French: Coracine rouge German: Karminkotinga Spanish: Cotinga militar
Coracias ? Militaris
33–35 cm. Bill strong, hooked at tip, wide basally, rictal bristles well developed, legs relatively short, feet small. Male has feathers of crown, upper back and breast... read more
Male call a short, low-pitched “bock”.
Humid forest; to 200 m.
Food and feeding
Large insects; also takes some fruit. Insects recorded as eaten include beetles (Coleoptera), cicadas (Cicadidae) and large orthopterans;... read more
Nest-building recorded in Brazil (Manaus area) in Sept. Male flight-display with shallow beats to c. 30 m above forest, slow descent with... read more
Seasonal movements suspected, but no details.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Status not well known. Seems to be generally rare, local concentrations perhaps occurring in some areas at times. Was for long known only from the... read more
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