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Banded Cotinga
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Male
Information
Range south-east Brazil.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Cotingidae
Genus Cotinga
Species Cotinga maculata
Conservation Status
ENSpecies
Endangered

The Banded cotinga (Cotinga maculata), is a species of cotinga in the Cotingidae family. It is endemic to south-east Brazil.

Its natural habitat is tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss as its population is estimated to number 250-999 mature individuals.

Ecology

It inhabits the canopy of the lowland Atlantic forest, and has a diet of seeds, berries, fruit, caterpillars, and other insects.

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