White-tipped plantcutter

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White-tipped plantcutter
White-tipped Plantcutter (Phytotoma rutila).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Phytotoma
Species: P. rutila
Binomial name
Phytotoma rutila
Vieillot, 1818

The white-tipped plantcutter (Phytotoma rutila) is a species of bird in the family Cotingidae. As the other plantcutters, this species is sexually dimorphic and folivorous. It is found widely in woodland and scrub of south-eastern and south-central South America. It is mainly found in lowlands east of the Andes, but ranges well into the highlands in Bolivia.

References[edit]

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