French: Cotinga chevalier German: Scharlachbrustkotinga Spanish: Frutero pechirrojo sureño
P. L. Sclater
Samaipata, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
E slope from C Peru (S from Cordillera Azul and Cerros del Sira) S to C Bolivia (W Santa Cruz).
15·5–16·5 cm; three males 42·5–44·3 g, one female 38 g. Male has green head, face darker bluish green, green upperparts, wings and... read more
Song a rising, high-pitched, thin, somewhat stuttering trill that descends over its final part,... read more
Midstorey and subcanopy of foothill, premontane and montane forests, more rarely at borders, mainly... read more
Food and feeding
Apparently only fruit; no details. Joins mixed-species flocks. Usually found in pairs or alone, like others of genus.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Poorly known. Considered uncommon to locally fairly common, but inconspicuous behaviour possibly obscures its true status. Recorded... read more
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