Speckled Chachalaca
Ortalis guttata
(L 19.5-20.5")
Forests and woodlands of west-
ern Amazon Basin.
Copalinga Lodge
Ecuador
18Feb2013
David Geale,
XC28118
Oralis is Greek for chicken;
guttata is Greek for drop,
spot or speck.
The very best birders never lose the
sense of fun…the joy they experience
every time they watch birds. 
(Pete Dunne)