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Bay-vented Cotinga
A Bayvented Cotinga
Male
Information
Range Peru
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Cotingidae
Genus Doliornis
Species Doliornis sclateri
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Bay-vented cotinga (Doliornis sclateri), is a species of cotinga in the Cotingidae family. It is endemic to Peru.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Identification

Males have a black crown and nape (with partially concealed red crests), and are dark brown above and paler brown below, with reddish brown tail-coverts and grey throat and sides of head and neck. Female are similar, but lack black crown.

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