Pyrenean Chamois | Online Record Book Preview
This is a preview of the Pyrenean Chamois species only.
Once you subscribe you will be able to view all the entry details for hundreds of different species, including full score sheets and photos.
Pyrenean Chamois - Species Detail
Rupricapra pyrenaica pyrenaica
Sarrio, isart (Sp), Pyrenäen Gams (G), Chamois des Pyrénées, Izard (F).
DESCRIPTION (male) Shoulder height 29-30 inches (74-76 cm). Weight 55-90 pounds (25-41 kg).
Summer coat is reddish, turning brown in winter. Underparts are pale. Rump, throat, lower jaw and front of face are yellowish. Larger and darker than the Cantabrian chamois, with longer, thicker horns.
DISTRIBUTION Locally in the Pyrenees Mountains of northeastern Spain and southern France.
STATUS Stable, with numbers estimated at 20,000 in 1981.
The Pyrenean Chamois currently has 380 Entries listed in the SCI Record Book!
Once you subscribe you'll be able to access photos and full socre sheets for all of these entries. Plus you can filter, sort, and search through all species and entries in the SCI database. If you would like to subscribe now to have access to the entire database, please click here.
Return to Top