Capuchinbird (Perissocephalus tricolor) - HBW 9, p. 103
French: Coracine chauve
Other common names: Calfbird
Taxonomy: Corvus tricolor Statius Muller, 1776, Cayenne.
Probably closest to Cephalopterus; possibly related also to Pyroderus. Monotypic.
Distribution: Extreme E Colombia (E Vaupés), S & E Venezuela (S Amazonas, E Bolívar), the Guianas and N Brazil N of Amazon (from upper R Negro and Manaus area E to Amapá).
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an individual perched where the old lek was located Locality Cuyuní River, Bolívar State, Venezuela
DAVID ASCANIO 4 July 2011 2 years ago 25 sec 4.3
A bird in a lek, repeated in slow motion, followed by a view of the habitat with calls of this species on the background. Locality Acarouany Creek, Mana, French Guiana (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 26 April 2011 2 years ago 31 sec 4
First a dorsal, then a frontal, and then a ventral view of a bird in a lek, all of them partly concealed by vegetation. Locality Acarouany Creek, Mana, French Guiana (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 26 April 2011 2 years ago 22 sec 3.8
A close-up of a bird on a branch, preening, ejecting a corn grain and eating it again. Locality San Diego Zoo, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 19 June 2012 1 year ago 35 sec 3.8
an individual at the lek Locality Mina Brisas del Cuyuní, Las Claritas, Bolívar State, Venezuela
DAVID ASCANIO 30 April 2008 3 years ago 31 sec 3.2
Several views of a bird changing perch. Locality Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas, Texas, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 17 June 2012 1 year ago 23 sec 3
Capuchinbird (Perissocephalus tricolor) at Weltvgelpark Walsrode
Locality Vogelpark Walsrode, Walsrode, Lower Saxony, Germany
Elias Neideck 9 May 2013 1 year ago 3.8
An adult bird on a branch.
Locality Vogelpark Walsrode, Walsrode, Lower Saxony, Germany (Monotypic species)
Tomasz Doroń 24 August 2013 47 weeks ago 3.7
Adult bird head.
Locality Parrot Park (NOP), Veldhoven, North Brabant Province, Netherlands (Monotypic species)
Tomasz Doroń 25 June 2009 3 years ago 3.7
Adults displaying at 'lek' high in the canopy.
Locality Voltzberg-Raleigh Nature Reserve, Sipaliwini District, Suriname
Mark Andrews 5 December 2003 5 years ago 2.5