Banded Cotingas

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The Banded Cotinga (Cotinga maculata) is a South American endemic that is found in south-eastern Brazil. This species is threatened by habitat loss.

Natural Habitat:

Tropical moist lowland forests.

Diet / Feeding

These cotingas feed mainly on fruit.


The males have colorful plumage. The females are much duller than males and are mainly brown.

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson

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