Berryeater

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Berryeaters
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Carpornis
G.R. Gray, 1846

Carpornis, the berryeaters, is a genus of bird in the family Cotingidae. These primarily frugivorous birds are endemic to the Atlantic forest of eastern Brazil. Both species are mainly greenish-yellow with a black hood.

It contains the following species:

References[edit]

  • Fitzpatrick, J. W. (2004). Berryeater(Carpornis). pp. 79–80 in: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., & Christie, D. A. eds. (2004). Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 9. Cotingas to Wagtails. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 84-87334-69-5