Cotingas (Cotingidae)

Black-headed Berryeater (Carpornis melanocephala) - HBW 9, p. 79

French: Cotinga à tête noire German: Olivmantel-Beerenfresser Spanish: Cotinga Cabecinegro

Taxonomy: Procnias melanocephalus Wied, 1820, Quartel das Barreiras, road from River Itapemirim to River Itabapoana, south Espírito Santo, Brazil.
Genus was in the past sometimes merged with Ampelion, but now considered distinct, and not even amongst closest relatives. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Brazil, locally in Alagoas (Murici) and from Bahia S along coast to NE Paraná.