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, common name for the largest members of an order of game birds called pigeon-toed fowls, which includes the white-crested guan and the rufous-bellied chachalaca, Ortalis wagleri.
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Put at 4% of the Ghanaian population, the Guans are estimated to be over 1.1 million people based on the 2017 population figure of 28.83 million, nationwide.
Incidentally, that is not the case with the Guans, our landlords.
Guans from Akpafu or Lolobi, or Likpe or Nkonya are wrongly called Ewes, just as those from Efutu, Awutu and Senya are also wrongly classified as Fantis.
We measured the mobility of individuals of the DAE and the Base through observations and "sighting time" in seconds (s) (time when guans remained under our vision), which consisted of the sums of resting and movement times.
In all, we recorded 79 behavioral observations and 86 sightings of Dusky-lagged guans along the tracks (sighting number per linear Km) at the Base; in the DAE area there were 26 behavioral observations and 26 registers of guans along the tracks (sighting number per linear Km).
In order to compare the richness of native seeds in feces of dusky-legged guans, we collected 20 fecal samples (intact and recent) in each area, in the morning, to avoid problems with secondary dispersal.
Biology and conservation of the Piping Guans (Pipile).
Patterns of elevational and latitudinal distribution, including a "niche switch," in some guans (Cracidae) of the Andes.
Human impact on population of chachalacas, guans and Curassows (Galliformes: Cracidae) in Venezuela.
First record of the crested guan (penelope purpurascens) in the state of guanajuato, Mexico.
The Crested Guan (Penelopepurpurascens Wagler 1830) is a large (1620-2430 g) and conspicuous bird, occurring from Mexico to Colombia and Venezuela (del Hoyo 1994).
The vegetation is dominated by tropical deciduous forest at the lower riverbed adjacent to the Santa Maria as well as in surrounding ravines and canyons, changing towards the upper parts for submontane scrub and oak-pine forest (Carranza 2005), which could represent a suitable habitat for the Crested Guan, for its arboreal preferences (Pacheco 1994; Gonzalez-Garcia 2001).