Philip Tanimoto, a spatial ecologist, created a geographic information systems (GIS) model to map the likelihood of where cloud forests should be found based on weather patterns, geographic density, forest cover and more, in his attempt to find a bird that was thought to be extinct in the region; a large turkey-like bird called the Horned Guan
We selected this species because it is an important dietary component of the horned guan (Oreophasis derbianus) (Cracidae) (Rivas, in litt.
The species with the most fruit consumption events was the highland guan (n = 23) followed by Myadestes occidentales (brown-backed solitaire) (n = 5) and the horned guan (n = 4) (Table 2).
Evaluation of fecal sex steroids in captive horned guan (Oreophasis derbianus, Aves: Cracidae).
Breeding programme for Horned Guan, Oreophasis derbianus, at Africam Safari, Mexico.
The horned guan
(Oreophasis derbianus) is an endangered species with small and seriously fragmented wild populations.
Facing a medical death sentence - she was told on diagnosis she had one year to live - she traveled from continent to continent in search of diademed sandpiper-plovers, horned guans
and feline owlet-nightjars.