French: Cotinga porphyrion German: Schmuckflügelkotinga Spanish: Cotinga aliblanco
Rio Mucuri, Espírito Santo, Brazil
Coastal E Brazil from Paraíba S to N Rio de Janeiro.
19 cm; male 58–65 g, female 56–67 g. Distinctive; wide-based bill rather flattened dorsoventrally, slightly hooked at tip, rictal bristles absent. Male plumage... read more
Male call a croak, apparently similar to that of X. punicea; also high-pitched “ch... read more
Mainly dense humid forest; also, in N of range, more open forest, and in drier areas (up to more... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly fruit, also insects; occasionally flowers, including those of family Malpighiaceae, also buds and stamens of Pachira (... read more
Incubation recorded in Oct and egg-laying in Nov; gonad and moult data indicate season Oct–Feb. Displaying male makes upward flight... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES I. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Slope of Alagoas and Pernambuco EBA and Atlantic Forest Lowlands EBA. More or less confined to 13 protected... read more
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