Smooth-billed Ani
Crotophaga ani
(L 13-14" Wt 2.5-4.2 oz)
Several will lay eggs in a commu-
nal nest...all group members will
incubate and defend nest.
near Baeza
Ecuador
20Jan11
While still common in the Bahamas,
this species appears to be
disappearing from Florida.
(Tropical Audubon Society)
Crotophaga in
Greek means insect