Cotingas (Cotingidae)

Banded Cotinga (Cotinga maculata) - HBW 9, p. 94

French: Cotinga cordonbleu German: Südliche Prachtkotinga Spanish: Cotinga Maculado

Taxonomy: Ampelis maculatus Statius Muller, 1776, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
May form a superspecies with C. amabilis, C. ridgwayi, C. nattererii, C. maynana and C. cotinga, and all sometimes treated as conspecific. Probably closest to last of those, which similar in plumage and in male’s wingtip modification. Monotypic.

Distribution: Littoral areas of E Brazil in SE Bahia and N Espírito Santo.