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 3 years ago 25 sec 4.2
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 3 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 3 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 2 years ago 35 sec 3.3
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 2 years ago 23 sec 3
An adult bird on a branch.
Locality Vogelpark Walsrode, Walsrode, Lower Saxony, Germany (Monotypic species)
Tomasz Doroń 24 August 2013 1 year ago 4
Capuchinbird (Perissocephalus tricolor) at Weltvgelpark Walsrode
Locality Vogelpark Walsrode, Walsrode, Lower Saxony, Germany
Elias Neideck 9 May 2013 1 year ago 3.8
Adult bird head.
Locality Parrot Park (NOP), Veldhoven, North Brabant Province, Netherlands (Monotypic species)
Tomasz Doroń 25 June 2009 4 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