French: Coracine ignite German: Rotkehlkotinga Spanish: Yacutoro
Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
P. s. occidentalis
Chapman, 1914 – W Andes and W slope of C Andes of Colombia, and W slope in NW Ecuador (S to Pichincha).
P. s. granadensis
(Lafresnaye, 1846) – Sierra de Perijá (on Colombia–Venezuela border), N & W Venezuela (Andes, and Coastal Range E to Distrito Federal) and E Andes and E slope of C Andes of Colombia.
P. s. masoni
Ridgway, 1886 – Andes of N & C Peru (Amazonas to Pasco).
P. s. orenocensis
(Lafresnaye, 1846) – E Venezuela (NE Bolívar) and adjacent N Guyana.
P. s. scutatus
(Shaw, 1792) – SE Brazil (Bahia and S Goiás S to Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones, Corrientes).
Male 43–46 cm, two birds (scutatus) 413 g and 419 g; female 36–39 cm, two birds (scutatus) 350 g and 390 g, two (granadensis) 300... read more
Male advertising call a double boom consisting of two brief, but intense, hollow-sounding pulses of... read more
Forest and forest borders, mainly humid and montane forest; lowland and locally drier forest in E... read more
Food and feeding
Fruit, and large insects. Many kinds of fruit recorded, from large ones (e.g. palms, nutmegs) to small ones (Cecropia, ... read more
Laying in Mar–Jul, peak Apr–May, in C Andes of Colombia. Lek display rarely seen, small groups of males gather close together... read more
Mostly resident. Tendency for individuals of Brazilian population (nominate) to appear briefly in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to rare, and generally local. Populations in some areas reduced by deforestation. Occurs in many protected areas, including e.g. Sierra... read more
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