French: Cotinga pompadour German: Pompadourkotinga Spanish: Cotinga Pompadour
South America = Suriname
Extreme E Colombia (Vichada S to N Vaupés), S & E Venezuela (S of R Orinoco), the Guianas, N & C Amazonian Brazil (E to Amapá and, S of Amazon, R Juruá E to W Pará and S to S Mato Grosso), NE Peru (Loreto) and extreme NE Bolivia (Serranía de Huanchaca); single records from SE Ecuador and NE Colombia (Arauca).
19–20 cm; male 60–72 g, female 58–76 g. Distinctive; wide-based bill rather flattened dorsoventrally, slightly hooked at tip, rictal bristles absent. Male... read more
Male call a loud, frog-like, rattling croak, given rarely; also rustling wing noise during display... read more
Canopy of humid forest; to 1300 m. Found in various forest types along Amazon, including ... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly fruit, some insects. Fruits of palms (including Euterpe) and Ficus and Brosimum (both Moraceae) recorded... read more
Calculated dates of onset of moult (presumably post-breeding) in all months of year, indicating no fixed breeding season. Male performs... read more
Probably wanders, perhaps extensively, in search of fruit, but no details known.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Most numerous N of Amazon, from E Colombia E to the Guianas; S of Amazon records sparse, probably representing small local populations or wandering... read more
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