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Tijuca is a genus in the cotinga family Cotingidae.


It contains two species:

They both have small ranges, occurring in montane forest in south-east Brazil.


Description / Sub-species IDs:

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 (= distinctive wing patch).


Diet / Feeding

Their diet includes fruit.


Calls / Vocalizations

They make high-pitched, whistling calls.


Species Research by Sibylle Johnson


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