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.
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