Crax rubra (Great Curassow)

Great Curassow

Dutch: Bruine Hokko

Order: Galliformes
Family: Cracidae
Genus: Crax
Species: Crax rubra

Female bird. Many thanks to Roger Nelson, private collector from Brazoria Texas, for providing us with these pictures.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 97 mm
Length cranium: 55 mm
Width (cranium): 40 mm
Height (cranium): 39 mm
Alternative names: Tuberkelhokko (German), Grand Hocco (French), Pavón Norteño (Spanish)