Grey-winged Trumpeter

(Psophia crepitans)

FUN FACT

Grey-winged Trumpeters are often kept as pets by native South Americans because they are known to hunt snakes, and because they have a loud, distinctive alarm call.

Distribution

Northern Amazon rainforest and Guiana Shield of South America.

Habitat

Tropical rainforests.

Diet

Insects and fallen fruit, occasional small reptiles.

Breeding

Status

Not Under Threat (Least Concern)

At the Aviary

See the Grey-winged Trumpeters in our Cloud Forest exhibit.