Order: Passeriformes | Family: Cotingidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonas, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female (frontalis) | Loc. No Data
Age: Adult | Sex: Male & Female | Loc. Amazonas, Peru | Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Plataforma, San Martin
Status: The Scarlet-breasted Fruiteater is uncommon in montane forests of the east slope of the Andes where it appears to occur in disjunct populations. It is known to range at elevations between 900-2000 m. The Scarlet-breasted Fruiteater also occurs in Ec and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Frutero de Pecho Escarlata.
Sub-species: Scarlet-breasted Fruiteater (Pipreola frontalis squamipectus), (Chapman), 1925. E slope of Andes from N Ecuador S to N Peru (S to San Martín).
(Pipreola frontalis frontalis), (P. L. Sclater), 1859. E slope from C Peru S to C Bolivia (W Santa Cruz).
Meaning of Name: Pipreola: A variation on Pipra in order to indicate affinity” (Snow 1982).
frontalis: L. frontalis: fronted, frontal, forehead, brow; in reference to the distinctive, contrastingly colored forehead patch.
- 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.