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Category: Cotingidae

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bare necked Fruitcrow (Gymnoderus foetidus)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Cotingidae | [latin] Gymnoderus foetidus | [UK] Bare-necked Fruitcrow | [FR] Coracine a col nu | [DE] Nackthalskotinga | [ES] Cuellopelado | [IT] Cotinga testanuda | [NL] Kaalnek-vruchtenkraai Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Querula foetidus Gymnoderus foetidus SA Amazonia Physical charateristics The male is […]

Purple throated Fruitcrow (Querula purpurata)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Cotingidae | [latin] Querula purpurata | [UK] Purple-throated Fruitcrow | [FR] Coracine noire | [DE] Purpurbrustkotinga | [ES] Cotinga Querula | [IT] Cotinga golapurpurea | [NL] Purperkeel-vruchtenkraai Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Haematoderus purpurata Querula purpurata LA s Nicaragua through Amazonia Physical charateristics It […]

Capuchinbird (Perissocephalus tricolor)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Cotingidae | [latin] Perissocephalus tricolor | [UK] Capuchinbird | [FR] Coracine chauve | [DE] Kapuzinerkotinga | [ES] Pajaro-capuchino | [IT] Uccello cappuccino | [NL] Capuchonvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Cephalopterus tricolor Perissocephalus tricolor SA ne Amazonia Physical charateristics Crown and sided of the […]

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