[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
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The male is bright turquoise blue with black showing through in places, mostly black wings and tail and a large throat and upper breast patch of bright magenta purple. The female is dark greyish brown above with a scaly effect. This is also seen on the throat and breast while the rest of the undreparts are paler.
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It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela, in the Guianas, the Amazon Basin and the eastern Orinoco River Basin of Venezuela.
It is found in humid forest and woodland where it is usually seen in the canopy or at the edges.
Sometimes it perches alone on branches for long periods in the morning. However, it is more often seen flying or perched on fruit trees, where many of this species can be found. It will also eat insects like drgonflies and flying termites from air with short sallies in flycatcher style
This species has a large range, with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 6,400,000 km