Tag: all of Crotophaga

Nest predation in relation to nest placement in the Greater Ani (Crotophaga major

Greater Ani (Crotophaga major) Science Article 2 abstract Selection of a suitable nesting site may determine failure or success of the breeding attempt. For instance, nest placement affects the radiative environment and thus survival of eggs and nestlings (Walsberg 1981). Nest placement also affects the likelihood of predation upon eggs and nestlings (e.g., Robertson 1973, […]

Greater Ani (Crotophaga major) in Mexico

Greater Ani (Crotophaga major) Science Article 1 abstract The Greater Ani, Crotophaga major (Cuculidae), is the largest species of Crotophaga and is further distinguishedb y the characteristic’ broken nose’s hape of the bill and the light-coloredi ris. The species inhabits river swamps and marshes throughout the lowlands of South America to northern Argentina but has […]

Ani Male Apparently Killed by Other Anis while Attempting to Parasitize Nest

Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani) Science Article 1 abstract On 11 April 1981 I collected a dead male Smoothbilled Ani (Crotophagan i) under the nest tree of an ani group on Virginia Key, Dade County, Florida. The color-banded male was apparently killed by a anis while he and his mate attempted to parasitize their nest. ROBERT […]

Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani L.), a New Species of Bird for Ohio

Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani) Science Article 2 abstract A smooth-billed ani (Crotophaga ani L.) is reported from Ohio for the first time. The specimen(CMNH 68471) also represents the first inland state record for the United States. Confirmation of specificidentity was obtained because of the significance of the record and some equivocal characteristics of thespecimen. Care […]

Groove-billed Ani (Crotophaga sulcirostris)

[order] CUCULIFORMES | [family] Cuculidae | [latin] Crotophaga sulcirostris | [UK] Groove-billed Ani | [FR] Ani a bec cannele | [DE] Riefenschanbel-Ani | [ES] Ano pico surcado (Arg), Garrapatero Asurcado, Garrapatero Piquiestriado (Cr), Tijuil Pico Liso (HN) | [NL] Groefsnavelani Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Tapera sulcirostris Crotophaga […]