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Tijuca atra
Black-and-gold Cotinga (Tijuca atra)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Cotingidae
Genus Tijuca

Tijuca is a genus of cotingas in the Cotingidae family.

They both have small ranges, occurring in montane forest in south-east Brazil. Their diet includes fruit.

They are fairly large cotingas, 24–26.5 centimetres long. The grey-winged cotinga and female black-and-gold cotinga are mainly olive, while the male black-and-gold cotinga is mostly black with a yellow wing-speculum. They have high-pitched, whistling calls.


It contains two species:

Black-and-gold Cotinga (Férussac, 1829) (Tijuca atra)
Grey-winged Cotinga (Snow, 1980) (Tijuca condita)