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Cotingas (Cotingidae)

Long-wattled Umbrellabird (Cephalopterus penduliger) - HBW 9, p. 102

French: Coracine casquée German: Langlappen-Schirmvogel Spanish: Paragüero Corbatudo

Taxonomy: Cephalopterus penduliger P. L. Sclater, 1859, Pallatanga, Chimborazo, Ecuador.
May form a superspecies with C. glabricollis and C. ornatus; all three suggested by some as being possibly conspecific, but this considered unlikely. Monotypic.

Distribution: Pacific slope of Andes in SW Colombia (S from Valle) and W Ecuador (S to El Oro).