Purple-breasted Cotinga (Cotinga cotinga) - HBW 9, p. 94
French: Cotinga de Daubenton
Spanish: Cotinga Pechimorado
Other common names: Blue Cotinga(!)
Taxonomy: [Ampelis] Cotinga Linnaeus, 1766, Belém, Pará, Brazil.
May form a superspecies with C. amabilis, C. ridgwayi, C. nattererii, C. maynana and C. maculata, and all sometimes treated as conspecific. Probably closest to last of those, which similar in plumage and in male’s wingtip modification. Monotypic.
Distribution: Extreme E Colombia, S & E Venezuela, the Guianas, and N & E Amazonian Brazil (E to W Maranhão and S to extreme N Goiás; W limit uncertain); isolated records in NE Peru (San Martín) and W Brazil (Rondônia).
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