Orange-breasted Fruiteater (Pipreola jucunda) - HBW 9, p. 83
French: Cotinga jucunda
Spanish: Frutero Pechinaranja
Taxonomy: Pipreola jucunda P. L. Sclater, 1860, Cachillacta, Pichincha, Ecuador.
Closely related to P. aureopectus, P. lubomirskii and P. pulchra, and all sometimes treated as conspecific, but plumages distinct; geographical range overlap, but without intergradation, between present species and P. aureopectus in SW Colombia (Nariño). Monotypic.
Distribution: W slope of W Andes in Colombia (S from S Chocó) and Ecuador (S to Guayas).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Long song from adult male. Locality Refugio Paz de las Aves, Mindo Valley, Pichincha Province, Ecuador
Scott Olmstead 16 November 2008 3 years ago 3
Calls from a pair: male gives the short, loud, strongly upslurred notes, female gives the lighter, more drawn-out notes. Locality Refugio Paz de las Aves, Mindo Valley, Pichincha Province, Ecuador
Scott Olmstead 20 November 2008 3 years ago 0