Chestnut-crested cotinga

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Chestnut-crested cotinga
Ampelion rufaxilla - Chestnut-crested Cotinga (5741252596).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Ampelion
A. rufaxilla
Binomial name
Ampelion rufaxilla
(Tschudi, 1844)

The chestnut-crested cotinga (Ampelion rufaxilla) is a species of bird in the family Cotingidae.

It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Because of its large range and population density this species is not classified as vulnerable.[2]


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