

Weight:

34 - 47 ounces

Diet:

Flowers, fruits and aquatic mollusks.

Conservation:

Status: Least Concern

Geographic Region

Forests and woodlands in Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil and Peru 

At The Zoo

Faces of the Rainforest

Did You Know?

The piping guan is named after the high pitched whistling calls they make each morning at dawn during mating season