Insights into the Reproductive Ecology of the Critically Endangered Trinidad Piping-Guan, Pipile pipile Revealed Through Camera Trapping

Luke Rostant

Abstract


The Trinidad Piping-Guan (or Pawi), Pipile pipile, (family Cracidae) is a species endemic to the island of Trinidad (Hayes et al. 2009). During the National Wildlife Survey component of the National Restoration, Carbon Sequestration, Wildlife, and Livelihoods Project initiated by the Environmental Management Authority, an adult Pawi with chick were pictured by one of the Reconyx HC600 cameras deployed in the proposed Matura National Park. The photo capture reveals that adults and young spend some time on the ground, perhaps engaging in foraging.

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