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Mitu
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Alagoas Curassow (Mitu mitu)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Galliformes
Family Cracidae
Genus Mitu

Mitu is a genus of curassows, in the family Cracidae. They are found in humid tropical forests in South America. Their plumage is iridescent black with a white or rufous crissum and tail-tip, and their legs and bills are red. The genders are alike.

Species[]

Alagoas Curassow (Linnaeus, 1766) (Mitu mitu)
Salvin's Curassow (Reinhardt, 1879) (Mitu salvini)
Crestless Curassow (Spix, 1825) (Mitu tomentosum)
Razor-billed Curassow (Spix, 1825) (Mitu tuberosum)
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