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Javan Cochoa

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Photo by Mark HarperGunung Gede Java, Indonesia, April 2017
Photo by Mark Harper
Gunung Gede Java, Indonesia, April 2017
Cochoa azurea


[edit] Identification

23 cm (9 in)

  • Dark blue upperparts
  • Blue crown and edges of upper wing-coverts and flight feathers
  • Purplish-blue underparts
  • Black iris, bill and legs

Female duller blue above and dark brown below.
Immature dull blue upperparts with brown wing-coverts, fawn underparts, speckled dark brown.

[edit] Distribution

Mountains of west and central Java.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Montane rainforests at heights around 900–3000 m.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their main diet consists of fruit and berries.

[edit] Breeding

There is little information. They build a cup nest.

[edit] Gallery

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[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved June 2017)
  3. Wikipedia

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