W Venezuela, N Colombia
Mainly fallen fruits and seeds, also tender leaves and buds.
Habitat: Dense, wet, cool, montane forests.
Incubation: 34-36 days / 2 eggs
Social structure: Pairs or family groups of up to 6
Weight: male 3.7kl, female 2.6kg
Estimated population in the wild: 1,500-4,000.
Threats: Deforestation, hunting for food or for its head casque that is used by the natives in necklaces.
IUCN Status: Endangered
Did you know that:
They have an unusual courtship ritual. The male will pick up a piece of food, and call to the female. If she comes, and takes the food then he is accepted.