Pompadour cotinga

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Pompadour cotinga
Xipholena punicea -Miami Metrozoo -male-8a.jpg
Male at Miami MetroZoo, Florida, USA
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Xipholena
Species: X. punicea
Binomial name
Xipholena punicea
(Pallas, 1764)

The pompadour cotinga (Xipholena punicea) is a species of bird in the family Cotingidae, the cotingas. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


Further reading[edit]

  • Snow, D.W. (1971). "Display of the Pompadour Cotinga Xipholena punicea." Ibis 113(1):102-104

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