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Psophiidae - Trumpeters



 Phylum: Chordata
 Class: Aves
 Order: Gruiformes
 Family: Psophiidae

/wild/images/Gray-winged trumpeterThere are three species in this family. They are found in the Amazon basin in South America.

Trumpeters have large, humped over, plump bodies; short chicken-like bills; longs necks and long legs with long toes.

They nest on the ground and eat insects and fruits.



World Status Key
Least ConcernLeast Concern Near ThreatenedNear Threatened VulnerableVulnerable EndangeredEndangered Critically EndangeredCritically Endangered extinct in the wildExtinct Wild extinctExtinct
Status taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.

US Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in US Threatened in New Hampshire Threatened in NH Endangered in US Endangered in US Endangered in NH Endangered in NH Introduced Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife and NH Fish and Game

  New Hampshire Species


 North/Central American Species

None   None

Other Species Around the World

Africa Africa Asia Asia Australia Australia/Oceania Europe Europe North America North America South America South America New Hampshire Species NH

Gray-winged Trumpeter - Psophia crepitans Least Concern South America
Pale-winged Trumpeter - Psophia leucoptera Least Concern South America