French: Piauhau noir German: Goldflügelkotinga Spanish: Cotinga negro
Serra do Mar, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
SE Brazil in extreme E São Paulo, extreme S Minas Gerais and S Rio de Janeiro.
26·5–27·5 cm. General proportions like those of a thrush (Turdidae), with rather short wings rounded at tip; slightly hooked bill notched near tip, rictal... read more
Male call an extremely pure whistle, with short break, followed by slightly higher-pitched ending,... read more
Montane forest; mainly 1200–2050 m.
Food and feeding
Mainly fruit, also insects. Few identified records, but fruits of Lauraceae apparently important, and those of Rapanea (... read more
Old record of nest found in Nov, without details; available data indicate that females begin to moult in Dec, suggesting possible breeding... read more
Some wandering to lower altitudes in off-season indicated by Jul record in Serra do Itatiaia at c.... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Mountains EBA. Locally common. Numerous in upper parts of... read more
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