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Red-billed Curassow Crax blumenbachii

Christine Steiner S. Bernardo
Version: 1.0 — Published June 17, 2011


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The financial support from the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest Trust and The Wetland Trust (UK), especially Stephen Rumsey, was fundamental for the reintroduction of the species at Guapiaçu Ecological Reserve.

The efforts of CRAX Brasil (Roberto Azeredo and James Simpson) resulted in great knowledge and know-how on breeding the red-billed curassows, as well as important details on life history.

Guapiaçu Ecological Reserve (Nicholas and Raquel Locke) for running one of the best private reserves in Brazil.

Fazenda Macedonia, the first area of reintroduction of red-billed curassow, supported by CENIBRA over 20 years.

SAVE Brasil and WPA for the efforts on environmental awareness of people nearby Descobrimento National Park and Guapiaçu Ecological Reserve.

Vale, Michelin and Fazenda Cupido, which are private reserves, are of paramount importance on red-billed curassow conservation.

The Brazilian and state environmental agencies for permission to conduct the researches and for administrating the protected areas where red-billed curassows still certainly exist (Sooretama, Descobrimento, Monte Pascoal and Una).

Recommended Citation

Bernardo, C. S. S. (2011). Red-billed Curassow (Crax blumenbachii), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.rebcur1.01