Cotingas (Cotingidae)

Black-and-gold Cotinga (Tijuca atra) - HBW 9, p. 90

French: Cotinga noir German: Goldflügelkotinga Spanish: Cotinga Negro

Taxonomy: Tijuca atra Férussac, 1829, Serra do Mar, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Validity of genus uncertain; possibly better merged with structurally similar Lipaugus, as analysis of feather proteins suggested close relationship with L. vociferans; further study required. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Brazil, in extreme E São Paulo, extreme S Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro.