Category Archive: Cotingidae

Aug 06 2014

The Yellow-billed Cotinga Sanctuary in Costa Rica

American Bird Conservancy and Osa Conservation have recently secured a key 11.8 ha (29.1 acres) property on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula for the IUCN Endanged Yellow-billed Cotinga. The property, now known as the Yellow-billed Cotinga Sanctuary is located near the town of Rincon on the eastern side of the Peninsula, and on the western shores …

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Dec 27 2011

NOTES ON THE BEHAVIOR OF THE WHITE BELLBIRD

White Bellbird (Procnias albus) Science Article 1 abstract Little has been recorded of the White Bellbird (Procnias alba) in the field. In March 1960 I made brief observationso n a singlea dult male in the Kanaku Mountains of southern Guyana, but my description of the displays was very incomplete (B. K. Snow 1961, Auk 78: …

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Dec 26 2011

PREDATION AND ANTIPREDATOR BEHAVIOR AT GUIANAN COCK-OF-THE-ROCK LEKS

Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola) Science Article 1 abstract I documented predator attacks and antipredator behavior at four display sites of Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock (Rupicolaru picola) in Suriname from 1980 to 1985. Most observations were made at a large lek that averaged 55 territorial males, with supplemental data on display groups of 1, 2, and 6 males. …

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Dec 26 2011

NOTES ON THE BEHAVIOR AND ECOLOGY OF THE RED-COTINGAS (COTINGIDae: PHOENICIRCUS)

Guianan Red-Cotinga (Phoenicircus carnifex) Science Article 1 abstract The two specieso f red-cotingas,P hoenicircus, are little-known birds with a patchy distribution in the rain forests of northern and central South America. We observed the foraging, displays, and vocalizations of the Guianan Red-Cotinga (P. curnifex) in Suriname and of the Black-necked Red-Cotinga (P. nigricollis) in northeastern …

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Jul 07 2011

Crimson Fruitcrow (Haematoderus militaris)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Cotingidae | [latin] Haematoderus militaris | [UK] Crimson Fruitcrow | [FR] Cotinga ecarlate | [DE] Karminvogel | [ES] Pajaro-militar | [NL] Karmozijnvruchtenkraai Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Physical charateristics Shiny crimson head and body, breast darker crimson. Wings and tails dusky brown with upper mandible rd-brown and lower mandible much paler. Feamle …

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Jul 07 2011

Guianan Red-Cotinga (Phoenicircus carnifex)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Cotingidae | [latin] Phoenicircus carnifex | [UK] Guianan Red-Cotinga | [FR] Cotinga rouge de Guyane | [DE] Blutkotinga | [ES] Cotinga Rojo Guayanes | [NL] Rode Cotinga Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Physical charateristics The male has a brilliant scarlet crown, breast, rump, and tail. The sides of the head, throat, back, …

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May 08 2011

Dusky Purpletuft (Lodopleura fusca)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Cotingidae | [latin] Lodopleura fusca | [UK] Dusky Purpletuft | [FR] Cotinga brun | [DE] Braunkopf-Zwergkotinga | [ES] Cotinguita Oscuro | [IT] Pettoviola bruno | [NL] Zwartkap-dwergcotinga Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Male black above with a white band on rump. Underparts brown bu with white on belly. Female has white …

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May 08 2011

Spangled Cotinga (Cotinga cayana)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Cotingidae | [latin] Cotinga cayana | [UK] Spangled Cotinga | [FR] Cotinga de Cayenne | [DE] Turkisblaue Kotinga | [ES] Cotinga Celeste | [IT] Cotinga adorna | [NL] Halsbandcotinga Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Procnias cayana Cotinga cayana SA Amazonia Physical charateristics The male …

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May 08 2011

Purple breasted Cotinga (Cotinga cotinga)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Cotingidae | [latin] Cotinga cotinga | [UK] Purple-breasted Cotinga | [FR] Cotinga de Daubenton | [DE] Purpurlatzkotinga | [ES] Cotinga Pechimorado | [IT] Cotinga pettopurpureo | [NL] Purperborstcotinga Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics The male is a deeper blue than the Spangled Cotinga (Cotinga cayana) and its purple extends much lower …

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May 08 2011

Pompadour Cotinga (Xipholena punicea)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Cotingidae | [latin] Xipholena punicea | [UK] Pompadour Cotinga | [FR] Cotinga pompadour | [DE] Amazonien-Pompadourkotinga | [ES] Cotinga Pompadour | [IT] Cotinga vinacea | [NL] Pompadourcotinga Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics The male has a deep claret-purple colour, darker on the head. The wings are mainly white and the purple …

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