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Spangled cotinga

Cotinga cayana Photo by Greg Hume (Wikipedia) Common name:spangled cotinga (en); cotinga-pintada (pt); cotinga de Cayenne (fr); cotinga celeste (es); türkisblaue kotinga (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CotingidaeRange:This species is found in northern South America, east of the Andes, from eastern Colombia and south eastern Venezuela south to Mato Grosso in central Brazil, and to central Bolivia.Size:These birds […]

Fiery-throated fruiteater

Pipreola chlorolepidota Photo by Dusan Brinkhuizen (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:fiery-throated fruiteater (en); anambé-de-garganta-vermelha (pt); cotinga à gorge rouge (fr); frutero gorjirrojo (es); orangekehlkotinga (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CotingidaeRange:This species is found in the eastern foothills of the Andes from southern Colombia to central Peru.Size:These birds are 12-13 cm long and weigh about 30 g.Habitat:The fiery-throated fruiteater […]

Black-and-gold cotinga

Tijuca atra Photo by Luiz Ribenboim (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:black-and-gold cotinga (en); saudade (pt); cotinga noir (fr); cotinga negro (es); goldflügelkotinga (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CotingidaeRange:This species is endemic to south-eastern Brazil, occuring in Rio de Janeiro, extreme eastern São Paulo and adjacent areas of southern Minas Gerais.Size:These birds are 24-27,5 cm long.Habitat:The black-and-gold cotinga is […]

Chestnut-crested cotinga

Ampelion rufaxilla Photo by Lior Kislev (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:chestnut-crested cotinga (en); cotinga-de-crista-castanha (pt); cotinga à tête rousse (fr); cotinga cresticastaño (es); braunohrkotinga (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CotingidaeRange:This South American species is found in the Andes from Colombia to Bolivia. In Colombia it occurs in the central Andes south to Quindío and Huila, and in the […]

Red-ruffed fruitcrow

Pyroderus scutatus Photo by Mauricio Rueda (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:red-ruffed fruitcrow (en); pavó (pt); coracine ignite (fr); yacú toro (es); rotkehlkotinga (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily Cotingidae Range:This species is found in two separate populations, one in Venezuela, western Colombia and northern Peru, and another in south-eastern Brazil and Paraguay.Size:These birds are 38-50 cm and weigh about […]

Bearded bellbird

Procnias averano Photo by Steve Garvie (Birds of the World) Common name:bearded bellbird (en); araponga-do-nordeste (pt); araponga barbu (fr); campanero barbudo (es); bartkotinga (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CotingidaeRange:This species is found in two disjunct subspecies. P. a. carnobara is found in Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana and marginally into northern Brazil, while P. a. averano is found in north-eastern […]


Perissocephalus tricolor (Photo from Zoo Chat) Common name:capuchinbird (en); maú (pt); coracine chauve (fr); pájaro capuchino (es); kapuzinerkotinga (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CotingidaeRange:This species is found in northern Brazil, north of the Amazon river, in the Guyanas, in south-eastern Venezuela and marginally across the border into Colombia.Size:These birds are 34,5-36 cm long. Males weigh 320-395 while the […]

Purple-throated fruitcrow

Querula purpurata Photo by Paul Willoughby (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:purple-throated fruitcrow (en); anambé-una (pt); coracine noire (fr); frutero gorgirrojo (es); purpurbrustkotinga (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CotingidaeRange:This species is found from Nicaragua and Costa Rica to northern Bolivia, the Guyanas and northern Brazil, down to Mato Grosso, Tocantins and Maranhão.Size:These birds are 22-30 cm long and weigh 105-115 […]


Oxyruncus cristatus (Photo from Bird Forum) Common name:sharpbill (en); araponga-do-horto (pt); oxyrhynque huppé (fr); picoagudo (es); flammenkopfkotinga (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CotingidaeRange:This species is found in a series of disjunct areas from Costa Rica to south-eastern Brazil, including the tepuis of southern Venezuela and the Guianas, Amapa, eastern Para, the Brazilian coast from Bahia to Santa Catarina, and […]

Long-wattled umbrellabird

Cephalopterus penduliger (Photo from Flickr) Common name: long-wattled umbrellabird (en); anambé-papudo (pt); coracine casquée (fr); paragüero corbatudo (es); langlappen-schirmvogel (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Cotingidae Range: This South American species is only found in the Pacific slopes and adjacent lowlands of south-west Colombia and western Ecuador. Size: These birds are 38-51 cm long and have […]