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 […]

Guianan Cock of the rock (Rupicola rupicola)

Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola) [order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Cotingidae | [latin] Rupicola rupicola | [UK] Guianan Cock-of-the-rock | [FR] Coq de roche de Guyane | [DE] Cayenne-Klippenvogel | [ES] | [NL] Oranje Rotshaan Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics The orange-plumaged Guianan Cock-of-the-rock, Rupicola rupicola is a stout-bodied passerine with an extraordinary half-moon crest, an orange-tipped […]

Sharpbill (Oxyruncus cristatus)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Cotingidae | [latin] Oxyruncus cristatus | [UK] Sharpbill | [FR] Oxyrhynque huppe | [DE] Flammenkopfkotinga | [ES] Picoagudo | [IT] Testa di fiamma | [NL] Scherpsnavel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Onychorhynchus cristatus Oxyruncus cristatus SA widespread Oxyruncus cristatus brooksi Oxyruncus cristatus cristatus Oxyruncus […]