Red-crested cotinga

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Red-crested cotinga
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Ampelion
A. rubrocristatus
Binomial name
Ampelion rubrocristatus

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.


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