male; purple throat; black body; size of a small crow (Panama; 2008-06-05)

Purple-throated Fruitcrow
Querula purpurata

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: a noisy and conspicuous bird (the size of a small crow) that often moves about in small troops looking for fruiting trees; only the male sports the purple throat that gives this species its common name (the female is entirely black).

the male's throat can be pooched out a bit (Panama; 2008-06-05)

female; entirely black plumage (Panama; 2008-06-05)