French: Araponga à gorge nue German: Nacktgesichtkotinga Spanish: Campanero meridional
Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
E Brazil (Pernambuco, Alagoas and S Minas Gerais S to S Mato Grosso do Sul and Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones).
Male 29 cm, 163–225 g; female 27 cm, 140–158 g. Distinctive bellbird; short bill very wide at gape. Male has plumage entirely white; skin of throat and area... read more
Male advertising call a very loud, explosive, metallic “bock”, followed by series of... read more
Humid forest; to c. 1000 m.
Food and feeding
Fruits. In Alagoas and Bahia study areas, 16 fruit species (from 11 families) identified, among them four species of Myrtaceae, two each of... read more
Season in N of range (Alagoas and Bahia) probably Oct–Feb, based on male display and calling; in single known nest, laying probably... read more
Not well understood; altitudinal movements likely, but uncertain whether or not regularly seasonal... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Endemic to the Atlantic Forest. Locally relatively common; rare in Argentina and Paraguay. Numbers have certainly declined as a result of destruction of E... read more
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