The Green-and-black Fruiteater (Pipreola riefferii) is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela where it inhabits subtropical or tropical moist montanes.
Diet / Feeding
As suggested by this species' name, these birds mostly eat fruit or insects.
Cotingas have broad bills with hooked tips, rounded wings, and strong legs.
The males have a green plumage with a black head and yellow markings, while the females' plumages are mostly plain.
Breeding / Nesting
Males will mate with several females. The females alone care for the eggs and young.
They construct cup nests.
Species Research by Sibylle Johnson
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