Taxon profile


Highland Guan
Penelopina nigra (Fraser, 1852)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Galliformes »  family Cracidae - chachalacas, curassows and guans »  genus Penelopina - Highland Guan

Scientific synonyms

Penelopina nigra nigra (Fraser, 1852)
Penelopina nigra dickeyi van Rossem, 1934
Penelopina nigra rufescens van Rossem, 1934

Vulnerable VU

Taxon in country check-lists


Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Penelopina nigra]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22678449]

Bird Life [] [as Penelopina nigra (Fraser, 1852)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Penelopina nigra (Fraser, 1852)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Penelopina nigra Fraser, 1852]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Penelopina nigra (Fraser, 1852)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Penelopina nigra]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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