French: Cotinga à col noir German: Samtkotinga Spanish: Cotinga rojo cuellinegro
Rio Negro near Barcelos, Brazil
E Ecuador, NE Peru, SE Colombia, extreme S Venezuela (S Amazonas), and upper and middle Amazonian Brazil (E to lower R Negro and, S of Amazon, to lower and middle R Tapajós and R Curuá).
Male 22 cm, 93 g; female 24 cm. Distinctive; feathers of forehead directed forwards, half concealing nostrils, prominent bristly feathers around base of both mandibles,... read more
Male advertising call a loud “whea”, often preceded by soft “wur”; in... read more
Humid forest; to 400 m.
Food and feeding
Almost exclusively fruit, but few details; only identified fruits Trichilia (Meliaceae). Also arachnid remains in one stomach.
No information. In NE Peru, male seen to display, with several others in auditory contact, from 3–5 favoured perches, often... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally rare and local; recorded at only two localities in Venezuela. Known to occur in some protected areas, e.g. Amacayacu National Park, in... read more
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