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Inca Turn

Larosterna inca

Range

  • West coast of South America

Habitat

  • Shoreline

Diet

  • Small fish

Easily recognizable by their mustache feathers, the length of these feathers is said to represent how healthy the bird is.

Juveniles are brown and only develop the mustache when they reach maturity. Courting takes place in the air with ariel demonstrations and chasing with gifts of food.

 

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