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Black-faced Cotinga
737px-Conioptilon mcilhennyi - Black-faced cotinga
Information
Range Amazon Basin of eastern Peru as well as in adjacent border areas of western Brazil and northwestern Bolivia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Cotingidae
Genus Conioptilon
Species Conioptilon mcilhennyi
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Black-faced cotinga (Conioptilon mcilhennyi), is a species of cotinga in the Cotingidae family. It is the only member of the genus Conioptilon.

It is mainly found in the Amazon Basin of eastern Peru as well as in adjacent border areas of western Brazil and northwestern Bolivia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Distribution

Found in the Madre de Dios and Balta in South Ucayali, the rio Caimisea, Cuzco, and in rios Tejo and Juruá in Western Brazil.

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