Cotingas (Cotingidae)

Band-tailed Fruiteater (Pipreola intermedia) - HBW 9, p. 80

French: Cotinga à queue rayée German: Schmuckbauchkotinga Spanish: Frutero Colifajado

Taxonomy: Pipreola viridis intermedia Taczanowski, 1884, Maraynioc, central Peru.
Closely related to P. riefferii, and has been treated as conspecific; in addition to differences in plumage (especially tail colour), however, the two overlap in range in C Peru and in some areas occur together, although they differ in altitudinal range. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • intermedia Taczanowski, 1884 - E slope of Peruvian Andes, from La Libertad and San Martín S to Junín.
  • signata (Hellmayr, 1917) - E slope of Andes in SE Peru (Cuzco, Puno) and W Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba).

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