Cotingas (Cotingidae)

Fiery-throated Fruiteater (Pipreola chlorolepidota) - HBW 9, p. 84

French: Cotinga à gorge rouge German: Orangekehlkotinga Spanish: Frutero Gorgirrojo

Taxonomy: Pipreola chlorolepidota Swainson, 1838, vicinity of Moyobamba, San Martín, Peru.
Apparently closely related to P. frontalis; speciation probably comparatively recent, but the two now exhibit extensive geographical overlap, although different altitudinal ranges. Monotypic.

Distribution: E slope of Andes from S Colombia (Cauca, W Caquetá) S to C & SE Peru (S to Pasco, also isolated record in extreme E Puno).

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