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Southern Screamer in Pantanal

(Chauna torquata)

Southern screamer along marsh boardwalk at Fortín Patria, Pantanal. Paraguay is home to at least 589 breeding bird species and 120 migratory bird species. This region, situated in the extreme northeastern corner of western Paraguay and extending south along the Paraguay river forms a southern extension to the primarily Brazilian Pantanal. It is typified by medium-height subhumid forests, wetlands and periodically flooded forests. A total of 377 bird species have been recorded in the Matogrosense region, of which four have not been found elsewhere in Paraguay. Near 19°55’S, 58°35’W. Breeding Status: Breeding permanent resident. Habitat: Wetlands, Palm Savanna. Estado de ocurrencia: Residente nidificante permanente. Hábitat: Humedales, Palmar de Karanda’y. (Portion of text from: Guyra Paraguay 2004, Annotated Checklist of the Birds of Paraguay, Paraguay.)

Author: John Mosesso, Andrea Grosse/NBII

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