Red-crested cotinga

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Red-crested cotinga
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Ampelion
Species: A. rubrocristatus
Binomial name
Ampelion rubrocristatus
(D'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837)

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

It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest.