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Bay-vented Cotinga

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Photo by Leif GBosque Unchog, Peru, September 2006
Photo by Leif G
Bosque Unchog, Peru, September 2006
Doliornis sclateri

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[edit] Identification

21·5 cm
Male

  • Black lores, forehead and crown
  • Maroon-chestnut nuchal crest (usually at least partially concealed)

[edit] Distribution

South America: endemic to the eastern slope of Andes of central Peru

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

In the past, members of Deliornis were included in genus Ampelion2.

[edit] Habitat

Cloudforest, at or near tree-line, at heights around 2500–3600 m.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists of fruits and insects.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Restall et al. 2006. Birds of Northern South America. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300124156
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved March 2015)
  4. Wikipedia

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