French: Cotinga à face noire German: Schwarzgesichtkotinga Spanish: Cotinga carinegro
Lowery and O’Neill
Balta, Río Curanja, Loreto, Peru
SE Peru (Ucayali, Cuzco, Madre de Dios) and adjacent parts of Brazil (upper R Juruá, in Acre) and Bolivia (Pando).
23 cm; two males 89 g and 91 g, one female 81 g. Bill wide at base, slightly hooked at tip, rictal bristles well developed, scattered feathers on chin and crown with hardened... read more
Song an upwardly inflected “briiing”; another call, used frequently in counter-calling... read more
Humid forest, especially swampy or seasonally flooded forest along lake and river margins; in... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly fruit, plucked in hovering flight; also insects, winged ants (Hymenoptera) recorded; also, perhaps exceptionally, flower parts.... read more
Two nests recorded, both in Sept in Peru; laying in late Aug or Sept in Bolivia. Both nests very small: one, made of fine plant fibres and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in South-east Peruvian Lowlands EBA. Not well known. Probably not uncommon. Lives in habitat where... read more
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