Black-headed berryeater

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Black-headed berryeater
Carpornis melanocephala.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Carpornis
Species: C. melanocephala
Binomial name
Carpornis melanocephala
(Wied, 1820)

The black-headed berryeater (Carpornis melanocephala) is a species of bird in the family Cotingidae. It is endemic to Brazil.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


Green and yellow with red iris, bodies are mostly black and olive. They have short dark bills.[2]


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