Tag: Smooth-billed Ani

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 […]