Length: 21 Weight: 0.5-1.5 lbs
A large, chicken-like bird. Brown overall with a gray head and red throat pouch.
Resident along Gulf Coast of Mexico from Yucatan Peninsula to extreme southern Texas.
The Plain Chachalaca is the only member of its family (over 50 species) that can be found in the United States.
Despite its size and chicken-like appearance, Chachalacas enjoy spending a surprising amount of time in trees.
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