Bay-vented cotinga

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Bay-vented cotinga
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Doliornis
Species: D. sclateri
Binomial name
Doliornis sclateri
(Taczanowski, 1874)

The bay-vented cotinga (Doliornis sclateri) is a species of bird in the family Cotingidae. It is endemic to Peru.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.


Males have a black crown and nape (with partially concealed red crests), and are dark brown above and paler brown below, with reddish brown tail-coverts and grey throat and sides of head and neck. Female are similar, but lack black crown.[2]


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