Black-faced cotinga

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Black-faced cotinga
Conioptilon mcilhennyi - Black-faced cotinga.jpg
Black-faced cotinga at Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Conioptilon
Lowery & O'Neill, 1966
Species: C. mcilhennyi
Binomial name
Conioptilon mcilhennyi
Lowery & O'Neill, 1966

The black-faced cotinga (Conioptilon mcilhennyi) is a species of bird in the family Cotingidae. It is the only member of the genus Conioptilon.

It is mainly found in the Amazon Basin of eastern Peru as well as in adjacent border areas of western Brazil and northwestern Bolivia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Geographic distribution[edit]

Foiund in the Madre de Dios and Balta in South Ucayali, the rio Caimisea, Cuzco, and in rios Tejo and Juruá in Western Brazil.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Conioptilon mcilhennyi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
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