Order: Passeriformes | Family: Cotingidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Guyana
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. No Data
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. No Data
Status: The Purple-throated Cotinga is rare in a small region in northern Peru with forests with predominantly poor soils. It also occurs in Co and Br.
Name in Spanish: Cotinga de Pecho Púrpura.
Sub-species: Purple-breasted Cotinga (Cotinga cotinga), (Linnaeus), 1766.
Meaning of Name: Cotinga: Tupí name Catingá= bright forest (bird), for the colourful cotingas. cotinga.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.