French: Coracine chauve German: Kapuzinerkotinga Spanish: Cotinga capuchino
Extreme E Colombia (E Guainía), S & E Venezuela (S Amazonas, E Bolívar), the Guianas and N Brazil N of Amazon (from upper R Negro and Manaus area E to Amapá).
34·5–35·5 cm; male 320–402 g, female 267–367 g. Very odd-looking cotingid, with “cowled” head; bill long and strong, hooked at tip... read more
Male call is a loud, mooing “grr-aaa-oooo”. Female a rasping “waaaaaa” as... read more
Humid forest; mostly occurs below 600 m, but in Venezuelan mountains present up to 1400 m.
Food and feeding
Mainly fruits, also large insects; single record of bat (Chiroptera) seized from among foliage. Fruits mostly from trees in forest... read more
Laying in Feb–Apr in Guyana, Nov–Mar in Surinam and Jul and Oct in French Guiana; song and display at least Dec–Jul,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally fairly common in the Guianan forests, where populations concentrated around leks and easily detected. In Surinam, where most intensively... read more
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