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)
  • Turdus puniceus Pallas, 1764
  • Ampelis pompadora Linnaeus, 1766

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.


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

Further reading[edit]

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

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