The Rufous-vented Chachalaca (<em>Ortalis ruficauda</em>) in the West Indies

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P. William Smith
Susan. A Smith

The Rufous-vented Chachalaca (Ortalis ruficauda) is included in the avifauna of the West Indies (sensu Bond 1936) based upon its presence on Union Island and Bequia in the St. Vincent Grenadines (Ober in Lawrence 1878, Ogilvie-Grant 1893). On 23 May 1998, we observed and estimated the number of calling Rufous-vented Chachalacas on the island of Bequia.

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