Order: Passeriformes | Family: Cotingidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Morona-Santiago, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Mato Grosso, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Madre de Dios, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male & Female | Loc. Mato Grosso, Brazil
Status: The Purple-throated Cotinga can be uncommon in certain sites but is generally rare and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 450 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Cotinga de Garganta Púrpura.
Sub-species: Purple-throated Cotinga (Porphyrolaema porphyrolaema), (Deville and P. L. Sclater), 1852.
Meaning of Name: Porphyrolaema: Specific name given to this species Cotinga porphyrolaema Deville & P. Sclater, 1852. porphyrolaema.
- 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.